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Disney’s Aladdin – A Musical Spectacular to Close After More Than 14,000 Performances at California Adventure

Disney’s Aladdin – A Musical SpectacularFor nearly 13 years, Disney’s Aladdin – A Musical Spectacular has presented the magical tale of Aladdin in a lavish, immersive production at the Hyperion Theater in Disney California Adventure Park. The dynamic stage show became an instant hit with guests and the cast has performed it more than 14,000 times. Now, guests are invited to experience the “Wonderful! Magnificent! Glorious!” musical – with words such as those from the Genie and other memorable characters – before the final, flying carpet ride on January 10, 2016. An exciting, new stage presentation of Frozen will open at Hyperion Theater in the summer of 2016.

Since its premiere on Jan. 16, 2003, Disney’s Aladdin has entertained more than 13 million visitors. Based on the popular Disney animated film, Aladdin, with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Howard Ashman, and Tim Rice, the theme park show is filled with music, comedy, dancing and fantastic special effects — plus countless timely quips by the show’s magical Genie.

Disney’s Aladdin – A Musical Spectacular performs several times a day and now has Disney FastPass service, to reserve a show time. The schedule is available in the park’s show times guide.

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Rose Parade to Feature Disneyland Resort Float Entry in 2016

2016 Rose Parade Float Concept Art

The magic of the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration will come to life as a float in the 127th Rose Parade, broadcast live from Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 1, 2016. The parade will step off at 8 a.m. (PST) with the theme Find Your Adventure, and the Disneyland Resort float honors some of the most exciting adventures awaiting guests at the Happiest Place on Earth.

At the heart of the float will be a sparkling recreation of Sleeping Beauty Castle, complete with Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse welcoming everyone to the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration. Flanking the castle are two adventures that are brought to life at the Disneyland Resort. The first comes from the world of Frozen and depicts Elsa’s ice castle – straight out of Arendelle – accompanied by Anna, Elsa, Olaf and Kristoff. A separate adventure depicted on the float makes the jump to hyperspace and travels to a galaxy far, far away for a thrilling adventure dedicated to the Star Wars films and exciting new Star Wars experiences at Disneyland Park.

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Star Wars Themed Food Available in Tomorrowland at Disneyland

Jedi-Order-Chicken-SandwichThe Galactic Grill in Tomorrowland serves up specialty Star Wars-themed menu items as part of Season of the Force, a new themed experience celebrating iconic characters and moments from the Star Wars saga with special food, thrilling attractions and immersive experiences.

Guests may choose to follow the dark side or the light side with foods and beverages inspired by both sides of the Force. The Jedi Order Grilled Chicken Sandwich offers fuel for the light side with five-spice chicken breast, fried green beans, pickled red onions, purple watercress and wasabi mayonnaise. The First Order Specialty Burger gives guests a taste of the dark side, featuring an Angus beef and chorizo patty topped with fried cherry peppers and spicy-lime aioli on a dark bun.

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Santa Claus Brings Holiday Cheer to Disneyland Resort

Disneyland SantaDuring the 2015 Holiday season at the Disneyland Resort, Santa Claus brings holiday cheer to guests in a new location — in Critter Country at Disneyland park.

Winnie the Pooh and his friends have specially designed the location just for Santa, featuring festive décor with Hundred Acre Wood-inspired accents. Between preparing for his famous flight on Christmas Eve and leading his reindeer in A Christmas Fantasy parade, Santa Claus also pays visits to Elias & Co. at Disney California Adventure Park to hear guests’ holiday wishes.

Holidays at the Disneyland Resort continues now through Jan. 6, 2016. With themed attractions, decorations, delicious treats, commemorative merchandise, guests will find lots of ways to celebrate at the Merriest Place on Earth. Guests also may enjoy special seasonal entertainment such as A Christmas Fantasy parade and Disney ¡Viva Navidad!, along with the dazzling new Paint the Night parade and the Disneyland Forever fireworks spectacular.

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Star Wars Season of the Force Comes to Disneyland

Season of the Force signAs the Force awakens at the Disneyland Resort, Star Wars Season of the Force debuts Nov. 16, bringing exciting new experiences to Disneyland Park to celebrate all things Star Wars. Adding to the annual Holidays season and the dazzling 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration, Season of the Force in Tomorrowland will entertain fans of the famous film saga and guests looking forward to the future Star Wars-themed land.

Among the elements entering this galaxy are Star Wars Launch Bay, an interactive space in the newly named Tomorrowland Expo Center; Star Wars: Path of the Jedi, a cinematic overview of the Star Wars saga; a new adventure in Star Tours – The Adventures Continue, and the reimagined attraction, Hyperspace Mountain. Opening Dec. 8, Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple enhances this popular show with new characters and a new villain.

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