A Guide to Prep for Pixar Fest 2024 at Disneyland Resort

A Guide to Prep for Pixar Fest 2024 at Disneyland Resort

Hey there, Disney and Pixar lovers! If you're as Pixar-crazy as I am, then you know there's no better place to be than Disneyland Resort this summer, especially with Pixar Fest kicking off this week, running from April 26 through August 4, 2024. It's a celebration of friendship that promises even more magic to enjoy before the summer crowds hit. Here’s everything you need to know, plus some incredible travel deals from my friends at Get Away Today to make your visit even more magical (and hey, if you book through my links, I might earn a little something too, but it won’t cost you anything extra – so it’s a win-win!).

1. Parade Extravaganza: “Better Together: A Pixar Pals Celebration!” 
I'm a Paint the Night STAN but I'm prepared to be dazzled by the new “Better Together: A Pixar Pals Celebration!” parade featuring our favorite characters like Buzz Lightyear, the incredible duo Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl and new friends like Joe Gardner, and the crew from Turning Red. This lively parade will float through Disney California Adventure Park twice daily, filled with vibrant energy and spectacular performances.

2. Spellbinding Fireworks: “Together Forever – A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular” 
Am I sad to see Wondrous Journeys go (again)?! Yes. But, experiencing the magic of Pixar storytelling under the stars with this updated version of “Together Forever” fireworks spectacular is something I'm willing to get excited about. This emotional journey through friendship will be enhanced with new scenes from our family's more recent favorites like "Onward" and "Luca" while keeping a portion from my personal favorite “Up”. Multiple viewing spots throughout the park will give way to perfect views of the show and it's soaring fireworks and pals flying through the sky!

3. Dance and Play at Club Pixar
By day, the Hollywood Backlot buzzes with photo ops and games at Club Pixar. By night, it transforms into an electrifying party zone with DJs, dancing, and character meet-and-greets. It's the ultimate Pixar party, and you're invited!

4. Interactive Fun with Pixar Pals Playtime Party 
Join the fun at the Fantasyland Theatre with the Pixar Pals Playtime Party. Dance, play, and enjoy Pixar shorts on the big screen in this interactive experience perfect for the whole family.


5. Taste Pixar-Inspired Delights
Starting May 10, delight in Pixar-themed foods at marketplaces around the park. Each location offers unique flavors inspired by Pixar films, ensuring a tasty adventure for all food lovers.

6. Magical Character Meet and Greets 
Meet beloved characters from Pixar films, including new friends from "Elemental," making their Disneyland debut just in time for Pixar Fest!

7. Exclusive Pixar Merchandise 
Get your hands on exclusive Pixar Fest merchandise, including the fan-favorite Pizza Planet popcorn bucket and other themed apparel to keep the Pixar spirit alive long after your visit.

8. Pixar Fest Decor 
The entire resort transforms into a vibrant celebration of Pixar, with colorful decorations and themed photo opportunities that make every corner Instagram-worthy.

9. Downtown Disney District Celebrations  
Extend the fun to Downtown Disney, adorned with Pixar decorations and select locations offering special menu items and merchandise to celebrate Pixar Fest in style.

10. Stay in the Heart of Pixar Magic at Pixar Place Hotel 
Make your stay truly unforgettable by booking at the Pixar Place Hotel, where Pixar films come to life around every corner, offering unique artwork and character experiences.

Last-Minute Travel Tips with Get Away Today 
Don't miss out on the incredible nighttime entertainment like World of Color and two different fireworks shows—including a special “Fire of the Rising Moons” experience in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. With so much to see, staying at least four nights lets you catch all the nighttime shows and enjoy a full day of Pixar Fest fun!

Get Away Today is offering unbeatable deals on Anaheim-area hotels, including free night specials at popular locations like The Westin Anaheim Resort and more. Plus, enhance your park experience with Park Hopper tickets and Genie+ for maximum flexibility and fun.

And for my SoCal peeps, snag the Southern California Resident ticket for as low as $75 per day. Check out these amazing offers here.

So, what are you waiting for? Let's make this an unforgettable summer with Pixar Fest at Disneyland Resort. Book now with Get Away Today for the best deals, and remember, when you use my links, you're supporting this blog at no extra cost to you—just more fun and savings for your magical adventure!

Can't wait to see you there, and remember, adventure is out there!

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