Pixar Pier will officially open at Disney’s California Adventure park on June 23rd! This new land is transforming the area of the park previously known as Paradise Pier and reimaging it to be themed to many beloved Pixar films! While we anticipate, the new land’s opening this summer, in the meantime we can enjoy the start of Pixar Fest! That’s right throughout Disneyland and California Adventure guests will be able to celebrate all things Pixar! The event begins on April 13th and runs through September 3rd.
Pixar Fest will bring us a NEW nighttime spectacular and re-introduce two parades! Throughout the event guests can also experience Pixar inspired food, Pixar meet-and-greets, Pixar merchandise, and themed decorations throughout the parks that will give a nod to our favorite Pixar movies!
Let’s take a look at some of the food offerings guests will have the opportunity to try during Pixar Fest:
Pixar Ball Caramel Apple
Everyone knows that iconic yellow and blue ball with the red star! The Pixar ball is a well-known symbol for the Pixar brand. Guest will find the Pixar ball at this event in the form of a decorated caramel apple!
Pixar Ball Cake Pop
A cake pop decorated like the Pixar ball will also be available!
Lots-o-Straw-“Bear”-y Funnel Cake
If you are a fan of the Toy Story movies then you of course know that famous bear Lots-o who “smells like strawberries!” Well at the Hungry Bear Restaurant in Disneyland park guests can enjoy the Lots-o-Straw-“Bear”-y Funnel Cake! This funnel cake is topped with… you guessed it: Strawberries!
Disneyland’s Hungry Bear Restaurant will also be home to another treat themed to Lots-o the bear! Here guests will also find the Lots-o-Straw-“Bear”-y Churros! The churro is a must-have Disney parks snack and this churro will be coated in a special strawberry sugar!
Over at the Golden Horseshoe in Disneyland park guests will find another Toy Story themed treat, this one inspired by everyone’s favorite cowboy, Woody! The Boot Beer will be a root beer float served inside of a souvenir Woody’s boot!
Jessie’s Berry Jubilee Funnel Cake
And we can’t forget about our favorite cowgirl, Jessie! The Stage Door Café at Disneyland park will be home to Jessie’s Berry Jubilee Funnel Cake!
Also at Pixar Fest guest can enjoy a sweet treat themed to Green Aliens from Toy Story! We know that these themed macarons will be filled with a lemon-blackberry filling. Sounds delicious!
Sully Popcorn Buckets
Popcorn carts throughout Disneyland will offer a Monsters Inc. themed popcorn bucket featuring Sully!
At the Lucky Fortune Cookery at Disney’s California Adventure park guests will find a very unique dish themed to Monsters Inc., Color-Changing Noodles! That’s right the noodles on your plate will actually change color! How does this work you may be wondering? The noodles will be soaked in cabbage before being served and will color change when lime or vinaigrette is drizzled on top. What a creative meal!
Mike Wazowski Sippers
Everyone loves Mike Wazowski from Pixar’s Monsters Inc.! Counter-service locations throughout California Adventure will have a souvenir Mike Wazowski Sipper available for purchase.
Mike Wazowski Krispie Treats!
Also available at counter-service locations guest can grab a Mike Wazowski Krispie Treat!
Mike Wazowski Sourdough Bread
If you have ever visited California Adventure then you know they are known for their sourdough bread that is made fresh right from the Pacific Wharf Café! You may have seen some of these sourdough loaves formed into iconic Disney characters such as Mickey and Minnie and even Tow Mater who is sold in Cars Land! Well now Mike Wazowski will also be available in sourdough bread form!
Dory Cake Pop
Dory the beloved Pixar character from Finding Nemo and Finding Dory will be featured in a themed cake pop!
Nemo Caramel Apple
Nemo from the Finding Nemo Film will also be featured in a sweet treat! Guests can purchase a Nemo decorated caramel apple!
Fried-ricksen Bologna Sandwich
The Fried-ricksen Bologna Sandwich will be a reference to the Pixar movie Up. This meal will be served at Carnation Café located in Disneyland park.
Fredrickson TV Dinner
Also a nod to Up, guests can order the Fredrickson TV Dinner. This dish will also be served at the Carnation Café inside Disneyland park.
Up Merit Badge Éclair
If you have seen the Pixar film Up then you know that Russell is in the process of achieving his merit badge. Inside the Jolly Holiday Bakery at Disneyland Park guests will find an Éclair themed to Russell’s merit badge!
The Capuccino Cart found in the Disneyland park will be home to the “Up”-Tart. The “Up”-Tart will be a Nutella Pop Tart!
At Café Orleans in Disneyland Park guests can enjoy beignets themed to Remy the lovable chef rat from the Pixar film Ratatouille!
Three-course Remy Menu
Ratatouille fans can’t miss this three-course feast! Also at Café Orleans in Disneyland park guests can order from a three-course Remy menu!
Pixar’s newest film Coco will also be represented at Pixar fest! The Coco Churro will be found in Frontierland at Disneyland park. The churro will be complete with Chocolate Powder, Vanilla Beans, Salted Cinnamon Sugar, Mexican Chocolate dipping sauce!
Souvenir Coco Jaritas “mugs”
Souvenir Coco mugs will be available at both Rancho del Zocalo in Disneyland park and at Paradise Garden Grill in California Adventure.
Everything on the menu for Pixar Fest sounds incredible! Will you be planning a visit to the Disneyland Resort during the event?! Our Kingdom Magic Team is also happy to help you plan your next adventure!