The holiday celebration at the Disneyland Resort is right around the corner! Decorations are up at the parks and there is a festive feeling! One of the best parts of the holiday season is the Disney Festival of the Holidays at Disney California Adventure Park. This is your Disneyland Foodie Guide for the Disney Festival of the Holidays at Disney California Adventure.

This year, the festival begins on November 12, 2021, and lasts for 59 days, through January 9, 2022. Guests can stroll through the park enjoying all that the holiday season has to offer, with different tastes, sights, and sounds from around the world. Enjoy the diverse season of celebrations with holidays including Christmas/Navidad, Diwali, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Three Kings Day.

The Festival Foods Marketplace

The Festival Foods Marketplace has eight locations offering tasty dishes from around the world inspired by the holiday season. In addition, there are special festival-inspired treats at select locations throughout the park. Pick up your Disney Festival of the Holidays Tasting Passport at any of the Festival Foods Marketplace kiosks. Then, receive stamps as you explore all the tastes of the season from around the world!

After collecting all of the stamps, head to the Holliday Central Pergola, near The Little Mermaid – Ariel’s Undersea Adventure, and receive a special completion stamp.

Returning this year, the popular Sip and Savor Pass will be available to purchase. This pass includes eight entitlements they redeem for select food and nonalcoholic beverages at participating locations. For guests that have an unredeemed 2020 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival Sip & Savor Pass, they may use the remaining entitlements for eligible items at participating locations. This is a one-time exception.

Alternatively, guests may request to exchange the unused, qualifying entitlement tabs for a Disney Gift Card eGift.

The holiday food offering can be viewed on the latest version of the Disneyland mobile app and some items are available for mobile order.

Who is ready for the festivities to begin?

Check out these menus!

Holiday Duets Marketplace

  • Braised Pork Belly Adobo with Garlic Fried Rice
  • Shrimp & Grits with Andouille Sausage
  • Pabana Cachaça Colada – Cachaça, passionfruit, banana, mango, coconut cream, and lime
  • Calamansi Melon Lemonade – Calamansi, cantaloupe, and house-made lemonade

 

Brews & Bites Marketplace

  • Impossible Chorizo Queso Fundido with House-made Tortilla Chips

Winter Sliderland Marketplace

  • Nashville Hot Turkey Slider with dill pickle
  • Bourbon Cranberry Cocktail – Bourbon, cranberry, orange, and cinnamon
  • Prickly Pear Tea Lemonade – Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Co. Ceylon Black Tea (cold brew), prickly pear beverage syrup, and house-made lemonade

Grandma’s Recipes Marketplace

  • Impossible Arepa Encantada
  • Gingerbread Mickey
  • Berries ‘n’ Crema – Huckleberry, strawberry, and raspberry house-made syrup, condensed and whole milk, and fruit-flavored cereal topped with house-made strawberry whipped cream

A Twist on Tradition Marketplace

  • Reimagined Beef Brisket Wellington
  • Reuben Potato Bites with Russian Dressing & Rye Toast Crumble
  • Churro Toffee Cold Brew Latte – Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company Mexico Origin-blend Coffee, Demerara and cinnamon sugar, vanilla bean and almond milk topped with whipped cream and churro toffee pieces
  • Red Sangria
  • Sauvignon Blanc

 

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Making Spirits Bright Marketplace

  • Cinnamon & Sugar Holiday Tart
  • “Hot Cocoa” Marshmallow Macaron
  • Maple Hazelnut Hot Buttered Rum – Rum and maple syrup with flavors of hazelnut, cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove topped with house-made salted caramel whipped cream
  • White Wine Flight
  • Red Wine Flight
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Favorite Things Marketplace

  • Holiday Stuffing Mac & Cheese
  • Chana Masala with Grilled Garlic Naan
  • Hibiscus Ginger Mezcal Mule – Mezcal, house-made hibiscus syrup, ginger, lime juice, and Topo Chico Mineral Water
  • Selection of Pale Ales and Stouts
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Merry Mashups Marketplace

  • Esquites Carnitas Mac & Cheese featuring Oaxaca and Cotija cheeses with spiced puffed rice
  • Holiday Spiced Wings with citrus cranberries
  • Holiday Mix
  • Honey Guava Pisco Punch – Pisco, guava, spicy honey syrup, ginger, and lime juice

Treats for Santa Marketplace

  • Mickey Snowman Cookie Decorating Kit
  • Holiday Mix
  • Maple Hazelnut Hot Buttered Rum – Rum and maple syrup with flavors of hazelnut, cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove topped with house-made salted caramel whipped cream
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Festival-inspired Offerings

In addition to the options available at the Festival Foods Marketplace, there are seasonal offerings throughout the park included with this Disneyland Foodie Guide.

Viva Navidad at Paradise Garden Grill (mobile order available)

  • Chile Relleno Plate – Roasted poblano stuffed with veggie stew topped with roasted tomato sauce and tofu crema served with Spanish rice and black beans (plant-based)
  • House-made Pozole – Mild red chile and pork stew with hominy topped with shredded cabbage, onions, radish, lime, and oregano served with tortilla chips (Sip and Savor Pass portion eligible)
  • Torta al Pastor – Soft telera roll, chorizo beans, pork al pastor, cabbage, guacamole, and crema served with tortilla chips and molcajete salsa (Sip and Savor Pass eligible)
  • Street-Style Tacos – Three corn tortilla tacos filled with carne asada, carnitas, and chicken with white onion and fresh cilantro served with Spanish rice and black beans topped with queso blanco (Sip and Savor Pass portion eligible)
  • Pineapple Tres Leches Roulade – Vanilla sponge with layers of pineapple filling and cinnamon buttercream finished with white chocolate mousse and tres leches soak
  • Kids’ Street-Style Tacos – Corn tortilla taco filled with choice of carne asada, carnitas, or chicken. It is served with Spanish rice and black beans topped with queso blanco. Choose from small low-fat milk or small DASANI Water.
  • Kids’ Cheese Quesadilla – A whole-wheat tortilla with melted cheese. It is served with mandarin orange and choice of small low-fat milk or small DASANI Water

 

Paradise Garden Carts

  • Beef Tamale with Red Sauce
  • Guava and Cheese Pan Dulce – Guava and cheese pan dulce finished with a colorful chocolate sarape
  • Maple-Hazelnut Hot Buttered Rum – Rum, maple syrup, and flavors of hazelnut, cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove topped with a house-made salted caramel whipped cream

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Willie’s Churro Cart

  • Chocolate-Pecan Churro – Classic churro topped with maple glaze, toasted pecans, and chocolate drizzle

Grizzly Peak Churro Cart

  • Peppermint Churro – Churro coated with crushed candy canes and drizzled with chocolate and vanilla icing

Hollywood Churro Cart

  • Chocolate-Hazelnut-Strawberry Churro – Classic churro drizzled with chocolate-hazelnut and strawberry sauces

Lucky Fortune Cookery (mobile order available)

  • Bao Bun with Seasonal Fruit – Crispy bao bun filled with seasonal fresh fruit tossed in a berry sauce and dusted with powdered sugar

Pacific Wharf Café (mobile order available)

  • Apple Fritter Bread Pudding – Warm apple-cinnamon bread pudding served with whipped cream and warm salted caramel sauce

Smokejumpers Grill (mobile order available)

  • Holiday Shake – Spiced shake garnished with green whipped cream and a red wreath donut
  • Loaded Latke – Traditional latke loaded with smoked brisket topped with soy yogurt-horseradish sauce and scallions

Sonoma Terrace (mobile order available)

  • Avocado Cheese Steak – Thinly sliced steak with grilled onions, bell peppers, jalapeños, avocado spread, and melted jack cheese
  • Peppermint Cold Brew Cocktail – Cold brew with coffee liqueur, a splash of crème de menthe, and crème de cacao garnished with a miniature candy cane
  • Cranberry Mule – A twist on a classic mule with cranberry juice and agave garnished with a sprig of rosemary and a cape cranberry

Studio Catering Truck (mobile order available)

  • Deconstructed Carnitas Tamal – Rajas con queso tamale, carnitas, salsa verde, avocado salsa, crema, and queso fresco
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Pym Tasting Lab (mobile order available)

  • Holiday Snack Molecules – Gingerbread and Mexican hot chocolate caramel corn, mini-pretzels, honey-roasted peanuts, dried cranberries, and popped sorghum

Terran Treats

  • Pineapple-Coconut Ration – Pineapple-flavored spiral churro dipped in a coconut-flavored glaze and sprinkled with toasted coconut

(Note: All offerings subject to change.)

The Disney Festival of the Holidays at Disney California Adventure Park starts on November 12, 2021. What dishes on this Disneyland Foodie Guide are you most excited to try?

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