Your Guide to Annual Events in Disneyland Paris

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For special occasions, Disneyland Paris turns extra magical, pulling out all the stops to celebrate certain events in Disney style. From amazing concerts to celebrating everyone’s favourite holidays, Disneyland Paris does it right. Beyond the classic illuminations and the staple parades, the below events are ones to mark on your calendar.


When: 5-7th July 2019

For the third time at Disneyland Paris, Electroland is back. World-famous DJs including Alesso, Steve Aoki and Jax Jones will descend on the park to play their unreal sets. The event takes place in the Production Courtyard below the Hollywood Tower Hotel. It’s an electrifying experience, complete with incredible light displays and video projections.

Bastille Day

When: 14th July (every year)

Bastille Day, or the French National Day (which celebrates the Storming of the Bastille which was a turning point in the French Revolution), is celebrated each year in France. Disneyland Paris celebrates with an incredible firework show that is sure to amaze!

Lion King and Jungle Festival

When: 30th June to 22nd September 2019

Joining the current legendary line-up of events at Disneyland Paris, The Festival of the Lion King has arrived. It’s in celebration of the release of the live-action ‘The Lion King’ and a newly minted musical stage show has been created. Join your favourite characters including Simba, Pumba, and Timon in the newly renovated Chaparral Theatre for the show and enjoy all the festival activities surrounding this legendary Disney classic.

Disneyland Paris Run Weekend

When: 19th September – 22nd September 2019

Exercise in one of the most magical places on earth. The Disneyland Paris Run Weekend is back for the third year. Get the whole family on board with a 5k, 10k, or Half Marathon with courses that run right through the park. Be cheered on by the best Disney characters, earn a limited edition medal, and enjoy the entire weekend. Book your bib here.

Halloween Festival

When: October 2019

Let Disneyland Paris put a spell on you during the Halloween Festival, one of the most legendary and fun times at the park. Main Street USA and Frontierland are decked out in a bewitching Halloween decor. Plus, you can enjoy a parade of autumnal themed floats carrying your favourite characters. There are Halloween parties on the 26th and 31st of October where the park closes around 8 pm and you go back to the park after hours with a separate ticket (purchased in advance) for even more Halloween celebrations.

For these two nights only, the most iconic ghastly Disney villains have the park all to themselves. Dare to join them and have access to some late-night attractions by booking your ticket now.

Disney’s Enchanted Christmas: A Very Merry ChrisMouse

When: November & December 2019

Enjoy the most wonderful time of the year in a setting that is the definition of festive cheer. During November and December, Disney’s Enchanted Christmas finds Disneyland Paris dressed to the nines and offering its warmest season’s greetings. Complete with a giant Christmas tree, the park looks incredibly festive and merry. Be witness to the Christmas Parade down Main Street USA, all the Christmas-themed shows, and bask in the general yuletide joy all across the park.

New Year’s Eve Party

When: 31st December 2019

To conclude the holiday season, Disneyland Paris hosts one of the most magical parties of them all – the annual New Year’s Eve Party. Complete with a parade and dazzling fireworks display, you can ring in the new year the Disney way. Plus, the attractions are open all night long. A ticket which is booked in advance is necessary.

Legends of the Force: A Celebration of Star Wars

When: January 2020

At the Walt Disney Studios Park Production Courtyard, the cultural phenomenon is coming back. After a successful run earlier this year in 2019, the Legends of the Force event is returning in January 2020. Relive the saga’s most epic moments with live shows and incredible attractions as you evade Darth Vader and his stormtroopers.

Festival of Pirates and Princesses

When: Return in 2020 to be confirmed (Normally January to March)

Want to live a princess fairy tale? Or, is the pirate life for you? Whatever you choose, this festival has just the thing for you. The Festival of Pirates and Princesses was a huge hit earlier this year and is set to return in 2020. This interactive celebration combines royalty and swashbuckling adventure to make an incredible event you won’t forget.

Marvel Season of Super Heroes

When: Return in 2020 to be confirmed (Normally March to June)

At the Walt Disney Studios Park, your spidey senses will tingle as you prepare for battle during the Marvel Season of Super Heroes. It was a huge hit earlier this year and is slated to return in 2020. Here, you can join Spider-Man, Thor, Captain America, Iron Man, Black Widow, the Hulk, and many more in this Marvelous celebration.

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