Disneyland’s insanely popular After Dark events will be returning next year. Visitors will be able to “attend festive evening events that include after-hours park access, themed entertainment, Characters, attractions and more!”

On the official Disneyland website, you can find four different events that have been announced:

80’s Nite

Don’t miss an after-hours 80s extravaganza filled with irresistibly rad retro fun—coming January 29, 2020!

Stroll down memory lane at a throwback bash featuring the music, movies, food, fashion and fads from an unforgettable era!

This January, Disneyland After Dark will present 80s Nite, a separately ticketed evening event granting Guests of all ages special after-hours Disneyland Park access to dancing, Character Greetings, photo ops, entertainment, event-themed menu selections, limited-release merchandise, attractions, commemorative keepsakes and more.

Availability is limited, so mark your calendars and relive some of the totally tubular moments that defined the times—big hair optional!

Event Highlights

  • Flashback to Videopolis!
    Groove the neon-lovin’ night away to the decade’s hottest hits as the Fantasyland Theatre hosts a live VJ, music videos and dancers too.
  • Character Greetings
    Meet some of your fave Disney Characters—with a nostalgic twist that’s awesome to the max!
  • Awesome After Dark – Fireworks to the Max!
    Watch an amazing pyrotechnical spectacle set to 80s music that’s sure to make you sing along!
  • Totally Minnie – You’re on DTV Video Shoot
    Bust a move—head to the Tomorrowland Stage for a dance party with Minnie and friends!
  • Say “Excellent!”
    Strike a pose—let Disney PhotoPass photographers capture shots against backdrops featuring a fab 80s take.
  • Cool Tunes
    Just wanna have fun? Get into your groove with a live band and DJ music that celebrates the golden years of post-punk, new wave, alternative, hip-hop, synth-pop and rock.
  • Themed Eats
    Dig in! Nosh like there’s no tomorrow—purchase 80s-inspired menu options at select Disneyland Park locations.
  • Limited-Release Merchandise
    Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase Disneyland After Dark: 80s Nite items, while supplies last.
  • After-Hours Access to Attractions
    Ride some of the park’s classic attractions throughout the event, usually with shorter wait times.
  • Bodacious Keepsakes
    Receive a commemorative credential and guide map as well as unlimited downloads of Disney PhotoPass photos taken during the party. (Credentials and maps are limited to one per ticketed person.)
  • Dress to Impress
    Don leg warmers, shoulder pads, spandex and other vintage looks for a quintessential 80s experience that runs the fashion gamut! (See Costume Guidelines below.)

Sweetheart’s Nite

Party in the name of love—with an extra pinch of pixie dust! Coming February 12 or 13, 2020 to Disneyland Park.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at an after-hours bash bursting with heartfelt fun!

This February, Disneyland Park will host Disneyland After Dark: Sweethearts’ Nite, 2 separately ticketed evening events granting Guests of all ages special after-hours park access to dancing, Character Greetings, photo ops, entertainment, event-themed menu selections, limited-release merchandise, attractions, commemorative keepsakes and more.

Availability is limited, so hurry and choose from 2 exciting nights—February 12 or February 13. It’s the perfect way to show your sweethearts how special they are in true Disney fashion!

Event Highlights

  • Fireworks Extravaganza
    Watch love light up the night with a pyrotechnical spectacle sure to make you swoon!
  • Dancing, Music and Amore
    May we have this dance? Waltz beside the world’s best-loved Disney Characters at an imperial ball near “it’s a small world,” get in the groove with live music or boogie down at our DJ dance party.
  • Character Greetings
    Let the lovefest begin—mix, mingle and meet some of Disney’s most darling couples.
  • Photo Ops
    Say “Kiss me!” as Disney PhotoPass photographers snap pics by romantic scenes from Disney films, including Lady and the Tramp and The Little Mermaid.
  • Scrumptious Eats
    Nibble the night away—purchase sweet and savory shareable menu options at select Disneyland Park locations.
  • Limited-Release Merchandise
    Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase Disneyland After Dark: Sweethearts’ Nite items, while supplies last.
  • After-Hours Access to Attractions
    Ride some of the park’s classic attractions throughout the event, usually with shorter wait times.
  • Sweet Keepsakes
    Receive a commemorative credential and guide map as well as unlimited downloads of Disney PhotoPass photos taken during the party. (Credentials and maps are limited to one per ticketed person.)
  • Dress Your Magical Best
    Step out in style—take cues from your fave Disney duo for flirty, purty and downright adorable outfits! (See Costume Guidelines below.)

PIXAR Nite

Spend an exciting night with some of the world’s best-loved Pixar pals—March 5, 2020 at Disney California Adventure Park!

Join the festivities—attend a party honoring the remarkable movies and characters brought to life by Pixar Animation Studios!

This March, Disney California Adventure Park will host Disneyland After Dark: PIXAR Nite, a separately ticketed evening event granting Guests of all ages special after-hours park access to dancing, Character Greetings, photo ops, entertainment, event-themed menu selections, limited-release merchandise, attractions, commemorative keepsakes and more.

Availability is limited, so save the date—it’s gonna be a rootin’ tootin’ good time!

Event Highlights

  • Bust a Move
    Boogie the night away at 3 interactive dance parties:

    • Pixar Dance Party at Pixar Pier
    • Incredibles Dance Party at Paradise Gardens Park
    • Monsters, Inc. Dance Party in Hollywood Land
  • Character Greetings
    Mix, mingle and meet some crowd-pleasing Pixar pals at special spots around the park—don’t forget your camera!
    Photo Ops
  • Say “Cheese!”
    Let Disney PhotoPass photographers snap your pic by event-themed backdrops.
  • Themed Eats
    Remy-approved! Nom, nom, nom the night away—purchase Pixar-inspired menu options at select Disney California Adventure Park locations.
  • Limited-Release Merchandise
    Take some of the fun home—attendees will have the opportunity to purchase Disneyland After Dark: PIXAR Nite items, while supplies last.
  • After-Hours Access to Attractions
    Ride some of the park’s classic attractions throughout the event, usually with shorter wait times.
  • Event Keepsakes
    Receive a commemorative credential and guide map as well as unlimited downloads of Disney PhotoPass photos taken during the party. (Credentials and maps are limited to one per ticketed person.)
  • Dress the Part
    Capes… or no capes? Don outfits that pay homage to your fave Pixar films, shorts and characters. (See Costume Guidelines below.)

Villains Nite

Paint the town dread with some of Disney’s most mischievous misfits—April 30, 2020 at Disney California Adventure Park!

Unleash your inner villain at a deliciously sinister soiree bursting with rad-to-the-bone fun!

This April, Disney California Adventure Park will host Disneyland After Dark: Villains Nite, a separately ticketed evening event granting Guests of all ages special after-hours park access to dancing, Character Greetings, photo ops, entertainment, event-themed menu selections, limited-release merchandise, attractions, commemorative keepsakes and more.

Availability is limited, so mark your calendars, dust off those enchanted brooms and practice y’er cackles!

Event Highlights

  • Villains Cabaret
    Watch the “all-star” outlaws sing and dance their way through this riff-raff-lovin’ revue!
  • Shake It Up
    Get down with your diabolical self! Cast a spell by conjuring your smoothest grooves, then bust a move at DJ dance parties throughout the park.
  • Character Greetings
    Strike a pose with some of Disney’s famously nefarious fiends—or their henchmen—at special photo spots around the park.
  • Mirror, Mirror
    Show’em who’s fairest of them all! Mug it up for Disney PhotoPass photographers amidst scenes depicting popular villain lairs and thrones.
  • Now SING!
    Do, re, sea? Find your voice and sing along, but beware of eerily enchanted seashells!
  • Themed Eats
    Nosh the night away—purchase delightfully decadent menu options at select Disney California Adventure Park locations.
  • Limited-Release Merchandise
    Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase Disneyland After Dark: Villains Nite items, while supplies last.
  • After-Hours Access to Attractions
    Ride some of the park’s classic attractions throughout the event, usually with shorter wait times.
  • Evil Keepsakes
    Receive a commemorative credential and guide map as well as unlimited downloads of Disney PhotoPass photos taken during the party. (Credentials and maps are limited to one per ticketed person.)
  • Dress to Impress
    Summon your inner scoundrel—dare to deck yourself out in garb inspired by Disney Villains! (See Costume Guidelines below.)

More information for all of these events including ticket prices, costumes etc can be found on the official Disney website.

Tom is a theme park fanatic hailing all the way across the pond in the United Kingdom. After visiting and experiencing everything that the theme park's offer in the UK, he has concluded his favourite to be Alton Towers located in Staffordshire with the famous and terrifying Obilivion ride.

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