Ultimate Foodie Guide to Disney’s Lunar New Year celebrations

After skipping 2021 (the Year of the Ox), Disney California Adventure’s Lunar New Year celebration is back to ring in the Year of the Tiger with delicious Asian-inspired dishes.

Photos courtesy of Disney Parks Blog

From Jan. 21 – Feb. 13, 2022, Disneyland Resort’s popular (and in my opinion, most delicious) cultural festival will celebrate Lunar New Year with Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese traditions and flavors.

“This Spring Festival — as it’s also known — has a little bit of everything, from sweet snacks to savory dishes, all featuring unique elements inspired by these cultures,” wrote Disney’s Global Food & Beverage Digital Integration Specialist Nicole Cantore in the Disney Parks Blog. “Once you taste these items, you’ll instantly be basking in happy vibes (and a full stomach) for the year ahead.”

In addition to the Lunar New Year celebration at Disneyland Resort, guests can also mark the Year of the Tiger at Hong Kong Disneyland Resort and Shanghai Disney Resort.

Lunar New Year Celebration Food and Beverages at Disney California Adventure:

To make the most of the limited-time Lunar New Year celebration, guests can purchase a Sip and Savor Pass that includes six coupons redeemable for select food and non-alcoholic beverages at the four Lunar New Year Marketplace kiosks as well as participating dining locations throughout the park.

Longevity Noodle Co. (available Jan. 21 through Feb. 13; Sip and Savor Pass available)

  • Garlic Noodles – long noodles tossed in a zesty garlic butter with Parmesan cheese.
  • Spicy Pork Dandan Noodles – pan-fried noodles with ground pork and a spicy tri-chile blend sauce
  • Salted Pistachio Cold Brew featuring Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Co. French Bistro Blend Coffee
  • Pale Ale with mandarin and bergamot zest
  • Novelty Lotus Flower Glow Cube (Sip and Savor Pass not accepted)

Lucky 8 Lantern (available Jan. 21 through Feb. 13; Sip and Savor Pass available)

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  • Shrimp Fried Rice with garlic bacon edamame
  • Beef Bulgogi Short Rib on rice with green onion salad
  • Peach Yuja-Ade – peach syrup, Yuja, dragonfruit, lemon, and butterfly pea flower tea
  • Soju Peach Yuja-Ade – soju, peach syrup, Yuja, dragonfruit, lemon, and butterfly pea flower tea
  • Lager
  • Novelty Lotus Flower Glow Cube (Sip and Savor Pass not accepted)

Prosperity Bao & Buns (available Jan. 21 through Feb. 13; Sip and Savor Pass available)

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  • Char Siu BBQ Pork Bao – pickled red onions and jalapeño
  • Mickey Chinese Hot Dog Bun – brioche-style Mickey-shaped buns stuffed with hot dog pieces and finished with sesame seeds and scallions
  • Prosperous Tiger – vodka, cream of coconut, bitters, triple sec, mandarin purée, and vanilla bean paste
  • Lychee Celebration – gin, prosecco, lychee purée, lychee syrup, grapefruit juice, and Yuja
  • Bamboo Lager
  • Novelty Lotus Flower Glow Cube (Sip and Savor Pass not accepted)

Red Dragon Spice Traders (available Jan. 21 through Feb. 13; Sip and Savor Pass available)

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  • Spicy Three-Cup Chicken served on a bed of jasmine rice
  • Impossible Lion’s Head Meatballs – mini plant-based pork meatballs served with cabbage and Shaoxing wine reduction
  • Mickey Purple Sweet Potato Macaron – red macaron filled with purple sweet potato buttercream and crème fraîche center
  • Dancing Firecracker – pineapple juice, guava purée, spicy honey syrup, hibiscus syrup, and lime juice
  • Jasmine Tea Lager
  • Novelty Lotus Flower Glow Cube (Sip and Savor Pass not accepted)

Seasonal Cart in Paradise Gardens (available Jan. 21 through Feb. 13; Sip and Savor Pass available)

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  • Mango-Pineapple Pie
  • Mulan Sipper with assorted Coca-Cola bottled beverage or Dasani bottled water

Additional Lunar New Year Celebration Offerings in Disney California Adventure:

Seasonal Cart in Redwood Creek Challenge Trail (available Jan. 21 through Feb. 13)

  • Brown Sugar Steam Bun – brown sugar steam bun topped with blue cream cheese icing (New)
  • White Hot Chocolate – blue white chocolate topped with toasted marshmallow whipped cream and purple sugar (non-alcoholic) (New)
  • Warm Apple Cider Cocktail – hot apple cider, spices, and cinnamon whiskey garnished with a cinnamon stick and a caramel rim (New)

Studio Catering Truck (available Jan. 10 through Mar.1; Sip and Savor Pass not accepted)

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  • Hoisin Pork Sliders – marinated pulled pork on Hawaiian rolls with apple slaw (New)
  • Green Tea Slush – almond milk, green tea, and vanilla (non-alcoholic) (New)
  • Lemongrass-Ginger Lemonade – lemongrass, lemon juice, ginger, and mint (non-alcoholic) (New)

Lucky Fortune Cookery (available Jan. 21 through Feb. 13; mobile order and Sip and Savor Pass available)

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  • Hong Kong-style Milk Tea – black tea sweetened with condensed milk served over ice (non-alcoholic) (New)
  • Mulan Sipper with choice of fountain beverage at the time of purchase, Hong Kong-style milk tea, or Vietnamese iced coffee (non-alcoholic)
  • Novelty Lotus Flower Glow Cube (Sip and Savor Pass not accepted)

Cappuccino Cart (available Jan. 21 through Feb. 13; mobile order and Sip and Savor Pass available)

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  • Baked Char Siu Bao – Chinese BBQ pork-filled baked bun (New)
  • Mango-Pineapple Pie (New)

Paradise Garden Grill (available Jan. 21 through Feb. 13; mobile order and Sip and Savor Pass available)

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  • Korean-style BBQ Chicken – half chicken with steamed white rice, kimchi, pickled cucumbers, and sesame seeds (Sip and Savor portion available)
  • Pork Banh Mi – grilled pork belly with pickled daikon, carrots, cucumber, jalapeño, cilantro, and seasoned mayonnaise on a crispy baguette (Sip and savor portion available)
  • Spicy Kung Pao Tofu – deep-fried tofu with zucchini, yellow squash, broccoli, red peppers, peanuts, and fried rice garnished with garlic deep-fried chips (Sip and Savor portion available) (New)
  • Whole Fried Fish – crispy whole fish, sweet and sour sauce, steamed rice, stir-fried vegetables, and chicken soup – served family-style for two.
  • Green Tea Raspberry Parfait – green tea mousse, raspberry jelly, white sponge cake, white chocolate mousse, and candy pearls
  • Sides of steamed or fried rice
  • Tiger Milk Tea with brown sugar boba (non-alcoholic) (New)
  • Soju Cocktail – soju, ginger beer, lemon, basil, Fresno chile, lychee flavor-filled boba (non-alcoholic) (New)
  • Mulan Sipper with choice of fountain beverage at the time of purchase (non-alcoholic)
  • Novelty Lotus Flower Glow Cube (Sip and Savor Pass not accepted)

Paradise Gardens Special Events Cart (available Jan. 21 through Feb. 13)

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  • Gochujang Wings – chicken wings in spicy gochujang sauce
  • Asian-style Street Corn – steamed corn on the cob rolled in spicy gochujang sauce (New)
  • Korean-style BBQ Nachos – Bulgogi pork belly, cheesy corn sauce, gochujang crema, fresh radish, and spicy cucumbers on house-made chips (New)
  • Orange-flavored Cotton Candy
  • Mango-Pineapple Pie (New)
  • Mulan Sipper with assorted Coca-Cola, bottled beverage, or Dasani bottled water (non-alcoholic)
  • Puffed Rice Pale Ale

Lamplight Lounge (available Jan. 21 through Feb. 13)  

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  • Korean-style BBQ Nachos – Bulgogi pork belly, cheesy corn sauce, gochujang crema, fresh radish, and spicy cucumbers on house-made chips (New)
  • Kung Pao Bao – Kung Pao-glazed crispy pork belly, chili peanuts, steamed bao bun, red pepper, and green onion slaw
  • Oolong Donut – Oolong-dusted beignet donut served with oolong crème anglaise and orange soy pudding dipping sauces
  • Lunar Cocktail – Baiju Chinese liquor, smoked orange syrup, orange bitters, and lemon juice garnished with orange peel (New)

Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa GCH Holiday Cart

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  • Lantern Whoopie Pie – whoopie pie filled with vanilla buttercream and dipped in pearl sprinkles
  • Assorted Pretzel Sticks – tiger-striped chocolate pretzel sticks
  • Mickey-shaped Tiger Sugar Cookie – sugar cookie dipped in red chocolate with gold Mickey-shaped tiger
  • Mickey-shaped Tiger-striped Sugar Cookie – sugar cookie dipped in red chocolate with gold tiger stripes

Lunar New Year Celebration Offerings at Hong Kong Disneyland Resort:

Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel – Crystal Lotus

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  • Golden Tiger Spring Festival Poon Choi Takeaway (Available Jan. 23 through Feb. 20)
  • Chinese New Year Festive New and Seasonal Dishes (Available Jan. 29 through Feb. 6)
  • Chinese New Year Kid’s Menu (Available Jan. 21 through Feb. 20)

Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel – Dragon Wind (Available Jan. 21 through Feb. 20) 

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  • Chinese New Year Lunch and Dinner Sets

Disney Explorers Lodge World of Color Restaurant (Available Jan. 29 through Feb. 6) 

  • Colorful Chinese New Year Set Lunch for Two – sautéed sea cucumber, scallop and yellow fungus with honey bean on basket-steamed bamboo fungus, shrimp mousse on asparagus fried rice, corn soup with crabmeat and vegetarian sharks fin, and stew pear with rock sugar and chickpeas

Disney Explorers Lodge Chart Room Cafe

  • Chinese New Year Combo – stewed goose web with dried oyster, black moss and mushroom, steamed shrimp mousse in hairy gourd rings, seasonal vegetables, bamboo fungus soup with kou tau mushroom and cordyceps flower with steamed rice(Available Jan. 29 through Feb. 6) 
  • Mango Mousse Cake featuring Tigger (Available Jan. 21 through Feb. 20) 

Lunar New Year Celebration Offerings at Shanghai Disney Resort:

Wandering Moon Restaurant

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  • Spring Festival Family Feast – Mickey-shaped braised pork belly, steamed chicken stuffed with glutinous rice and vegetable, and steamed fish with tofu
  • Spring Festival Afternoon Tea for Two – Chinese-style afternoon tea featuring puddings, cupcakes, and Chinese tea or specialty beverages.

Royal Banquet Hall

  • Spring Festival Family Feast Set Menu – pork rib with mixed mushroom soup to give the blessing of abundant wealth along with steamed codfish, fried rice with spicy abalone sauce, braised white fungus with bamboo seeds, and fruit platter

CookieAnn Bakery Café

  • Mickey Passion Fruit Macaroon with Financier
  • Minnie Blood Orange Mousse Cake
  • CookieAnn Mixed Berry Chocolate Cake
  • New Year CookieAnn Cookie
  • New Year CookieAnn Caramel Apple

Il Paperino

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  • Donald Waffle with Vanilla-Flavored Ice Cream adorned with Chinese elements
  • Donald Vanilla Flavored Ice Cream Cone topped with chocolate Donald

Barbossa’s Bounty

  • Spring Festival Pirate’s Feast

Pinocchio Village Kitchen

  • Spring Festival Pinocchio’s Family Feast with unique New Year elements

Mickey & Pals Market Café

  • Spring Festival Beast Feast

Outdoor Vending Carts

  •  Chip & Dale Spring Festival Popcorn Bucket

Quick-Service Restaurants and Kiosks:

  • Mickey Spring Festival Tumbler featuring a self-illuminating design and bells

Shanghai Disneyland Hotel Lumière’s Kitchen

  • Spring Festival Buffet – fresh seafood, meats, traditional Chinese and western dishes, and New Year-themed desserts

Shanghai Disneyland Hotel Aurora

  • Spring Festival Family Set Dinner

Shanghai Disneyland Hotel Ballet Café

  • New Year Raspberry Jelly White Chocolate Mousse Cake

Toy Story Hotel Sunnyside Café

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What dishes are you excited to try? Let us know down in the comments.