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Unveiling the Thrilling Adventures of 2024 at SoCal Theme Parks!

What’s Coming to Disneyland Resort, Universal Studios Hollywood, Knott's Berry Farm, and Beyond in 2024!

As we step into 2024, prepare to embark on an incredible journey filled with exciting events, thrilling rides, and new lands at Disneyland Resort, Disney California Adventure Park, Universal Studios Hollywood, LEGOLAND, and more. But that's not all; we'll also explore the fantastical additions heading to theme parks beyond L.A. So, fasten your seatbelts, hold onto your hats, and let's dive into the exhilarating world of entertainment and adventure coming your way in 2024!

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What's Coming to Disneyland in 2024!

If you're as eager as we are to dive into a world of enchantment and wonder, then you're in for a treat. Disneyland is gearing up for an incredible year in 2024, packed with new experiences, attractions, and magical moments that will make your visit truly unforgettable. So, let's hop right in and explore all the fun things that are coming to Disneyland Resort in 2024!

Disney 100 Years of Magic Celebration

To kick off the year in style, Disneyland Resort is celebrating the Disney 100 Years of Magic. This platinum anniversary brings a host of new entertainment, food, decor, and more! The Magic Happens parade made its grand return, featuring beloved Disney characters in dazzling new outfits. But that's not all! Two mesmerizing nighttime spectaculars, "World of Color—One" and "Wondrous Journey's fireworks," will light up the night sky, with "World of Color—One" returning mid-January 2024.

Pixar Place Hotel

Say hello to the all-new Pixar Place Hotel at the Disneyland Resort, where Pixar magic comes to life. This whimsical retheming of the hotel brings touches from your favorite Pixar films to every corner of the property. From themed room designs to fun splash pads inspired by "Finding Nemo," it's a Pixar fan's dream come true. Plus, the expanded fitness center features a mural of Mike and Sulley for some extra motivation. The Pixar Place Hotel is expected to open on January 30, 2024, at Disneyland Resort.


Great Maple Restaurant

Calling all foodies! Great Maple, a local favorite known for its mouthwatering fried chicken and maple bacon doughnuts, has opened a flagship restaurant on the first floor of the Pixar Place Hotel. Indulge in breakfast, lunch, and dinner delights, and keep an eye out for new grab-and-go options at Sketch Pad Café and Small Bytes at the rooftop pool bar.

"Hey, Disney!" Voice Assistant

2023 brought the introduction of the Hey, Disney! voice assistant, and it's here to stay in 2024. This handy feature works seamlessly with Alexa on Amazon Echo devices, even in Disneyland Resort hotel rooms. Get ready for a new level of convenience during your stay!

With the Hey Disney! voice assistant, you can experience stories, play games, and enjoy everyday features like weather, timers, and more. The Magical Companion, the voice of Hey Disney!, selects Disney characters like Mickey Mouse, Rocket and Groot, Dory, and C-3PO so you'll always be surprised with different characters! Say, "Alexa, introduce me to Hey Disney!" to get started.

Avatar" Experience

While details are still under wraps, an "Avatar" experience is on the horizon at Disneyland Resort. Get ready to journey into the mesmerizing world of Pandora and explore the magic of this epic film.

runDisney Races Return

Good news for running enthusiasts! After a hiatus, runDisney races are making a triumphant return to the West Coast in 2024. Lace up your running shoes and mark your calendar for the Disneyland Half Marathon and other thrilling races between January 11 through January 14, 2024.

Heartbeat of New Orleans Projection Show

From now through spring 2024, a captivating new nighttime projection show will grace the Rivers of America. This dazzling show unfolds as a bayou frog discovers the call of jazz music in the distance at Disneyland Park, promising an unforgettable experience.

New Star Tours Adventures

Prepare for intergalactic excitement as Star Tours introduces new adventures and characters, including Ahsoka Tano. The Season of the Force celebration (April 5 - June 2, 2024) will also feature dazzling fireworks above Disneyland Park, set to galactic music.

The Return of "Fantasmic!

Get ready for a spectacular comeback! "Fantasmic!" returns on May 24, 2024, with new special effects, epic battles, and iconic scenes featuring Sorcerer Mickey and Maleficent. This nighttime show will light up the Rivers of America with its magic.

Haunted Mansion Grounds Expansion

Haunted Mansion fans, rejoice! The grounds and outdoor queue are expanding to enhance the attraction's storyline in 2024. New gardens inspired by Master Gracey, Madame Leota, and the one-eyed cat will be added, along with unique elements like a water fountain, gazebo, and themed statuary. And don't forget to check out the new retail shop in Madame Leota's carriage house!

Tiana's Bayou Adventure

Splash Mountain is getting a delightful re-theming with Princess Tiana leading the way. Join her and your favorite characters from "The Princess and the Frog" as you journey through the bayou for a Mardi Gras celebration in late 2024. This adventure promises new characters, enchanting storytelling, and captivating nighttime lighting.


What's Coming to Universal Studios Hollywood?

A Fast & Furious Roller Coaster

Rev your engines and brace yourselves for a thrilling new coaster coming to Universal Sutiods Hollywood in 2024! Located in the Upper Lot, this adrenaline-pumping ride promises a "state-of-the-art ride system." The best part? Reports say the coaster cars will rotate – now that's a twist we can't wait to experience! (Date to be announced)

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What is Coming to Knott's Berry Farm in 2024?

Reimagined Camp Snoopy

Calling all PEANUTS fans! Camp Snoopy at Knott's Berry Farm is getting a fantastic facelift. With new attractions, including Snoopy's Tenderpaw Twister Coaster and Sally's Swing Along, along with a revamped dining hall, it's a playground for kids of all ages. Prepare to immerse yourself in the world of Charlie Brown and friends in the summer of 2024!

MonteZOOMa: The Forbidden Fortress

Hold onto your hats, treasure hunters! Montezooma's Revenge is getting a thrilling makeover. There's a new storyline, a randomized launch sequence, and a quest for Montezuma's gold. Will you shoot forward or backward? You won't know until you're in the hot seat. Get ready for a coaster ride of epic proportions in 2024 at Knott's Berry Farm!

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What is Coming to LEGOLAND, California, in 2024?

Dino Valley

Dino Valley is set to make its grand debut this Spring (2024), promising a thrilling journey into the world of dinosaurs that will leave visitors of all ages in awe. This vibrant new land brings prehistoric creatures to life with a delightful array of experiences. From the exhilarating Explorer River Quest and DUPLO® Little Dino Trail rides to the beloved Coastersaurus dinosaur ride, there's no shortage of roaring adventures for everyone to enjoy.

Creative minds will delight in the interactive dino build and play area, where imagination takes flight amidst ancient wonders. And for those seeking a personal touch, engaging meet-and-greet sessions with charming new characters await. Get ready for a dino-packed extravaganza that blends excitement and interactive fun in a way that's sure to make your visit unforgettable!

LEGO® World Parade

The stage is set for a summer spectacle as North America's very first LEGO® World Parade takes center stage. It's a celebration like no other, where visitors will find themselves marveling at awe-inspiring floats that pay homage to LEGO® worlds. From the LEGO City Firetruck to a swashbuckling pirate ship and imaginative creations inspired by LEGO® NINJAGO®, LEGO® Friends, LEGO® City Deep Sea Adventure, and LEGO DUPLO®, the parade promises a visual feast for all.

Dazzling entertainers decked out in vibrant costumes will enchant spectators as they march hand-in-hand, dance, and sing along, ensuring an atmosphere of pure delight. This is a not-to-be-missed chance to be part of something extraordinary – the LEGO® World Parade is bound to be a celebration for the ages, and the fun meter is sure to hit the max!

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What is Coming to SeaWorld San Diego in 2024?

Jewels of the Sea: The Jellyfish Experience

Dive into a mesmerizing underwater world as SeaWorld San Diego unveils "Jewels of the Sea." Featuring one of the largest jelly cylinders in the country, an iconic walk-through arch, and a giant viewing wall, this immersive exhibit promises a jellyfish adventure like no other. Get ready to be jelly-struck!

All-New! Ultimate On-Ice Penguin Experience

This incredible adventure allows you to step onto the ice alongside six different species of penguins, including the only Emperor Penguins in the Western Hemisphere. And there's an extra special surprise – meet the newest Emperor Penguin chick, Pearl! This encounter is sure to be a heartwarming and unforgettable experience.

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