With our travel partners at Get Away Today, this month we’re excited to tell you about the top 10 things to do in Disneyland Resort this summer. With discount Disneyland tickets available year round from Get Away Today, it’s always a good time to plan a trip to the Happiest Place on Earth!

    In the Disneyland Resort, there is more than just a new land opening up this year. You definitely don’t have to be a Star Wars fanatic to enjoy a trip to Disneyland this summer.

    10 Things to Do in Disneyland Resort This Summer - Disneyland

    Check out these new attractions and rides in Disneyland this year. Some overlays are only temporary, while others are likely to stick around for a while.

    Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge - Travel to a galaxy far, far away beginning May 31, 2019. Galaxy’s Edge will be open, to those with reservations, May 31 - June 24, 2019. You can explore the remote planet of Batuu full of unique sights, galactic food and beverages, and shops offered by an intriguing collection of merchants. Plus, you can take the controls of the most famous ship in the galaxy aboard Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run.

    Sleeping Beauty Castle - After an extensive refurbishment, this beloved icon at the heart of Disneyland is back and more beautiful than ever. The castle truly shimmers with pixie dust enhancements, new color tones and a refreshed interior.

    Disneyland Forever - This captivating fireworks spectacular returns June 7, 2019, showing just how magical the magic kingdom can be. The sky-high celebration features sparkling pyrotechnics, immersive projections and other effects that transform Disneyland into a magical canvas.

    Hyperspace Mountain - Hurtle through space on Hyperspace Mountain! For a limited time this summer, the high-speed Star Wars-themed overlay brings a galactic adventure to Space Mountain in Tomorrowland.

    10 Things to Do in Disneyland Resort This Summer - Disney California Adventure Park

    Don’t miss out on some of these limited-time experiences at Disney California Adventure Park this summer. From shows to pop-up photo opportunities, there’s so much fun to be had!

    Tale of The Lion King - Beginning June 7, 2019, an imaginative new adaptation of “The Lion King” is presented as a highly theatrical, outdoor musical production.

    Fancy Nancy – Nancy Clancy, the high-spirited young girl from Disney Junior’s hit animated series “Fancy Nancy,” recently made “une grande entrée.” Find her just outside the “Disney Junior Dance Party!” to say bonjour!

    Pixar Pier - Celebrating its first anniversary in June, Pixar Pier is a whimsical land where the stories and characters of Disney and Pixar films come to life in incredible, playful ways. Featuring various neighborhoods based on the Pixar franchise, you can enjoy Jessie’s Critter Carousel in honor of Toy Story 4 releasing in theaters soon, as well as Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind ride, coming later this summer.

    Mickey’s PhilharMagic - The spectacular magic of Disney animation comes to life in the 3D movie musical “Mickey’s PhilharMagic.” Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and other favorite Disney characters take the stage in this fantasy adventure in the Sunset Showcase Theater.

    Super Hero Encounters - Everyone’s favorite heroes are touching down in Hollywood Land to meet their newest “recruits!” You can meet some of the most admired heroes in the universe, including Captain Marvel, Spider-Man, Captain America and Black Panther. 

    Soarin’ Over California - This ride returns June 1 - 30, 2019! This virtual tour celebrates the beauty and wonder of the Golden State—from San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge to the crashing waves in Malibu. 

    10 Things to Do in Disneyland Resort This Summer - Downtown Disney

    Pop-Up Disney! A Mickey Celebration - This must-see experience features nine imaginatively-themed rooms inspired by Mickey Mouse and is perfect for photos. This separate ticket pop-up experience is only for a limited time and is one of several new additions at Downtown Disney, including Black Tap Burgers and Shakes and Ballast Point restaurants.

    Keep in mind that some of these experiences require separate admission in addition to valid theme park admission. In order to visit Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge between May 29 and June 23, 2019 you will need a no-cost reservation. The only way to acquire those is with a stay at one of the three Disneyland Resort Hotels, which still have summer availability. You can see vacation package options online at www.getawaytoday.com, or by calling a travel agent at 855-GET-AWAY. When you book with Get Away Today, let them know Wasatch Peaks sent you and a donation will be made to 100% for Kids - Utah Credit Union Education Foundation.

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