We Now Know Which Regal Royals Will Be Gracing Disney Parks Princess Nite

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Disney Parks has given Guests their first look at the royal line-up for its first-ever Princess Nite!

Previously DisneyDining reported on the upcoming Princess Nite after-hours event, which is part of the series Disneyland After Dark, and speculated on which rare royal characters might make their appearance at the Disney Parks exclusive, which is now sold out online. This is the first year the Disneyland Resort will host the “celebration under the stars where adventurous heroines and aspirational hearts unite” from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. in honor of Women’s History Month, following Sweethearts Nite, Grad Nite Reunion, and before the new Star Wars Nite.

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Now, Disney has released the 2023 Event Guide, which details which characters will have set times to interact with Guests for photos, autographs, and more! In addition to the classic princess line-up, including Aurora, Cinderella, Snow White, Ariel, Belle, and Jasmine, more rare heroines such as A Bug’s Life (1998) ’s Princess Atta, Princess Kida from Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001), Mulan, and Pocahontas will appear at the Disneyland Resort.

Moreover, Guests can also meet with favorites such as Moana, Rapunzel, Elena of Avalor, Tiana, Raya, and Merida! Plus, Guests will receive the exceptional opportunity to receive a Royal Welcome from Princess Minnie Mouse and Princess Daisy Duck, and the ever-iconic Princess Leia from Star Wars, and Sofia the First will return to meet Guests at Disneyland Park!

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Of course, the event includes other fun elements, such as unique entertainment spectacles and memorable souvenirs. For example, as predicted, Giselle from Enchanted (2007) will make an appearance during a Main Street, U.S.A. Cavalcade every two hours, beginning at 9:15 p.m., and Vanellope Von Schweetz will host a Sugar Rush-themed dance party all night long.

Furthermore, the Disneyland Resort website describes the event:

Immerse yourself in this empowering night at Disneyland park with iconic characters who light the world with kindness, courage, and a touch of magic. With shimmering décor, special photo opportunities, themed food and beverage offerings, commemorative keepsakes and characters galore, you’ll be ready to step into your own adventure of bravery and grace.

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All attendees who snagged tickets to the March 7 or March 9 Disneyland Princess Nite will receive unlimited Disney PhotoPass digital downloads, pre-party admission at 6 p.m., and commemorative keepsakes like a souvenir credential and event map. Will you be attending this royal soiree?


About Spencer Johnette

Spencer is a lifelong lover of theme parks, princesses, and Disney history that recently relocated to Northern California. She completed her undergraduate studies at UCLA, where she was the founder and first president of the campus Disney Club. A former Cast Member still mourning the loss of the Disney Store, she now haunts the Walt Disney Family Museum halls and shares her opinions with anyone who will listen @gothelsflower.