Fan-Favorite “Sweet” Event Returns to Disney Parks’ Line-Up of Events in the New Year

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It’s not even Christmas yet, but Disney Parks is already looking ahead to 2024 and planning some amazing guest events in the New Year. If you like to plan ahead–even to the next holiday or two–read on to find out when you can get tickets to a Disney Parks Valentine’s Day celebration that’s not only a lot of fun, but very “sweet” as well.

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This week, Disney Parks revealed the exciting line-up of events scheduled for 2024 at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. In fact, Disneyland released the entire 2024 line-up of scheduled events at the resort. It’s the first time Disneyland has ever revealed an entire year’s worth of festivals, events, and celebrations at Disneyland’s two parks.

While there are many offerings on the docket, the “sweetest” of them all is Sweethearts’ Nite, part of the Disneyland After Dark event series.

Disneyland invites guests to join in for “an after-hours soirĂ©e bursting with heartfelt fun:”

Celebrate with the love of your life, your best pal, your dearest friends, or cherished family members at Disneyland After Dark: Sweethearts’ Nite! Disneyland Park will transform into a celebration of love with unique entertainment, rare characters, specialty food and beverages, shorter attraction wait times, and more.
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Disneyland’s Sweethearts’ Nite will take place on January 23, 25, and 30 and February 1, 6, 8, 12, and 14 at Disneyland Park. According to Disney Parks Blog, Disneyland After Dark: Sweethearts’ Nite “celebrates the love all around us on eight different nights in Disneyland. Plan a dreamy rendez-vous, besties night, or start a family tradition at these sensational soirĂ©es.”
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Photo Ops at Sweethearts’ Nite at Disneyland/Credit: Disneyland Resort

Sweethearts’ Nite at Disneyland Park will include the following heartwarming offerings:
  • A royal cavalcade will make its way through Disneyland Park, offering an enchanting gathering of some of Disney’s favorite royals, transported by equally splendid equines.
  • Near “it’s a small world,” dance along with princesses, princes, and Disney characters at the evening’s royal ball.
  • Stitch and Angel will host their very own dance party at the stage in Tomorrowland. Join them throughout the night to dance and sing to some awesome beats!

Disneyland After Dark: Sweethearts’ Nite 2024

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  • Divine lighting, fabulous projections, and the music of Disney love songs create the ultimate atmosphere for romance, friendship, and family throughout the park.
  • Enjoy many sweet treats to indulge in and themed savory items available throughout the park, created especially for Sweethearts’ Nite. New offerings will include the shortbread cookie churro with strawberry cheesecake dipping sauce and the CafĂ© Daisy fried heart-shaped ravioli, plus some returning and reimagined favorites like the Jolly Holiday Bakery Cafe Chocolate & Strawberry-stuffed croissant. 
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Cafe Orleans/Credit: Disneyland Resort

  • Plus, specialty menu items will also be available at Plaza Inn, Cafe Orleans, River Belle Terrace, and Carnation CafĂ©, subject to availability. Reservations are recommended and can be booked online soon. Keep your eyes on Disneyland.com/Dining.

A limited number of Disneyland After Dark: Sweethearts’ Nite tickets will go on pre-sale for Magic Key holders beginning December 12, 2023 (no earlier than 9:00 a.m. PT) on Disneyland.com. On December 14, 2023 (no earlier than 9:00 a.m. PT), tickets will go on sale to the general public and are subject to availability.

Tickets for the event start at $139 per person. Event tickets include admission to Disneyland Park as early as 6:00 p.m. on the night of the event. This gives guests an extra three hours to enjoy the park before the event, which begins at 9:00 p.m.

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Guests entering at 6:00 p.m. or later on the night of the event do not need a theme park reservation to attend so long as their event ticket is valid on that date.

Parking fees are not included in the ticket price.

About Becky Burkett

Becky's from the Lone Star State and has been writing since she was 10 and encountered her first Disney Park when she was 11. It was love at first Main Street Electrical Parade. Joy is blank lined journals, 0.7 mm pens, and all things Walt, Woody and Buzz, PIXAR, Imagineering, Sleeping Beauty (make it blue!), Disney Parks history and EPCOT. At Disney World, you'll find her croonin' with the birdies at the Enchanted Tiki Room or hangin' with Woody and the gang at Toy Story Land. If you can dream, you really can do it!

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