25 Reasons to Visit Disneyland Paris This Summer

Published on July 5, 2017

As Disneyland Paris celebrates its 25th Anniversary, take a look 25 amazing reasons to visit Disneyland Paris in 2017

 

  1. DISCOVER ALL THE NEW EXPERIENCES!

This year is already exceptional in its own right, but that summer holiday feeling will make the parades, shows and reimagined attractions even more amazing. There’s a real celebration in store for you!

  1. MARVEL AT THE NEW PARADE

For its 25th Anniversary, Disneyland Paris has created Disney Stars on Parade, a new musical extravaganza featuring all your favourite Disney and Pixar classics. Amazing, gigantic floats will take you on a fantasy journey and leave you speechless!

Where to find it: the Parade route, Disneyland Park

  1. SING ‘HAPPY ANNIVERSARY DISNEYLAND PARIS’ AT THE TOP OF YOUR VOICE

There’s nothing like a good group sing-along to put you in a great mood. Mickey presents “Happy Anniversary Disneyland Paris”  is a fun-packed musical show passionately performed by Disney Characters.

Where to find it: Royal Castle Stage, Disneyland Park

  1. WATCH THE Starlit Princess Waltz

Let Tinker Bell guide you through The Starlit Princess Waltz – a musical fairytale where the Disney Princesses take to the dancefloor. The atmosphere is truly infectious – after all, everyone knows that within every little girl, there’s a princess just waiting to be discovered.

Where to find it: Royal Castle Stage, Disneyland Park

  1. FEAST YOUR EYES

The new night-time show, Disney Illuminations, transforms Sleeping Beauty Castle into a screen that’s beyond your wildest dreams. Mickey is your host for this breathtaking spectacle of light, which, for the first time, includes sequences from live action films such as Pirates of the Caribbean, Star Wars and Beauty and the Beast!

Where to find it: Central Plaza, Disneyland Park

  1. EXPLORE A GALAXY FAR, FAR AWAY…

This isn’t just the return of a cult attraction – the legendary experience has been reinvented: Star Tours: The Adventures Continue takes you on an amazing intergalactic voyage – in 3D! And with more than 70 possible combinations, you’ll never experience the same flight twice.

Where to find it: Discoveryland, Disneyland Park

  1. TURN TO THE DARK SIDE

Have your photo taken with Darth Vader at a private audience. But don’t forget that it’s at your own risk – you don’t just get away with asking the Dark Lord of the Sith for a selfie… Are you brave enough to try?

Where to find it: Starport, Discoveryland, Disneyland Park

  1. TAKE ON A MIND-BLOWING ADVENTURE

With Star Wars Hyperspace Mountain, the cult attraction Space Mountain hits intense speed. And it’s taking you with it! Join the Rebel Alliance and take on TIE fighter ships and even an Imperial Star Destroyer – topped off with breathtaking music and special effects.

Where to find it: Discoveryland, Disneyland Park

  1. JOIN THE RANKS OF THE LAST JEDI

If your young Padawans (aged 7 to 12) need to pluck up their courage after meeting Darth Vader, it’s time to head to the Jedi Training Academy. They’ll learn how to wield the legendary lightsaber and practise their mastery of the Force – before putting their skills to the test…

Where to find it: Videopolis Theatre, Discoveryland, Disneyland Park, from 1 July 2017

  1. RELIVE STAR WARS

Immerse yourself in the epic saga’s highlights with the 2D film Star Wars: Path of the Jedi. It’s a unique opportunity to revisit all the classic moments with family or friends by reliving the heroics of Luke Skywalker and his companions.

Where to find it: Discoveryland Theatre, Discoveryland, Disneyland Park

  1. WATCH THE STORMTROOPERS MARCH

Watching the First Order March – led by the sinister Captain Phasma – will send a shiver down your spine. And if you’re taken to one side by the Stormtroopers Patrol, here’s some friendly advice: don’t say you’re with the Resistance!

Where to find it: Place des Stars, Walt Disney Studios Park

  1. FEEL THE FORCE RUN STRONG IN YOU

Star Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away comes into its own on the huge open-air stage in the Production Courtyard. This breathtaking show is a tribute to your favourite heroes from all episodes of the saga. It’s plain to see that this summer, the Force is with Disneyland Paris!

Where to find it: Place des Stars, Walt Disney Studios Park

  1. ENJOY NEW PIRATES ADVENTURES

Want to catch a glimpse of the most sought-after pirate on the seven seas? You’re in luck because Jack Sparrow will be joining the adventure at Adventureland’s unforgettable attraction. To mark Disneyland Paris’s 25th Anniversary, the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction has been given an amazing makeover, and is packed with new surprises – including Captain Jack Sparrow himself. (Reopens: 24th July).

Where to find it: Adventureland, Disneyland Park

  1. TASTE exotic dishes and creole cuisine

Located at the heart of Pirates of the Caribbean, Captain Jack’s – Restaurant des Pirates is the ideal haunt for all pirates who love exotic dishes – just like Jack Sparrow himself! And you can experience it all in a Caribbean beach tavern setting. (Reopens: 24th July)

Where to find it: Adventureland, Disneyland Park

  1. MEET JACK SPARROW

This summer, have your photo taken with Jack Sparrow – the world’s trendiest pirate – on shore leave at the Walt Disney Studios Park. Just make sure to keep an eye on your pockets or all your pieces of eight might end up going missing!

Where to find it: CinéMagique, Walt Disney Studios Park

  1. EXPERIENCE MIND-BOGGLING ILLUSIONS

Paying tribute to the word’s best illusionist shows and to Disney’s magical classics, Mickey and the Magician is back this summer. This amazing show – which will leave you spellbound (by the Sorcerer’s Apprentice, of course!) – won the IAAPA Brass Ring Award for Best Theatrical Production in the park category.

Where to find it: Animagique Theatre, Walt Disney Studios Park

  1. HEAD DEEP INTO AN ENCHANTED FOREST

Another much-loved show is back: The Forest of Enchantment: a Disney musical adventure, featuring a range of Disney Characters who live in harmony with nature. Plus, new this summer – completely redesigned choreography boasting an incredible team of acrobats.

Where to find it: The Chaparral Theater, Frontierland, Disneyland Park, from 1st  July

  1. TAKE AN ISLAND TRIP

After taking cinemas by storm, Moana has come to Disneyland Paris for the summer. Fresh from the Pacific Islands, the heroine of the world’s end will be delighted to greet her fans and pose for photos with them – in fact, she’s so friendly, it would make Maui jealous!

Where to find it: Art of Disney Animation, Walt Disney Studios Park, from 1st July

  1. DON’T MISS A SINGLE PHOTO

Looking for the best angle to capture a magical memory on camera? Head to the new Photo Points near our attractions – a unique setting to record your precious moments with family or friends forever. And with PhotoPass+, you can preserve your most treasured memories forever by collecting all of your photos taken with Disney Characters and at certain attractions in a single downloadable folder.

Where to find it: Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park

  1. DO SOME WINDOW SHOPPING

Disneyland Paris – where the window displays are part of the experience and there’s a story in every store – is a shopping destination in its own right. A whole range of products – including items to celebrate our 25th Anniversary – are exclusively available here, created in partnership with some of the most stylish designers. And in today’s digital age, some can even be created on demand, such as in the Disney Gallery in Disney Village!

Where to find it: Disney Parks, Disney Village, Disney Hotels

  1. ENJOY THE EXPERIENCE EVEN LONGER

Summer is the perfect opportunity to slow down and take your time – or to pick up the pace to fit even more in! Whatever approach you take, Disneyland Paris is setting its clocks to summer time with even longer opening hours. Make the most of your stay!

Where to find it: Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park

  1. INHALE THE SCENT OF FLOWERS

For the first time, Disneyland Paris is unveiling a Dutch Garden, featuring the traditional enclosed spaces, geometric designs, and a riot of colours and scents. It’s an amazing open-access attraction in its own right!

Where to find it:  Disney’s Newport Bay Club

  1. DIP YOUR TOES IN THIS SUMMER

All summer long, you can enjoy a range of activities at Lake Disney, including pedal and electric boats and a captive balloon to view Disneyland Paris from the air (costs apply). Or you could relive the fantastic epic of the Far West at Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show… with Mickey and Friends dinner show in Disney Village.

Where to find it: Disney Village and Lake Disney

  1. ENJOY THE SUMMER NIGHTS

As night falls, why not dine in the new Five Guys and Vapiano restaurants in Disney Village, or sip a cocktail* in Disney Village and Disney Hotels bars, before taking to the dance floor in Billy Bob’s Country Western Saloon. Because at Disneyland Paris, the summer nights are just as fun-packed as the days.

Where to find it: Disney Village

*Please drink in moderation.

  1. WHAT ABOUT YOU – WHY DO YOU WANT TO COME TO DISNEYLAND PARIS THIS SUMMER?

Because the best reason is your reason!

 

Fireworks, parades, certain shows and festivals are on selected dates and are subject to weather conditions and changes. Attractions, entertainment, shows, shops and restaurants may be closed, modified, delayed or cancelled without prior notice. For any additional information, please contact us.

 

See the Parks Programme for schedules and frequencies

 

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