Disneyland Paris Turns 25 in 2017

1 February 2017

Add some sparkle to your Paris visit as Disneyland Paris celebrates 25 years in 2017. Experience all the Disney magic plus new attractions in this exciting anniversary year when the City of Lights will shine brighter than ever before.

Meet Mickey and your favourite Disney characters. (Image: Disney)

Comprised of two theme parks – Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studios Park – Disneyland Paris has been making dreams come true for 25 years. With five magical lands to enchant and delight all ages in Disneyland Park, this is the place to experience Character Encounters, shows, parades and attractions galore, while Walt Disney Studios Park brings blockbusters to life.

Experience the Disney magic in the City of Lights in 2017. (Image: Disney)

Celebrating 25 years of Disney magic and celluloid dreams, Disneyland Paris will glow with an extra-special sparkle in its anniversary year. Visit during 26 March 2017 and early 2018 to immerse yourself in the celebratory festivities on offer. Alongside the already exciting Disney drawcards will be a host of special new attractions, shows and a star-studded parade to make your Disney dreams come true.

Experience the wonder as you gaze, starry-eyed, at Disney Illuminations. Join Mickey Mouse as he leads this dazzling night-time extravaganza, which combines thrilling fireworks, state-of-the-art light installations and stunning special effects to conjure classic tales and showcase new Disney stories, such as Star Wars, Frozen and Pirates of the Caribbean.

Ride the 3-D Star Tours: The Adventures Continue attraction. (Image: Disney)

For budding Padawan, a galaxy of new Star Wars attractions awaits. Go on an intergalactic adventure aboard the 3-D Star Tours: The Adventures Continue attraction, and experience Star Wars Hyperspace Mountain – a Star Wars takeover of the classic Disney ride. Don’t miss the Jedi Academy, young Padawan.

"Let it go..." You know you'll want to belt out the theme song at the Frozen Live Sing-a-long. (Image: Disney)

More iconic Disney characters come to life in special shows and parades. Follow Mickey and his friends on fabulous new floats during Disney Stars on Parade!, be enchanted by the Disney princesses in their regal finery in The Starlit Princess Waltz, and wish upon a twinkling star during the sparkly celebration when Mickey Mouse presents “Happy Anniversary Disneyland Paris”. Later in the year, visit a Disney winter wonderland with a Frozen Live Sing-a-long that’s sure to melt hearts, and experience Disney’s Enchanted Christmas, where everybody’s favourite holiday comes wrapped up in festive magic.

With shopping, entertainment, dining and accommodation all in the ‘Happiest Place on Earth’, Paris may be the City of Lights, but for dreamers, Disneyland Paris is the place to be.

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Cassandra Laffey

Consumed with unrequited wanderlust, I get my fix in 24/7 cities and hippie retreats. I'm still looking for the ultimate combo of secluded beach and major metropolis, and my happy place is a 5-star hotel room all to myself - sigh.