Details, Dates, and Pricing revealed for 2020 DISNEYLAND AFTER DARK; 80s, Sweethearts, Pixar, and Villains

Disneyland After Dark is back once more for early 2020 bringing FOUR different opportunities to rock the night away in special after-hours parks experiences at the happiest place on earth. Each event will offer a different theme complemented by unique entertainment, specialty food, collectible merchandise and more!

Events will take place in after closing at both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure — depending on the event — with mix-in access beginning as early as 5 p.m. for some events. Select attractions throughout the park will also remain open exclusively for event guests AND event guests receive unlimited digital downloads of Disney PhotoPass photos taken during the party!

Event Details

80s Nite

2020 disneyland after dark 80s night videopolis concept art

WHEN:

January 29, 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM

WHERE:

Disneyland Park

HOW MUCH:

$109 per person

WHAT:

Stroll down memory lane during this throwback bash packed with totally tubular fun! Dust off those leg warmers, shoulder pads and other vintage looks for 80s Nite to enjoy:

  • Flashback to Videopolis! – Groove the neon-lovin’ night away to the decade’s hottest hits as the Fantasyland Theatre hosts a live VJ, music videos and dancers too.
  • Character Greetings – Meet some of your fave Disney Characters—with a nostalgic twist that’s awesome to the max!
  • Awesome After Dark – Fireworks to the Max! – Watch an amazing pyrotechnical spectacle set to 80s music that’s sure to make you sing along!
  • Totally Minnie – You’re on DTV Video Shoot – Bust a move—head to the Tomorrowland Stage for a dance party with Minnie and friends!
  • Say “Excellent!” – Strike a pose—let Disney PhotoPass photographers capture shots against backdrops featuring a fab 80s take.
  • Cool Tunes – Just wanna have fun? Get into your groove with a live band and DJ music that celebrates the golden years of post-punk, new wave, alternative, hip-hop, synth-pop and rock.
  • Themed Eats – Dig in! Nosh like there’s no tomorrow—purchase 80s-inspired menu options at select Disneyland Park locations.
  • Limited-Release Merchandise – Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase Disneyland After Dark: 80s Nite items, while supplies last.
  • After-Hours Access to Attractions – Ride some of the park’s classic attractions throughout the event, usually with shorter wait times.
  • Bodacious Keepsakes – Receive a commemorative credential and guide map as well as unlimited downloads of Disney PhotoPass photos taken during the party. (Credentials and maps are limited to one per ticketed person.)
  • Dress to Impress – Don leg warmers, shoulder pads, spandex and other vintage looks for a quintessential 80s experience that runs the fashion gamut! (See Costume Guidelines below.)

MORE INFO: 80s Nite Tickets and Details

Sweethearts’ Nite

WHEN:

February 12 and 13, 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM

WHERE:

Disneyland Park

HOW MUCH:

$109 per person

WHAT:

The Happiest Place on Earth will once again transform into the most romantic—with an extra pinch of pixie dust! If you missed last year’s Sweethearts’ Nite, now is your chance to experience the ultimate date night in style with:

  • Fireworks Extravaganza – Watch love light up the night with a pyrotechnical spectacle sure to make you swoon!
  • Dancing, Music and Amore – May we have this dance? Waltz beside the world’s best-loved Disney Characters at an imperial ball near “it’s a small world,” get in the groove with live music or boogie down at our DJ dance party.
  • Character Greetings – Let the lovefest begin—mix, mingle and meet some of Disney’s most darling couples.
  • Photo Ops – Say “Kiss me!” as Disney PhotoPass photographers snap pics by romantic scenes from Disney films, including Lady and the Tramp and The Little Mermaid.
  • Scrumptious Eats – Nibble the night away—purchase sweet and savory shareable menu options at select Disneyland Park locations.
  • Limited-Release Merchandise – Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase Disneyland After Dark: Sweethearts’ Nite items, while supplies last.
  • After-Hours Access to Attractions – Ride some of the park’s classic attractions throughout the event, usually with shorter wait times.
  • Sweet Keepsakes – Receive a commemorative credential and guide map as well as unlimited downloads of Disney PhotoPass photos taken during the party. (Credentials and maps are limited to one per ticketed person.)
  • Dress Your Magical Best – Step out in style—take cues from your fave Disney duo for flirty, purty and downright adorable outfits! (See Costume Guidelines below.)

MORE INFO: Sweethearts’ Nite Tickets and Details

PIXAR Nite

WHEN:

March 5, 8:00 PM to Midnight

WHERE:

Disney California Adventure Park

HOW MUCH:

$109 per person

WHAT:

Spend an exciting night celebrating some of the world’s best-loved stories and characters from Pixar Animation Studios! Proudly wear your Pixar-best and check out all that Pixar Nite has to offer, including:

  • Bust a Move – Boogie the night away at 3 interactive dance parties:
  • Character Greetings – Mix, mingle and meet some crowd-pleasing Pixar pals at special spots around the park—don’t forget your camera!
  • Photo Ops – Say “Cheese!” Let Disney PhotoPass photographers snap your pic by event-themed backdrops.
  • Themed Eats – Remy-approved! Nom, nom, nom the night away—purchase Pixar-inspired menu options at select Disney California Adventure Park locations.
  • Limited-Release Merchandise – Take some of the fun home—attendees will have the opportunity to purchase Disneyland After Dark: PIXAR Nite items, while supplies last.
  • After-Hours Access to Attractions – Ride some of the park’s classic attractions throughout the event, usually with shorter wait times.
  • Event Keepsakes – Receive a commemorative credential and guide map as well as unlimited downloads of Disney PhotoPass photos taken during the party. (Credentials and maps are limited to one per ticketed person.)
  • Dress the Part – Capes… or no capes? Don outfits that pay homage to your fave Pixar films, shorts and characters. (See Costume Guidelines below.)

MORE INFO: PIXAR Nite Tickets and Details

Villains Nite

WHEN:

April 30, 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM

WHERE:

Disney California Adventure Park

HOW MUCH:

$109 per person

WHAT:

Unleash your inner villain at a deliciously sinister soiree bursting with Disney’s most mischievous misfits! Villains Nite will summon you to come dressed in garb inspired by Disney Villains and experience:

  • Villains Cabaret – Watch the “all-star” outlaws sing and dance their way through this riff-raff-lovin’ revue!
  • Shake It Up – Get down with your diabolical self! Cast a spell by conjuring your smoothest grooves, then bust a move at DJ dance parties throughout the park.
  • Character Greetings – Strike a pose with some of Disney’s famously nefarious fiends—or their henchmen—at special photo spots around the park.
  • Mirror, Mirror – Show’em who’s fairest of them all! Mug it up for Disney PhotoPass photographers amidst scenes depicting popular villain lairs and thrones.
  • Now SING! – Do, re, sea? Find your voice and sing along, but beware of eerily enchanted seashells!
  • Themed Eats – Nosh the night away—purchase delightfully decadent menu options at select Disney California Adventure Park locations.
  • Limited-Release Merchandise – Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase Disneyland After Dark: Villains Nite items, while supplies last.
  • After-Hours Access to Attractions – Ride some of the park’s classic attractions throughout the event, usually with shorter wait times.
  • Evil Keepsakes – Receive a commemorative credential and guide map as well as unlimited downloads of Disney PhotoPass photos taken during the party. (Credentials and maps are limited to one per ticketed person.)
  • Dress to Impress – Summon your inner scoundrel—dare to deck yourself out in garb inspired by Disney Villains! (See Costume Guidelines below.)

MORE INFO: Villains Nite Tickets and Details

See it for Yourself

Parking fees are not included in the ticket price. A limited quantity of tickets for each event will be available beginning next week:

  • December 3: Tickets on sale for Disneyland Resort Annual Passholders
  • December 4: Tickets on sale for general public
*The number of tickets available are limited and valid only for the specific event date and hours. Parking fees are not included in the ticket price.  Tickets can be purchased online, at Disney Desk locations in participating Good Neighbor Hotels, or by calling (714) 781-4636 until the day before the event, or at any Disneyland® Resort Ticket Booth.  Limit eight (8) tickets per person, and no discounts apply. Tickets not required for Guests ages 2 and under. Tickets are non-transferable, non-refundable and may not be resold. Costumes are subject to Disney guidelines and should not be obstructive or offensive; please check special event costume guidelines at https://disneyland.disney.go.com/faq/parks/dress/ for restrictions.  Offer and event elements are subject to restrictions, change or cancellation without notice.

Author: Joey Inigo

I have been a part of MouseInfo.com since 2003. I enjoy visiting the Happiest Place on Earth and am happy to talk about Disney Parks all day long.

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