After more than 20 years away, the Main Street Electrical Parade has made its way home to Disneyland for a limited time engagement. The parade is running nightly now through June 18, 2017, and it is hugely popular. UPDATE: the parade has been extended to run through August 20, 2017.
You could camp out for a premium spot a few hours before the parade begins. Or, you could opt for one of the Disneyland Electrical Parade dinner packages that are available and get a reserved spot. Here's what you need to know:
Disneyland Electrical Parade Dinner Packages at the Blue Bayou
For a truly deluxe and unique evening, book the Disneyland Electrical Parade dinner at the Blue Bayou. Adults will order from a delicious three-course prix-fixe menu with some of the classic restaurant's most popular items. Appetizer options include gumbo, shrimp or salad. Entree choices include everything from jambalaya to seafood and steak. Dessert offers four sweet options as well.
Kids have their own menu with fresh veggies as an appetizer and kid friendly entree choices like mac' n cheese. Children also get their choice of beverage (milk, water or juice) and chocolate cake for dessert.
After your meal, you'll each receive a ticket for reserved viewing of the parade on Main Street U.S.A. You'll want to get to the parade approximately 45 minutes to an hour prior to when the parade starts. It certainly beats waiting on Main Street for hours - and the view is pretty great!
These tickets are from the Paint the Night parade, but the Main Street Electrical parade tickets are the same.
Adults are $65 each and children ages 3-9 are $25 each. This price does not include tax or gratuity, so keep that in mind. Children ages two and under don't require a meal at the restaurant, but you'll want to include them in the reservation to allow enough space for your entire party. Children ages two and under also won't require a ticket to get access to the special reserved area.
Bonus tip: Arrive a little early for your reservation time and request a table on the water.
Disneyland Electrical Parade Dinner Packages at Aladdin's Oasis
For a more laid back and affordable dinner package, make a reservation for the Aladdin's Oasis. Aladdin's Oasis is off to your left as you enter Adventureland. You'll pay for and pick up your meal at any time after your reserved time. You can pick up your meal as early as noon. You can take it to go, or eat at the Aladdin's Oasis.
Adults can choose from chicken, lasagna bolognese or vegetarian lasagna as their main course. Each meal also comes with a small salad, roll, dessert and non-alcoholic drink for $26. Kids can pick chicken, spaghetti with marinara sauce or macaroni and cheese. Kid meals come with veggies, fruit, a dinner roll, Mickey cookie and drink for $15 each.
The area with the Aladdin's Oasis preferred viewing is located near "it's a small world." You'll have a little more room and a great view.
Reservations for the Disneyland Electrical Parade dinner packages can be made 60 days in advance. We recommend booking as early as possible, because spots will sell out. You can make your Disneyland Electrical Parade dinner reservations at disneyland.com, or by calling 714-781-DINE (3463).
You won't want to miss the Main Street Electrical parade and the Disneyland Electrical parade dinner packages are the best way to do it. Book your vacation for travel before August 20 to make sure you see it. Save the most when you book your Disneyland package with Get Away Today online or by calling 855-GET-AWAY.
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