Disneyland Date Night! 14 Romantic Ideas

In high school, a Disneyland date was a BIG deal. It meant you wanted to spend the entire day with someone, spend a lot of money on them (keep reading for ways to save too!) and maybe even snuggle up together on those dark rides if the chemistry was right.

Disneyland Date Night Ideas

As an adult, I know many people (myself included!) who have honeymooned at Disneyland, gotten engaged at Disneyland and even secretly been married inside the parks! To me, the place exudes romance.

Disneyland Date Tips

Before you make your way down Main Street, U.S.A., you need a fabulous way to invite your love to Disneyland. Order some custom, beautifully designed Disney-inspired cards from etsy for a unique invitation to Disneyland.

Then put a pair of discount Disneyland tickets from our partner at Get Away Today. Get my promo code delivered to your inbox now.

Now that you have your invitation sent and tickets in hand, add some spark to your next Disneyland date night, with our 14 romantic ideas to kick it up a notch.

14 Disneyland Date Night Ideas

Expect to spend all day at Disneyland for maximum romance, or arrive late so you’re sure to see Disneyland during sunset along with those amazing nighttime fireworks.

Here’s my top ideas to get started. Make dining reservations at the one of the many romantic locations at Disneyland like Blue Bayou or Carthay Circle.


Inside Blue Bayou


Visit one of the wishing wells at Disneyland including Snow White’s wishing well or the one by Minnie’s house in Mickey’s Toontown. 


wishing well proposal Disneyland


Stroll by Sleeping Beauty Castle and daydream about your future together.


Disneyland Castle


Fly over London on Peter Pan’s Flight, think happy thoughts and maybe even steal a kiss on this romantic dark ride.


Peter Pan's Flight, Romantic ideas for a Disneyland date night.


Grab the back bench on the dark ride, Pirates of the Caribbean and it’s smooth sailing from there.


Pirates disneyland


Enjoy a ride on Pixar Pal-A-Round. Ask for your own, stationary gondola. Perfect at sunset or under the stars.


Pixar Pier view


Watch World of Color hand in hand, and be sure to start it off with a dining package from Carthay Circle.


World of Color


Board Storybook Land Canal Boats for a relaxing ride through fairytale land.


Storybook Land Canal Boats


Voted “Best Make Out Ride” at Disneyland, The Haunted Mansion is the perfect place to let your date protect you from any hitch hiking ghosts!

Catch the Kiss Cam on your way down Splash Mountain.



Go for a moonlit cruise in the Jungle after dark.


Jungle Cruise


Share a delicious treat at Gibson Girl Ice Cream Parlor on Main Street or from other restaurants around the resort, like Salt & Straw


salt and straw ice cream cone Disneyland


Watch one of Disneyland Resort’s famous night time shows like Fantasmic!


Fantasmic front row


Order a specialty cake from Disneyland Resort to be delivered during one of your romantic meals together.


Disneyland Date Night cake photo credit Rachel Broughten.
Photo credit Rachel Broughten.

Do you have a special romantic story to share from your Disneyland visit? What’s your favorite romantic date night spot at Disneyland?

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By Jessica Sanders

Recognized authority on all things Disneyland Resort. Offering dynamic planning strategies and the latest theme park information since 2013. Jessica's insights have been featured on Yahoo! News, InStyle, The Washington Post, and many others.

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