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Easter at Disneyland

Spring break and Easter at Disneyland. The pink flowers are in bloom all around Disneyland Resort. The weather is mild and the kids are out of school for spring break.

Here’s what we’ve got planned for Easter at Disneyland or even some Disney Easter fun at home.

Easter at Disneyland

Easter always falls on a Sunday and is celebrated on these dates in the upcoming years.


Easter at Disneyland


  • April 17, 2022
  • April 9, 2023
  • March 31, 2024
  • April 20, 2025

Now that Disneyland is operating at full capacities and schedules, it’s more important than ever to plan your Easter Disneyland visit early.


Spring break Disneyland


The best times to book your Disneyland Spring Break vacation are outlined, step-by-step below.

  1. Check the Disneyland reservation calendar to make sure there are openings for your desired theme park visit. Be sure to toggle over to hopper or one park per day tickets. 
  2. Not sure which Disneyland ticket to get? I suggest a 3-day park hopper with Genie+ for the best value. Book your Disneyland vacation package, along with discount tickets here from my partners at Get Away Today.
  3. Officially secure your theme park reservation within minutes of receiving your tickets.
  4. Book sit down dining for special Easter offering at select locations. Get free dining alerts here.
  5. Print your Disneyland Plan for the most magical experience yet.

Disneyland Easter Egg Hunt

Springtime tradition means the return of the ever-popular Disney Egg-Stravaganza! Everyone in your family can participate when you visit Disneyland this spring.

This year participate March 31 to April 17, 2022 in Disneyland Park, California Adventure Park and/or Downtown Disney. Each playing card is $9.99 plus tax.


Disneyland Easter egg


In the weeks surrounding Easter, pick up a map and sticker set to search for hidden eggs throughout the Disneyland Resort. You then embark on an egg-themed scavenger hunt with the themed eggstravaganza game board as your guide.

Purchase maps and sticker sets at select merchandise locations:

  • Plaza Point (the small shop to your right on Main Street, U.S.A. by the Corn Dog Cart) to hunt for eggs in Disneyland Park
  • Elias & Co. to hunt for eggs in Disney California Adventure Park
  • World of Disney Store and Pin Traders to hunt for eggs in the Downtown Disney District

Each map is different, making for a possible of three egg hunts in 2022!

When you find the giant hidden eggs throughout the resort, record it with a corresponding sticker on your map. At the end, whether you’re done finding all the eggs or just enough eggs for your little tired feet, return your map to cast members at an Egg-stravaganza redemption location throughout the resort.


Disneyland Easter Egg Hunt
Disneyland Easter Egg Hunt


This traditional spring activity concludes as you choose your prize to take home! Prizes in the past have varied with an Easter egg filled surprise, seasonal Disney tumblers and more.


Disneyland Easter egg


My kids have loved this activity in its various forms throughout the year. We typically do the Downtown Disney version on our arrival or departure day.

Meet the Easter Bunny & Disney Characters

Is meeting the Easter Bunny one of your family traditions this time of year? How about running into some of your favorite spring time pals at Disneyland?


Alice White Rabbit


  • Chase the white rabbit down, down, down on Alice in Wonderland attraction in Fantasyland
  • Take a spin with Roger Rabbit in Mickey’s Toontown (reopening in 2023)
  • Feeling lucky? Oswald the Luck Rabbit can often be found on Buena Vista Street in California Adventure
  • Brer Rabbit will be around for a bit longer on Splash Mountain in Critter Country




Of course there are many favorite spring animals featured in the classic film Bambi, which is a great pick to watch on Disney+ this season. I love Thumper and Flower myself. 

The Easter Bunny has made appearances during special spring time events at Disneyland Resort including inside the parks and at Catal for Easter Brunch. If you see the main rabbit himself this year, be sure to let us know!

Disneyland Spring Break Treats 

New treats and returning favorites fill the shelves at Disneyland Resort. I suggest scrolling through mobile order options to pick out your treats without the long waits. 


Baby chick cake pops disneyland


Most of these staples you can find at various candy shops around Disneyland but here are a few highlights:

  • Easter Bunny cake pop on Main Street U.S.A. at Candy Palace
  • Adorable yellow baby chick cake pop at Marceline’s Confectionery
  • Specialty candy apples and treats at Pooh’s Corner in Critter Country
  • Bunny butt cake pops at Trolley Treats on Buena Vista Street
  • Famous handmade Disneyland Easter Eggs with fudge milk chocolate and various flavors


Easter Candy Apples Disneyland


Don’t forget to watch candy makers prepare these incredible edible creations. Then you can stop and order more inside! 

Easter at Disneyland Dining

A little planning goes a long way. Add a special dining experience, even outside the parks, to your Easter at Disneyland at the following locations.

  • Easter Brunch options are available at Storytellers Cafe 
  • Easter Dinner will also be offered at Storytellers at the Grand Californian
  • For lunch or dinner, consider making reservations at any of the specialty restaurants like Blue Bayou or Carthay Circle.
  • Don’t forget about fine dining options at the Disneyland Resort hotels like Napa Rose 


Disneyland Easter egg


  • Tons of choices for Easter at Disneyland can be found in our Downtown Disney dining guide.
  • Easter HOP boxes featuring vanilla, red velvet, dark chocolate and carrot cupcakes from Sprinkles at Downtown Disney. 

shopDisney Easter Baskets

Don’t forget the baskets and colored eggs! Whether you’re on vacation at Disneyland or just want to channel your inner Mickey Mouse, you’re going to want to fill those baskets beforehand with savings from shopDisney.

1. Start off with an Easter “basket” with a twist. I am always looking for new ways to package gifts and I love the idea of Disney luggage with traditional spring treats and gifts inside. This is especially perfect for future vacations to The Happiest Place on Earth. 


Disneyland Luggage Travel shopDisney
Disney Luggage Sets from shopDisney


2. Add a one of the popular 5-Minute Stories to your Easter gift.

5 Minute Stories Disney
Disney 5-Minute Stories



3. Before you pile in the candy, put one of these adorable Disney plushes inside. This entire spring gift set will top off the perfect night away at Disneyland or at home. 


Disney Nighttime Plush
Disney Nighttime Plush


Whether you’re heading to Disneyland for Easter this year or planning a Disney-filled Easter celebration at home, we hope you have a magical time celebrating this special day.


Spring Disney California Adventure


Disneyland Easter History

We’ve seen some festive and fun spring offers in the past from Disneyland Resort including these listed below. Should something like this return this year, I’ll be sure to update this article. 

This information was from 2017, we expect 2022 extras to be announced soon and will update as soon as possible.

Disneyland Easter egg


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