How to Spend a Magical Birthday at Disneyland


Is there anything better than spending your birthday at a Disney park? We don’t think so! Today, we’re sharing our favorite ways to spend a birthday at Disneyland Resort.

No, you can’t actually get into Disneyland for free on your birthday, but you can certainly get some free perks once you’re at the park! At City Hall on Main Street, U.S.A., the Chamber of Commerce on Buena Vista Street, or pretty much any retail location within Disneyland and Disney California Adventure, you can pick up a free “Happy Birthday!” button to wear during your theme park visit. (And, of course, this means that all of the Disney Cast Members will wish you a happy birthday when they see you!)

You can also take advantage of freebies at Downtown Disney. Wetzels Pretzels, Sprinkles Cupcakes, and Starbucks all offer free foods or beverages for your birthday, so why not grab those while you’re on your Disney trip?

Feast on snacks like Mickey-shaped beignets and Churro Toffee, and grab a drink at Oga’s Cantina or Lamplight Lounge for some extra Disney fun. If you want to really celebrate in style, we recommend booking a celebratory meal at a delicious table-service restaurant like Carthay Circle, Napa Rose, or Carnation Cafe. It’s your birthday — treat yourself!

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