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Moms Panel Monday: It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year to Visit Disneyland Resort

Lisa Mendillo

by , Sr. Manager, Digital Integration

Summer has arrived. The kids are out of school, the sun is shining and it’s time to plan your next vacation to the Disneyland Resort. Not sure this is the right time for you? Members of the Disney Parks Moms Panel are here to give you several magical reasons why now is the absolute best time to head over to the Happiest Place on Earth!

“If you are like me, you’ll find now is the perfect time to visit the Disneyland Resort,” explains Tony. “With a new high school graduate in the family and Father’s Day coming up, we figured there is no better time and no better way to celebrate than by spending time in sunny California this June.”

Kristin adds, “it’s also the perfect time to enjoy the benefits of summer in the parks, because of the gorgeous weather, longer daylight, and did I mention the crowds are lower?”

“Disneyland Forever” at Disneyland Park

Exciting new offerings also have our Disneyland panelists excited about the summer of 2019. Tony is especially thrilled to see “Disneyland Forever” returning to the night sky.

“The amazing nighttime spectacular ‘Disneyland Forever’ debuted as part of the Disneyland Resort Diamond Anniversary celebration. I am so thrilled this exciting show is returning to Disneyland park this June. Once again, I’ll get to experience all the emotions, all the hopes, all the dreams of this beloved and immersive fireworks spectacular. I especially like how the various excellent viewing locations of “Disneyland Forever” fill the entire park with energy and magic.”

And Jennifer is eagerly awaiting to be Soarin’ Over California again.

“This month in Disney California Adventure park, I can’t wait to experience the return of the fan-favorite Soarin’ Over California. Guests can fly above the Golden State and take in some familiar sights and smells in this iconic attraction as it returns for a limited run through June 30, 2019.”

“Since summer is all about enjoying the great outdoors, I’m excited to check out the brand-new outdoor musical production, ‘Tale of the Lion King,’ which recently debuted at Disney California Adventure park,’’ Kristin states. “I grew up with the characters and songs of Disney’s “The Lion King,” and I can’t wait for my children to fall in love with them, too!”

And all three can’t say enough about the reimagined Sleeping Beauty Castle, and for Tony and his family, it’s a must-stop for their annual family photo.

“Sleeping Beauty Castle is the most recognizable icon of the Disneyland Resort. 60 years after the release of the film ‘Sleeping Beauty’ a refurbishment of this beloved attraction began. Now that the castle has once again been revealed, it sparkles in resplendent glory, beckoning everyone to enter into a ‘world of yesterday, tomorrow and fantasy.’ The castle is one of my family’s favorite photo backdrops. Definitely Instagram worthy!”

Jennifer even recommends making sure you strike a pose with the help of some Disney PhotoPass photographers to capture the beauty of this Disneyland icon!

For more great tips on preparing for your next visit to the Disneyland Resort, or for general Disney vacation questions, visit for an answer from one of our panelists.

Panelists receive compensation for their participation on the Disney Parks Moms Panel.