Disney After Dark events will be returning for 2022 and we couldn’t be happier. Check out all of the great After Dark events and dates that we can look forward to in the New Year.
After Dark Events
Do you love the Disney Parks at night? There is something truly magical about the Disney Parks when the sun sets. Now Guests visiting Disneyland can enjoy a variety of After Dark events in 2022.
These will be special ticketed events that will occur after the Parks have officially closed for the evening. What is included in the After Dark event?
- 4 hours in the Disney Parks with limited crowds
- Enter the Park 3 hours prior to your event time to enjoy the Park with day Guests
- Unlimited digital PhotoPass downloads of photos captured during the After Dark event
- Plus a commemorative keepsake
Be sure to checkout Marisol’s experience at the Oogie Boogie Bash HERE and a other great holiday events HERE. Each After Dark event takes on a special theme and is only offered for a limited time. Here’s the details:
Sweethearts’ Nite will be hosted at Disneyland park on February 1st, 3rd, 8th, 10th and 14th in 2022. Tickets will be available for purchase on the Disneyland website beginning December 9th no earlier than 12:00 (PT).
There’s sure to be heartfelt fun for everyone as Valentine’s Day is celebrated during Sweethearts’ Nite. Here’s some of what you can expect:
- A special themed fireworks show
- Projection effects on Sleeping Beauty Castle and Main Street, U.S.A.
- A jazz ensemble aboard the Mark Twain Riverboat, plus other live entertainment, including a Royal Ball and a dance party with a DJ
- Spot the most darling Disney couples, and take selfies with your favorites
- Fun photo opportunities featuring romantic scenes from iconic Disney films
- Lovely décor, along with food and beverage offerings around the park
- Plus, early admission to Disneyland park starting at 5 p.m., no theme park reservation required
Sweethearts’ Nite will be hosted at Disneyland park on February 1, 3, 8, 10 and 14th in 2022.
For 2 nights only you can enjoy your favorite Disney Villains. This fun event will take place on both March 8th and March 10th with tickets going on sale January 11, 2022.
“At Villains Nite, you’ll get to party with some of Disney’s most mischievous misfits at Disney California Adventure park. These wonderfully wicked events will take place on two separate evenings in March 2022, and include:“
- The Cauldron, a cunningly-crafted cabaret featuring a cast of villainous virtuosos showing off their talents through song and dance
- Ursula’s Seaside Sing-a-long, where you can find your voice and sing along
- The Underworld Dance Party, which allows you to bust a move at a dastardly DJ dance party in the Hollywood Backlot
- Special photo backdrops, featuring scenes inspired by some favorite villains
- Some of Disney’s famously nefarious fiends – or their henchmen – at special locations around the park
- Delightfully decadent food and beverage offerings
- Early admission to Disney California Adventure park beginning at 5 p.m., no theme park reservation required
This fun event will take place on both March 8th and March 10th with tickets going on sale January 11, 2022.
Star Wars Nite
The force is strong with the special themed Star Wars Nites. There are 3 nights to enjoy this great event, and of course it has to include May the 4th. Star Wars Nite will be hosted on May 3rd, 4th, and on the 27th. Tickets will be available for purchased on the Disneyland website on January 11, 2022.
“Star Wars Nite will be the ultimate Star Wars extravaganza, packed with galactic fun on three separate nights at Disneyland park in May 2022. Highlights of Star Wars Nite include:”
- An amazing pyrotechnical spectacle that will illuminate the skies with a Star Wars-themed fireworks show
- March of the First Order, featuring Captain Phasma and her elite unit of Stormtroopers
- A Galactic dance party
- Sightings of various Star Wars characters throughout the evening
- Star Wars-themed attractions, usually with shorter wait times
- Star Wars-themed eats and treats, merchandise, photo opportunities, and more
- Plus, early admission to Disneyland park starting at 6 p.m., no theme park reservation required
Star Wars Nite will be hosted on May 3rd, 4th, and on the 27th. Tickets will be available for purchased on the Disneyland website on January 11, 2022.
Disneyland does an amazing job in providing exceptional entertainment and character interactions every day. We are so excited about the return of these After Hours events.
Will you be visiting Disneyland for one of these After Hour Events? Which is your favorite? Do you wish Walt Disney World would offer these type of events as well? Share your thoughts with us on our Facebook Page.