The Disney100 anniversary festivities continue as Disneyland Resort announces the grand reopening of the newly reimagined Mickey’s Toontown at Disneyland Park on March 19, 2023. This vibrant, animated neighborhood offers families the chance to explore, play, and relax together while indulging in exciting interactive experiences, beloved returning attractions, and the brand-new Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway.
Mickey’s Toontown encourages guests to immerse themselves in their own playstyle, inviting others to join in the fun. The land’s design incorporates various interactive elements that allow guests to engage with one another in unique ways.
Located next to Fantasyland, the revamped Mickey’s Toontown provides young families with even more opportunities to create cherished memories together. Adjacent to iconic attractions such as “it’s a small world” and the Fantasyland Theater, guests can enjoy the lively “Tale of the Lion King” live show on select days.
New Interactive Spaces and Green Areas
Walt Disney Imagineering has carefully redesigned Mickey’s Toontown to minimize barriers to play, creating more open green spaces for gatherings and activities. The reimagined land includes features tailored to the needs of young families, such as companion restrooms, a quieter decompression area, and curb-free access for guests with varying abilities.
Upon entering, guests are greeted by CenTOONial Park, which houses two new interactive play experiences. A captivating fountain featuring water tables allows for sensory play, while a nearby dreaming tree with sculpted roots provides an engaging exploration area for children.
Goofy’s How-To-Play Yard introduces a whimsical sound garden where kids can create wacky noises and an all-new elevated clubhouse. Inside Goofy’s House, visitors can operate a delightful, interactive candy-making contraption.
Donald’s Duck Pond offers a playful space for little ones to burn off energy, complete with spinning water lilies, balance beams, and rocking toys. Inside Donald’s Boat, children can peer through portholes to catch a glimpse of ducklings Huey, Dewey, Louie, and Webby enjoying bubbly fun.
Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway, which debuted on January 27, 2023, welcomes guests of all ages and heights to embark on a zany journey into the unpredictable world of Mickey and Minnie Mouse. Further information on this family-friendly attraction can be found on Disneyland.com.
Returning Favorites and New Attractions
When Mickey’s Toontown reopens, guests can once again enjoy classic attractions like Mickey’s House, Minnie’s House, and Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin. Additionally, Chip ‘n’ Dale’s GADGETcoaster offers an exciting ride designed by Mickey’s Toontown’s resident tinkerer, Gadget Hackwrench.
Character Encounters, Cartoon Cuisine, and Whimsical Merchandise
Visitors can meet and snap photos with Mickey, Minnie, and their pals, including Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Pluto, Clarabelle, and Goofy. For the first time in any Disney park, Pete will also make appearances, stirring up mischief throughout the neighborhood.
Mickey’s Toontown features two new dining locations offering colorful comfort foods and tasty treats. Café Daisy provides playful spins on diner classics, while Good Boy! Grocers offers quick grab-and-go options. Souvenir Slushee Sippers and Perfect Picnic Baskets filled with snack-sized items are available for purchase, with optional Perfect Picnic Blankets.
EngineEar Souvenirs, located next to Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway, offers a wide selection of toys, apparel, headwear, and more featuring Mickey Mouse and friends. Guests can choose from a variety of merchandise, including the new Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway Remote Control Trackless Train. EngineEar Souvenirs also offers a merchandise mobile checkout option, allowing guests to scan and pay for select items directly from their phones using the Disneyland app.
The reimagined Mickey’s Toontown at Disneyland Park is set to delight guests with its interactive experiences, revamped attractions, and unique opportunities for family fun. As part of the ongoing Disney100 anniversary celebration, the reopening of Mickey’s Toontown on March 19, 2023, marks an exciting milestone for Disneyland Resort and Disney fans alike. Don’t miss the chance to create unforgettable memories with your family at this newly revamped, whimsical neighborhood.
Gray is a lifelong Disney fan! From Disney+ to the parks, he loves it all. His favorite Disney movie is Beauty and the Beast, and his favorite attraction is The Haunted Mansion.