Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure 2017

Taking place at Disneyland for the second year will be The Festival of Holidays. From November 10, 2017 through January 7, 2018, guests will be able to enjoy this foodie event at Disney California Adventure.

Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure

Festival of Holidays
Photo: Disney Parks Blog

2017 Festival of Holidays Booths

Chips, Breads & Holiday Spreads – New in 2017!

Chicken Liver Pâté on Toast with Cherry Jam and Pistachios – 5.50
Chorizo Queso Fundido with House-made Tortilla Chips – 6.00
Cranberry Pear Tart with Rosemary-infused Cream – 4.50
White Chocolate-dipped Lingonberry Speculoos Cookie – 3.75

Joy to the Sauce – New in 2017!

Seared Salmon Filet with Lemon Caper Sauce – 7.50
Beef Short Rib with Smashed Potatoes and Gravy – 7.75
Sticky Toffee Pudding with Brandied Vanilla Sauce – 4.50
Holiday Eggnog Cocktail with Whipped Cream and Nutmeg – 11.75
Conundrum, White Wine Blend, California – 14.00
Rodney Strong, Pinot Noir, Russian River Valle – 2.00
Apple Lemonade with Whipped Cream and Caramel – 5.00

Brews & Bites

Sliced Spicy Calabrese Salami with Crackers – 5.00
Warm Bavarian Pretzel with Whole-Grained Dijon Mustard – 5.00
Flight for a Snowy Day: Victory Prima Pilsner; New Belgium Accumulation White IPA; Aftershock Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Ale; Great Divide Hibernation Ale – 13.75
Flight for a Sunny Day: TAPS The American Cream; Brewery Ommegang Witte; Backstreet Raspberry Sour; Refuge West Coast Red Ale – 13.75
TAPS Brewery, The American Cream, Cream Ale, Brea – 9.75
Victory Brewing Company, Prima, Pilsner, Pennsylvania – 9.75
Backstreet Brewery, Raspberry Sour, Anaheim – 9.75
Stone Brewing, IPA, San Diego – 9.75
New Belgium Brewing Company, Accumulation, White IPA, Colorado – 9.75
Great Divide Brewing Co., Hibernation, English-style Old Ale, Colorado – 9.75
Brewery Ommegang, Witte, Wheat Ale, New York – 9.75
Aftershock Brewing Co., Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Ale, Temecula – 9.75
Refuge Brewery, West Coast Red Ale, Temecula –$9.75
Unsung Brewing Company, Naturia, Double IPA, Anaheim – 9.75
Karl Strauss Brewing Company, Holiday Porter, San Diego – 9.75

Holiday Duets – New in 2017!

Macaroni and Cheese with Cornbread Crumbles – 7.25
Warm Polenta and Chilled Crab Salad – 7.50
Cookie Butter and Jelly Cheesecake – 4.50
Holiday Mickey and Minnie Cookies – 7.00
Pomegranate Mule with Pomegranate Seeds and Rosemary Sprig – 13.00
Fever-Tree Ginger Beer – 6.00
Warm Chocolate Float with Whipped Cream and Brownie Crumbles – 5.50

A Twist on Tradition – New in 2017!

Reuben Potato Smash with Russian Dressing and Rye Toast Crumble – 6.75
Butternut Squash and Almond Pakora Fritters – 6.00
Chocolate Yule Log with Candied Chestnuts and Clementine Compote – 5.00
Horchata Fudge – 5.00
Pumpkin-spiced Float Cocktail with Cream Liqueur, Vanilla Ice Cream and Pumpkin Seed Brittle – 13.00
Frosty Frosé – Frozen Rosé, Blue Curaçao and White Cranberry Juice with a Mint Sprig – 13.00

Festive Holiday Extras – New in 2017!

Brussels Sprouts with Goat Cheese, Cranberries and Bacon – 6.75
Baked Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes – 6.50
Pineapple Kesari with Golden Raisins – 4.35
Ballast Point Brewing Co., Piper Down, Scottish Ale, San Diego – 9.75
Sherbet Holiday Punch – 5.00

Making Spirits Bright

Flight – Mimosa – 16.00
White Cranberry Mimosa – 14.00
Pear Mimosa – 14.00
Blood Orange Mimosa – 14.00
Flight – White Wine – 16.00
Kim Crawford, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand – 13.00
Fess Parker, Chardonnay, Santa Barbara County – 10.75
Bartenura, Moscato, Italy – 10.75
Flight – Red Wine – 16.00
Castle Rock, Pinot Noir, Reserve, Russian River Valley – 10.75
Joel Gott, Zinfandel, California – 13.00
Rodney Strong, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County – 11.75
Rodney Strong, Estate Vineyards, Chalk Hill, Chardonnay, Sonoma County – 11.25
Trefethen Estate, Chardonnay, Oak Knoll District, Sonoma County – 17.00
Sort This Out Cellars, Mourvedre Rose Mermaid, Sonoma County – 18.00
Chandon Sparkling Wine, Brut, California – 12.00

Spicy Celebrations – New in 2017!

Nashville Hot Fried Turkey with Dill Pickles – 7.00
Beef Corn Tamale a la Plancha with Spicy Rojo Sauce – 7.25
Spiced Peanut Brittle – 4.50
Pomegranate Margarita with a Chipotle-smoked Sea Salt Half-Rim – 12.00
Winter Michelada with Modelo Negra and Brown Sugar Rim – 9.50
Modelo Negra, Lager, Mexico – 9.50

Classic Crocks & Casseroles – New in 2017!

Chana Masala with Grilled Garlic Naan – 6.50
Green Bean and Mushroom Casserole with Crispy Onions – 5.75
Milk Chocolate-Candy Can Pot de Crème – 4.25
Iced Green Mint Tea with Mint Sprig – 5.00

Blissfully Braised – New in 2017!

Braised Pork Belly Adobo with Garlic Fried Rice – 7.50
Braised Lamb Cheeks with Mediterranean Cauliflower – 7.75
Fruit and Nut Rugelach – 4.50
ACE Premium Craft Cider, Apple, Hard Cider, Sebastopol – 9.50
Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co., Hoppy Poppy, IPA, Buellton – 9.50

Winter Sliderland

Holiday Ham Slider with Pineapple Relish – 7.50
Roasted Turkey Slider with Cranberry Sauce – 7.50
Eggnog Macaron – 5.00
Hot Buttered Rum with Cinnamon Stick – 13.00
La Crema, Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley – 12.00
Festive Beer Flight: Bottle Logic Brewing, (714), Blonde Ale; Oskar Blues Brewery, Pinner, IPA; Barley Forge Brewing Co, The Patsy, Coconut Rye Stout; Modern Times Beer, Fruitlands, Passion Fruit and Guava Gose – 13.75
Bottle Logic Brewing, (714), Blonde Ale, Anaheim – 9.75
Oskar Blues Brewery, Pinner, IPA, Colorado – 9.75
Barley Forge Brewing Co., The Patsy, Coconut Rye Stout, Costa Mesa – 9.75
Modern Times Beer, Fruitlands, Passion Fruit and Guava Gose, San Diego – 9.75
Ghirardelli® White Hot Chocolatewith House-made Cinnamon Marshmallow – 5.00

Grandma’s Recipes – New for 2017!

Grilled Chicken Sausage with Red Beans and Rice – 7.25
Beef Brisket with Brown Sugar-glazed Carrots – 7.75
Sweet Potato Pie – 4.50
Molasses Gingerbread Cookie – 3.75
Warm Bourbon Cider with Bourbon-infused Marshmallow – 12.00
Merry Cherry Pineapple Punch with Assorted Jellies – 5.00

In addition to all this delicious food, guests will also be able to enjoy live music, dance performances, holiday decorations, and a special holiday version of World of Color.

Will you be trying some of these holiday dishes and drinks? What are you looking forward to? We’d love to read about it in our comment section!

3 Thoughts on “Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure 2017

  1. sharon hemmeter on 6 November, 2017 at 11:24 am said:

    did this last year, it cost me a lot of money. most of the items I wanted to taste were sold out and I ended up eating food I didn’t like or couldn’t eat because it was to spicy. I was so disappointed.

  2. I would love to know the dates of upcoming events so we can plan to be there for “big things” – like the fun runs, Dapper Dan days, just anything and everything. We were there for the Flower & Garden Festival in 2017, we plan on being there Nov 26-Dec 3, but besides Candlelite Processional we know of no other special events during that time.

    • You’ll be able to find a lot of events on Disney’s website. They’ll have Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party in Magic Kingdom and other events in Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney Springs.

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