Disney California Adventure Park Foodie Guide to the 2018 Festival of Holidays

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It’s BACK – Disney Festival of Holidays returns to Disney California Adventure park on Nov. 9 with music, dance, and diverse cultural festivities. You can also enjoy the Festive Foods Marketplace featuring 12 delicious destinations and lots of good cheer!

Here is this year’s Foodie Guide with everything you need to know about the marketplaces. If you’re like me, you’ll want to try everything! You can even grab a Disney Festival of Holidays Tasting Passport at any of the marketplaces to guide you on your holiday food journey. As you visit each marketplace, get your passport stamped and when you’ve filled your passport, you’ll get a special completion stamp!

Merry Mashups
Food:

  • Turkey & Stuffing Tamale with Cranberry Relish
  • Lox & Everything Bagel Nachos
  • “Hot Cocoa” Marshmallow Macaron

Beverages:

  • Sparkling Wine Punch with Chandon Brut, Sparkling Wine and Lime Sherbet
  • Holiday Punch with Lime Sherbet and Sprite (non-alcoholic)

Winter Wonders
Food:

  • Pumpkin Soup with Maple Cashew Cream
  • Chana Masala with Grilled Garlic Naan
  • Vanilla and Cranberry Trifle

Beverages:

  • Pomegranate Lemonade (non-alcoholic)

Brews & Bites
Food:

  • Chorizo Queso Fundido with House-made Tortilla Chips

Beverages:

  • Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co., Paradise Rd, Pilsner
  • North Coast Brewing Co., Blue Star, Wheat
  • Brewery Ommegang, Rosetta, Aged Cherry Ale
  • Deschutes Brewery, Mirror Pond, Pale Ale
  • Anderson Valley Brewing Company, Boont, Amber Ale
  • Aftershock Brewing Co., Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Ale
  • Karl Strauss Brewing Company, Isomerizer, IPA
  • New Belgium Brewing Company, Accumulation, White IPA
  • Cigar City Brewing, Maduro, Brown Ale
  • Karl Strauss Brewing Company, 9 Bonfires Blazing, Golden Stout
  • Legends Brewery, Cookies Galore, Chocolate Cookie Milk Stout

Festive Progressive Flight:

  • Figueroa Mountain Paradise Rd Pilsner
  • Anderson Valley Boont Amber Ale
  • Karl Strauss Isomerizer IPA
  • Cigar City Maduro Brown Ale

Flavors of the Season Flight

  • Ommegang Rosetta Cherry Ale
  • Aftershock Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Ale
  • Karl Strauss 9 Bonfires Blazing Golden Stout
  • Legends Cookies Galore Milk Stout

Favorite Things
Food:

  • Holiday Ham Shanks with Brown Sugar-Pineapple Glaze
  • Reuben Potato Tots with Russian Dressing and Rye Toast

Beverages:

  • Cranberry Sangria with Lime Garnish
  • Eggnog Cocktail with Whipped Cream and Nutmeg Dusting

Holiday Duets
Food:

  • Curry Cauliflower Soup with Braised Lamb and Mintchurri
  • Shrimp and Grits with Andouille Sausage
  • Holiday Mickey and Minnie Cookies

Beverages:

  • Ballast Point Brewing Company, Spruce Tip Sculpin, IPA
  • Warm Peppermint Chocolate Float with Peppermint Hot Chocolate, Vanilla Ice Cream, Whipped Cream and Peppermint Crumbles

Visions of Sugarplums
Special Offering:

  • Sweet Dreams and Milk – Horizon Organic Lowfat Milk and Choice of Dessert

Food:

  • Warm Sticky Toffee Pudding with Butterscotch Sauce
  • White Chocolate Cranberry Blondie
  • Eggnog Wreath Éclair with White Chocolate Icing
  • Horchata Fudge

Beverages:

  • Warm Bourbon Cider with House-made Bourbon-infused Marshmallow
  • S’mores Frozen Chocolate Milk with House-made Toasted Marshmallow-infused Whipped Cream, Graham Cracker Crumble and Chocolate Drizzle (non-alcoholic)
  • Horizon Organic Lowfat Milk

Blissfully Braised
Food:

  • Braised Pork Belly Adobo with Garlic Fried Rice
  • Cornbread Cakes with Braised Collard Greens and Smoked Bacon Gravy

Beverages:

  • Blood Orange Ginger Mule with a Rosemary Sprig

Grandma’s Recipes
Food:

  • Beef Pot Roast on a Potato Roll with Horseradish Cream
  • Candied Yams with Marshmallow Cream and Toasted Pecans
  • Gingerbread Mickey

Beverages:

  • Wyder’s Cider, Hard Pear Cider
  • Towne Park Brew Co, Gose Fresca
  • Avery Brewing, White Rascal, Belgian-Style White Ale
  • Smog City Brewing Co., Snugglebug, Sour Blonde Ale
  • Merry Cherry Pineapple Punch with Red Maraschino Cherries (non-alcoholic)

Tart & Fruity Flight:

  • Pear – Wyder’s Cider, Hard Pear Cider
  • Watermelon, Lime, Hibiscus & Cayenne – Towne Park Brew Co, Gose Fresca
  • Orange – Avery Brewing, White Rascal, Belgian-Style White Ale
  • Boysenberry & Raspberry – Smog City Brewing Co., Snugglebug, Sour Blonde Ale

Spicy Celebrations
Food:

  • Nashville Hot Fried Turkey with Dill Pickles
  • Jalapeño Latkes with Chipotle Crema
  • Chocolate Chipotle Pot de Crème

Beverages:

  • Pomegranate Margarita with Chipotle-smoked Sea Salt Half-Rim

A Twist on Tradition
Food:

  • Pozole Rojo Beef with Hominy Polenta
  • “Chicken-less” Mole with Spanish Rice
  • Black Forest Yule Log

Beverages:

  • Winter Michelada with Modelo Negra and Brown Sugar Rim
  • Modelo Negra, Dark Lager

Winter Sliderland
Food:

  • Roasted Turkey Slider with Cranberry Sauce
  • Holiday Stuffing Mac & Cheese
  • Milk Chocolate Candy Cane Pot de Crème

Beverages:

  • Frosty Frosé with Fleurs de Prairie Rosé, Blue Curaçao, and White Cranberry Juice served frozen with Mint Sprig
  • Oskar Blues Brewery, Old Chub, Scotch Ale

Making Spirits Bright
Beverages:

  • Kim Crawford, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand
  • Baileyana, Firepeak, Chardonnay, Edna Valley
  • Bartenura, Moscato, Italy
  • MacMurray Ranch Estate, Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley
  • Joel Gott, Zinfandel, California
  • Rodney Strong, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County
  • Chandon, Sparkling Wine, Brut, California

Mimosa Flight:

  • Pomegranate Mimosa
  • Pear Mimosa
  • White Cranberry Mimosa

White Wine Flight:

  • Kim Crawford, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand
  • Baileyana, Firepeak, Chardonnay, Edna Valley
  • Bartenura, Moscato, Italy

Red Wine Flight:

  • MacMurray Ranch Estate, Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley
  • Joel Gott, Zinfandel, California
  • Rodney Strong, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County

In addition, available for all guests is the Sip and Savor Pass, which gives you the opportunity to taste your way through your choice of eight different dishes or non-alcoholic beverages from participating Festive Food Marketplaces. This pass can be purchased at various locations throughout the park, including Festival Merchandise Carts, Seaside Souvenirs, Kingswell Camera Shop, and Rushin’ River Outfitters.

This special holiday festival runs through Jan. 8. For more information on Disney Festival of Holidays as well as Holidays at Disneyland Resort, check out the Disneyland Resort website.

Source: Disney Parks Blog

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