Menus for the Disney Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure

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Disney Festival of Holidays

The Disney Festival of Holidays is returning once again to Disney California Adventure and it is bringing a ton of great new food and beverage options courtesy of Festive Food Markets and Disney ¡Viva Navidad!. These booths are similar to what Guests experience during the Epcot Food and Wine Festival, but these options all have a holiday flare to them.

This year, there are 12 different marketplaces during the Disney Festival of Holidays that are found throughout. In addition, there are a few other unique options for Disney ¡Viva Navidad!. Here’s a look at what you can expect!

Chips, Breads & Holiday Spreads

  • Chicken Liver Paté with cherry jam and pistachios
  • Cranberry-Pear Tart with rosemary-infused cream
  • White Chocolate-Dipped Lingonberry Speculoos Cookie
  • Chorizo Queso Fundido with house-made tortilla chips

Making Spirits Bright

  • White Cranberry, Pear and Blood Orange Mimosa Flight (Also sold individually)
  • White Wine Flight with Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, New Zealand; Fess Parker Chardonnay, Santa Barbara County; and Bertenura Moscato, Italy (Kosher) (Also sold individually)
  • Red Wine Flight with Castle Rock Pinot Noir, Reserve, Russian River Valley; Joel Gott Zinfandel, California; and Rodney Strong Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County (Also sold individually)
  • Chandon Sparkling Wine, Brut, California
  • Red & White Rotational Wine Selection

Joy to the Sauce

  • Seared Salmon Filet with lemon-caper sauce
  • Beef Short Rib with mashed potatoes and gravy and topped with cranberry sauce
  • Sticky Toffee Pudding with brandied vanilla sauce
  • Conundrum White Wine Blend, California
  • Rodney Strong Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley
  • Holiday Eggnog Cocktail with whipped cream and nutmeg
  • Apple Lemonade with whipped cream and caramel

Spicy Celebrations

  • Nashville Fried Hot Turkey with dill pickles
  • Beef Corn Tamale a la Plancha with spicy rojo sauce
  • Spicy Peanut Brittle
  • Pomegranate Margarita with a chipotle-smoked sea salt half-rim
  • Winter Michelada with Modela Negra and a brown sugar rim
  • Modela Negra Lager, Mexico

Brews & Bites

  • Sliced Calabrese Salami with crackers
  • Warm Bavarian Pretzel with whole-grain Dijon mustard
  • Beer Flight: For a Snowy Day with Victory Prima Pilsner, New Belgium Accumulation White IPA, Aftershock Oatmeal Rasin Cookie Ale and Great Divide Hibernation Ale (Also sold individually)
  • Beer Flight: For a Sunny Day with TAPS The American Cream Ale, Brewery Ommegang Witte, Backstreet Raspberry Sour and Refuge West Coast Red Ale (Also sold individually)
  • Stone Brewing IPA
  • Unsung Naturia Double IPA
  • Karl Strauss Holiday Porter

Holiday Duets

  • Macaroni and Cheese with cornbread crumbles
  • Warm Polenta with chilled crab salad
  • Cookie Butter and Jelly Cheesecake
  • Holiday Mickey and Minnie Cookies
  • Pomegranate Mule garnished with pomegranate seeds and rosemary sprig
  • Fever Tree Ginger Beer (non-alcoholic)
  • Warm Chocolate Float with whipped cream and brownie crumbles

Classic Crocks and Casseroles

  • Chana Masala with grilled garlic naan
  • Green Bean and Mushroom Casserole with crispy onions
  • Milk Chocolate Candy Cane Pot de Crème Cup
  • Ice Green Mint Tea with mint sprig

Blissfully Braised

  • Braised Pork Belly Adobo with garlic fried rice
  • Braised Lamb Cheeks with Mediterranean cauliflower
  • Fruit and Nut Rugelach
  • Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co., Hoppy Poppy IPA
  • ACE Premium Craft Hard Apple Cider

A Twist on Tradition

  • Reuben Potato Smash with Russian dressing and rye toast crumble
  • Butternut Squash and Almond Pakora Fritters
  • Chocolate Yule Log with candied chestnuts and clementine compote
  • Horchata Fudge
  • Pumpkin Spice Float Cocktail with cream liqueur, vanilla ice cream and pumpkin seed brittle
  • Frosty Frosé – Frozen Rosé with blue curacao and white cranberry juice with mint sprig

Winter Sliderland

  • Holiday Ham Slider with pineapple relish
  • Roast Turkey Slider with cranberry sauce
  • Egg Nog Macaron
  • Hot Buttered Rum with a cinnamon stick
  • La Crema Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley
  • Festive Beer Flight with Bottle Logic Brewing (714), Blonde Ale; Oaskar Blues Brewery Pinner, IPA; Barley Forge Brewing Co. The Patsy, Coconut Rye Stout; and Modern Times Fruitlands, Passionfruit and Guava Gose (Also sold individually)
  • White Hot Chocolate with house-made cinnamon marshmallow

Grandma’s Recipes

  • Grilled Chicken Sausage with red beans and rice
  • Beef Brisket with brown sugar-glazed carrots
  • Sweet Potato Pie
  • Molasses Gingerbread Cookie
  • Merry Cherry-Pineapple Punch with assorted jellies
  • Warm Bourbon Cider with bourbon-infused marshmallow

Festive Holiday Extras

  • Brussels Sprouts with goat cheese, cranberries and bacon
  • Baked Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes
  • Pineapple Kesari with golden raisins
  • Holiday Sherbet Punch with flavors of pineapple, lime and orange
  • Ballast Point Brewing Company Piper Down, Scottish Ale, San Diego

Treats for Santa

  • Mickey Snowman Cookie Decorating Kit
  • Warm Bourbon Cider
  • White Hot Chocolate

Disney ¡Viva Navidad! at Paradise Garden Grill

  • Street Tacos – Trio of corn tortilla tacos filled with carnitas, carne asada and chicken, topped with white onion and fresh cilantro, served with lime-cilantro rice and black beans
  • Chicken Mole Plate – Chicken slowly cooked in Mole Sauce, garnished with cotija cheese, served with lime-cilantro rice and tortillas
  • Burrito – Flour tortilla filled with black beans, lime-cilantro rice and choice of carne asada, carnitas, or chicken with salsa and Mexican crema
  • Torta al Pastor – Soft telera roll, chorizo beans, al pastor, cabbage, guacamole and Mexican crema
  • House-Made Pozole – Mild chile and pork stew with hominy and oregano, topped with sliced radishes
  • Buñuelos – Two golden fried flour tortillas dusted with cinnamon sugar, served with a side of cajeta
  • Kid’s Cheese Quesadilla
  • Kid’s Street-Style Taco – Corn tortilla taco filled with choice of carne asada, chicken or carnitas, topped with white onion and fresh cilantro, served with lime-cilantro rice and black beans topped with queso blanco, served with choice of small lowfat milk or small Dasani® Water
  • Dos Equis Lager
  • Dos Equis Ambar
  • Red Sangria
  • Corona
  • Negra Modelo

Disney ¡Viva Navidad! at Paradise Pier Carts

  • Elote – Street-style corn with mayonnaise, parmesan cheese and tajin
  • Horchata – Sweet rice beverage with a hint of vanilla and cinnamon
  • Jamaica – Traditional slightly sweetened hibiscus tea
  • Chicharrón – Puffed wheat wagon wheel, tapatio and lime wedges
  • Strawberry Paleta – Fresa (strawberry) fruit bar


Sounds like some great dishes! Which ones are you most excited to try?

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2 thoughts on “Menus for the Disney Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure

  • November 10, 2017 at 6:07 pm

    Will the food booth menu boards list out allergy-friendly options or is there a list of food-allergy friendly foods that we can pick up somewhere? Just hoping we don’t have to wait in line just to ask the counter service cast members each time we’re hoping to purchase something….


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