2022 California Adventure Festival of the Holidays Menus

by | Nov 10, 2022 | California Adventure, Disneyland Parks, DLR Food, DLR News

Use code BOGO2023 to buy one, get one calendar

Disneyland Resort is serving up the holiday favorites. Find your favs with these 2022 California Adventure Festival of the Holidays Menus.

Some exciting news is hitting Disneyland just in time for the holidays! Disney’s California Adventure park and the Downtown Disney District will welcome back the Disney Festival of the Holidays. 

Taking place between November 11, 2022, and January 8, 2023, this festival will highlight diverse cultural celebrations such as Christmas, Hanukkah, Diwali, Kwanzaa, Navidad, and Three Kings Day. 

Full List of 2022 Food Menus at DCA 

Plus, be sure to explore the Sip and Savor Pass, which allows you eight entitlement tabs on select food and non-alcoholic drinks. 

From Pumpkin Layered Cheesecake to Turkey Poutine, there’s something for every palate to enjoy. Here’s a full list 2022 California Adventure Festival of the Holidays menus available at the festival this year. 

Things to Know in this Post:

  • There are 9 Food Marketplaces across DCA with a wide variety of seasonal dishes, plus other options are available at restaurants and food carts. 
  • Naples Ristorante E Bar and Tortilla Jo’s in the Downtown Disney District will also be participating with limited-time menu items. 

There are 9 Food Marketplaces in DCA for the festival. We will also mention some other locations later in this article where you can find some other delicious holiday-inspired food.  

  1. Favorite Things: From meals to dishes and drinks, of course, this cart features a few of our favorite things. 
  2. Making Spirits Bright: Santa’s Milk and Cookies always make our spirits bright. 
  3. Grandma’s Recipes: We know Grandma will pull out all of the stops when she opens this booth up! 
  4. Merry Mashups: Unique and non-traditional items are the staples at this booth that features some new dishes and an old favorite. 
  5. Holiday Duets: All of the drinks and dishes at this booth come together to make a sweet, holiday duet. 
  6. A Twist on Tradition: We all know classics like mac ‘n cheese and lox and everything bagels but this booth adds a fun twist. 
  7. Brews & Bites: As the name sounds, this booth is all about the brews and some delicious bites to go along with them. 
  8. Winter Sliderland: Comfort food and sliders come together to bring you pure bliss in slider form. 
  9. Visions of Sugar Plums: Sweet and beautiful drinks and snacks round out this lineup. 

2022 Favorite Things 

Favorite Things Booth Disneys California Adventure Disneyland Festival of the Holidays Shuster

Favorite Things 2022 Booth. Photo by Stephanie Shuster

  • Chicken Tikka Masala; $7.50
    • With Cardamom basmati rice, lemon raita, cilantro, and garlic naan crumbles (New)
  • Mrs. Claus’ Hot Cocoa Macaron; $6.50
    • Inspired by the brand new Disney+ series, “The Santa Clauses,” this treat features a red macaron filled with chocolate hot cocoa filling and ganache finished with a chocolate decoration. 
  • Churro Toffee Cold Brew Latte Cocktail (Alcoholic); $16.00
    • Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Co. Mexico Origin Blend Coffee, coffee liqueur, Demerara, cinnamon sugar, vanilla bean, and almond milk garnished with churro syrup, whipped cream, and chocolate toffee crumbles. (New)
  • Churro Toffee Cold Brew Latte; $6.75
    • Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Co. Mexico Origin Blend Coffee, Demerara, cinnamon sugar, vanilla bean, and almond milk garnished with churro syrup, whipped cream, and chocolate toffee crumbles. (New)
Favorite Things Menu Disneys California Adventure Disneyland Festival of the Holidays Shuster

Favorite Things 2022 Menu. Photo by Stephanie Shuster

2022 Making Spirits Bright

Making Spirits Bright Booth Disneys California Adventure Disneyland Festival of the Holidays Shuster

Making Spirits Bright 2022 Booth. Photo by Stephanie Shuster

  • Mickey Mouse-shaped Gingerbread Cookie; $6.50
  • Santa’s Milk & Cookies Hot Cocoa (Non-Alcoholic); $6.50
    • Inspired by the brand new Disney+ series, “The Santa Clauses,” this holiday favorite features whole milk with flavors of cookies and cream and white chocolate, topped with flavored whipped cream. (New)
    • Also Available at the Treats for Santa Cart  
  • Maple-Hazelnut Hot Buttered Rum (Alcoholic);$16.00 
    • Rum, hazelnut, Demerara, butter, cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove garnished with salted caramel whipped cream, sea salt, and Demerara sugar sprinkles. 
  • Red Wine Flight (Alcoholic); $19.00 
    • Sebastiani Cabernet Sauvignon, Kunde Merlot, and Alexander Valley Vineyard Syrah (New) 
  • White Wine Flight (Alcoholic); $18.50 
    • Zaca Mesa Viognier, Fess Parker Winery Chardonnay, Dr. Loosen, Riesling and Domaine Ste Michelle Brut Sparkling (New)
Making Spirits Bright Menu Disneys California Adventure Disneyland Festival of the Holidays Shuster

Making Spirits Bright 2022 Menu. Photo by Stephanie Shuster

2022 Grandma’s Recipes

Grandmas Recipes Booth Disneys California Adventure Disneyland Festival of the Holidays Shuster

Grandmas Recipes 2022 Booth. Photo by Stephanie Shuster

  • IMPOSSIBLE Meatloaf; $8.00 
    • With Mashed Potatoes, classic gravy and crispy shallots. (New)
  • Pumpkin Layered Cheesecake; $7.00
    • Layers of New York-style cheesecake, pumpkin gooey cake and graham cracker topped with spiced Chantilly and a chocolate decoration. (New)
  • Hummingbird Cocktail (Alcoholic); $15.00 
    • Bourbon, crème de banana Liqueur, pineapple juice, banana purée, butter pecan syrup, cinnamon sugar, Demerara and vanilla bean garnished with a pineapple wedge. (New)
  • Blood Orange-Pom Limeade (Non-Alcoholic); $6.50 
    • Pomegranate and lime juices with cookie butter and blood orange syrups garnished with a lime wheel. (New) 
Grandmas Recipes Menu Disneys California Adventure Disneyland Festival of the Holidays Shuster

Grandmas Recipes 2022 Menu. Photo by Stephanie Shuster

2022 Merry Mashups

Merry Mashups Booth Disneys California Adventure Disneyland Festival of the Holidays Shuster

Merry Mashups 2022 Booth. Photo by Stephanie Shuster

  • Turkey Poutine; $8.00
    • Layers of roasted turkey, sweet potato bites, cheese curds, and gravy topped with frosted cranberries. (New)
  • Esquites Carnitas Mac & Cheese; $8.50
    • Esquites-inspired mac and cheese with carnitas, salsa macha, spiced puffed rice, freeze-dried corn, and chopped cilantro. (New)
  • Spicy Apple Cider Margarita (Alcoholic)$15.00 
    • Reposado tequila, apple cider, house-made ghost pepper-cinnamon syrup, raspberry syrup, and lime juice garnished with an apple chip. (New)
Merry Mashups Menu Disneys California Adventure Disneyland Festival of the Holidays Shuster

Merry Mashups 2022 Menu. Photo by Stephanie Shuster

2022 Holiday Duets

Holiday Duets Booth Disneys California Adventure Disneyland Festival of the Holidays Shuster

Holiday Duets 2022 Booth. Photo by Stephanie Shuster

  • Southern Mac ‘n Cheese; $6.50
    • Cajun-style mac and cheese with andouille sausage and spiced panko crunch. (New)
  • Pork Belly Adobo; $8.00 
    • Garlic fried rice with braised pork belly, chicharron pieces and green onions. (New)
  • Ceylon Splash (Non-Alcoholic); $6.50 
    • Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Co. Ceylon Black Tea, passion fruit juice, coconut syrup and calamansi puree garnished with an edible purple orchid. (New)
  • Huckleberry Sake Sangria (Alcoholic); $15.00 
    • Merlot, sake, huckleberry syrup, orange juice and cinnamon syrup topped with sparkling water and garnished with an orange wheel. (New) 
Holiday Duets Menu Disneys California Adventure Disneyland Festival of the Holidays Shuster

Holiday Duets 2022 Menu. Photo by Stephanie Shuster

2022 A Twist on Tradition

A Twist on Tradition Booth Disneys California Adventure Disneyland Festival of the Holidays Shuster

A Twist on Tradition 2022 Booth. Photo by Stephanie Shuster

  • Curry Mac ‘n Cheese; $8.25 
    • With cilantro oil and crispy garbanzos. (New)
  • Lox and Everything Bagel Nachos; $8.50
    • Bagel chips, cream cheese, diced smoked salmon, everything spice and a mixture of onions, tomatoes and capers. 
  • Guava-Melon Lassi; $7.00
    • Guava nectar, rock melon syrup, nonfat yogurt and honey garnished with cinnamon whipped cream and honey-flavored cereal. (New)
A Twist on Tradition Menu Disneys California Adventure Disneyland Festival of the Holidays Shuster

A Twist on Tradition 2022 Menu. Photo by Stephanie Shuster

2022 Brews & Bites

Brews and Bites Booth Disneys California Adventure Disneyland Festival of the Holidays Shuster

Brews & Bites 2022 Booth. Photo by Stephanie Shuster

  • IMPOSSIBLE Chorizo Queso Fundido 
    • Topped with chopped cilantro served with house-made tortilla chips
  • Two Coast Brewing Co. Saint Father Festbier (Alcoholic)
    • Authentic Oktoberfest Festbier; a Deep Gold Strong Lager with a robust body, a fine balance of spice, hints of floral notes and a gentle bitterness. (New)
  • North Coast Brewing Red Seal Ale (Nitro) (Alcoholic) 
    • Full-bodied copper-red pale ale with notes of hops and a spicy finish.  (New)
  • Stone Brewing Imperial Stout (Alcoholic) 
    • Rich stout with notes of chocolate, coffee, black currants, anise and roasted malts. (New) 
  • Golden Road Brewing Christmas Cart Wheat Ale (Alcoholic) 
    • Wheat ale bursting with bright cherries and spiced cinnamon, nutmeg, clove and allspice. (New)
  • Brewery X Happy Holihaze Blood Orange Hazy IPA (Alcoholic) 
    • Hazy IPA with simcoe, citra and mosaic hops flavors and aromas of blood orange and citrus. (New) 
  • Stereo Brewing Love Buzz Coffee Amber Ale (Alcoholic) 
    • A coffee-forward, light-bodied amber ale with El Salvadorian coffee, whole vanilla beans and a touch of sweetness with aromas of toffee and hazelnut for a smooth finish. (New) 
  • Sierra Nevada Celebration Fresh Hop IPA (Alcoholic) 
    • Blend of cascade and centennial hops for aromas and flavors of citrus, pine and floral notes. (New) 
  • Alesmith Brewing Nut Brown Ale (Alcoholic) 
    • Deep brown color with rich, malt-forward flavor with notes of biscuit, mild cocoa and earthy hops. (New) 
  • Ficklewood Ciderworks Bramblebark (Alcoholic) 
    • A creamy and aromatic cider with blackberries and a touch of vanilla aged in Hungarian and French oak barrels. (New)  
  • Juneshine Hard Kombucha Acai Berry (Alcoholic) 
    • Brewed with organic acai and blueberries for a subtle earthiness. (New) 
  • Allagash Brewing Curieux Bourbon Barrel-Aged Golden Ale (Alcoholic) 
    • Notes of vanilla, caramel, oak and hints of bourbon. (New) 
  • Bottle Logic Pumpkin Spice Latte Stout (Alcoholic) 
    • Fresh pastry stout with pumpkin, lactose, spices and coffee. (New) 
  • Seasonal Special Beer Flight (Alcoholic) 
    • North Coast Brewing, Red Seal Ale, Stereo Brewing, Love Buzz Coffee Amber Ale, Alesmith Brewing, Nut Brown Ale, Bottle Logic and Pumpkin Flavored Stout. (New) 
  • Festive Favorites Beer Flight (Alcoholic) 
    • Two Coast Brewing Co, Saint Father Brewery X Blood Orange Dictionary Hazy IPA Allagash Brewing, Curieux Barrel-Aged Golden Ale Stone Brewing and Imperial Stout. (New)
  • Holiday Hoppiness Beer Flight (Alcoholic) 
    • Ficklewood Ciderworks, Bramblebark Juneshine Hard Kombucha, Acai Berry Golden Road Brewing, Christmas Cart Wheat Ale and Sierra Nevada Celebration Fresh Hop IPA. (New) 
Brews and Bites Menu Disneys California Adventure Disneyland Festival of the Holidays Shuster

Brews & Bites 2022 Menu. Photo by Stephanie Shuster

2022 Winter Sliderland

Winter Sliderland Booth Disneys California Adventure Disneyland Festival of the Holidays Shuster

Winter Sliderland 2022 Booth. Photo by Stephanie Shuster

  • Holiday Ham Slider; $9.00
    • With cranberry-bacon jam and Gruyere on a salt and pepper brioche bun. (New) 
  • Brisket Slider; $9.00
    • With smoked onions and horseradish ketchup on a pretzel roll. (New) 
  • Cherry-Mango Punch (Non-Alcoholic); $6.50 
    • Cherry syrup, mango and peach nectars with lemon juice garnished with a frozen peach. (New) 
  • Tiramisu Yule Log Cocktail (Alcoholic); $16.00 
    • Vodka, hazelnut liqueur, oat milk, tiramisu syrup and chocolate bitters, garnished with Valrhona chocolate powder. (New) 
Winter Sliderland Menu Disneys California Adventure Disneyland Festival of the Holidays Shuster

Winter Sliderland 2022 Menu. Photo by Stephanie Shuster

2022 Visions of Sugar Plums

Visions of Sugarplums Booth Disneys California Adventure Disneyland Festival of the Holidays Shuster

Visions of Sugarplums 2022 Booth. Photo by Stephanie Shuster

  • Sweet Potato-stuffed Corn Muffin; $7.25
    • With red beans, rice, and green onions. 
  • Chocolate Bourbon-flavored Tart made with TWIX Cookie Bar Pieces; $7.00
    • Layers of caramel and chocolate bourbon-flavored mousse with TWIX chocolate bar pieces.  (New) 
  • Cranberry-Chai Pisco Punch (Alcoholic); $15.00 
    • South American Brandy, cranberry, and lemon juices with cranberry and chai syrups garnished with a lemon wheel. (New) 
  • Pina-Hibiscus Mezcal Mule (Alcoholic); $15.00 
    • Mezcal, pineapple-ginger-lemon puree, pineapple, lemon juices, hibiscus syrup and ginger beer garnished with a pineapple wheel. (New) 
Visions of Sugarplums Menu Disneys California Adventure Disneyland Festival of the Holidays Shuster

Visions of Sugarplums 2022 Menu. Photo by Stephanie Shuster

Other Carts and Treat Stops

Treats for Santa Carts

  • Hot Buttered Rum (Alcoholic) 
    • Rum, maple, hazelnut, Demerara sugar, butter, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, and salted caramel. 
  • Cookie Decorating Kit
    • Mickey Mouse snowman cookie decorating kit. (New) 

Cocina Cucamonga (Mobile Order) 

  • Capirotada  
    • Mexican bread pudding with raisins, peanuts, walnuts, and green apples topped with fresh bananas, sweetened condensed milk, and toasted coconut. (New) 
  • Holiday Ponche (Non-Alcoholic) 
    • Holiday-spiced guava drink served with fresh fruit and sugar cane. (New) 
  • Holiday Ponche Cocktail (Alcoholic) 
    • Holiday-spiced guava drink served with fresh fruit, sugar cane and a shot of tequila. (New) 

Viva Navidad at Paradise Garden Grill 

  • IMPOSSIBLE Albondigas Soup (Plant-Based)
    • IMPOSSIBLE meatballs in a vegetable soup. (New) 
  • Loaded Yucca Fries 
    • Topped with arbol chile cheese sauce, carne asada, guacamole, sour cream, and pickled red onion. (New) 
  • Pozole Dip Torta 
    • Pozole-braised pork torta with hominy spread, cabbage, radish, cilantro, and jalapeno served with a side of pozole consomme. 
  • Chicken Tinga Arepa
    • Handmade arepa topped with refried beans, chicken Tinga, cabbage, avocado, and queso fresco. (New) 
  • Chicken Tinga Burrito 
    • Chicken Tinga, rice, and beans in a flour tortilla served with corn tortilla chips. (New) 
  • Mango Tres Leches
    • Tres leches parfait with white cake and mango puree topped with caramel Chantilly, green whipped topping, and sprinkles. (New)
  • Watermelon Candy Cocktail (Alcoholic) 
    • Tequila, watermelon schnapps and pineapple juice with a Chamoy and chile-lime seasoned rim. 

Pacific Wharf Cafe (Mobile Order) 

  • Holiday Sandwich 
    • Black Forest ham, whole-grain mustard spread, cranberry mayo, and arugula on a stuffing roll served with chips. (New) 
  • Chicken Tortilla Soup
    • With grilled corn, fresh onion and cilantro topped with crispy tortilla strips and served in a bread bowl. (New) 
  • Peppermint Bark Bread Pudding 
    • White chocolate, chocolate chips, and peppermint with whipped topping and creme anglaise. (New) 

Pacific Wharf Cappuccino Cart (Mobile Order) 

  • Caramel Toffee Horchata Cold Brew (Non-Alcoholic) 
    • House-made rice and cinnamon beverage flavored with toffee and finished with whipped topping, caramel drizzle and toffee. (New) 

Pym Tasting Lab (Mobile Order) 

  • Snack Molecules 
    • Mini pretzels, honey-roasted peanuts, and popped sorghum with winter flavors. (New) 

Smokejumpers Grill (Mobile Order) 

  • Loaded Latkes 
    • Traditional latkes loaded with smoked brisket and topped with dairy-free horseradish cream and scallions.

Sonoma Terrace (Mobile Order) 

  • Colombian Empanadas 
    • Colombian-style beef empanadas, served with aji verde and cabbage salad tossed with cilantro dressing and escabeche. (New) 
  • Mistletoe Mule (Alcoholic) 
    • A twist on a classic mule with cranberry juice and agave garnished with a sprig of rosemary and a cape cranberry. 

Terran Treats (Mobile Order) 

  • Hot Chocolate Churro 
    • Hazelnut chocolate, spicy chocolate streusel, and mini marshmallows.  (New) 

Seasonal Outdoor Carts 

  • Gingerbread Cake
    • Topped with a molasses glaze, a gingerbread man, and sprinkles. (New) 
  • Bean and Cheese Pupusa 
    • Served with a side of curtido and tomato sauce.  (New) 
  • Calidad Spiked Sparkling Agua Fresca (Alcoholic) 
    • Sweet prickly pear and tangy pomegranate flavors. (New) 

Naples Ristorante e Bar 

Available from November 11th through January 8th

  • Tikka Masala Pizza 
    • Inspired by Diwali, this hand-tossed traditional Neapolitan-style pizza crust is topped with a generous base of tikka masala sauce, red onion, green bell peppers, and mozzarella cheese. You can order this with marinated chicken or paneer. (New) 
  • Tuk Tuk (Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic) 
    • Inspired by Diwali, this drink features blanco tequila, ginger syrup, tamarind syrup, and lime juice shaken on the rocks and garnished with a lime wheel and chili-lime seasoning rim. (New) 

Tortilla Jo’s

Available from November 11th through January 8th

  • Dulce De Leche Tamales 
    • Cinnamon, evaporated milk, regular milk, Cajeta de Celaya, vanilla extract, sugar, and cream cheese topped with pecans and powdered sugar. (New) 

There you have it… a full list of all of the delicious menu items coming to Disneyland this year for the Festival of the Holidays. From decadent dishes to savory snacks and sparkling sips, there are tons to enjoy at this year’s festival at the Disneyland Resort. 

Be sure to stay tuned to our Instagram and Facebook for more updates on the holidays at the Disney Parks. 

Written by Jenn Marrazzo

epcot-clothing_creations-shop_chiu
Jennifer Marrazzo is a writer and adjunct professor and knows way too many facts about Disney and cruises. She’s a DVC Member and WDW Annual Passholder and has a vast collection of Disney merchandise from Beauty and the Beast to Baby Yoda. Jennifer has her own blog, The Happiest Travels on Earth, where she offers reviews and tips for Disney and cruises!
Jenn Marrazzo

Written by Jenn Marrazzo

Jennifer Marrazzo is a writer and adjunct professor and knows way too many facts about Disney and cruises. She’s a DVC Member and WDW Annual Passholder and has a vast collection of Disney merchandise from Beauty and the Beast to Baby Yoda. Jennifer has her own blog, The Happiest Travels on Earth, where she offers reviews and tips for Disney and cruises!