Magic Happens Parade at DLR
  • On Mar 31, 2023
    Brenda from TX Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Do I have to reserve our days for our trip with you before purchasing my tickets? As well how do we get the fast pass?

    Welcome to planDisney, Brenda!

    I’m so glad you found us here while planning your summer getaway to The Happiest Place On Earth! It looks like you’ve got a few questions and I’m happy to help with your planning to make sure you have the best time possible, so let’s hop to it!

    Once you purchase theme park tickets, the Disneyland Resort currently requires that you make a reservation for the day that you plan to visit. I always make sure to view the reservation availability calendar before purchasing admission tickets to make sure that I’m not left out in the cold like Queen Elsa! But don’t worry, Brenda, as when I am writing this, there are lots and lots of days available to visit both theme parks, so you have plenty of time to prepare and have fun!

    As for your question about fastpasses, that system has been replaced by the Disney Genie Service. You can add Disney Genie+ to your theme park tickets when you purchase them for the best deal. If you’ve already purchased your tickets if you hadn’t added Disney Genie+, you’d have to wait until you’re physically scanned into one of the theme parks to add it, and prices change daily. So, to get the best value, it's better to add it at the same time you purchase your tickets.

    I hope this was helpful for you, Brenda. If you think of any other questions about your trip, please follow up!

    You’ve got a friend in me,

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Meet the Panelist: Danielle, California

I'm Danielle, happy wife and mom of two of tiny tots. Raised just around the riverbend from the Disneyland Resort, I love finding ways to experience all the magic that The Happiest Place On Earth has to offer! From finding the yummiest snacks, to taking practically perfect photos and adding magic to a romantic night out, let me share A Whole New World of tips to keep your Mouseketeers happy and cozy in the parks and hotels. If you're feeling overwhelmed planning your dream trip, you've got a friend in me! Learn More About Danielle

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