A Touch of Disney Prepares Us For Disneyland’s Reopening (S2 Ep17)

A Touch of Disney is happening now at Disneyland Resort. Find out tips and tricks for your visit to this limited-time, ticketed event. But what if you are not attending? The mini food festival and shopping experience gives us a look at what we might see when the parks reopen. Find out what has changed, exciting new updates, and more in this episode of the Disneyland with Kids podcast.

A Touch of Disney Gives Us Clues To Disneyland’s Reopening Strategy

Disneyland will be reopening April 30, 2021 after over a year of closure. Find out how A Touch of Disney gives us great insight into how we will experience the parks as we return to the magic in the coming months.


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Event guide for touch of Disney next to food from Smoke Jumpers Grill in California Adventure Park.
Photo: Julie Bigboy

In this Episode – A Touch of Disney and the Reopening of Disneyland Parks

In this episode, Julie, from Mom Rewritten, and Jessica, from The Happiest Blog On Earth, talk about meeting up for the first time in over a year at A Touch of Disney. What did they experience, how did it feel to be back in the parks, and what will we see when the parks reopen?

Note: Both Julie and Jessica have been fully vaccinated and felt comfortable meeting up for this event.

Returning to the Magic

Before we get into all the juicy details, just a note that you can book hotels for Disneyland vacations right now via our partners at Get Away Today. We would love to recommend some of our favorite hotels to you in the Disneyland with Kids Group on Facebook. Let’s support these Anaheim businesses as we return to the magic.

Photo: Julie Bigboy

A Touch of Disney & What We Will See As Disneyland Reopens

In this episode we cover:

  • What is A Touch of Disney
  • What to expect as you arrive, park, and enter the event
  • How this may carry over to the reopening of the parks
  • Character meet and greets
  • Food
  • Disneyland App and the exciting update we have all been begging for
  • Social distancing and other protocols
  • Favorite food items
  • Shopping at the event
  • And More

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Meet the co-hosts and founders of Disneyland with Kids

February 2020 Photo by A&C Photography, From left to right: Jessica Sanders, Becca Robins, Leslie Harvey, Julie Bigboy

Disneyland with Kids is an online community of parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and more… who help each other plan trips to Disneyland with the littlest Mouseketeers. Disneyland with Kids was founded by four Disneyland experts and travel writers, who all happen to be moms. Each of them gives expert advice on their own sites, this podcast, and in the Disneyland with Kids Facebook Group.

Be sure to check out each of our co-founders’ sites and social media channels:

Leslie- Trips with Tykes

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Becca – This Crazy Adventure Called Life

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Jessica – The Happiest Blog On Earth

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Julie – Mom Rewritten

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