Missing Disneyland? Here Are 7 Ways To Keep The Magic Alive

With these ideas, you’ll be whistling while you quarantine in no time.
Photograph by Emily J. Davis

1. Join or create a virtual streaming party of theme park shows or Disney movies on social media.


2. Browse through the hashtag #HomemadeDisney for fan-made takes on beloved Disney rides. twitter.com/Brookie_disney

3. Check out Disney’s new website, which includes high-quality virtual ride-throughs, new video series including “At Home With Olaf” and “Draw with Pixar,” and free Disney-themed Zoom backgrounds to jazz up your next video conference. disneymagicmoments.com


4. Support a local business and get theme park-quality (if not better) dole whip from Hula Girls Shave Ice in Huntington Beach. Order online for curbside pick-up at my-site-100228-102576.square.site/

5. Craving churros and other iconic Disneyland snacks? You can find recipes to try at home at d23.com/disney-recipe-collection/ and picky-palate.com/disneyhungry/disney-copycat-recipes/. Check out the Disney Parks Blog to learn how to make the popular Mickey-shaped beignets from New Orleans Square.

6. While you’re cleaning out your closet, pull together an outfit inspired by a Disney character to don at home.


7. Play background music loops on YouTube to create that charming park ambiance.


Read our recent cover story on Disneyland full of tips, tricks, trivia, and exclusive interviews. orangecoast.com/tag/lightspeed-to-disneyland/

Read an essay about how being a Disneyland tour guide in the ‘60s led to many surprises. orangecoast.com/essays/being-a-disneyland-tour-guide-in-the-60s-led-to-many-surprises/

Get a glimpse of Disneyland at its beginnings in this photo essay. orangecoast.com/photo-essay/making-magic-a-glimpse-of-disneyland-at-its-beginnings-photo-essay/

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