If you’re a seasonal visitor to Disneyland Resort, you’re probably well aware of the craziness that ensues over candy canes. Sure, candy canes are a normal part of any Christmas themed hot spot, but at Disneyland…people wait for weeks, scrolling through miles of internet boards trying to find release dates for these minty holiday goodies. Visitors even get up extremely early just to wait for eternity in lines for a chance to pick one up! So, what’s the big deal?
Like many things at Disney parks, candy canes seem to taste different! Not only that, they are hand-pulled (traditionally made) and huge. That’s right…we said hand-pulled. In fact, while waiting in line you can watch candy-makers work these candy canes into the final product, which has guests going nuts! Check out the video below for a sneak peek at these talented sugar workers rolling and stretching fresh made candy canes.
So you wanna get your hands on one of these beauties? As we said, be prepared to wait! You’re going to stand in line just to earn your place to stand in another line. No, that wasn’t a joke! There’s a line to get a wristband. After you’ve waited in that line, you get to wait in another line for your candy cane. As Disney does however, the wait isn’t too mundane. Neat photo-opportunities with fun props await those looking to pass a little time while they wait to get their hands on this treat.
Assuming you’re good with standing in line to pick up one of these festive snacks, be prepared to shell out $12.99. Sounds like a lot for a candy cane, but again…this thing is pretty big!
You can pick one of the Christmas beauties up at both The Candy Palace at Disneyland and at Trolley Treats on Buena Vista Street at California Adventure. Each spot will be selling these hand-pulled candy canes on separate dates. They’re on sale now on select dates (noted at the bottom of this article). But if you’re gonna try and get one…be early. They almost sold out today!
Candy Palace Dates to Receive Candy Cane:
Nov: 23, 26, 28, 30
Dec: 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24
Trolley Treats Dates to Receive Candy Cane:
Nov:24, 27, 29
Dec: 1, 4, 6, 8, 11, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 25