The second annual California Avocado Week is being held July 1-7 at Downtown Disney Anaheim at the Disneyland Resort. Guests can take part in cooking demos, munch on featured menu selections, and more!
Throughout the week, Downtown Disney restaurants will feature special California avocado menu items, and Sephora will offer refreshing avocado facials. Celebrate the Avocado season in Disneyland!
Main Stage Schedule
4 p.m.: Cooking demonstrations will feature dishes made with California avocados by a chef from one of the premiere restaurants at Downtown Disney. Seating on a first-come, first-served basis will be available for 100 guests and each seated guest will have the chance to taste the menu item. Unlimited standing room will be available as well.
6 p.m.: A Guacamole contest will feature three participants (selected by the California Avocado Commission) with the challenge to make guacamole out of ingredients provided. The winning dish will be awarded a $100 gift card to a participating restaurant in Anaheim’s Downtown Disney District.
Nightly until 10 p.m.: DJ Wendy will entertain.
Food Demo Calendar
Sunday, July 1
Chef Meyer, House of Blues, California Avocado and Blue Cheese Crusted Rib Eye
Monday, July 2
Chef Thomas Keaveny, ESPN Zone, Mini California Avocado Shrimp Clubs and Grilled Chicken California Avocado Wrap
Tuesday, July 3
Chef Dore Sommer, Rainforest Cafe, Awesome Appetizer Adventure and Guacamole Burger
Wednesday, July 4
Chef Alejandro Reyna, La Brea Bakery, Shrimp and Salsa Stuffed California Avocado and Turkey California Avocado Sandwich
Thursday, July 5
Chef Darrin Finkel, Ralph Brennan’s Jazz Kitchen, Fried Green Tomato BLT with California Avocado and Jazz Kitchen French Quarter Salad with California Avocado
Friday, July 6
Chef Jose Estrada, Tortilla Jo’s, Ceviche de Huauchinango Shots and Shrimp and California Avocado Enchiladas
Saturday, July 7
Chef Nick Weber, Catal Restaurant, Tartare of Hamachi with Shisho, Micro Cilantro and California Avocado and Jalapeno Sorbet
Featured Menu Selections
The following locations will offer featured menu selections using California avocados.
Don’t forget to stop by Sephora — they’ll be offering mini-facials at no charge to Downtown Disney District guests between 2 and 4 p.m. each day.
Will you be visiting Disneyland during Avocado Week? Let us know what dishes look delicious to you!