Special Disneyland Half-time Show Saturday

Mickey Mouse kicks off Summer Nightastic! during the Chivas USA vs. FC Dallas match

WHAT:            

To celebrate Disney’s Summer Nightastic!, a special halftime show will be presented at the Chivas USA vs. FC Dallas game on Saturday, June 26, at 7:30 p.m. at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. Summer Nightastic! illuminates the Disneyland Resort with after-dark entertainment through August 29.

Come see the night in a whole new light during Summer Nightastic! at the Disneyland Resort. Watch in wonder as water, light and fire are integrated with Disney storytelling in “World of Color,” the magnificent new nighttime water spectacular at Disney California Adventure park. Brace yourself for Fantasmic!, featuring amazing special effects that include a 40-foot-tall, fire-breathing dragon! Look to the skies above Disneyland Park, where “Magical,” the fireworks spectacular, illuminates the darkness with vibrant colors and breathtaking Disney magic.

More information about Summer Nightastic! can be found at www.disneyland.com/summer.

At this Saturday’s Chivas USA game, the Disneyland Resort will help fans celebrate in the following ways:

  • As Guests enter the stadium, they will receive a pair of Summer Nightastic! Thunder Sticks (inside their program) to rally the high-energy sounds for a Summer Nightastic! celebration.
  • Mickey Mouse and Disneyland Resort Ambassador Quinn Shurian will conduct the official coin toss to start the game.
  • Disneyland Resort will present a special halftime moment featuring a cast of Disney characters in celebration of Summer Nightastic!

WHERE:          

The Home Depot Center
18400 Avalon Blvd.
 Carson, CA 90746

WHEN:           

Saturday, June 26, 2010
6:00 p.m. – March to the match
7:30 p.m. – Coin Toss / Game
8:15 p.m. (approx.) – Disneyland Resort Halftime moment 
           
ABOUT:          

Disneyland Resort
The Disneyland Resort features two theme parks – Disneyland (the original Disney theme park) and Disney’s California Adventure park – plus the Downtown Disney District comprised of unique dining, entertainment and shopping experiences. The Resort’s three hotels are the luxurious 745-room Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, the magical 988-room Disneyland Hotel and the “day-at-the-beach” fun of the 489-room Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel.

For information on new attractions and vacations at Disneyland Resort, visit www.disneyland.com, call 866-60-DISNEY or contact local travel agents.

Chivas USA
Founded in 2004, Los Angeles-based Club Deportivo Chivas USA has achieved remarkable success in just five full seasons in Major League Soccer. In 2009, the Mexican-owned club qualified for the MLS Cup Playoffs for the fourth year in a row, to the delight of its passionate supporters. Chivas USA players and coaches have earned many awards, including MLS Rookie of the Year (Jonathan Bornstein, 2006), Goalkeeper of the Year (Brad Guzan, 2007; Zach Thornton, 2009), Coach of the Year (Bob Bradley, 2006; Preki, 2007), Comeback Player of the Year (Zach Thornton, 2009), and U.S. Soccer Young Male Athlete of the Year (Sacha Kljestan, 2008). The club’s innovative grassroots programs demonstrate its deep commitment to the Southern California community, while the Chivas USA U-18 and U-16 youth teams and Chivas USA Soccer Academies offer unprecedented opportunities to the region’s best young talent. For more information on Chivas USA, click here.