REVIEW: Cheesy Celebration, “Get Your Ears On” Funnel Cake Fries, and More from Award Wieners – Get Your Ears On Celebration at California Adventure

This post may contain affiliate links; please read the disclosure for more information.

Another glorious celebration has begun at the Disneyland Resort. Commemorating Mickey and Minnie’s legendary 90-year legacy, guests are invited to “Get Your Ears On.” The latest magical music- and merchandise-heavy observance shall run from Friday, January 18, reportedly until May, 2019. Naturally, a wealth of new culinary creations also accompany the festivities.

Throughout the resort, and, indeed, rather a signature of Disney festivals, the offerings are rather rich. Marshmallow slathered churros are about the lightest fare you’ll find. Come hungry and bring an open mouth and mind.

Inside Disney California Adventure, all your familiar favorite venues are getting into the act. Award Wieners, in Hollywood Land, offers a blue-ribbon assortment of literal heart-palpitating edibles. Fans of cheese, cake, and multi-colored drizzle ought to pay this quick service counter an intentional visit.

A Cheesy Celebration – $9.99

Cheddar sausage link with creamy mac and cheese, salsa verde, crumbled spicy cheese puffs, and cheese curds on a toasted bun.

More Cheese Please – $7.99

Filmstrip fries with creamy mac and cheese, salsa verde, crumbled spicy cheese puffs, and cheese curds. You may be powerless to not eat this with your hands. Do hope your friends are as forgiving as mine. I am sorry about my cheese-induced lack of decorum, by the way. I never even looked for a fork.

“Get Your Ears On” Funnel Cake Fries – $7.99

Chocolate cookie-dusted funnel cake fries with cookies and cream icing, whipped cream, chocolate cream-filled cookie ears, and “90” sprinkles

Celebration Cake Funnel Fries – $7.99

Funnel cake fries topped with crumbled confetti cake, frosting, whipped cream, and Mickey sprinkles.

All the batter, cheese, and sprinkles can be intimidating. These flavor creations, though are well worth your patronage. Share them if you must, but get them all. They only seem similar. Each is a distinct and worthwhile treat.

About the author

Christopher Schmidt

Christopher Schmidt is a former Disneyland Resort bartender and author of The Unofficial Walt Disney World Drinking Companion, The Unofficial Disneyland Drinking Companion, and The Complete Guide to runDisney - Disneyland Edition.
If it involves amusement, attractions, athletics, adventure, and responsible enjoyment of exotic libations, you will find Christopher in the middle of it, eager to tell you all about it.
Questions, topic ideas or improvements, and private correspondence? Drop me a message: [email protected]