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Disneyland in March: What to Expect

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Thinking about going to Disneyland in March? You’re in the right place! Here you will find information, tips and tricks to help you have an awesome vacation to the Happiest Place on Earth!

Updated for 2022

Disneyland in March

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Disneyland in March

March is a great time to visit the Disneyland Resort! Spring begins, the weather is lovely and usually the kids get a break from school.

Wondering what will be going on at Disneyland in March? This post, Disneyland in March: What to Expect, is here to help!

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Here are all of the things you should consider when planning your Disneyland vacation in March. Thinking about Disneyland in April? Read my April tips and tricks here.

A boy and a bag of Cotton Candy from Disneyland.

Disneyland Crowd Sizes in March

Usually the beginning of March is slower than the end of the month.

This is mostly due to many schools having Spring Break at different times throughout the month.

Despite the heavier crowds, with a little planning, you can still have a great time at the Disneyland Resort.

Big Thunder Mountain at Disneyland.
Big Thunder Mountain

Average Weather at Disneyland in March

In March the high temperatures are generally in the low to mid 70s.

The low temperatures range from the upper 40s to low 50s.

Bar graph showing average temperatures at Disneyland in March.
Sample Weather Forecast for Anaheim

The March forecast for Anaheim calls for a mostly sunny days with a few partly cloudy days, but things can change.

Make sure you check the current weather forecast here before you pack, so you’ll know what to expect.

Entrance to Adventureland at Disneyland.

What to Pack for Disneyland in March

Knowing what to pack in March is important. You don’t want to be unprepared and end up having to use your vacation budget on things that could easily have been brought from home with a little planning.

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Make sure you check out my post on How Amazon Can Save You Money at Disney and my list of Disney Park Bag Essentials before you go!

Here are a few things you might want to consider packing if you’ll be traveling to Disneyland in March.

A boy in a Disney Parks poncho at Disneyland.

Pack an Umbrella, Poncho, & Stroller Protection

Although the weather forecast for Disneyland in March currently doesn’t call for much rain,  we all know that the weather is unpredictable.

Be prepared with a small travel umbrella or a poncho. A poncho can also come in handy to wear on rides like Splash Mountain or Grizzly River Run to keep your clothes dry.

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You’ll also need to think about keeping your stroller dry if you have one. For some strollers you can buy covers that are specifically made for them, but those can be expensive.

I like to buy a shower curtain liner from Dollar Tree and use cloths pins to hold in place over the stroller. It costs $2.00 and works like a champ!

The Disneyland Fire Department at Disneyland.

Pack Sun Protection

The California sun can be brutal, even in the early Spring months. Make sure that you are ready for the UV rays by packing some sunblock and a hat.

Also make sure your kids are protected too. Nothing ruins a magical vacation like a sunburn!

A bottle of sunscreen at Disneyland.

What to Wear at Disneyland in March

The mornings and evenings at Disneyland in March can be kind of chilly, but the days will be warm.

This makes packing clothing for Disneyland in March a little tricky. Pack jeans or leggings to stay warm and comfortable during the cooler temperatures.

These are my favorite leggings to wear at Disneyland!

Wear a short-sleeved top and bring a lightweight jacket or sweater that can be kept in a backpack or worn around your waist during the day.

Pack Adorable Disney Apparel

Before any Disney vacation, I like to check out Jane.com for adorable and affordable Disney vacation t-shirts. I have found so many cute shirts for only $13.99!

A family dressed up for Pirate Night on a Disney Cruise.
Shirt I found on Jane.com

Their deals change daily though, so make sure to check back often or follow me on Instagram to keep up on all of the amazing Disney-themed merchandise!

Disneyland Park Hours in March

Here are the projected Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park hours for March.

As always, these hours are subject to change so check Disneyland’s website for current information.

Mickey Mouse float from a parade on Main Street at Disneyland.

Disneyland Park

  • Opens at 8:00 am
  • Closes at 10:00 pm
Mickey Mouse at Disney California Adventure.

Disney California Adventure Park

  • Opens at 8:00 am
  • Closes at 8:00 pm
Radiator Springs Racers in Cars Land at Disneyland.
Radiator Springs Racers

Disneyland Ride Closures

The downside with visiting Disneyland during one of the slower months, is that there are generally more ride closures than other times of the year.

A boy at Disneyland with a bunch of balloons.

Because of this, it’s important to stay up to date with ride closures by checking Disneyland’s website. 

Disneyland seems to update their list one to two months ahead of time, so check back in January or February.

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Disneyland Ticket Savings

 

There aren’t a lot of Disneyland ticket discounts out there, but they can be found if you know where to look.

 

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Make sure that if you buy Disney tickets from a third party, that they an authorized ticket seller.

 

I buy my tickets from Get Away Today. Their ticket prices are always a few dollars cheaper than Disneyland’s gate prices and you can  now purchase tickets from them that include Disney MaxPass!

 

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Get Away Today is almost always offering some kind of special on tickets and/or hotel vacation packages.

 

Use the promo code: MommyMouse to get an extra $10 off any 2-night or longer Southern California vacation package. (Hotel and 2 ticket minimum purchase to qualify for the discount.)

 

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