The time is now! From 31st March until 31st May, join the Team Pirates or the Team Princesses as Disneyland Paris gets taken over by shows offering a swashbuckling adventure or a sparkling ball.

The season takes place throughout Disneyland Park with the highlight being an immersive show on Central Plaza with over a hundred performers including a range of Disney Pirates and Princesses.This guide is your companion to this new and exciting season.

Disney Pirate or Princess: Make Your Choice!

Team Pirates during the Festival of Pirates and Princesses at Disneyland Paris

The highlight of the season is the Disney Pirate or Princess: Make your choice! show. This immersive 360 degree spectacular takes place on Central Plaza four times a day.

This is where you will be able to join the team of either Pirates or Princesses and dance along with your favourite Disney characters.

Additionally, on the way to Central Plaza each team will make a show stop at either Main Street USA (at Walt’s: An American Restaurant) and at the Castle Stage. These shows last around 10 minutes and allow you to cheer on your team before the big battle!

Characters in Team Pirates include: Peter Pan, Wendy, Hook, Smee, Jake, Minnie.

Characters in Team Princess include: Ariel, Aurora, Moana, Merida, Jasmine, Cinderella, Belle, Rapunzel and Mickey.

Hoist the Flag Mateys!

Hoist the Flag Matey's at Disneyland Paris

Join Captain Jack Sparrow as he trains new pirate recruits six times a day at the Pirate Galleon in Adventureland. This fun interactive show allows children to train as a pirate through a series of games and challenges.

Princess Promenade

Princess Promenade, Sophia the First and Elena of Avalor at Disneyland Paris

Four times a day, join Elena of Avalor and Sophia the First as they parade around Central Plaza to see all their royal guests.

Royal Snacks and Buccaneering Treats

For the Festival of Pirates and Princesses, Disneyland Paris have created a range of tasty treats on sale around the resort.

Top Tips for Pirates and Princesses

Pirate Minnie at the Festival of Pirates and Princesses at Disneyland Paris

Plan your days – You’re going to want to watch Make your Choice from multiple places. There’s so much going on that each performance in the day can be totally different for you. Don’t hesitate to flip from Team Princess and Pirate too, each is fun and unique!


Turn up early for Hoist the Flag, the viewing area is only very small and so not many people can watch each show. If you have kids, they’ll be invited to take part in the show too!


Learn the choreography! If you are doing the dances, you have more chance to be spotted by the characters and they might even stop for a quick selfie!

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