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19 Ways To Throw Your Kid The Ultimate Birthday At Disneyland

Have a happy birthday at "The Happiest Place on Earth."

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4. Make sure your kid wears the birthday button proudly all day.

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Upon seeing the button, cast members — from street sweepers to shopkeepers — will stop whatever they’re doing and wish your little one "Happy Birthday."

6. Treat your kid to the “Minnie & Friends — Breakfast in the Park” at the Plaza Inn.

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Not only will your birthday kid get to meet oodles of characters, but if you snag one of the early reservations your party will be allowed into the park early.


8. When dining at one of the Disneyland Resort table service restaurants, let your server know that it's your kid's birthday.

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Many times they'll come by with a cupcake, a candle and a song.

9. Have a personalized, full-size cake — or a more petite Mini Cake Surprise — delivered to your restaurant!

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You'll want to call ahead to make sure your restaurant is one of the ones at the park you can have a cake sent to, though. You can also have the cake sent directly to your Disneyland Resort Hotel room.

11. Have a band sing "Happy Birthday" to your kiddo.

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If you happen to be strolling by a band and they spot your kid's birthday button, they might just break out with a rendition of "Happy Birthday." You can also ask a band to play the b-day classic and if you're lucky, they'll bust out with it.

12. Get a wish from a fairy godmother in training.

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Swing by the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique and let a fairy godmother in training sprinkle glitter over your birthday kid. Bonus points for treating your kid to a makeover while there.


13. Reserve a VIP tour.

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It may be pricey, but a VIP tour with one of Disney's always awesome "plaids" is an incredible experience, especially on a special day like a birthday. They'll guide you effortlessly throughout the park, plus everyone will wonder if you're famous.

18. Here's one more cool idea if you're staying at a Disneyland Reports hotel — order the Ultimate Birthday Celebration!

19. Take advantage of the PhotoPass to create a birthday book.

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Grab a PhotoPass card and let Disneyland's many professional photographers take photos of you in front of landmarks and meeting characters. When you get home, create a birthday book with the photos they took. Or you can use your own pics and create a special Disney Adventures scrapbook via Shutterfly.


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