Disney Genie service has been at Walt Disney World since October, but we finally will see this service make its way to the west coast.  Disneyland guests will be able to utilize this service starting on Wednesday, December 8, 2021.

What is Disney Genie?

This service has 3 main components starting with Disney Genie which is a complimentary service in the Disneyland app to help guests plan their day in the parks.  From mobile ordering to personalized itinerary suggestions, it is designed to help guests maximize their day in the parks.

Disney Genie+ is the new “fast pass” system (or what was previously Disneyland’s MaxPass).  Utilizing the new Lightning Lanes, guests can maximize their time in the parks by using the Lightning Lane entrance on select attractions.  Disney Genie+ will also include Disney’s Photopass downloads, access to audio tales and Disney Photopass lenses.  This service is $20 per ticket per day.  Guests can purchase in advance for the full length of their stay for new packages or ticket purchases.  Guests that only want to add for select days, have already purchased tickets or have annual passes will be able to purchase on the same day they plan to use in the parks.

Guests that have purchase Disney Genie+ will be able to make their first selection for the day upon entering the park.  They can continue to make selections throughout the day every 2 hours or as a selection is used but will be limited to using their Lightning Lane once per attraction per day (example- this means you can only use the Lightning Lane for Haunted Mansion once during your day).

Disney Genie+ Lightning Lanes at Disneyland Park:

  • Autopia
  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
  • Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters
  • Haunted Mansion
  • Indiana Jones Adventure
  • “it’s a small world”
  • Matterhorn Bobsleds
  • Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run
  • Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin
  • Space Mountain
  • Splash Mountain
  • Star Tours-the Adventure Continues

Disney Genie+ Lightning Lanes at Disney California Adventure Park:

  • Goofy’s Sky School
  • Grizzly River Run
  • Guardians of the Galaxy- Mission:Breakout
  • Incredicoaster
  • Monsters, Inc. Mike & Sulley to the Rescue
  • Soarin’ Around the World
  • Toy Story Midway Mania

Individual Lightning Lanes are a way for guests to maximize their time in the parks and still enjoy the highest demand attractions.  Prices will vary from $7-$20 per attraction per person per day.  Guests can purchase up to 2 of the individual Lightning Lanes per day.

Individual Lighting Lane attractions:

Disneyland Park- Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance

Disney California Adventure Park- Radiator Springs Racers and WEB SLINGERS: a Spiderman Adventure


Guests are not required to purchase Disney Genie+ or Individual Lightning Lanes and will still be able to utilize standard wait lanes or virtual queues for all available attractions.

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