Top Ten Places to Find Refreshing Treats for Hot Days at Disneyland

On hot California days at the Disneyland Resort, indulge in sweet blends of ice cold goodness to cool you off – no shade required! Here is our top ten favorite places to find cold Disneyland treats.

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1. Gibson Girl Ice Cream ParlorThe outside of Gibson icecream parlor

Gibson Girl Ice Cream Parlor – Disneyland Park – An old-fashioned ice cream parlor right on Main Street U.S.A. with a variety of modern flavors. Choose your flavor by the scoop or in a specialty item (Chocolate Chip Cookie Hot Fudge Sundae is a favorite) or splurge on a satisfying ice cream float (with your choice of beverage, of course!). As you wait in the sweet air-conditioned parlor, watch Cast Members create the delicious waffle cones right before your eyes!

For similar cold Disneyland treats, try Clarabelle’s Hand Scooped Ice Cream on Buena Vista Street or Ghirardelli Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop at Pacific Wharf in Disney California Adventure Park!

2. Maurice’s TreatsThe door sign of Maurice's Treats

Maurice’s Treats – Disneyland Park – Experience royalty with the delicious icy apple-juice sweetened Boysen Apple Freeze that plays with your taste buds with hints of wild berry and passion fruit foam topping.

Also enchanting: the Red Rose Lemonade Freeze. These cold Disneyland treats will have you feeling cooler in no time at all!

3. Tiki Juice BarDole Whip at the Disneyland Resort

Tiki Juice Bar – Disneyland Park – A favorite among Disney guests, the Pineapple Dole Whip Soft-Serve or Dole Whip Float are must-try cold Disneyland treats.

So head over to Adventureland and savor one (or both) of these delicious tropical explosions!

4. Hungry Bear RestaurantStrawberry frozen lemonade drink with whipped cream

Hungry Bear Restaurant – Lemonade with a twist, the refreshing and satisfying Watermelon Lemonade Freeze, found at the Hungry Bear Restaurant in Critter Country, is an anytime sweet and cold Disneyland treat to keep you cool!

5. Mint Julep BarClose up shot of a Mint Juliep drink

Mint Julep Bar – Disneyland Park – Another popular “mocktail” drink to revitalize your taste buds on a warm Disney day is found in New Orleans Square – New Orleans Mint Julep! An iconic mint drink with a hint of lime- a favorite cold Disneyland treat among many guests.

6. Fantasyland Fruit Cart

Fantasyland Fruit Cart – Grab, go, and chill with this irresistible Minute Maid Frozen Lemonade. You have the option of having it splashed with flavor shots of cherry or raspberry. You can even have it served in a souvenir sipper! Convenient and cooling! What more could you ask for? A Minute Maid Frozen 100% Apple Juice? They have that, too! Cool off at these Lemonade Carts found in every Land!

7. Clarabelle’sIcecream Mickey treat with oreo Mickey ears

Clarabelle’s – Disneyland – Stop in for “moo” cool treats at Clarabelle’s in Toontown. Their Minnie Mouse or Mickey Mouse Sundaes (soft-serve frozen yogurt with all the fixings) are almost too pretty to eat! These cold Disneyland treats are popular on Instagram.

8. Adorable Snowman Frosted TreatsLemon icecream in front of the Adorable Snowman treat stand

Adorable Snowman Frosted Treats – Disney California Adventure Park – Trust that the “It’s Lemon!” soft serve in a cone is just that – lemon! This chilly non-dairy treat can be served in a cup or “snowcapped,” with white chocolate. The Pixar Pier Parfait with “It’s Lemon!” soft-serve and blue raspberry swirl is also a cold Disneyland treat worth exploring!

9. Schmoozies!Outside of Schmoozies at evening

Schmoozies! – Disney California Adventure Park – In Hollywood Land, glow with the flow with the Extreme Refresher Lavender Lemonade cold drink served with a glowing cube! If that isn’t tempting enough, try any one of several smooth fruit smoothies! Choose from the Mango Madness, the Berry Schmoozie, or the Strawberry Banana Sensation.

10. Ice Cream CartsIcecream cart stand with Mickey frozen treats

Ice Cream Carts – Various locations throughout both Parks. If the heat has you melting, grab a frozen ice cream bar at any one of the ice cream carts conveniently located throughout each Park. My daughter’s favorite: Nestles Cookie Ice Cream Bar, which gives you the best of both treats – delicious cookies with creamy vanilla ice cream oozing from the middle!

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About Kim Schultz

Kim has her Bachelor's Degree in English Literature with a minor in Technical and Professional Writing from San Francisco State University. She received her editing certificate from University of Berkeley Extension and won numerous awards for fiction writing from the San Mateo County Fair Literary Stage.

One thing she loves most in life besides family and writing is Disneyland! Kim and her family are season pass holders and travel to Disneyland numerous times a year (between 10-15 times to be exact!).

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