Disneyland Ride Closures and Refurbishments

 List of Disneyland ride closures, attraction refurbishments, and special events.

Disneyland Park Ride closures: 

  • Indiana Jones Adventure - Closed from June 11 - 14, 2018.
  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad closed July 14 - TBD.

Disney California Adventure Park Ride Closures:

  • A bug's land (all rides & attractions) will close permanently in late summer 2018 to make room for a new Marvel Superhero area. 
  • Ariel's Grotto - Closed from January 8 - January 8 - June 22, 2018
  • California Screamin' - Closed on January 8/ This ride is being rethemed and renamed to Incredicoaster which will open on  June 23, 2018 as part of the renovations to turn this area into Pixar Pier.  

Disney's California Adventure Ride Closures, continued: 

  • It's Tough to Be A Bug 3-D movie closed permanently on March 19, 2018
  • Mickey's Fun Wheel  - Closed from January 8 - June 22, 2018
  • World of Color - Closed from April 13 to June 21, 2018


  • No refurbishments at this time. 

Disneyland Special Events: 

  • Disneyland Pixar Fest - April 13 to Labor Day Weekend 2018
  • Disney California Adventure - Paint the Night parade starting April 13, 2018
  • Disney's California Adventure - Pixar Shorts will offer rotating favorites at the Sunset Showcase Theater in Hollywood Land beginning April 13, 2018
  • Disney's California Adventure -  Paradise Gardens is hope to a new Pixar-themed musical troupe, Character Meet-and-Greets, and Crafts for little kids beginning April 13, 2018. 
  • Disney California Adventure - Pixar Pier opens on June 23, 2018 with four neighborhoods that celebrate beloved Pixar favorites with fun, reimagined rides, and food!
  • Disneyland - Together Forever - A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular (fireworks) debuts on April 13, 2018
  • Disneyland - Pixar Play Parade debuts in Disneyland on April 13, 2018.  New editions: The legendary hopping Pixar Lamp and ball, Joy Sadness and Bing Bong from Inside Out, and Carl, Russell, Dug, and Kevin from UP!
  • Halloween at Disneyland - September 7 - October 21.  Halloween decorations and special attraction overlays make this a really fun time to visit the parks.   At Disney California Adventure, Cars Land gets into the spirit as the town temporarily changes its name to "Radiator Screams"; Mater's Jackyard Jamboree becomes Mater's Junkyard JamBOOree and Luigi's Rollickin' Roadsters becomes Luigi's Honkin' Haul-O-Ween.   You'll also want to experience Guardians of the Galaxy - Monsters after Dark!   Disneyland guests will find fun jack-o-lanterns along Main Street USA and enjoy the special ride overlays at Haunted Mansion Holiday, inspired by Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas, and Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy.  Click here for more information
  • Mickey's Halloween Party is a fun, separately-ticketed event that takes place on 15 nights this year - 2018 Party Dates: September 19, 21, 26, 28, October 2, 5, 9, 19, 23, 26, 29, and 31.   Tickets go on sale on June 5th for Disneyland Resort Annual Passholders, Disney Rewards Visa card holders and Disney Vacation Club (DVC) members.   Tickets go on sale to the general public on June 12, 2018. 

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