Refurbishments

Updated June 9, 2019

DISNEYLAND

Entertainment:

  • Disneyland Forever fireworks returned 6.7.2019

 

  • Attractions:
    • Galaxy’s Edge – opened May 31, 2019

     

    CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE

    Entertainment:

    • Tale of the Lion King at the Palisades Stage – begins 6.7.2019; info here

    Attractions:

    • Soarin’ Over California returned for a limited run of 6.1.2019 – 6.30.2019
    • Red Car Trolley – reopening 2020 (Red Car Trolley News Boys Show still on schedule)
    • Emotional Whirlwind – attraction redesign of Flik’s Flyers will open on Pixar Pier 2019 – more at this link

    DOWNTOWN DISNEY

    I visit Disneyland weekly and walk Downtown Disney during every trip to look for changes. Here is a link to my latest update.

    DTD business changes currently in progress:

    • Rinse Bath and Body opened on May 8, 2019 at the west end of Downtown Disney; more here
    • Pop Up! Disney, a Mickey Celebration – closing TBD; review here
    • Sugarboo & Company – opened May 17, 2019; more here
    • Black Tap Craft Burgers and Shakes – opened 4.27.2019 where Build-a-Bear used to be; review here and here

    Closed:

    • AMC Theatres – closed (will reopen in 2019 at the Anaheim GardenWalk)
    • Rainforest Cafe – closed permanently
    • ESPN Zone – closed – this space opened as a Disney pop up event 4.26.2019; info here and here
    • Earl of Sandwich – reopened fall of 2018
    • Alamo Car Rental – closed (moved into Paradise Pier Hotel)
    • Starbucks West Side Location – reopened!
    • Disney Vacation Rentals and Walt Disney Travel – closed (will operate elsewhere on site)

    DISNEYLAND RESORT HOTELS

    • A new pool bar will open at the Grand Californian Hotel in Summer 2019

     

    PARKING

    (More info on the below developments here.)

    • Pixar Pals Parking Structure – opens July 2019
    • Additional 2,000 spaces and security checkpoints will be added to Toy Story Parking Lot – Summer 2019

    NOTES

    I keep this page updated as often as possible. To find out details on your specific trip, visit the Disneyland website directly and change the dates on the calendar to match your timing. For attractions, visit this link. For entertainment, visit this link.

    When looking at your dates on the Disneyland website, keep in mind the (typically used) following terminology:

    • “Empty Schedule” means that Disney hasn’t added times yet. Don’t panic.
    • “Schedule unavailable” means that this attraction, show or dining location is likely under refurbishment.