Updated December 13, 2018

***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.


Believe….In Holiday Magic Fireworks Spectacular – ends 1.6.2019

Mickey’s Mix Magic (laser/light show) – begins 1.18.2019

Christmas Fantasy Parade – ends 1.6.2019

Mickey’s Soundsational Parade – returns 1.25.2019

Valentine’s Month at Disneyland – begins 1.22.2019; ends 2.18.2019

Tropical Hideaway – coming soon to Adventureland


Lunar New Year at DCA – begins 1.25.2019; ends 2.17.2019

Food and Wine Festival – begins 3.2.2019; ends 4.23.2019

Bug’s Land – closed permanently to allow construction for a land based on Marvel to begin – more at this link

Emotional Whirlwind – attraction redesign of Flik’s Flyers will open in Pixar Pier 2019 – more at this link

World of Color – No idea! Rumors suggest it will be back late 2018 or early 2019

King Triton’s Carousel – reopens as Jessie’s Critter Carousel in 2019 – more at this link


***I visit Disneyland weekly and walk Downtown Disney during every trip to check on construction progress for the (now cancelled) new hotel. Here is a link to the latest changes.

Disney has stated that the space intended for the hotel will be reimagined with a focus on dining, shopping and entertainment.

As things progress, I’ll edit the link above with my latest tour through this area. The post provided above shows the current state of Downtown Disney.

DTD businesses currently in progress:

Earl of Sandwich – reopened for a limited time Fall 2018; more info at this link

Ballast Point Brewery – opening late 2018/early 2019 where Ridemakerz used to be

Black Tap Craft Burgers and Brewery – opening late 2018/early 2019 where Build-a-Bear used to be

Wetzel Pretzels – reopened!

Closed for the intended Disney hotel construction in late June 2018:

  • AMC Theatres – closed (have heard rumors that it will reopen in 2019 in DTD)
  • Rainforest Cafe – closed
  • ESPN Zone – closed
  • Earl of Sandwich – reopened for a limited time in fall of 2018
  • Alamo Car Rental – closed (moved into Paradise Pier Hotel)
  • Starbucks – reopened! (West side location)
  • Disney Vacation Rentals and Walt Disney Travel – closed (will operate elsewhere on site)


Tangaroa Terrace at the Disneyland Hotel – reopens mid-January 2019

White Water Snacks at the Grand Californian Hotel – reopens late 2018

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

For suggestions on where to dine at each hotel and nearby during this transition, visit this post.

More from Disney on each of these hotel changes here.