There is nothing worse than getting to a theme park only to discover your favorite ride or show is closed. Hopefully, I can help you avoid that issue with this handy page.
Below is a quick listing of the anticipated open dates (for new attractions), reopen dates (for refurbished rides) and close dates (for the dearly departed rides). When planning your trip to Disneyland, be sure to do a little research to be sure your favorite rides are all up and running so you can have the most magical experience possible wihtout the unfortunate surprise of closed Disneyland rides that you were looking forward to.
As always, it should be noted that ride availability dates can be subject to change, so be sure to check the official Disney website for specific ride info.
Reopen Dates for Refurbished Disneyland Rides:
- Disneyland Railroad (Ride; Disneyland): Est reopen summer 2017
- Davy Crockett’s Explorer Canoes (Ride; Disneyland): Est reopen summer 2017
- Fantasmic! (Show; Disneyland): Est return summer 2017
- Pirates Lair on Tom Sawyer Island (Ride; Disneyland): Est return summer 2017
- Sailing Ship Columbia (Ride; Disneyland): Est return summer 2017
- Mark Twain Riverboat (Ride; Disneyland): Est return summer 2017
- Gadget’s Go Coaster (Ride; Disneyland); Est reopen TBD
- Its a Small World (Ride; Disneyland); Closes November 1, 2016; Est reopen TBD
- Jungle Cruise (Ride; Disneyland); Closes November 1st, Est reopen TBD)
- Twilight Zone Tower of Terror (Ride; Disney California Adventure); Closes January 2, 2017; Reopens (as Guardians of the Galaxy-themed ride) TBD
Permanently Closed Disneyland Rides:
- Starcade (Disneyland): Closed indefinitely
- Muppet*Vision 3D (Show; Disney California Adventure): Closed indefinitely
- Aladdin (Show; Disney California Adventure): Closed
Open Dates for New Disneyland Rides:
- Star Wars Land (Themed Park Section; Disneyland) Est open 2019