All Events, Closures and Refurbishments at Disneyland during March, August and September of 2016 and 2018

March 2016

January 2015 - N/AHollywood Land : Disney California AdventureMuppet*Vision 3D closed indefinitely. The theater has been renamed the Sunset Showcase. From July 1- August 14 the theater will host a preview of Pete's Dragon.
Early 2015 - Mar. 07Cars Land : Disney California AdventureLuigi's Flying Tires Will be replaced by Luigi's Rollickin' Roadsters. Scheduled to open 3/7/16.
Feb. 15 - Mar. 15Grizzly Peak : Disney California AdventureGrizzly River Run Closed for refurbishment.
Nov. 16 - TBATomorrowland : Disneyland ParkSeason of the Force Star Wars overlay, featuring Star Wars Launch Bay, Hyperspace Mountain, Path of the Jedi, and Star Wars-inspired foods at The Galactic Grill.
Early 2016 - PERMANENT CLOSUREDowntown Disney : Downtown DisneyHouse of Blues Relocating The House of Blues has announced plans to relocate in 2016. Citing a need for expansion, the House of Blues will be moving to GardenWalk Mall of Anaheim. The Downtown Disney location closes on May 31, 2016.
Early 2016 - May 6Adventureland : Disneyland ParkJungle Cruise Reopens May 6 after an extensive refurbishment.
Jan. 04 - Mar. 01Grizzly Peak : Disney California AdventureSoarin' Over California Starting on January 25, and continuing through March 1, Soarin' Over California will be closed Monday-Thursday, and open Friday-Sunday.
Jan. 04 - May. 01a bug's land : Disney California AdventureIt's Tough to Be a Bug Closed for installation of Jungle Book preview. Preview opens March 18, and will run for an unspecified period of time. The movie opens in theaters on April 15.
Jan. 10 - Jul. 29Frontierland : Disneyland ParkRivers of America Attractions Disneyland Railroad and most Rivers of America attractions (including Fantasmic!) are closed temporarily to make room for the construction of the new Star Wars land. Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer Island has re-opened. Fantasmic! opens on July 17. Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes, Mark Twain Riverboat, Sailing Ship Columbia and Disneyland Railroad reopen on July 29.
Jan. 10 - PERMANENT CLOSUREHollywood Land : Disney California AdventureAladdin "Disney's Aladdin -- A Musical Spectacular" closed on January 10, 2016, after nearly 14,000 shows since its debut in January 2003. The story of "Frozen" will take Aladdin's place in an all-new theatrical production opening May 27,2016 at the Hyperion Theater.
Jan. 11 - May. 06Adventureland : Disneyland ParkJungle Cruise Removal of holiday overlay and refurbishment.
Jan. 11 - Apr. 29Tomorrowland : Disneyland ParkAutopia Refurbishment.
Feb. 29 - Mar. 03Adventureland : Disneyland ParkIndiana Jones Adventure Refurbishment
March 2 - 27Fantasyland : Disneyland ParkEgg-stravaganza expanded this year with a new map available for an Easter Egg hunt in Downtown Disney, as well as the traditional hunts in Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. Maps are available at selected locations for $5.95 through March 27 or while supplies last.
Mar. 02 - Mar. 31Resort Wide : Disneyland ResortEggs-travaganza This year's event is expanded with a new map available for an Easter Egg hunt in Downtown Disney, as well as the traditional hunts in Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. Maps are available at selected locations for $5.95 through March 31 or while supplies last.
Mar. 07 - Mar. 09Fantasyland : Disneyland ParkMad Tea Party Refurbishment
Mar. 14 - Mar. 19Main Street, U.S.A. : Disneyland ParkGreat Moments with Mr. Lincoln Refurbishment
Mar. 18 - Apr. 15a bug's land : Disney California AdventureJungle Book Sneak Peek The Bugs Land theater is showing a sneak peek of The Jungle Book, which opens on April 15.

August 2016

January 2015 - N/AHollywood Land : Disney California AdventureMuppet*Vision 3D closed indefinitely. The theater has been renamed the Sunset Showcase. From July 1- August 14 the theater will host a preview of Pete's Dragon.
Nov. 16 - TBATomorrowland : Disneyland ParkSeason of the Force Star Wars overlay, featuring Star Wars Launch Bay, Hyperspace Mountain, Path of the Jedi, and Star Wars-inspired foods at The Galactic Grill.
Jan. 10 - Jul. 29Frontierland : Disneyland ParkRivers of America Attractions Disneyland Railroad and most Rivers of America attractions (including Fantasmic!) are closed temporarily to make room for the construction of the new Star Wars land. Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer Island has re-opened. Fantasmic! opens on July 17. Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes, Mark Twain Riverboat, Sailing Ship Columbia and Disneyland Railroad reopen on July 29.
Jun. 16 - Aug. 13Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortDisneyland All-American College Band This talented group of college students performs Tuesdays-Sundays for about 10 weeks during the summer. Performances are in various areas in both parks, and include a jazz set as well as marching band performances.
Jul. 01 - Aug. 14Hollywood Land : Disney California AdventureSneak peek of Pete's Dragon at Sunset Showcase Theater This sneak peek of the movie features in-theater special effects.
Aug. 08 - Aug. 26Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureKing Triton's Carousel Refurbishment
Aug. 22 - Sep. 08New Orleans Square : Disneyland ParkHaunted Mansion Short refurbishment to apply the Nightmare Before Christmas overlay for the Halloween and Christmas seasons. Re-opens on September 9.
Aug. 22 - Sep. 29Main Street, U.S.A. : Disneyland ParkGreat Moments with Mr. Lincoln Refurbishment.
Aug. 29 - Sep. 01Hollywood Land : Disney California AdventureTwilight Zone Tower of Tower Refurbishment

September 2016

Jan. 10 - Jul. 29Frontierland : Disneyland ParkRivers of America Attractions Disneyland Railroad and most Rivers of America attractions (including Fantasmic!) are closed temporarily to make room for the construction of the new Star Wars land. Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer Island has re-opened. Fantasmic! opens on July 17. Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes, Mark Twain Riverboat, Sailing Ship Columbia and Disneyland Railroad reopen on July 29.
Aug. 22 - Sep. 08New Orleans Square : Disneyland ParkHaunted Mansion Short refurbishment to apply the Nightmare Before Christmas overlay for the Halloween and Christmas seasons. Re-opens on September 9.
Aug. 22 - Sep. 29Main Street, U.S.A. : Disneyland ParkGreat Moments with Mr. Lincoln Refurbishment.
Aug. 29 - Sep. 01Hollywood Land : Disney California AdventureTwilight Zone Tower of Tower Refurbishment
September 1 - 4Resort Wide : Disneyland ResortDisneyland Half Marathon Weekend September 1-4. Events include the Health and Fitness Expo, Kids Races, 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon. The 5K, 10K, and Kids Races are sold out, but registration is still open for the half marathon and the Dumbo Double Dare.
Sep. 06 - Sep. 08Tomorrowland : Disneyland ParkHyperspace Mountain Closed for seasonal conversion to Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy. Ghost Galaxy opens September 9, and runs through October 31.
Sep. 06 - Sep. 28Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureAriel's Undersea Adventure Closed for refurbishment
Sep. 06 - Oct. 02Disney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortAP Days at Disney California Adventure AP Days will take place at Disney California Adventure from September 6-October 2. Special events for Annual Passholders include Disney character appearances, a series of AP buttons and recipe cards (a new one each Monday while supplies last), color/crafting opportunities for kids, and special merchandise.
Sep. 09 - Oct. 31Resort Wide : Disneyland ResortHalloween Time Special decorations, food items, and character costumes in both theme parks. The Haunted Mansion gets its seasonal makeover to Haunted Mansion Holiday.
Sep. 11 - Sep. 15Paradise Pier Hotel : HotelsParadise Pool and Spa Closed for refurbishment
Sep. 12 - Sep. 14Adventureland : Disneyland ParkIndiana Jones Adventure Closed for refurbishment
Sep. 12 - Sep. 18Toontown : Disneyland ParkDonald's Boat Closed for refurbishment
Sep. 19 - Sep. 21Toontown : Disneyland ParkGadget's Go Coaster Refurbishment
Sep. 23 - Oct. 31Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortMickey's Halloween Party Takes place at Disneyland Park on 17 selected nights on September and October, starting on September 23 with the final party on October 31. This not-so-scary Halloween party is a fun-filled evening for the whole family. In addition to trick-or-treating around the park, costumed character greetings, and Mickey's Halloween Party Character Cavalcade, the event also provides exclusive viewing of the Halloween Screams fireworks show. New this year: the Headless Horseman rides on Main Street prior to the Character Cavalcade.
Sep. 26 - Sep. 27Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureGoofy's Sky School Refurbishment

March 2018

Aug. 2015 - May. 31Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortStar Wars: Galaxy's Edge The 14-acre Star Wars-themed land that was announced during the 2015 D23 EXPO opens at Disneyland on May 31.
Jan. 02 - Apr. 13Critter Country : Disneyland ParkSplash Mountain Closed for refurbishment
Jan. 02 - Mar. 09Grizzly Peak : Disney California AdventureRedwood Creek Challenge Trail Closed for refurbishment.
Jan. 05 - Mar. 06Downtown Disney : Downtown DisneyStar Wars: Secrets of the Empire Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire is a hyper-reality experience coming to Downtown Disney that will allow guests to walk through the Star Wars universe, combining physical sets with real-time interactive special effects. In groups of four, teams will go undercover as Stormtroopers to capture Imperial intelligence vital to the rebellion's survival. Tickets are on sale at http://www.thevoid.com
Jan. 08 - Jun. 22Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventurePixar Pier Pixar Pier will transform the current Paradise Pier area into four new neighborhoods inspired by Pixar stories. The first new neighborhood will be based on "The Incredibles." Additional neighborhoods inspired by "Toy Story" and "Inside Out" will open at a later date.
Jan. 08 - Jun. 22Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureCalifornia Screamin' As part of the new Pixar Pier area, the California Screamin' attraction will be permanently transformed into the Incredicoaster, with new character moments, scenes, and a new musical score.
Jan. 08 - Jun. 22Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureMickey's Fun Wheel The Fun Wheel will be renamed the Pixar Pal-a-Round. It will be re-themed with a new look and each of the 24 gondolas will showcase a different Pixar character.
Jan. 08 - Jun. 22Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureGames of the Boardwalk New midway games will feature Pixar characters and are expected to include those from "A Bug's Life", "La Luna", and "WALL-E."
Jan. 08 - Jun. 22Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureAriel's Grotto Closed for transformation to the Pixar-themed Lamplight Lounge, opening on June 23.
Jan. 08 - Jun. 22Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureCove Bar Closed for transformation to the Pixar-themed Lamplight Lounge, opening on June 23. The Cove Bar will re-open briefly from March 16 through May 28.
Jan. 08 - Apr. 26Fantasyland : Disneyland ParkDumbo the Flying Elephant Closed for refurbishment, including queue relocation and construction of a shade structure
Jan. 08 - Late winter 2018Main Street, U.S.A. : Disneyland ParkReplacement of Main Street Trolley Tracks The trolley tracks will be completely replaced and new brickwork will be incorporated.
Jan. 08 - Mar. 15Main Street, U.S.A. : Disneyland ParkMain Street Vehicles Unavailable due to the trolley track replacement project.
Early 2018 - Fall 2018Downtown Disney : Downtown DisneyWorld of Disney During the lengthy re-imagining project, half of the store is closed while the other half remains open to guests. The initial remodeling phase of the western half of the store is complete and it has re-opened. The eastern half is now closed.
Feb. 05 - Mar. 01Fantasyland : Disneyland ParkCasey Jr. Circus Train Closed for refurbishment.
Mar. 02 - Opening April, 2019.Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureKing Triton's Carousel Closed for re-theming to Jessie's Critter Carousel as part of the Pixar Pier transformation. Jessie's Critter Carousel is cheduled to open in April, 2019.
Mar. 02 - Apr. 12Disney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortDisney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival The Festival expands to a six-week run this year, from March 2-April 12, 2018. The Disney Family of Wines Dinner will be a new Signature Event.
Mar. 16 - Apr. 01Resort Wide : Disneyland ResortEggstravaganza Guests can hunt for character-themed Easter eggs that are placed all around the resort - Downtown Disney, Disneyland, and Disney California Adventure. There are 12 in each area. There is no charge to participate, but guests can purchase a map for $5.95 (there are separate maps for each area), which comes with stickers to use for each egg found. Whether or not it is complete, the map can be redeemed for a special prize.
Mar. 19 - Opening 2020a bug's land : Disney California AdventureIt's Tough to be a Bug Closed March 19, 2018, to be replaced by the new Marvel Super Heroes area, opening in 2020.
Mar. 20 - Opening 2020a bug's land : Disney California AdventureMarvel Super Heroes-Themed Land The Guardians of the Galaxy will be joined by Spider-Man and the Avengers in what will become a completely immersive Super Hero universe. This new land, opening in 2020, will be anchored by the Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: BREAKOUT!, in the adjacent space that is currently occupied by "a bug's land." "It's Tough to Be a Bug" closed March 19; the rest of the land will close September 5.

August 2018

Aug. 2015 - May. 31Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortStar Wars: Galaxy's Edge The 14-acre Star Wars-themed land that was announced during the 2015 D23 EXPO opens at Disneyland on May 31.
Early 2018 - Fall 2018Downtown Disney : Downtown DisneyWorld of Disney During the lengthy re-imagining project, half of the store is closed while the other half remains open to guests. The initial remodeling phase of the western half of the store is complete and it has re-opened. The eastern half is now closed.
Mar. 02 - Opening April, 2019.Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureKing Triton's Carousel Closed for re-theming to Jessie's Critter Carousel as part of the Pixar Pier transformation. Jessie's Critter Carousel is cheduled to open in April, 2019.
Mar. 19 - Opening 2020a bug's land : Disney California AdventureIt's Tough to be a Bug Closed March 19, 2018, to be replaced by the new Marvel Super Heroes area, opening in 2020.
Mar. 20 - Opening 2020a bug's land : Disney California AdventureMarvel Super Heroes-Themed Land The Guardians of the Galaxy will be joined by Spider-Man and the Avengers in what will become a completely immersive Super Hero universe. This new land, opening in 2020, will be anchored by the Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: BREAKOUT!, in the adjacent space that is currently occupied by "a bug's land." "It's Tough to Be a Bug" closed March 19; the rest of the land will close September 5.
Apr. 13 - Late 2018.Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureWorld of Color Closed for refurbishment.
Apr. 13 - Sep. 03Resort Wide : Disneyland ResortPixar Fest Pixar Fest begins on April 13, 2018. During this limited time event, the Paint the Night parade will return to Disney California Adventure, while the Pixar Play Parade moves to Disneyland, where it will lead off with a new Luxo, Jr. float. Also at Disneyland will be the new "Together Forever - A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular" fireworks show.
Apr. 13 - Feb. 21Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureWorld of Color Closed since 2018 due to undisclosed problems.
May. 30 - No details availableDowntown Disney : Downtown DisneyDowntown Disney West End Closures The following Downtown Disney locations closed in preparation for the construction of a proposed new hotel which has since been canceled. No details on what might be going into the now available retail spaces.
 
AMC Theaters
ESPN Zone
Rainforest Cafe
Jul. 30 - Re-opening date not yet available.Fantasyland : Disneyland ParkMatterhorn Bobsleds Closed for refurbishment.
Jul. 30 - Aug. 03Fantasyland : Disneyland ParkPinocchio's Daring Journey Closed for refrbishment.
Aug. 06 - Oct. 02Adventureland : Disneyland ParkEnchanted Tiki Room Closed for refurbishment.
Aug. 14 - Sep. 27Main Street, U.S.A. : Disneyland ParkMain Street Cinema Closed for refurbishment.
Aug. 20 - Sep. 06New Orleans Square : Disneyland ParkHaunted Mansion Closed for installation of holiday overlay.

September 2018

Aug. 2015 - May. 31Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortStar Wars: Galaxy's Edge The 14-acre Star Wars-themed land that was announced during the 2015 D23 EXPO opens at Disneyland on May 31.
Early 2018 - Fall 2018Downtown Disney : Downtown DisneyWorld of Disney During the lengthy re-imagining project, half of the store is closed while the other half remains open to guests. The initial remodeling phase of the western half of the store is complete and it has re-opened. The eastern half is now closed.
Mar. 02 - Opening April, 2019.Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureKing Triton's Carousel Closed for re-theming to Jessie's Critter Carousel as part of the Pixar Pier transformation. Jessie's Critter Carousel is cheduled to open in April, 2019.
Mar. 19 - Opening 2020a bug's land : Disney California AdventureIt's Tough to be a Bug Closed March 19, 2018, to be replaced by the new Marvel Super Heroes area, opening in 2020.
Mar. 20 - Opening 2020a bug's land : Disney California AdventureMarvel Super Heroes-Themed Land The Guardians of the Galaxy will be joined by Spider-Man and the Avengers in what will become a completely immersive Super Hero universe. This new land, opening in 2020, will be anchored by the Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: BREAKOUT!, in the adjacent space that is currently occupied by "a bug's land." "It's Tough to Be a Bug" closed March 19; the rest of the land will close September 5.
Apr. 13 - Late 2018.Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureWorld of Color Closed for refurbishment.
Apr. 13 - Sep. 03Resort Wide : Disneyland ResortPixar Fest Pixar Fest begins on April 13, 2018. During this limited time event, the Paint the Night parade will return to Disney California Adventure, while the Pixar Play Parade moves to Disneyland, where it will lead off with a new Luxo, Jr. float. Also at Disneyland will be the new "Together Forever - A Pixar Nighttime Spectacular" fireworks show.
Apr. 13 - Feb. 21Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureWorld of Color Closed since 2018 due to undisclosed problems.
May. 30 - No details availableDowntown Disney : Downtown DisneyDowntown Disney West End Closures The following Downtown Disney locations closed in preparation for the construction of a proposed new hotel which has since been canceled. No details on what might be going into the now available retail spaces.
 
AMC Theaters
ESPN Zone
Rainforest Cafe
Jul. 30 - Re-opening date not yet available.Fantasyland : Disneyland ParkMatterhorn Bobsleds Closed for refurbishment.
Aug. 06 - Oct. 02Adventureland : Disneyland ParkEnchanted Tiki Room Closed for refurbishment.
Aug. 14 - Sep. 27Main Street, U.S.A. : Disneyland ParkMain Street Cinema Closed for refurbishment.
Aug. 20 - Sep. 06New Orleans Square : Disneyland ParkHaunted Mansion Closed for installation of holiday overlay.
Sep. 04 - January, 2019Disneyland Hotel : HotelsTangaroa Terrace Closed for refurbishment and upgrades. Select menu offerings will be available at Trader Sam's Enchanted Tiki Bar and The Coffee House during this time.
Sep. 05 - Permanent Closurea bug's land : Disney California AdventureBug's Land Closure "A bug's land", including Flik's Fun Fair, will be closing permanently starting September 5. The area will be re-imagined as Marvel Super Heroes land, opening in 2020.
Sep. 06Tomorrowland : Disneyland ParkSpace Mountain Closed for installation of holiday overlay.
Sep. 07 - Oct. 31Resort Wide : Disneyland ResortHalloween Time Festive decor, food, entertainment, and seasonal attraction overlays return to both theme parks during Halloween Time, September 7 - October 31, 2018.
Sep. 07 - Fall 2018Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortRemember...Dreams Come True Disneyland's 50th anniversary fireworks show returns for a limited time with performances on select nights starting 9/7/18.
Sep. 10 - Sep. 13Frontierland : Disneyland ParkSailing Ship Columbia Closed for refurbishment.
Sep. 10 - Sep. 16Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureGolden Zephyr Closed for refurbishment.
Sep. 17 - Sep. 20Frontierland : Disneyland ParkMark Twain Riverboat Closed for refurbishment.
Sep. 19 - Oct. 31Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortMickey's Halloween Party Mickey's Halloween Party takes place at Disneyland on select nights in September and October. Entertainment includes trick-or-treating, special character greetings, the Frightfully Fun Parade led by the Headless Horseman, and the Halloween Screams fireworks show.
Sep. 24 - Sep. 28Frontierland : Disneyland ParkPirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer Island Closed for refurbishment.
Sep. 24 - Nov. 21Grand Californian : HotelsWhite Water Snacks White Water Snacks will re-open with a new look. During the refurbishment, Hearthstone Lounge will offer a selection of grab-and-go food and beverage options.