All Events, Closures and Refurbishments at Disneyland during May, August, November and December of 2017, 2018 and 2021

May 2017

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.
Sep. 11 - Sep. 15Paradise Pier Hotel : HotelsParadise Pool and Spa Closed for refurbishment
Jan. 02 - May. 26Hollywood Land : Disney California AdventureNew Guardians of the Galaxy theme for the Tower of Terror The Tower of Terror will be re-imagined into a new Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: BREAKOUT! attraction, scheduled to open on May 27,2017
Jan. 08 - Fall 2017Grand Californian : HotelsRoom Refurbishments Rooms at the Grand Californian will be undergoing refurbishment through the fall of 2017.
Jan. 20 - Aug. 20Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortMain Street Electrical Parade The Main Street Electrical Parade moves from Florida to California for a limited encore engagement at Disneyland in 2017. The parade was originally scheduled to run until June 18, but has been extended through August 20.
Feb. 03 - End date not yet announcedDisneyland Park : Disneyland ResortRemember...Dreams Come True The Remember...Dreams Come True fireworks show, which celebrated Disneyland's 50th anniversary, returns for weekend performances starting February 3. The show is expected to continue through the spring season.
Feb. 24 - End date not yet announcedFantasyland : Disneyland ParkRed Rose Taverne For a limited time, the Village Haus Restaurant in Fantasyland has been transformed into the Red Rose Taverne, with a menu and decor inspired by the new live action Beauty and the Beast movie.
Mar. 16 - End date not yet announcedNew Orleans Square : Disneyland ParkPirates of the Caribbean Attraction 50th Anniversary To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pirates of the Caribbean, special food and beverage items, pirate-themed entertainment and exclusive merchandise will be available starting on March 16. Participating restaurants include Blue Bayou, Cafe Orleans, Royal Street Veranda, Mint Julep Bar, Harbour Galley, and churro cart.
Apr. 20 - May. 31Hollywood Land : Disney California AdventurePirates of the Caribbean - Dead Men Tell No Tales Sneak Peak The preview of the new Pirates movie is being held in the Sunset Showcase Theater. There is a display of props and costumes in the lobby.
May. 01 - Re-opening date not yet available.Adventureland : Disneyland ParkIndiana Jones Adventure Closed for refurbishment.
May. 11 - May. 14Resort Wide : Disneyland ResortTinker Bell Half Marathon Weekend May 11-14. Events include the Health and Fitness Expo, Kids Races, and 5K, 10K, and half marathon.
May. 12 - IndefiniteDisney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortPixar Play Parade Returns to a daily performance schedule starting on May 12.
May. 15 - Jun. 16Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortDisneyland Monorail Closed for refurbishment
Shows begin on May 26, 2017 - with multiple shows each dayHollywood Land : Disney California AdventureNew 'Disney Junior Dance Party' Coming to the Disney Junior Theater "Disney Junior Dance Party," is a live show experience featuring characters and music from the new series "Mickey and the Roadster Racers," as well as "Doc McStuffins," "Sofia the First" and "The Lion Guard." The show premieres on May 26. The current version of the show closes on April 9.
May. 27 - Sep. 10Disney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortSummer of Heroes Limited time offerings from May 27-September 10 include: Avengers Training Initiative - young recruits assemble with Black Widow and Hawkeye; Black Widow Encounter; Special themed merchandise and food in Hollywood Land
May. 30 - Jun. 09Hollywood Land : Disney California AdventureTurtle Talk with Crush Closed for refurbishment
May. 30 - Jul. 27Hollywood Land : Disney California AdventureSorcerer's Workshop Closed for refurbishment

August 2017

Sep. 11 - Sep. 15Paradise Pier Hotel : HotelsParadise Pool and Spa Closed for refurbishment
Jan. 08 - Fall 2017Grand Californian : HotelsRoom Refurbishments Rooms at the Grand Californian will be undergoing refurbishment through the fall of 2017.
Jan. 20 - Aug. 20Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortMain Street Electrical Parade The Main Street Electrical Parade moves from Florida to California for a limited encore engagement at Disneyland in 2017. The parade was originally scheduled to run until June 18, but has been extended through August 20.
Feb. 24 - End date not yet announcedFantasyland : Disneyland ParkRed Rose Taverne For a limited time, the Village Haus Restaurant in Fantasyland has been transformed into the Red Rose Taverne, with a menu and decor inspired by the new live action Beauty and the Beast movie.
May. 27 - Sep. 10Disney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortSummer of Heroes Limited time offerings from May 27-September 10 include: Avengers Training Initiative - young recruits assemble with Black Widow and Hawkeye; Black Widow Encounter; Special themed merchandise and food in Hollywood Land
June 2017 - Early AugustGrand Californian : HotelsGreat Hall Refurbishment During the refurbishment of the Great Hall lobby, access will be limited, and some guest rooms will be unavailable.
Early August 2017 - Early OctoberGrand Californian : HotelsCraftsman's Club Concierge Lounge Relocation The concierge lounge will be temporarily relocated from early August through early October.
Aug. 14 - Aug. 17Frontierland : Disneyland ParkBig Thunder Mountain Railroad Closed for refurbishment
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.
Aug. 21 - Sep. 09Main Street USA : Disneyland ParkLittle Red Wagon Closed for Refurbishment
Aug. 21 - Sep. 14Tomorrowland : Disneyland ParkSpace Mountain Closed for refurbishment and installation of Ghost Galaxy overlay.
Aug. 21 - Dec. 20Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureGoofy's Sky School Closed for refurbishment
Aug. 28 - Sep. 14New Orleans Square : Disneyland ParkHaunted Mansion Closed for installation of holiday overlay.
Aug. 28 - Aug. 31Frontierland : Disneyland ParkFrontierland Shootin' Exposition Closed for refurbishment

November 2017

Feb. 24 - End date not yet announcedFantasyland : Disneyland ParkRed Rose Taverne For a limited time, the Village Haus Restaurant in Fantasyland has been transformed into the Red Rose Taverne, with a menu and decor inspired by the new live action Beauty and the Beast movie.
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.
Aug. 21 - Dec. 20Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureGoofy's Sky School Closed for refurbishment
Sep. 05 - Nov. 20Frontierland : Disneyland ParkRiver Belle Terrace Closed for refurbishment
Sep. 15 - Nov. 02Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventurePlaza de la Familia - A Celebration of Disney*Pixar's 'Coco' Held in Paradise Gardens from September 15-November 2, Plaza de la Familia will feature storytellers and original songs from "Coco" performed by dancers and musicians. Throughout the days guests can also enjoy Mariachi music, a photo location and a menu of Mexican foods.
Oct. 06 - Closing date unknownHollywood Land : Disney California AdventureSneak Peek of "Thor: Ragnarok" The Sunset Showcase Theater in Hollywoodland will feature a sneak peek of the upcoming Thor: Ragnarok film, which opens in theaters on November 3.
Oct. 23 - Nov. 09Fantasyland : Disneyland Park"it's a small world" Closed for installation of holiday overlay
Oct. 23 - Nov. 02a bug's land : Disney California AdventureIt's Tough to be a Bug Closed for refurbishment
Nov. 01Tomorrowland : Disneyland ParkSpace Mountain Closed for removal of Ghost Galaxy holiday overlay
Nov. 03 - Jan. 07a bug's land : Disney California AdventureSneak Peek of "Coco" A sneak peek with enhanced effects of the film "Coco" will be shown in the "It's Tough to Be a Bug" Theater. The movie opens in theaters on November 22.
Nov. 06 - Nov. 09Adventureland : Disneyland ParkIndiana Jones Adventure Closed for refurbishment
Nov. 09 - Nov. 12Resort Wide : Disneyland ResortSuper Heroes Half Marathon Weekend Events include the Health and Fitness Expo, 5K, 10K, and half marathon races.
Nov. 10 - Jan. 07Resort Wide : Disneyland ResortHolidays at the Disneyland Resort Returning favorites during the November 10, 2017 to January 7, 2018 holiday celebration include "A Christmas Fantasy" Parade and "Believe...in Holiday Magic" fireworks at Disneyland and "World of Color - Season of Light", "Viva Navidad!", and "Festival of Holidays" at Disney California Adventure.
Nov. 10 - Jan. 07Disney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortFestival of Holidays Returns for the 2017 holiday season with special entertainment and food and beverage kiosks celebrating holiday traditions around the world.
Nov. 13 - Nov. 14Adventureland : Disneyland ParkEnchanted Tiki Room Closed for refurbishment
Nov. 27 - Nov. 30Frontierland : Disneyland ParkSailing Ship Columbia Closed for refubishment

December 2017

Feb. 24 - End date not yet announcedFantasyland : Disneyland ParkRed Rose Taverne For a limited time, the Village Haus Restaurant in Fantasyland has been transformed into the Red Rose Taverne, with a menu and decor inspired by the new live action Beauty and the Beast movie.
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.
Aug. 21 - Dec. 20Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureGoofy's Sky School Closed for refurbishment
Nov. 03 - Jan. 07a bug's land : Disney California AdventureSneak Peek of "Coco" A sneak peek with enhanced effects of the film "Coco" will be shown in the "It's Tough to Be a Bug" Theater. The movie opens in theaters on November 22.
Nov. 10 - Jan. 07Resort Wide : Disneyland ResortHolidays at the Disneyland Resort Returning favorites during the November 10, 2017 to January 7, 2018 holiday celebration include "A Christmas Fantasy" Parade and "Believe...in Holiday Magic" fireworks at Disneyland and "World of Color - Season of Light", "Viva Navidad!", and "Festival of Holidays" at Disney California Adventure.
Nov. 10 - Jan. 07Disney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortFestival of Holidays Returns for the 2017 holiday season with special entertainment and food and beverage kiosks celebrating holiday traditions around the world.

May 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. 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.
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.
Apr. 23 - Jun. 07New Orleans Square : Disneyland ParkPirates of the Caribbean Closed for refurbishment, including modifications to the auction scene replacing the sale of "brides" with valuables, with the "Red Head" as the auctioneer.
Event Date - May 3, 2018Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortDisneyland After Dark: Star Wars Nite This after hours party will be held on May 3, from 9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., party guests may enter Disneyland starting at 6:00. Party goers will have the first opportunity to experience new entertainment offerings that begin on May 4, including a character meet and greet with Rey, the "March of First Order", and the return of Hyperspace Mountain. Ticket sales begin March 27 to Annual Passholders, and March 29 to the general public. Tickets are $99/person ages 3 and over.
May. 03Tomorrowland : Disneyland ParkSpace Mountain Closed for installation of Hyperspace Mountain overlay.
May. 18 - Jul. 08Hollywood Land : Disney California AdventureIncredibles 2 Sneak Peek The Sunset Showcase Theater is showing the first 10 minutes of the new Incredibles 2 movie.
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

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 USA : Disneyland ParkMain Street Cinema Closed for refurbishment.
Aug. 20 - Sep. 06New Orleans Square : Disneyland ParkHaunted Mansion Closed for installation of holiday overlay.

November 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.
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 - 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.
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. 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. 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.
Nov. 09 - Jan. 06Resort Wide : Disneyland ResortHolidays at Disneyland The holiday season at the Disneyland Resort will be celebrated from November 9, 2018 through January 6, 2019.
Nov. 12 - Nov. 16Frontierland : Disneyland ParkMark Twain Riverboat Closed for refurbishment.
Nov. 22Disneyland Hotel : HotelsThanksgiving The Grand Ballroom will host a Thanksgiving Day Feast from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

December 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.
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 - 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
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.
Nov. 09 - Jan. 06Resort Wide : Disneyland ResortHolidays at Disneyland The holiday season at the Disneyland Resort will be celebrated from November 9, 2018 through January 6, 2019.

May 2021

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

August 2021

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November 2021

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December 2021

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