All Events, Closures and Refurbishments at Disneyland during April and December of 2018 and 2021

April 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. 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
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. 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.
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. 16 - Apr. 19Fantasyland : Disneyland ParkMatterhorn Bobsleds Closed for refurbishment
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.

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.

April 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

December 2021

No Events Announced for this Month Yet