All Events, Closures and Refurbishments at Disneyland during May and September of 2018 and 2022

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

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.

May 2022

2021 - May 28thNew Orleans Square : Disneyland ParkFantasmic! After a long closure, Fantasmic reopened in Disneyland Park on May 28th.
2019 - Early 2023Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortMickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway (DLR) The first major Mickey-themed ride-through attraction, is coming to Disneyland’s Mickey’s Toontown in Early 2023 as part of the reimagination of Mickey’s Toontown. The ride will be housed in the El CapiTOON Theater, where Mickey and Minnie are premiering their newest short, Perfect Picnic.
March 14th, 2020 - July 25th, 2022Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortFinding Nemo Submarine Voyage Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage closed for refurbishment on March 14th, 2020. It will reopen on July 25th, 2022.
Oct. 4 - TBDDisneyland Park : Disneyland ResortTarzan's Treehouse Tarzan's Treehouse will close for refurbishment beginning October 4th, 2021. Disney has revealed that the attraction is being rethemed though a reopening date has not yet been announced.
Mar. 9 - Early 2023Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortMickey’s Toontown Mickey’s Toontown will close on March 9th, 2022 to make way for a completely reimagined land featuring new attractions, activities, and entertainment. The new land is set to debut in early 2023 and will be a larger space for both “spontaneous family play and parental relaxation.”
Mar. 14 - Jun. 30Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortPirates of the Caribbean Pirates of the Caribbean will close in Disneyland Park on March 14th, 2022. Disney's website currently states that it will reopen on June 30th, 2022.
2022 - TBDDisney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortSilly Symphony Swings Silly Symphony Swings is currently closed for refurbishment in Disney California Adventure. A reopening date has not yet been announced.
Apr. 21 - Jun. 3Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortBlue Bayou Restaurant Blue Bayou Restaurant, which has a view of Pirates of the Caribbean in Disneyland Park, will close for refurbishment on April 21st, 2022. Disney has not yet announced a reopening date.
Apr. 22 - Sep. 01Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortMain Street Electrical Parade The Main Street Electrical Parade is closing on September 1st, 2022.
Apr. 22 - Sep. 01Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortDisneyland Forever Fireworks The Disneyland Forever Fireworks show will end on September 1st, 2022.
May 2 - TBDDisney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortAnimation Academy Animation Academy will close in Disney California Adventure on May 2nd, 2022. A reopening date has not yet been announced.
2022/05/01 - 2022/05/28Disneyland Park : Disneyland Resort2022 Disneyland After Dark: Star Wars Nite Events Event requires separate ticket. Held on select evenings.
May 9th - May 12thDisney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortMater’s Junkyard Jamboree Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree is scheduled to close on May 9th, 2022, for refurbishment and reopen shortly after on May 12th.
May 9th - May 25Disney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortGolden Zephyr Golden Zephyr is scheduled to close on May 9th, 2022, for refurbishment. A reopening date has not yet been announced.

September 2022

2019 - Early 2023Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortMickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway (DLR) The first major Mickey-themed ride-through attraction, is coming to Disneyland’s Mickey’s Toontown in Early 2023 as part of the reimagination of Mickey’s Toontown. The ride will be housed in the El CapiTOON Theater, where Mickey and Minnie are premiering their newest short, Perfect Picnic.
Oct. 4 - TBDDisneyland Park : Disneyland ResortTarzan's Treehouse Tarzan's Treehouse will close for refurbishment beginning October 4th, 2021. Disney has revealed that the attraction is being rethemed though a reopening date has not yet been announced.
Mar. 9 - Early 2023Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortMickey’s Toontown Mickey’s Toontown will close on March 9th, 2022 to make way for a completely reimagined land featuring new attractions, activities, and entertainment. The new land is set to debut in early 2023 and will be a larger space for both “spontaneous family play and parental relaxation.”
2022 - TBDDisney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortSilly Symphony Swings Silly Symphony Swings is currently closed for refurbishment in Disney California Adventure. A reopening date has not yet been announced.
Apr. 22 - Sep. 01Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortMain Street Electrical Parade The Main Street Electrical Parade is closing on September 1st, 2022.
Apr. 22 - Sep. 01Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortDisneyland Forever Fireworks The Disneyland Forever Fireworks show will end on September 1st, 2022.
May 2 - TBDDisney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortAnimation Academy Animation Academy will close in Disney California Adventure on May 2nd, 2022. A reopening date has not yet been announced.
Aug. 15 - Sept. 1Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortHaunted Mansion The Haunted Mansion will be closed for the Haunted Mansion Holiday overlay refurbishment from August 15th to September 1st.