All Events, Closures and Refurbishments at Disney California Adventure, Disneyland Park or Downtown Disney in Disneyland during September and November of 2018

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 - 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. 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 - 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.

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. 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.
Nov. 12 - Nov. 16Frontierland : Disneyland ParkMark Twain Riverboat Closed for refurbishment.