All Events, Closures and Refurbishments at Disney California Adventure or Disneyland Park in Disneyland during October, November and December of 2016 and 2021

October 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.
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. 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.
Oct. 03 - Nov. 03Critter Country : Disneyland ParkCritter Country Refurbishment All Critter Country attractions and locations, including Splash Mountain, Winnie the Pooh and Friends, Hungry Bear Restaurant, Pooh Corner, and The Briar Patch, are closed for refurbishment.
Oct. 07 - Nov. 06Hollywood Land : Disney California AdventureDr. Strange Sneak Peek Sneak peak, complete with special effects, in the Sunset Showcase Theater. The movie opens on November 4, 2016.
Oct. 10 - Oct. 13a bug's land : Disney California AdventureIt's Tough to Be a Bug Closed for installation of "Moana" sneak peed.
Oct. 14 - Nov. 27a bug's land : Disney California AdventureMoana Sneak Peek A 3-D preview of the upcoming movie "Moana" is held in the "It's Tough to Be a Bug" theater. The movie opens on November 23, 2016.
Oct. 24 - Nov. 09Fantasyland : Disneyland Park"it's a small world" Closed for installation of holiday overlay

November 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.
Oct. 03 - Nov. 03Critter Country : Disneyland ParkCritter Country Refurbishment All Critter Country attractions and locations, including Splash Mountain, Winnie the Pooh and Friends, Hungry Bear Restaurant, Pooh Corner, and The Briar Patch, are closed for refurbishment.
Oct. 07 - Nov. 06Hollywood Land : Disney California AdventureDr. Strange Sneak Peek Sneak peak, complete with special effects, in the Sunset Showcase Theater. The movie opens on November 4, 2016.
Oct. 14 - Nov. 27a bug's land : Disney California AdventureMoana Sneak Peek A 3-D preview of the upcoming movie "Moana" is held in the "It's Tough to Be a Bug" theater. The movie opens on November 23, 2016.
Oct. 24 - Nov. 09Fantasyland : Disneyland Park"it's a small world" Closed for installation of holiday overlay
Nov. 01 - Nov. 02Tomorrowland : Disneyland ParkSpace Mountain Closed for removal of Ghost Galaxy overlay
Nov. 01 - Nov. 09Adventureland : Disneyland ParkJungle Cruise Closed for installation of "Jingle Cruise" holiday overlay.
Nov. 10 - Jan. 08Disney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortFestival of Holidays Celebrate holidays around the world from November 10, 2017-January 7, 2018. Daily activities around Disney California Adventure include festival themed food and beverage booths, performances by guest musical groups, and the returning Viva Navidad! celebration.
Nov. 10 - Jan. 08Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureWorld of Color - Season of Light This new World of Color show celebrates the season with holiday music and memorable moments from Disney animated movies.
Nov. 11 - Jan. 01Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortPaint the Night Parade The Paint the Night Parade will return to Disneyland on select nights during the holiday season. Performance dates are currently on the Disneyland calendar are November 18-27, December 2-4, December 9-11. It's expected that the parade will run daily from December 16-January 1.

December 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.
Nov. 10 - Jan. 08Disney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortFestival of Holidays Celebrate holidays around the world from November 10, 2017-January 7, 2018. Daily activities around Disney California Adventure include festival themed food and beverage booths, performances by guest musical groups, and the returning Viva Navidad! celebration.
Nov. 10 - Jan. 08Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureWorld of Color - Season of Light This new World of Color show celebrates the season with holiday music and memorable moments from Disney animated movies.
Nov. 11 - Jan. 01Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortPaint the Night Parade The Paint the Night Parade will return to Disneyland on select nights during the holiday season. Performance dates are currently on the Disneyland calendar are November 18-27, December 2-4, December 9-11. It's expected that the parade will run daily from December 16-January 1.
Dec. 03 - Dec. 04Main Street, U.S.A. : Disneyland ParkCandlelight Processional The Christmas story told in music and readings from the Bible. Featuring a mass choir, full orchestra, and guest narrator, performed from the Main Street Train Station. Performance times and narrators are TBD.

October 2021

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.
Sept. 9 - Nov. 5Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortBig Thunder Mountain Railroad Big Thunder Mountain Railroad will close for refurbishment from September 9th through November 5th, 2021.
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.

November 2021

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.
Sept. 9 - Nov. 5Disneyland Park : Disneyland ResortBig Thunder Mountain Railroad Big Thunder Mountain Railroad will close for refurbishment from September 9th through November 5th, 2021.
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.
Nov. 11 - Dec. 9Disneyland Park : Disneyland Resort2021 Disney Merriest Nites
Nov. 11 - Dec. 4Disneyland Park : Disneyland Resort"it's a small world" Holiday "it's a small world" Holiday is reportedly closed due to flooding. It is expected to reopen December 4th, 2021.
Nov. 14, 2021 - Jan. 9, 2022Disney California Adventure : Disneyland Resort2021 Disney Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure

December 2021

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.
Nov. 11 - Dec. 9Disneyland Park : Disneyland Resort2021 Disney Merriest Nites
Nov. 11 - Dec. 4Disneyland Park : Disneyland Resort"it's a small world" Holiday "it's a small world" Holiday is reportedly closed due to flooding. It is expected to reopen December 4th, 2021.
Nov. 14, 2021 - Jan. 9, 2022Disney California Adventure : Disneyland Resort2021 Disney Festival of Holidays at Disney California Adventure