All Events, Closures and Refurbishments at Disney California Adventure in Disneyland in 2016

January 2016

January 2015 - N/AHollywood Land : Disney California AdventureMuppet*Vision 3D closed indefinitely. The theater has been renamed the Sunset Showcase. From July 1- August 14 the theater will host a preview of Pete's Dragon.
Early 2015 - Mar. 07Cars Land : Disney California AdventureLuigi's Flying Tires Will be replaced by Luigi's Rollickin' Roadsters. Scheduled to open 3/7/16.
Feb. 15 - Mar. 15Grizzly Peak : Disney California AdventureGrizzly River Run Closed for refurbishment.
Jan. 04 - Mar. 01Grizzly Peak : Disney California AdventureSoarin' Over California Starting on January 25, and continuing through March 1, Soarin' Over California will be closed Monday-Thursday, and open Friday-Sunday.
Jan. 04 - May. 01a bug's land : Disney California AdventureIt's Tough to Be a Bug Closed for installation of Jungle Book preview. Preview opens March 18, and will run for an unspecified period of time. The movie opens in theaters on April 15.
Jan. 10 - PERMANENT CLOSUREHollywood Land : Disney California AdventureAladdin "Disney's Aladdin -- A Musical Spectacular" closed on January 10, 2016, after nearly 14,000 shows since its debut in January 2003. The story of "Frozen" will take Aladdin's place in an all-new theatrical production opening May 27,2016 at the Hyperion Theater.
Jan. 19 - Feb. 01Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureWorld of Color

February 2016

January 2015 - N/AHollywood Land : Disney California AdventureMuppet*Vision 3D closed indefinitely. The theater has been renamed the Sunset Showcase. From July 1- August 14 the theater will host a preview of Pete's Dragon.
Early 2015 - Mar. 07Cars Land : Disney California AdventureLuigi's Flying Tires Will be replaced by Luigi's Rollickin' Roadsters. Scheduled to open 3/7/16.
Feb. 15 - Mar. 15Grizzly Peak : Disney California AdventureGrizzly River Run Closed for refurbishment.
Jan. 04 - Mar. 01Grizzly Peak : Disney California AdventureSoarin' Over California Starting on January 25, and continuing through March 1, Soarin' Over California will be closed Monday-Thursday, and open Friday-Sunday.
Jan. 04 - May. 01a bug's land : Disney California AdventureIt's Tough to Be a Bug Closed for installation of Jungle Book preview. Preview opens March 18, and will run for an unspecified period of time. The movie opens in theaters on April 15.
Jan. 10 - PERMANENT CLOSUREHollywood Land : Disney California AdventureAladdin "Disney's Aladdin -- A Musical Spectacular" closed on January 10, 2016, after nearly 14,000 shows since its debut in January 2003. The story of "Frozen" will take Aladdin's place in an all-new theatrical production opening May 27,2016 at the Hyperion Theater.
Jan. 19 - Feb. 01Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureWorld of Color

March 2016

January 2015 - N/AHollywood Land : Disney California AdventureMuppet*Vision 3D closed indefinitely. The theater has been renamed the Sunset Showcase. From July 1- August 14 the theater will host a preview of Pete's Dragon.
Early 2015 - Mar. 07Cars Land : Disney California AdventureLuigi's Flying Tires Will be replaced by Luigi's Rollickin' Roadsters. Scheduled to open 3/7/16.
Feb. 15 - Mar. 15Grizzly Peak : Disney California AdventureGrizzly River Run Closed for refurbishment.
Jan. 04 - Mar. 01Grizzly Peak : Disney California AdventureSoarin' Over California Starting on January 25, and continuing through March 1, Soarin' Over California will be closed Monday-Thursday, and open Friday-Sunday.
Jan. 04 - May. 01a bug's land : Disney California AdventureIt's Tough to Be a Bug Closed for installation of Jungle Book preview. Preview opens March 18, and will run for an unspecified period of time. The movie opens in theaters on April 15.
Jan. 10 - PERMANENT CLOSUREHollywood Land : Disney California AdventureAladdin "Disney's Aladdin -- A Musical Spectacular" closed on January 10, 2016, after nearly 14,000 shows since its debut in January 2003. The story of "Frozen" will take Aladdin's place in an all-new theatrical production opening May 27,2016 at the Hyperion Theater.
Mar. 18 - Apr. 15a bug's land : Disney California AdventureJungle Book Sneak Peek The Bugs Land theater is showing a sneak peek of The Jungle Book, which opens on April 15.

April 2016

January 2015 - N/AHollywood Land : Disney California AdventureMuppet*Vision 3D closed indefinitely. The theater has been renamed the Sunset Showcase. From July 1- August 14 the theater will host a preview of Pete's Dragon.
Jan. 04 - May. 01a bug's land : Disney California AdventureIt's Tough to Be a Bug Closed for installation of Jungle Book preview. Preview opens March 18, and will run for an unspecified period of time. The movie opens in theaters on April 15.
Jan. 10 - PERMANENT CLOSUREHollywood Land : Disney California AdventureAladdin "Disney's Aladdin -- A Musical Spectacular" closed on January 10, 2016, after nearly 14,000 shows since its debut in January 2003. The story of "Frozen" will take Aladdin's place in an all-new theatrical production opening May 27,2016 at the Hyperion Theater.
Mar. 18 - Apr. 15a bug's land : Disney California AdventureJungle Book Sneak Peek The Bugs Land theater is showing a sneak peek of The Jungle Book, which opens on April 15.
Mar. 31 - PERMANENT CLOSUREHollywood Land : Disney California AdventureMad T Party Closed March 30, 2016.
Apr. 01 - May. 04Disney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortPixar Play Parade On hiatus during the Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival as the Festival Marketplaces block part of the parade route. Returns May 5, 2016.
April 1 - May 1Disney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortDisney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival Features culinary demonstrations, seminars, and new Festival Marketplaces. Festival Marketplaces are open daily; other events are Fridays-Sundays only.
Apr. 11 - Jun. 09Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureSilly Symphony Swings Refurbishment
Apr. 15Disney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortRidley Pearson Book Signing Author Ridley Pearson will celebrate the release of his newest book, Kingdom Keepers: The Return, Book 2: Legacy of Secrets on April 15 at Off the Page from 1 to 3 p.m.
Apr. 18 - PERMANENT CLOSUREHollywood Land : Disney California AdventureFor the First Time in Forever - A Frozen Sing Along Celebration Closes April 17. The new "Frozen - Live at the Hyperion" musical starts May 27.
Apr. 18 - May. 17Grizzly Peak : Disney California AdventureGrizzly River Run Refurbishment

May 2016

January 2015 - N/AHollywood Land : Disney California AdventureMuppet*Vision 3D closed indefinitely. The theater has been renamed the Sunset Showcase. From July 1- August 14 the theater will host a preview of Pete's Dragon.
Jan. 04 - May. 01a bug's land : Disney California AdventureIt's Tough to Be a Bug Closed for installation of Jungle Book preview. Preview opens March 18, and will run for an unspecified period of time. The movie opens in theaters on April 15.
Jan. 10 - PERMANENT CLOSUREHollywood Land : Disney California AdventureAladdin "Disney's Aladdin -- A Musical Spectacular" closed on January 10, 2016, after nearly 14,000 shows since its debut in January 2003. The story of "Frozen" will take Aladdin's place in an all-new theatrical production opening May 27,2016 at the Hyperion Theater.
Mar. 31 - PERMANENT CLOSUREHollywood Land : Disney California AdventureMad T Party Closed March 30, 2016.
Apr. 01 - May. 04Disney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortPixar Play Parade On hiatus during the Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival as the Festival Marketplaces block part of the parade route. Returns May 5, 2016.
April 1 - May 1Disney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortDisney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival Features culinary demonstrations, seminars, and new Festival Marketplaces. Festival Marketplaces are open daily; other events are Fridays-Sundays only.
Apr. 11 - Jun. 09Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureSilly Symphony Swings Refurbishment
Apr. 18 - PERMANENT CLOSUREHollywood Land : Disney California AdventureFor the First Time in Forever - A Frozen Sing Along Celebration Closes April 17. The new "Frozen - Live at the Hyperion" musical starts May 27.
Apr. 18 - May. 17Grizzly Peak : Disney California AdventureGrizzly River Run Refurbishment
May. 05 - May. 06Disney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortPixar Play Parade Returns to daily performance after its hiatus due to the Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival.
May. 06 - Jun. 12Hollywood Land : Disney California AdventureSneak Peak of Alice Through the Looking Glass Starting on May 6, the preview of "Alice Through the Looking Glass" will be presented in 3D with special in-theater effects at the Sunset Showcase Theater (formerly Muppets Theater).
May. 09 - May. 12Buena Vista Street : Disney California AdventureCarthay Circle Restaurant/Carthay Circle Lounge Refurbishment
May. 13 - Jun. 17Disney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortGrad Nites Grad Nites are a private event taking place at Disney California Adventure on select nights in May and June from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. The dates for 2016 are: May 13, 14, 18, 20, 21, 23, 25, 31 June 1, 3, 4, 7, 8, 10, 11, 15, 17 DCA closes at 9:00 p.m. on all party evenings.
May. 27Hollywood Land : Disney California AdventureFrozen - Live at the Hyperion Opens May 27.

June 2016

January 2015 - N/AHollywood Land : Disney California AdventureMuppet*Vision 3D closed indefinitely. The theater has been renamed the Sunset Showcase. From July 1- August 14 the theater will host a preview of Pete's Dragon.
Apr. 11 - Jun. 09Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureSilly Symphony Swings Refurbishment
May. 06 - Jun. 12Hollywood Land : Disney California AdventureSneak Peak of Alice Through the Looking Glass Starting on May 6, the preview of "Alice Through the Looking Glass" will be presented in 3D with special in-theater effects at the Sunset Showcase Theater (formerly Muppets Theater).
May. 13 - Jun. 17Disney California Adventure : Disneyland ResortGrad Nites Grad Nites are a private event taking place at Disney California Adventure on select nights in May and June from 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. The dates for 2016 are: May 13, 14, 18, 20, 21, 23, 25, 31 June 1, 3, 4, 7, 8, 10, 11, 15, 17 DCA closes at 9:00 p.m. on all party evenings.
Jun. 17Condor Flats : Disney California AdventureSoarin' Around the World Opens Soarin' Around the World, with a new film featuring spectacular aerial scenes from all over the world, opens on June 17, 2016.

July 2016

January 2015 - N/AHollywood Land : Disney California AdventureMuppet*Vision 3D closed indefinitely. The theater has been renamed the Sunset Showcase. From July 1- August 14 the theater will host a preview of Pete's Dragon.
Jul. 01 - Aug. 14Hollywood Land : Disney California AdventureSneak peek of Pete's Dragon at Sunset Showcase Theater This sneak peek of the movie features in-theater special effects.

August 2016

January 2015 - N/AHollywood Land : Disney California AdventureMuppet*Vision 3D closed indefinitely. The theater has been renamed the Sunset Showcase. From July 1- August 14 the theater will host a preview of Pete's Dragon.
Jul. 01 - Aug. 14Hollywood Land : Disney California AdventureSneak peek of Pete's Dragon at Sunset Showcase Theater This sneak peek of the movie features in-theater special effects.
Aug. 08 - Aug. 26Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureKing Triton's Carousel Refurbishment
Aug. 29 - Sep. 01Hollywood Land : Disney California AdventureTwilight Zone Tower of Tower Refurbishment

September 2016

Aug. 29 - Sep. 01Hollywood Land : Disney California AdventureTwilight Zone Tower of Tower Refurbishment
Sep. 06 - Sep. 28Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureAriel's Undersea Adventure Closed for refurbishment
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. 26 - Sep. 27Pixar Pier : Disney California AdventureGoofy's Sky School Refurbishment

October 2016

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.
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.

November 2016

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.
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.

December 2016

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.