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As you get ready to plan your Disneyland trip, it's helpful to know which rides, restaurants and attractions may be closed or undergoing refurbishment during your visit. Here is the list of scheduled Disneyland refurbishments and permanent ride closings. Permanent closures are attractions that are no longer active in the parks, refurbishments are temporary closures, and seasonal closures take place annually. All of these refurbishments and closings are subject to change without notice.

Side note: It's no secret Disneyland Resort is going through some major changes! Disney California Adventure Park is transforming Paradise Pier into Pixar Pier. The reimagined pier will celebrate favorite Pixar stories with newly themed attractions (including the incredible Incredicoaster) and officially opens on June 23, 2018. With that, there are some major ride closures in the mean time. Don't fret! There is still plenty to do and see at both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure with Paradise Pier being mainly the affected area. And in a few months time, we'll have a hopping new pier to celebrate!

Disneyland refurbishments | Permanent Ride Closures | Disneyland Refurbishment Schedule (Seasonal Closures) 

Disneyland refurbishment Schedule and Disneyland Rides Closed

Disneyland Ride Refurbishments

Here is the list of current and upcoming closures Disneyland rides, attractions, restaurants and shops. Disney often changes the dates of these temporary ride closures, whether to move up or postpone, so always check here as your trip gets closer.

Disneyland Park Refurbishments

Disney California Adventure Park Refurbishments

Downtown Disney District Refurbishments

  • None

Disneyland Hotel Refurbishments

Disney's Grand California Hotel & Spa Refurbishments

  • Fountain Pool
    CLOSED Sept. 4-8, 2018
  • Fountain Spa
    CLOSED Sept. 4-8, 2018
  • Redwood Pool
    CLOSED Sept. 10-14, 2018
  • Redwood Slide
    CLOSED Sept. 10-14, 2018
  • Mariposa Pool
    CLOSED Sept. 17-21, 2018
  • Mariposa Spa
    CLOSED Sept. 17-21, 2018
  • White Water Snacks
    CLOSED Sept. 24, 2018-TBD

Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel Refurbishment

Permanent Disneyland Closures

This is a list of permanently closed Disneyland rides, attractions, restaurants and shops! The closures are usually done to make way for new rides and attractions at the parks.

Disneyland Park Permanent Closures

  • Big Thunder Ranch Area: Closed permanently Jan. 11, 2016
  • Disneyland Forever: Closed permanently Sept. 6, 2016
  • Super Hero HQ: Closed permanently April 3, 2016
  • Main Street Electrical Parade: Closed permanently August 20, 2017

Disney California Adventure Park Permanent Closures

  • Disney's Aladdin: A Musical Spectacular: Closed permanently Jan. 10, 2016
  • Diamond Mad T Party: Closed permanently March 31, 2016
  • For the First Time in Forever: Closed permanently April 18, 2016
  • The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror: Closed permanently Jan. 2, 2017 for transformation into Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!
  • California Screamin': Closed permanently Jan. 8, 2018 for transformation into Incredicoaster
  • Mickey's Fun Wheel: Closed permanently Jan. 8, 2018 for transformation into Pixar Pal-A-Round
  • The Cove Bar and Ariel's Grotto: Closed permanently Jan. 8, 2018 for transformation into Lamplight Lounge
  • It's Tough To Be a Bug!: Closed permanently March 19, 2018 for new super-hero themed land (opening 2020)

Disneyland Refurbishment Schedule (Seasonal Closures)

These attractions and rides usually close seasonally at Disneyland for refurbishments and holiday overlays. The estimated dates on this Disneyland refurbishment schedule are based on past ride closures. We'll always post the specific dates when we receive them under Disneyland ride refurbishments.

  • Jungle Cruise: Usually closes early November for holiday overlay installation; closes early January for holiday overlay removal and reopens early February
  • Haunted Mansion: Usually closes late August for holiday overlay installation and reopens September; closes early January for holiday overlay removal and reopens mid-January
  • it's a small world: Usually closes mid to late October for holiday overlay installation and reopens November; closes mid-January for holiday overlay removal and reopens late January/early February
  • Space Mountain: Usually closes late August for holiday overlay installation and reopens early to mid-September; closes early November for holiday overlay removal
  • Splash Mountain: Usually closes mid-January through February for seasonal refurbishments

*Please Note: All Disneyland ride refurbishments and closings are subject to change without notice.

Trying to decide when to visit the parks? Check out our Disneyland Crowd Calendar for the best time to go! We also offer park plans for the Disneyland Resort. Be sure to check out our Disneyland Park Plans and Disney California Adventure Park Plans.

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Sep 14, 2018 at 3:09 a.m. Bonnie Says...

Hello I’m planning to go with a crew of 8 to disneyland on april 2019 how or where can I purchase tickets with this years rate, I heard if I would buy tickets now I could lock in this years rate how true is that? Thanks in advance!

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Sep 20, 2018 at 4:34 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Bonnie!

Check out our discounted Disneyland tickets for details!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 8, 2018 at 1:34 a.m. leann Says...

plan on visiting oct 2018 cant wait for the star wars land when is the best an cheapist hotel to stay in an what cheapist way to by tickets an when.

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Sep 12, 2018 at 12:37 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Leann!

Check out our discounted tickets and hotel options ... we recommend purchasing now for your October trip! Please note that Star Wars Land does not open until 2019 :)

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 22, 2018 at 3:12 a.m. Amber Says...

Are fireworks vusibke from California Adventure, outside Disneyland, or in Downtown Disney area?

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Sep 9, 2018 at 7:02 p.m. Steven Says...

If you're staying at Paradise Pier, they have an area near the swimming pool that overlooks Downtown Disney to Disneyland, giving a good if distant view of the fireworks. However, they also pipe in the soundtrack for it, which adds quite a bit to the experience. A fun extra for that first night you're there if you got in mid-day or later and won't actually be in the Parks until the next day....

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Sep 11, 2018 at 12:02 p.m. Olivia Cortes Says...

Thanks for the tip. That will be us for the first night. What time do they usually start? Thanks!

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Sep 11, 2018 at noon Olivia Cortes Says...

Thanks for the tip - that will be handy for us on our first night. What time are the fireworks usually? Thanks

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Sep 3, 2018 at 5:55 p.m. Heather Says...

We were headed to Mickey and friends parking structure and got the best view ever, sitting right next to the escalators.

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Aug 22, 2018 at 10:03 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi!

Fireworks are definitely visible from outside the park, but not well enough to enjoy the show in its entirety.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 20, 2018 at 1:29 a.m. Joshua maples Says...

Hi, I was wondering if anyone would happen to know why the Matterhorn Bobsleds is being refurbished. I’ve been going to Disneyland since I

was 4 years old & it’s one of my favorite attractions at Disneyland. I read a comment on (( Mouse Chat )) that stated “According to my sources, Matterhorn

might be transferring into a Frozen attraction for its Fantasy Land.” I really hope not. If someone could give more on insight of what there doing or if it’s just a normal refurbishment & if you would happen to know when they would open it back up? Because I know Disneyland hasn’t relased any information regarding the refurbishment. Thank you (:

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Aug 21, 2018 at 11:49 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Joshua!

While we can neither confirm or deny (as Disneyland has not made an announcement) we really think this is just a normal refurbishment, and doubt that the Matterhorn is being transformed into a Frozen ride. No worries!

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Sep 2, 2018 at 5:11 a.m. Chris Says...

Hello! Any estimate on when the Matterhorn will be open again? Heading there in December for my 40th birthday and hope its open! Thanks

Chris

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Sep 4, 2018 at 10:18 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Chris!

Nothing has been confirmed, but we are about 95% sure the Matterhorn will be back open by December. Happy birthday to you!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Sep 11, 2018 at 6:01 p.m. KG Says...

How about early November? Thoughts on Matterhorn being up by then?

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Sep 12, 2018 at 12:34 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi KG!

We'll update this post as soon as a confirmed re-opening date for the Matterhorn has been announced. We are confident it should be back open early November ... or hope so, anyway!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 17, 2018 at 1:26 p.m. S_Cuse Says...

Hello! I notice you have Animation Academy as being closed starting Aug. 27-TBD. I can’t see that on Disneyland’s website as being closed the week of the 27th. Do you know if it will be a last minute closure on DL website?

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Aug 25, 2018 at 3:11 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi there!

The building facade is undergoing refurbishment, but it looks like it will still be open!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 15, 2018 at 9:20 p.m. Rachel Says...

Hi! We are planning on going to Disneyland in early March. What ride closures can we expect to encounter at that time? Is that a good time to visit? Thanks and Mickey Ears to all of you!

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Aug 15, 2018 at 4:24 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Rachel!

Awww, sending lots of pixie dust back your way! Ride closures typically aren't announced until closer to the refurbishment dates. Keep checking this post closer to your trip and we'll be sure to keep it updated as things are confirmed. :)

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Aug 14, 2018 at 7:42 p.m. Deborah Says...

How do you find out about the closures? The Mickey's House one is not on Disney's site. (In fact, they have hours for it listed through Sept 1 then undetermined... same as all the other Toontown attractions I browsed). And we have my 3yo's first Disney trip booked from 9/5-9/11 with his only knowledge being that he's going to Mickey's House. Do you know anything else about that potential closure?

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Aug 21, 2018 at 11:19 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Deborah!

Mickey's House is still showing being down for most of September, likely for refurbishment. We keep this post up to date with the latest confirmed info!

Keep hopping!

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Aug 13, 2018 at 9:01 p.m. Han Says...

Hi there,

I am visiting Disneyland resort during 9/18-9/21. Other than the Halloween Party, are there any nighttime shows/firework normally scheduled for these days? I heard that there's no firework during off-peak seasons but just want to check it out. Also what about the parades?

Thanks!

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Aug 14, 2018 at 2:24 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Han!

We'll have to wait for the official entertainment schedule to come out before confidently answering your question. However, fireworks and shows (such as Fantasmic and World of Color) still take place on select nights during the off-peak season. Paint the Night usually still takes place nightly.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 10, 2018 at 11:45 p.m. Rachelle Says...

Has anyone ever been there the first full week in January? We are planning a trip and I was wondering about crowds and ride closures. :)

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Aug 31, 2018 at 2:06 a.m. Luci Says...

Hi frog blog we are going to disneyland in october will the space mountain refunishment be done by october 14

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Aug 31, 2018 at 3:48 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Luci!

Yes, Space Mountain should be up and running then!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 30, 2018 at 12:31 a.m. Disneygirl101 Says...

Hi frog fam!!! I was wondering if splash mountain closes often

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Aug 31, 2018 at 3:52 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi there!

You can find all scheduled ride closures in this post. It doesn't close too often for refurbishment, and we're not sure if it closes frequently on a day-to-say basis either. Good question!

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Aug 14, 2018 at 11:26 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Rachelle!

Keep an eye on this post for scheduled ride closures and refurbishments, and check out our Crowd Calendar for our best prediction on how busy the parks will be.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Aug 8, 2018 at 2:59 a.m. Jennifer Stoker Says...

We will be there September 4-6th and I know that Haunted Mansion will be closed but when I called the gentleman said that is all. But will Space Mountain also be closed?

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Aug 14, 2018 at 2:12 a.m. yvonne auxier Says...

Matterhorn bobsleds, Tiki Hut (opens sept21), World of Color, Fantasmic – no performances September 10–13 during refurbishment of Sailing Ship Columbia, and September 17-20 during the refurbishment of the Mark Twain Riverboat. That's wht I have found s of 8/13

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Aug 8, 2018 at 10:10 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Jennifer,

Space Mountain will just be closed on September 6 for its holiday overlay installation!

Keep hopping!

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Aug 7, 2018 at 6:50 p.m. Vanessa Says...

I will be traveling to Disneyland and DCA from November 1st to November 6th 2018. Will there be any holiday decorations up still or am I going the one week there is nothing? I am mainly concerned about Jungle Cruise and Haunted Mansion being closed during that week for the decorations take down.

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Aug 7, 2018 at 2:11 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Vanessa,

Haunted Mansion shouldn't close for its holiday overlay removal until January. Jungle Cruise, though, is historically closed early November for its holiday overlay installation. Holiday decorations go up as soon as Holidays at Disneyland Resort officially starts on November 9!

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Aug 5, 2018 at 11 p.m. Skyler Says...

Will Space Mountain and Haunted Mansion be open the week of December 9th-15th? Thank you so much.

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Aug 6, 2018 at 2:21 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Skyler!

As far as we know, yes, they should both be open. We'll update this post if we hear otherwise!

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Aug 5, 2018 at 4:45 p.m. Amos Says...

We are going to Disneyland/ California Adventure Sept 4-7. No schedule for the Frozen show is listed. Is it being refurbished then or do entertainment schedules update closer to the actual date?

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Aug 6, 2018 at 2:23 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Amos!

The entertainment schedule should update closer to the actual date. :)

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Jul 31, 2018 at 6:41 p.m. timk Says...

We are planning on staying at the Disneyland Hotel the second week of December 2018. Is there any information available due to construction on accessing Downtown Disney from the Disneyland Hotel.

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Aug 2, 2018 at 10:46 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi there,

The construction has not started on the hotel yet. All the closed restaurants remain intact! There is parking garage construction that is very contained and not affecting traffic or people flow and Katella (street near Disney) has been under construction for months and months so we do recommend avoiding that way, but Downtown Disney is fine. Construction shouldn't affect guest flow from the hotel to Disneyland nor affect guests at Disneyland Hotel! Hope this helps.

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Jul 30, 2018 at 10:37 p.m. Dillan Says...

Im so bummed about pinnochio being closed WHHHYYYYYYY

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Jul 29, 2018 at 6:16 p.m. subby Says...

just to be sure- it says space mountain will only be closed on September 6th. is that correct?

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Jul 30, 2018 at 9:45 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Subby!

That is correct! The Disneyland site is showing Space Mountain fully operational with the exception of September 6.

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Jul 28, 2018 at 1:22 a.m. Ali Says...

Hi there,

These schedules for refurbishments and closures are so so helpful, please keep doing them because it's so disappointing to show up to the parks only for your favourite rides to be closed! Thanks :)

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Jul 30, 2018 at 9:59 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Ali!

Aw, thanks! We are so hoppy to help!

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Jul 27, 2018 at 7:08 p.m. Ayesha Says...

Good day,

We are from South Africa and planning a visit to the parks from Aug 22 - Aug 25. With the comment and schedule on some of the refurb times stating end of August - does this mean Aug 31st? so will we still be able to catch it before refurb?

Thanks

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Jul 31, 2018 at 11:55 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Ayesha,

That section of the refurbishments post is just a guideline of when these attractions are usually closed for their annual refurbishments. If you look under the Disneyland Ride Refurbishments section (towards the top of the post), you'll see the confirmed closure dates for attractions. Hope this helps!

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Jul 27, 2018 at 6:36 p.m. KG Says...

We were planning to be at Disneyland around Nov 4-6. Are most of the rides closed during this time because of removal of Halloween decorations and putting up Christmas decorations? We love Disneyworld but I'm wondering if it's worth visiting Disneyland if there are going to be so many closures. Thanks!

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Jul 30, 2018 at 8:31 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi there!

That's a great question. The Haunted Mansion holiday overlay remains up through Christmas, so the only ride with potential to be down for Halloween overlay removal at this time is Space Mountain. We can't be sure when it will be back up and running, but we assure you Disneyland is still worth the visit!

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Aug 14, 2018 at 4:17 p.m. Deanna Says...

Do you know how long Space Mountain is typically closed to take down the Halloween overlay?

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Aug 14, 2018 at 11:24 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Deanna!

Space Mountain is typically only down a few days to remove the Halloween overlay.

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Jul 27, 2018 at 3:58 p.m. Jennifer Says...

Hello september 11th and 12th 2018. What will be closed in both parks?

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Jul 30, 2018 at 10:04 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Jennifer!

You can find all of the latest info in this post. As soon as we receive confirmed details on those "TBD" dates, we'll update!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Jul 25, 2018 at 11:53 p.m. Denise Says...

Hello! I'm planning a trip to Disney and California Adventure in September. September 6th and 7th to be exact. I was planning on doing Disneyland on the 6th and California Adventure on the 7th but I want to be able to go on Space Mountain. Would you recommend doing California Adventure on the 6th and Disneyland on the 7th? Thank you!

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Jul 26, 2018 at 8:48 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Denise!

Absolutely! If Space Mountain is a priority for you, we recommend waiting to visit Disneyland until the 7th when the ride reopens with its Ghost Galaxy overlay.

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Jul 25, 2018 at 5:34 a.m. Ron Says...

I was just wondering if you knew that, during the last few years or so, if Disneyland management has intentionally planned to shut ANY ride(s) down for maintenance during the timeframe which is "sandwiched" between "Easter week" and "Memorial Day weekend"??? I have NEVER visited Disneyland BEFORE "Memorial Day weekend" and I am somewhat concerned that, during that "sandwiched time" next year in 2019 (when I will be in California again), Disney management would consider said "sandwiched time" to be a "slow-enough time" to close stuff down (especially since that part of the year might be somewhat "dead" because it should be before the "Star Wars land" opens to the public). But when I looked at your forecasted crowd calendar for next year, it "looks to me" like there would still be "enough" folks in the park for most everything to be "up-and-running"...of course, I'm not the "expert" on this (which is why I reached out to you)...do you have any thoughts on this matter???

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Jul 25, 2018 at 9:47 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Ron!

This is a great question. Disney certainly makes an effort to schedule refurbishments in "down" times, as crowds are less and therefore lines for other rides aren't impacted as much. We can't predict what will be down for refurbishment during your visit quite yet, but we will update this post as soon as we know for sure!

In our experience, at least one ride is being refurbished at any given time (it's how they keep them safe, clean and fun for us!) so we would expect that, but nothing too extreme.

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Jul 26, 2018 at 6:30 a.m. Ron Says...

Thanks for getting back to me. I will wait for your "update" later on as far as any ride(s) that might be shut down. But could you still give me your thoughts on what the overall crowds at Disneyland might be during those "off-weeks" between Easter and Memorial Day (given the pending "Star Wars land" debut)?

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Jul 26, 2018 at 8:50 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Ron!

Our Crowd Calendar predicts that the parks will be moderately busy between Easter and Memorial Day.

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Aug 12, 2018 at 10:05 a.m. Ron Says...

Again, I appreciate your response, and I will just be

patient and wait a few more months (or so) until

you update the information...

Based on what you have shared with me so far, it

sounds like most everything should be "good-to-

go" and that it will probably be a fairly "decent"

time in the park...

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Jul 24, 2018 at 2:40 a.m. John Says...

Hey, all!

We are planning a 2-day trip for 9/25-26 of this year. Any idea in what the ride closures/crowds are like? I've heard that Matterhorn may be closed.

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Jul 24, 2018 at 7:53 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi John!

Right now, the refurbishment end date for the Matterhorn is TBD. We'll update this post as soon as more details are confirmed. Regarding how busy the parks will be, you can check out our Crowd Calendar ... but it looks like crowds will be pretty moderate!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Jul 23, 2018 at 11:58 p.m. CanadianMickey Says...

I don’t see the closure of Flo’s V8 anymore on the disneyland website ? Is it cancelled ?

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Jul 24, 2018 at 11:54 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi there,

We haven't heard anything about it being cancelled, but keep checking this post! We update it with any news we have.

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Jul 22, 2018 at 5:15 p.m. Boys Nana Says...

We will be there with our grand babies Sept 9 -15th. What will be closed?

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Jul 23, 2018 at 1:58 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi there!

You can find our most updated information on refurbishments and ride closures in this post! We'll be sure to provide more details on those "TBD" dates as soon as we can.

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Jul 20, 2018 at 6:39 p.m. Sarag Says...

Tiki room is closing just before we arrive... any chance it's a short closure? Your post says TBA but maybe you have a little more info?

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Jul 20, 2018 at 2:52 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi there!

The Disneyland website currently shows the Tiki Room being down until at least the end of August. Be sure to ask a cast member upon arrival just in case it re-opens early!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Jul 18, 2018 at 7:10 p.m. DJ Says...

Planning to visit Aug. 27 and 28, 2018. Any idea what the crowds will be like? Any idea what rides will be closed for refurbishment? Thanks!

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Jul 18, 2018 at 3:28 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi DJ!

Haunted Mansion will be closed during your visit, as the ride undergoes its holiday overlay. There is a chance Space Mountain will be closed for the same reason as well, but it is currently showing operational hours on those dates. You can check out our Crowd Calendar for our best guess on how busy the parks will be!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Jul 18, 2018 at 12:27 a.m. Skye Says...

HI! I am looking to plan a trip and I really want The Haunted Mansion and Space Mountain to be open when I go because they were both closed when I went last year (it was September) . Would sometime between August 12th and August 18th be a safe time to go? I am hoping it would be because it says that they are closed for refurbishment starting late August not mid August. Thank you.

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Jul 17, 2018 at 8:19 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Skye!

Disneyland shows both rides as operational during the dates of your trip. It looks like they won't be closed for the overlays until later in the month!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Jul 12, 2018 at 12:12 p.m. Traci Says...

Any idea what the Fantasmic schedule will be like September 10-13? I tried reserving our dining package this morning and it says NOT AVAILABLE. Is it on a limited schedule in the "off-season"?

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Jul 12, 2018 at 9:55 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Traci!

This is likely due to the Halloween Party, which is a separately-ticketed event on select nights and alters the usual entertainment schedule. However, this doesn't take place every night, so be sure to try for various days during your trip.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Jul 11, 2018 at 12:22 a.m. subby Says...

any chance you know the dates in which space mountain will be closed for the transformation into ghost galaxy?

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Jul 11, 2018 at 7:51 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi there!

Space Mountain usually closes late August for holiday overlay installation and definitely reopens September 7 ... then closes early November for holiday overlay removal. We don't have specific dates for this yet, but we'll let you know when we do!

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Jul 10, 2018 at 5:39 p.m. Amber Says...

It says that the grizzly river run is currently closed on the Disney map. But on this page it says it’s not closed. We’ll be there July 16 & 17. Will it be open?

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Jul 10, 2018 at 1:25 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Amber!

According to Disneyland's site, Grizzly River Run is operating today. Perhaps it was just down briefly today.

Keep hopping!

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Jul 5, 2018 at 2:47 p.m. Nathan Says...

Any chance the Big Thunder Mountain refurbishment work could complete a few days earlier than the 7/27 planned re-open date??

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Jul 5, 2018 at 11:49 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Nathan,

While it's unlikely, you never know! Sometimes the refurbishment dates change at the last minute. Keep checking this post to be sure!

Keep hopping!

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Jul 16, 2018 at 4:11 p.m. Bianca Says...

It’s my favorite ride and planning to go next week!! Ahhh. Why is it being temporary closed? I hope it opens early!

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Jul 17, 2018 at 4:37 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Bianca!

Definitely ask a Cast Member upon arrival, just in case it re-opens early!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Jul 3, 2018 at 5:58 p.m. Jessica Says...

Hi. Do you know how long the Tiki Room will be closed for? Hoping it’s a quick closure and not for months, while they’re building the new restaurant.

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Jul 3, 2018 at 1:10 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Jessica,

We aren't quite sure yet. Keep checking back - we'll post as soon as we know!

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Jul 5, 2018 at 10:12 p.m. Jessica Says...

Thanks for getting back to me so quickly! Hopefully it’s only down for a few days - it’s my child’s FAVOURITE ????

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Jul 2, 2018 at 7:22 p.m. nikea Says...

We are planning a trip for the early part of Feb 2019 is there any ride closures at that time?

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Jul 3, 2018 at 1:01 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi there!

All of Disney's announced ride closures and refurbishments thus far can be found on this page. We'll update as soon as we find out more!

Keep hopping!

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Jun 30, 2018 at 6:31 p.m. Gina Says...

Can you tell us what day in August the haunted mansion will close for holiday overlay.

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Jul 3, 2018 at 1:13 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Gina!

Keep an eye out - we'll update this post as soon as we know specifics!

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Jul 9, 2018 at 9:33 p.m. Patti Says...

Hi. We’re planni g a surprise birthday trip for our 12 year old who’s never been to Disneyland. I’d really like him to see the haunted mansion. We’re going on his birthday September 6 and 7 th. Are those good days? Could it be reopened by the 7 th?

Thanks for your help. We’re trying to make this really special for him.

Patti

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Jul 10, 2018 at 9:55 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Patti!

Haunted Mansion is scheduled to be back open (with its super fun holiday overlay) on September 7. Enjoy!

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Jun 27, 2018 at 11:12 p.m. Deanna Says...

It says in here that Space Mountain closes the first weekend in November. Do you know how long that usually takes?

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Jun 28, 2018 at 11:04 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Deanna,

It usually only takes a couple of days. As soon as we know, we'll be sure to post the exact dates!

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Jun 25, 2018 at 7:20 p.m. J-Morgan721 Says...

Can someone please please PLEASE tell me that this reopening date for the Matterhorn is accurate?? I know the Disney website says fall, but I’m hoping against hope that someone has gotten more definitive info. Our vacation this year kinda hangs in the balance...

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Jun 30, 2018 at 2:50 a.m. Luna Says...

The Tiki Room will be closed starting August 6th. No known time for reopening as of now.

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Jun 30, 2018 at 2:49 a.m. Luna Says...

I am an AP and have made friends with several CMs. They are saying they have been told it is going to be much later in fall for the reopening of the Matterhorn, probably not until end of October/November. They could easily be wrong, but I have a feeling personally the ride is going to be out of commission for awhile :-/ No idea why, it was just closed for over six months just three years ago.

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Jul 9, 2018 at 5:20 p.m. Paul Says...

Any recent news on when the Tiki Room and Matterhorn will be re-opening after the refurbishments? Hopefully before September 17th...

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Jul 9, 2018 at 3:17 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Paul!

We haven't heard any details yet, but we'll update this post when we do :)

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Jun 24, 2018 at 7:32 p.m. Betty Says...

What is Disneyland like the few days before the official start of Halloween? We are planning a visit Wednesday(5th)-Thursday (6th). Other than Haunted Mansion and Space Mountain, will other rides be closed? Also does California Adventure have rides that are closed too?

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Jun 25, 2018 at 2:01 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Betty,

We aren't sure yet on which rides will be closed during that time other than Space Mountain and Haunted Mansion, but keep checking back as your trip gets closer! Disney California Adventure's Luigi's Rollickin' Roadsters, Mater's Junkyard Jamboree and Guardians of the Galaxy also all receive Halloween overlays. We'll be sure to post their exact closing dates as soon as we know.

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Jun 23, 2018 at 6:55 a.m. Rose Says...

Hi, First let me comment on how informative and convenient your site is , thank you ???? We are planning a family trip early in September. I have two questions if you can advise . 1) Is Friday September 7 Th the official start of Halloween ? Aka will the be decorations in all areas? 2) we have a 3 year old do you think with all the closures and an overall lesser amount of young children’s rides Is California adventure worth going in September?

Thank you for your time and efforts you have a wonderful and extremely helpful site .

Rose

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Jun 25, 2018 at 10:13 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Rose,

Yes, that is the official start of Halloween Time at Disneyland! There will be decorations all throughout the parks. Yes, Disney California Adventure will still be a ton of fun, especially with the new addition of Pixar Pier!

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Jun 20, 2018 at 7:05 p.m. Canadian Mickey Says...

I see on the Disneyland Park hour page that Big thunder mountain seems to reopen on july 27th ? Is it possible that your forgot to update ? Do you have information that it would finally not reopen ? Going mid august from Quebec Canada and its a Disney world favorite for the kids and they look forward to do it in Disneyland. Do you know if any closures is suppose to happen in august for Radiators racers ? THANKS !

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Jun 21, 2018 at 11:02 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi there,

Yes, you are correct! Big Thunder Mountain Railroad will reopen on July 27.

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Jun 23, 2018 at 11:23 a.m. Canadian Mickey Says...

You can now had the matterhorn as a closed ride during our trip ... july 30 to fall :(

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Jun 20, 2018 at 3 p.m. Britt Says...

I see Jungle Cruise closes early November. I"m planning on being there 11/12 should it be open by then?

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Jun 21, 2018 at 11:04 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Britt,

It's hard to say exactly when it'll be closed for its holiday overlay installation, but last year, it reopened on November 10. That could definitely change, though, this year, so keep your eye on this post! We'll update it as soon as we know.

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Jun 19, 2018 at 7:11 a.m. Alan White Says...

Hi we are arriving anahiem from australia on 10-29-2018 for 7 nights...are there any rides or attractions at both parks out of service at this time

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Jun 19, 2018 at 11:43 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Alan,

Keep checking this post as your trip gets closer. We'll update it as soon as we know of any refurbishments!

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Jun 12, 2018 at 1:55 a.m. kimberly Says...

It looks like quite a few things might be closed in early September? Trying to figure out if we should re-calibrate our travel plans

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Jun 30, 2018 at 2:53 a.m. Luna Says...

I would. We are always there for our anniversary around the 9th of September and everything is open, not to mention crowds take a dip around that time with schools back in session and it being right after Labor Day.

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Jun 12, 2018 at 1:48 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Kimberly,

Haunted Mansion and Space Mountain usually close sometime late August and reopen early to mid-September to install their holiday overlays. Other than those two rides, we aren't yet for sure on what will be closed in September! There's always something to do at Disneyland Resort, though, and you'll have the new Pixar Pier to hop to at Disney California Adventure, so no worries on running out of rides and attractions to experience!

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Jun 8, 2018 at 11:14 p.m. Flik Says...

Do you have any information on when the rest of A Bug's Land is closing?

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Jun 8, 2018 at 9:50 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi there!

We are wondering the same! Nothing has been announced from Disney yet, but we anticipate it will close towards the end of this summer. We'll keep this post updated once the news is confirmed.

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Jun 8, 2018 at 9:24 p.m. Rhonda Says...

Hi, we are planning to visit next January/February 2019, do you have any idea whether the incredicoaster will be closed since that’s when California Screamin was usually closed?

Thanks!

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Jun 8, 2018 at 9:44 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Rhonda!

That's a great question. We don't have that information yet, but will update this post as soon as it's confirmed either way. While we would normally toad-ally agree with your theory, the schedule might change in congruency with the opening date. :)

Hoppy planning!

Mommy Frog

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Jun 7, 2018 at 4:45 p.m. Hannah Says...

Does anyone have any idea why Pirates is still closed? ????

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Jun 7, 2018 at 12:16 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Hannah!

It is closed for refurbishment to re-create one of the scenes. It should be back up and running tomorrow!

Keep hopping!

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Jun 7, 2018 at 2:29 p.m. Rosie Says...

Hi, I will be there on the 14th of June so I was wondering in Indiana Jones and splash mountain will be open. If not then can you tell me when they will be open. Thank you

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Jun 7, 2018 at 3:05 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Rosie,

Indiana Jones Adventure is set to reopen on June 15. We haven't heard word about Splash Mountain going down for refurbishment anytime soon, so the ride should be open then!

Keep hopping!

Leap

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Jun 5, 2018 at 11:30 p.m. Clarissa Says...

Do you happen to know if Fantsamic will be open during the Holidays? I saw that they’re doing Christmas ticketing similar to that of Halloween, but I don’t want Fantasmic to be closed during that time!

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Jun 7, 2018 at 3:28 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Clarissa,

Disney doesn't release the entertainment schedule until 6 weeks ahead of time, but we haven't heard of them closing Fantasmic! for the holidays.

Keep hopping!

Leap

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May 31, 2018 at 3:52 a.m. Kaley Says...

Hi there great post!! Question about pirates of the Caribbean will it be back open on the 7th?

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May 31, 2018 at 10:43 a.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Kaley,

Pirates of the Caribbean will be back open on June 8!

Keep hopping!

Leap

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May 28, 2018 at 2:19 a.m. ron Says...

Is the Big Thunder Mountain rollercoaster still open, or did that close with the Big Thunder Ranch area also?

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May 29, 2018 at 12:14 p.m. FrogBlog Says...

Hi Ron,

Fortunately, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad is definitely still open!

Keep hopping!

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