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 Permanent closures are attractions that are no longer active in the parks, refurbishments are temporary closures, and seasonal closures take place annually.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.
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.
- Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
CLOSED Aug. 14-17
- Space Mountain
CLOSED Aug. 21-Sept. 14
- Little Red Wagon
CLOSED Aug. 21-TBD
- Haunted Mansion
CLOSED Aug. 28-Sept. 14
- Frontierland Shootin' Exposition
CLOSED Aug. 28-31
- Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage
CLOSED Sept. 18-22
- Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters
CLOSED Sept. 25-26
- Main Street Cinema
CLOSED Sept. 25-TBD
- Goofy's Sky School
CLOSED Aug. 21-TBD
- Monsters, Inc. Mike & Sulley to the Rescue!
CLOSED Sept. 5-21
- Soarin' Around the World
CLOSED Sept. 5-6
Downtown Disney District Refurbishments
Disneyland Hotel Refurbishments
- Sept. 5-15: Trader Sam's Enchanted Tiki Bar will be undergoing refurbishments.
Disney's Grand California Hotel & Spa Refurbishments
- January 2017 - Fall 2017: General resort and room refurbishments; guests may see and hear construction. To minimize any disruptions, activities that may create noise will not start earlier than 9:00a.m.
- January 2017 - Spring 2017: The pools and poolside cabanas are closed for refurbishment. Pools and waterslides at the Disneyland Hotel and Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel are available.
- June 2017 - Early August 2017: The Great Hall lobby will be refurbished and access will be limited. Some guest rooms will not be available during this time.
- Early August 2017 - Early October 2017: The Craftsman's Club concierge lounge will be temporarily located.
Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel Refurbishment
- Sept. 5 - TBD: The California Streamin' Slide and Paradise Kiddie Pool will be undergoing refurbishments.
- Sept. 11-15: The Paradise Pool and Spa will be undergoing refurbishments.
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.
- Big Thunder Ranch Area: Closed permanently Jan. 11, 2016
- Disneyland Forever: Closed permanently Sept. 6, 2016
- Paint the Night Parade: Closed permanently September 2016
- Super Hero HQ: Closed permanently April 3, 2016
- Main Street Electrical Parade: Closing permanently August 20, 2017
- 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!
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.
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