We are headed into summer but that hasn’t stopped plenty of new attractions at Disneyland from opening! From new experiences at the Downtown Disney District to shocking new shows, and the long-anticipated wait for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, there are plenty of reasons to head to Southern California this year. Keep scrolling to see all the magic rolling into the parks!

Hyperspace Mountain

The Star Wars-themed overlay is coming back to Space Mountain! Starting May 4, 2019, guests can warp back to Hyperspace Mountain, a limited-time special event that includes the sounds, dialogue, and music from a galaxy far, far away.

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Jessie's Critter Carousel

It’s been almost a year since King Triton’s Carousel was closed for good, but Jessie’s Critter Carousel is ready to ride! As of Friday, Apr. 5 the Western-themed Toy Story merry-go-round that’s packed with creatures from “Woody’s Roundup” is open. The ride sits adjacent to the newly redesigned Incredicoaster just over at Pixar Pier.

Disneyland Forever Fireworks Show

With Mickey's Mix Magic coming to an end soon, Disney has announced that its fan favorite Disneyland Forever fireworks show is returning! Starting Jun, 7, 2019 the nighttime spectacular which first debuted in 2015 will once again wow guests with fireworks, projection mapping and original music.

Mickey’s PhilharMagic

California Adventure’s Sunset Showcase Theatre is finally getting a permanent show when Mickey’s PhilharMagic hits the stage. The 3D experience opens later in April and features animated characters and songs from your favorite films like The Little Mermaid and Aladdin. You can expect special effects and similar humor to the show that takes place at Disney World.

Pop-Up Disney! A Mickey Celebration

Downtown Disney District is home to a brand new experience, Pop-Up Disney! A Mickey Celebration. With nine unique galleries and hundreds of photo opps, this ticketed event puts guests face to face with the icon that is Mickey Mouse.

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

The newest and most exciting land yet, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge will finally open its doors on May 31. And while you currently need a reservation and get just four hours to play, the fantastical new land promises to be one for the history books.

––Karly Wood

 

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