What Will Be Open At Disneyland? Here’s the Complete List

by | Apr 12, 2021 | Walt Disney World News, WDW Blog

Here’s what will be open at Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure when they finally reopen on April 30, 2021.

Disney first announced the official reopening dates on March 17. It’s definitely exciting to think that the happiest place on earth will once again be open for guests.

Even though, like Walt Disney World (WDW), there will be several health and safety protocols in place, there’s still so much to enjoy.

From attractions to entertainment to dining, to shopping, guests will be able to experience all kinds of magical goodness at both parks.

Remember, not only do you need both a valid ticket and a theme park reservation to gain access but at this time only California residents are permitted to visit, in line with current state guidelines.

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Open Attractions

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Courtesy of Disney Parks Blog

Check out the list of available attractions that will be open at Disneyland!

Open Attractions at Disneyland Park

  • Alice in Wonderland
  • Astro Orbitor
  • Autopia
  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
  • Casey Jr. Circus Train
  • Disneyland Railroad
  • Dumbo the Flying Elephant
  • Gadget’s Go Coaster
  • Haunted Mansion
  • Indiana Jones™ Adventure
  • “it’s a small world”
  • King Arthur Carrousel
  • Mad Tea Party
  • Main Street Vehicles
  • Mark Twain Riverboat
  • Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run
  • Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride
  • Peter Pan’s Flight
  • Pinocchio’s Daring Journey
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin
  • Snow White’s Enchanted Wish (a reimagining of Snow White’s Scary Adventures)
  • Space Mountain
  • Splash Mountain
  • Star Tours – The Adventures Continue
  • Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance
  • Surprise Character Sightings
  • Tarzan’s Treehouse
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
  • Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room

Note: Rise of the Resistance will use a virtual queue.

Open Attractions at California Adventure

  • Games of Pixar Pier
  • Goofy’s Sky School
  • Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!
  • Incredicoaster
  • Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind
  • Jessie’s Critter Carousel
  • Jumpin’ Jellyfish
  • Luigi’s Rollickin’ Roadsters
  • Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree
  • Mickey’s PhilharMagic
  • Monsters, Inc. Mike & Sulley to the Rescue!
  • Pixar Pal-A-Round – Non-Swinging
  • Pixar Pal-A-Round – Swinging
  • Radiator Springs Racers
  • Silly Symphony Swings
  • Soarin’ Around the World
  • Surprise Character Sightings
  • The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel’s Undersea Adventure
  • Toy Story Midway Mania!
  • Turtle Talk with Crush

There won’t be Single Rider queues upon reopening and due to current state guidelines, indoor attractions must currently be limited to no more than 15 minutes.


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Reopening Entertainment

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Chewbacca is excited to see guests again at Disneyland. Photo courtesy of Disney Parks Blog

At the time of reopening, entertainment, parades, nighttime spectaculars, character meet and greets, and makeovers at Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique will be suspended.

But, there will be plenty of socially-distanced character interactions throughout the park.

Characters at Disneyland Park

  • Galaxy’s Edge: Rey, Chewbacca, Vi Moradi (find above speeder garage at Black Spire Station); Kylo Ren and Stormtroopers (find them on the platform by TIE Echelon starfighter)
  • Fantasyland’s Royal Theatre: Disney Princesses (like Mulan and Belle)
  • New Orleans Square balconies: Captain Jack Sparrow
  • Frontierland’s Rancho del Zocolo: Miguel from Coco
  • Mickey’s Toontown: Mickey and friends (outside their homes)
  • Main Street, U.S.A.: Mickey and friends (railroad station)

Characters at California Adventure

  • Buena Vista Street’s Carthay Circle: A variety of characters
  • Pixar Pier: Pixar stars at the Pixar Pier Bandshell and along the pier
  • Hollywood Land: Disney Junior’s Vampirina and Doc McStuffins (Disney Theater); Marvel’s Black Widow, Captain America, Thor, Spider-Man, Black Panther, and Dora Milaje (Hollywood Backlot Stage; they will become regular visitors at Avengers Campus when it opens)
  • Cars Land’s Route 66: Lightning McQueen, Mater, and Red

Visitors will also be able to make reservations for Savi’s Workshop — Handbuilt Lightsabers beginning April 22, 2021. Reservations will be limited. That said, reservations aren’t required for Droid Depot. 

Disneyland Resort VIP Tours will also be available to make for reservations. You can contact Disney Special Activities at DisneylandVIPTours@disney.com or (714) 300-7710.

Which Restaurants Will Be Open?

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First round of ice cream is on us! Photo courtesy of Disneyland

Here is some important dining information before we list which Quick and Table service locations are reopening.

Dining reservations for Table-Service restaurants will be available beginning April 22, 2021 at Disneyland.com or via the Disneyland app. You can make them 60 days in advance.

A dining reservation does not guarantee you park entry. You still must have a valid ticket and theme park reservation.

Upon reopening, character dining, dining packages, and private and in-room dining are not available.

Select Quick-Service spots will also offer Mobile Order, along with Table-Service dining incorporating Mobile Check-In and a Mobile Dine Walk-Up List via the Disneyland app, just like at WDW.

Disneyland Park Dining

  • Bengal Barbecue
  • Café Orleans
  • Churros
  • French Market Restaurant
  • Galactic Grill 
  • Gibson Girl Ice Cream Parlor
  • Ice Cream Carts
  • Jolly Holiday Bakery Café
  • Little Red Wagon
  • Market House
  • Milk Stand
  • Mint Julep Bar 
  • Plaza Inn
  • Popcorn
  • Red Rose Taverne 
  • River Belle Terrace
  • Ronto Roasters
  • Ship to Shore Marketplace
  • Stage Door Café
  • The Tropical Hideaway

California Adventure Dining

  • Adorable Snowman Frosted Treats
  • Angry Dogs
  • Award Wieners
  • Carthay Circle Lounge – Alfresco Dining
  • Churros
  • Cocina Cucamonga Mexican Grill
  • Cozy Cone Motel – Cones 1-3 (Churros, Ice Cream, Cone-coctions)
  • Cappuccino Cart
  • Fiddler, Fifer & Practical Cafe
  • Flo’s V8 Cafe
  • Ghirardelli® Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop
  • Hollywood Lounge
  • Ice Cream Carts
  • Lamplight Lounge
  • Pacific Wharf Distribution Co.
  • Popcorn
  • Poultry Palace
  • Rita’s Baja Blenders
  • Señor Buzz Churros
  • Smokejumpers Grill
  • Sonoma Terrace
  • Studio Catering Co.

Disneyland Shopping

emporium at disneyland

Who wants to shop at Disneyland? Photo courtesy of Disneyland

Keep in mind that there will still be new product launches, but pin trading with lanyards won’t be available and package deliveries to Disneyland Resort hotels will also be temporarily suspended.

Guests are also encouraged to use cashless payment options when purchasing items. These include: debit cards, credit cards, Disney Gift Cards, and tap-to-pay cards.

These are the stores that will be open come April 30:

Shopping Available at Disneyland Park

  • Adventureland Bazaar
  • Balloons
  • Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique (makeovers unavailable)
  • Black Spire Outfitters
  • Candy Palace and Candy Kitchen
  • Creature Stall
  • Cristal d’Orleans
  • Crystal Arts
  • Disney Clothiers, Ltd.
  • Disney Showcase
  • Disneyana
  • Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities
  • Droid Depot
  • Emporium
  • First Order Cargo
  • Glow Carts
  • “it’s a small world” Toy Shop
  • Kaman’s Art Shoppe
  • Le Mascarade d’Orleans
  • Little Green Men Store Command
  • The Mad Hatter in Fantasyland
  • Main Street Magic Shop
  • Pieces of Eight
  • Pioneer Mercantile
  • Savi’s Workshop – Handbuilt Lightsabers
  • The Star Trader
  • Toydarian Toymaker

Shopping Open at California Adventure

  • Balloons
  • Bing Bong’s Sweet Stuff
  • Collector’s Warehouse
  • Disneyland Backlot Premiere Shop
  • Elias & Co.
  • Glow Carts
  • Kaman’s Art Shoppe
  • Kingswell Camera Shop
  • Knick’s Knacks
  • Off the Page
  • Paradise Pier Sunglass Cart
  • Ramone’s House of Body Art
  • Rushin’ River Outfitters
  • Seaside Souvenirs
  • Studio Store
  • Trolley Treats

Oh, and how could we forget to mention that Avengers Campus is opening June 4, 2021, so there will be plenty to experience!


Will your favorite attraction be open Disneyland and California Adventure on April 30th? Tell us in the comments on our Facebook page!


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