Disneyland in 2020 is all about Marvel and the 65th Anniversary of the Park! While Avengers Campus takes center stage in Summer, we get to see Rise of Resistance in January, and the new Magic Happens Parade in February! Check out everything coming in 2020 and what to know about the upcoming refurbishments to favorite rides!
65th Anniversary of Disneyland in 2020
“To all who come to this happy place, welcome!”- Walt Disney. Opening back in 1955, this year marks the 65th Anniversary of Disneyland. Complete with new merchandise, snacks, and a slew of ride refurbishments, a new land, and more! You can even join in on the fun with a special Online Merchandise event for the 65th Anniversary on July 14, 2020 at 10 am PST and 1 pm EST. Check out the Disneyland Event Page for details.
Rise of the Resistance | January 17 2020
Disneyland opens the Rise of the Resistance January 17th, complete at 18 minutes and with all the flare and drama expected of this premiere Star Wars attraction. Expect crowds. Lots of crowds. We’re anticipating an in-park ride boarding system queue currently like the one set up in Walt Disney World. Check out our Hacks for getting a Rise of Resistance boarding pass!
Magic Happens Parade | February 28 2020
New for 2020 the Magic Happens parade brings tons of new beautiful floats, new stories and a new song. This parade features floats with favorite characters from Frozen, Moana, Coco, Peter Pan, Aladdin, Cinderella, Princess & The Frog, Sword in the Stone, Sleeping Beauty and Pinocchio.
Snow White’s Scary Adventures Gets a NEW ENDING | 2020
Sure to disappoint committed fans to one of Disneyland’s original rides, Snow White’s Scary Adventures, is getting a major overhaul promising a happier ending, and a “less scary” experience. Refurbishment begins January 7, 2020 with plans to open Summer 2020 ahead of the ride’s 65th anniversary on July 17, 2020.
Avengers Campus | Summer 2020
The first phase of the Avengers Campus begins with several amazing experiences ready to explore in Summer 2020.
- WEB Worldwide Engineering Brigade Spiderman Ride
- PYM Test Kitchen
- Strange Sanctum: Doctor Strange Show
- Avengers Meet and Greets
Read all about Avengers Campus in our post here.
Major Disneyland Refurbishments
Indiana Jones Adventure, Haunted Mansion and Snow White’s Scary Adventures are down for refurbishment in 2020 on varied schedules.
Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway | 2023
Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway arrives in Disneyland ToonTown, taking over the space in the “El Capitoon” Theater. Guests can join Mickey and Minnie just in time for a picnic and ride along with the story, that is, until goofy takes over and things go awry. We’ll have to depend on Mickey and Minnie to get us all back on track. For all the details on this new ride check out our post here!