Everything That Will Be CLOSED in Disneyland in 2023

Are you planning to visit Disneyland in 2023? Then you’ll need to know about a few major CLOSURES happening in the parks!

Snow-topped Sleeping Beauty Castle in Disneyland

From popular rides to fan-favorite restaurants, there are several closures happening at both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. Never fear — we’ve got a full list of everything that’ll be closed in the parks in 2023 so that you can find all the information you’ll need for your upcoming trip.

Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway

Closure Date: Now – January 26th; reopening on January 27th

Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway is making its West Coast debut on January 27th to celebrate The Walt Disney Company’s 100th anniversary!

Disney’s Toontown

Toontown won’t open until March, but this ride will be available a bit earlier. It will be housed in the El CapiTOON Theater.

Click here to learn more about Disney’s 100th anniversary celebrations.

Mickey’s Toontown

Closure Date: Now – March 8th, 2023

Disney has announced an ambitious reimagining of Mickey’s Toontown,” which will reopen on March 8, 2023along with the addition of the new Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway attraction.


In the meantime, the following attractions are unavailable to guests while Toontown is closed:

  • Chip ‘n Dale Treehouse
  • Donald’s Boat
  • Gadget’s Go Coaster
  • Goofy’s Playhouse
  • Mickey’s House AND Meet Mickey
  • Minnie’s House
  • Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin

Get a first look at Disney’s reimagining of Mickey’s Toontown here!

Tarzan’s Treehouse

Closure Date: Now – February 11th, 2023

Tarzan’s Treehouse in Disneyland’s Adventureland is currently closed for a retheming. Disney has revealed that the attraction will pay tribute to the original treehouse Walt Disney and his Imagineers built in 1962 for the movie Swiss Family Robinson. It will return in a “fresh, new way”at Disneyland park in 2023.

Tarzan’s Treehouse under construction

The Adventureland Treehouse will show “wondrous new environments created amongst the branches of a giant tree on the shores of the Jungle River.” Guests will also be able to enter by the giant waterwheel and go up the wood rope stairways into the tree.

Inside the treehouse, you will find rooms that the family created in this new story. The mother will have a music den, the son a nature room, and the daughter an astronomer’s loft. All of these things are made with found objects, natural resources, and “pure ingenuity.”

See MORE concept art for the retheming of the Adventureland Treehouse HERE!

Indiana Jones Adventure

Closure Date: Now – Spring 2023

This popular ride closed on January 9th, 2023.

Indiana Jones Adventure

Disney hasn’t announced a specific reopening date, but they have said it’ll reopen sometime in the spring of this year.

“it’s a small world”

Closure Date: January 9th, 2023 – January 20th, 2023

Disneyland’s “it’s a small world” closed on January 9th as Disney is removing the holiday overlay.

“it’s a small world” Disneyland

It will reopen on January 20th, 2023, as the normal “it’s a small world” (without the holiday overlay).

Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln

Closure Date: January 9th, 2023 – January 26th, 2023

Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln closed on January 9th, 2023.

Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln

This attraction, which features “next-generation audio-animatronics technology,” will reopen on January 26th, 2023.

The Disneyland Gallery

Closure Date: January 9th, 2023 – January 26th

The Disneyland gallery showcases “Disney-inspired art by contemporary artists” along with “historic and rare theme park concept renderings, models, and memorabilia.”

Disneyland art

It closed on January 9th and will reopen on the 26th.

Grizzly River Run

Closure Date: January 9th, 2023 – Spring 2023

This water ride closed on January 9th for refurbishments.

Grizzly River Run

Disney hasn’t announced a specific reopening date, but we do know that it’ll reopen in the spring 2023.

Fairfax Market

The Fairfax Market snack kiosk in Disney California Adventure closed on January 9th, 2023.


Disney announced that it will reopen on January 29th.

Learn more about Fairfax Market here.

Radiator Springs Racers

Closure Date: January 17th, 2023 – January 24th

Radiator Springs Racers will close in Disney California Adventure on January 17th, 2023.

Radiator Springs Racers

The popular ride is scheduled to reopen on January 16th, 2023.

Mickey’s PhilharMagic

Closure Date: January 24th – February 4th

The Mickey’s PhilharMagic show is going to close on January 24th for some refurbishments.

Mickey’s PhilharMagic

It’ll reopen on February 4th, 2023.

Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind

Closure Date: January 30th – February 10th

The Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind is located on Pixar Pier at Disney California Adventure. It’s scheduled to close on January 30th, 2023.

Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind

The ride is going to reopen again on February 10th.

Haunted Mansion

Closure Date: January 30th – February 10th

Haunted Mansion gets a festive overlay each holiday season, but that overlay is being removed later this month. Haunted Mansion Holiday will close on January 30th, 2023.

Haunted Mansion

The attraction is scheduled to reopen as the normal Haunted Mansion ride on February 10th.

French Market Restaurant

Closure Date: February 17th – TBA

This Disneyland restaurant is closing permanently on February 17th, 2023, in order to make way for the NEW Tiana’s Palace restaurant. The new spot will feature food inspired by Disney’s The Princess and the Frog.

The inside of the restaurant.

Disney hasn’t announced a specific opening date for the new restaurant yet, but it’ll be sometime this year.

Click here to learn more about Tiana’s Palace.

Mint Julep Bar

Closure Date: February 17th – TBA

The Mint Julep Bar will also be closed as Disneyland works on the Tiana’s Palace restaurant, but it’s going to reopen as part of the new restaurant.

There’s fruit in our Mint Julep!

So don’t worry — you’ll still be able to buy the fan-favorite drinks and Mickey beignets at this spot once it returns!

Splash Mountain

Closure Date: Not yet announced

Splash Mountain will close at an as-yet-unannounced date to be transformed into a Princess and the Frog-themed attraction!

Splash Mountain in Disneyland

Get ready for Tiana’s Bayou Adventure to open in late 2024! Disney has shared that the reimagined attraction will pick up the story of The Princess and the Frog after the final kiss, and join Princess Tiana and Louis on a musical adventure – featuring some of the powerful music from the film – as they prepare for their first-ever Mardi Gras performance.”

Read all about the Tiana’s Bayou Adventure HERE!

We’ll continue to update this post as more closures are announced. Stay tuned to DFB for more updates on all the latest Disney news.

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