Disneyland in California has a few surprises for 2016

Posted in Disneyland Park on Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Author: Josh Gilson

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Starting January 11, 2016 and throughout the rest of 2016 at Disneyland Park in California, a few attractions, shows and other areas are being closed. Some for refurbishments, others for permanent closures, but all for the new Star Wars land, opening in the future.

In the meantime, some attractions like the Disneyland Railroad and the world famous Jungle Cruise will give unique, limited-time opportunities to guests visiting those areas. Experience some of your favorite attractions in new ways with photos with the engine of the Disneyland Trains and stories from Jungle Cruise skippers while the ride is closed.

While the Disneyland Railroad is temporarily closed this year, guests at the Main Street and New Orleans Square Train Stations will be able to get up-close with the historic steam engines that have circled Disneyland park for decades, learn about these amazing machines firsthand from our own train engineers and even take a picture with an engine! Each engine will be accompanied by knowledgeable train engineers, who will share fun facts, details on how the engines operate, stories from the history of the Disneyland Railroad and more.

While the world-famous Jungle Cruise undergoes refurbishment early this year, the skippers will still share their stories, adventures and humor with Disneyland park guests in front of the attraction. Join them as they recount tales from their travels while the Jungle Navigation Company headquarters readies for reopening later this year.

Look for these special opportunities and more – including new, limited-time experiences aboard the Mark Twain Riverboat and Sailing Ship Columbia – throughout 2016 at Disneyland Park!

Before the new Star Wars land opens, you can already experience new Star Wars related themed areas during Season of the Force in Tomorrowland at Disneyland Park.

Reference Link(s): Guests to Experience Disneyland Park Attractions in New Ways Throughout 2016

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Josh Gilson

Josh Gilson

Josh is a designer and got an idea one day in May 2015 and locked himself in a room for a month and created Thrillz! A website where users can view, edit, create, review, rate and read about their favorite theme parks, rides, shows and more from all around the world.

As the creator of the Thrillz website, Josh not only loves theme park, he even worked at one, owned by a mouse, in California. He also is a foodie that enjoys popcorn & churros, but is still looking for that perfect theme park burger! Josh currently lives in Austin, Texas, USA. 

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