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Disneyland Reopening Information | April 30, 2021

Information on Disneyland Reopening and Ticket Sales for 2021

Disneyland in Anaheim California closed in March 2020 due to state guidelines in conjunction with the outbreak of Covid-19. Great news Disneyland is reopening April 30th, 2021.  Here is the Information you will need for all things related to Disneyland Reopening.

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Check the Disneyland Reservation Availability Calendar here:

In this Blog Post:
Key Dates to Remember
How to Make a Reservation
Park Hours
Open Dining
Open Attractions


To enter both Disneyland Resort and Disney California Adventure Parks you will need both a valid paid Park ticket and an Advance Reservation for a specific date prior to your visit.

  •  Ages 3 and up will need a ticket and reservation
  • You will need a Valid Theme Park admission in order to make a Reservation.
  • Open to California Residents ONLY!
  • Theme Park Reservation system will open April 12th
  • Limited Availability 
  • Groups no Larger than 3 households

To accommodate as many types of ticket holders as possible, park reservations for select dates may be made available on a rolling basis. Ticket calendars will be updated on a rolling basis. Check for updated availability.

Key dates to remember

  • April 9: If you currently hold a theme park ticket, you can check available days for your 1-day ticket type beginning April 9 on Disneyland.com/ParksUpdates.
  • April 12: The theme park reservation system will open no earlier than 8 a.m. PT on April 12 and guests who already have valid theme park tickets may begin making park reservations.
  • April 15: Theme park ticket sales will resume no earlier than 8 a.m. PT on April 15, and guests without park tickets may begin purchasing tickets and making park reservations.

How to Make a Park Reservation

Log into your Disney account first to link valid tickets before going to the Reservation System.

  1. Once you have Valid Theme Park Tickets linked to your account go to the Reservation System.
  2. Create Your Party.
  3. Select the Day and Theme Park you would like to visit
  4. Review and Confirm your visit.

Photo: Disney Parks Blog

Guests with Park Hopper tickets may choose, pending availability, which theme park to start their day, when making their theme park reservations, and then will be able to visit the other park beginning at 1 p.m. that day. Guests with multi-day tickets will be required to make a separate park reservation for each day they plan to visit the theme parks.

Park Hours

Upon reopening, daily park hours for Disneyland park and Disney California Adventure park are currently planned to be 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Visit Disneyland.com for operating hours on the day you wish to visit, as they are subject to change.

Parking: Theme park parking will be available at the Mickey & Friends and Pixar Pals parking structures, located off Disneyland Drive.

What will be Open

At this time Disneyland has announced that there will not be any shows, fireworks or parades. 


For a contactless and cashless experience, our mobile order service — available exclusively on the Disneyland App* — makes it easy for you to plan ahead, order, and pay for food and beverages at most quick service restaurants inside the theme parks. 

In order to foster physical distancing during this time, we will plan to reopen dining bookings for select locations on April 22, with limited capacity. You will be able to book your dining reservation 60 days in advance on Disneyland.com or with the Disneyland App, subject to availability. Tip: Be sure to have the latest version of the app downloaded and installed on your mobile device.

OPEN Locations that Offer Gluten Free food:
(the * means reservations required)

For more info about Gluten Free Food Allergies Menus at Disneyland I suggest reading:
Disneyland Gluten Free Menu |  2021


  • Bengal Barbeque (mobile order)
  • Cafe Orleans*
  • French Market Restaurant (mobile order)
  • Galactic Grill (mobile order)
  • Gibson Girl Ice Cream (mobile order)
  • Ice cream Carts
  • Jolly Holiday Bakery and Cafe (mobile order)
  • Market House (aka Starbucks)
  • Milk Stand (mobile order)
  • Mint Julep Bar (mint julep drink) (mobile order)
  • Plaza Inn (mobile order)
  • Popcorn
  • Red Rose Taverne (mobile order)
  • River Belle Terrace*
  • Ronto Roasters (mobile order)
  • Ship to Store Marketplace 
  • Tropical Hideaway (mobile order)

Disney California Adventure:

  • Adorable Snowman Frosted Treats (mobile order)
  • Award Wieners (mobile order)
  • Carthay Circle Lounge*
  • Cocina Cucamonga Mexican Grill (mobile order)
  • Cappuccino Cart (mobile order)
  • Fiddler, Fifer & Practical Cafe (aka Starbucks)
  • Flo's V8 cafe (mobile order)
  • Ghiradelli Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop
  • Ice Cream Carts
  • Lamplight Lounge*
  • Popcorn
  • Poultry Palace
  • Rita's Baja Blenders (mobile order through Cocina Cucamonga)
  • Smokejumpers Grill (mobile order)
  • Sonoma Terrace (mobile order)

OPEN Attractions

NO MAXPASS, NO FASTPASS and NO Single Rider lines


  • 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
  • Space Mountain
  • Splash Mountain
  • Star Tours – The Adventures Continue
  • Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance - will utilize virtual queue, more details to come
  • Surprise Character Sightings
  • Tarzan’s Treehouse™
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
  • Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room

Disney 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

Please check Disneyland.com to learn important details about health and safety measures prior to your arrival, such as the requirement for temperature checks and for all guests, ages 2 and older, to wear an appropriate face covering. They will continue to keep the well-being of guests and cast members in the forefront of planning and look forward to welcoming you back to the Disneyland Resort!

For more info about Food Allergies at Disneyland I suggest reading these articles: 

Disneyland Gluten Free Menu |  2021

Visiting Disneyland with Food Allergies 

Gluten Free at Disneyland Community