11 Popular Disney Attractions Shut Down This Month

in Tokyo Disneyland

mickey and minnie in front of tokyo disney castle

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If you are planning on visiting Tokyo Disney this month, it is important to know what rides will be open!

Tower of Terror at Tokyo DisneySea
Credit: Tokyo DisneySea

Of course, if you visit any Disney Park around the world, whether that be Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort, Disneyland Paris Resort, and more, it is always possible for rides to unexpectedly break down. When this does happen, Disney is often able to maintain the ride so that it is up and running shortly after. But, there are times when rides could be closed for days, weeks, and even months! These closures are usually expected and are listed on the refurbishment calendar of each Disney Park’s site.

At Tokyo Disney, Guests have the option to see what is being refurbished months in advance, which is very helpful for those looking to plan a trip. If you are ever looking to access that section of the Tokyo Disney site, you can do so by clicking here.

splash mountain tokyo disneyland
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Below, you can see what attractions will be closed throughout May.

Tokyo Disneyland

  • Swiss Family Treehouse

    2022/4/1 – 2022/4/30 – this closure has been extended through to the end of July. It seems it will reopen on August 1, 2022.

  • “it’s a small world”

    2022/4/11 – 2022/4/28

  • Pooh’s Hunny Hunt

    2022/5/9 – 2022/5/21

  • The Enchanted Tiki Room: Stitch Presents “Aloha E Komo Mai!”

    2022/5/23 – 2022/6/1

  • Snow White’s Adventures

    2022/5/25 – 2022/6/8

  • Mark Twain Riverboat

    2022/5/27 – 2022/6/7

mickey and minnie in front of tokyo disney castle
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Tokyo DisneySea

  • Big City Vehicles

    2022/3/1 – TBD

  • Fortress Explorations

    2022/3/1 – 2022/3/31 – this closure has been extended until June 1, 2021.

  • Jasmine’s Flying Carpets

    2022/5/17 – 2022/5/29

  • Ariel’s Playground

    2022/5/19 – 2022/6/6

  • Mermaid Lagoon Theater (King Triton’s Concert)
Tokyo Disney Easter
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As we have previously noted, Tokyo Disney Resort recently made an effort towards inclusivity at its Parks when the Tokyo Disneyland Electrical Parade Dreamlights made its return to the Park with a new welcome message that removes all gendered language. The parade’s triumphant return saw the Disney magic spread across the lands and around Cinderella Castle in the nighttime show. The theme park Resort currently has a COVID-19 passport mandate active for Guests and Cast Members.

Related: Disney Park Releases Full Ride Closure List, 32 Shut-Downs Forthcoming

Similar to the “FastPass” system at Disneyland Paris, Tokyo Disney Resort will launch Disney Premier Access for select attractions from May 19.

The press release from Tokyo Disney Resort reads:

Tokyo Disney Resort® announced that Disney Premier Access will become available on the official Tokyo Disney Resort® App on May 19, 2022. This new digital service provides guests with the convenience of reserving certain Park attractions by using the app while at Tokyo Disneyland® and Tokyo DisneySea® Parks. By using this new service, guests will have more flexibility, be able to customize their visit, and get the most out of their Disney day.

Mickey Mouse at Tokyo Disneyland
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Learn more here.

Would you like to travel to Tokyo Disney? 

The Resort has multiple official hotels, including Disney Ambassador Hotel, Tokyo Disneyland Hotel, Tokyo DisneySea Hotel MiraCosta, Tokyo Disney Celebration Hotel, and the brand-new Tokyo Disney Resort Toy Story Hotel. Neighbor hotels include Tokyo Bay Maihama Hotel, Tokyo Bay Maihama Hotel Club Resort, and Hilton Tokyo Bay.

The Oriental Land Company, in association with The Walt Disney Company, opened Tokyo Disneyland in 1983 as the first Disney Park outside of the United States. The Urayasu, Chiba theme park would eventually be joined by a second gate, Tokyo DisneySea, and a retail complex, Ikspiari.

 

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