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Pixar Pier / Paradise Park

(Formerly Paradise Pier)

 

 

Pixar Pier

Paradise Pier is becoming Pixar Pier, including more Toy Story, plus The Incredibles, Inside Out and more! Read more

California Screamin' will become The Incredicoaster, Mickey's Fun Wheel will become Pixar Pal-A-Round & the Games of the Boardwalkwill get more Pixar characters, and Ariel's Grotto & the Cove Bar will become the Lamplight Lounge. Construction began 01/08/18 and the new land is set to debut 06/23/18! Read more

05/23/18 - ARTICLE: Take a Tour of the Four Neighborhoods Coming to Pixar Pier
03/12/18 - ARTICLE: New Details, Concept Art for Paradise Pier
06/20/18 - ARTICLE: Disney Shares Details on the Soundtrack for the Incredicoaster


 

Pixar Pier and Paradise Park line the waters of Paradise Bay. Pixar Pier features several neighborhoods themed to your favorite Pixar movies, including The Incredibles, Toy Story, and more. Paradise Park includes the remants of California's salute to the seaside amusement parks and boardwalks of old.

 

At night the whole area lights up with and Paradise Bay comes to life with the fountains of World of Color.

 

Pixar Pier officially opens 06/23/18!

 

 


 

Pixar Pier Attractions

 

Toy Story Midway Mania

 

 

Grab a pair of 3-D glasses and you're on your way, taking aim at the targets at the game booths you encounter along the way. Cheering you on will be Woody, Buzz, Rex, Hamm and the Green Army Men. Find a hidden target and you'll rack up even more points as you compete for the highest score. The targets and weapons vary, from rings to darts to baseballs. This ride is all about the details and not a single one was overlooked.

toy story mania


Incredicoaster (formerly California Screamin') - Reopening 06/23/18

 


What looks like a classic wooden roller coaster, is anything but. Go on an adventure with The Incredibles as Edna Mode's day of babysitting Jack-Jack gets out of hand!

 

Artist rendering

 

The whole Parr family gets in on the action as they attempt to catch the littlest super.

 

Artist rendering

 

Look for a new show elements throughout the attraction, including in the "scream tunnels"!

 

Sample of the updated ride vehicles


 




Games of the Boardwalk - Reopening 06/23/18

 

 

A midway area filled with old-fashioned games of luck, chance and skill. There is a separate charge to play any of the midway games, usually $2.50 per game. Prizes are rewarded and small prizes may be traded up. Games include: Bullseye Stallion Stampede, Heimlich Candy Corn Toss, Wall-E Space Spin, and La Luna Star Catcher. For younger guests, La Luna Star Catcher is a great choice because you're always a winner at that game!

 

Artist rendering

 


Jessie's Critter Carousel (Formerly King Triton's Carousel) - Opening 2019

 

After being greeted by a giant-sized Jessie, climb aboard one of several adorable animals that she has corraled for you to ride.

 

Artist rendering

 

Imagineering models

 



Pixar Pal-A-Round (Formerly Mickey's Fun Wheel) - Reopening 06/23/18

 

Ride along with some of your favorite Pixar friends on this ferris wheel which offers spectacular views and thrills. There are two types of gondolas and two separate lines. The stationary gondolas do not rock, the swinging gondolas slide and rock back and forth along the spokes of the sun wheel. Guests that are prone to motion sickness or scared of heights, should avoid this attraction. During inclement weather this attraction may not be operating.

 

 

Artist rendering



 



 


 

Paradise Park Attractions

Golden Zephyr

 

 

Rockets take you for a spin over Paradise Bay. The metallic spaceships were inspired by classic sci-fi stories such as Buck Rogers and Flash Gordon. During inclement weather (or even a slight breeze) this attraction may not be operating.


Jumpin' Jellyfish

 

Head "under the sea" and float like a jellyfish on this kid-friendly parachute ride. You'll soar 40 feet in the air and float back down through the colorful kelp garden.

 


Goofy's Sky School

 

 

Inspired by the 1940 cartoon short, "Goofy's Glider", this coaster follows Goofy's attempts to teach a group of novice pilots how to fly. Learn to fly the Goofy way!

 

 

 


Silly Symphony Swings

 

Silly Symphony Swings is Inspired by the classic 1935 Mickey Mouse cartoon short, "The Band Concert". Guests board the swings for a leisurely ride serenaded by the Band playing “The William Tell Overture” (aka The Lone Ranger Theme) conducted by Maestro Mickey. Everything seems fine until a tornado hits the orchestra and Donald Duck takes over (which can only mean trouble).

Silly Symphony Swings


The Little Mermaid - Ariel's Undersea Adventure

 

The ride is a classic “dark-ride” type attraction for the whole family where guests sit in clam-shaped vehicles along an Omnimover track through the different scenes of The Little Mermaid film.

 

The Little Mermaid - Ariel's Undersea Adventure

 

There are a number of special effects with lighting and temperature making guests feel as though they have actually gone under water.  In addition, state-of-the-art audio-animatronics bring some of the classic characters such as Ariel, Sebastian, and Ursula to life.


Stores/Shopping

Bing Bong's Sweet Stuff - saltwater taffy, rainbow cotton candy, and other sweet treats

Knick's Knacks - Pixar themed clothing and other merchandise

Embarcadero Gifts - Little Mermaid merchandise

Seaside Souvenirs - Hats, pins, and other souvenirs

Character Greetings

Toy Story

Meet your favorite Toy Story characters in Paradise Pier.

 

Due to construction on Paradise Pier, guests can meet Toy Story characters near the Sunset Showcase Theater in Hollywood Land.

 

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