Fans who miss the Disney California Adventure classic Soarin’ Over California are in luck! Today the Disney Parks Blog announced that the park will be restoring the original film for a limited time.

Update (6/21/2019):

  • Disneyland Resort has announced that Soarin’ Over California’s temporary return has been extended until August 31.
  • Disneyland says: “Due to guest popularity, the epic, aerial adventure Soarin’ Over California has been extended through August 31! This virtual, immersive experience celebrates the beauty and wonder of the Golden State – from San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge to the crashing waves in Malibu.”
  • Plus, as an added bonus Annual Passholders can enjoy an extra hour at Soarin’ Over California after park closing every Thursday night, beginning June 27 through the end of July.
  • Please note, blockout dates apply.

Previously:

  • Soarin’ Over California debuted with the then-named Disney’s California Adventure in 2001 and proved to be such a hit that it was later duplicated in Epcot under the name Soarin’.
  • However, when Shanghai Disneyland opened with a new version of the attraction (named Soaring Over the Horizon), both domestic parks replaced the California film with one that took riders around the world.
  • Now, nearly three years after its closure, Soarin’ Over California will return for a limited time.
  • Currently the original film is slated to run from June 1st through the 30th.
  • Obviously the hope is that Disney California Adventure can use the offering as counterprogramming to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opening across the esplanade later this month.
  • Meanwhile, Soarin’ Around the World will remain uninterrupted at Epcot and will return to the Disneyland Resort after this special presentation.
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