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BREAKING NEWS: Very Popular Ride to Close for Most of 2016

First reported by WDW Magic, Disney World will be closing Soarin Over California on January 4, 2016. Soarin will be closed through the summer with no official reopening date currently set. During the lengthy refurbishment, extensive changes will be made to the ride including finalizing the much needed third theater and upgrades to the projection systems which should dramatically improve show quality.

Of course, the most exciting change will be to the film itself as Disney replaces the long running Soarin Over California with Soarin Over the World. The change was first announced at D23 in August. Full details on changes to the ride can be found here.

Sneak Peek! – NEW Soarin’ Around the World

About Chad Nykamp

Husband, father and lover of all things Disney. Like every kid, I loved Disney and the couple trips I took to Disney World in my early years are good memories. But my obsession began in 2004 when we made our first family visit. It's hard to believe that we almost cancelled the trip because it seemed like a lot of work with 3 very little kids. We were hooked by the end of the first day. By day 3 we were planning our next trip back. By day 5 we were doing the math on DVC. And by the end of the vacation everyone was crying the blues that we had to leave. Since then, Disney World has become our favorite vacation destination, a hobby and now a home. We love the detail of the story telling and the memories of time spent with friends and family.