• On Mar 21, 2018
    Molly from MN Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Now that Bugs Land is closed will there be much for toddlers to do at Disney California Adventure? And can a child under 40 inches ride Radiator Springs if with an adult?

    Greetings Molly!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel. Our family, like yours, will be sad to see "a bug's land" close this summer. I have so many memories of my son frolicking with Flik and chew-chewing with Heimlich. Rest assured there are still plenty of fun activities, attractions, and entertainment options for toddlers in Disney California Adventure Park.

    Unfortunately, children under 40" are not allowed to ride Radiator Springs Racers even if accompanied by an adult. If your little one is 32" or taller they can definitely ride Mater's Junkyard Jamboree and Luigi's Rollickin' Roadsters in Cars Land. My toddler son loves both of these attractions so much as well as meeting his favorite residents of Radiator Springs like Tow Mater and Lightning McQueen.

    Little ones also will love the classic Disney California Adventure attractions like The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel's Undersea Adventure and Monsters, Inc. Mike & Sulley to the Rescue! These also tend to have short wait times, so we like to experience them multiple times in the same day. Over in Hollywood Land my son has a blast partying with his favorite Characters at the Disney Junior Dance Party! Around here you can usually meet some of these Disney Junior pals also, so keep an eye on the Disneyland app for these Character greeting locations and times.

    This spring our favorite nighttime parade, Paint the Night, returns to Disney California Adventure Park. Even as a one year old my son was mesmerized by the dazzling lights and music, so I can't wait him to experience this now as a three year old. Your toddler will absolutely be amazed!

    I hope this helps, and have a magical day!
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Meet the Panelist: Jennifer, New Mexico

Hi there!  I'm Jennifer from Albuquerque, New Mexico. I am a toddler mom, military wife, and dentist who is constantly inspired by Disney. One of my greatest pleasures is helping others experience the magic of a Disney vacation! I can't wait to answer your questions so that you can easily explore the worlds of yesterday, tomorrow, and fantasy at the Disneyland Resort. Learn More About Jennifer

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