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One of Disney’s Most Beloved Attractions Closing Indefinitely This Summer

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When it comes to classic Disney rides, Disneyland Park is the motherland. Not only is Disneyland Park home to the quintessential rides, but it’s home to the originals.

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Attractions such as the Haunted Mansion, “it’s a small world,” Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Space Mountain, and Pirates of the Caribbean originated in this Disney Park. Truly, Disneyland is the blueprint.

But one attraction is more iconic and recognizable than any other classic: Dumbo the Flying Elephant.

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READ MORE: This Magic Kingdom Attraction May Be In Danger of Closing FOREVER!

Dumbo the Flying Elephant is so iconic it’s been replicated in Magic Kingdom Park, making it an iconic symbol of Disneyland and Walt Disney World.

Not only that, but Dumbo the Flying Elephant has been entertaining Guests since the very beginning when Disneyland Park first opened in 1955.

However, Dumbo’s flight may come to an end soon…

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According to the official Disneyland Resort website, Dumbo the Flying Elephant is closing on July 3. Considering there’s no additional information, we can guess this attraction will close for refurbishment and upkeep.

Inside the Magic recently reported that this closure may be indefinite, seeing as the official Disneyland Resort calendar doesn’t indicate anything past July 4, the day after the initial closure.

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However, there is some good news! Dumbo the Flying Elephant closes on July 3, meaning that Guests have the rest of May and June to enjoy this classic Disneyland attraction.

Stay tuned to Disney Dining for more updates on this developing situation.

About Isabella Reimer

Isabella Reimer grew up visiting Walt Disney World and relocated to Central Florida to be even closer to The Most Magical Place on Earth. She earned her Bachelor’s from Florida State University, where she studied Creative Writing and Women’s Studies. Her biggest hobby is bonding with the ikran at Avatar Flight of Passage, and her retirement plan includes becoming the 1,000 Happy Haunt of the Haunted Mansion.