Here we list the basic descriptions -- or "what is is" -- each attraction at Disneyland:

Disneyland What it is
Attraction What It Is
Adventureland Treehouse (Opens 2023) Walkable Treehouse
Alice in Wonderland Track ride in the dark
Astro Orbitor Very mild midway-type thrill ride
Autopia Drive-'em-yourself miniature cars
Believe... In Holiday Magic Holiday-themed Fireworks Show
Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique Princess Makeover Experience
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad Tame roller coaster with exciting special effects
The Bootstrappers Pirate-themed Musical Act
Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters Space-travel interactive dark ride
Candlelight Processional Holiday Music Show
Casey Jr. Circus Train Miniature-train ride
Celebrate Gospel! Live Gospel Music
CenTOONial Park (Opens March 8, 2023) Play Area
Chip 'n' Dale’s GADGETcoaster (Opens March 8, 2023) Kiddie Coaster
A Christmas Fantasy Parade Christmas Parade
Dapper Dans Barbershop Quartet
Davy Crockett's Explorer Canoes Scenic canoe ride
The Dickens Yuletide Band Holiday Music
Disney Gallery Art Gallery
Disneyland Band at Main Street, U.S.A. Disneyland's Own Town Band
Disneyland Band at Tomorrowland Disneyland's Own Town Band
Disneyland Monorail Scenic transportation
Disneyland Railroad Main Street Station Scenic railroad ride to New Orleans Square
Disneyland Railroad Mickey's Toontown Scenic railroad ride to Tomorrowland
Disneyland Railroad New Orleans Square Station Scenic railroad ride to Mickey's Toontown
Disneyland Railroad Tomorrowland Station Scenic railroad ride to Main Street U.S.A.
Disneyland Resort All-American College Band Live Band
The Disneyland Story presenting Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln Nostalgic exhibits documenting the Disney success story followed by an audio-animatronic patriotic presentation
Disney's Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky (Temporarily Closed - Reopens on July 3, 2023) Fourth of July Fireworks
Donald’s Duck Pond (Opens March 8, 2023) Splash Pad
Droid Depot Buy and Build a Droid
Dumbo the Flying Elephant Disney-fied midway ride
Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room Audio-animatronic Pacific Island musical show
Fantasmic! Nighttime Stage/Fireworks Show
Farley the Fiddler Fiddle Performer
Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage Simulated submarine ride
Flag Retreat Ceremony Flag ceremony honoring Veterans
Frontierland Shootin' Exposition Electronic shooting gallery
Golden Horseshoe Piano Player Live Piano
Goofy’s How-To-Play Yard (Opens March 8, 2023) Play Area
Halloween Screams Halloween-themed Fireworks
Haunted Mansion (Temporarily Closed - Reopens on February 10, 2023) Indoor haunted-house ride
Indiana Jones Adventure (Temporarily Closed - Reopens in the future) Motion-simulator dark ride
"it's a small world" World brotherhood-themed indoor boat ride
"it's a small world" Encanto Projection Projection Show
"it's a small world" Holiday Lighting Holiday Light/Projection Show
Jambalaya Jazz Live Jazz Band
Jungle Cruise A Disney outdoor-adventure boat ride
King Arthur Carrousel Merry-go-round
Mad Tea Party Midway-type spinning ride
"Magic Happens" Parade (Temporarily Closed - Reopens on February 24, 2023) Parade with Disney characters and music.
Main Entrance Entrance to the Happiest Place on Earth
Main Street Cinema Vintage Disney cartoons
Main Street Piano Player Ragtime Piano Player
Main Street Vehicles One-way rides from Town Square to the Castle
The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh Indoor track ride
Mark Twain Riverboat Scenic boat ride
Matterhorn Bobsleds Roller coaster
Meet Disney Princesses at Royal Hall Princess Meet-and-Greet
Meet Tinker Bell at Pixie Hollow Tinkerbell and Friends Meet-and-greet
Mickey and Friends Band-Tastic Cavalcade Small Parade
Mickey and Friends Cavalcade Short Parade
Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway Ride Through Mickey Mouse Cartoons
Mickey’s Birthday Cavalcade Short Parade
Mickey's House and Meet Mickey (Temporarily Closed - Reopens on March 8, 2023) Walk-through tour of Mickey's House and Movie Barn, ending with a personal visit with Mickey
Mickey's Mix Magic Projections and Fireworks
Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run Super-advanced flight simulator
Minnie's House (Temporarily Closed - Reopens on March 8, 2023) Walk-through exhibit
Mr. Toad's Wild Ride Track ride in the dark
Pearly Band Live Band
Peter Pan's Flight Indoor fantasy-adventure ride
Pinocchio's Daring Journey Track ride in the dark
Pirate's Lair on Tom Sawyer Island Walk-through exhibit and rustic playground
Pirates of the Caribbean A Disney indoor-adventure boat ride
Ride of the Headless Horseman Spooky Guy on a Horse
Roger Rabbit's Car Toon Spin (Temporarily Closed - Reopens on March 8, 2023) Track ride in the dark
Royal Coronation Ceremony Princess-themed Stage Show
Royal Street Bachelors Jazz Trio
The Royal Swing Big Band Ball Swing Dancing
Sailing Ship Columbia Scenic boat ride
Savi's Workshop Store for Handbuilt Lightsabers
Silver Dollar Six Live Music
Sleeping Beauty Castle Walkthrough Walkthrough exhibit
Snow White’s Enchanted Wish Track ride in the dark
Snowfall along Rivers of America Snow!
Space Mountain Roller coaster in the dark
Splash Mountain Water-flume adventure boat ride
Star Tours: The Adventures Continue Space-flight simulation ride
Star Wars Launch Bay (Temporarily Closed - Reopens in the future) Movie Exhibits and Character Greetings
Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Unique, multi-faceted attraction
Starcade Standard Arcade
Stitch's Interplanetary Beach Party Blast Dance party.
Storybook Land Canal Boats Scenic boat ride
Storytelling at Royal Theatre Interactive Storytelling Show
The Straw Hatters Ragtime Band
Tale of the Lion King Musical Stage Show
The Suffragettes Show
Tiana's Bayou Adventure (Opens Late 2024) Log Flume
Tomorrowland Terrace Presents Local Bands play in Tomorrowland
Trash Can Trio Garbage-can Musical Act
Wintertime Enchantment at Sleeping Beauty's Winter Castle Castle-lighting Show
Wondrous Journeys Fireworks and Projections

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