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The Finest Hours

Gravity Falls airs its final episode.


The Jungle Book

Darkwing Duck returns in comic book form (again).

Captain America: Civil War

Alice Through the Looking Glass


Shanghai Disney Resort opens.

Finding Dory

Adventures in Babysitting


Elena of Avalor

Gravity Falls: Journal 3

Pete's Dragon

The Light Between Oceans

Queen of Katwe

Milo Murphy's Law

Doctor Strange


Rogue One

The following is an overview of Disney-related events that occurred in the year 2016.

Theatrical releases

Feature films




Series finales



  • May 10 - Disney closes down Avalanche Software only to be revived by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment the following year.

Behind the scenes

  • July - Production begins on the Disney Channel Original Movie Descendants 2.

Theme parks and resorts

Cruise ships



Graphic novels

Reprint collections


Video games

Home video releases

DVD and Blu-ray releases

DVD only releases

Character debuts




  1. http://www.square-enix.co.jp/music/sem/page/kh/concert/
  2. "Disneyland Closing Attractions to Make Way for "Star Wars Land"". 
  3. "Could Hong Kong Disneyland's Mickey and the Wondrous Book be Coming to Disneyland Paris to Replace Animagique?". 
  4. "Forest of Enchantment - DLP - 10th Feb-8th May 2016". 
  5. "Luigi’s Rollickin’ Roadsters to Open March 7 at Disney California Adventure Park". 
  6. "Experience Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show One More Time at Disney's Hollywood Studios". 
  7. "Super Hero HQ to close at Disneyland, Spider-Man and Captain America relocating to California Adventure in April". 
  8. "Mama Melrose’s and MuppetVision 3D to turn into new area Muppet’s Courtyard at Disney’s Hollywood Studios". 
  9. "'Finding Dory' Ride Coming to Tokyo Disney Resort in 2017". 
  10. "New Stage Musical ‘Frozen – Live at the Hyperion’ Opens May 27, 2016, at Disney California Adventure Park". 
  11. "Soarin’ Around the World Coming to Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resorts". DisneyParks Blog. Disney (16 August 2015). Retrieved on 29 February 2016.
  12. "‘Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire’ Begins June 17 at Magic Kingdom Park". 
  13. "Frozen Ever After Attraction & Royal Sommerhus Set to Open at Epcot June 21". 
  14. https://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2015/09/all-new-frozen-inspired-stage-musical-coming-to-disney-california-adventure-park-in-2016/
  15. "“Muppet Mobile Lab” Character Experience Will Return to Epcot This Week". 
  16. Comic Book Resources: Scott Tipton to Adapt Paul Rudish's Mickey Mouse Shorts to Comics for IDW Publishing
  17. Comic Book Resources: ECCC Exclusive: IDW Kicks Off New Disney Line With "Mickey's Craziest Adventures"