Disney California Adventure® will kick off a superhero-filled summer on May 27, 2017, with the grand opening of Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission BREAKOUT!® The “Guardians of the Galaxy”-themed adventure replaces The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror® in the Hollywood Land area of the theme park. Two other ongoing superhero experiences will be joining Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission BREAKOUT!
- Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Dance Off! – Don’t be surprised if you run into the Guardians of the Galaxy on their way to the Milano, with Star-Lord firing up his old-school boom box to get the party started. Gamora may prefer to stand back and observe, but everyone else is bound to get in the groove and show off their moves during this awesome rock ‘n’ roll bash!
- Super Hero Encounters – For the first time, citizens of Earth will come face-to-face with Groot, one of the Guardians of the Galaxy! You can also step up to meet the First Avenger, Captain America, along with everyone’s favorite web slinger, your friendly neighborhood Spider-Man.
And from May 27 through September 10, 2017, during the Summer of Heroes, Disney California Adventure will offer even more –
- Avengers Training Initiative – Black Widow and Hawkeye assemble young recruits for a series of tests to see if they have what it takes to join the ranks of the Avengers.
- Heroic Encounter: Black Widow – Black Widow will arrive on the scene several times throughout the day in an armored Avengers vehicle for her heroic encounter with park guests.
- Grab a Piece (or Bite) of the Action – All that heroism making you hungry? Want a token as proof of your adventures when you get home? Special themed merchandise and food will be available throughout Hollywood Land.
Marvel contracts with Universal that pre-date the acquisition of Marvel by Disney continue to restrict the use of Marvel intellectual property at Walt Disney World. But HERO UP! The Marvel presence is growing at the Disneyland Resort.