Marvel has been a become a big presence at Disney’s California Adventure which is so exciting for Marvel fans. And now with the announcement of Avengers Campus, an entire Marvel themed land, this presence is going to become even more predominant. Here's your guide to everything Marvel at Disney's California Adventure!
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Avengers Campus- Coming Soon!
Avengers Campus will be home to three attractions: WEB SLINGERS- A Spider-Man Adventure, a new Avengers themed rollercoaster, and the existing Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission- BREAKOUT! attraction which will become part of the new land.
The first attraction to open in Phase One of Avengers Campus is the new Spider-Man themed attraction. Part of what will inspire the attraction and the story of the land will be the creation of a new organization: the Worldwide Engineering Brigade.
The main eatery announced is the Pym Test Kitchen! Just like Ant-Man and The Wasp use “Pym Particles” to grow and shrink anything, Pym Technologies will be growing and shrinking food at this restaurant.
WEB Suppliers is the store in Avengers Campus located across from the WEB building where you can find all your favorite headwear, drinkware, patches, pins and more.
It’s also home to a version of the Spider-Bots that go haywire in WEB SLINGERS: A Spider-Man Adventure- the Spider- Man attraction inside the land. Each Spider-Bot is powered by a remote control and has eight articulated legs that move backward and forward.
And this is just a sampling of what's to come! Read our full guide to Avengers Campus so you can plan your trip!
Attractions & Shows
This is the main event- it can't be missed for any die hard Marvel fans! Make sure you arrive at the parks early and be ready to snag your FastPass for the main Marvel attraction at Disney's California Adventure.
Guardians of the Galaxy- Mission: BREAKOUT!
Rocket is on a thrilling mission to rescue the Guardians from the Collector’s fortress and you’re along for the ride! This attraction, converted from the Tower of Terror, has quickly become a guest favorite with FastPasses running out by the afternoon. Make sure to grab your FastPass early so you don’t miss your chance to see one of Disney’s newest attractions! Make sure to check out our extensive guide on FastPasses if you are new to the parks!
Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Dance Off
You can find this awesome dance party in front of the Guardians of the Galaxy-Mission: BREAKOUT! attraction. The nice thing about this character interaction is it always has consistent times listed on the app and the Disney website since it’s considered a show. Star-Lord, Groot, and Gamora lead a dance party and everyone is welcome to join! Kids love this interaction so don’t miss it if you have little Marvel fans! Make sure to stick around to meet Groot after the dance off!
We have tracked down every character and a rough estimation of their appearance locations and times. As always, we recommend you download the Disneyland app to help you track character times and appearances!
Spider Man & Captain America
Spider Man & Captain America are currently meeting park visitors in rotating schedules at the Brownstone Building in Hollywood Land. Check the park app for the most current daily times. These are the two most reliable character meet and greets with at least one of these characters occupying this space throughout the day and evening.
Black Panther & Black Widow
Black Panther, his royal guard the Dora Milaje, and Black Widow are currently meeting park visitors to the left of the Monsters Inc ride in Hollywood Land. Their appearance times are often listed on the app or on the Disney website. Don’t miss out on the King of Wakanda and the coolest secret agent (ever) on your visit!
To the delight of many Marvel fans, Dr. Strange will be greeting park visitors for a limited time this summer at California Adventure. Make sure to keep your eyes on the Disneyland app to catch a glimpse of the Master of Mystic Arts for the most accurate times. You can find him in Hollywood Land in California Adventure.
You can find Groot typically after the Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Dance Off to do meet and greets. Don’t ask poor Groot to try and sign your autograph book- those hands aren’t meant for holding pens! Groot sometimes appears at other random times throughout the day so keep an eye out for him!
Thor & Gamora
Thor and Gamora are one of our wandering character experiences with no set schedule. If you see them, be sure to follow them to see if you can get a chance for a meet and greet! You can find them wandering around Hollywood Land. Keep an eye on the Disneyland app to find this fantastic duo!
Our favorite trickster can also be found wandering around at random in Hollywood Land. Keep your eyes peeled for this mischievous villain and fan favorite. These wandering characters tend to interact with kids dressed like them (like the recent viral video of Loki and the little girl at California Adventure) so make sure your kids are in costume if they’re fans! As always, keep your eyes on the Disneyland app for Loki!
Guests can now meet Captain Marvel in Hollywood Land in her permanent meeting location at S.H.I.E.L.D. Hangar 12. She is here to stay to help inspire guests to go Higher, Further, Faster as they pose with this awesome super-heroine in front of her jet fighter.
You can fairly easy track down Marvel merchandise throughout the parks but there is one go to spot for ALL things Marvel.
The Collector's Warehouse
You can find this Marvel themed store on the ground floor of the Guardians of the Galaxy- Mission: BREAKOUT! attraction. They have attraction themed souvenirs so you can show off your bravery for taking on this thrilling ride. This store also offers t-shirts, comic books, collectibles, DVDS, and plenty more Marvel merchandise for any dedicated fan.
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