When Pixar Pier opens this summer at the Disney California Adventure Park, one of the main new attractions will be the Incredicoaster, a transformation of the former California Screamin' rollercoaster into a ride inspired by Pixar's "The Incredibles" movie, just in time for the June 14 release of "Incredibles 2."

The Incredicoaster will integrate a storyline featuring the characters of the film -- the Parr family will race alongside riders as they attempt to catch baby Jack-Jack.

The ride will be the centerpiece of a complete overhaul of the area formerly known as Paradise Pier, which is being reimagined as a new permanent land, Pixar Pier, and will feature four new neighborhoods inspired by Pixar movies.

In addition to the Incredibles neighborhood that will feature the Incredicoaster, there will be a "Toy Story" neighborhood with a Toy Story-themed carousel. Another neighborhood will be inspired by the film "Inside Out" and will feature a new family-friendly attraction that is scheduled to open at a later date.

A fourth neighborhood will highlight characters from a variety of Pixar stories. For instance, on Mickey's Fun Wheel, each of the 24 gondolas will showcase a different Pixar character (the face of Mickey Mouse remains on the wheel). At the Games of the Boardwalk, new games will include characters from "A Bug's Life," "La Luna" and "Wall-E."

Ariel's Grotto restaurant and the Cove Bar will be transformed into a Pixar-themed lounge.

The remaining areas of the original Paradise Pier -- including Paradise Gardens, Silly Symphony Swings, Jumping Jellyfish, Goofy's Sky School, Golden Zephyr and The Little Mermaid -- Ariel's Undersea Adventure, will remain and become part a new land called Paradise Park.

Prior to the opening of Pixar Pier in summer (a precise date has not been established), a celebration of all things Pixar will begin on April 13 with Pixar Fest, a limited-time event that will include a fireworks show and Pixar-themed parades. Pixar theming will also be integrated into food and beverage items, merchandising and live performances.

An end date for Pixar Fest has not been announced


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