PHOTOS: Memory Orb Wall Installed for Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind Attraction on Pixar Pier at Disney California Adventure

Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind Updates
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Now that Jessie’s Critter Carousel has opened, you might be wondering how long until Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind follows suit. And while there is no opening date for the attraction, we are finally seeing some progress. Here’s an update on Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind on Pixar Pier that will bring you joy.

Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind Update

Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind Updates

Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind Updates

If you’re walking by the upcoming attraction, you’ll catch a slight glimpse at the newly installed shelves and memory orbs from Headquarters from the Inside Out film. For a better look at what’s going on behind the purple construction walls, you’ll want to get to a higher vantage point.

Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind Updates

Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind Updates

This view from Pixar Pal-A-Round has changed drastically since our January update. Cement has been laid down across the area that will house the attraction, and foliage is slowly rolling in too. This is the exit in the photo above.

Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind Updates

Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind Updates

By far the biggest change is the addition of the shelves that hold the memory orbs in Headquarters. In the film, each orb represents a memory and they are colored according to the emotion of that memory; yellow for Joy, blue for Sadness, red for Anger, purple for Fear, and green for Disgust. It looks like some turning gears and such will be installed where we see gaps in the pattern. Sadly the orbs won’t move…

Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind Updates

To the left of the shelves, we can see the foundations for tents that will make up the queue for the attraction. According to the concept art, these tents will be colored to match each of the emotions.

Based on the concept art, there is still a long way to go before this attraction is ready. However, this Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind update gives us joy instead of sadness, maybe because the memory orb wall isn’t just a decal.

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Ciara Trexler

Ciara has been an Annual Passholder of Disneyland Resort for over 18 years and previously worked as a Cast Member for the Walt Disney Travel Company. When she's not writing or visiting the Resort, she can be found traveling, binging Netflix, or cuddling with her cat.

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It won’t be too much longer. Those carnival-style rides are quick to set up and get operational. I think the testing of the system takes longer than the installation lol. Our local park replaced a HUSS Enterprise with a newer modern version (since replacement parts are hard to find for it) and once they had the concrete poured it was about another 2 weeks max and it was open since it was one big piece and then the individual arms and connecting up the rest of it.