Heading to Walt Disney World? Be in the know about what attractions and locations are currently undergoing, or are scheduled to shortly undergo, refurbishments with this handy Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule. Updated approximately every Wednesday.
Updated July 15, 2015
Magic Kingdom Park
- Monorail: Now through December 2015
- The Walt Disney World® Resort Monorail System will undergo refurbishment and may be on modified service and/or routes. If you plan to use this form of transportation during your visit you will want to check to be sure of the best option available on your specific day of travel, as alternative transportation options will be available.
- Pirates of the Caribbean: June 8 – Sep. 25, 2015
- Liberty Tree Tavern: July 6 – Nov. 19, 2015
- Dream Along with Mickey: July 21 – Aug. 19, 2015
- Liberty Square Riverboat: Aug. 4 – 10, 2015
- Walt Disney World Railroad: Oct. 12 – Nov. 20, 2015
- Disney’s The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains Tour: Oct. 12 – Nov. 20, 2015
- Maelstrom: Closed Permanently Oct. 6, 2014
- Living with the Land: Sept. 8 – 17, 2015
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
- Voyage of the Little Mermaid: Sep. 7 – 10, 2015
- Backlot Tour: Closed Permanently Sept. 28. 2014
- Disney’s Magic of Disney Animation: Closed Permanently July 12, 2015.
- You can now find Mickey Mouse near the Monster’s Inc Meet & Greet Location in the area used for Star Wars Weekends, and Minnie Mouse will be greeting guests in the Chinese Theatre Courtyard area with Chip & Dale. As of now there are no plans to have Baymax and Hiro meeting in a new location.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park
WALT DISNEY WORLD RESORT HOTELS
Disney’s All Star Movies Resort
Disney’s All Star Music Resort
Disney’s All Star Sports Resort
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge – Jambo House
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas
Disney’s Art of Animation Resort
Disney’s Beach Club Resort
- Guest Room Renovations: Oct. 13, 2014 – Aug. 22, 2015
- Guest Rooms will be refurbished with new hard & soft goods. Guests will not be accommodated in the affected areas but it is possible that noise will travel as work progresses between 10:00AM & 4:00PM daily.
Disney’s Boardwalk Villas
Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
Disney’s Contemporary Resort
- Feature Pool: September 8-10, 2015
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
- Fitness Center, Salon and Casitas Leisure Pool: July 5 – Oct. 12, 2015
- Closed for maintenance. During this time, Guests can continue to visit the feature pool and the other two leisure pools at the resort. Additionally, a temporary fitness center will be set up for Guests in the Casitas area.
Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground
Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
- Gasparilla Island Grill: Aug. 23 – Sep. 4, 2015
- During the refurbishment, Beaches Pool Bar will offer breakfast and Mizners will offer grab-and-go options.
Disney’s Old Key West Resort
Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort
- General Construction: December 2013 – Early 2016
- During the time Guests will observe construction taking place and certain pathways and buildings may be unavailable.
- Polynesian East Pool: Mid-April 2015 – Early 2016
- Closed for enhancement. During this time Guests will observe construction taking place and certain pathways and buildings may be unavailable. Noise may be overheard while this work is being completed; however construction will not begin until after 9:00 a.m. The recently renovated Feature Pool will be available weather permitting.
Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter
Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside
Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort
Disney’s Wilderness Lodge & The Villas at Wilderness Lodge
- General Resort Refurbishments: Oct. 2, 2015 – 2017
- Due to multiple resort refurbishment projects Guests will notice construction work in various areas. The Hidden Springs leisure pool area (the leisure pool at The Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge), resort beach, playground, Recreation fire pit and nature trail will be unavailabile. Noise may be overheard while this work is being completed, but construction will not begin until after 9am.
Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts
Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Hotel
- Guest Room Renovations (Swan): Aug. 20, 2014 – TBD
- Renovation work is scheduled to take place between 9am and 7pm daily. No guests will be accommodated in the renovation area as to minimize impact on the guest experience.
AROUND THE WORLD
Downtown Disney Area
- Roadwork on Buena Vista Drive through March 2016
- Due to heavy roadwork, expect delays on Buena Vista Drive. It is recommended that Guests use complimentary Walt Disney World Resort transportation from Parks and Resorts to Downtown Disney and plan to arrive early for reserved dining and entertainment experiences.
- Parking Lots – Entrance 2 – Lots A-G: Dec. 1, 2014 – Aug. 1, 2016
- Loss of parking lot Entrance 2 to Guest/Cast traffic and associated lots A-G in preparation for the construction of Town Center and the East Garage
- Fulton’s Crab House: Jan. 1 – Apr. 1, 2016
- Planet Hollywood: Jan. 1 – June 1, 2016
Golf Courses/Mini Golf