Walt Disney World
Refurbishments/Closings

What attractions will be closed during your visit to Walt Disney World?
Check our refurbishment/closings listing below.

Welcome to our revamped Refurbishments/Closings page!

This list shows which attractions and other Walt Disney World resort areas are closed for refurbishment (or for some other reason).

The list is organized by theme park and resorts, in order of the start date of the refurbishment projects. You can also customize the page to see those closings that most interest you:


  • Search on the TYPE of refurbishment or closing -- short-term vs permanent closure, for example.

  • Use the Starting Date and Ending Date fields for tailor-made results showing what's closed during your vacation.

  • Choose a particular theme park to get results for just one park.

  • Change the way results are displayed by sorting on Project End Date.


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ANIMAL KINGDOM

Kali River Rapids
Asia
  1/3/2017 - 2/13/2017

MAGIC KINGDOM

Walt Disney World Monorail System

The Walt Disney World Resort Monorail System is undergoing refurbishment and may be on modified service and/or routes. If you plan to use this form of transportation during your visit, check to be sure of the best option available, as alternative transportation options will be available.
  Now - Through February 2017
The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains Tour
Main Street USA
  1/1/2017 - 2/28/2017
Walt Disney World Railroad
Main Street USA
  1/9/2017 - 3/2/2017
Hall of Presidents
Liberty Square
  1/17/2017 - 6/29/2017

DISNEY SPRINGS

Planet Hollywood
The West Side
Planet Hollywood will be transformed into a four-story stargazing observatory to "match the design aesthetic of Disney Springs." The interior will feature spherical, planet-shaped lighting fixtures and will create a welcoming atmosphere for fans to celebrate a new generation of superstar entertainers, while retaining the old movie memorabilia. There will be a new outdoor terrace and an outdoor bar space called Stargazers that will feature live entertainment. The main dining room will include a DJ. Planet Hollywood's renovations will be completed in 2016.
  Early 2015 - Early 2017
Fulton's Crab House Becomes Paddlefish
The West Side
  4/4/2016 - Early 2017

RESORTS

Wilderness Lodge
Disney's Wilderness Lodge and Villas

General resort refurbishments, construction work in multiple areas. Certain pathways and the nature trail will be unavailable. It was recently announced that construction would also begin soon on new waterfront cabins and deluxe DVC accommodations. In addition to the Disney Vacation Club project, other guest areas within Disney's Wilderness Lodge are scheduled to undergo substantial enhancements and refurbishment, including new recreation and food and beverage options. More information and project details will be shared at a later date.
  10/2/2015 - 2017
Dolphin
WDW Dolphin Hotel

The first phase of the Dolphin Hotel room renovations will begin in 2016, with the entire room project currently scheduled to be completed by the end of 2017.
  Early 2016 - Late 2017
Wilderness Lodge
Cub's Den Children's Activity Center

  1/3/2016 - Through 2017
Animal Kingdom Lodge - Kidani Village
Soft Goods Refurbishment

  7/15/2016 - 1/31/2017
Beach Club
Convention Center

  Fall 2016 - 2/1/2018
Yacht Club
Convention Center Expansion Work

During this time, Guests may see or hear work in progress and certain pathways may be unavailable. To minimize any disruptions, we will attempt to limit work to 9:00 a.m - 9:00 p.m.
  8/4/2016 - 2/1/2018
Coronado Springs
Hard Goods Refurbishment

  November 2016 - Through 2017
All Star Music
Piano Pool

Guests may use the Calypso Pool near Melody Hall during this refurbishment.
  12/12/2016 - 2/3/2017
Yacht Club
Resort Room Refurbishment

  January 2017 - Mid-Late 2017
Dolphin
Grotto Pool Closure

The Grotto pool will be closed during this time.
  1/2/2017 - 2/15/2017
Old Key West
Sandcastle Pool

  1/2/2017 - 2/24/2017
Caribbean Beach
Trinidad South Village Pool

  1/6/2017 - 3/16/2017
Swan
Disney's Fantasia Gardens Mini Golf

  1/9/2017 - 1/23/2017
Caribbean Beach
Trinidad South Region

Several refurbishment projects are underway. You may see or hear construction specifically around the pirate-themed rooms in Trinidad South. Work will not begin until 9am
  1/9/2017 - 3/16/2017
Pop Century
Hippy Dippy Pool

During this time Guests may use the Computer Pool or Bowling Pool.
  1/13/2017 - 1/20/2017
Port Orleans Riverside
Magnolia Bend Pool

  1/23/2017 - 1/25/2017
Saratoga Springs
Congress Park Pool

  1/30/2017 - 2/2/2017
Beach Club
Stormalong Bay Pool Slide

Pool remains open
  1/30/2017 - 2/10/2017
Pop Century
Hard Goods Refurbishment

  February 2017 - Through 2017
All Star Movies
Fantasia Pool

  2/6/2017 - 2/10/2017
BoardWalk
Garden Pool

Leisure pool at Boardwalk
  2/13/2017 - 2/15/2017
Beach Club
Tidal Pool

The leisure pool at the Beach Club
  2/20/2017 - 2/22/2017
Yacht Club
Admiral Pool

Leisure Pool at Yacht Club
  2/22/2017 - 2/24/2017
BoardWalk
Community Hall Pool

Boardwalk Villas leisure pool
  2/27/2017 - 3/1/2017
Dolphin
WDW Dolphin Lobby

The Dolphin Resort lobby will remain open throughout the renovation with minimal impact to resort guests. The project is currently scheduled to begin in spring 2017 for completion by fall 2017.
  Spring 2017 - Fall 2017
Old Key West
Old Key West Refresh

In an ongoing effort to improve the quality of facilities and offerings, Disney's Old Key West Resort will be undergoing a wholesale refurb. Work most likely to cause a noise impact will be limited to the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This refurbishment is expected to be completed in 2019.
  Spring 2017 - 2019

WATER PARKS

Annual Refurbishment
Typhoon Lagoon (Annual Refurbishment)
  12/25/2016 - 3/11/2017