Walt Disney World

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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Mission:SPACE Refurbishment
Future World East
The attraction, including the Advanced Training Lab, will be closed.
  6/5/2017 - 7/28/2017
Coral Reef Restaurant
Seas with Nemo & Friends
  8/27/2017 - 8/29/2017


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 - 6/30/2017
Hall of Presidents
Liberty Square
  1/17/2017 - 6/29/2017
Liberty Square Riverboat
Liberty Square
  8/1/2017 - 8/10/2017
Splash Mountain
  8/28/2017 - 11/16/2017


Portobello Country Italian Trattoria
The Landing
  4/23/2017 - Fall 2017
Disney Quest
The West Side
  CLOSING - 7/3/2017
Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe

  CLOSING - 8/1/2017


Wilderness Lodge
Trout Pass Pool Bar

  2016 - Through summer 2017
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
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
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.
  10/2/2016 - 7/17/2017
Coronado Springs
Hard Goods Refurbishment

  November 2016 - Through 2017
Yacht Club
Resort Room Refurbishment

  January 2017 - Mid-Late 2017
Wilderness Lodge
Roaring Fork

During the time these areas will be closed the new Geyser Point Pool Bar and Grill will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Territory Lounge will also offer continental breakfast.
  February 2017 - 7/1/2017
Pop Century
Hard Goods Refurbishment

  2/4/2017 - 5/7/2018
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
Art of Animation
Art of Animation General Refurbishment

In an effort to make future visits more magical, Disney's Art of Animation Resort is currently undergoing some refurbishment projects across the Resort. During this time, the Resort will be in full operation with all amenities available, including dining, merchandise and recreation locations. It is possible that construction may be seen or heard, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am.
  4/15/2017 - Until Further Notice
Caribbean Beach
Old Port Royale Food Court, Shutters at Old Port Royale, Cabana Pool Bar and Calypso Trading Post

A variety of dining options will be available for all meals. Centertown will serve breakfast and dinner. Grab 'n' Go options will be available in three island markets: Aruba, Jamaica, and Martinique.
  5/1/2017 - 6/30/2018
Yacht Club
Captain's Grille

During the refurbishment, the Captain's Grille will relocate to Ariel's in the Beach Club.
  5/15/2017 - 9/30/2017