Closures & Refurbishments for Walt Disney World

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Magic Kingdom

Splash Mountain

Permanent Closure

Dates: January 24th — Late 2024
Details: Splash Mountain will close on January 24th, 2023 to reopen as the new Tiana's Bayou Adventure in late 2024.
World Celebration

CommuniCore Hall

Under Construction

Dates: August 31, 2020 — Late 2023
Details: CommuniCore Hall will be housed within the CommuniCore Plaza, and will be the first fully-purpose built structure in FestiTal programing! there will also be a new location in EPCOT called “Mickey and Friends” where you can meet some of your favorite Disney characters!

CommuniCore Plaza

Under Construction

Dates: August 29, 2020 — Late 2023
Details: CommuniCore Plaza will provide an outdoor space where guests can come to relax and experience all that the Festivals have to offer
Disney's Hollywood Studios
Animation Courtyard

Voyage of the Little Mermaid

Seasonal Closure

Dates: March 17, 2020 — TBA
Details: Has not yet reopened since Disney World's temporary closure in 2020; Anticipated reopening date: Not yet known
Beach Club

Beach Club Resort


Dates: June 2023 — Late Fall 2023
Details: Beach Club will be undergoing updates and renovations.

BoardWalk Inn


Dates: June 5, 2021 — Late 2023
Details: Addition of the new Cake Bake Shop. The Inn itself is undergoing a transformation, as well. “Light and airy touches” will (as Disney says) “reinvigorate” the hotel’s lobby, lounge, and guest rooms.
Fort Wilderness

Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground


Dates: July 15, 2023 — In 2024
Details: 350 Cabins at the Fort Wilderness Campgrounds will be completely renovated and adopted into the Disney Vacation Club offerings.
Grand Floridian


Dates: Mar. 1 — TBA
Details: Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort continues its renovation to spruce up and update this flagship resort for it's 30th anniversary.

Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

Under Construction

Dates: Mar 1 — Late 2024
Details: While the Resort remains open to guests, areas are currently being renovated to include new Disney Vacation Club Villas, restaurants, and even new recreation offerings! The Disney Vacation Club Villas are expected to open in late 2024.
Disney Springs

Summer House on the Lake

Under Construction

Dates: August 1, 2022 — Late 2023
Details: New restaurant coming soon to Disney Springs