Closures & Refurbishments for Walt Disney World

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Magic Kingdom
Frontierland

Refurbishment

Dates: January 6, 2020 — February 27, 2020
Main Street USA

Refurbishment

Dates: — TBA
Details: The Walt Disney World Railroad will cease running and will sit "in residence" at its Main Street Station while work progresses on the new Tron coaster coming to Tomorrowland in 2021. This will give guests the chance to have an up-close look at the railroad and take advantage of some unique photo opportunities.
Tomorrowland

Under Construction

Dates: August 17, 2017 — 2021
Details: TRON Lightcycle Power Run is coaster-style attraction, in which riders board a train of two-wheeled Lightcycles. It offers access into the energy, lights and excitement of TRON's high-tech universe and is one of the most thrilling adventures.
Epcot

Refurbishment

Dates: May 20, 2019 — 2021
Details: Epcot‘s main entrance plaza will see changes that include new pathways, sweeping green spaces, and a newly re-imagined fountain. The new design will pay homage to the original park entrance with fresh takes on classic elements. The Leave A Legacy photos, currently in the entrance plaza, will move into a setting just outside the park’s gateway.
France Pavilion

Under Construction

Dates: Now — Summer 2021
Details: Scheduled to be built in an all-new location near the previously announced Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure attraction, the new crêperie will feature the cuisine of celebrity chef Jérôme Bocuse, who is also responsible for the pavilion’s Chefs de France and Monsieur Paul. There will also be a quick-service location attached.

Under Construction

Dates: Now — Opening Summer 2021
Details: Similar to the 4-D attraction Ratatouille: The Adventure that opened at the Walt Disney Studios Park in Paris in 2014, guests will be able to shrink to Remy’s size and scurry to safety in a dazzling chase across a kitchen with the sights, sounds and smells of Gusteau’s legendary Parisian restaurant. The attraction will open in time for the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort in 2021.
Future World

Refurbishment

Dates: September 8, 2019 — TBA
Details: The Character Spot will close temporarily as part of Epcot's ongoing transformation. Many of the characters will meet in new locations, to be announced. An official timetable has not yet been released.

Refurbishment

Dates: Fall 2019 — TBA
Details: Fountain View will temporarily relocate as part of Epcot's ongoing transformation project. No official timetable has been released.

Refurbishment

Dates: Winter 2019 — TBA
Details: Mouse Gear, as part of the ongoing transformation of Epcot, will move to a temporary home this winter while its current location is reimagined. No further information has been released yet.

Refurbishment

Dates: Fall 2019 — TBA
Details: Pin Central will relocate to the Camera Center during Epcot's ongoing transformation project. No official timetable has been released.
Future World East

Under Construction

Dates: August 17, 2017 — 2021
Details: Opening in 2021, this Guardians of Galaxy themed coaster will be one of the longest enclosed roller coasters in the world and feature a brand-new ride system.

Refurbishment

Dates: February 19, 2019 — 2021
Details: The Wonders of Life pavilion is being reimagined into the Play Pavilion, and will feature first-of-their-kind experiences devoted to playful fun. The Play Pavilion will take guests into an innovative, interactive city bursting with games and hands-on activities. Play Pavilion visitors will interact with Disney characters in an energetic metropolis unlike anything ever seen before at Epcot.
Mission: Space

Under Construction

Dates: July 15, 2017 — Winter 2019-2020
Details: A new International Space Station-themed restaurant will open its doors this winter and be called Space 220. The restaurant will offer an out-of-this-world culinary experience with the celestial panorama of a space station, including daytime and nighttime views of Earth from 220 miles up.
Disney's Animal Kingdom

Annual Refurbishment

Dates: January 6, 2020 — March 20, 2020
Disney's Hollywood Studios
Hollywood Boulevard

Under Construction

Dates: August 13, 2017 — Early 2020
Details: Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway is inspired by the Mickey Shorts that you can see on the Disney Channel.
Resort
All Star Music

All-Star Music

Dates: January 2020 — late-2020
Details: All-Star Music rooms are being refurbished by building. In 10/2019, Building 10 was under refurbishment. In 1/2020, Buildings 7 and 9 are fully closed for the refurbishment.
Pop Century

Petals Pool Bar

Refurbishment

Dates: Winter 2020 — Spring 2020

Refurbishment

Dates: Winter 2020 — TBA
Details: During this time, guests can use the Bowling Pool, Computer Pool and the kiddie pool. Also, Movies Under the Stars will be offered in an alternate location. Guests may notice construction noise while this refurbishment is underway, but the noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9 a.m.
Reflections – A Disney Lakeside Lodge

Construction

Dates: Fall 2018 — 2022
Details: Bay Lake will be getting a new nature-inspired, mixed-use Disney resort that will sit between Disney's Wilderness Lodge and Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground. The new resort will be in the deluxe resort category, and will include more than 900 hotel rooms and proposed Disney Vacation Club villas. It will be Disney's 16th Disney Vacation Club property.
Saratoga Springs

Refurbishment

Dates: June 2019 — TBA
Details: General resort refurbishment, with crews renovating both the building exteriors and guest room interiors. Interior updates include changes to floor and wall coverings plus the addition of a new style fold-down sofabed. No official timetable has been announced.
Swan

Construction

Dates: Fall 2018 — 2020
Details: The Walt Disney World Swan Hotel's tennis courts will be the site of a new 349-room, 14-story hotel tower.
Water Parks
Typhoon Lagoon

Typhoon Lagoon

Annual Refurbishment

Dates: January 13, 2020 — March 29, 2020
Details: Annual Refurbishment