All Events, Closures and Refurbishments at Animal Kingdom Lodge – Kidani Village or EPCOT in Walt Disney World in 2017 and 2022

January 2017

2021/11/18 - 2021/12/31EPCOT : Walt Disney World2021 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays
Jul. 15 - Jan. 31Animal Kingdom Lodge - Kidani Village : Disney ResortsSoft Goods Refurbishment
Jan. 13 - Feb. 20EPCOTEpcot International Festival of the Arts Combining visual, culinary and performing arts from around the world, the first-ever Epcot International Festival of the Arts will create a global masterpiece for six inspired weekends. Held Fridays through Mondays starting Jan. 13 through Feb. 20, 2017, the Festival will feature new art each week.

February 2017

2021/11/18 - 2021/12/31EPCOT : Walt Disney World2021 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays
Jan. 13 - Feb. 20EPCOTEpcot International Festival of the Arts Combining visual, culinary and performing arts from around the world, the first-ever Epcot International Festival of the Arts will create a global masterpiece for six inspired weekends. Held Fridays through Mondays starting Jan. 13 through Feb. 20, 2017, the Festival will feature new art each week.

March 2017

2021/11/18 - 2021/12/31EPCOT : Walt Disney World2021 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays
March 1 - May. 29EPCOTEpcot International Flower and Garden Festival

April 2017

2021/11/18 - 2021/12/31EPCOT : Walt Disney World2021 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays
March 1 - May. 29EPCOTEpcot International Flower and Garden Festival

May 2017

2021/11/18 - 2021/12/31EPCOT : Walt Disney World2021 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays
March 1 - May. 29EPCOTEpcot International Flower and Garden Festival
May. 22 - May. 27Land Pavilion : EPCOTCircle of Life

June 2017

2021/11/18 - 2021/12/31EPCOT : Walt Disney World2021 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays
Jun. 05 - Aug. 13Future World East : EPCOTMission:SPACE The attraction, including the Advanced Training Lab, will be closed. When the attraction reopens, there will be an updated Orange mission that takes guests to Mars, and a new Green mission, suitable for children.
Jun. 12 - Jun. 18EPCOTDisney and Pixar Short Film Festival

July 2017

2021/11/18 - 2021/12/31EPCOT : Walt Disney World2021 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays
Jun. 05 - Aug. 13Future World East : EPCOTMission:SPACE The attraction, including the Advanced Training Lab, will be closed. When the attraction reopens, there will be an updated Orange mission that takes guests to Mars, and a new Green mission, suitable for children.
July 2017 - September 30, 2021France Pavilion : EPCOTRemy's Ratatouille Adventure 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 on October 1st, 2021 just in time for the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort.
Jul. 15EPCOTEpcot Food and Wine Festival Preview Tables in Wonderland hosts a preview of the 22nd Epcot International Food and Wine Festival at World ShowPlace Pavilion from noon until 2 p.m. $145 per person, plus tax, gratuity included.
Jul. 15 - Winter 2019-2020Mission: Space : EPCOTSpace 220 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.

August 2017

2021/11/18 - 2021/12/31EPCOT : Walt Disney World2021 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays
Jun. 05 - Aug. 13Future World East : EPCOTMission:SPACE The attraction, including the Advanced Training Lab, will be closed. When the attraction reopens, there will be an updated Orange mission that takes guests to Mars, and a new Green mission, suitable for children.
July 2017 - September 30, 2021France Pavilion : EPCOTRemy's Ratatouille Adventure 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 on October 1st, 2021 just in time for the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort.
Jul. 15 - Winter 2019-2020Mission: Space : EPCOTSpace 220 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.
Aug. 13 - CLOSINGFuture World East : EPCOTEllen's Energy Adventure Elleng's Energy Adventure in the Universe of Energy pavilion will close to make room for a new attraction that will feature Guardians of the Galaxy. The announcement was made during the 2017 D23 Expo. No opening date was given, but the attraction will be open in time for Walt Disney World's 50th anniversary in 2021.
Under Construction - May 27thFuture World East : EPCOTGuardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind The Guardians of Galaxy themed coaster will be one of the longest enclosed roller coasters in the world and feature a brand-new ride system. Disney has shared that the ride will open in Summer 2022.
Aug. 27 - Aug. 30Seas with Nemo & Friends : EPCOTCoral Reef Restaurant

September 2017

2021/11/18 - 2021/12/31EPCOT : Walt Disney World2021 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays
July 2017 - September 30, 2021France Pavilion : EPCOTRemy's Ratatouille Adventure 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 on October 1st, 2021 just in time for the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort.
Jul. 15 - Winter 2019-2020Mission: Space : EPCOTSpace 220 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.
Under Construction - May 27thFuture World East : EPCOTGuardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind The Guardians of Galaxy themed coaster will be one of the longest enclosed roller coasters in the world and feature a brand-new ride system. Disney has shared that the ride will open in Summer 2022.
Aug. 31 - Nov. 13EPCOTEpcot International Food and Wine Festival The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival will expand to 75 days for its 2017 season.
Aug. 31 - Nov. 13American Adventure Pavilion : EPCOTEat to the Beat Concert Series The Eat to the Beat Concert Series will return to this year's Epcot International Food and Wine Festival. NEW acts coming this year include Kenny G, 10,000 Maniacs, Everclear, Blue October and Squeeze!

October 2017

2021/11/18 - 2021/12/31EPCOT : Walt Disney World2021 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays
July 2017 - September 30, 2021France Pavilion : EPCOTRemy's Ratatouille Adventure 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 on October 1st, 2021 just in time for the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort.
Jul. 15 - Winter 2019-2020Mission: Space : EPCOTSpace 220 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.
Under Construction - May 27thFuture World East : EPCOTGuardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind The Guardians of Galaxy themed coaster will be one of the longest enclosed roller coasters in the world and feature a brand-new ride system. Disney has shared that the ride will open in Summer 2022.
Aug. 31 - Nov. 13EPCOTEpcot International Food and Wine Festival The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival will expand to 75 days for its 2017 season.
Aug. 31 - Nov. 13American Adventure Pavilion : EPCOTEat to the Beat Concert Series The Eat to the Beat Concert Series will return to this year's Epcot International Food and Wine Festival. NEW acts coming this year include Kenny G, 10,000 Maniacs, Everclear, Blue October and Squeeze!

November 2017

2021/11/18 - 2021/12/31EPCOT : Walt Disney World2021 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays
July 2017 - September 30, 2021France Pavilion : EPCOTRemy's Ratatouille Adventure 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 on October 1st, 2021 just in time for the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort.
Jul. 15 - Winter 2019-2020Mission: Space : EPCOTSpace 220 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.
Under Construction - May 27thFuture World East : EPCOTGuardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind The Guardians of Galaxy themed coaster will be one of the longest enclosed roller coasters in the world and feature a brand-new ride system. Disney has shared that the ride will open in Summer 2022.
Aug. 31 - Nov. 13EPCOTEpcot International Food and Wine Festival The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival will expand to 75 days for its 2017 season.
Aug. 31 - Nov. 13American Adventure Pavilion : EPCOTEat to the Beat Concert Series The Eat to the Beat Concert Series will return to this year's Epcot International Food and Wine Festival. NEW acts coming this year include Kenny G, 10,000 Maniacs, Everclear, Blue October and Squeeze!

December 2017

2021/11/18 - 2021/12/31EPCOT : Walt Disney World2021 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays
July 2017 - September 30, 2021France Pavilion : EPCOTRemy's Ratatouille Adventure 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 on October 1st, 2021 just in time for the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort.
Jul. 15 - Winter 2019-2020Mission: Space : EPCOTSpace 220 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.
Under Construction - May 27thFuture World East : EPCOTGuardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind The Guardians of Galaxy themed coaster will be one of the longest enclosed roller coasters in the world and feature a brand-new ride system. Disney has shared that the ride will open in Summer 2022.

January 2022

Under Construction - May 27thFuture World East : EPCOTGuardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind The Guardians of Galaxy themed coaster will be one of the longest enclosed roller coasters in the world and feature a brand-new ride system. Disney has shared that the ride will open in Summer 2022.
Under Construction - TBDEPCOT : Walt Disney WorldPLAY! Pavilion Part of the EPCOT Transformation, the PLAY! Pavilion will be an interactive metropolis and you will find a city filled with games, activities, and experiences that connect you with friends, family, and beloved Disney characters like never before.
Oct 1, 2021 - Apr 1, 2023EPCOT : Walt Disney WorldWalt Disney World 50th Anniversary Across all 4 parks
Nov. 2021 - Apr. 23rdEPCOT : Walt Disney WorldSouk-al-Magreb The Souk-al-Magreb store will be closed in EPCOT's Morocco Pavilion through February 5th, 2022.
Jan. - AprilAnimal Kingdom Lodge - Kidani Village : Disney ResortsSamawati Springs Pool Samawati Springs Pool at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas — Kidani Village will be unavailable from January 2022 through April 2022. The other pool, located at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge — Jambo House will remain open during the closure.
Jan. 05 - Jan. 09EPCOT : Walt Disney WorldWalt Disney World Marathon Weekend
Jan. 7 - Feb. 21EPCOT : Walt Disney World2022 Epcot International Festival of the Arts
Jan. 23 - Jan. 28EPCOT : Walt Disney WorldDisney Skyliner Disney’s Skyliner service between Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort, Disney’s Riviera Resort, and EPCOT will be closed for refurbishment from January 23rd through January 28th, 2022.

February 2022

Under Construction - May 27thFuture World East : EPCOTGuardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind The Guardians of Galaxy themed coaster will be one of the longest enclosed roller coasters in the world and feature a brand-new ride system. Disney has shared that the ride will open in Summer 2022.
Under Construction - TBDEPCOT : Walt Disney WorldPLAY! Pavilion Part of the EPCOT Transformation, the PLAY! Pavilion will be an interactive metropolis and you will find a city filled with games, activities, and experiences that connect you with friends, family, and beloved Disney characters like never before.
Oct 1, 2021 - Apr 1, 2023EPCOT : Walt Disney WorldWalt Disney World 50th Anniversary Across all 4 parks
Nov. 2021 - Apr. 23rdEPCOT : Walt Disney WorldSouk-al-Magreb The Souk-al-Magreb store will be closed in EPCOT's Morocco Pavilion through February 5th, 2022.
Jan. - AprilAnimal Kingdom Lodge - Kidani Village : Disney ResortsSamawati Springs Pool Samawati Springs Pool at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas — Kidani Village will be unavailable from January 2022 through April 2022. The other pool, located at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge — Jambo House will remain open during the closure.
Jan. 7 - Feb. 21EPCOT : Walt Disney World2022 Epcot International Festival of the Arts
2022-02-24 - 2022-02-28EPCOT : Walt Disney World2022 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend

March 2022

Under Construction - May 27thFuture World East : EPCOTGuardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind The Guardians of Galaxy themed coaster will be one of the longest enclosed roller coasters in the world and feature a brand-new ride system. Disney has shared that the ride will open in Summer 2022.
Under Construction - TBDEPCOT : Walt Disney WorldPLAY! Pavilion Part of the EPCOT Transformation, the PLAY! Pavilion will be an interactive metropolis and you will find a city filled with games, activities, and experiences that connect you with friends, family, and beloved Disney characters like never before.
Oct 1, 2021 - Apr 1, 2023EPCOT : Walt Disney WorldWalt Disney World 50th Anniversary Across all 4 parks
Nov. 2021 - Apr. 23rdEPCOT : Walt Disney WorldSouk-al-Magreb The Souk-al-Magreb store will be closed in EPCOT's Morocco Pavilion through February 5th, 2022.
Jan. - AprilAnimal Kingdom Lodge - Kidani Village : Disney ResortsSamawati Springs Pool Samawati Springs Pool at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas — Kidani Village will be unavailable from January 2022 through April 2022. The other pool, located at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge — Jambo House will remain open during the closure.
Mar. 2 - Jul. 4EPCOT : Walt Disney World2022 EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival

April 2022

Under Construction - May 27thFuture World East : EPCOTGuardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind The Guardians of Galaxy themed coaster will be one of the longest enclosed roller coasters in the world and feature a brand-new ride system. Disney has shared that the ride will open in Summer 2022.
Under Construction - TBDEPCOT : Walt Disney WorldPLAY! Pavilion Part of the EPCOT Transformation, the PLAY! Pavilion will be an interactive metropolis and you will find a city filled with games, activities, and experiences that connect you with friends, family, and beloved Disney characters like never before.
Oct 1, 2021 - Apr 1, 2023EPCOT : Walt Disney WorldWalt Disney World 50th Anniversary Across all 4 parks
Nov. 2021 - Apr. 23rdEPCOT : Walt Disney WorldSouk-al-Magreb The Souk-al-Magreb store will be closed in EPCOT's Morocco Pavilion through February 5th, 2022.
Jan. - AprilAnimal Kingdom Lodge - Kidani Village : Disney ResortsSamawati Springs Pool Samawati Springs Pool at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas — Kidani Village will be unavailable from January 2022 through April 2022. The other pool, located at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge — Jambo House will remain open during the closure.
Mar. 2 - Jul. 4EPCOT : Walt Disney World2022 EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival
Mar. 31 - Apr. 03EPCOT : Walt Disney WorldrunDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend
Under Construction - April 27EPCOT : Walt Disney WorldConnections Cafe and Eatery As part of EPCOT's big transformation, Connections Cafe and Eatery will be a new Quick Service restaurant located behind Spaceship Earth in World Celebration. It is set to open on April 27th, 2022.

May 2022

Under Construction - May 27thFuture World East : EPCOTGuardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind The Guardians of Galaxy themed coaster will be one of the longest enclosed roller coasters in the world and feature a brand-new ride system. Disney has shared that the ride will open in Summer 2022.
Under Construction - TBDEPCOT : Walt Disney WorldPLAY! Pavilion Part of the EPCOT Transformation, the PLAY! Pavilion will be an interactive metropolis and you will find a city filled with games, activities, and experiences that connect you with friends, family, and beloved Disney characters like never before.
Oct 1, 2021 - Apr 1, 2023EPCOT : Walt Disney WorldWalt Disney World 50th Anniversary Across all 4 parks
Mar. 2 - Jul. 4EPCOT : Walt Disney World2022 EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival

June 2022

Under Construction - TBDEPCOT : Walt Disney WorldPLAY! Pavilion Part of the EPCOT Transformation, the PLAY! Pavilion will be an interactive metropolis and you will find a city filled with games, activities, and experiences that connect you with friends, family, and beloved Disney characters like never before.
Oct 1, 2021 - Apr 1, 2023EPCOT : Walt Disney WorldWalt Disney World 50th Anniversary Across all 4 parks
Mar. 2 - Jul. 4EPCOT : Walt Disney World2022 EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival

July 2022

Under Construction - TBDEPCOT : Walt Disney WorldPLAY! Pavilion Part of the EPCOT Transformation, the PLAY! Pavilion will be an interactive metropolis and you will find a city filled with games, activities, and experiences that connect you with friends, family, and beloved Disney characters like never before.
Oct 1, 2021 - Apr 1, 2023EPCOT : Walt Disney WorldWalt Disney World 50th Anniversary Across all 4 parks
Mar. 2 - Jul. 4EPCOT : Walt Disney World2022 EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival
July 14th - Nov. 19EPCOT : Walt Disney World2022 EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival This year, the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival will run from July 14th to November 19th, 2022.

August 2022

Under Construction - TBDEPCOT : Walt Disney WorldPLAY! Pavilion Part of the EPCOT Transformation, the PLAY! Pavilion will be an interactive metropolis and you will find a city filled with games, activities, and experiences that connect you with friends, family, and beloved Disney characters like never before.
Oct 1, 2021 - Apr 1, 2023EPCOT : Walt Disney WorldWalt Disney World 50th Anniversary Across all 4 parks
July 14th - Nov. 19EPCOT : Walt Disney World2022 EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival This year, the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival will run from July 14th to November 19th, 2022.

September 2022

Under Construction - TBDEPCOT : Walt Disney WorldPLAY! Pavilion Part of the EPCOT Transformation, the PLAY! Pavilion will be an interactive metropolis and you will find a city filled with games, activities, and experiences that connect you with friends, family, and beloved Disney characters like never before.
Oct 1, 2021 - Apr 1, 2023EPCOT : Walt Disney WorldWalt Disney World 50th Anniversary Across all 4 parks
July 14th - Nov. 19EPCOT : Walt Disney World2022 EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival This year, the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival will run from July 14th to November 19th, 2022.
Sept. 19th - TBDEPCOT : Walt Disney WorldThe American Adventure The American Adventure show will be closed for refurbishment beginning on Sept. 19th.
2022/09/24 - 2022/10/04EPCOT : Walt Disney WorldEpcot 40th Anniversary

October 2022

Under Construction - TBDEPCOT : Walt Disney WorldPLAY! Pavilion Part of the EPCOT Transformation, the PLAY! Pavilion will be an interactive metropolis and you will find a city filled with games, activities, and experiences that connect you with friends, family, and beloved Disney characters like never before.
Oct 1, 2021 - Apr 1, 2023EPCOT : Walt Disney WorldWalt Disney World 50th Anniversary Across all 4 parks
July 14th - Nov. 19EPCOT : Walt Disney World2022 EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival This year, the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival will run from July 14th to November 19th, 2022.
Sept. 19th - TBDEPCOT : Walt Disney WorldThe American Adventure The American Adventure show will be closed for refurbishment beginning on Sept. 19th.
2022/09/24 - 2022/10/04EPCOT : Walt Disney WorldEpcot 40th Anniversary

November 2022

Under Construction - TBDEPCOT : Walt Disney WorldPLAY! Pavilion Part of the EPCOT Transformation, the PLAY! Pavilion will be an interactive metropolis and you will find a city filled with games, activities, and experiences that connect you with friends, family, and beloved Disney characters like never before.
Oct 1, 2021 - Apr 1, 2023EPCOT : Walt Disney WorldWalt Disney World 50th Anniversary Across all 4 parks
July 14th - Nov. 19EPCOT : Walt Disney World2022 EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival This year, the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival will run from July 14th to November 19th, 2022.
Sept. 19th - TBDEPCOT : Walt Disney WorldThe American Adventure The American Adventure show will be closed for refurbishment beginning on Sept. 19th.
Nov. 3 - Nov. 6EPCOT : Walt Disney World2022 Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend
2022/11/19 - 2022/12/31EPCOT : Walt Disney World2022 Epcot Festival of the Holidays
November 25th, 2022 - TBDEPCOT : Walt Disney World2022 EPCOT Festival of the Holidays The EPCOT Festival of the Holidays will begin on November 25th, 2022. An end date has not yet been announced but past festivals have closed on December 30th.

December 2022

Under Construction - TBDEPCOT : Walt Disney WorldPLAY! Pavilion Part of the EPCOT Transformation, the PLAY! Pavilion will be an interactive metropolis and you will find a city filled with games, activities, and experiences that connect you with friends, family, and beloved Disney characters like never before.
Oct 1, 2021 - Apr 1, 2023EPCOT : Walt Disney WorldWalt Disney World 50th Anniversary Across all 4 parks
Sept. 19th - TBDEPCOT : Walt Disney WorldThe American Adventure The American Adventure show will be closed for refurbishment beginning on Sept. 19th.
2022/11/19 - 2022/12/31EPCOT : Walt Disney World2022 Epcot Festival of the Holidays
November 25th, 2022 - TBDEPCOT : Walt Disney World2022 EPCOT Festival of the Holidays The EPCOT Festival of the Holidays will begin on November 25th, 2022. An end date has not yet been announced but past festivals have closed on December 30th.