All Events, Closures and Refurbishments at EPCOT or Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World during March and May of 2023 and 2024

March 2023

Aug. 29 - Late 2023EPCOT : Walt Disney WorldCommuniCore Plaza CommuniCore Plaza will provide an outdoor space where guests can come to relax and experience all that the Festivals have to offer
Aug. 31 - Late 2023World Celebration : EPCOTCommuniCore Hall 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!
Oct 1, 2021 - Apr 1, 2023EPCOT : Walt Disney WorldWalt Disney World 50th Anniversary Across all 4 parks
Aug. 31 - Late 2023World Nature : EPCOTJourney of Water Journey of Water is a new attraction — the first ever inspired by Moana — coming to EPCOT in late 2023!
January 9th - March 27thMagic Kingdom : Walt Disney WorldDisney After Hours Disney After Hours is returning to select nights between January 9th to March 27th, 2023.
January 24th - Summer 2024Frontierland : Magic KingdomSplash Mountain Splash Mountain will close on January 24th, 2023 to reopen as the new Tiana's Bayou Adventure in summer 2024.
2023/02/23 - 2023/07/06EPCOT : Walt Disney World2023 Epcot Flower & Garden Festival

May 2023

Aug. 29 - Late 2023EPCOT : Walt Disney WorldCommuniCore Plaza CommuniCore Plaza will provide an outdoor space where guests can come to relax and experience all that the Festivals have to offer
Aug. 31 - Late 2023World Celebration : EPCOTCommuniCore Hall 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!
Aug. 31 - Late 2023World Nature : EPCOTJourney of Water Journey of Water is a new attraction — the first ever inspired by Moana — coming to EPCOT in late 2023!
January 24th - Summer 2024Frontierland : Magic KingdomSplash Mountain Splash Mountain will close on January 24th, 2023 to reopen as the new Tiana's Bayou Adventure in summer 2024.
2023/02/23 - 2023/07/06EPCOT : Walt Disney World2023 Epcot Flower & Garden Festival

March 2024

January 24th - Summer 2024Frontierland : Magic KingdomSplash Mountain Splash Mountain will close on January 24th, 2023 to reopen as the new Tiana's Bayou Adventure in summer 2024.
Jan. 01 - Summer 2024Magic Kingdom : Walt Disney WorldTiana's Bayou Adventure Tiana's Bayou Adventure, the newly re-themed version of Splash Mountain, will open sometime in summer 2024.
January 27th - Summer 2024Frontierland : Magic KingdomCountry Bear Jamboree Country Bear Jamboree will CLOSE on January 27th, 2024, for the refurbishment. Disney announced that the new show should open Summer 2024.
Feb 28th - May 27thEPCOT : Walt Disney World2024 EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival

May 2024

January 24th - Summer 2024Frontierland : Magic KingdomSplash Mountain Splash Mountain will close on January 24th, 2023 to reopen as the new Tiana's Bayou Adventure in summer 2024.
Jan. 01 - Summer 2024Magic Kingdom : Walt Disney WorldTiana's Bayou Adventure Tiana's Bayou Adventure, the newly re-themed version of Splash Mountain, will open sometime in summer 2024.
January 27th - Summer 2024Frontierland : Magic KingdomCountry Bear Jamboree Country Bear Jamboree will CLOSE on January 27th, 2024, for the refurbishment. Disney announced that the new show should open Summer 2024.
Feb 28th - May 27thEPCOT : Walt Disney World2024 EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival
Aug. 29th - Nov 23rdEPCOT : Walt Disney World2024 EPCOT's International Food and Wine Festival
May 1st - June 26thMagic Kingdom : Walt Disney World2024 V.I.Passholder Days During V.I.Passholder Days, the AP merchandise discount at select Disney-owned and -operated merchandise locations across Walt Disney World Resort will temporarily increase from 20% to 30%.
Aug 9th - Oct 31stMagic Kingdom : Walt Disney World2024 Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party The first Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party will kick off on Friday, August 9th, 2024. Additional parties will take place on select nights through October 31st, 2024. Last year, Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party ran from August 11th through November 1st, with 38 dates to choose from.