Disney World Refurbishment Schedule August 2012

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Disney World Refurbishment Schedule August 2012

Here is the Refurb and Closure Schedule for Walt Disney World for June 2012 and beyond. Refurbishment/closure information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting. Updated information is available at the Disney World Website.


  • Characters in Flight Balloon Rides (Downtown Disney) suspended indefinitely.
  • Narcoossee’s (Grand Floridian Resort) closed through 7/22/12 for refurbishment.
  • Cape May Cafe (Yacht & Beach Club Resorts) closed through 8/4/12 for refurbishment.
  • Beach Pool Bar (Grand Floridian Resort) closed through 8/24/12.
  • Bistro de Paris (Epcot) closed through 9/30/12 for refurbishment.
  • Test Track (Epcot) closed through 11/30/12 for transformation to the Chevrolet Design Center.
  • Grand Floridian Spa (Grand Floridian Resort) closed through mid-2013 due to construction at the resort. The Grand Floridian Fitness Center remains open and guests may use The Spa at Saratoga Springs Resort.


  • Osprey Ridge Golf Course closed 7/16/12-7/17/12 and 8/27/12-9/2/12 for refurbishment.
  • Lake Buena Vista Golf Course closed 7/18/12-7/19/12 and 8/20/12-8/26/12 for refurbishment.
  • Citricos (Grand Floridian) closed 7/23/12-8/3/12 for refurbishment.
  • Liberty Square Riverboat (Magic Kingdom) closed 8/4/12-8/10/12 for refurbishment.
  • Magnolia Golf Course closed 8/6/12-8/12/12 for refurbishment.
  • Surf Pool (All-Star Sports Resort) closed 8/6/12-9/7/12 for refurbishment. The Grand Slam Pool will remain open.
  • Palm Golf Course closed 8/13/12-8/19/12 for refurbishment.
  • Country Bear Jamboree (Magic Kingdom) closed 8/22/12-10/17/12 for refurbishment.
  • Courtyard Pool (Grand Floridian Resort) closed 8/24/12-early December 2012 for refurbishment. A zero-entry slope will be added. The Beach Pool and Slide will remain open.
  • Gasparilla Grill and Games (Grand Floridian Resort) closed 8/24/12-12/16/12. An extended menu will be available at the Beach Pool Bar and pre-packaged food will be available at Mizner’s Lounge.
  • Mouseketeer Club (Grand Floridian Resort) closed 8/24/12-November 2012.
  • Yachtsman Steakhouse (Yacht & Beach Club Resorts) closed 8/27/12-9/15/12 for refurbishment.
  • Oak Trail Golf Course closed 9/5/12-9/9/12 for refurbishment.
  • California Grill (Contemporary Resort) closed 1/6/13-late summer 2013 for refurbishment.


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Disney World Refurbishment Schedule August 2012


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