Disney World Refurbishment Schedule for August 2016

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The following is a comprehensive list of attractions, resorts and restaurants at Walt Disney World that are currently undergoing refurbishment during the month of August or will be during the months ahead:

Magic Kingdom

  • Monorail – modified service and/or routes through Summer 2016. Read more here.
  • Celebrate the Magic – August 5 – 30, 2016
  • Swiss Family Treehouse – Closed until Sep 24, 2016
  • Liberty Square Riverboat – August 1 – 7, 2016
  • It’s a Small World – August 22 – September 15, 2016
  • Big Thunder Mountain – August 8 – November 18, 2016

Hollywood Studios


  • None

Animal Kingdom

  • Dinosaur – Closed until October 16, 2016
  • Dino Institute Shop – Closed until October 16, 2016

Disney Springs 

Water Parks

  • Blizzard Beach – Annual Refurbishment October 23 – December 24, 2016

Golf Courses/Miniature Golf 

  • Disney’s Fantasia Fairways Course – August 1 -2, 2016
  • Disney’s Fantasia Gardens Course – August 1 – 10, 2016

Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

  • Pop Century Resort: Computer Pool closed from October 31 – December 23, 2016. Hard goods refurbishments from October 16 – December 4, 2016 between 10:00am and 4:00pm.
  • All Star Sports: Grand Slam Pool closed from mid October 10 – December 2, 2016. Guests may use the Surfboard Bay Pool.
  • Bay Lake Tower: Soft goods refurbishment until September 24, 2016
  • Animal Kingdom Villas – Kidani Vallage: Soft goods refurbishment July 15 – January 24, 2017
  • Beach Club Villas: Soft goods & bath refurbishment until August 17, 2016
  • Boardwalk Inn: Garden suites accessible room refurbishments June 8 – July 12, 2016
  • Boardwalk Villas: Room refurbishments until October 31, 2016. Guests may have an interruption to water service during the overnight hours.
  • Port Orleans Riverside: Routine roof maintenance through summer 2016
  • Port Orleans French Quarter: Sassagoula Floatworks & Food Factory Refurbishment – Closed until Late Fall 2016 More Info
  • Hidden Springs leisure pool, beach, marina, playground and Teton Boat & Bike Rental closed.
  • Cub’s Den (children’s activity center): Unavailable through 2017
  • Sturdy Branches (Health Club): Unavailable July – October 2016
  • Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel: Guest room renovations June – September, 2016

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