February 2016 Walt Disney World Resort Refurbishment Schedule


From time to time our favorite rides and attractions need to be closed for an update or refurbishment. We just hope that those closures don’t happen while we’re on vacation! Here’s the most recent refurbishment schedule for the Walt Disney World Resort.

Magic Kingdom

  • Monorail (on modified service and/or routes): Now-April 2016
  • Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin: Now-2/11/16
  • Magic Carpets of Aladdin: Now-2/3/16
  • Mad Tea Party: 2/22/16-2/26/16
  • Jungle Cruise: 3/1/16-3/3/16
  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad: 4/4/16-July 2016


  • Re-Imagination of Maelstrom: Now-4/30/16
  • Soarin‘: Now-Summer 2016

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Closing Permanently April 3, 2016:

  • Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Movie Set Adventure
  • Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show
  • Meet & Greet: Mike & Sully at Streets of America
  • Prop Shop
  • Studio Catering Co.
  • The Writer’s Shop
  • Watto’s Grotto
  • High Octane Refreshments
  • New York News
  • Youse Guys Moychindise

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

  • Kali River Rapids: Now-2/11/16
  • Flights of Wonder: Now-3/17/16
  • Warung Outpost: Now-3/17/16
  • Boneyard: 2/22/16-3/17/16

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon

  • Entire park closed until March 12, 2016

Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

  • Bay Cove Pool: 2/1/16-3/18/16

Disney’s All Star Movies Resort

  • Duck Pond Pool: 2/22/16-2/24/16

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas-Jambo House

  • Jambo House Soft Goods: Now-5/20/16

Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

  • Schoolyard Sprayground: Now-3/11/16

Disney’s Beach Club Villas

  • Soft Goods: Now-8/17/16

Disney’s Boardwalk Inn

  • Exterior repair and painting: Now-5/5/16
  • Flying Fish Restaurant: 2/1/16-9/30/16

Closed to make way for new experience:

Disney’s Boardwalk Villas

  • Guest Villa Renovations: Now-Spring 2016
  • Luna Park Pool: 2/1/16-2/4/16

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

  • Old Port Royale – Path of Travel Impacts: Now-2/28/16
  • Trinidad South Pool: 2/3/16-2/5/16
  • Barbados Quiet Pool: 2/17/16-2/19/16
  • Aruba Pool:2/22/16-4/15/16

Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort

  • Pool Slide: 2/1/16-2/17/16

Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

  • General Construction: Now-Spring 2016
  • East Pool: Now-Spring 2016

Disney’s Pop Century Resort

  • Bowling Pool: 2/16/16-3/1/16

Disney’s Port Orleans Resort-Riverside

  • Ol’ Man Island Pool: Now-3/4/16
  • Alligator Bayou Pool B: 2/10/16-2/11/16
  • Alligator Bayou Pool C: 2/15/16-2/16/16

Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa

  • Treehouse Villas Soft Goods: 2/7/16-6/22/16

Disney’s Wilderness Lodge & Villas

  • General Resort Refurbishments: Now-2017
  • Cub’s Den (children’s activity center): Now-2017

Disney Springs

  • Roadwork on Buena Vista Drive: Now-March 2016
  • Planet Hollywood: Now-Summer 2016

Will you be visiting the Walt Disney World Resort soon?

Hopefully this schedule will help you when making your vacation plans. For more information about the Walt Disney World Resort, or for help with planning your next magical adventure, email me at sarasolberg@worldofmagictravel.com or follow me on Facebook!


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One thought on “February 2016 Walt Disney World Resort Refurbishment Schedule

  1. Is there any information on Ellen’s Energy Adventure? I keep seeing that it’s closed for refurbishment, but I can’t find any dates that it will reopen. Thanks 🙂

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