Check out the Walt Disney World refurbishment schedule for January 2020!
Imagine this: You just got to WDW. You’re ready to hit the parks and catch your first glimpse of the castle. You down a churro and you’re ready to hop on your favorite attraction…only to find it’s CLOSED!?
Avoid the disappointment and keep reading to learn what rides, show, and other entertainment options might be out of commission during your trip “home”.
Splash Mountain will be closed for refurbishment from early January 2020 through late February 2020.
|Early January 2020 through late February 2020|
The Walt Disney World Resort Monorail System is undergoing refurbishment and may be on modified service and/or routes.
|Ongoing until further notice|
|Walt Disney World Railroad – Main Street, U.S.A.||Early December 2018 – Until further notice|
Test Track presented by Chevrolet will close for a routine refurbishment to receive an upgrade to its software system.
|January 13 – February 26, 2020|
|As part of the ongoing transformation of Epcot:
|Kali River Rapids
Kali River Rapids will be closed for refurbishment from early January 2020 through late March 2020.
|Early January 2020 through late March 2020|
|Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park will close for refurbishment beginning on January 5, 2020 and reopen in mid-March 2020.||January 5, 2020 – mid-March 2020|
|Additional refurbishment work and enhancements to Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park will take place later this year, resulting in a longer annual down time than in previous years. Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park will close for refurbishment beginning on September 8, 2019 and reopen in early 2020.||September 8, 2019 – early 2020|
|Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground|
Tri-Circle-D Ranch will relocate to a nearby area of Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground. As part of this, The Draft Horse Barn and Pony Farm will be redesigned into one new, enhanced barn within the ranch.In preparation for the new Tri-Circle-D Ranch location, the current Draft Horse Barn, Blacksmith Shop and Pony Farm closed in mid-August 2019.
Pony Rides have temporarily moved to the Trail Blaze Corral near the entrance and Reception Outpost at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground.
During refurbishment, Carriage Rides and Wagon Rides will be temporarily unavailable until Spring 2020. Beginning Nov. 29, Sleigh Rides will be available for booking. Please note that Carriage Rides are also available at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort.
|August 2019 – Until further notice|
|Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort
Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows
|Disney’s Spirit of Aloha dinner show at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort will be closed for maintenance.||January 19 – 27, 2020|
|Disney’s Pop Century Resort|
|Hippy Dippy Pool
The Hippy Dippy Pool is scheduled to be closed for refurbishment. During this time, Guests can use the Bowling Pool, Computer Pool and the kiddie pool. Also, Movies Under the Stars will be offered in an alternate location. Guests may notice construction noise while this refurbishment is underway, but the noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00 AM.
|January 2020 – Early Spring 2020|
|Best Western, Lake Buena Vista|
Best Western Lake Buena Vista is currently undergoing refurbishments to make exciting updates to the hotel. Work will be limited to the hours between 8:00 AM and 6:00 PM during the week and occasionally on weekends. All hotel amenities are available and every precaution is being taken to minimize any disruptions during your stay.
|Ongoing until December 2020|
|Please be aware that several roads near Disney’s Contemporary Resort and Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort may be operating under traffic restrictions or closed completely to accommodate runDisney events on the following dates:
Disney’s Contemporary Resort
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
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