New Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule Released for July

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Disney has released  a new updated refurbishment schedule for resorts and parks at Walt Disney World. Check here to see if your favorite rides will be closed for your next visit!


Magic Kingdom Park

Monorail: The Walt Disney World Monorail is undergoing refurbishment and may be on modified service and/or routes. Now through December 2015

Pirates of the Caribbean:                                                                                   June 8-September 25, 2015

Liberty Tree Tavern:                                                                                           July 6-November 19, 2015

Dream Along With Mickey                                                                                July 21-August 19, 2015

Liberty Square Riverboat                                                                                   August 4-August 10, 2015

Walt Disney World Railroad                                                                             October 12-November 20, 2015

Disney’s The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains Tour                                    October 12- November 20, 2015


Re-Imagination of Maelstrom                                                                           Now- April 30, 2016

Living with the Land                                                                                            September 8- September 17, 2015

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Voyage of the Little Mermaid                                                                            September 7-September 10, 2015

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park


Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park


Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park


Walt Disney World Resorts

Disney’s Beach Club Resort

Guest room renovation: Guest rooms will be refurbished now – August 22, 2015

It is possible that some noise could travel while work is in progress. Guests will not be accommodated in the affected areas.

Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Contemporary Feature Pool                                                                 September 8-10, 2015

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort                                        July 5-October 12,2015

Fitness Center, Salon and Casitas Leisure Pool will be closed for maintenance. A temporary fitness center will be set up for guests in the Casitas area and guests can continue to visit the feature pool and the other 2 leisure pools.

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa                                August 23-September 4, 2015

Gasparilla Island Grill will be closed, guests can grab breakfast at Beaches Pool Bar and Mizners will offer grab and go options during this time.

Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort                                       Now- Early 2016

Guests will observe general construction taking place and certain pathways and buildings may be unavailable. In addition, the East Pool will be closed for enhancement. Guests may use the Volcano main pool.

Disney’s Wilderness Lodge                                                       October 2, 2015- 2017

Multiple resort refurbishments in various work areas. The Hidden Springs leisure pool, resort beach, playground, fire pit and nature trail will be unavailable.

Walt Disney World Swan Hotel                                                Now- TBD

General renovation work scheduled between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. daily

Downtown Disney Area/ Disney Springs

Roadwork on Buena Vista Drive                                                         Now- March 2016

Due to heavy roadwork, expect delays on Buena Vista Drive. It is recommended that guests use complimentary Walt Disney World Resort transportation from Parks and Resorts to Downtown Disney and plan to arrive early for reserved dining and entertainment experiences.

Parking Lots- Entrance 2- Lots A-G                                                  Now- August 1, 2016

Loss of parking lot Entrance 2 to guest traffic and lots A-G in preparation for the construction of Town Center and the East Garage.

Fulton’s Crab House                                                                            January 1-April 1, 2016

Planet Hollywood                                                                                 January 1-June 1, 2016

Check back with Chip and Co. regularly for updates to the closings and refurbishments at all of the Disney Parks and resorts!


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