Walt Disney World Resort Refurbishments Update for April 2013


Here is this months Walt Disney World Resort Refurbishments Update for April 2013. Refurbishment/closure information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting.


  • Blizzard Beach closed through 3/16/13 for annual refurbishment.
  • Splash Mountain (Magic Kingdom) closed through 3/19/13 for refurbishment.
  • 12th Floor Atrium Club Level Lounge (Contemporary Resort) closed through 3/22/13 for refurbishment.
  • Epcot Character Spot (Epcot) closed through 3/29/13. A temporary location is available near the Fountain View Ice Cream shop where you can see Mickey, Minnie and Pluto. Goofy is appearing at Epcot’s main entrance, near Spaceship Earth.
  • Courtyard Pool and Pool Bar (Grand Floridian Resort) closed through March 2013 for refurbishment. A zero-entry slope will be added.
  • BoardWalk Bakery (BoardWalk Resort) closed through 4/26/13 for expansion. A coffee cart will be available on the BoardWalk during this time.
  • Main Street Bakery (Magic Kingdom) closed through 6/18/13 for Starbucks conversion.
  • Tower Club Concierge Lounge and entire 14th floor (Contemporary Resort) closed through late Summer 2013 for refurbishment.
  • The Spa at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort closed through Summer 2013. Guests can use Senses – A Disney Spa at the Grand Floridian.
  • California Grill (Contemporary Resort) closed through late Summer 2013 for refurbishment.


  • Mighty Duck Pond Pool (All Star Movies Resort) closed 4/1/13-4/12/13 for refurbishment. Guests can use the Fantasia Pool during this time.
  • Mad Tea Party (Magic Kingdom) closed 4/10/13-5/21/13 for refurbishment.
  • Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress (Magic Kingdom) closed 5/13/13-5/15/13 for refurbishment.
  • Cinderella’s Royal Table (Magic Kingdom) closed 5/13/13-5/16/13 for refurbishment.
  • Grandstand Water Pool (Saratoga Springs) closed 5/13/13-5/31/13 for refurbishment. Guests can use High Rock Spring Pool.
  • Beach Pool Slide (Grand Floridian Resort) closed 5/27/13-6/1/13 for refurbishment.
  • Prince Charming’s Regal Carrousel (Magic Kingdom) closed 5/28/13-6/10/13 for refurbishment.
  • Beach Pool (Grand Floridian Resort) closed 5/30/13-6/1/13 for refurbishment. Guests can use the Courtyard Pool during this time.

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