Refurbishments Schedule

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Current Selection Criteria: Show scheduled refurbishments occurring anytime from 10/1/2018 to 10/31/2018 anywhere at Walt Disney World, EXCLUDING scheduled events that are no longer in effect.


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33 events found at 19 locations:


Animal Kingdom Events


Rafiki's Planet Watch closed
Rafiki's Planet Watch and Wildlife Express will be unavailable to Guests. In the meantime, our world-class animal care will still continue behind the scenes. Exact reopening date is unknown.
Starting 10/21/2018


Disney's Blizzard Beach Events


Water Park Closed for Refurishment
Starting 10/28/2018 Ending 1/5/2019


Disney's BoardWalk Events


Disney Skyliner construction
During this time construction noise may be seen or heard throughout the resort, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9 am. Construction is ongoing until further notice.
Starting 5/21/2018


Disney's Hollywood Studios Events


Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway construction
Attraction is expected to open in 2019.
Starting 8/13/2017

Star Wars Land Construction
Expected to open in Fall 2019.
Starting 1/1/2016


Epcot Events


Guardians of the Galaxy Attraction construction
Attraction is expected to open in 2021
Starting 8/1/2017

Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe Closed
Starting 2/26/2018 Ending 10/8/2018

Ratatouille Attraction construction
The attraction will be located in the France Pavilion in World Showcase. Expected to open in 2021.
Starting 7/15/2017


ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex Events


Roadwork
Intermittent overnight lane closures, lane shifts, traffic congestion and noise impacts can be expected along Osceola Parkway/Victory Way. Construction is ongoing until further notice.
Starting 9/14/2017


Magic Kingdom Events


Liberty Square Riverboat Closed
Exact reopening date is unknown.
Starting 1/8/2018

Monorail Refurbishment
The Walt Disney World® Resort Monorail System is undergoing refurbishment and may be on modified service and/or routes. If Guests plan to use this form or transportation during their visit they should check to be sure of the best option available on their day of travel, as alternatve transportation options will be available. Refurbishment is ongoing until further notice.
Starting 9/3/2018


Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge Events


Jambo House - Room Refurbishment
During this room refurbishment, it is possible that Guests may see or hear construction, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00 am. Refurbishment will begin mid-August 2018 and continue into Fall 2019. Exact dates are unknown.
Starting 8/15/2018

Uzima Spring Pool Closed
Uzima Springs Pool and Uzima Springs Pool Bar are scheduled to be closed for refurbishment. During this time Samawati Springs Pool and Maji Pool Bar at Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas – Kidani Village will be available. Brief rides via shuttle transportation will be provided to and from Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas – Jambo House. During this time, it is possible that Guests may see or hear construction, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00 am. Refurbishment will begin September 2018 and continue into early December 2018. Exact dates are unknown.
Starting 9/1/2018


Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Jambo House Events


Jambo House - Room Refurbishment
During this room refurbishment, it is possible that Guests may see or hear construction, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00 am. Refurbishment will begin mid-August 2018 and continue into Fall 2019. Exact dates are unknown.
Starting 8/15/2018

Uzima Springs Pool Closed
Uzima Springs Pool and Uzima Springs Pool Bar are scheduled to be closed for refurbishment. During this time Samawati Springs Pool and Maji Pool Bar at Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas – Kidani Village will be available. Brief rides via shuttle transportation will be provided to and from Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas – Jambo House. During this time, it is possible that Guests may see or hear construction, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00 am. Refurbishment will begin September 2018 and continue into early December 2018. Exact dates are unknown.
Starting 9/1/2018


Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Kidani Village Events


Jambo House - Uzima Springs Pool Closed
Uzima Springs Pool and Uzima Springs Pool Bar are scheduled to be closed for refurbishment. During this time Samawati Springs Pool and Maji Pool Bar at Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas – Kidani Village will be available. Brief rides via shuttle transportation will be provided to and from Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas – Jambo House. During this time, it is possible that Guests may see or hear construction, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00 am. Refurbishment will begin September 2018 and continue into early December 2018. Exact dates are unknown.
Starting 9/1/2018


Disney's Art Of Animation Resort Events


Disney Skyliner
Disney World is creating a new transportation system, Disney Skyliner, which will give Guests a bird's-eye view of Walt Disney World Resort while traveling via gondolas. During this time construction noise may be seen or heard throughout the resort, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9am. Exact completion date is unknown.
Starting 8/18/2017


Disney's BoardWalk Inn Events


Disney Skyliner construction
During this time construction noise may be seen or heard throughout the resort, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9 am. Construction is ongoing until further notice.
Starting 5/21/2018


Disney's BoardWalk Villas Events


Disney Skyliner construction
During this time construction noise may be seen or heard throughout the resort, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9 am. Construction is ongoing until further notice.
Starting 5/21/2018


Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort Events


Cabana Pool Bar Closed
There will be a variety of dining options available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Centertown, a dining location, will serve an all-you-care-to-enjoy buffet for breakfast and dinner, and a la carte options for lunch. A selection of grab-and-go meals will be conveniently available for purchase throughout the day in three new island markets, located in the Aruba, Jamaica and Martinique regions of the Resort. Additional a la carte offerings will be available at mobile food vending locations. In-room dining will remain available. The menu includes pizza, sandwiches and pasta. Disney dining plans will be accepted. We will make every effort to assist with dietary needs. The feature pool (Fuentes del Morro Pool), leisure pools, recreation activities and entertainment will remain available. In addition to the amenities unavailable at Old Port Royale, buildings within the Martinique and Barbados regions of the Resort are unavailable to Guests. During this time, multiple construction projects will be seen and heard throughout the resort, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00 am. Exact completion date is unknown.
Starting 8/18/2017 Ending 10/8/2018

Calypso Trading Post Closed
There will be a variety of dining options available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Centertown, a dining location, will serve an all-you-care-to-enjoy buffet for breakfast and dinner, and a la carte options for lunch. A selection of grab-and-go meals will be conveniently available for purchase throughout the day in three new island markets, located in the Aruba, Jamaica and Martinique regions of the Resort. Additional a la carte offerings will be available at mobile food vending locations. In-room dining will remain available. The menu includes pizza, sandwiches and pasta. Disney dining plans will be accepted. We will make every effort to assist with dietary needs. The feature pool (Fuentes del Morro Pool), leisure pools, recreation activities and entertainment will remain available. In addition to the amenities unavailable at Old Port Royale, buildings within the Martinique and Barbados regions of the Resort are unavailable to Guests. During this time, multiple construction projects will be seen and heard throughout the resort, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00 am. Exact completion date is unknown.
Starting 8/18/2017 Ending 10/8/2018

Disney Skyliner
Disney World is creating a new transportation system, Disney Skyliner, which will give Guests a bird's-eye view of Walt Disney World Resort while traveling via gondolas. During this time construction noise may be seen or heard throughout the resort, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9am. Exact completion date is unknown.
Starting 8/18/2017

General Resort Refurbishment
It is possible construction may be seen or heard, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am.
Starting 9/14/2017 Ending 10/8/2018

Goombay Games Arcade Closed
The feature pool (Fuentes del Morro Pool), leisure pools, recreation activities and entertainment will remain available. During this time, multiple construction projects will be seen and heard throughout the resort, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00 am. Construction is expected to continue through Fall 2018.
Starting 8/18/2017 Ending 10/8/2018

Old Port Royal Food Court Closed
There will be a variety of dining options available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Centertown, a dining location, will serve an all-you-care-to-enjoy buffet for breakfast and dinner, and a la carte options for lunch. A selection of grab-and-go meals will be conveniently available for purchase throughout the day in three new island markets, located in the Aruba, Jamaica and Martinique regions of the Resort. Additional a la carte offerings will be available at mobile food vending locations. In-room dining will remain available. The menu includes pizza, sandwiches and pasta. Disney dining plans will be accepted. We will make every effort to assist with dietary needs. The feature pool (Fuentes del Morro Pool), leisure pools, recreation activities and entertainment will remain available. In addition to the amenities unavailable at Old Port Royale, buildings within the Martinique and Barbados regions of the Resort are unavailable to Guests. During this time, multiple construction projects will be seen and heard throughout the resort, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00 am. Exact completion date is unknown.
Starting 8/18/2017 Ending 10/8/2018

Shutters at Old Port Royale Closed
There will be a variety of dining options available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Centertown, a dining location, will serve an all-you-care-to-enjoy buffet for breakfast and dinner, and a la carte options for lunch. A selection of grab-and-go meals will be conveniently available for purchase throughout the day in three new island markets, located in the Aruba, Jamaica and Martinique regions of the Resort. Additional a la carte offerings will be available at mobile food vending locations. In-room dining will remain available. The menu includes pizza, sandwiches and pasta. Disney dining plans will be accepted. We will make every effort to assist with dietary needs. The feature pool (Fuentes del Morro Pool), leisure pools, recreation activities and entertainment will remain available. In addition to the amenities unavailable at Old Port Royale, buildings within the Martinique and Barbados regions of the Resort are unavailable to Guests. During this time, multiple construction projects will be seen and heard throughout the resort, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00 am. Exact completion date is unknown.
Starting 8/18/2017 Ending 10/8/2018


Disney's Coronado Springs Resort Events


Hard Goods Refurbishment
During this time, amenities including dining locations (such as the newly reimagined Rix Sports Bar and Grill) and merchandise locations, pools, La Vida Health Club with the spa and salon, and recreation activities such as beach volleyball, Iguana Arcade, Movies Under the Stars and more, will remain available. Please note that noise will be heard while our Resort is undergoing refurbishments, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms prior to 9:00 am daily. Work is expected through Summer 2019. Exact date is unknown.
Starting 11/1/2016

Pepper Market refurbishment
During this time, the quick-service restaurant, Pepper Market, will undergo minor refurbishment work, but will remain in operation. If Guests would like to experience one of the other dining locations, they can visit Maya Grill, Las Ventanas, Café Rix, Laguna Bar, Siestas Cantina and the newly reimagined space, Rix Sports Bar & Grill, featuring a variety of sandwiches, salads and refreshing beverages. All amenities will remain in operation, including the Dig Site pool area, La Vida Health Club, Salon & Spa and the Iguana Arcade. Refurbishment is ongoing through Summer 2019.
Starting 5/21/2018

The Dig Site (including Feature Pool) Closed
The Dig Site, home to The Lost City of Cibola Pool, volleyball court, playground, Iguana Arcade and Siestas Cantina, will be closed for refurbishment. While this work takes place, our other exceptional amenities, including three leisure pools, dining and merchandise locations, La Vida Health Club, Salon & Spa and recreation activities, including Movies Under the Stars and Campfires with Marshmallows, will remain available. Closure is expected to run early September through mid-December 2018. Exact dates are unknown.
Starting 9/1/2018


Disney's Pop Century Resort Events


Disney Skyliner
Disney World is creating a new transportation system, Disney Skyliner, which will give Guests a bird's-eye view of Walt Disney World Resort while traveling via gondolas. During this time construction noise may be seen or heard throughout the resort, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9am. Exact completion date is unknown.
Starting 8/18/2017


Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel Events


FriendShip Boat Service to Disney's Hollywood Studios Closed
Refurbishment work is taking place on the bridge near the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotels. As a result, there will be no FriendShip boat service to or from Disney's Hollywood Studios during this time. Service to and from Epcot and Disney's BoardWalk Resort will not be interrupted, with the exception of May 14 – May 25, 2018, during which time the FriendShip boat dock at these hotels will also be undergoing refurbishment work. Additional Disney bus transportation will be operating to and from both Disney's Hollywood Studios and Epcot during this time. The pedestrian walkway across the bridge will remain open. Closure is expected into mid-Summer 2018. Exact dates are unknown.
Starting 5/7/2018


Walt Disney World Swan Hotel Events


FriendShip Boat Service to Disney's Hollywood Studios Closed
Refurbishment work is taking place on the bridge near the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotels. As a result, there will be no FriendShip boat service to or from Disney's Hollywood Studios during this time. Service to and from Epcot and Disney's BoardWalk Resort will not be interrupted, with the exception of May 14 – May 25, 2018, during which time the FriendShip boat dock at these hotels will also be undergoing refurbishment work. Additional Disney bus transportation will be operating to and from both Disney's Hollywood Studios and Epcot during this time. The pedestrian walkway across the bridge will remain open. Closure is expected to continue into mid-Summer 2018. Exact dates are unknown.
Starting 5/7/2018


Walt Disney World Events


Monorail Refurbishment
The Walt Disney World Resort Monorail System is undergoing refurbishment and may be on modified service and/or routes. If Guests plan to use this form or transportation during their visit they should check to be sure of the best option available on their day of travel, as alternative transportation options will be available. Refurbishment is ongoing until further notice.
Starting 9/14/2017