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Current Selection Criteria: Show scheduled events of any type occurring anytime from 12/1/2018 to 12/31/2018 anywhere at Walt Disney World, EXCLUDING scheduled events that are no longer in effect.


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62 events found at 28 locations:


Animal Kingdom Events


Disney After Hours at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park
Special ticketed event on the following evenings: December 4, 12, 18, 2018; January 8, 16, 22, 31, 2019; February 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 26, 2019; March 5, 20, 27, 2019; April 3, 2019
Starting 12/4/2018 Ending 4/3/2019

Holidays at Animal Kingdom Theme Park
Starting 11/8/2018 Ending 12/30/2018

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 Springs Events


Holidays at Disney Springs
Starting 11/8/2018 Ending 1/5/2019


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


Disney After Hours at Disney's Hollywood Studios
Special ticketed event on the following dates: December 8, 15, 22, 2018; January 5, 12, 19, 2019; February 2, 9, 16, 2019; March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2019; April 6, 13, 2019
Starting 12/8/2018 Ending 4/13/2019

Disney Junior Dance Party Opens
Starting 12/22/2018 Ending 1/22/2019

Disney Junior Live on Stage Closure
Show will reopen in December 2018 as Disney Junior Dance Party
Starting 9/3/2018 Ending 12/22/2018

Flurry of Fun at Hollywood Studios
Seasonal shows, attractions and fun for the holidays.
Starting 11/8/2018 Ending 1/6/2019

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

Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run Attraction Opening
Expected to open in Fall 2019. Exact date is unknown.
Starting 11/17/2018

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

Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Attraction Opening
Expected to open in Fall 2019. Exact date is unknown.
Starting 11/17/2018


Epcot Events


Beauty and the Beast sing-along
New show will be located at the France pavilion at World Showcase. Exact opening date is unknown.
Starting 11/17/2018

Candlelight Processional
Starting 11/18/2018 Ending 12/30/2018

Epcot International Festival of the Holidays
Starting 11/18/2018 Ending 12/30/2018

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

IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth Ending
Show is expected to run through Summer 2019. Final date is unknown.
No Specified Time Period

Remy's Ratatouille Adventure 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


Disney After Hours at Magic Kingdom
Special ticketed event held on the following evenings: November 25, 2018; December 3, 10, 2018; January 7, 17, 24, 28, 2019; February 7, 14, 21, 28, 2019; March 7, 21, 28, 2019; and April 4, 11, 2019
Starting 11/26/2018 Ending 4/11/2019

Holidays at Magic Kingdom
The last day of the Christmas parade will be December 31, 2018.
Starting 11/8/2018 Ending 1/13/2019

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

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
The party will be held on the following dates: November 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16, 25, 27, 29, 30, December 2, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 18, 20 and 21.
Starting 11/8/2018 Ending 12/21/2018

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

Move It! Shake It! Dance and Play It! Street Party
Reopening in January 2019 as Move It! Shake It! MousekeDance It!
Starting 12/1/2018 Ending 1/1/2019

Tron attraction opening
A new attraction expected to open in 2021.
Starting 7/15/2017


Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge Events


Artist Point Closed
Beginning December 16, 2018, Artist Point Restaurant will introduce a unique Character Dining experience every evening: an opportunity to meet Snow White, The Queen and other Characters in a setting that brings the beloved Disney film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to life!
Starting 11/11/2018 Ending 12/15/2018

Reflections - A Disney Lakeside Lodge Opening
New resort will open in 2022 and will be located near Disney's Wilderness Lodge and Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground.
Starting 10/23/2018


Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney's Wilderness Lodge Events


Artist Point Closed
Beginning December 16, 2018, Artist Point Restaurant will introduce a unique Character Dining experience every evening: an opportunity to meet Snow White, The Queen and other Characters in a setting that brings the beloved Disney film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to life!
Starting 11/11/2018 Ending 12/15/2018

Reflections - A Disney Lakeside Lodge Opening
New resort will open in 2022 and will be located near Disney's Wilderness Lodge and Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground
Starting 10/23/2018


Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge Events


Jambo House - Payment Policy Pilot
Beginning February 12, Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge - Jambo House will participate in a pilot where transactions will be handled with convenient, cash-free options. All purchases and services at the resort will accept MagicBands, credit cards, debit cards, Disney Gift Cards, Disney Rewards Redemption Cards and contactless payments such as Apple Pay, Samsung Pay or Google Pay. Exact ending date unknown.
Starting 2/12/2018

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


Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Jambo House Events


Jambo House - Payment Policy Pilot
Beginning February 12, Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge - Jambo House will participate in a pilot where transactions will be handled with convenient, cash-free options. All purchases and services at the resort will accept MagicBands, credit cards, debit cards, Disney Gift Cards, Disney Rewards Redemption Cards and contactless payments such as Apple Pay, Samsung Pay or Google Pay. Exact ending date is unknown.
Starting 2/12/2018

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


Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Kidani Village Events


Jambo House - Payment Policy Pilot
Beginning February 12, Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge - Jambo House will participate in a pilot where transactions will be handled with convenient, cash-free options. All purchases and services at the resort will accept MagicBands, credit cards, debit cards, Disney Gift Cards, Disney Rewards Redemption Cards and contactless payments such as Apple Pay, Samsung Pay or Google Pay. Exact end date is unknown.
Starting 2/12/2018


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 Beach Club Resort Events


FriendShip Boat Service to Epcot Closure
As Disney Skyliner construction continues, temporary structures will be placed near future routes, which may affect certain areas around International Gateway at Epcot. During construction, FriendShip boat service to Epcot will be unavailable beginning November 28 through late December. Guests may use the pedestrian walkway or bus service to and from Epcot.
Starting 11/28/2018


Disney's Beach Club Villas Events


FriendShip Boat Service to Epcot Closure
As Disney Skyliner construction continues, temporary structures will be placed near future routes, which may affect certain areas around International Gateway at Epcot. During construction, FriendShip boat service to Epcot will be unavailable beginning November 28 through late December. Guests may use the pedestrian walkway or bus service to and from Epcot.
Starting 11/28/2018


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

FriendShip Boat Service to Epcot Closure
As Disney Skyliner construction continues, temporary structures will be placed near future routes, which may affect certain areas around International Gateway at Epcot. During construction, FriendShip boat service to Epcot will be unavailable beginning November 28 through late December. Guests may use the pedestrian walkway or bus service to and from Epcot.
Starting 11/28/2018


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

FriendShip Boat Service to Epcot Closure
As Disney Skyliner construction continues, temporary structures will be placed near future routes, which may affect certain areas around International Gateway at Epcot. During construction, FriendShip boat service to Epcot will be unavailable beginning November 28 through late December. Guests may use the pedestrian walkway or bus service to and from Epcot.
Starting 11/28/2018


Disney's Caribbean Beach 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 Riviera Resort Opening
A new resort opening in Fall 2019. Exact opening is unknown. Resort is located near Caribbean Beach Resort.
Starting 7/17/2017


Disney's Coronado Springs Resort Events


Construction on new Gran Destino Tower
Tower will open in July 2019.
Starting 11/1/2018 Ending 7/9/2019

General Construction and Room 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. Exact completion 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.
Starting 9/1/2018 Ending 12/5/2018


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


Disney's Wilderness Lodge Events


Artist Point Closed
Beginning December 16, 2018, Artist Point Restaurant will introduce a unique Character Dining experience every evening: an opportunity to meet Snow White, The Queen and other Characters in a setting that brings the beloved Disney film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to life!
Starting 11/11/2018 Ending 12/15/2018

Reflections - A Disney Lakeside Lodge Opening
New resort will open in 2022 and will be located near Disney's Wilderness Lodge and Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground.
Starting 10/23/2018


Disney's Yacht Club Resort Events


FriendShip Boat Service to Epcot Closure
As Disney Skyliner construction continues, temporary structures will be placed near future routes, which may affect certain areas around International Gateway at Epcot. During construction, FriendShip boat service to Epcot will be unavailable beginning November 28 through late December. Guests may use the pedestrian walkway or bus service to and from Epcot.
Starting 11/28/2018


The Cabins at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort Events


Reflections - A Disney Lakeside Lodge Opening
New resort will open in 2022 and will be located near Disney's Wilderness Lodge and Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground
Starting 10/23/2018


The Campsites at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort Events


Reflections - A Disney Lakeside Lodge Opening
New resort will open in 2022 and will be located near Disney's Wilderness Lodge and Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground
Starting 10/23/2018


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


Disney Riviera Resort Opening
A new resort opening in Fall 2019. Exact opening is unknown. Resort is located near Caribbean Beach Resort.
Starting 7/17/2017

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

New Resort Opening
New resort will open in 2022 and will be located near Disney's Wilderness Lodge and Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground
Starting 10/23/2018

Star Wars Inspired Resort Opening
Exact name and opening date is unknown. Resort will be located near Disney's Hollywood Studios.
Starting 2/11/2018