Current List of Walt Disney World Closings & Refurbishments

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Walt Disney World Closing and Refurbishments – The following information is current as of December 10, 2015. As always, information is subject to change without notice. Hopefully none of these closings/refurbishments will impact your upcoming vacation!

MAGIC KINGDOM PARK

Splash Mountain – January 10 through January 14, 2016
Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin – January 18 through February 11, 2016
Liberty Square Riverboat – January 18 through January 22, 2016
Mad Tea Party – February 22 through February 26, 2016

 EPCOT

Re-Imagination of Maelstrom – currently scheduled to open April 30, 2016
Soarin’ – January 4 through summer of 2016

DISNEY’S HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS

Pizza Planet – January 11 through late 2016

DISNEY’S ANIMAL KINGDOM PARK

Maharajah Jungle Trek – January 4 through January 21, 2016
Kali River Rapids – January 4 through February 11, 2016

DISNEY’S TYPHOON LAGOON – annual refurbishment January 4 through March 12, 2016

DISNEY’S BLIZZARD BEACH – annual refurbishment re-opening January 3, 2016

Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort – Bay Cove Pool – February 1 through March 18, 2916

Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort – Surfboard Bay Pool – January 25 through January 28, 2016

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Jambo House

  •  Uzima Pool & Area – December 14 through December 16, 2015
  • Jambo House Soft Goods Rehab – January 1 through May 20, 2016

Disney’s Beach Club Villas – Soft Goods Rehab – January 22 through August 17, 2016

Disney’s BoardWalk Inn – 

  • Exterior Repair and Painting – August 17, 2015 through May 5, 2016
  • Luna Park Pool – January 11 through February 2, 2016
  • Flying Fish Restaurant – February 1 through September 30, 2016

Disney’s BoardWalk Villas – Guest Villa Renovations – Through Spring 2016

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

  • Old Port Royale – Path of Travel Impacts
    Guests in some parts of Martinique and Trinidad North may experience some construction noise. – November 30 through December 20, 2015 and again January 3 through February 28, 2016
  • Jamaica Pool – January 6 through January 8, 2016
  • Martinique Quiet Pool – January 11 through January 13, 2016
  • Fuentes del Morro Pool – January 13 through January 16, 2016
  • Trinidad North Quiet Pool – January 27 through January 29, 2016
  • Trinidad South Quiet Pool – February 3 through February 6, 2016

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa – Courtyard Pool – January 16 through January 19, 2016

Disney’s Old Key West Resort – Sandcastle Pool – January 4 through January 6, 2016

Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort – 

  • General Construction – During this time, Guests will observe construction taking place and certain pathways and buildings may be unavailable – through Spring, 2016
  • East Pool – Closed for enhancement. Guests may see or hear work in progress – through Spring, 2016

Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter – French Quarter Kiddie Pool is scheduled to reopen December 24, 2015

Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside – Ol’ Man Island Pool – January 11 through February 29, 2016

Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa – Grandstand Pool – January 20 through January 22, 2016

Disney’s Wilderness Lodge & Villas

  • General Resort Refurbishments – Due to multiple resort refurbishment projects, Guests will notice construction work in various areas. Noise may be overheard while this work is being completed, but construction will not begin until after 9 a.m. Certain pathways, including the nature trail, will be unavailable. The Hidden Springs leisure pool area (the leisure pool atThe Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge), resort beach, playground, Marina and Recreation fire pit will be unavailable. Through 2017
  • Cub’s Den (Children’s Activity Center) – unavailable – January 3, 2016 through 2017

Disney Springs™ – Roadwork on Buena Vista Drive – 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 Disney Springs and plan to arrive early for reserved dining and entertainment experiences. The end is in site!!! Due to be complete March, 2016. YEAH!

Planet Hollywood will be closing January 6 and will re-open during the summer of 2016.