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Current List of WDW Closings and Refurbishments

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WDW Closings Refurbishments

WDW Closing and Refurbishments – The following information is current as of February 24, 2016. All information is subject to change without notice.

Monorail:

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 of 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 – continues through April, 2016

MAGIC KINGDOM:

Mad Tea Party – February 22 thru February 26, 2016
Jungle Cruise – March 1 thru March3, 2016
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad – April 4 thru July, 2016  cancelled

EPCOT:

Soarin’ – Currently closed thru Summer 2016
Circle of Life – February  7 thru April 2, 2016

DISNEY’S HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS:

Toy Story Midway Mania will be closed for one day – March 15, 2016
Pizza Planet – Currently closed thru late 2016
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Movie Set Adventure – Closing Permanently April 3, 2016
Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show – Closing Permanently April 3, 2016

DISNEY’S ANIMAL KINGDOM:

Kali River Rapids – January 4 thru February 18, 2016
Flights of Wonder – January 25 thru March 17, 2016
Warung Outpost – January 25 thru March 17, 2016
Boneyard – February 22 thru March 17, 2016
Isle of Java – February 22 thru March 5, 2016

DISNEY’S TYPHOON LAGOON: Currently closed for annual refurbishment thru March 12, 2016

BAY LAKE TOWER AT CONTEMPORARY RESORT:

Bay Cove Pool – February 1 thru March 18, 2016
Soft Goods Refurbishment – April 2 thru October 14, 2016

DISNEY’S ANIMAL KINGDOM LODGE: 

Concierge Lounge will be closed for refurbishment. An alternative lounge location will be available during this time. May 7 thru May 22, 2016

DISNEY’S ANIMAL KINGDOM VILLAS – JAMBO HOUSE:

Jambo House Soft Goods Rehab –  On-going thru May 20, 2016

DISNEY’S ART OF ANIMATION RESORT:

Schoolyard Sprayground – January 4 thru March 11, 2016

DISNEY’S BEACH CLUB VILLAS:

Soft Goods Rehab – started on January 22 thru August 17, 2016

DISNEY’S BOARDWALK INN:

Exterior Repair and Painting – started August 17, 2015 thru  May 5, 2016

Flying Fish Restaurant – February 1 thru September 30, 2016

Seashore Sweets’ – Closed permanently to make way for a new experiences February 1, 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 – January 3 thru February 28, 2016

Aruba Pool – February 22 thru April 15, 2016

DISNEY’S GRAND FLORIDIAN RESORT & SPA:

Beach Pool Slide – February 8 thru February 26, 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 – thru Spring 2016

East Pool – Closed for enhancement. Guests may see or hear work in progress. Now – Spring 2016

DISNEY’S POP CENTURY RESORT:

Bowling Pool – February 16 thru March 1, 2016

DISNEY’S PORT ORLEANS RESORT – RIVERSIDE:

Ol’ Man Island Pool – January 11 thru March 4, 2016

DISNEY’S SARATOGA SPRINGS RESORT & SPA:

Treehouse Villas Soft Goods Rehab – February 7 thru June 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 at The 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 thru 2017
Sturdy Branches Health Club – July thru October 2016

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. Through March 2016 (IT’S ALMOST DONE!!)

Planet Hollywood – closed thru Summer 2016

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