Walt Disney World Resort Refurbishments (Updates to Theme Parks and Resorts) – July 29, 2015

Here are the current closings, refurbishments, and updates at The Walt Disney World Resort Theme parks and Resorts

Current as of July 29, 2015

Magic Kingdom® Park
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.
Now – December 2015
Pirates of the Caribbean®
Liberty Tree Tavern
Dream Along with Mickey
Liberty Square Riverboat
Walt Disney World® Railroad
Disney’s The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains Tour
Jun. 8 – Sep. 25, 2015
Jul. 6 – Nov. 19, 2015
Jul. 21 – Aug. 19, 2015
Aug. 4 – 10, 2015
Oct. 12 – Nov. 20, 2015
Oct. 12 – Nov. 20, 2015
Epcot®
Re-Imagination of Maelstrom
Living with the Land
Oct. 15, 2014 – Apr. 30, 2016
Sep. 8 – 17, 2015
Disney’s Hollywood Studios®
Voyage of the Little Mermaid Sep. 7 – Sep. 10, 2015
Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park
None

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
None
Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park
None

Disney’s Beach Club Resort
Guest Room Renovations
Guest rooms will be refurbished with new hard and soft goods. Guests will not be accommodated in the affected areas but it is possible that some noise could travel while work is in progress (between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily).
Oct. 13, 2014 – Aug. 22, 2015
Disney’s Boardwalk Inn
Exterior Repair and Painting Aug. 17, 2015 – May 5, 2016
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
Fitness Center, Salon and Casitas Leisure Pool
Closed for maintenance. During this time, Guests can continue to visit the feature pool and the other two leisure pools at the resort. Additionally, a temporary fitness center will be set up for Guests in the Casitas area.
Jul. 5 – Oct. 12, 2015
Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Gasparilla Island Grill
During the refurbishment, Beaches pool bar will offer breakfast and Mizners will offer grab and go options.
Aug. 23 – Sep. 4, 2015
Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort
Tide Me Over Food Court Aug. 1 – Sep. 20, 2015
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 Early 2016
East Pool
Closed for enhancement. Guests may see or hear work in progress.
Now – Early 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 and Recreation fire pit will be unavailable.

Oct. 2, 2015 – 2017

Oct. 26, 2015 – 2017Walt Disney World Swan HotelGuest Room Renovations
Renovation work is scheduled to take place between 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. daily. No guests will be accommodated in the renovation area as to minimize impact on the guest experience.Aug. 20, 2014 – TBD

Downtown Disney® Area
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 Downtown Disney and plan to arrive early for reserved dining and entertainment experiences.
Through Mar. 2016
Parking Lots – Entrance 2 – Lots A-G
Loss of parking lot Entrance 2 to Guest/Cast traffic and associated lots A-G in preparation for the construction of Town Center and the East Garage.
Dec. 1, 2014 – Aug. 1, 2016
Fulton’s Crab House Jan. 1 – Apr. 1, 2016
Planet Hollywood Jan. 1 – Jun. 1, 2016

Golf Courses/Miniature Golf
None

Information and dates subject to change without notice.
Last Updated July 29, 2015

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