Walt Disney World Resort – Refurbishment Schedule as of June 19, 2016


Magic Kingdom® Park
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.
Through June 2016
Swiss Family Treehouse
Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress
Liberty Square Riverboat
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
“it’s a small world”
Jul. 6 – Sep. 24, 2016
Jul. 25 – 28, 2016
Aug. 1 – 7, 2016
Aug. 8 – Nov. 18, 2016
Aug. 22 – Sep. 15, 2016
Disney’s Hollywood Studios®
Pizza Planet
Walt Disney: One Man’s Dream
Voyage of the Little Mermaid
MuppetVision 3D
Jan. 19 – Late 2016
Jul. 16 – 19, 2016
Jul. 24 – 27, 2016
Aug. 15 – 22, 2016
Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park
DINOSAUR Jul. 25 – Oct. 16, 2016

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park

Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort
Soft Goods Refurbishment Apr. 2 – Sep. 24, 2016
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Kidani Village
Soft Goods Refurbishment Jul. 15, 2016 – January 2017
Disney’s Beach Club Villas
Soft Goods & Bath Refurbishment Jan. 22 – Aug. 17, 2016
Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
Flying Fish Restaurant Through Summer 2016
Garden Suites Accessible Room Refurbishments Jun. 8 – Jul. 12, 2016
Disney’s BoardWalk Villas
Room Refurbishments May 16 – Aug 30, 2016
Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
Martinique Pool May 31 – Jul. 1, 2016
Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground
Construction work in Loop 2100
There will be increased traffic throughout the resort between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm. Guests should allow extra time for travel.
Through July 2016
Meadow Kiddie Pool
Closing permanently
Jun. 27, 2016
Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort
Beach Renourishment Project May 1 – Fall 2016
Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter
Sassagoula Floatworks & Food Factory Refurbishment Jul. 11 – Nov. 21, 2016
Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside
Routine Roof Maintenance
During this time Guests may see work in progress.
Through Summer 2016
Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa
Treehouse Villas Soft Goods Rehab Feb. 7 – Jun. 22, 2016
Disney’s Vero Beach Resort
Hard Goods Refurbishment Jan. 24 – Jul. 2, 2016
Disney’s Wilderness Lodge & Villas
General Resort Refurbishments
Due to extensive refurbishment projects, Guests will very likely see and hear construction work in various areas throughout their stay. To minimize disruptions, we will attempt to limit work until after 9:00 a.m.
At this time, many popular areas will remained closed – including the Hidden Springs Pool (the leisure pool at The Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge), beach, marina, playground and more. In addition, certain pathways, like our nature trail, will be unavailable, and surrounding views may be altered. However, the recently renovated Silver Creek Springs Pool will remain open and boat transportation to Magic Kingdom park will continue to be offered.
Through 2017
Cub’s Den (Children’s Activity Center) – unavailable Through 2017
Buena Vista Palace
General Resort Refurbishments
Due to multiple resort refurbishment projects, Guests will notice construction work in various areas. The pool will be unavailable. The spa pool, located in the main tower will remain open for all guests. Additionally, neighboring hotels on Hotel Plaza Blvd. will allow Buena Vista Palace guests to use their pools during this time. Watercress Café will be closed during this time, however, the one80 Sports Bar and Restaurant will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Through June 2016
Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel
Guest Room Renovations
Renovation work is scheduled to take place between 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily. No guests will be accommodated in the renovation area as to minimize impact on the guest experience.
June – September 2016

Disney Springs
Planet Hollywood Jan. 6 – Summer 2016
Fulton’s Crab House – reopening as Paddlefish Apr. 4 – Fall 2016

Golf Courses/Miniature Golf

Information and dates subject to change without notice.

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