Walt Disney World Refurbishments

August 1, 2017


Are you headed to Disney World in August?  If you are here is some important information to keep in mind.


Magic Kingdom


Monorail: modified service and/or route. Make sure to know alternate routes.

Now - Aug. 30,2017


Hall of Presidents: CLOSED Now - TBD

Liberty Square Riverboat: Aug. 1-10,2017

Splash Mountain: Aug. 28 - Nov. 16,2017



Mission: Space: June 5-TBD

Advanced Training Lab: June 5-TBD

Coral Reef Restaurant: Aug.27-30,2017

Ellen's Energy Adventure: Aug. 13 (closing permanently


Hollywood Studios

The Great Movie Ride: Aug. 13 (closing permanently)


Typhoon Lagoon

Annual Refurbishment: through Jan. 7, 2018


Blizzard Beach

Annual Refurbishment: Oct. 29, 2017 - Jan. 6, 2018



Art of Animation:

Skyliner: Ongoing until further notice


Boardwalk Inn & Villas: 

Refurbishments throughout the resort; ongoing until further notice

Skyliner: Ongoing until further notice


Caribbean Beach Resort:


Old Port Royale Food Court, Shutters at Old Port Royale, Cabana Pool Bar, Calypso Trading Post: May 1,2017 - June 30, 2018


Contemporary Resort:

Feature Aquatic Play Area July 24-28, 2017


Coronado Springs Resort: Refurbishments

Hard Good: Now through 2017


Old KeyWest:

Exterior Maintenance and Painting: Jan. 3 - July 27,2017

Room Refurbishment: Aug. 1 - June 28, 2018


Pop Century:

Room Refurbishments: Feb.4,2017 - May 7,2018

Refurbishment Projects throughout the resort: Ongoing until further notice

Skyliner: Ongoing until further notice


Yacht Club

Room Refurbishment: Through Summer 2017

Captain's Grill: May 25 - Sept.30,2017

Yacht Club & Beach Club Convention Center

Expansion Work: Aug. 4 - Feb. 1,2018


Disney Springs

Portobello Country Italian Trattoria: April 23 - Fall 2017

Wolfgang Puck Cafe: including The Dining Room at Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe, The Express at Wolfgang Puck Grand Cage

(Closing permanently) Aug. 2, 2017






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