Refurbishments- Walt Disney World

January 9, 2018

 

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 or 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.

Ongoing until further notice

 

Splash Mountain

Jan. 8 - Feb. 1, 2018

 

Liberty Square Riverboat

Jan. 8, 2018 - TBD

 

Pirates of the Caribbean

Feb. 26 - Mar. 18, 2018

 

Cinderella's Royal Table

Feb. 28 - Mar. 2, 2018

 

 

 

Epcot®

 

The American Adventure

Early January - Early February 2018

 

 

 

Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park

 

Kali River Rapids

Jan. 2 - Feb. 10, 2018

 

Finding Nemo - The Musical

Feb. 4, 2018 - TBD

 

Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park

Annual Refurbishment

Jan. 7 - Mar. 18, 2018

 

Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park

Annual Refurbishment

Oct. 22, 2017 - Jan. 6, 2018

 

Resorts

 

 

Disney's All Star Movies Resort

Duck Pond Leisure Pool

During this time, it is possible that Guests may see or hear construction, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am. In addition, the feature pool, Fantasia Pool, will be available. All dining and merchandise locations will remain in full operation.

Jan. 2 - Spring 2018

 

Rooms Refurbishment

During this time, it is possible that Guests may see or hear construction, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am. All resort amenities including dining and merchandise locations will remain in full operation.

Late February - Winter 2018

 

Disney's All Star Music Resort

Calypso Pool

During this time, it is possible that Guests may see or hear construction, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am. All dining and merchandise locations will remain in full operation. In addition, Piano Pool will be available.

Late February - Early March 2018

 

Disney's Art of Animation Resort

Big Blue Pool

During this time, it is possible that Guests may see or hear construction, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am. All dining and merchandise locations will remain in full operation. In addition, Flippin' Fins Pool and Cozy Cone Pool will be available.

Mid-January 2018

Flippin' Fins Pool

During this time, it is possible that Guests may see or hear construction, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am. All dining and merchandise locations will remain in full operation. In addition, The Big Blue Pool and Cozy Cone Pool will be available.

Late January - Early February 2018

Cozy Cone Pool

Cozy Cone Pool will be unavailable due to routine maintenance. During this time, it is possible that Guests may see or hear construction, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am. All dining and merchandise locations will remain in full operation. In addition, The Big Blue Pool and Flippin' Fins Pool will be available.

Early February - Mid-February 2018

Disney Skyliner

We have embarked on creating a new transportation system, Disney Skyliner, which will give Guests a bird's-eye view of Walt Disney World Resort while traveling via gondolas. During this time construction noise may be seen or heard throughout the resort, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9am.

Ongoing until further notice

 

Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Kidani Village

Samawati Springs Pool

During this time, it is possible that Guests may see or hear construction, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am. All dining and merchandise locations will remain in full operation. In addition, Uzima Springs Pool will be available.

Early January - Mid-January 2018

 

Disney's BoardWalk Inn & Villas

 

In an effort to make future visits more magical, Disney's BoardWalk Inn & Villas is currently undergoing some refurbishment projects across the Resort. During this time, the Resort will be in full operation with all amenities available, including dining, merchandise and recreation locations. It is possible that construction may be seen or heard, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am.

Ongoing until further notice

 

Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort

Old Port Royale Food Court, Shutters at Old Port Royale, Cabana Pool Bar and Calypso Trading Post

There will be a variety of dining options available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Centertown, a dining location, will serve an all-you-care-to-enjoy buffet for breakfast and dinner, and à la carte options at lunch. A selection of grab-and-go meals will be conveniently available for purchase in three island markets located in the Aruba, Jamaica and Martinique regions of the Resort. Additional a la carte offerings will be available at mobile food vending locations. Our in-room dining will remain available including pizza, sandwiches and pasta. The feature pool-Fuentes del Morro Pool - and leisure pools will all remain available. Recreation activities and entertainment will also be available. In addition to the amenities unavailable at Old Port Royale, which includes the Goombay Games arcade, buildings within Martinique and Barbados islands are unavailable to Guests. During this time construction noise may be seen or heard throughout the resort, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9am.

Through Fall 2018

Disney Skyliner

We have embarked on creating a new transportation system, Disney Skyliner, which will give Guests a bird's-eye view of Walt Disney World Resort while traveling via gondolas. During this time construction noise may be seen or heard throughout the resort, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9am.

Ongoing until further notice

Construction

It is possible construction may be seen or heard, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am.

Ongoing until further notice

 

Disney's Coronado Springs Resort

Hard Goods Refurbishment

During this time, amenities including dining locations (such as the newly reimagined Rix Sports Bar and Grill) and merchandise locations, pools, La Vida Health Club with the spa and salon, and recreation activities such as beach volleyball, Iguana Arcade, Movies Under the Stars and more, will remain available. Please note that noise will be heard while our Resort is undergoing refurbishments, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms prior to 9:00am daily.

Through Summer 2019

 

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Grand Floridian Beach Pool & Pool Bar

During this time, it is possible that Guests may see or hear construction, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am. The water play area and mug refill station will still be available at this location. In addition, all other dining locations and the Courtyard Pool will be available during this time.

Jan. 2 - Spring 2018

 

Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

Meadow Swimmin' Pool

During this time, it is possible that Guests may see or hear construction, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am. All dining and merchandise locations will remain in full operation. In addition, Wilderness Swimmin' Pool will be available.

Late January through Early February 2018

 

Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort

Big Dipper Pool and The Little Dipper Kiddie Pool

The Big Dipper Pool and The Little Dipper Kiddie Pool will be unavailable due to routine maintenance. During this time, The Beach House Pool will be available. It is possible that Guests may see or hear construction, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am. All dining and merchandise locations will remain in full operation.

January 2018 - February 2018

 

Disney's Old Key West Resort

Room Refurbishments

Guests may see or hear work in progress and certain pathways may be unavailable. During this time, the Resort will be in full operation with all amenities available including dining and merchandise locations, pools, and recreation activities. It is possible that construction may be seen or heard, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00 am.

Through Spring 2019

 

Disney's Polynesian Village Resort

Disney's Polynesian Villas & Bungalows

Lava Pool

The Lava Pool and waterslide will be unavailable due to routine maintenance. During this time, it is possible that Guests may see or hear construction, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am. All dining and merchandise locations will remain in full operation. In addition, Oasis Pool will be available.

February 2018

 

Disney's Pop Century Resort

Room Refurbishments

During this time, Guests may see or hear work in progress and certain pathways may be unavailable. To minimize disruptions, we will attempt to limit all work until after 9:00 a.m. daily.

Through Summer 2018

Bowling Pool

Bowling Pool will be closed for refurbishment. During this time, it is possible that Guests may see or hear construction, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am. In addition, Hippy Dippy Pool will be available. All dining and merchandise locations will remain in full operation.

Late February - May 2018

Disney Skyliner

We have embarked on creating a new transportation system, Disney Skyliner, which will give Guests a bird's-eye view of Walt Disney World Resort while traveling via gondolas. During this time construction noise may be seen or heard throughout the resort, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9am.

Ongoing until further notice

 

Disney's Port Orleans Resort - French Quarter

Room Refurbishments

During this room refurbishment, it is possible that Guests may see or hear construction, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am. All amenities including dining, merchandise and recreation locations will be available.

Early January through Late Spring 2018

 

Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa

High Rock Spring Pool

During this time, it is possible that Guests may see or hear construction, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am. In addition, The Paddock Pool or the leisure pools located at The Grandstand, Congress Park and the Treehouse Villas will be available.

Mid-January to Late January 2018

Paddock Pool 

During this time, it is possible that Guests may see or hear construction, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am. In addition, High Rock Spring Pool and the leisure pools located at The Grandstand, Congress Park and the Treehouse Villas will be available.

Late January - Mid-February 2018

 

Disney's Wilderness Lodge

Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge

Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney's Wilderness Lodge

Copper Creek Springs Pool

Copper Creek Springs Pool will be unavailable due to routine maintenance. During this time, it is possible that Guests may see or hear construction, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am. All dining and merchandise locations will remain in full operation. In addition, Boulder Ridge Cove Pool will be available.

Mid-February - Late February 2018

 

Disney's Yacht & Beach Club Convention Center

Expansion Work

During this time, Guests may see or hear work in progress and certain pathways may be unavailable. To minimize any disruptions, work-related noise should not be audible from Guest rooms until after 9:00 a.m.

Through Winter 2018

 

Disney Springs™

Portobello Country Italian Trattoria - reopening as Terralina Crafted Italian

Apr. 23, 2017 - TBD

 

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

Roadwork 

Intermittent overnight lane closures, lane shifts, traffic congestion and noise impacts can be expected along Osceola Parkway / Victory Way.

Ongoing until further notice

 

 

Tiffany Romero is an Independent Agent of Fairytale Adventures Travel. She is a frequent visitor to Disney World.  She specializes in special needs travel for adults and children and family travel.  Tiffany can be reached at tiffanyandritchie@fairytaleadv.com or on her Facebook Tiffany Romero Destination Specialist

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