There is nothing worse than discovering your favorite Walt Disney World Resort attraction is going to be down for refurbishment while you are visiting. We are here to give you weekly updates about what is currently closed and what attractions will be going down in the future.
Disney announced this week the ongoing refurbishment of the Resort Monorail has been extended through June 2016. Currently in the Magic Kingdom, The Walt Disney World Railroad is closed for refurbishment through April 23. Over in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, the lengthy refurbishment of Flights of Wonder is scheduled to end April 16.
Pizza Planet remains closed for its lengthy refurbishment in Disney’s Hollywood Studios (set to reopen in late 2016). The refurbishment of Soarin’ and the re-imagination of the Maelstrom continues in Epcot this week. Frozen Ever After is still on schedule to open on April 30, 2016.
Fantasia Gardens Mini Golf ‘s Fantasia Fairways is closed April 4-20 for a brief refurbishment.
Several ongoing resort refurbishments continue this week at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Villas, Disney’s Boardwalk Inn, Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel, Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, and Buena Vista Palace. Upcoming refurbishments scheduled for the Walt Disney World Resort include:
*Disney last updated this list on April 12, 2016.
|Location||Attraction||Start Date||End Date|
|Weather Condition - No charcoal grills or campfires||Due to dry conditions, there are currently fire restrictions throughout Central Florida. As a result, campfires at our Resort hotels will not take place as scheduled. Other recreation activities will continue to be held. Additionally, charcoal grills, where available, may not be utilized at this time. Propane grills will be permitted for use.||Now||Until further notice!|
|Resort Monorail||Resort Monorail*||3/10/15||04/26/17|
|Magic Kingdom||Hall of Presidents||01/17/17||06/29/17|
|Prince Charming Regal Carrousel||04/24/17||05/18/17|
|Advanced Training Lab||06/05/17||07/28/17|
|Animal Kingdom Park||It's Tough to be a Bug||04/24/17||04/29/17|
|Disney Springs||Portobello Country Italian Trattoria||04/23/17||Fall 2017|
|Disney Quest||07/03/17||Permanent closure|
|BoardWalk Inn & Villas||Exterior Maintenance & Painting ||02/13/17||through May 2017|
|Caribbean Beach Resort||Old Port Royale Food Court||05/01/17||06/30/18|
|Shutters at Old Port Royale||05/01/17||06/30/18|
|Cabana Pool Bar||05/01/17||06/30/18|
|Calypso Trading Post||05/01/17||06/30/18|
|Coronado Springs Resort||Hard Goods||Fall 2016||through 2017|
|Old Key West Resort||Exterior Maintenance and Painting||01/03/17||07/27/17|
|Pop Century Resort||Room Refurbishments||02/04/17||05/07/17|
|Wilderness Lodge & Boulder Ridge Villas||General Resort Refurbishments||10/02/15||07/17/17|
|Cub's Den (Children's Activity Center||10/02/15||through 2017|
|Roaring Fork Snacks||10/02/15||through 2017|
|Trout Pass Pool Bar||10/02/15||through 2017|
|Yacht Club Resort||Room Refurbishments||January 2017||TBD|
|Yacht & Beach Club Convention Center||Expansion Work||8/04/16||2/01/18|
|*List Last updated 04/17/17|
*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.
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