Current and Upcoming Closures at the Walt Disney World Resort
Here is a centralized list of attractions that are currently closed or scheduled to be closed for refurbishment. Disney calls these “operational updates.” We’ll also list here upcoming and recent permanently closed attractions, if any.
- Snow White’s Scary Adventure - Closed permanently 5-31-12 – Will be replaced by “Princess Fairytale Hall” as part of the Fantasyland Expansion.
- Prince Charming’s Regal Carrousel closed-8/1/2013- 8/21/2013
- Space Mountain- closed 9/3/2013-9/5/2013, 9/10/2013- 9/12/2013, 9/23/2013-9/26/2013
- Enchanted Tiki Room- closed 7/31/2013-8/28/2013
- Walt Disney World Railroad - closed 9/30/2013- 10/20/2013
- Peter Pan’s Flight – closed- 9/30/2013- 11/13/2013
- It’s A Small World- closed- 12/2/2013-12/12/2013
- Celebrate a Dream Come True Parade- closing 12/3/2013. New parade in 3/2014
- Construction of a 3rd bus loop starting 3/18/2013
- Jungle Cruise closed 8/19/2013- 9/30/2013
- Fountain View- closed 4/8/2013- Fall 2013. This location is becoming a Starbucks.
- American Adventure Guest Restrooms – new guest restrooms between American Adventure and Japan- 3/8/2013- Fall
- Epcot Character Spot- closed 10/21/2013- to be announced
- Spaceship Earth- closed 8/22/2013- 8/27/2013
Disney’s Hollywood Studio
- Muppet Vision 3D closed- 8/6/2013- 9/2/2013
- Honey I Shrunk the Kids Playground- closed 9/3/2013- 11/19/2013
Parking lots H, I, J,K are closed. During busy times Disney will open the Team Disney parking lot and provide a shuttle to Downtown Disney. They are preparing to build a parking garage in this location.
NOTE: Our listing is for those refurbishments that will have an impact on the majority of guests. When it comes to changing out rooms, this is fairly routine as Disney is always monitoring their resorts. Unless it’s a full scale remodel, it’s considered standard maintenance and is not included in the refurb/rehab schedule.
- Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas
- Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
- All Star Movies
- All Star Music Resort
- All Star Sports - End Zone Food Court closed 8/5/2013- 12/26/2013. There will be transportation from the porte cochere to All Star Music or All Star Movies to dine in the Intermission Food Court or World Premier Food Court. The Arcade will be closed 7/31/2013- 12/26/2013. It is being used as a temporary Food Court with “Grab & Go” items.
Disney’s Beach Club Resort
- Disney’s Boardwalk Resort
- Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
- Disney’s Contemporary Resort- California Grill closed 2/2/2013 – 8/31/2013
- Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
- Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground
- Disney’s Grand Floridian
- Disney’s Old Key West
- Disney’s Pop Century
- Disney’s Polynesian Resort - Volcano Feature Pool closed 9/9/2013- 9/20/2013
- Disney Port Orleans French Quarter
- Disney Port Orleans Riverside
- Disney’s Saratoga Springs- Grandstand Pool closed 8/25/2013- 9/14/2013
- Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
- Disney’s Yacht Club Resort
Disney Golf Courses
- Disney’s Palm Golf Course - closed 6/12/2013- Mid November
- Disney’s Magnolia Golf Course -
- Disney’s Lake Buena Vista Course
- Disney’s Osprey Ridge Golf Course – closing as a Disney golf course 8/11/2013. It will reopen 8/15 as part of the Four Seasons resort.
- Disney’s Oak Trail Golf Course
If you notice any discrepancies or corrections, please let us know!