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INTERCOT > Info Central > Closing & Refurbishment Schedule

Closing & Refurbishment Schedule

Animal Kingdom | Epcot Magic Kingdom
Hollywood Studios Resorts & Beyond Water Parks

Animal Kingdom

Flights of Wonder January 25-March 17, 2016
Boneyard February 22-March 17, 2016


Reimagination of Maelstrom October 2014-April 30, 2016
Soarin' January 4, 2016-June 1, 2016


Magic Kingdom

The Walt Disney World® Resort Monorail System is undergoing refurbishment through March 2016 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.

Jungle Cruise March 1-3, 2016
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad August 8, 2016 -
 November 18, 2016
Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse July 7, 2016 - September 25, 2016
Liberty Square Riverboat August 15-22, 2016
It's a Small World August 22, 2016 - September 16, 2016


Hollywood Studios

Pizza Planet January 19 - Late 2016
Phineas & Ferb Meet and Greet January 5, 2016 - April 18, 2016

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Movie Set Adventure
Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show
Meet & Greet: Mike and Sulley at Streets of America
Prop Shop
Studio Catering Co.
The Writer's Shop
Watto's Grotto


Resorts & Beyond

Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas

Jambo House-Soft Goods Rehab – January 1, 2016 – May 20, 2016


Disney's Art of Animation Resort

 Schoolyard Sprayground - January 4, 2016 - March 11, 2016


Disney's Beach Club Resort/Beach Club Villas

Disney's Beach Club Villas - Soft Goods Rehab - January 22, 2016 - Aug. 17, 2016


Disney's BoardWalk Inn

Exterior Repair and Painting - August 17, 2015 - May 5, 2016

Disney's BoardWalk Villas - Guest Villa Renovations - Through Spring 2016

ESPN Club: Yard Arcade & Retail - Closed to make way for a new experience. (Does not affect ESPN Club dining area.) - January 6, 2016

Flying Fish Restaurant - February 1, 2016 - September 30, 2016

Seashore Sweets - Closed to make way for a new experience. February 1, 2016


Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort

Aruba Pool - February 22, 2016 - April 15, 2016


Disney's Contemporary Resort/Bay Lake Tower

Bay Cove Pool February 1, 2016 - March 18, 2016


Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

General Construction-
Through Spring 2016
During this time, Guests will observe construction taking place and certain pathways and buildings may be unavailable.

East Pool - Through Spring 2016


Disney's Port Orleans Resort

Riverside - Ol' Man Island Pool - January 11, 2016 - March 4, 2016


Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa

Treehouse Villas Soft Goods Rehab - February 7, 2016 - June 22, 2016


Disney's Wilderness Lodge & Villas

General Resort Refurbishments
Due to multiple resort refurbishment projects, Guests will notice construction work in various areas. Noise may be overheard while this work is being completed, but construction will not begin until after 9 a.m. Certain pathways, including the nature trail, will be unavailable.

The Hidden Springs leisure pool area (the leisure pool at The Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge), resort beach, playground, marina and recreation fire pit will be unavailable through 2017.

Cub's Den (Children's Activity Center) - January 3, 2016 - Through 2017


Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel

Guest Room Renovations - June 2016 - September 2016
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.


Disney Springs

Roadwork on Buena Vista Drive - Through Mar. 2016
Due to heavy roadwork, expect delays on Buena Vista Drive. It is recommended that Guests use complimentary Walt Disney World Resort transportation from Parks and Resorts to Downtown Disney and plan to arrive early for reserved dining and entertainment experiences.

Parking Lots - Entrance 2 - Lots A-G
Loss of parking lot Entrance 2 to Guest/Cast traffic and associated lots A-G in preparation for the construction of Town Center and the East Garage. - December 1, 2014 - August 1, 2016

Fulton's Crab House - January 1 - April 1, 2016

Planet Hollywood - January 6 - Summer 2016

Water Parks

Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park - Annual Refurbishment January 4 – March 12, 2016

Updated 3/1/2016

**This list was accurate at the time of publishing.
Disney however often changes the schedule. Always call in advance to confirm.**

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