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Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

Heading to Walt Disney World? Looking to see which attractions may be closed during your trip? You’ve come to the right place! With the Disney World Refurbishment schedule, you’ll quickly see which experiences will be under refurbishment during your vacation.

Below is a breakdown of the current Disney World refurbishment schedule. I make an effort to keep this information as accurate as possible. Details around the Disney World Refurbishment schedule can change at any moment with little to no notice. Please keep this in mind when using this information for planning your trip.

Disney Vacation Club (DVC) Resort Refurbishment Information.

Magic Kingdom

Attraction/Dining VenueClose DateReopen Date
Meet Tinker Bell at Town Square Theater6.20.20TBD
Splash Mountain (retheme to Tiana’s Bayou Adventure)1.23.23late 2024
Aunt Polly’s Dockside Inn (Quick Service)3.16.20TBD
Tomorrowland Terrace Restaurant (Quick Service)8.5.21TBD
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad1.16.241.21.24
Diamond Horseshoe1.29.241.30.24
Epcot

Attraction/Dining Close DateReopen Date
Frozen Ever After1.24.241.25.24
Hollywood Studios

Attraction/DiningClose DateReopen Date
Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith1.8.24Summer 2024
Walt Disney Presents2.12.243.2.24
Animal Kingdom

Attraction/DiningClose DateReopen Date
Caravan Road (Dining)3.16.23TBD
Kali River Rapids1.8.243.15.24
Resorts

ResortAttraction/DiningClose DateReopen Date
Boardwalk InnTo-Go-Cart3.14.20TBD
Grand Floridian1900 Park Fare6.20.20TBD
Grand FloridianGarden View Tea Room6.20.20TBD
Grand FloridianLobby6.11.23TBD
Grand FloridianNarcoossee’s9.17.23Mid-Oct 2023
Beach ClubLobby6.19.23TBD
Caribbean Beach ResortRoom Updates4.14.23TBD
Disney’s Wilderness LodgeBoulder Ridge Cove Pool9.11.239.15.23
Yacht & Beach ClubStormalong Bay1.1.25est. 6.30.25
Water Parks

Water ParkAttraction/DiningClose DateReopen Date
Typhoon LagoonThe Whole Park11.6.233.17.24
Blizzard BeachThe Whole Park3.17.24TBA
Disney Springs

Attraction/Dining/StoreClose DateReopen Date
N/AN/AN/A

Why Disney Does Refurbishments

Disney invests in regular refurbishments primarily to ensure the long-term quality and safety of its attractions. My perspective revolves around the idea that maintaining and enhancing the guest experience over time is of paramount importance.

While some guests might be disappointed when their favorite attractions temporarily close, I believe that it’s a necessary step to guarantee the continued excellence of these rides. This is why Disney is committed to providing them with the best possible experience every time.

Safety is a top priority for Disney, even in the midst of the fun and excitement. Proper maintenance and refurbishments are essential to ensure that their attractions continue to offer a safe and exhilarating experience for all our guests.

So, to wrap things up, the Disney World Refurbishment schedule is all about providing you insight on which Disney experiences will be under refurbishment during your trip. I get it, it can be a bummer when your favorite ride is temporarily closed, but trust me, it’s for the greater good of keeping the magic alive.

By putting in the effort to take care of their attractions, Disney wants to make sure that when you come back for your next visit, it’s going to be an absolute blast. So, go ahead, plan your trip, and enjoy every moment of your vacation to Disney World! It’s going to be magical, no matter which experience could be under refurbishment. And, remember if your favorite attraction is getting a little pixie dust, then it’s just another reason to go back!

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Meet the Author: Nate Bishop

I’m a die-hard Disney fan with 38 years of visits under my belt, having stepped into Disney World 120+ times. Proud to be a Disney Annual Passholder, a Vacation Club member since ’92, a Castaway Club Member, and a runDisney enthusiast. Oh, and I’ve graduated from the Disney College of Knowledge. Need Disney insights or planning tips? I’m your guy!

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