Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule


Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule as of October 21, 2015

Magic Kingdom® Park
Liberty Tree Tavern
The Diamond Horseshoe
Walt Disney World Railroad
Disney’s The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains Tour
Peter Pan’s Flight
Splash Mountain


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.

Jul. 6 – Nov. 19, 2015
Aug. 2 – Nov. 19, 2015
Oct. 12 – Nov. 20, 2015
Oct. 12 – Nov. 20, 2015
Nov. 2 – 7, 2015
Jan. 10 – 14, 2016

Now – December 2015

Re-imagination of Maelstrom
Sum of All Thrills
Oct. 15, 2014 – Apr. 30, 2016
Nov. 30 – Dec. 4, 2015
Jan. 4, 2016 – Summer 2016
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Jedi Training Academy Oct. 4 – Nov. 30, 2015
Catalina Eddie’s Oct. 11 – Nov. 19, 2015
Rosie’s All-American Café Oct. 11 – Nov. 19, 2015
ABC Sound Studio Nov. 11 – 17, 2015
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park
Primeval Whirl Aug. 17 – Nov. 12, 2015
Pizzafari Aug. 23 – Nov. 14, 2015
Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
Annual Refurbishment Jan. 3 – Mar. 12, 2016
Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park
Annual Refurbishment Oct. 4 2015 – Jan. 2, 2016
Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort
Grand Slam Pool Oct. 26 – Dec. 18, 2015
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Jambo House
Uzima Pool & Area
Kilimanjaro Club Lounge
Dec. 14 – Dec. 21, 2015
Jan. 11 – Feb. 5, 2016
Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
Exterior repair and painting
Luna Park Pool
Aug. 17, 2015 – May 5, 2016
Jan. 11 – Feb. 2, 2016
Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
Bridge Closure
The main bridge going from Aruba and Jamaica to Old Port Royale will be closed. Guests may take a shuttle, internal van, or boat from Aruba to Bike Works.
Aug. 3 – Nov. 26, 2015
Old Port Royale – Path of Travel Impacts
Guests in some parts of Martinique and Trinidad North may experience some contruction noise.
Nov. 30 – Dec. 20, 2015 & Jan. 3 – Feb. 28, 2016
Jamaica Pool Jan. 6 – 8, 2016
Martinique Quiet Pool Jan. 11 – 13, 2016
Fuentes del Morro Pool Jan. 13 – 16, 2016
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
Ranchos Village Quiet Pool Nov. 2 – 3, 2015
Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Courtyard Pool Jan. 16 – 19, 2016
Disney’s Old Key West Resort
Sandcastle Pool Jan. 4 – 6, 2016
Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort
General Construction
During this time, Guests will observe construction taking place and certain pathways and buildings may be unavailable.
Through early 2016
East Pool
Closed for enhancement. Guests may see or hear work in progress.
Now – Early 2016
Disney’s Pop Century Resort
Computer Pool
Adding fencing and gates around the pool. The pool will remain open during the project but Guests will see contractors and equipment in the area.
Sep. 14 – Oct. 23, 2015
Computer Pool Nov. 30 – Dec. 3, 2015
Bowling Pin Pool Dec. 7 – Dec. 10, 2015
Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter
French Quarter Kiddie Pool Sep. 29 – Dec. 23, 2015
Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside
Ol’ Man Island Pool Jan. 11 – Feb. 29, 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.
Oct. 2, 2015 – 2017
The Hidden Springs leisure pool area (the leisure pool at The Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge), resort beach, playground and Recreation fire pit will be unavailable. Nov. 2, 2015 – 2017
Buena Vista Palace
General Resort Refurbishments
Due to multiple resort refurbishment projects, Guests will notice construction work in various areas.Front Desk renovation; a temporary Front Desk will be functional. Video arcade will close to make room for a new Grab and Go outlet.
The pool will be unavailable. The spa pool, located in the main tower will remain open for all guests. Additionally, neighboring hotels on Hotel Plaza Blvd. will allow Buena Vista Palace guests to use their pools during this time. Watercress Café will be closed during this time, however, the one80 Sports Bar and Restaurant will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Through June 2016
Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel
Guest Room Renovations
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.
Oct. 2015 – Mid-Dec. 2015
June 2016 – September 2016
Disney Springs
Roadwork on Buena Vista Drive
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.
Through Mar. 2016
Planet Hollywood Jan. 1 – Jun. 1, 2016

Information and dates subject to change without notice.
Last Updated October 21, 2015


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