Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

by admin on August 24, 2014

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Updated Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule

Magic Kingdom® Park
Astro Orbiter
The Yankee Trader
Mickey’s PhilharMagic
Carousel of Progress
Enchanted Tiki Room
Walt Disney World Railroad
The Magic Carpet of Aladdin
Cinderella’s Royal Table
Monorail – Monorail service will be adjusted on the Magic Kingdom Park and Epcot beams in order to accommodate the installation of a new state-of-the art train control system. As a result, monorail service will run from:

  • 8:30 a.m.- midnight on the Magic Kingdom Resort beam
  • 9:30 a.m.- 11:30 p.m. on the Magic Kingdom Express beam
  • 8:30 am – 11 pm on the Magic Kingdom Resort beam (12 am during Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party)
  • 9:30 am – 1 hour after Magic Kingdom Fireworks on the Magic Kingdom Express beam
Jun. 2 – Sep. 27, 2014
Jul. 28 – Sep. 30, 2014
Sept. 8 – 27, 2014
Sept. 22 – 27, 2014
Sep. 27 – Oct. 3, 2014
Sep. 29 – Nov. 7, 2014
Nov. 10 – 21, 2014
Jan. 5 – Mar. 6, 2015
June 22, 2014 – Aug. 31, 2014








Sep. 1 – Sep. 26, 2014
Epcot
Monorail – Monorail service will be adjusted on the Epcot beam in order to accommodate the installation of a new state-of-the art train control system. As a result, monorail service will run from:

  • 9 a.m. – 11 p.m. on the Epcot beam
June 22, 2014 – Sep. 26, 2014
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
The American Idol Experience – Location Closing
Fantasmic!
Aug. 31, 2014
Nov. 19 – 21, 2014
Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park
It’s Tough to be a Bug
Pangani Research Center – Aviary and Hippo viewing closed
Wild by Design Tour (discontinuation of tour)
Jul. 7 – Sep. 27, 2014
Sep. 2 – Nov. 14, 2014
Sep. 26, 2014
Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
Closed for Annual Refurbishment Oct. 26, 2014 – Jan. 3, 2015
Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park
Closed for Annual Refurbishment Jan. 4, 2015 – March 14, 2015
Disney’s All-Star Music Resort
Intermission Food Court
Note’able Games Arcade will serve as a temporary location for grab-and-go meals such as sandwiches, salads, and bakery items. Transportation will be provided for Guests who wish to dine at Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort or Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort. Pizza and other items available for in-room delivery daily from 3 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Aug. 1, 2014 – Dec. 19, 2014
Note’able Games Arcade
Guests may visit the arcades available at Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort and Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort.
Jul. 26 – Dec. 19, 2014
Disney’s Boardwalk Inn
Kouzzina by Cat Cora – Location Closing
Room Refurbishments
Sep. 30, 2014
Through Sept. 5, 2014
Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
Fuentes del Morro Water Play Area (Fuentes del Morro Feature Pool not affected) Sep. 2 – 26, 2014
Contemporary Resort
Monorail – Monorail service will be adjusted on the Magic Kingdom Park and Epcot beams in order to accommodate the installation of a new state-of-the art train control system. As a result, monorail service will run from:

  • 8:30 a.m.- midnight on the Magic Kingdom Resort beam
  • 9:30 a.m.- 11:30 p.m. on the Magic Kingdom Express beam
  • 8:30 am – 11 pm on the Magic Kingdom resort beam (12 am during Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party)
  • 9:30 a.m. – 1 hour after Magic Kingdom Fireworks on the Magic Kingdom Express beam
June 22, 2014 – Aug. 31, 2014








Sept. 1 – Sept. 26, 2014
Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Garden View Tea Room
Perfectly Princess Tea Party will take place at Cítricos
Monorail – Monorail service will be adjusted on the Magic Kingdom Park and Epcot beams in order to accommodate the installation of a new state-of-the art train control system. As a result, monorail service will run from:

  • 8:30 a.m.- midnight on the Magic Kingdom Resort beam
  • 9:30 a.m.- 11:30 p.m. on the Magic Kingdom Express beam
  • 8:30 am – 11 pm on the Magic Kingdom resort beam (12 am during Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party)
  • 9:30 a.m. – 1 hour after Magic Kingdom Fireworks on the Magic Kingdom Express beam
Jun. 30 – Aug. 29, 2014


June 22, 2014 – Aug. 31, 2014







Sept. 1 – Sept. 26, 2014
Disney’s Polynesian Resort
General Construction
The east portion of the beach (near the Transportation and Ticket Center) and Sunset Point are being refurbished and are unavailable. Guests may see or hear work in progress.
Dec. 2013 – Mar. 2015
Great Ceremonial House – Lobby
The atrium is being reimagined to highlight the cultural elements of Polynesia and provide more expansive views. At certain times of day, there may be some noise and alternative paths of travel may be needed throughout the Great Ceremonial House. To enhance the check-in experience, Guests are encouraged to participate in Online Check-In.
Mar. – Dec. 2014
Trader Jack’s
Merchandise location closure
Jun. 16, 2014 – TBD
Nanea Volcano Pool and Slide
The main pool and slide will be closed for enhancements. Guests who stay at Disney’s Polynesian Resort while the main pool is closed will receive one complimentary ticket for each member of their party to visit Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park during their stay.
Jul. 28, 2014 – early 2015
Monorail – Monorail service will be adjusted on the Magic Kingdom Park and Epcot beams in order to accommodate the installation of a new state-of-the art train control system. As a result, monorail service will run from:

  • 8:30 a.m.- midnight on the Magic Kingdom Resort beam
  • 9:30 a.m.- 11:30 p.m. on the Magic Kingdom Express beam
  • 8:30 am – 11 pm on the Magic Kingdom resort beam (12 am during Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party)
  • 9:30 a.m. – 1 hour after Magic Kingdom Fireworks on the Magic Kingdom Express beam
June 22, 2014 – Aug. 31, 2014








Sept. 1 – Sept. 26, 2014
Kona Island Aug. 8 – Sep. 30, 2014
Samoa Snacks – Merchandise Location Closure Aug. 25, 2014 – TBD
Mikala Canoe Club Marina – Sail Boat / Motorized Boat and Fishing Excursions not available Sept. 15 – 19, 2014
Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
Silver Creek Springs Pool & Trout Pass Pool Bar
The main pool and slide will be closed for enhancements. During this time, the leisure pool at The Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge will remain open. Guests will also have the opportunity to visit either the Main Pool at Disney’s Contemporary Resort or the Meadow Swimmin’ Pool at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground. Complimentary transportation will be provided to both of these neighboring resorts.
Sep. 3, 2014 – Nov. 27, 2014
Walt Disney World Swan Hotel
Guest Room Renovations – Renovation work is scheduled to take place between 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. daily. No guests will be accommodated in the renovation area as to minimize impact on the guest experience. Aug. 20, 2014 – TBD
Downtown Disney® Area
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
Parking Lots E, F, G
Location Closing
Mar. 18, 2014
Golf Courses/Miniature Golf
Magnolia
Lake Buena Vista
Oak Trail
Palm
Oct. 20 – 26, 2014
Oct. 27 – Nov. 2, 2014
Oct. 27 – Nov. 2, 2014
Nov. 3 – 9, 2014

Information and dates subject to change without notice.
Last Updated August 24, 2014

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