Walt Disney World and Disneyland Refurb List Released 1/12/16

To ensure you are up to date on refurbishment closures at Walt Disney World and Disneyland we would like to share with you the most recently released Disney Parks official refurbishment information.

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Walt Disney World
Please note the new additions and changes from the last release include updates in estimated work completion, the removal of completed work, and seasonal pool repairs and new resort linen refurbishments at select resorts. From Disney “Information and dates subject to change without notice. Last Updated January 11, 2016.”

Magic Kingdom

  • Splash Mountain Jan. 10 – 14, 2016
  • Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin Jan. 18 – Feb. 11, 2016
  • Liberty Square Riverboat Jan. 18 – 22, 2016
  • Magic Carpets of Aladdin Jan. 25 – Feb. 3, 2016
  • Mad Tea Party Feb. 22 – 26, 2016
  • Jungle Cruise Mar. 1 – 3, 2016

Epcot

  • Re-Imagination of Maelstrom Oct. 15, 2014 – Apr. 30, 2016
  • Soarin’ Jan. 4, 2016 – Summer 2016

Hollywood Studios

  • Pizza Planet Jan. 19 – Late 2016

Animal Kingdom

  • Maharajah Jungle Trek Jan. 4 – 25, 2016
  • Kali River Rapids Jan. 4 – Feb. 11, 2016
  • Flights of Wonder Jan. 25 – Mar. 17, 2016
  • Boneyard Feb. 22 – Mar. 17, 2016

Monorail
Mar. 10, 2015 – January 2016
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.

Water Parks

  • Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park- Annual Refurbishment- Jan. 3 – Mar. 12, 2016

Resorts

Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort

  • Surfboard Bay Pool Jan. 25 – 28, 2016

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge -Jambo House

  • Jambo House Soft Goods Rehab Jan. 1 – May 20, 2016

Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

  • Schoolyard Sprayground Jan. 4 – Mar. 11, 2016

Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

  • Bay Cove Pool Feb. 1 – Mar. 18, 2016

Disney’s Beach Club Villas

  • Soft Goods Rehab Jan. 22 – Aug. 17, 2016

Disney’s Boardwalk Inn

  • Exterior Repair and Painting Aug. 17, 2015 – May 5, 2016
  • Flying Fish Restaurant Feb. 1 – Sep. 30, 2016

Disney’s BoardWalk Villas

  • Guest Villa Renovations Through Spring 2016
  • Luna Park Pool Feb. 1 – 4, 2016

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

  • Old Port Royale Nov. 30 – Dec. 20, 2015 & Jan. 3 – Feb. 28, 2016
    Path of Travel Impacts Guests in some parts of Martinique and Trinidad North may experience some construction noise.
  • Martinique Quiet Pool  Jan. 13 – 16, 2016
  • Fuentes del Morro Pool Jan. 13 – 16, 2016
  • Trinidad North Quiet Pool Jan. 27 – 29, 2016
  • Trinidad South Pool Feb. 3 – 5, 2016

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

  • Courtyard Pool Jan. 18 – 22, 2016

Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort

  • Pool Slide Feb. 1 – 17, 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
    Closed for enhancement. Guests may see or hear work in progress.

Disney’s Pop Century Resort

  • Bowling Pool Feb. 16 – Mar. 1, 2016

Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside

  • Ol’ Man Island Pool Jan. 11 – Feb. 29, 2016
  • Alligator Bayou Pool B Feb. 10 – 11, 2016

Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa

  • Grandstand Pool Jan. 20 – 22, 2016
  • Treehouse Villas Soft Goods Rehab Feb. 7 – Jun. 22, 2016

Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

  • General Resort Refurbishments  through 2017
    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.
  • Cub’s Den (Children’s Activity Center) – unavailable – Jan. 3, 2016 – Through 2017

Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

  • Stormalong Bay Slide Jan. 11 – 15, 2016

Resorts On Property, Not Owned By Disney

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. Through February 2016
  • 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  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.

Walt Disney World Swan Hotel

  • Guest Room Renovations  Now – September 2015Renovation 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.

Disney Springs/Downtown Disney Area

  • 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.
  • Planet Hollywood Jan. 6 – Summer 2016

Golf Courses/Miniature Golf

  • n/a

Disneyland

Please note the new additions and changes from the last release include the addition of items being closed for the new confirmed Star Wars themed land construction, the removal of completed work, seasonal pool work at select resorts and slight changes to the completion dates of previously announced work. From Disney “Information and dates subject to change without notice.Last Updated January 11, 2016.”

Disneyland Park

  • Haunted Mansion Holiday Jan. 11 – 21, 2016
  • “it’s a small world” Holiday Jan. 25 – Feb. 4, 2016
  • 20th Century Music Company Jan. 25 – Feb. 11, 2016
  • Splash Mountain Feb. 8 – 18, 2016
  • Autopia Jan. 11, 2016 – TBD
  • Jungle Cruise Jan. 11, 2016 – TBD
  • Davy Crockett’s Explorer Canoes Jan. 11, 2016 – TBD
  • Disneyland Railroad Jan. 11, 2016 – TBD
  • Disneyland Railroad – Mickey’s Toontown Jan. 11, 2016 – TBD
  • Disneyland Railroad – New Orleans Square Jan. 11, 2016 – TBD
  • Disneyland Railroad – Tomorrowland Jan. 11, 2016 – TBD
  • Fantasmic! Jan. 11, 2016 – TBD
  • Mark Twain Riverboat Jan. 11, 2016 – TBD
  • Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island Jan. 11, 2016 – TBD
  • Sailing Ship Columbia Jan. 11, 2016 – TBD

Disney California Adventure

  • It’s Tough to be a Bug! Jan. 4 – 22, 2016
  • World of Color – Celebrate! Jan. 19 – Feb. 1, 2016
  • Soarin’ Over California Jan. 4 – 22, 2016;  Jan. 25 – 28, 2016; Feb. 1 – 4, 2016;  Feb. 8 – 11, 2016 & Feb. 15 – 18, 2016
  • Soarin’ Over California Feb. 22, 2016 – TBD
  • Grizzly River Run Jan. 11 – 14, 2016
  • Grizzly River Run Feb. 15, 2016 – TBD

Resorts

Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa

  • n/a

Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel 

  • n/a

Disneyland Hotel

  • D-Ticket Pool Jan. 4, 2016 – TBD
  • E-Ticket Pool Jan. 4, 2016 – TBD
  • Mickey Spa Jan. 4, 2016 – TBD
  • Goofy’s Kitchen Jan. 19 – Feb. 9, 2016

Disneyland Paris

With the upcoming runDisney marathon being held in Paris in September of 2016, we also thought our readers would appreciate information on the upcoming refurbishment at the Disneyland Paris Resort!

Paris Refub 1.12

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Michele Atwood is the Owner/Editor of The Main Street Mouse and it’s subsidiaries and author of the books “Moving to Main Street U.S.A.” “How Many Sleeps Till Disney?” and “How Many Sleeps Till Disneyland?” Michele also contributes Disney news to the Joe Kelley Morning Show on 96.5 WDBO in Orlando. She and her family made the move from Michigan to the Orlando area to pursue their Disney dreams. Michele is a life long Disney fan, and has two sons who have followed suit, each going on their first Disney trip before their first birthday’s. Part of the goal Michele has for The Main Street Mouse is not only to keep members informed, but to create somewhat of a Disney Family by relating to others through personal experiences and opinions. Also, Michele is making it a priority to share stories of inspiration and hope to other Disney Fans in an effort to share the Magic and hopefully make a difference in the lives of others. ~ I enjoy writing personal perspective blogs, doing TMSM Meet Ups for our readers, and keeping the constant interaction going with others, sharing the Disney Magic to people when they can’t be at their Happy Place.

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