Walt Disney World and Disneyland Refurb List Released 5/8/17

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.

Walt Disney World and Disneyland Refurb List Released 5/8/17 1

Walt Disney World
Please note the new additions and changes from the last release include  the removal of completed work and newly announced refurbishment work at the parks and resorts.
From Disney “Information and dates subject to change without notice. Last Updated May 8, 2017.”

Please note, beginning May 2017 areas of Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort – including Old Port Royale Food Court, Shutters at Old Port Royale, Banana Cabana Pool Bar and Calypso Trading Post – will be closed for refurbishment. During this time there will be a variety of dining options available to Guests for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Centertown will serve breakfast and dinner. A selection of grab-and-go meals will be conveniently available for purchase in three island markets located in the Aruba, Jamaica and Martinique regions of the Resort.

Magic Kingdom® Park
Monorail
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 or transportation during their visit they should check to be sure of the best option available on their day of travel, as alternatve transportation options will be available.
Through June 30, 2017
Hall of Presidents
Prince Charming Regal Carrousel
Liberty Square Riverboat
Splash Mountain
Jan. 17 – Jun. 29, 2017
Apr. 24 – May 18, 2017
Aug. 1 – 10, 2017
Aug. 28 – Nov. 16, 2017
Epcot®
Mission: SPACE
Advanced Training Lab
Jun. 5 – Jul. 28, 2017
Jun. 5 – Jul. 28, 2017
 Weather notification
Walt Disney World Resort hotels
Due to dry conditions, there are currently fire restrictions throughout Central Florida. As a result, campfires at our Resort hotels will not take place as scheduled. Other recreation activities will continue to be held. Additionally, charcoal grills, where available, may not be utilized at this time. Propane grills will be permitted for use.
Until further notice
Disney’s Art of Animation Resort
In an effort to make future visits more magical, Disney’s Art of Animation Resort is currently undergoing some refurbishment projects across the Resort. During this time, the Resort will be in full operation with all amenities available, including dining, merchandise and recreation locations. It is possible that construction may be seen or heard, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am. Ongoing until further notice
Disney’s BoardWalk Inn & Villas
Exterior Maintenance and Painting
All work with the highest potential for noise will be limited between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Through May 2017
In an effort to make future visits more magical, Disney’s BoardWalk Inn & Villas is currently undergoing some refurbishment projects across the Resort. During this time, the Resort will be in full operation with all amenities available, including dining, merchandise and recreation locations. It is possible that construction may be seen or heard, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am. Ongoing until further notice
Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
Old Port Royale Food Court, Shutters at Old Port Royale, Cabana Pool Bar and Calypso Trading Post
There will be a variety of dining options available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Centertown, a dining location, will serve an all-you-care-to-enjoy buffet for breakfast and dinner. A selection of grab-and-go meals will be conveniently available for purchase in three island markets located in the Aruba, Jamaica and Martinique regions of the Resort. Additional a la carte offerings will be available at mobile food vending locations. Our in-room dining will remain available. During this time construction noise may be seen or heard throughout the resort, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9am.
May 1, 2017 –
Jun. 30, 2018
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
Hard Goods Refurbishment
During this time, amenities including dining and merchandise locations, pools, La Vida Health Club with the spa and salon, and recreation activities such as beach volleyball, Iguana Arcade, Movies Under the Stars and more, will remain available. Please note that noise will be heard while our Resort is undergoing refurbishments, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms prior to 9:00am daily.
Through 2017
Disney’s Old Key West Resort
Exterior Maintenance and Painting
To minimize disruptions, we will attempt to limit all work until after 9:00 a.m. daily.
Jan. 3 –
Jul. 27, 2017
Disney’s Pop Century Resort
Room Refurbishments
During this time, Guests may see or hear work in progress and certain pathways may be unavailable. To minimize disruptions, we will attempt to limit all work until after 9:00 a.m. daily.
Feb. 4, 2017 –
May 7, 2018
In an effort to make future visits more magical, Disney’s Pop Century Resort is currently undergoing some refurbishment projects across the Resort. During this time, the Resort will be in full operation with all amenities available, including dining, merchandise and recreation locations. It is possible that construction may be seen or heard, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00 a.m. Ongoing until further notice
Disney’s Wilderness Lodge & Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
General Resort Refurbishments
Due to extensive refurbishment projects, Guests will very likely see and hear construction work in various areas throughout their stay. To minimize disruptions, we will attempt to limit work until after 9:00 a.m.
At this time, many popular areas will remained closed – including the Hidden Springs Pool (the leisure pool at Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge), marina and more. In addition, certain pathways, like our nature trail, will be unavailable, and surrounding views may be altered.
Through
July 17, 2017
Cub’s Den (Children’s Activity Center) – unavailable Through 2017
Roaring Fork Snacks
During this time our latest addition, Geyser Point Pool Bar & Grill will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Territory Lounge will also offer a continental-style breakfast featuring gourmet coffees, pastries and a yogurt parfait.
Feb. 13 –
Jul. 17, 2017
Trout Pass Pool Bar Feb. 13 –
Jul. 17, 2017
Disney’s Yacht Club Resort
Room Refurbishments
During this time, Guests may see or hear work in progress and certain pathways may be unavailable. To minimize any disruptions, work-related noise should not be audible from Guest rooms until after 9:00 a.m.
Beginning in January 2017
Captain’s Grille
During refurbishments, the Captain’s Grille is relocating to the oceanic-themed Ariel’s.
May 15 –
Sep. 30, 2017
Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Convention Center
Expansion Work
During this time, Guests may see or hear work in progress and certain pathways may be unavailable. To minimize any disruptions, work-related noise should not be audible from Guest rooms until after 9:00 a.m.
Aug. 4, 2016 –
Feb. 1, 2018

 

Disneyland
Please note the new additions and changes from the last release include the list of items being closed for the new confirmed Star Wars themed land construction, the removal of completed and previously announced work that may be rescheduled at a later time, new attraction dates, seasonal pool work at select resorts and slight changes to the completion dates of previously announced work. Erin Glover confirmed on 7/28/16 on the Disney Parks Blog that the Disneyland Railroad, “Fantasmic!”, Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island, Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes, Mark Twain Riverboat and Sailing Ship Columbia will reopen summer 2017 at Disneyland park, but an exact date was not given.
From Disney “Information and dates subject to change without notice. Last Updated April 10, 2017″

Disneyland® Park
Davy Crockett’s Explorer Canoes
Disneyland Railroad
Fantasmic!
Mark Twain Riverboat
Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island
Sailing Ship Columbia
Matterhorn Bobsleds
Indiana Jones Adventure
Disneyland Monorail
Jan. 11, 2016 – Summer 2017
Jan. 11, 2016 – Summer 2017
Jan. 11, 2016 – Summer 2017
Jan. 11, 2016 – Summer 2017
Jan. 11, 2016 – Summer 2017
Jan. 11, 2016 – Summer 2017
Feb. 6 – Apr. 27, 2017
May 1, 2017 – TBD
May 15, 2017 – TBD
Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel® & Spa
General Resort Refurbishments
Guests may see and hear construction as we make improvements to Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa. To minimize any disruptions, activities that may create noise will not start earlier than 9:00 AM.
~Room refurbishments will occur from January 2017 through fall 2017.
~The pools and poolside cabanas will be closed for refurbishment from January 2017 to spring 2017. The pools and water slides at the Disneyland Hotel and Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel will be available, and poolside cabanas at Disneyland Hotel will be available for reservations.
~The Great Hall lobby will be refurbished and access will be limited beginning June 2017 through early August 2017. Some Guest rooms will not be available during this time.
~The Craftsman’s Club concierge lounge will be temporarily relocated from early August 2017 through early October 2017.
January 2017 –
Fall 2017
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