Planning a trip and want to know whether any rides are scheduled to be closed during your visit? We’ve got the updated list of attractions that are scheduled to be closed temporarily for refurbishment. We do try to keep the information accurate, but please know that Disney is subject to change at any time.

Magic Kingdom

Stitch’s Great Escape – unknown if it will return

Liberty Square Riverboat – scheduled to reopen Fall 2018

Walt Disney World Railroad – December 2018 – Summer 2019

Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade – 12/22/18 – 1/1/19

Tomorrowland Speedway – Early 2019 – Summer 2019

The Walt Disney World Monorail System is also undergoing refurbishment and may be on modified service and/or routes.


Hollywood Studios

Sunset Seasons Greetings – scheduled to reopen 11/8/18


There are no current or upcoming closures for Epcot or Animal Kingdom


Typhoon Lagoon – 1/6/19 – Spring 2019

Blizzard Beach – 10/28/18 – 1/6/19


Keep in mind that there is ongoing construction at Epcot on the Guardians of the Galaxy and Ratatouille attractions and Hollywood Studios as the continue to build Star Wars Land. In addition to the attractions, the Skyliner transportation system is being constructed at both parks. There are also a few resorts that are impacted by the Skyliner construction. These include Caribbean Beach, Pop Century, and Art of Animation resorts, which are having the hubs for the Skyliner and posts for the gondolas being built.


In addition to the gondola construction, Disney’s Caribbean Beach is getting a major redo with the Old Port Royale Food Court, Shutters and Old Port Royale Bay, Gombay Games Arcade, Calypso Trading Post, and Cabana Pool bar are all currently closed. Crews are also working to build Disney’s Riviera Resort, a new DVC resort located at Caribbean Beach.


Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge is currently refurbishing rooms in its Jambo House location. Beginning September 2018 the Jambo House – Uzima Feature Pool will also be closed for refurbishment, with the Samawati Springs Pool and Maji Pool Bar at Kidani Village available for guests.


Now you have the latest updates!

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