WDW Refurbishments











Heading to Walt Disney World? Here is the current list of WDW refurbishments that will be taking place over the next few months.

Magic Kingdom® Park

Monorail –   (Through June 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.

Swiss Family Treehouse                                  July 6 – September 24, 2015
Liberty Square Riverboat                                August 1-7, 2016
Big Thunder Mountain Railroad                   Aug. 8 – Nov. 18, 2016
“it’s a small world”                                            Aug. 22 – Sep. 15, 2016



Stave Church Gallery (Norway)       April 20 – June 20, 2016
House of Whispering Willows         May 2 – June 16, 2016

Disney’s Hollywood Studios®

Pizza Planet                                         January 19 – Late 2016
Walt Disney: One Man’s Dream      July 16 – 19, 2016
Voyage of the Little Mermaid          July 24 – 27, 2016
Muppet Vision 3D                              Aug. 15 – 22, 2016

Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park

DINOSAUR                                         July 25 – Sept. 29, 2016


Bay Lake Tower @ Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Soft Goods Refurbishment                              April 2 – Sept. 24, 2016

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Kidani Village

Soft Goods Refurbishment                              July 15, 2016 – January 24, 2017


Disney’s Beach Club Villas

Soft Goods & Bath Refurbishment                  Jan. 22 – Aug. 17, 2016


Disney’s BoardWalk Inn

Flying Fish Restaurant                                            Through Summer 2016
Garden Suites Accessible Room Refurb         June 8 – July 12, 2016


Disney’s BoardWalk Villas

Room Refurbishments                                       May 16 – Aug. 30, 2016


Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

Construction work in Loop 2100                      Through July 2016
There will be increased traffic throughout the resort between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm. Guests should allow extra time for travel


Disney’s Port Orleans – Riverside

Routine Roof Maintenance                                       Through Summer 2016
During this time, Guests may see work in progress.


Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa

Treehouse Villas Soft Goods Rehab                              Feb. 7 – June 22, 2016


Disney’s Wilderness Lodge & Villas

General Resort Refurbishments                                    Through 2017
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 The Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge), beach, marina, playground and more. In addition, certain pathways, like our nature trail, will be unavailable, and surrounding views may be altered. However, the recently renovated Silver Creek Springs Pool will remain open and boat transportation to Magic Kingdom park will continue to be offered.

Cub’s Den (Children’s Activity Center)                        Through 2017
Sturdy Branches Health Club                                           July – Oct. 2016

Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel

Guest Room Renovations                                                  June – Sept. 2016

Renovation work is scheduled to take place between 7:00 am and 6:00 pm daily. No guests will be accommodated in the renovation area as to minimize impact on the guest experience.


Disney Springs

Planet Hollywood                                                                Jan. 6 – Summer 2016

Fulton’s Crab House – reopening as Paddlefish                  Apr. 4 – Fall 2016