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Walt Disney World Resort Refurbishments for August 2018

Here is a list of refurbishments/closings scheduled at Walt Disney World Resort for the month of August 2018.

MAGIC KINGDOM

  • Be Our Guest Restaurant 8/20/2018 – 8/24/2018
  • Ferrytale Fireworks: A Sparkling Dessert Cruise 7/1/2018 – 10/20/2018
  • Liberty Square Riverboat 1/8/2018 – Fall 2018

EPCOT

  • Kringla Bakeri in Norway Pavilion 2/4/2018 – Summer 2018

DISNEY SPRINGS

  • Basin 7/18/2018 – Summer 2018 (store will remain open during refurbishment)
  • World of Disney (store will remain open during construction) mid-February 2018 – TBD

DISNEY RESORTS

  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge –Jambo House Room Refurbishment mid-August 2018 – Fall 2019
  • Disney’s All-Star Movies – Room Refurbishment late February 2018 – Early 2019
  • Disney’s Beach Club Resort – Expansion of Convention Center 8/4/2016 –  Late 2018; Portion of Stormalong Bay Pool Mid-August 2018 – Fall 2018
  • Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort – Old Port Royale Food Court, Shutters, Cabana Pool Bar, Calypso Trading Post – 5/1/2017 – Fall 2018
  • Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort – Hard Goods Refurbishment through Summer 2019; Pepper Market (will remain open during refurbishment) Now – Summer 2019
  • Disney’s Old Key West Resort – Room Refurbishment 8/1/2017 – Spring 2019
  • Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort – Tambu Lounge 7/4/ 2018 – Fall 2018
  • Disney’s Pop Century Resort –  Rooms & Hard Goods Refurbishments 2/4/2017 – Summer 2018
  • Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter – Room Refurbishments 1/6/2018 – Summer 2018
  • Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside – Room Refurbishments Spring 2018 – Early 2019; Soft Goods Refurbishment July 2018 – December 2018; Leisure Pool Refurbishment July 2018 – Fall 2018
  • Disney’s Saratoga Springs – The Turf Club & Grill Late July 2018 – 8/6/2018
  • Disney’s Yacht Club – Expansion of Convention Center 8/4/2016 – Late 2018


Liberty Square Riverboat at Magic Kingdom Refurbishment Extended

The Liberty Square Riverboat refurbishment at Magic Kingdom park has been extended. The attraction closed back in January and was originally scheduled to reopen on July 19.  That opening has now been pushed back to the fall of 2018.

For a complete list of current and upcoming refurbishments and closings at Walt Disney World Resort, please visit our refurbishment page.

Prince Charming Regal Carrousel at Magic Kingdom Closed for Refurbishment

Prince Charming Regal Carrousel at Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort is currently closed for refurbishment.  The attraction is scheduled to be closed July 10 – July 31, 2018.

The carrousel, located in Fantasyland, sports 90 ornately carved horses and one chariot. Each horse sports a unique look, with royal helmets, shields, flowers, garland, feathers and more.

For a complete list of current and upcoming refurbishments/closings at Walt Disney World Resort, please visit our refurbishment page.

Walt Disney World Resort Refurbishments for July 2018

Here is a list of refurbishments/closings scheduled at Walt Disney World Resort for the month of July 2018.

MAGIC KINGDOM

  • Ferrytale Fireworks: A Sparkling Dessert Cruise 7/1/2018 – 10/20/2018
  • Liberty Square Riverboat 1/8/2018 – 7/19/2018

EPCOT

  • Kringla Bakeri in Norway Pavilion 2/4/2018 – Summer 2018

DISNEY SPRINGS

  • World of Disney (store will remain open during construction) mid-February 2018 – TBD

DISNEY RESORTS

  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge – Children’s Activity Center permanently closing 7/31/2018
  • Disney’s All-Star Movies – Room Refurbishment late February 2018 – Early 2019
  • Disney’s Beach Club Resort – Children’s Activity Center permanently closing 7/31/2018; Expansion of Convention Center 8/4/2016 –  Late 2018; Friendship boat service to Disney’s Hollywood Studios 5/7/2018 – mid-Summer 2018
  • Disney’s Boardwalk Inn Friendship boat service to Disney’s Hollywood Studios 5/7/2018 – mid-Summer 2018
  • Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort – Old Port Royale Food Court, Shutters, Cabana Pool Bar, Calypso Trading Post – 5/1/2017 – Fall 2018
  • Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort – Hard Goods Refurbishment through Summer 2019; Pepper Market (will remain open during refurbishment) Now – Summer 2019
  • Disney’s Old Key West Resort – Room Refurbishment 8/1/2017 – Spring 2019;
  • Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort – Children’s Activity Center permanently closing 7/31/2018; Tambu Lounge 7/4/ 2018 – Fall 2018
  • Disney’s Pop Century Resort –  Rooms & Hard Goods Refurbishments 2/4/2017 – Summer 2018
  • Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter – Room Refurbishments 1/6/2018 –  Summer 2018;
  • Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside – Room Refurbishments Spring 2018 – Early 2019; Soft Goods Refurbishment July 2018 – December 2018
  • Disney’s Saratoga Springs – The Turf Club & Grill Late July 2018 – Early August 2018
  • Disney’s Yacht Club – Expansion of Convention Center 8/4/2016 – Late 2018Walt Disney World Refurbishments June 2018


Walt Disney World Resort Refurbishments for June 2018

Here is a list of refurbishments/closings scheduled at Walt Disney World Resort for the month of June 2018.

MAGIC KINGDOM

  • Liberty Square Riverboat 1/8/2018 – 7/19/2018

EPCOT

  • Kringla Bakeri in Norway Pavilion 2/4/2018 – Summer 2018

DISNEY’S HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS

  • Toy Story Mania 6/11/2018 – 6/18/2018

DISNEY SPRINGS

  • Portobello Country Italian Trattoria  transitioning to Terralina Crafted Italian 4/24/2017 – Early 2018
  • World of Disney (store will remain open during construction) mid-February 2018 – TBD

DISNEY RESORTS

  • Disney’s All-Star Movies – Room Refurbishment late February 2018 – Early 2019
  • Disney’s Beach Club Resort –Expansion of Convention Center 8/4/2016 –  Late 2018; Friendship boat service to Disney’s Hollywood Studios 5/7/2018 – mid-Summer 2018
  • Disney’s Boardwalk Inn Friendship boat service to Disney’s Hollywood Studios 5/7/2018 – mid-Summer 2018
  • Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort – Old Port Royale Food Court, Shutters, Cabana Pool Bar, Calypso Trading Post – 5/1/2017 – Fall 2018
  • Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort – Hard Goods Refurbishment through Summer 2019;
  • Disney’s Old Key West Resort – Room Refurbishment 8/1/2017 – Spring 2019; Turtle Pond Pool, Turtle Shack Snack Bar, Flying Fish Game Room 4/21/2018 – 6/21/ 2018
  • Disney’s Pop Century Resort –  Rooms & Hard Goods Refurbishments 2/4/2017 – Summer 2018
  • Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter – Room Refurbishments 1/6/2018 –  Summer 2018; soft goods refurbishment 1/6/2018 – May 2018
  • Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside – Room Refurbishments Spring 2018 – Early 2019;
  • Disney’s Yacht Club – Expansion of Convention Center 8/4/2016 – Late 2018; Friendship boat service to Disney’s Hollywood Studios 5/7/2018 – mid-Summer 2018
  • Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel – Friendship boat service to Disney’s Hollywood Studios 5/7/2018 – 6/2/2018
  • Walt Disney World Swan Hotel -Friendship boat service 5/7/2018 – 6/2/2018