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Mickey’s of Hollywood at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Closing For Refurbishment This Week

Mickey’s of Hollywood at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be closing for refurbishment this week. The shop is scheduled to be closed from Tuesday, May 14 through September 2019.

In case you aren’t familiar, Mickey’s of Hollywood is a shop on Hollywood Boulevard which sells apparel, accessories, camera and media, gifts, housewares, Mickey Ears, pins, toys, plush, MagicBands, and Vinylmation.

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 May 2019

Here is a list of refurbishments/closings scheduled at Walt Disney World Resort for the month of May 2019.

MAGIC KINGDOM

  • Tomorrowland Speedway 1/2/2019 – 5/17/2019
  • Walt Disney World Railroad 12/3/2018 – TBD

DISNEY’S HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS

  • ABC Commissary 5/5/2019 – 5/25/2019
  • Keystone Clothiers 3/1/2019 – 8/3/2019
  • Legends of Hollywood 3/1/2019 – 8/3/2019
  • PizzeRizzo 10/21/2018 – 5/3/2019
  • Twilight Zone Tower of Terror – Spring 2019 – Summer 2019 (Will remain open during refurbishment, but will have reduced capacity)

DISNEY’S ANIMAL KINGDOM

  • Rafiki’s Planet Watch  10/21/2018 – Summer 2019

DISNEY SPRINGS

  •  Trophy Room permanently closing 5/31/2019

DISNEY RESORTS

  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge – Jambo House Room Refurbishment mid-August 2018 – Fall 2019
  • Disney’s Beach Club Resort – Beaches and Cream Soda Shop Early August 2019 – December 2019
  • Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort – Hard Goods Refurbishment through Summer 2019; Pepper Market (will remain open during refurbishment) Now – Summer 2019
  • Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa – Mizner’s Lounge 4/4/2019 – Fall 2019
  • Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside – Alligator Bayou Leisure Pool 5/20/2019 – 5/22/2019

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

Trophy Room at Disney Springs Permanently Closing Next Month

The Trophy Room, located in the Town Center at Disney Springs will permanently close on Friday, May 31, 2019.

According to the company, the boutique will be relocating in the Orlando area while the store shifts to online-only operations.

The Trophy Room is a sleek space showcasing ultra-cool sneakers and exclusive merchandise. This first-of-its-kind location was founded by Marcus Jordan, a University of Central Florida Grad, and the son of NBA legend Michael Jordan and was inspired by the real-life trophy room of his father.

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

PizzeRizzo at Disney’s Hollywood Studios to Reopen Next Month

PizzeRizzo at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will temporarily reopen next month while the ABC Commissary closes for refurbishment. The Muppet-themed restaurant will open on May 4 with some new menu items including a Peanut Butter & Jelly Verrine dessert which features layers of homemade peanut butter cream and grape jelly.

ABC Commissary will be closed May 5 – May 25 while the restaurant prepares for its new fast casual dinner service.

In case you aren’t familiar, PizzeRizzo is a quick-service restaurant located in the Grand Area of Disney’s Hollywood Studios and serves up Italian Cuisine like pizzas and meatball subs.  The restaurant used to be Pizza Planet before it was reimagined as the this friendly neighborhood joint run by Rizzo, the wise-cracking Muppet.

For more information on PizzeRizzo, click here.

For a complete list of current and upcoming refurbishments/closings at Walt Disney World Resort, click here.

Walt Disney World Resort Refurbishments for April 2019

Here is a list of refurbishments/closings scheduled at Walt Disney World Resort for the month of April 2019.

MAGIC KINGDOM

  • Tomorrowland Speedway 1/2/2019 – 5/17/2019
  • Walt Disney World Railroad 12/3/2018 – TBD

DISNEY’S HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS

  • Keystone Clothiers 3/1/2019 – 8/3/2019
  • Legends of Hollywood 3/1/2019 – 8/3/2019
  • PizzeRizzo 10/21/2018 – Spring 2019
  • Twilight Zone Tower of Terror – Spring 2019 – Summer 2019 (Will remain open during refurbishment, but will have reduced capacity)

DISNEY’S ANIMAL KINGDOM

  • Rafiki’s Planet Watch  10/21/2018 – Summer 2019

DISNEY RESORTS

  • Disney’s All-Star Movies – Room Refurbishment late February 2018 – Early 2019
  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge – Jambo House Room Refurbishment mid-August 2018 – Fall 201
  • Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort -Martinique Pool 4/1/2019 – 4/3/2019
  • Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort – Hard Goods Refurbishment through Summer 2019; Pepper Market (will remain open during refurbishment) Now – Summer 2019
  • Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa – Mizner’s Lounge 4/4/2019 – Fall 2019
  • Disney’s Old Key West Resort – Room Refurbishment 8/1/2017 – Spring 2019
  • Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside – Room Refurbishments Spring 2018 – Early 2019

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