Walt Disney World Closures & Refurbishments – August 2014

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Here are the closures and refurbishments going on at Walt Disney World as of August 1, 2014

 

Magic Kingdom® Park

Tomorrowland Transit Authority – Peoplemover
Astro Orbiter
The Yankee Trader
Liberty Square Riverboat
Mickey’s PhilharMagic

Carousel of Progress
Walt Disney World Railroad
The Magic Carpets of Aladdin
Cinderella’s Royal Table
Monorail – Monorail service will be adjusted on the Magic Kingdom Park andEpcot beams in order to accommodate the installation of a new state-of-the art train control system. As a result, monorail service will run from:

  • 8:30 a.m.- midnight on the Magic Kingdom Resort beam

  • 9:30 a.m.- 11:30 p.m. on the Magic Kingdom Express beam

  • 9 a.m. -11 p.m. on the Epcot beam

Jun. 2 – Aug. 4, 2014
Jun. 2 – Sep. 19, 2014
Jul. 28 – Sep. 30, 2014
Aug. 4 – 8, 2014
Sep. 8 – 19, 2014
Sep. 22 – 27, 2014
Sep. 29 – Nov. 7, 2014
Nov. 10 – 21, 2014
Jan. 5 – Mar. 6, 2015
Jun. 22, 2014 – TBD
(through full summer)

Epcot®

Dolphins at The Seas with Nemo & Friends
Dolphins will be off stage, Dolphins in Depth Tour unavailable

Monorail
Monorail service will be adjusted on the
 Magic Kingdom Park and Epcot beams in order to accommodate the installation of a new state-of-the art train control system. As a result, monorail service will run from:

  • 8:30 a.m.- midnight on the Magic Kingdom Resort beam

  • 9:30 a.m.- 11:30 p.m. on the Magic Kingdom Express beam

  • 9 a.m. -11 p.m. on the Epcot beam

Jul. 7 – Aug. 7, 2014

Jun. 22, 2014 – TBD
(through full summer)

Disney’s Hollywood Studios®

Fantasmic!

Nov. 19 – 21, 2014

Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park

It’s Tough to be a Bug
Wild by Design Tour – Discontinuation of Tour

Jul. 7 – Aug. 10, 2014
Sep. 26, 2014

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park

Closed for Annual Refurbishment

Oct. 26, 2014 – Jan. 3, 2015

Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park

Closed for Annual Refurbishment

Jan. 4 – Mar. 14, 2015

Disney’s All Star Music Resort

Intermission Food Court
Note’able Games Arcade will serve as a temporary location for grab-and-go meals such as sandwiches, salads, and bakery items. Transportation will be provided for Guests who wish to dine at Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort or Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort. Pizza and other items available for in-room delivery daily from 3 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Aug. 1 – Dec. 20, 2014

Note’able Games Arcade
Guests may visit the arcades available at Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort and Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort.

Jul. 26 – Dec. 20, 2014

Disney’s Boardwalk Inn

Room Refurbishments

Through Sep. 5, 2014

Kouzzina by Cat Cora
Location Closing

Sep. 30, 2014

Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Monorail
Monorail service will be adjusted on the
 Magic Kingdom Park and Epcot beams in order to accommodate the installation of a new state-of-the art train control system. As a result, monorail service will run from:

  • 8:30 a.m.- midnight on the Magic Kingdom Resort beam

  • 9:30 a.m.- 11:30 p.m. on the Magic Kingdom Express beam

  • 9 a.m. -11 p.m. on the Epcot beam

Jun. 22, 2014 – TBD
(through full summer)

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Garden View Tea Room
Perfectly Princess Tea Party will take place at Cítricos

Jun. 30 – Aug. 29, 2014

Monorail
Monorail service will be adjusted on the
 Magic Kingdom Park and Epcot beams in order to accommodate the installation of a new state-of-the art train control system. As a result, monorail service will run from:

  • 8:30 a.m.- midnight on the Magic Kingdom Resort beam

  • 9:30 a.m.- 11:30 p.m. on the Magic Kingdom Express beam

  • 9 a.m. -11 p.m. on the Epcot beam

Jun. 22, 2014 – TBD
(through full summer)

Disney’s Polynesian Resort

General Construction
The east portion of the beach (near the Transportation and Ticket Center) and Sunset Point are being refurbished and are unavailable. Guests may see or hear work in progress.

Dec. 2013 – Mar. 2015

Great Ceremonial House – Lobby
The atrium is being reimagined to highlight the cultural elements of Polynesia and provide more expansive views. At certain times of day, there may be some noise and alternative paths of travel may be needed throughout the Great Ceremonial House. To enhance the check-in experience, Guests are encouraged to participate in Online Check-In.

Mar. – Dec. 2014

Capt. Cook’s
Capt. Cook’s will be relocated to a temporary location in the Great Ceremonial House with modified operating hours and menu items.

Apr. 9 – Aug. 2014

Trader Jacks
Merchandise Location Closure.

Jun. 16, 2014 – TBD

Nanea Volcano Pool and Slide
The main pool and slide will be closed for enhancements. Guests who stay at Disney’s Polynesian Resort while the main pool is closed will receive one complimentary ticket for each member of their party to visit Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park during their stay.

Jul. 28, 2014 – early 2015

Monorail
Monorail service will be adjusted on the
 Magic Kingdom Park and Epcot beams in order to accommodate the installation of a new state-of-the art train control system. As a result, monorail service will run from:

  • 8:30 a.m.- midnight on the Magic Kingdom Resort beam

  • 9:30 a.m.- 11:30 p.m. on the Magic Kingdom Express beam

  • 9 a.m. -11 p.m. on the Epcot beam

Jun. 22, 2014 – TBD
(through full summer)

Kona Island

Aug. 8 – Sep. 30, 2014

Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

Silver Creek Springs Pool
The main pool and slide will be closed for enhancements. During this time, the leisure pool at The Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge will remain open. Guests will also have the opportunity to visit either the Main Pool at Disney’s Contemporary Resort or the Meadow Swimmin’ Pool at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground. Complimentary transportation will be provided to both of these neighboring resorts.

Sep. 3 – Nov. 27, 2014

Trout Pass Pool Bar

Sep. 3 – Nov. 27, 2014

Downtown Disney® Area

Roadwork on Buena Vista Drive
Due to heavy roadwork, expect delays on Buena Vista Drive. It is recommended that Guests use complimentary 
Walt Disney World Resort transportation from Parks and Resorts to Downtown Disney and plan to arrive early for reserved dining and entertainment experiences.

Through Mar. 2016

Forty Thirst Street

Jun. 9 – Aug. 11, 2014

Pearl Factory

Jul. 7 – 27, 2014

Golf Courses/Miniature Golf

Magnolia
Oak Trail
Lake Buena Vista
Palm
Magnolia
Lake Buena Vista
Oak Trail
Palm

Aug. 4 – 8, 2014
Aug. 11 – 13, 2014
Aug. 11 – 15, 2014
Aug. 18 – 22, 2014
Oct. 20 – 26, 2014
Oct. 27 – Nov. 2, 2014
Oct. 27 – Nov. 2, 2014
Nov. 3 – 9, 2014

Information and dates subject to change without notice.

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