Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule Update for July 2013

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UPDATE: Looking for the most recent refurbishment schedule? Find the current Walt Disney World refurbishment schedule here.

Want to know if your favorite Walt Disney World attraction will be closed during your visit? Here is your July update of the current refurbishment and closure schedule for Walt Disney World Resort. The Refurbishment and Closure schedule is subject to change and you should confirm any information prior to visiting.

Current Closures

  • Epcot
    • Fountainview Ice Cream Shop is currently closed and is scheduled to reopen this fall
  • Contemporary Resort
    • California Grill remains closed for refurbishment and is expected to reopen late summer 2013.
  • Saratoga Springs Resort
    • The Spa at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort remains to be closed for refurbishment and is expected to reopen sometime this summer. Guests may be referred to Senses – A Disney Spa at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort for spa services.
  • Golf Courses
    • Disney’s Palm Golf Course is currently closed until mid-November 2013.

Future Closures

  • Magic Kingdom Park
    • Pirates of the Caribbean will be closed July 27 – 30, 2013.
    • Enchanted Tiki Room will be closed July 31 – August 28, 2013.
    • Prince Charming Regal Carrousel will be closed August 1 – 21, 2013.
    • Liberty Belle Riverboat will be closed August 5 – 9, 2013.
    • Jungle Cruise will be closed August 19 – September 30, 2013.
    • Walt Disney World Railroad will be closed September 30 – October 20, 2013.
    • Peter Pan will be closed September 30 – November 13, 2013.
  • Epcot
    • Spaceship Earth will be closed August 21 – 28, 2013.
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios
    • Muppet Vision 3D will be closed August 6 – September 2, 2013.
    • Honey I Shrunk the Kids Playground will be closed September 3 – November 13, 2013.
  • Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort
    • End Zone Food Court  will be closed August 4 – December 20, 2013. Transportation from the porte cochere will be provided to Disney’s All-Star Music Resort and Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort where Guests can dine at the Intermission Food Court or World Premier Food Court
    • Arcade – closed during this time frame as it will be used as a temporary Food Court with “Grab & Go” item
  • Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort
    • The Grandstand Pool will be closed August 25 – September 14, 2013.

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oh I’m so bummed that the Railroad is going to be closed when I go in October 🙁 My son loves trains and I was hoping to ride it with him.

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That is a bummer. There is the Wildlife Express Train at Animal Kingdom and it should be open while you are there in October. Hope this helps!



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