Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule Update for April 2014

Astro Orbiter

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

Here is the latest information on refurbishments and closures at the Walt Disney World Resort. The Refurbishment and Closure schedule is subject to change and you should confirm any information prior to visiting.

  • Magic Kingdom
    • Pirates of the Caribbean is scheduled to be closed April 28 – May 1, 2014
    • The TTA Peoplemover is scheduled to be closed May 3 – June 30, 2014
    • Astro Orbiter will also be closed May 3 – June 30, 2014
  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park
    • Festival of the Lion King is currently closed until further notice
  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge – Jambo House
    • The roof is currently being refurbished and completion is scheduled for May 3, 2014
  • Disney’s Boardwalk Inn
    • Kouzzina by Cat Cora will be closing Sept. 30, 2014
  • Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
    • Concrete work is currently going on in front of Senses until April 11. An alternate entrance is being used for the Fitness Center and Spa
    • The Perfectly Princess Tea Party will take place at Citricos Jun. 30 – Aug. 29, 2014
  • Disney’s Polynesian Resort
    • 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.
    • The Never Land Club remains closed until May 25, 2014. Children’s Activity Centers at four other locations are available: Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, Disney’s Beach Club Resort and the Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel.
    • Capt. Cook’s will be relocated to a temporary location in the Great Ceremonial House with modified operating hours and menu items until July 2014.
    • The 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.
  • Downtown Disney Area
    • Team Mickey Athletic Club is closed until Jun. 13, 2014
    • La Nouba by Cirque du Soleil will be closed May 11 – 26, 2014

Photo credit: Tom.Bricker / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

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