Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule Update for May 2013

Disney World Refurbishment

From time to time Disney must close some attractions for refurbishment. Here is the current Refurbishment and Closure schedule for Walt Disney World Resort for May 2013 and beyond. The Refurbishment and Closure schedule is subject to change and you should confirm any information prior to visiting.

Current Closures

  • Magic Kingdom Park
    • Main Street Bakery  is closed until 6/18/2013.
    • Mad Tea Party is currently closed and is scheduled to reopen 5/21/2013.
    • Cinderella’s Royal Table is closed until 5/16/2013 for refurbishment.
  • Epcot
    • Fountainview Ice Cream Shop at Epcot is current closed and is planned to reopen this fall.
    • France Ice Cream Shop is scheduled to reopen in June.
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios
    • Mike and Sulley Meet and Greet Location is closed for refurbishment and is scheduled to reopen 5/23/13.
  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park
    • Anandapur Ice Cream Truck is closed until 5/24/2013.
  • Resorts Hotels
    • California Grill at Disney’s Contemporary Resort is closed for refurbishment until late summer 2013.
    • The Spa at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort is closed for refurbishment until summer 2013. Guests may be referred to Senses – A Disney Spa at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort for spa services.
  • Downtown Disney Area
    • There are currently no shows at Cirque du Soleil until 5/25/2013

Upcoming Closures

  • Magic Kingdom Park
    • Pirates of the Caribbean will be closed for refurbishment 7/27 – 7/30/2013.
  • Resort Hotels
    • Beach Pool & Slide at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa remains closed until 5/31/2013. The Courtyard Pool will remain open during this time.


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