Spring and Summer Walt Disney World Refurbishments and Closures


So that you can keep up to date on the Walt Disney World Refurbishments always check Dolewhipped.com and we will monthly keep you posted! Just know all of these are subject to change and Disney makes updates all the time. I hope all your favorite rides and attractions are up and running for your next trip!

Magic Kingdom

Monorail – The Walt Disney World® Resort Monorail System will undergo refurbishment that will impact the Express monorail beam, which runs between the Ticket & Transportation Center and the Magic Kingdom. Express beam shutdowns will occur between the hours of 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The Resort beam will continue to run during downtimes. Guests arriving at the Ticket & Transportation Center during downtimes will be directed to the ferry boats.

March 10, 2015 – Summer 2015

Harmony Barber Shop – February 16 – March 29, 2015

Pirates of the Caribbean – May 11 – September 25, 2015

Jungle Cruise – April 13 – May 8, 2015

“it’s a small world” – April 14-17, 2015

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad – April 20-23, 2015

Space Mountain – April 27-30, 2015

Liberty Tree Tavern – July 6 – November 19, 2015

Dream Along with Mickey – July 19 – August 22, 2015

Liberty Square Riverboat – August 4-10, 2015



Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Lights, Motor, Action – April 20-23, 2015

Voyage of the Little Mermaid – September 7-10, 2015

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Flame Tree BBQ – January 5 – April 22, 2015

Creature Comforts – January 5 – June 14, 2015

Blizzard Beach


Typhoon Lagoon



Animal Kingdom Villas –Kidani Village Lobby Floor Resurfacing. During this time Guests may observe construction taking place in the or near the lobby. Noise will be isolated to the lobby area. Work will take place between the hours of 10am and 4pm  March 23-27, 2015

Art of Animation –Finding Nemo Schoolyard Wet Play Area- May 26 – June 29, 2015

Beach Club Resort- Guest Room Renovations-Guests will be refurbished with new hard and soft goods. Guests will not be accommodated in the affected areas but it is possible that some noise could travel while work is in progress (between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily). Oct 13, 2014 – Aug 22, 2015

Polynesian Village Resort- General Construction through March 2015

Feature 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 Typhoon Lagoon Water Park during their stay.Through Early April 2015

Polynesian East Pool – Closed for enhancements. During this time, Guests will observe construction taking place and certain pathways and buildings may be unavailable. Noise may be overheard while this work is being completed; however construction will not begin until after 9:00am. The recently renovated Feature Pool will be available (weather permitting) Mid April 2015 – Early 2016

Disney’s Swan Hotel- Guest Room Renovations- Work is scheduled to take place between 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. daily. No guests will be accommodated in the renovation area as to minimize impact on the guest experience. Aug. 20, 2014 – TBD

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 March 2016.

Parking Lots  – Entrance 2 – Lots A-G – Loss of parking lot Entrance 2 to Guest/Cast traffic and associated lots A-G in preparation for the construction of Town Center and the East Garage. Through August 1, 2016.

Golf Course/Miniature Golf – 


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