The Circle of Life
CLOSED permanently 2/4/2018
The monorail is under refurbishment until further notice and may have modified service or routes depending on park hours. You should check on the day of travel the best option to use. Alternative transportation options may be available.
Stitch's Great Escape
It is now a seasonal attraction
Liberty Square Riverboat
Walt Disney World Railroad
Will be parked at the Main Street Station starting in December 2018 due to the Tron construction. You will be able to see the train up close.
Will be closed for the Tron construction, most likely the first half of 2019.
Phone charging kiosks in Cosmic Ray's and Space Mountain Gift Shop- closed
Temporary Refurbishments and Closures
Permanently closed rides and attractions:
Great Movie Ride
Closed permanently. Last day of operation was 8/13/2017. It will be replaced by a new attraction, Mickey and Minnie's Runaway Railway.
Animal Kingdom Lodge - Jambo House
Mid-August 2018 through Fall 2019: Room refurbishments will be taking place. It is possible that guests may see or hear construction, but noise should not be heard from guest rooms between dusk and 9:00 a.m.
September through Winter 2018: Uzima Springs Pool and Uzima Springs Pool Bar are scheduled to be closed for refurbishment. During this time, Samawati Springs Pool and Maji Pool Bar at Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Kidani Village will be available. Brief rides via shuttle transportation will be provided to and from Jambo House. It is possible guests may hear or see construction, but noise should not be heard from guest rooms between dusk and 9:00 a.m.
Feb. 12-TBD: Jambo House will participate in a pilot where transactions will be handled with cash-free options. All purchases and services at the resort will accept MagicBands, credit cards, debit cards, Disney Gift Cards, Disney Rewards Redemption Cards and contactless payments such as Apple Pay, Samsung Pay or Google Pay.
The resort is currently undergoing some refurbishment projects. The Resort will be in full operation with all amenities available. It is possible that construction may be seen or heard, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9 AM.
Old Key West Resort
8/1/2017- Spring 2019- Guests may see or hear work in progress and certain pathways may be unavailable. During this time, the Resort will be in full operation with all amenities available including dining and merchandise locations, pools, and recreation activities. It is possible that construction may be seen or heard, but noise should not be heard from Guest rooms between dusk and 9:00 AM.
Beach Club Resort
Children's Activity Center closed as of 8/1/2018. Ongoing outside refurbishment projects. There will be no noise between dusk and 9 AM.
Children's Activity Center closed as of 8/1/2018. Tambu Lounge will be closed mid-August 2018 - sometime in September. There will be 2 temporary bars for guests. One will be behind the 'Ohana check-in desk, the other will be by Moana Mercantile. They will be open from 9 AM- 11:30 PM.
Vero Beach Resort
Note that our cancellations policies are still in effect, but as of right now this is what Disney is stating about the beach.
Disclaimer from Disney:
At this time, there is confirmation that Red TIde has reached Indian River County. In the abundance of caution, we have suspended all beach operations at the recommendation of Indian River County Officials.
- We encourage Members and Guests to follow the recommendations provided by the State Department of Health:
People, especially those with respiratory issues, are encouraged to stay away from beaches for the next 2-10 days. Some may experience throat irritation and/or coughing if directly exposed to Red Tide.
- Dead fish are not to be eaten. Be cautious with any fish caught from the southeastern coast of Florida.
- Do not consume shellfish of any kind caught in this area until it passes.
All beach operations have been suspended at the recommendation of Indian River County officials; however, Members and Guests may still access the beach at their own risk.
We'll continue to monitor the situation closely and work with county officials to access conditions.
Temporary Refurbishments and Closures
Sosa Family Cigars
CLOSED Nov. 13-TBD
CLOSED 7/2/2017 The location will eventually become The NBA Experience.
Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe
Including The Dining Room at Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe and The Express at Wolfgang Puck Grand Café
Closed Permanently 8/2/2017
La Nouba by Cirque du Soleil
Had its final performance 12/31/2017
Disney's Lake Buena Vista Golf Course
Will operate as a 9-hole course while it undergoes refurbishment.
June 18-Late August 2018
Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Course
The Gardens Course will be closed 9/4/2018- 9/28/2018.