Walt Disney World’s Theme Parks Refurbishment Schedule

Big Thunder Mountain sign/entrance

The following are mostly temporary closures due to Covid-19. This is a full list of current AND future theme park entertainment, restaurants and attractions closed with unknown reopening/opening date.

We make an effort to keep the information on this page as accurate as possible. Refurbishment details are subject to change at any time. You may use this information for planning, but do not be surprised if it changes as your travel date approaches.

Magic Kingdom

Closed for Refurbishment

  • Walt Disney World Railroad–Unknown reopening date
  • Mickey’s PhilharMagic–October 11 – November 11, 2021

Covid Closures

New Attractions/Restaurants

  • Tron Lightcycle Power Run–Unknown opening date.


Closed For Refurbishment

  • Souk-al-Magreb–Unknown reopening date
  • Canada Far and Wide in Circle Vision 360–Reopening 11/21/21

Covid Closures

New Attractions/Restaurants

  • DuckTales World Showcase Adventure–Unknown opening date.
  • Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind–Unknown opening date.
  • Journey of Water, Inspired by Moana–Unknown opening date.
  • Play! Pavilion–Unknown opening date.

Hollywood Studios

Covid Closures

New Attractions/Restaurants

  • Roundup Rodeo BBQ–Unknown opening date.

Animal Kingdom

Closed for Refurbishment

  • Kali River Rapids–Closed November 1, 2021 through Mid-December, 2021
  • Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain–Closed January 4, 2022 through Mid-April, 2022

Covid Closures

Disney Springs

Covid Closures

  • Pepe by Jose Andres
  • The Smokehouse at House of Blues

Water Parks

  • Typhoon Lagoon–Entire park–Unknown reopening date.


From January 23 through January 28, 2022, Disney Skyliner service between Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort, Disney’s Riviera Resort and Epcot will be out of operation for refurbishment. Complimentary bus and FriendShip boat service will be available.


Fort Wilderness Resort

Polynesian Village Resort

Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter

Port Orleans Resort – Riverside