2022 & 2023 Disney World Refurbishment Schedule & Ride Closures

In this story, we will look at all 4 theme parks at Walt Disney World and let you know the refurbishment calendar and which rides are closed in each park.

We’ll also cover temporary closures, like the ones due to the current health situation, and which rides in Walt Disney World are permanently closed.

Why Does Disney Do Refurbishments to Rides?

With the millions of people that ride these attractions each year, eventually, they break down and need fixing.

– Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique (NOW OPEN) – Jungle Cruise (NOW OPEN) Coming Soon: – TRON Lightcycle Run – (Opening Spring 2023)

Magic Kingdom Refurbishments:

– American Adventure (Closed September 19, 2022 – TBD) – Club Cool (NOW OPEN) – Creations Shop (NOW OPEN)


– DuckTales World Showcase Adventure (Opening TBD, 2022?) – New EPCOT Nighttime Show (Opening TBD, 2023) – Disney Harmonious (NOW OPEN)

Coming Soon:

Hollywood Studios

Refurbishments: – Disney Junior Dance Party (NOW OPEN) – For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration (Closed 1/9/23 – 1/28/23) – Star Wars Launch Bay (NOW OPEN)

Animal Kingdom

Refurbishments: – Animal Kingdom Entrance (NOW OPEN) – Dino Diner (Closed (9/15/22 – TBD) – Expedition Everest (NOW OPEN)

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