Here is the Refurb and Closure Schedule for Walt Disney World for December 2012 and beyond. Refurbishment/closure information is subject to change without notice and should be confirmed just prior to visiting. Updated information is available at the Disney World Website.
- Honey I Shrunk the Kids Movie Set Adventure (Hollywood Studios) closed through 11/16/12 for refurbishment.
- Studio Backlot Tour (Hollywood Studios) closed through 11/16/12 for refurbishment.
- American Film Institute Showcase (Hollywood Studios) closed through 11/16/12 for refurbishment.
- Ship Shape Health Club and Periwig Beauty & Barber Shop (Yacht & Beach Club) closed through 11/16/12. Guests may use the temporary health club in the Solarium at the Beach Club or the BoardWalk health club.
- Osprey Ridge Golf Course closed through 11/18/12 for refurbishment.
- Mouseketeer Club (Grand Floridian Resort) closed through November 2012.
- Test Track (Epcot) closed through 12/5/12 for transformation to the Chevrolet Design Center.
- Bistro de Paris (Epcot) closed through 12/11/12 for refurbishment.
- Courtyard Pool (Grand Floridian Resort) closed through late December 2012 for refurbishment. A zero-entry slope will be added. The Beach Pool and Slide will remain open.
- Gasparilla Grill and Games (Grand Floridian Resort) closed through 12/17/12. An extended menu will be available at the Beach Pool Bar and pre-packaged food will be available at Mizner’s Lounge.
- Typhoon Lagoon closed through 1/5/13 for annual refurbishment.
- Ivy Trellis Beauty and Barber Shop (Grand Floridian Resort) closed through mid-February 2013 for refurbishment.
- Epcot Character Spot (Epcot) closed through mid-February 2013. A temporary location will be available near the Fountain View Ice Cream shop where you can see Mickey, Minnie and Pluto. Goofy is appearing at Epcot’s main entrance, near Spaceship Earth.
- Grand Floridian Spa (Grand Floridian Resort) closed through mid-2013 due to construction at the resort. The Grand Floridian Fitness Center remains open and guests may use The Spa at Saratoga Springs Resort.
- Magnolia Golf Course closed 11/26/12-12/2/12 for refurbishment.
- Palm Golf Course closed 12/3/12-12/9/12 for refurbishment.
- Oak Trail Golf Course closed 12/10/12-12/14/12 for refurbishment.
- Splash Mountain (Magic Kingdom) closed 1/2/13-3/19/13 for refurbishment.
- Blizzard Beach closed 1/6/13-3/16/13 for annual refurbishment.
- Mad Tea Party (Magic Kingdom) closed 1/7/13-2/18/13 for refurbishment.
- Liberty Square Riverboat (Magic Kingdom) closed 2/1/13-2/7/13 for refurbishment.
- California Grill (Contemporary Resort) closed 2/2/13-8/31/13 for refurbishment.
- Disney World Refurbishment Schedule November 2012 (chipandco.com)
- Is Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort Right for You? (chipandco.com)
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