5 Attractions Will Be CLOSED in Disney World Next Week, Including a Popular Hollywood Studios Ride

Don’t go to Disney World until you’ve seen what’s going to be CLOSED at the theme parks and hotels.

You have to be on your toes to plan a trip to Disney World!

Rides, attractions, restaurants, and other things have to close occasionally as Disney updates and refurbishes them. So that you’re prepared before your upcoming trip, check out everything that’s going to be closed in Disney World next week here!

Magic Kingdom

Tiana’s Bayou Adventure

Splash Mountain closed on January 23rd for a long refurbishment. The ride is being re-themed to become Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, with a Princess and the Frog theme.

A peek at the scaffolding

The new ride will reopen sometime in late 2024. We’ll be watching for more updates on the reopening timeline. Recently, we noticed that the tree at the top of this ride has been removed as Disney continues construction on this major project.

Working on the theming!

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Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster

The popular Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster ride closed on February 21st for a long refurbishment.

Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster

So far Disney hasn’t announced the date for when it will reopen, but we know it’ll be sometime in the summer of 2023. We’ll be watching for a specific reopening date. Right now, this coaster is going to be closed through late June at least, according to Disney’s refurbishment calendar.

Voyage of the Little Mermaid

This Little Mermaid-themed stage show has been closed in Disney’s Hollywood Studios for a long time now.

Voyage of the Little Mermaid

Disney hasn’t announced when or if the Voyage of the Little Mermaid will reopen.

Check out a really cool SECRET at Hollywood Studios here.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The Boneyard

The Boneyard play area in DinoLand U.S.A. is going to be closed for all of next week in Animal Kingdom.

The Boneyard

This spot will be closed for over a month as Disney refurbished it. It should reopen on June 13th.

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Refreshment Station

This snack stand (previously called Cool Wash) in EPCOT is still under construction and hidden behind some hedges. We can see inside from the Monorail, however, and it looks like Disney has added some furniture inside the dining area.

What’s happening here?

Disney hasn’t announced when it will open, but we’ll watch for any changes. Recently, we spotted some Cast Members working on this kisok.

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Disney World Water Parks

Blizzard Beach

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon water park has officially reopened, but now the other water park, Blizzard Beach, has closed for refurbishment.

Olaf Pool!

Be sure to check the My Disney Experience app for updates!

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Looking for more resources to help you get ready for your upcoming trip? Check out these posts to learn all about Disney World’s rides:

We’ll keep you updated with all the latest news, so stay tuned to DFB.

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Are you visiting Disney World this week? Let us know in the comments!

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