Walt Disney World Closures May 2016

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Walt Disney World Closures May 2016

Which Walt Disney World rides and attractions are closed in May 2016? If you are visiting Disney World in May you need to know which of the rides will be closed for refurbishment.

Here are the scheduled Disney World closures for the month of May 2016:

Disney’s Magic Kingdom Ride and Attraction Closures May 2016

There are no scheduled ride closures for May 2016 in Magic Kingdom. However, you should be aware that the monorail is undergoing a lot of refurbishment work so the closures change from day to day. You need to look at the schedule of changes each day. There will be alternative modes of transport to the parks, such as the Walt Disney World Bus Transportation System.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park Closures May 2016

There are no scheduled closures for May 2016 in Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Epcot Closures May 2016

The Maelstrom Ride in the Norway Pavilion is closed and is being converted to a Frozen themed ride. Anna, Elsa and friends will be arriving some time in the future, but no opening date has been announced.

The Stave Church in the Norway Pavilion is also closed from 4/18/2016 until 5/27/2016.

Soarin is also undergoing a major refurbishment and will not reopen until some time in the summer of 2016.

Disney Hollywood Studios Ride and Attraction Closures May 2016

There are no ride or attraction closures but the Pizza Planet restaurant is closed until late in 2016.

Disney Springs Closures May 2016

There are two restaurants in Disney Springs which will be closed in May 2016. Planet Hollywood is closed until 6/1/2016 and Fulton’s Crab House is closed until 31/12/2016.

Disney World Hotel Resorts Closures May 2016

The concierge lounge will be closed at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge from 5/7/2016 until 5/22/2016.

The Children’s Activity Center is closed at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge and will not reopen until sometime in 2017.

There will always be some unscheduled down time for rides and attractions in Walt Disney World. Generally the more technologically advanced the ride is, the more likely it will experience some down time during the day. These closures are usually short and you will be able to experience the attraction later in the day.

Are you visiting Walt Disney World during May 2016?

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