Disney parks are constantly changing their refurbishment schedules, making it difficult for guests to keep up with the operating times and latest news regarding their favorite attractions, resorts, shops, and restaurants. Here are a few big, upcoming changes that are either confirmed by their respective parks or at the least very strongly rumored for the very near future.
This month's refurbishment update includes an unexpected refurbishment at Disney's Animal Kingdom, a short closure at Disney's Hollywood Studios, plus the end of a long-running refurbishment at one of Walt Disney World's most popular resorts!
1. Primeval Whirl (Disney's Animal Kingdom)
Dates: Now - July 3, 2019 (or later)
Several weeks ago on June 17, the Walt Disney World Resort released an advisory informing Guests that Primeval Whirl would be closed until further notice due to unspecified technical issues. And though we still don't know exactly what is happening with this attraction Disney has confirmed that this attraction will be closed through at least July 3, which means that while we could theoretically see this attraction reopen on July 4, there's no guarantee that will actually happen, as the July 3 date is a "best case" scenario right now. Guests with FastPass+ reservations for Primeval Whirl during this extended downtime will receive a replacement FastPass for an attraction of the same tier automatically in their My Disney Experience app.
2. Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique (Disney's Grand Floridian)
Dates: Now - August 6, 2019
A whole new Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique location is being added to Disney's Grand Floridian resort and will be opening where the current Ivy Trellis Salon (which itself is being relocated into Senses – A Disney Spa) is now. And now Disney has announced that this new location will be opening in just a few weeks on August 6, 2019. Reservations for this additional location can now be made through the online reservation system at DisneyWorld.com or by phone at (407) WDW-STYLE.