• Amy Fandrei

What's Happening in October at Walt Disney World® and Disneyland®

If you're traveling to Walt Disney World® or Disneyland® in the month of October, you'll want to check out the list below attractions temporarily closed for refurbishment and special events. Please note that the dates listed below are subject to change at any time. It is always best to pick up a Times Guide when you enter any park to confirm an attraction's operational hours for that day and special event times.

(Photo Credit: MousePros Agent Emily Milligan)

Temporary Walt Disney World® Attraction and Entertainment Closures Magic Kingdom Park Hall of Presidents - 1/17/17 - TBD Stitch's Great Escape - closed for the season on 8/20/17 Splash Mountain - 8/28/17 - mid-November

Blizzard Beach

The entire park will close for refurbishment starting 10/22/17 - 1/7/18

No temporary attraction closures are listed for Disney's Hollywood Studios, Disney's Animal Kingdom Park, Epcot, or Typhoon Lagoon for October at the time of this blog post. Yay!

Temporary Disneyland® Attraction Closures Disneyland® Park Big Thunder Mountain Railroad - 10/2/17 - 10/20/17 it's a small world - 10/23/17 - November Space Mountain - getting a ghostly makeover between 8/28/17 - 9/14/17

Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage - 9/18/17 - 9/22/17 Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters - 9/25/17 - 9/26/17

Disney's California Adventure Goofy's Sky School - closed until mid-December It's Tough to Be a Bug! - 10/23/17 - 11/3/17

Several resort hotels are undergoing refurbishments of their own at both Walt Disney World® and Disneyland®. Your MousePros agent can confirm the status of any refurbishment at your resort hotel or a park attraction at any time.

Special Events

October is the final month for several major special events at both Walt Disney World® and Disneyland. Epcot® International Food and Wine Festival is still going at Walt Disney World® over the entire month of October. Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom Park takes place from 7 pm - 12 am on October 1, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20, 22, 24, 26, 27, 29 and 31st.

(Photo Credit: MousePros Agent Emily Milligan)

Disneyland's Mickey's Halloween Party takes place on October 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27 and 31st. While this party is sold out, there is plenty of Halloween fun to be had in Disneyland®, including Haul-o-Ween at Radiator Screams at Disney California Adventure park.

(Photo Credit: MousePros Agent Emily Milligan)

Check back at the end of October for an updated list of the temporary closures and fun events happening in November. And don't forget - we love seeing what you're up to at the parks. Please post your pictures and stories to our Facebook page or leave us a comment below.

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