What's Happening in January at Disney Parks
If you're visiting Walt Disney World® or Disneyland® in January, you'll want to make note of the information in this post. The information below includes a list of attractions temporarily closed for refurbishment, as well as dates and times for special events such as Epcot® International Festival of the Arts.
Please note that the dates listed below are subject to change at any time. It is always best to consult the My Disney Experience® or Disneyland® app or pick up a Times Guide when you enter any park to confirm an attraction's operational hours for that day and special event times.
Temporary Walt Disney World® Attraction and Entertainment Closures Magic Kingdom Park Liberty Square Riverboat - 1/8/18 - TBD
Splash Mountain - 1/8/18 - 2/2/18 Stitch's Great Escape - 1/7/18 (permanent)
(Photo Credit: Magical Pix by Candi)
Animal Kingdom Park Flights of Wonder - 1/1/18 (permanent)
Kali River Rapids - 1/2/18 - 2/11/18
Toy Story Mania - 1/3/18 - Going down to two tracks while Imagineers work on the new ride entrance.
Blizzard Beach The entire park is closed for refurbishment from 10/22/17 - 1/7/18.
Typhoon Lagoon The entire park is closed for refurbishment from 1/7/18 - 3/18/18.
No temporary attraction closures are listed for Disney's Hollywood Studios or Epcot for January at the time of this blog post.
Temporary Disneyland® Attraction Closures
Disneyland Dumbo the Flying Elephant - 1/8/18 - TBD
Haunted Mansion - 1/8/18 - mid-to-late January
Main Street Vehicles - 1/8/18 - TBD
Splash Mountain - 1/2/18 - TBD
Disney's California Adventure Grizzly River Run - 1/8/18 - TBD
It's Tough to Be a Bug! - 10/23/17 - TBD
Redwood Creek Challenge Trail - 1/2/18 - TBD
(Photo Credit: MousePros Agent Emily Milligan)
The following attractions are closing on 1/8/18 until mid-summer 2018 as part of the Pixar Pier makeover:
Games of the Boardwalk
Mickey's Fun Wheel
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.
Walt Disney World® Special Events
Epcot® International Festival of the Arts is held daily from January 12th through February 19th.
Disneyland® Special Events
No special events on the calendar at this time.
Check back at the end of January for an updated list of the temporary closures and fun events happening in February. 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.