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What's Happening in May 2018 at Disney Parks

If you're visiting Walt Disney World® or Disneyland® in May, 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 Flower and Garden Festival and Star Wars: Galactic Nights.

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 - 7/20/18

Incredible Tomorrowland Expo - Opens 5/25/2018


Kringla Bakeri og Kafe - 2/4/18 - Summer 2018

Animal Kingdom

Festival of The Lion King - 5/9/18 - 5/10/18

No temporary attraction closures are listed for Disney's Hollywood Studios, Typhoon Lagoon, or Blizzard Beach for April at the time of this blog post.

Temporary Disneyland® Attraction Closures

Disneyland Pirates of the Caribbean - 4/23/18 - 6/8/18

Space Mountain - 5/3/18 - 5/4/18

Disney's California Adventure The following attractions are closing on 1/8/18 until mid-summer 2018 as part of the Pixar Pier makeover:

Ariel's Grotto

California Screamin'

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

is held daily from February 28th through May 28th.

(Photo Credit: Magical Pix by Candi)

Disney's Hollywood Studios is hosting Star Wars: Galactic Nights on Sunday, May 27th. This special ticketed event begins at 7 pm - 12 am. Your MousePros agent can help you purchase an event ticket, which includes your park admission. Rumor has it that at least one member of the MousePros team is going to attend this event, so expect an event recap post with lots of pics later this month!

(Photo Credit: Disney Parks Blog)

Disneyland® Special Events

Disney After Dark is hosting Star Wars Nite on Thursday, May 3, 2018 with special activities, meet and greet opportunities, and merchandise. This is a special ticketed event and your MousePros agent can help you purchase a ticket.

​​Check back at the end of May for an updated list of the temporary closures and fun events happening in June (ahem, Toy Story Land!). 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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