Major WDW projects completion dates (Read Post 1) UPDATED 6/19

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  1. rteetz

    rteetz Rumors and News Moderator Moderator

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    Hello everyone I am doing this thread as a helpful place to keep a list of updated dates for ongoing or upcoming projects for WDW and more. This list will be edited and updated as things are announced and completed. Things in RED are new additions made to the thread.

    Projects being worked on

    1. Toy Story Land- started construction in Early 2016 Rumored for May 2018

    2. Star Wars land- Under Construction Started 4/14 Set for completion 2019

    3. Wilderness Lodge DVC expansion continues into July 2017 (Copper Creek)

    4. ESPN WWoS multi-sport/cheer-leading complex 2017

    5. The Edison at Disney Springs Opening Late 2017


    6. Two New Disney Cruise Line ships set to debut in 2021 and 2023.

    7. Disney Wedding Pavilion renovation 2017

    8. Hall of Presidents Refurb and new president install Jan. 17th -
    Summer 2017

    9. Wine Bar George (Disney Springs) Fall 2017

    10. Yacht Club refurbishment Jan. 1st - July 31st, 2017


    11. Caribbean Beach resort expansion 2017-2019

    12. Coronado Springs Tower and expansion 2017-2019


    13. Splash Mountain Refurbishment August 28th- November 16th, 2017

    14. Mission: Space Refurbishment June 5th - July 31st, 2017

    15. Portobello at Disney Springs refurbishment April 26 - September 30th, 2017

    16.
    Fittings and Fairings Clothes and Notions at Yacht Club April 17th - July 17th, 2017

    17. Liberty Square Riverboat closed for Refurbishment August 1-10, 2017

    18. Star Wars A Galaxy Far Far Away Stage Show June 3rd- June 15th, 2017 Extended into July

    19. Blizzard Beach annual refurb Oct. 30th, 2017 - Jan. 6th, 2018

    20. Typhoon Lagoon annual refurb January 7th, 2018 - March 17th, 2018


    Things that have opened in 2016
    1. Frozen Ever After June 21st, 2016
    2. Royal Sommerhaus June 17th, 2016
    3. Soarin Around the World June 17th, 2016
    4. Town Center Disney Springs May
    5. Mickey's Royal Friendship Faire June 17th, 2016
    6. Tiffins in Animal Kingdom May 27th, 2016
    7. Nighttime Safaris May 27th, 2016
    8. Tree of Life Awakenings May 27th, 2016
    9. STK (Disney Springs) May 25th, 2016
    10. Star Wars Galactic Spectacular June 17th, 2016
    11. Toy Story Midway Mania Third track May 27th, 2016
    12. Ample Hills Creamery May 23rd, 2016
    13. Inside out Meet and Greet April 2016
    14. Frontera Cocina by Rick Bayless June 27th, 2016
    15. Homecoming by Art Smith (Disney Springs) July 12th, 2016
    16. Coca-Cola Store (Disney Springs) July 2016
    17. Uniqlo (Disney Springs) July 15th, 2016
    18. Abracadabar (Boardwalk) July 2016
    19. Flying Fish (Boardwalk) August 3rd, 2016
    20. Blaze Pizza (Disney Springs) August 5th, 2016
    21. Levi's store (Disney Springs) August 2016
    22. Great Moments in History with the Muppets (MK) October 2nd, 2016
    23. PizzeRizzo (DHS) November 18th, 2016
    24. D-Living (Disney Springs) November 23rd, 2016

    Things that have opened in 2017
    1. New Magic Kingdom Welcome Show January 9th, 2017
    2. Planet Hollywood Observatory (Disney Springs) opened January 27th, 2017
    3. Paddlefish (Disney Springs) opened February 4th, 2017
    4. Geyser Point Bar & Grill February 13th, 2017
    5. Rivers of Light February 17th, 2017
    6. Miss Adventure Falls March 12th, 2017
    7. The Polite Pig (Disney Springs) April 10th, 2017
    8. Happily Ever After (Magic Kingdom) May 12th, 2017
    9. Disney Movie Magic (DHS) May 26th, 2017
    10. Music of Pixar Live (DHS) May 26th, 2017
    11. Pandora: The World of Avatar (Animal Kingdom) May 27th, 2017
     
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  2. soniam

    soniam Wooden leg named Smith...

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    Great idea!
     
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  4. Silock

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    Pandora?
     
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  5. jlundeen

    jlundeen Mickey Fanatic

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    Thanks for putting it all in one place!

    Could you also please add Big Thunder Mountain Railroad?
     
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  6. lovin'fl

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    BWV renovations slated to be complete by April????
    BCV renovations to begin soon and completed by ???
     
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  7. lovin'fl

    lovin'fl DIS Veteran

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    Also is the hub at MK construction complete?
     
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  8. rteetz

    rteetz Rumors and News Moderator Moderator

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    Hub is complete. They are still adding some railing to the castle ramps but otherwise it's complete and fully open.
     
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  9. rteetz

    rteetz Rumors and News Moderator Moderator

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    BCV starting soon if not already. YC will start later this year.
     
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  10. lockedoutlogic

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    I think the intent here was to stick to more capital improvements than to refurbs...which are a near constant.

    I would also guess that the 80% of those staying on property don't honestly even think of the refurb of their room...it's just the shellshock to DVC for all that "welcome home" stuff...
     
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  11. rteetz

    rteetz Rumors and News Moderator Moderator

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    Correct this is more for new things coming rather than refurbs.
     
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  12. soniam

    soniam Wooden leg named Smith...

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    I know this is technically a WDW thread, but could you please add the DLR Star Wars construction? Thanks
     
  13. Maineiak

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    Where has this been posted? I haven't seen it pop up yet on any refurbishment lists on other sites. Just curious is all.
     
  14. crazy4wdw

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    I believe I read on one of the DVC boards that the renovations at the BCV have been postponed. Because of the conversions of rooms at Wilderness Lodge to DVC and renovations to the WL Villas, people are being moving from the WL Villas to the Beach Club Villas. It may be 2017 before the BCV Villas are renovated. Not many Beach Club Villa owners are happy about the delay.
     
  15. rteetz

    rteetz Rumors and News Moderator Moderator

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    This one has been on the Disney refurb list but then taken off and is still on many websites as under refurb. I don't know if it's for sure yet.
     
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    rteetz Rumors and News Moderator Moderator

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    They were postponed once already I believe they are supposed to start in the early part of this year.
     
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    Will you be including (often times rumored) completion dates as well?
     
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  18. rteetz

    rteetz Rumors and News Moderator Moderator

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    Yes.
     
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    Can you split the Disney Springs bit into more detail please? Edison / Town Center rumoured opening dates etc?
     
  20. rteetz

    rteetz Rumors and News Moderator Moderator

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    I don't have any rumored opening dates for the Edison at this time and have no official time frame town center either. As I get more info on those I will update that.
     
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  21. tarheelblue8853

    tarheelblue8853 Earning My Ears

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    Hey rteetz, as always thanks for your hard work. Really appreciate having this as a pinned thread for quick reference because for whatever reason I can never seem to hold all these dates in my head. Thanks!
     

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