Disney World in June
June marks the beginning of summer crowds but the parks aren't as busy as July - have a good touring plan and arrive a little before park opening and you'll be fine. June can be rainy so bring a disposable poncho and keep an eye on the weather as some attractions do close when lightning comes with the rain. Keep reading to find out about crowds, closures and special events during your June trip to Disney World.
Average High: 90° f
Average Low: 71° f
Average Monthly Precipitation: 7.67"
Disney World Ride Closures and Refurbishments in June 2017:
- We will update this section as information is announced.
- Magic Kingdom - Hall of Presidents closed January 17 - late 2017.
- Epcot - Mission: SPACE and Advance Training Lab closed June 5 - July 28, 2017.
- Disney Springs - Portobello Country Italian Trattoria (restaurant) closed April 23 - Fall 2017
- Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort - Old Port Royale Food Court, Shutters restaurant, Cabana Pool Bar & the Calypso Trading Post will be closed from May 1, 2017 to June 18, 2018. Dining options will be available for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Centertown will serve breakfast & dinner. Grab-and-Go meals like pastries, salads, fruit, and sandwiches will be sold in the Aruba, Jamaica and Aruba sections of the resort. In-room dining will still be available.
- Disney's Grand Floridian Resort - Fitness Center closed June 12 - TBA to replace flooring. Some equipment has been moved to Salon 9 for guests wanting to work out.
- Disney's Old Key West Resort - Exterior painting and maintenance from Jan 3 - July 27. Work should not begin until after 9:00am each morning.
- Disney's Pop Century Resort - Room Refurbishments from Feb 4, 2017 to May 7, 2018. Work should not begin until after 9:00am each morning.
- Disney's Wilderness Lodge - Construction projects will occur at the resort beginning October 2, 2015 and continuing into July 2017. Noise from this work may be heard by guests, though work will not begin until after 9:00AM, daily. Certain pathways and the nature trail will be blocked. The Boulder Ridge Cove Pool leisure pool at the Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge, Teton Boat and Bike Rentals, the resort beach, playground and recreation fire pit will closed through July 1, 2017. The resort's main pool will be open during construction. Cub's Den (Children's Activity Center) closed through 2017. Roaring Forks Snacks will be closed February 13 - July 1, 2017. Trout Pass Pool bar will be closed through 2017.
- Disney's Yacht Club - Captain's Grille restaurant will temporarily be relocated to Ariel's in the Yacht Club Resort from May 25 - September 30, 2017.
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Crowd Warnings for Disney World in June:
- Moderate to high crowds typical for the summer season. You will experience long lines unless you have a good touring plan. Arrive before park opening to enjoy the lowest crowds and shortest lines of the day.
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- Extra Magic Hours - Extra Magic Hours are special times for guests of the official Disney World hotels where a park opens an hour early or stays open two hours late. The Extra Magic Hour(s) them park is always going to be the most crowded park of the day so you really need to think about your overall energy levels as you battle crowds and stay up late or get up early - in those situations, it might make more sense to enjoy more attractions in less time by going to a less crowded theme park. Older kids may enjoy the novelty of being at the Magic Kingdom late at night so don't rule that out - just decide in advance when Extra Magic Hours make sense for you. TIP: Not staying at an official Disney resort? Then you really need to know when Disney is having Extra Magic Hours so that you can avoid them.
- Fantasmic! at Disney's Hollywood Studios - Fantasmic! will probably have at least one performance every night in June. When two or three performances are offered, the later performances will always be less crowded than the earlier show. Warning: This show is excellent but it does feature villains for a good 8-10 minutes and the lake catches fire, which can be frightening to some small children.
- Character Breakfast Advice - The parks are at their least crowded and coolest for the first 1.5 to 2 hours that the theme parks are open so, don't spend this time in a restaurant. Go for the latest breakfast seating or to a character lunch or dinner instead to make the most of your day.
Special Events at Disney World in June:
- Gay Days at Disney World - May 30 - June 5, 2016. This is not a Disney event and most of it does not occur on Disney property but visits to the theme parks are included in the schedule.
- Epcot - Sounds Like Summer Concert series - included with park admission. 2017 Performance line-up to be announced.
- Disney Springs - Lego Store Events - The Lego Store offers periodic activities like building events or Lego Club meetings, and special offers. Click here for the current month and next month's calendar.
- Save time and money by having snacks, bottled water and other food items delivered directly to your resort by Garden Grocer - Click HERE for more information.
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Use the month buttons below for lists of Disney World ride closures, attraction refurbishments, special events and crowd warnings by month. We hope this information helps you have a wonderful and memorable vacation.