Disney World in February
February has low to moderate crowds except for Presidents Week where the crowds spike. The weather is cool and enjoyable. Keep reading to find out about crowd warnings, ride closures and refurbishments, and special events during your February visit to Disney World.
Average High: 74° f
Average Low: 50° f
Average Monthly Precipitation: 2.88"
Disney World Ride Closures and Refurbishments in February 2019
We will update this page as new information is available
Magic Kingdom - Walt Disney World Railroad - the train will not be running and will be parked at the Main Street Station starting in 2018 due to the Tron construction. During this time, you will still be able to get an up-close look at the railroad and special photo opportunities will be available. The new Tron attraction will debut in 2021. Click here to read more about this new attraction.
Magic Kingdom - Tomorrowland Speedway will be closed for Tron Construction and will reopen in mid-May 2019.
Magic Kingdom - Peter Pan’s Flight is closed January 7 - Early February, 2019.
Magic Kingdom - Liberty Square Riverboat is closed from January 7 until further notice.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios - Construction continues at the new Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge area of the park; scheduled to open late Fall 2019.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom - Kali River Rapids will be closed from early January to late March 2019.
Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon will be open, weather permitting, until it closed for refurbishment from January 6 to March 16, 2019. Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park will be open during this time, weather permitting.
Disney Skyliner construction ongoing until further notice. Construction may be seen or heard at Disney’s Art of Animation, Boardwalk Inn and Villas, Caribbean Beach, and Pop Century Resorts but noise should not be heard from guest rooms between dusk and 9:00am
Disney's All-Star Movies Resort - Room refurbishments through early 2019. Pool, restaurants, and other amenities will remain open but guests may experience construction and refurbishment noise between 9:00am and dusk as Disney updates rooms.
Disney's Art of Animation Resort - Disney Skyliner installation - guests may experience construction and refurbishment noise between 9:00am and dusk.
Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge - Jambo House - Room refurbishments through Fall 2019. Pool, restaurants, and other amenities will remain open but guests may experience construction and refurbishment noise between 9:00am and dusk as Disney updates rooms.
Disney's Boardwalk Inn & Villas - Disney Skyliner installation - guests may experience construction and refurbishment noise between 9:00am and dusk.
Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort - Resort Construction Project and Disney Skyliner installation - Old Port Royale Food Court, Shutters restaurant, Cabana Pool Bar & the Calypso Trading Post will be closed until further notice. Dining options will be available for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Centertown will serve breakfast & dinner. Spyglass Grill, located in Trinidad South, serves breakfast. lunch and 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. Guests will experience construction and refurbishment noise between 9:00am and dusk.
Disney's Coronado Springs Resort - Resort Construction Project and Disney Skyliner installation -is undergoing some refurbishment projects across the property until further notice and guests may notice work being done through noise should not be heard from guest rooms between dusk and 9:00AM. The resort remains in full operation with pools, dining, merchandise and recreation areas all open. Pepper Market food court will undergo minor refurbishments through Summer 2019 but will remain open.
Disney's Old Key West Resort - Room refurbishments through Spring 2019. Pool, restaurants, and other amenities will remain open but guests may experience construction and refurbishment noise between 9:00am and dusk as Disney updates rooms.
Disney's Pop Century Resort - Disney Skyliner installation - guests may experience construction and refurbishment noise between 9:00am and dusk.
Disney's Port Orleans Riverside Resort - Room refurbishments through early 2019. Pool, restaurants, and other amenities will remain open but guests may experience construction and refurbishment noise between 9:00am and dusk as Disney updates rooms.
Best Western - Lake Buena Vista Resort is building a new tower so guests will see and hear construction through December 2020. Work will be limited to 8AM ot 6PM during the week and occasionally on weekends.
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Crowd Warnings for Disney World in February:
Crowds are moderate for most of the month.
Presidents Week (Feb 18, 2019) is very busy - only slightly less crowded than Spring Break - and you'll definitely want to arrive early at the parks and have a good touring plan in hand.
Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend - February 21 - 24, 2019. These events do not take place in the theme parks but you will notice runners and their families in your resort and, at times, visiting the parks. Registration opens on August 7, 2018.
Extra Magic Hours - The Extra Magic Hour(s) Park is always going to be the most crowded park of the day but crowds are going to be low enough that it shouldn't be an issue, other than the days just before and after Presidents Day. During that time, crowds will be higher and you really need to think about your overall energy levels as you battle crowds and stay up late or get up early. It might make more sense to enjoy more attractions in less time by going to a less crowded theme park.
Fantasmic! at Disney's Hollywood Studios - Fantasmic! will probably have at least one performance every night in February. When two performances are offered, the later performance 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.
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February Special Events at Disney World
Super Bowl - Sunday, February 3, 2019. Click here for a list of places to catch the Big Game at Disney World.
The Epcot International Festival of the Arts - Dates to Be Announced. It will run seven days a week with extra entertainment offered on the weekends. This event celebrates Visual, Performing and Culinary arts.
Disney Springs - 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.
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.