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ALERT: Liberty Square Riverboat refurbishment extended

Liberty Square Riverboat Walt Disney World Magic Kingdom

The Liberty Square Riverboat is a popular afternoon distraction which allows some shaded rest, and a pleasant view of the Rivers of America.  It’s been under refurbishment since January 8 and that refurbishment has been extended.

Originally, the Liberty Square Riverboat was scheduled to reopen on July 20, 2018, but it has been extended to at least being closed through August 30, 2018.

The Riverboat is under a major refurbishment due to a great deal of deteriorating wood and some engine repair issues.  Evidently the amount of work was greater than expected and the Riverboat will be closed even longer than originally planned.

Walt Disney World and Disneyland Attraction Refurbishments

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  1. I was really looking forward to going on this for the first time. But we leave on 13 Aug so it’s not to be. Maybe next time!

  2. I like to go in the fall & I love the Riverboat so this works out for me. Sorry that some people will miss this boat ride. It’s wonderfully calming.

  3. I had hoped it would reopen when stated and they they’d start back with the Tiana meet and greet. We will be there starting 7/21 so I have kept checking for Tiana, but they’ve actually taken it down altogether.

    Saw you got to open HS today. Awesome stuff.

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