UPDATE: Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith Expected to Reopen Summer 2024 Following Routine Refurbishment

Brit Tuttle

Rock N Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith Final Day Before Refurbishment

UPDATE: Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith Expected to Reopen Summer 2024 Following Routine Refurbishment

This morning, we reported that Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster at Disney’s Hollywood Studios is scheduled to close in January for scheduled maintenance. Now, we know when the attraction is expected to reopen.

Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Reopening Window Confirmed

Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Exterior

Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster is set to go down for routine refurbishment on January 8, 2024, according to the Walt Disney World operating calendar. The ride is expected to reopen in summer 2024. An exact date has not been set.

Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Issues

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The popular Disney’s Hollywood Studios roller coaster closed for refurbishment earlier this year in February and did not reopen until May 26. During this closure, rumors surfaced of retheming or major changes taking place — even the replacement of Aerosmith — but none of these rumors came to pass. Instead, the ride reopened unchanged, with just some signed artwork missing from the ride’s exit hallway.

During that refurbishment, work was performed on the coaster track and inside the gravity building. There was also a general paint refresh. The aging, yet complicated launch system has reportedly been the cause of extensive maintenance over the years, but it is unknown if this early 2024 refurbishment will address this.

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  • Brit Tuttle

    Brit didn't grow up going to the Disney Parks, but had basically the next best thing: the Phantom Manor ride operations simulator flash game and the Disney Sing-Along Songs Beach Party at Walt Disney World VHS. You can email them at brittani@wdwnt.com.