At Downtown Disney during the weekend of the 18th and 19th October 2013 the Orlando International Dragon Boat Festival will take place on the Village Lake, where about 2,000 athletes will compete.

Due to practice sessions and event competitions this will effect the Downtown Disney watercraft transportation.
There will be no water taxi service in Village Lake, and no watercraft service to or from Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa, Disney’s Old Key West, and the Treehouse Villas at the following times:

9th October between:4:15pm to 6:45pm
10th - 17th October between: 10am and 11am and 3:15 pm until 6:45pm
18th October between: 10am and 11am and 3:15pm until close

The only watercraft provided is from Marketplace dock to Disney’s Port Orleans Resort, but this will be suspended on the 19th October until 5:30pm.
Disney Bus Transportation will be provided to and from the West Side and the Marketplace bus loop and signs will be in place to direct Guests.