The block launched on September 21, 1997 as a weekly programming block showing classic Disney movies, TV shows and animated shorts. On December 5th (Walt Disney's birthday), it became a nightly block.
Vault Disney was discontinued in September 2002, coinciding with the debut of Disney Channel's new branding.
- September 21–November 30, 1997: Sundays from 9:00 pm–6:00 am
- December 5, 1997–September 12, 1999: Sundays from 9:00 pm–6:00 am; Mondays–Saturdays from 11:00 pm–6:00 am
- September 13, 1999–September 21, 2001: Every night from midnight–6:00 am
- September 22, 2001–September 8, 2002: Every night from 1:00 am–5:00 am