Blizzard Beach has reopened after earlier closure due to reaching capacity

Jul 18, 2014 in "Blizzard Beach"

Posted: Friday July 18, 2014 2:06pm EDT by WDWMAGIC Staff

UPDATE: 2:40pm - Blizzard Beach has reopened to all guests.


Blizzard Beach has hit capacity and is currently closed to some guests.

Phase 3 close began at around 1pm July 18 2014. Typhoon Lagoon remains open to all guests. Read more about phase closing levels.

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wdwjmp239Jul 21, 2014

Friday (July 18th) and Saturday (July 19th), it was disgustingly hot and humid. Although, I was not at Disney this past weekend, I will say this and that is when it kisses 100 degrees in SW Florida on Friday and gets up to 101 degrees on Saturday, just that right there makes people want to hit the water parks in full force OR just stay in air conditioning all day! For those who are enjoying their summer vacations at Disney - stay cool and keep well hydrated! For those who are enjoying their summer vacations at Disney (but aren't a fan of the heat and humidity) - enjoy your air conditioned rooms. :) The family and I will be back in the parks in October when it cools down some. :)

reptar77Jul 19, 2014

WOW, does anyone have a pic of what the crowds look like?

JakesterJul 19, 2014

DHS was quite busy it looked yesterday. Though the last couple sing Alongs didn't appear to be too packed

BoltJul 19, 2014

Not this - most of the business is resort guests with the 'And More' tickets. Also - traffic on the road during the day (when they operate) isn't busy. Only at nighttime is it nightmare-ish.

Soarin' Over PghJul 18, 2014

Forgive my ignorance. I live in PA where it's almost always calling for rain/storms/overcast/snow/ice. :) Aaaand I forgot tour group season, so there's that.

ToTBellHopJul 18, 2014

And it's actually low humidity today. Dew points in the low 60s! In July! An all-around gorgeous day in Central Florida.

71jasonJul 18, 2014

Ding ding we have a winner. Plus Brazilian tour groups love the water parks.

landauhJul 18, 2014

It might be due to guests not wanting to deal with the construction on Buena Vista Drive by TL. It was down to one lane this morning.

TheRabbitJul 18, 2014

Yeah, its called the first day in 2 months where rain/lightning isn't forecast. Everyone is there because they know it won't close from a lightning storm.

wdwmagicJul 18, 2014

That has not started yet.

JeffxzJul 18, 2014

is this related to the free day being offered to the Poly guests?

Horizons1Jul 18, 2014

Well it is a Friday in July.

Soarin' Over PghJul 18, 2014

Wow! Is there anything special going on there today? Are the theme parks crowded? Or is it just really hot? :)