New Year's Eve crowds bring long waits to Epcot attractions

Dec 31, 2013 in "EPCOT"

Posted: Tuesday December 31, 2013 12:51pm EST by WDWMAGIC Staff
New Year's Eve crowds have brought long waits at Epcot's most popular attractions today.

Soarin' was all out of FASTPASS by 9:35am and had already reached a standby wait time of 3 hours. Similarly, Test Track FASTPASS distribution was cleared out by 10am, and standby wait times have hovered around the 220 minute mark ever since. Even the high capacity and less popular Mission: SPACE has been running a 3 hour standby line for most of the day. Attractions such as Spaceship Earth, Journey into Imagination and Maelstrom currently have waits over an hour.

The longest wait time we have seen so far today is at Epcot, with Soarin' peaking at over 4 hours standby.

Despite all the crowds, the park has not yet reached any phase of a capacity closing, although the Magic Kingdom did close just a few hours into the day.