UPDATED - Magic Kingdom has reopened to all guests after reaching capacity

Dec 31, 2016 in "Magic Kingdom"

UPDATE December 31 2016: 9pm

The Magic Kingdom has reopened to all guests after closing earlier due to reaching capacity.

December 31 2016: 11:45am

The Magic Kingdom is currently closed to some guests due to reaching capacity, the first capacity closing of the 2016 holiday season.

At approximately 11:45am, the park was declared Phase B status. Magic Kingdom 1 day tickets will be accepted at the other three parks. 

Guests arriving at the park are being issued a coupon for free parking at another park, along with free dining for up to 6 guests at a quick service restaurant in one of the other parks.

Based on previous years, the Magic Kingdom is likely to remain at a capacity close until early evening.

Learn more about Disney World phase closures.

Phase B Closing

No admission of guests with one day tickets, and no re-entering or crossing over from another park unless they have one of the following:

WDW Resort Guests, including The Four Seasons Resort, Swan, Dolphin or Shades of Green, Hotel Plaza Boulevard hotels arriving by bus (Best Western Lake Buena Vista Resort Hotel, The Buena Vista Palace, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel, B Resort, Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort, Hilton), Golden Oak residents and guests.
WDW Premier Passport, Annual & Premium Passholders
Guests with Memory Maker
Guests with dining reservations
Magic Kingdom Guests with reservations for Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, Harmony Barber Shop or The Pirates League.
FastPass+ reservations and is a WDW Resort hotel guest.

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Article Posted: Dec 31, 2016 / 12:07pm EST