UPDATE - Magic Kingdom has reopened to all guests after earlier closing to some guests due to reaching capacity

Dec 31, 2017 in "Magic Kingdom"

Posted: Sunday December 31, 2017 11:44am EDT by WDWMAGIC Staff

The Magic Kingdom reopened to all guests at 5:30pm after closing earlier due to reaching capacity.

Previously at 11:30am

The Magic Kingdom is currently closed to some guests due to reaching a Phase B capacity.

Guests being denied entry to Magic Kingdom are being issued coupons for Free Parking and Counter Service Dining for up to 6 people at the other three parks.

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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RustySporkJan 03, 2018


RiderJan 03, 2018

That was about 11am.

JillC LIJan 02, 2018

Is this pre-rope drop or post?

JillC LIJan 02, 2018

What time did you take this pic?

cheezbatJan 02, 2018

Imagine having to drive through that every day for work...that's my commute. It's hell on earth. Makes me often question quitting my job.

DriverJan 02, 2018

What a contrast from last night..... you got the park to yourself (MK) But it is really cold and windy:eek:

disney4life2008Jan 01, 2018

No lol

disney4life2008Jan 01, 2018

Someone goofed. It's 1am and epcot is closed. The Disney family wishes you a happy 2017 lol

BoltJan 01, 2018

I think we're all wondering if you two met.

smileJan 01, 2018

the new, unannounced festival... "peace, love, and epoct"

DriverJan 01, 2018

It's 10:30 pm and still pact, not too many people leaving! Yet;)

EricsBiscuitJan 01, 2018

It's because the mold grows so quickly. They hose it one week and the next it's back to moldy.

JoeCamelJan 01, 2018

God, the beams look terrible and the guests sprawled on the landscape look like Woodstock.

EricsBiscuitDec 31, 2017

Here is from 5 minutes ago at Epcot.