Magic Kingdom closed to some guests due to reaching capacity

Dec 31, 2019 in "Magic Kingdom"

The Magic Kingdom is currently closed to some guests due to reaching capacity. This is the first capacity closure of this holiday season at Walt Disney World.

Wait times at the Magic Kingdom are 4 hours for Space Mountain, and  around 3 hours for Big Thunder, and Seven Dwarfs Mine Train. Based on previous yers, expect a late afternoon reopening for all guests.

Guests being turned away are receiving a $50 gift card and free parking at another Disney theme park to be used today.

Learn more about Walt Disney World theme park phase closing statuses.

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 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, 2019 / 12:48pm ET