Walt Disney World theme parks closing early on Tuesday due to Hurricane Dorian

Sep 02, 2019 in "Severe Weather impacts to Walt Disney World"

Walt Disney World theme parks will be operating on reduced hours Tuesday September 3 2019 due to the impacts from Hurricane Dorian.

Along with early closures on Tuesday, impacts to theme park entertainment will begin as soon as Monday evening.

Updated Walt Disney World park hours for September 3 2019 due to Hurricane Dorian

  • Magic Kingdom - 8am to 3pm (with a 7am EMH opening)
  • Disney's Hollywood Studios - 9am to 2pm (EMH 6am opening)
  • Epcot - 7am to 3pm
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom 8am to 2pm (EMH 7am opening)
  • Typhoon Lagoon - 10am to 3pm
  • Blizzard Beach - Closed
  • Disney Springs 10am to 3pm
  • Mini Golf - 10am to 3pom

Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party will continue as planned tonight with a modified version of its fireworks show. Illuminations and the 9:30pm Rivers of Light have both been cancelled for Monday September 2. Star Wars Galactic Spectacular will be running a modified version of the show tonight.

Disney After Hours at Disney's Animal Kingdom has been canceled on Tuesday September 3. You can call (407) 939-7818 for refund and exchange options.

At the resorts, Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground will be closed beginning Tuesday September 3, Spirit fo Aloha dinner shows at the Polynesian are canceled on Tuesday, and both Vero Beach and Hilton Head Resorts have been evacuated of guests.

If you have dining reservations on September 3, theme parks will be allowing entry up to on hour prior to closing, or until 6pm at the resorts. Disney will not be enforcing any cancelation policies and refunds will be given to prepaid experiences.

Walt Disney World Transportation systems will be halting service on Tuesday night after the closing of the theme parks and Disney Springs.

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Article Posted: Sep 02, 2019 / 4:50pm ET