CONFIRMED - Walt Disney World theme parks closing at 5pm today, closed all day Friday

Oct 06, 2016 in "Severe Weather impacts to Walt Disney World"

Disney has now confirmed that all theme parks will be closed at 5pm on Thursday October 6, and all day Friday October 7 2016.

Closed as of 5pm Thursday October 6.

  • Magic Kingdom
  • Epcot
  • Hollywood Studios
  • Animal Kingdom
  • Typhoon Lagoon
  • Blizzard Beach - Closed all day
  • ESPN Wide World of Sports
  • Disney Springs
  • Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf
  • Winter Summerland Miniature Golf

Closed Friday October 7.

  • Magic Kingdom
  • Epcot
  • Hollywood Studios
  • Animal Kingdom
  • Typhoon Lagoon
  • Blizzard Beach
  • ESPN Wide World of Sports
  • Disney Springs
  • Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf
  • Winter Summerland Miniature Golf

Previously announced impacts.

  • Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party cancelled Thursday October 6 and Friday October 7.
  • Blizzard Beach closed Thursday October 6.
  • Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon closed Thursday October 6 and Friday October 7.
  • Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground closed through Sunday.
  • Hoop-Dee-Doo Revue and Mickey's Backyard BBQ cancelled through Sunday.
  • Spirit of Aloha Dinner show at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort cancelled on Thursday October 6 and Friday October 7.
  • Characters in Flight at Disney Springs closed through to Sunday.

The last closure of the parks was in 2005 during Hurricane Wilma.

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Article Posted: Oct 06, 2016 / 12:18pm EDT