High winds cancel numerous shows throughout Walt Disney World and impact transportation

Feb 07, 2020 in "Severe Weather impacts to Walt Disney World"

Sustained high winds in the region of 25mph this evening has resulted in the cancellation of numerous shows and associated dessert parties throughout Walt Disney World February 6 2020.

Epcot Forever, Fantasmic!, and Rivers of Light are cancelled. Disney Skyliner and Sasagoula River Cruise have also ceased operations.

Below is the statement from Walt Disney World.

In an abundance of caution, we are making adjustments to our entertainment and transportation operations this evening due to high winds in the area. This is for the safety of our guests and cast members, and we apologize for the inconvenience. All theme parks remain open for regular scheduled park hours.

Nighttime Entertainment Adjustments for Thursday, Feb. 6:


Happily Ever After at Magic Kingdom Park
Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular at Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Disney’s Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort


  • Epcot Forever
  • Fantasmic! at Disney’s Hollywood Studios
  • Rivers of Light: We are One at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park Electrical Water Pageant on the Seven Seas Lagoon

Special Events and Dessert Party Schedule: 

Guests with dessert party reservations should visit the check-in location for their experience for additional information.

  • Continuing as scheduled:Disney’s After Hours at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park; Fireworks Dessert Party at Magic Kingdom Park; A Galactic Spectacular Dessert Party at Disney’s Hollywood Studios
  • Canceled: Frozen Ever After Sparkling Dessert Party at Epcot; The Fantasmic! Dessert & VIP Viewing Experience at Disney’s Hollywood Studios; Rivers of Light: We Are One Dessert Party at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park


Not operating:

  • Sassagoula River Cruise
  • Disney Skyliner

Operating, but monitoring winds:

  •  Ferry Boats at Transportation and Ticket Center
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Article Posted: Feb 07, 2020 / 7:55pm ET