Walt Disney World Theme Parks to reopen at 8am on Saturday

Oct 07, 2016 in "Severe Weather impacts to Walt Disney World"

Disney has updated its Hurricane Matthew status with the news that all four Walt Disney World theme parks will reopen on Saturday October 8 at 8am.

Blizzard Beach Water park, Disney Springs, and mini golf will have normal operations on Saturday.

Here are the full details.

  • All 4 Walt Disney World theme parks are closed through Friday, October 7, 2016. Theme parks are scheduled to open at 8:00 AM Saturday, October 8, 2016. Posted closure times remain the same.
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Park will open for Extra Magic Hours at 7:00 AM ET on Saturday, October 8, 2016 for Resort Guests only.
  • EPCOT World Showcase will open at 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Frozen Ever After will open at 8:00 AM on Saturday, October 8, 2016.
  • Disney’s Blizzard Beach water park is closed through Friday, October 7, 2016. Operating hours will resume as scheduled on Saturday, October 8, 2016.
  • Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon water park is closed through Friday, October 7, 2016. Operating hours will resume as scheduled on Saturday, October 8, 2016.
  • Disney Springs is closed through Friday, October 7, 2016. Operating hours will resume as scheduled on Saturday, October 8, 2016. Characters in Flight at Disney Springs is closed through Sunday, October 9, 2016.
  • Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party has been canceled for tonight, Friday, October 7, 2016. For re-booking, refunds and other options, please call (407) 939-7818 beginning at 9:00 AM Eastern Time on Monday, October 10, 2016. Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.
  • Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground—including Campsites and Cabins—is closed through Friday, October 7, 2016. All performances of Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue and Mickey's Backyard BBQ through that date have been canceled as well.
  • Disney's Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort has been canceled through Friday evening, October 7, 2016.
  • Select spa locations—including La Vida Health Club at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Senses - A Disney Spa at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Senses - A Disney Spa at Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa and Ship Shape Massage Salon Fitness—are closed through Saturday, October 8, 2016.
  • Events scheduled through October 8, 2016 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex—including the Disney Cross Country Classic 2016 and Baseball Canada National Team Fall Training sessions—have been canceled. Complex operating hours will resume as scheduled on Saturday, October 8, 2016.
  • Fantasia Gardens and Fairways Miniature Golf and Winter Summerland Miniature Golf will resume operating hours as scheduled on Saturday, October 8, 2016.
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Article Posted: Oct 07, 2016 / 12:58am EDT