Walt Disney World to begin phased closures of the theme parks from Saturday

Sep 08, 2017 in "Severe Weather impacts to Walt Disney World"

Ahead of Hurricane Irma, Walt Disney World will begin closing its theme parks from Saturday September 9, with a view to reopening again on Tuesday September 12.

Here are the times and adjustments being made to park operations:

  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom: Closing on Saturday at 7pm – Monday
    The Saturday Rivers of Light performance is canceled.

  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios: Closing on Saturday at 7pm – Monday
    The Saturday Fantasmic! and Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular performances are canceled.

  • Epcot: Closing on Saturday at 9pm – Monday
    The Saturday  IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth performance is canceled.

  • Magic Kingdom: Closing on Saturday at 9pm – Monday
    The Saturday Happily Ever After fireworks performance is canceled.

  • Disney Springs: Closing on Saturday at 9pm – Monday

  • Disney’s Blizzard Beach: Closed as of Friday – Monday

  • Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon: Closing Saturday 5pm – Monday

  • ESPN Wide World of Sports: Closed on Saturday – Monday
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Article Posted: Sep 08, 2017 / 2:24pm EDT