Hurricane Matthew is looking to be a serious hurricane, currently slated to hit Florida on Thursday night/Friday. Below, we are going to list the information we have regarding park operations in Orlando. If you have any more info, please reach out to us on TWITTER.
As of 11:00am EST 10/06/2016: Hurricane Matthew is a CATEGORY 4 storm as it approaches Florida.
Walt Disney World
Update 10/07/2016: WDWMagic.com has stated that Disney Springs will re-open tonight at 5:00pm for resort guests ONLY. Walt Disney World has announced they will be re-opening with normal operations early tomorrow morning.
Update: 10/06/2016 12:00pm - Walt Disney World will close tonight at 5:00pm. They will remain closed until Saturday. Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party remains canceled with refunds and exchanges being offered. Resorts mostly remain open. Check out our list below for resort closures.
pdate: 10/06/2016 11:19am - No official word from Walt Disney World but here is the estimated closure information regarding the parks.
Thursday - Parks to close at 5pm
Friday - Parks and Disney Springs closed.
Update: 10/06/2016 9:00am - Tonight's Not-So-Scary has been canceled. Refunds and exchanges are available.
Info from Various Sources
Update 10/07/2016 - Universal Orlando plans to re-open Saturday morning as well.
Check out Universal's official plans.
Based on the projected path of Hurricane Matthew, as well as its expected impact on the Bahamas, Disney Cruise Line is making the following adjustments to itineraries: Disney Dream
The October 3 sailing of the Disney Dream is being extended by one day, as Port Canaveral will not be available for the ship’s scheduled arrival on Friday, October 7. We are now planning to disembark in Port Canaveral on Saturday, October 8, once the Coast Guard has determined that the port is safe for cruise ship operations. We are working with the guests onboard to assist them with their travel arrangements.
The October 7 sailing of the Disney Dream from Port Canaveral is being cancelled. Refunds will automatically be processed back to the original form of payment used for cruise bookings. Guests are invited to call us at 1-866-325-3905 or 407-566-7032 beginning Monday, Oct. 10, to book a future cruise at a discount.
Other Area Attractions
Update 10/07/2016: SeaWorld, Aquatica, and LEGOLAND (10:00am - 8:00pm) will reopen on Saturday. No info on the re-opening of the Orlando Eye.
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