Here’s When Walt Disney World Parks Will Reopen After Hurricane Ian

Walt Disney World Resort has announced that it will reopen its theme parks and Disney Springs starting Friday, September 30, but at new hours. The threat of Hurricane Ian closed the parks on Thursday.

Here are the opening hours for Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, EPCOT and Disney’s Animal Kingdom:

  • Magic Kingdom Park 10:00 a.m. Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party will be offered as scheduled and is currently sold out
  • Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party will be offered as scheduled and is currently sold out
  • EPCO 11:00 a.m.
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios 12:00 p.m.
  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park 1:00 PM

Disney Resort Hotel guests and guests staying at other select hotels will receive early theme park admission prior to the times posted above at each of the Walt Disney World theme parks.

Early admission to the theme park will be available at the following times:

  • Magic Kingdom Park 8:00 a.m.
  • 9:00 a.m.
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios 10:00 a.m.
  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park 11:00 a.m.

As for other Disney operations, here are the hours of operation updated to Friday, September 30:

  • Disney Springs will reopen Friday, September 30 at 10:00 a.m.
  • Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf will also reopen on Friday, September 30 at 3:00 p.m.
  • ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex will be open from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for scheduled events.
  • Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon water park is temporarily closed with a scheduled reopening on Sunday, October 2. Winter Summerland Miniature Golf and Fairways Miniature Golf will remain temporarily closed for the time being. Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park is currently closed for the season.

Herman C. Harkins