UPDATE: Walt Disney World Resort Responds to Hurricane Irma by Closing Gates

Hurricane Irma Trajectory on Thursday August 7, 2017
Hurricane Irma Trajectory on Thursday August 7, 2017

Ahead of Hurricane Irma’s arrival in Florida, the Walt Disney World Resort has begun to take precautionary measures to insure the safety of guests and Cast Members at Walt Disney World Resort.

Guests visiting its website today found a banner across the top of the website with updates due to the weather. A link on the banner led to more information coming due to the hurricane. Currently the main Walt Disney World parks are expected to operate as normal however, this could change as the storm progresses are now expected to close early on Saturday afternoon and re-open on Tuesday September 12th. The Walt Disney World Resort hotels will remain open however.

DAPs Magic will continue to post updates below from the Walt Disney World Resort regarding Hurricane Irma. Walt Disney World’s hurricane policy can be found here.



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Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground will close at 2:00 PM on Saturday September 9th.

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Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Waterpark currently scheduled to remain open at this point throughout the weekend.

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On September 8th and 9th Disney’s Blizzard Beach waterpark will be closed.

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