Here’s an Updated Look at Walt Disney World Resort’s Reopening Times As Tropical Storm Nicole Departs

Nicole is once again a tropical storm after making landfall in Florida overnight as a Category 1 Hurricane. While Tropical Storm Nicole continues to move North, Walt Disney World Resort is reopening its theme parks, hotels, and also Disney Springs. At the hotels, different restaurants are opening at different times. What would normally be character dining experiences today are just normal experiences as Disney modifies the experiences to accommodate more guests that weren’t able to go straight to the parks this morning.

As Walt Disney World goes through the process of a phased reopening, it has revealed all of the opening times that it currently has. Below is a look at all of the updates that Walt Disney World shared as of this morning.

Weather Updates & Information

Walt Disney World Theme Parks and Disney Springs operations will begin a phased reopening on Thursday, November 10.

Last updated on November 10, 2022 at 11:00 AM.

Walt Disney World Theme Parks and Water Parks

We have made the following operational adjustments as we continue to prioritize the safety of our Cast Members and Guests during the storm: 

THEME PARKS

Walt Disney World Resort theme parks will reopen in a phased approach beginning at 12:00 PM Thursday, November 10. Planned theme park operating hours based on current projections are as follows.

  • Magic Kingdom Park: Noon to 6:00 PM (Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is scheduled for 7:00 PM to midnight.)
  • EPCOT: 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park: 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios: 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM (Fantasmic! will not be presented on Thursday, November 10.)

Transportation to theme parks will begin 30 minutes prior to the scheduled park reopening time.

Reservations for bookable experiences within the theme parks will resume at the scheduled park reopening time.Multi-day theme park tickets with unused days and a validity window impacted by Tropical Storm Nicole have been extended to allow use of the remaining unused ticket days through September 30, 2023. In order to enter a park, both a park reservation and valid ticket for the same park on the same date are required. 

WATER PARKS AND MINI GOLF

  • Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon water park will remain closed Thursday, November 10. (Disney’s Blizzard Beach water park is currently closed.)
  • Winter Summerland Miniature Golf and Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf will remain closed Thursday, November 10.

Please continue to monitor this page for additional updates and news outlets for the latest weather information.


Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

  • Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground will reopen Thursday, November 10, following an assessment of storm impacts.
  • Treehouse Villas at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa will reopen for Guests checking in Thursday, November 10.
  • All other Walt Disney World Resort hotels remain open to Guests.

For Guests looking to modify or cancel their Disney Resort hotel reservations, please visit DisneyWorld.com/Plans.

Learn more about Walt Disney World Resort Hotel cancellation policies.


Other Walt Disney World Experiences

The Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser voyage scheduled to begin Thursday, November 10 will be cancelled. We are contacting Guests with reservations.


Dining and Enchanting Extras

Effective immediately, we will not enforce cancellation policies until further notice for dining and other experiences like Savi’s Workshop and Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique. Guests with pre-paid reservations will be cancelled and refunded to the original form of payment. 

Performances of Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground have been cancelled for Thursday, November 10.


Walt Disney World Resort Hotel Dining

Explore some important updates to dining experiences at Walt Disney World Resort. 

We continue to operate select Resort dining options with availability subject to change. Please check with the individual location for details and hours. 

Disney’s All Star Movies Resort

  • World Premiere Food Court — Reopens at 6:30 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Silver Screen Spirits Pool Bar — Reopens at 12:00 PM on Thursday, November 10

Disney’s All Star Music Resort

  • Intermission Food Court — Reopens at 6:30 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Singing Spirits Pool Bar — Reopens at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 10

Disney’s All Star Sports Resort

  • End Zone Food Court — Reopens at 6:30 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Grandstand Spirits Pool Bar — Reopens at 12:00 PM on Thursday, November 10

Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

  • Landscape of Flavors — Reopens at 7:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • The Drop Off Pool Bar — Reopens at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 10

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Jambo House, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Kidani Village

  • The Mara — Reopens at 6:30 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Boma – Flavors of Africa — Reopens at 7:30 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Sanaa — Reopens at 11:30 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Sanaa Lounge — Reopens at 7:30 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Victoria Falls Lounge — Reopens at 4:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • Jiko – The Cooking Place — Reopens at 5:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • Uzima Springs Pool Bar — Reopens at 2:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • Maji Pool Bar — Reopens at 2:00 PM on Thursday, November 10

Disney’s BoardWalk Inn and Disney’s BoardWalk Villas

  • Belle Vue Lounge — Reopens at 7:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Trattoria al Forno — Reopens at 7:30 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • Flying Fish — Reopens at 5:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • AbracadaBar — Reopens at 4:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • Pizza Window — Reopens at 12:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • BoardWalk Ice Cream — Reopens at 3:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • BoardWalk Deli — Reopens at 7:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Leaping Horse Libations — Reopens at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Big River Grill & Brewing Works — Reopens at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • BoardWalk Joe’s Marvelous Margaritas — Reopens at 12:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • Atlantic Dance — Reopens at 8:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • Jellyrolls — Reopens at 7:00 PM on Thursday, November 10

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

  • Centertown Market — Reopens at 8:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Banana Cabana — Reopens at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Sebastian’s Grill — Reopens at 4:30 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • Spyglass Grill — Reopens at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 10

Disney’s Contemporary Resort and Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

  • Contempo Cafe — Reopens at 7:30 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Chef Mickey’s — Reopens at 7:30 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Outer Rim — Reopens at 12:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • Cove Bar — Reopens at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Steakhouse 71 — Reopens at 7:30 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Steakhouse 71 Lounge — Reopens at 12:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • California Grill — Reopens at 5:30 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • The Sand Bar — Reopens at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 10

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

  • Toledo – Tapas, Steak & Seafood – Buffet offering — Reopens at 5:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • Barcelona Lounge — Reopens at 2:30 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • Three Bridges Bar & Grill — Reopens at 4:30 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • Dahlia Lounge — Reopens at 5:30 PM on Thursday, November 10

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

  • Gasparilla Island Grill — Reopens at 6:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Beaches Pool Bar & Grill — Reopens at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Enchanted Rose — Reopens at 3:30 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • Grand Floridian Café — Reopens at 7:30 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Victoria & Albert’s — Reopens at 5:30 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • Courtyard Pool Bar — Reopens at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Citricos — Reopens at 5:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • Citricos Lounge — Reopens at 5:00 PM on Thursday, November 10

Disney’s Old Key West Resort

  • Olivia’s Cafe — Reopens at 7:30 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Good’s Food To Go — Reopens at 7:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Gurgling Suitcase Libations & Spirits — Reopens at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Turtle Shack Poolside Snacks — Reopens at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 10, weather permitting

Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows

  • Capt. Cook’s — Reopens at 7:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Kona Island — Reopens at 6:30 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Tambu Lounge — Reopens at 8:30 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Trader Sam’s Tiki Terrace and Trader Sam’s Grotto — Reopens at 3:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • Kona Café — Reopens at 5:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • ‘Ohana — Reopens at 7:30 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Pineapple Lanai — Reopens at 10:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Barefoot Pool Bar — Reopens at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Oasis Bar & Grill — Reopens at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 10

Disney’s Pop Century Resort

  • Everything Pop Shopping & Dining — Reopens at 7:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Petals Pool Bar — Reopens at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 10

Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter

  • Sassagoula Floatworks & Food Factory — Reopens at 6:30 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Scat Cat’s Club – Cafe — Reopens at 7:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Scat Cat’s Club Lounge — Reopens at 5:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • Mardi Grogs — Reopens at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 10

Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside

  • Riverside Mill Food Court — Reopens at 6:30 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Muddy Rivers — Reopens at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • River Roost — Reopens at 5:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • Boatwright’s Dining Hall — Reopens at 5:00 PM on Thursday, November 10

Disney’s Riviera Resort

  • Primo Piatto — Reopens at 7:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Le Petit Cafe — Reopens at 6:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera — Reopens at 7:30 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Bar Riva — Reopens at 12:00 PM on Thursday, November 10

Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa

  • The Artist’s Palette — Reopens at 7:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • The Turf Club Bar & Grill — Reopens at 4:30 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • The Turf Club Lounge — Reopens at 4:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • The Paddock Grill — Reopens at 12:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • On the Rocks — Reopens at 12:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • Backstretch Pool Bar — Closed Thursday, November 10

Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort, Boulder Ridge at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort

  • Storybook Dining at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge — Reopens at 4:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • Roaring Fork — Reopens at 7:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Whispering Canyon Cafe — Reopens at 7:30 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Territory Lounge — Reopens at 12:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • Geyser Point Bar & Grill — Reopens at 1:00 PM on Thursday, November 10

Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, Disney’s Beach Club Resort

  • Ale & Compass Restaurant — Reopens at 7:30 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Ale & Compass Lounge — Reopens at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Beach Club Marketplace — Reopens at 7:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Cape May Café — Reopens at 7:30 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • The Market at Ale & Compass — Reopens at 7:00 AM on Thursday, November 10
  • Martha’s Vineyard — Reopens at 4:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • Yachtsman Steakhouse — Reopens at 5:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • Crew’s Cup Lounge — Reopens at 4:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • Hurricane Hanna’s Waterside Bar & Grill — Reopens at 1:00 PM on Thursday, November 10
  • Beaches & Cream Soda Shop — Reopens at 11:00 AM on Thursday, November 10

Disney Springs

  • Disney Springs will begin a phased reopening at 12:00 PM, Thursday, November 10.
  • Disney Bus transportation from Disney Springs will resume at 2:00 PM Thursday, November 10.

The reopening of Walt Disney World Resort parks, hotels, restaurants, and Disney Springs comes after a much shorter closure than when Hurricane Ian struck the area earlier this fall. Daps Magic will continue to follow this story and provide updates as they become available.