Closure & Reopening Archive

Disney World Post-Ian Phased Reopening Details

Walt Disney World has announced Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom and Disney Springs will begin a phased reopening on September 30, 2022. This post provides park hours, dates & details, plus a rundown of all operational updates to Central Florida theme parks and attractions. With regard to the storm system itself, Hurricane Ian

Disney World Closed Due to Hurricane Ian

All 4 theme parks and more are closed at Walt Disney World due to Hurricane Ian. Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom won’t reopen until after the storm passes Orlando. Additionally, there are other closures, changes, and cancellations through at least Friday, September 30, 2022. This post provides a rundown of all operational

When Will Disney Park Pass Reservations End?

“When will Walt Disney World stop requiring Park Pass reservations?” is a common question among guests frustrated about the extra step to visit Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, Epcot, and Animal Kingdom–or with problems when fully booked. This post tries to answer that question, covering official statements, reasons for reservations, and crowd control goals. (Updated July

FAQ & Guide to Face Masks at Disney World

This guide to face masks at Walt Disney World offers info & tips, recommendation for best masks, rules & policy changes, and answers to frequently asked questions on wearing masks at Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, plus traveling to and within Florida. (Updated April 18, 2022.) The question of “are face masks required

Guide to Face Mask Rules at Universal Orlando

This guide to face mask rules at Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure, and CityWalk covers official policies, our recommendation for the best masks, answers to frequently asked questions on wearing face coverings, and differences between policies and enforcement at Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando. (Updated February 11, 2022.) Essentially, this goes beyond answering