Walt Disney World to Close Early on Sept 3 Due to Hurricane Dorian ::UPDATED:: .. @WaltDisneyWorld @VisitOrlando #HurricaneDorian

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Walt Disney World has announced it will be closing its parks early on Tuesday, September 3, due to Hurricane Dorian.

The adjusted hours are as follows (as of 5pm on Sept 2):

Magic Kingdom: 8am to 3pm (Extra Magic Hours at 7am)
Epcot: 7am to 7pm ::UPDATED::
Disney’s Hollywood Studios: 9am to 2pm (Extra Magic Hours at 6am)
Disney’s Animal Kingdom: 8am to 2pm (Extra Magic Hours at 7am)
Disney Springs: 10am to 8pm ::UPDATED::
ESPN Wild World of Sports: Closed
Disney’s Blizzard Beach: Closed
Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon: 10am to 3pm
Winter Summerland Miniature Golf: 10am to 3pm
Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf: 10am to 3pm

Disney After Hours at Animal Kingdom has been cancelled on Tuesday. Tickets may be exchanged for a list of other events or refunded.

Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground will be closed September 3 at 3pm, and reopen when its safe to due so.

On Sept. 3, theme park dining reservations will be honored up to one hour prior to park closing. Resort dining reservations will be honored until 5:30pm. Effective immediately, they will not be enforcing cancellation policies for dining and other experiences, so there’s no need to cancel existing reservations through Tuesday, Sept. 3. Pre-paid dining and other experiences outside of the modified operating hours for Sept. 3 will be automatically canceled and refunded.

Guests at the following resorts have been contacted to plan for anticipated weather: Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground, Copper Creek Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, Treehouse Villas at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa, and the Bungalows at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort.

We’ll keep you updated as we hear of further announcements, or you can go to Disney.com for updates.

About Michelle Snow

Michelle is the owner and editor of CitySurfing Orlando. She also owns Zengrrl.com, is a freelance writer specializing in travel and entertainment, and has authored/co-authored four guidebooks on Orlando and Florida. She lives in Orlando near Disney, and hears Magic Kingdom fireworks every night.
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