Wednesday Evening Hurricane Matthew Updates/Closings

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We knew it was bound to happen, and Disney’s utmost priority is guest safety, so The Walt Disney World Resort is taking the necessary steps to ensure the safety of Guests and Cast Members. Due to the potential weather impacts in Central Florida associated with Hurricane Matthew, the Walt Disney World Resort will be implementing several operational changes that will include the temporary closure of certain locations. Here is an updated list as of Wednesday Afternoon.

Operational updates will be continually made as the weekend progresses. We will keep your updated as we learn more.

Theme Parks & Resorts

  • Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground is closed now through Sunday. This includes all Thursday and Friday performances of Hoop-Dee-Doo Revue and Mickey’s Backyard BBQ.
  • Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park and the Learn to Surf experience at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park will be closed Thursday. Both Water Parks will be closed Friday.
  • It is also being rumored that guests staying in the Treehouses at Saratoga Springs and the Bungalows at The Polynesian are being relocated as well.
  • Spirit of Aloha at Disney’s Polynesian Village will be cancelled Thursday and Friday evenings.
  • Select spa locations, including La Vida Health Club at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Senses – A Disney Spa at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa and at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort, and Ship Shape Massage, Salon and Fitness at Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts, will be closed beginning Thursday at 12 p.m. through Saturday evening.

Entertainment, Amenities & Other Offerings

  • Characters in Flight at Disney Springs is closed now through Sunday.
  • The Baseball Canada game scheduled for Thursday at 1 p.m. at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex has been rescheduled for 10 a.m. the same day.
  • Select weekend events at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex have been canceled, including the 2016 Disney Cross Country Classic and Baseball Canada’s Friday and Saturday games/practices.

We will be sure to let you know if we learn about more closures/operating hour changes as the storm progresses.

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