Disney World has announced they will be closed on Saturday September 4th. The property will be limited to resort guests and hotel operations will be running on emergency level. All Theme Parks, Water Parks, Shows and Downtown Disney will be closed. Right now Cast Members are expected to report for duty on Sunday, but that… Read More »Disney World closed on my Birthday
I can’t believe it’s only been three weeks and I’m already talking again about how a Hurricane will affect Disney Property, its employees and guests, and the people who live in the area. Last year when they warned it would be a tough hurricane system, the results only fizzled. This year they warned it could… Read More »Frances Fury Forces Changes
The Orlando Sentinel reports that Michael Eisner, CEO of the Walt Disney Company, visited the Orlando theme parks on Wednesday the 18th. He surveyed the damage and then talked with employees thanking them for their work at keeping the parks operating with minimal delays.
I’m getting a lot of searches wondering if Disney World, and other Orlando Themeparks will be open on Saturday following Hurricane Charley’s visit. I’ve heard from people who live near the Disney World resort (located southwest of Orlando) and they reported that the eye of the storm passed to the East of the Disney owned… Read More »Disney World open Saturday?
Robb Alvey and his lovely wife Elissa are two of the nicest people I’ve met in my journey through the world of theme park fandom. Their site Theme Park Review has over Over 4,000 photos of more than 100 Amusement Parks, 100’s of reviews of theme parks and thrill rides from around the world, and… Read More »Robb Alvey Videos
Additional update on closures and reduced hours at WDW from LaughingPlace.com and WDWMagic.com: Based on information from the National Weather Service and emergency preparedness officials, Walt Disney World theme parks and water parks have adjusted operating hours as follows: Magic Kingdom: 8am – 1pm Epcot: 8am – 1pm Disney-MGM Studios 8 am – 1 pm… Read More »Charley: Animal Kingdom Closure, and more
Deb Wills excellent AllEarsNet has the update on the park’s reaction to Charley. — All four theme parks will offer Extra Magic Hour to Resort Guests beginning at 8am on August 13. World Showcase at Epcot will open at 10am. Visit the parks early as that will be the best part of the day weather-wise.… Read More »Hurricane Charley WDW Update
People have been wondering what Disney will do if Hurricane Charley comes ashore and Orlando is in its path. If Charley strays below a catagory 1 Hurricane as it passes the Orlando area look for Disney to batten down the hatches, but not to close the gates. Any outside attraction or tented show will likely… Read More »Charley’s Florida Trip