Early Bird Catches the Parks

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The following notice was issued by the Walt Disney World Resort regarding special hours of operation for tomorrow:

The Walt Disney World® Resort continues to monitor the progress of Tropical Storm Fay. Recent forecasts indicate that there likely will be rain and wind conditions that may affect operations as early as Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 19, 2008. At this time, the Walt Disney World Resort will be open and operating as usual. Additionally, to ensure our Guests have opportunities to enjoy our Parks andDowntown Disney® Area offerings, we will open early as follows:

  • All four Theme Parks will open at 8:00 a.m. on Aug. 19
  • DisneyQuest® Indoor Interactive Theme Park will open at 9:00 a.m. on Aug. 19
  • AMC Theatres will open at 10:00 a.m. on Aug. 19

We will announce additional changes to our operations if the storm’s direction and intensity make it necessary to do so.

About the author

Tom Corless

Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.
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