Walt Disney World Announces Select Closures as Orlando in State of Emergency Ahead of Hurricane Idalia, Haunted Mansion Receiving Expansion at Disneyland, and More: Daily Recap (8/29/23)

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We bring you a lot of stories every single day. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Tuesday, August 29, 2023. Walt Disney World EPCOT … Read more

Merida Greets Guests a Final Time at Fairytale Gardens Before Encanto Re-Theme in Magic Kingdom

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Merida of the 2012 Pixar film “Brave” is greeting guests one last time in Fairytale Gardens at Magic Kingdom today, before the space is transformed into an “Encanto” meet and greet area for Mirabel. Merida Meet & Greet Merida’s meet and greet is located at Fairytale Gardens, which can be found along the walkway from … Read more

Pteranodon Flyers Closed Indefinitely at Universal’s Islands of Adventure

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Pteranodon Flyers, a glider-style attraction in Jurassic Park at Universal’s Islands of Adventure, is reportedly closed for an indefinite period of time. The attraction shut down unexpectedly on the morning of Sunday, December 4. It has not reopened since. We know that about half of the Jurassic Park area and “Skull Island: Reign of Kong” … Read more

Tropical Storm Nicole Grows to Category One Hurricane On Approach to Florida

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Tropical Storm Nicole is now a full-strength hurricane, with sustained winds of 75 mph, according to the latest update from the National Hurricane Center. The theme parks are undergoing a phased closure, with Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom already closed. Universal Orlando Resort closed at 5 p.m. today as well. The above image … Read more

Universal’s Volcano Bay Closing on Monday, February 14 Due to Inclement Weather

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Universal’s Volcano Bay will be closed on Monday, February 14 due to continued cold weather. The water park was also closed on February 9, and a few times earlier in January.

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Will Be Closed January 28, 29, & 30 Due to Cold Weather

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In addition to today, Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon water park will also be closed tomorrow, January 28, through Sunday, January 30, due to projected cold temperatures. Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon reopened on January 2, 2022 but has since been closed on several days due to weather. Check out our first full day coverage from when the water park reopened this year, … Read more

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Will Be Closed Again January 27 Due to Cold Weather

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In addition to today and tomorrow, Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon water park will also be closed Thursday, January 27, due to projected cold temperatures. Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon reopened on January 2, 2022 but has since been closed on several days due to weather. Check out our first full day coverage from when the water park reopened this year, … Read more

Closing Dates Revealed for Earl of Sandwich and Sugarboo & Co. in Downtown Disney


It was announced at Destination D23 that the West end businesses in Downtown Disney at the Disneyland Resort would close down in January 2022 to reimagine the area with new open space for various events. Now, we have closing dates for the three existing businesses that will have their locations closed for the construction. The … Read more

PHOTOS: Cheshire Café Closed, Possibly for the Season at the Magic Kingdom


With the holiday crowds mostly gone, it seems that certain facilities around Walt Disney World will be closed for the season. One of the closures seems to be at Cheshire Café in the Magic Kingdom, which has its windows closed and menu removed. When our reporter spoke to a Cast Member, they noted that this … Read more

PHOTOS: Bee Infestation Forces Joffrey’s Kiosk in EPCOT Canada Pavilion to Close


Bees paid a visit to to the Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company kiosk in the Canada Pavilion at EPCOT today. The bees overran the stand, forcing it to close. The kiosk is closed, with serving windows covered. Cast Members were working to clean the kiosk. A ladder, rolling bin, and squeegee can be seen to … Read more

Fast & Furious Supercharged Closure Extended at Universal Studios Florida


Fast & Furious — Supercharged closed for a brief refurbishment November 8. The Universal Studios Florida attraction was set to reopen Friday, November 12. However, the attraction remains closed as of Sunday, November 14. The attraction is listed as closed in the Universal Orlando Resort app. A new reopening date has not been announced. We … Read more

PHOTOS, VIDEO: First-Ever Snowfall at Universal Studios Beijing Closes Outdoor Attractions


Universal Studios Beijing is covered in its first-ever layer of fresh snow. The winter weather has closed the park’s outdoor attractions. This is the first snowfall at Universal Studios Beijing since it opened September 20, 2021. Twitter user Roller Coaster Dream shared snowy images from Universal Studios Beijing. Hogsmeade and Hogwarts look great robed in … Read more

Disney Store Closures to Begin March 23rd, List of Stores Revealed


Last week, we reported that Disney will be closing at least 20% of physical Disney Stores as the company shifts its focus to e-commerce. Using the store locator on shopDisney.com, you can now see which stores will be closing, with the first official closures beginning on or before March 23rd, 2021: Arizona: Chandler, Glendale, Scottsdale … Read more

Universal’s Volcano Bay Closed This Weekend Due to Weather


After reopening just last week, Universal’s Volcano Bay is closed once again due to weather. From March 6th to March 7th, the water park will be temporarily closed due to inclement weather expected this weekend. For park updates, guests can call 407-817-8317. Universal’s Volcano Bay is expected to resume normal operations on Monday, March 8th.

Kipling Store at Disney Springs to Permanently Close, Entire Store 40% Off

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Though Walt Disney World has reopened back in July 2020, some stores at Disney Springs have suffered due to the pandemic. We recently reported that TUMI’s Disney Springs location had closed in November amidst the ongoing health crisis. The Kipling store, popular for its designer handbags, backpacks, luggage and accessories will close its Disney Springs … Read more

PHOTOS: Space Mountain Running Again After Day-Long Closure at Magic Kingdom


After being closed all day yesterday, Space Mountain is back up and running today at the Magic Kingdom. While it’s not unusual for Space Mountain to open late or go down for a short period of time, it did not open at all yesterday and guests using My Disney Experience received push notifications about the … Read more