Multiple resorts in the Magic Kingdom area lost power. Various transportation and amenities are affected as a result. Read the details here.
Unfortunately, Disney encounters technological issues. These range from a glitchy reservation system to a major power surge that closes attractions. In addition, theme park attractions lose power at times. Recently, power outages in Animal Kingdom caused delays.
In the summer, the monorail lost power and left Guests stranded inside in 95 degree weather. The orange line was affected leaving the Contemporary Resort and headed to the Magic Kingdom. Read about that HERE.
Also, multiple fire alarms went off a few months ago at the Polynesian and Hollywood Studios. In early September, power reportedly was cut at the Grand Floridian Resort, Polynesian Resort, and possibly the Contemporary Resort. As you can see, power outages are nothing new at Disney World. It happened again tonight!
Latest Resort Power Loss
Tonight, guests report that the power is out resort wide at Grand Floridian and other Magic Kingdom resorts! In addition, one of our KtP writers, Heather, is at Disney World now. She spoke with a Disney World Cast Member who confirmed the power loss. He stated that the power went out for about 45 minutes. In addition, restaurants at these resorts lost power making the registers unavailable.
The power stayed out for about 45 minutes.
That’s a long time for the Magic Kingdom Resorts to be without power! Not only that, but it happened a few months ago. Read HERE for all the details.
DISNEY HAS NOT MADE A STATEMENT ABOUT THE OUTAGE.
Transportation Affected Tonight
Not only did the Magic Kingdom Resorts lost power, but also the monorails and boats are down due to power outage. As a result, theme park and resort guests were left scrambling for buses as their only means of transportation. With buses being the only transportation option, several guests shared tweets stating the buses were packed like sardines!
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