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Breaking: Walt Disney World now closing Resorts and Select Park Experiences

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Breaking: Walt Disney World now closing Resorts and Select Park Experiences
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With the threat of Hurricane Ian, we now see our first set of closures for Walt Disney World. Check out which Walt Disney World Resorts and select park experiences will be affected.

Hurricane Ian

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Recently, we began covering Tropical Storm Ian and its potential impact on Disney World. It is expected to intensify into a Major Hurricane (Category 3 or stronger) as it approaches Florida. 

Right now, Florida is projected to be hit by Wednesday with hurricane-force winds and heavy rainfall. Disney issued a statement late Saturday night that they are operating under normal conditions. You can read that full statement HERE. Earlier we shared that Fort Wilderness issued a warning to guests with current reservations. Check this out HERE.

In preparation for Hurricane Ian, Walt Disney World no longer offers resort availability. Check out the affected dates HERE.

Disney Resorts Closing

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Walt Disney World will close the following Resorts starting Wednesday, September 28th through Friday, September 30th: Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground, Copper Creek, Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, Treehouse Villas at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa, and the Bungalows at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort.

Guests with upcoming reservations at these resorts will soon be contacted by Walt Disney World.

Special Experiences Closing

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In preparation for Hurricane Ian, Walt Disney World has announced that Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon water park will close temporarily both Wednesday, September 28th, and Friday, September 30th.

Winter Summerland Miniature Golf and Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf will temporarily close on Wednesday, September 28, and Thursday, Sept. 29.

Disney announced that they will not enforce cancellation policies until further notice for dining and other experiences like Savi’s Workshop and Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique.

Disney announced that they will not enforce cancellation policies until further notice for dining and other experiences like Savi’s Workshop and Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique.

Full review of the newly reopened Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical RevueHoop Dee Doo Revue, at Fort Wilderness, is now cancelling all shows through September 30th. Guests with reservations for the Hoop Dee Doo Revue dinner show will receive reimbursements for tickets. We pray for all guests visiting Walt Disney World and those living in the path of Hurricane Ian.

What do you think of this limited resort availability? Do you think Disney should do more in preparation for Hurricane Ian? Share your thoughts with us on our Facebook Page.

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