Hurricane Irma is a powerful category 5 hurricane that is expected to affect operations at Walt Disney World in the coming days. The Orlando International Airport is ceasing operations on Saturday September 9th at 5 PM in preparation for the storm.
Last October, Disney closed the theme parks due to Hurricane Matthew, and similar closures are possible with this storm as well.
****Updated September 8, 2017 at 10:30 AM****
The operational changes for Hurricane Irma will be listed below. The official list can also be found here.
- Blizzard Beach will be closed on September 8th and 9th.
- Night of Joy has been cancelled on September 9th
- Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground will be closed beginning September 9th at 2 PM
- Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party has been cancelled on September 10th