All the Disney World Closures and Cancellations Due To Tropical Storm Nicole

Tropical Storm Nicole is expected to continue to bring clouds, rain and wind to Central Florida today, with the potential for more severe weather starting tonight.


Disney World is changing aspects of its operations, as well as closing certain areas, ahead of the storm. Here’s a look at how the storm may affect your Disney World vacation.

Cancelations and Closures

Extended Evening Hours

Disney World has cancelled the Extended Evening Hours offered to certain guests tonight — Wednesday, November 9th — in Magic Kingdom.


Fantasmic! in Disney’s Hollywood Studios is no longer showing hours on the website or on My Disney Experience for this evening. You can read more about the Fantasmic! and Extended Evening Hour cancelations here. 

Park Closures

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon water park will be closed Thursday,  November 10th.

Miniature Golf

The following Disney World miniature golf locations will be closed Thursday, November 10th:

  • Winter Summerland Miniature Golf
  • Fantasia Gardens
  • Fairways Miniature Golf

Hotel Availability

Disney World is not accepting new reservations that start today — Wednesday,  November 9th — at any of its resorts. Click here for more details.

Park Pass Availability

Disney World is not accepting any new park pass reservations for Thursday, November 10th, or Friday, November 11th. Click here for more details.

Trip Refunds and Cancelations

Disney has shared with Travel Agents that, “Guests may reschedule their trip or cancel their stay with us; any customary cancellation fees will be waived.”

Airport Closures

Orlando International Airport has announced that it will temporarily cease operations at 4pm on Wednesday, November 9th, until the dangers of the storm have passed. Airport officials advise you to work with your airline on flight cancelations. Click here for more details. 

Airport Transportation

The Sunshine Flyer bus service has canceled all trips after 4pm on Wednesday, November 9th, and all day on Thursday, November 10th. The bus service says reservations will be automatically canceled and refunded.

More Information

If Tropical Storm Nicole is affecting your travel plans, see the following posts for more information:

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