Walt Disney World to close theme parks through Monday, aims to reopen Tuesday

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Disney announced Friday its four major theme parks will close early Saturday and remain closed through Monday with hopes of reopening on Tuesday.

There will be staggered closings at the various theme parks on Saturday. Guests with special event tickets during the closure can contact Disney for a full refund.

Hotels at the resort will remain open. Universal Orlando will also close its theme parks early on Saturday and remain closed on Sunday and Monday.

Disney released a detailed list of closings:

Disney’s Blizzard Beach: Closed as of Friday until Monday
Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon: Closing at 5 p.m. Saturday until Monday
ESPN Wide World of Sports: Closed Saturday to Monday
Disney’s Animal Kingdom: Closing at 7 p.m. Saturday until Monday
The Saturday, September 9 Rivers of Light performance is canceled.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios: Closing at 7 p.m. Saturday until Monday
The Saturday, September 9 Fantasmic! and Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular performances are canceled.
Epcot: Closing at 9 p.m. Saturday until Monday
The Saturday, September 9 Illuminations Reflections of Earth performance is canceled.
Magic Kingdom: Closing at 9 p.m. Saturday
The Saturday, September 9 Happily Ever After fireworks performance is canceled.
Disney Springs: Closing at 9 p.m. Saturday until Monday

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