Walt Disney World Preview — Week of January 6, 2018

I hope you’re all enjoying the start of 2018. If you’re celebrating with a trip to Walt Disney World, here’s what you have to look forward to this week.

Special Events

  • Friendly reminder that Disney Festival of Fantasy, the parade at Magic Kingdom park, is at 3:00pm for the foreseeable future.
  • Beginning January 11, Disney’s Magical Express will pick guests up 3 hours prior to their scheduled domestic flight. International flights will still pick up 4 hours before departure time.
  • Typhoon Lagoon will be closing for refurbishment January 7. Blizzard Beach will be re-opening the same day.

Weather

For the most current weather conditions, click here. Also, please note that during times of extreme cold, Disney water parks, and even Disney pools, may have unscheduled closures.

Crowd Levels

For more information about crowd levels, click here.

Park Hours

Attractions Closed For Refurbishments

Magic Kingdom:

  • Stitch’s Great Escape
  • Liberty Square Riverboat
  • Splash Mountain

Animal Kingdom:

  • Kali River Rapids

Blizzard Beach: Opens January 7

Typhoon Lagoon: Closes January 7

 

That’s all for now. See you next week!

Angela Dahlgren

As the host of TouringPlansTV, Angela produces weekly videos on our TouringPlans YouTube channel. When she's not talking about the happiest place on earth, she spends her time entertaining her own little Minnie and Mickey Mouse. You can find her on twitter @AngelaDahlgren or via email - angela@touringplans.com