Walt Disney World Preview — Week of January 13, 2018

The Epcot International Festival of the Arts begins January 12 (learn more here). Keep reading to see what else is new this week at Walt Disney World!

Special Events

  • The Edison, located at Disney Springs, will start taking reservations January 15. For more information about this restaurant and how to make reservations, check out Rikki’s article.
  • Circle of Life: An Environmental Fable will be closing February 3. Check out this Epcot attraction before it’s gone forever!
  • Florida Residents: Discover Disney tickets are available for you to purchase now through June 20. This option allows you to enjoy 3 days at a Walt Disney World theme park for $159 + tax. Note: Tickets can only be used through June 24, 2018.
  • Friendly Reminder: 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.

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

Epcot:

  • The American Adventure

Animal Kingdom:

  • Kali River Rapids

Typhoon Lagoon: CLOSED

 

Are you excited for the Epcot International Festival of the Arts? Let me know in the comments below!

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