There have only been five instances where Walt Disney World theme parks in Orlando have had to close their gates or curtail their operations. The passage of Hurricane Irma on Sunday and Monday was the most recent reason the world famous attraction shut down.

According to the Disney website, the parks plan to reopen today. Based on social media reports the damage to the properties appears to be minimal.


900,000 homes and businesses without power in the Orlando area.
told a Los Angeles newspaper that the park did not lose power during the storm. The parks however expected to lose several million dollars in revenue as a result of the closure because of the storm.