• All Walt Disney World parks back open after Magic Kingdom reaches capacity again

    By: Chip Skambis


    BAY LAKE, Fla. - The Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World stopped allowing guests in the park around mid-day New Year's Eve, having reached capacity. 

    The company put out a notice to guests around 11:30 a.m. through the My Disney Experience app saying the park was not accepting new visitors at this time. 

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    Epcot, Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom were not affected by the closure.

    The company announced that as of 5:30 p.m. that all parks would be accepting new guests for the New Year's Eve festivities. 

    This is the second time in a week that Disney has had to close Magic Kingdom because it reached capacity. 

    For information on park availability as the day goes on, guests can call 407-560-5000.

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