Central Florida theme parks announce post-Hurricane Irma openings

Disney World, Universal Orlando will open Tuesday

The Orlando Eye on Monday, Sept. 11 hours after Hurricane Irma swept through the area.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Even a hurricane can't keep Central Florida theme parks closed for long.

Hours after Hurricane Irma swept across the area,  officials started announcing when guests could expect to visit the attractions.

Below is a list of theme park and attraction openings in the Central Florida area. It will be updated as new information is announced.

Walt Disney World Resort 
 -Magic Kingdom: 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday
-Epcot: 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesday
-Disney's Hollywood Studios: 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesday
-Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park: 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesday
Disney Springs will also be open from 10 a.m. until midnight Tuesday.
Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon will remain closed until further notice, officials said.

Universal Orlando Resort
-Universal Studios Florida, Universal's Islands of Adventure and Universal's Volcano Bay will open at 9 a.m. Tuesday. Halloween Horror Nights is scheduled to begin Friday night.

SeaWorld Orlando
-SeaWorld will reopen Wednesday.
-Aquatica will reopen Wednesday
-Discovery Cove will remain closed until further notice.

Orlando Eye
-The Orlando Eye will remain closed until it is safe to resume operations. 

Legoland Florida Resort
-Legoland Florida Theme Park, Legoland Water Park, Legoland Hotel and Legoland Beach Retreat will remain closed until power is restored and officials deem it safe to let guests back in. 

Fun Spot 
-The parks in Orlando and Kissimmee are scheduled to open Tuesday after an inspection. 

Kennedy Space Center
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will resume normal operations starting at 9 a.m. Friday. There will be no Kennedy Space Center Bus tours or transportation to the Apollo/Saturn V Center until NASA’s Kennedy Space Center reopens on Monday.

About the Author:

Adrienne Cutway

Adrienne Cutway joined News 6's digital team in October 2016 to cover breaking news, crime and community interest stories. She graduated from the University of Central Florida and began her journalism career at the Orlando Sentinel.

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