Many of the roadways and parking lots at the Walt Disney World Resort are expected to become extremely busy in the coming days. Guests and Cast Members driving around property should plan for extra travel time and be sure to pay attention to road signs, as road closures and redirects will be in place across property on December 30 and 31, 2017. Continue reading this post to find out about the roadway closures and parking impacts at the Walt Disney World Resort.
On Dec. 30 & 31, parking access to the following Walt Disney World resorts will be available ONLY to Guests with resort, dining, spa, convention, or special event reservations:
- Disney's Yacht & Beach Club Resorts
- Disney's BoardWalk Resort
- Disney's Contemporary Resort
- Disney's Polynesian Village Resort
- Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa (Dec. 31 only)
- Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa (Dec. 31 only)
- Disney's Wilderness Lodge
Seven Seas Drive: Dec. 30 & 31 (6–11 p.m.)
Seven Seas Drive will be one-way only. All traffic will be routed west on Seven Seas Drive toward Floridian Way.
Magic Kingdom Park: Dec. 31 (10 p.m.–2:30 a.m.)
All Magic Kingdom Guests will be routed to exit property via southbound World Drive. All eastbound exits from southbound World Drive will be restricted to authorized vehicles ONLY. Westbound exits will be open.
Epcot: Dec. 31 (10 p.m.–2:30 a.m.)
The exit from the Wonder lot onto Epcot Center Drive will be open. The exit from Epcot Center Drive onto Backstage Lane will be authorized vehicles ONLY.
Disney's Hollywood Studios (Dec. 31 • 10 p.m.–2:30 a.m.)
All Guests will be directed to exit from the park onto eastbound Buena Vista Drive. Traffic will be routed onto Victory Way toward Osceola Parkway, where normal traffic patterns will resume.
Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park: Dec. 31 (10 p.m.–2:30 a.m.)
All Guests will be directed to exit via Osceola Parkway as normal.
Disney Springs: Dec. 31 (10 p.m.–2:30 a.m.)
Guest traffic from Disney Springs will be directed to exit in both directions onto Buena Vista Drive. Eastbound Buena Vista Drive traffic will be routed toward Hotel Plaza Boulevard. Westbound Buena Vista Drive traffic be routed toward the new Epcot Center Drive access ramps.