Post-Storm Update:
Orlando Welcoming Visitors

As the No. 1 travel destination in the United States, our region has maintained a high level of advance preparedness for storms and a dedication to quickly resume operations afterward. Due to this strong tourism infrastructure, the work of our public officials and the dedication of our incredible hospitality employees, our destination has rebounded quickly, and the tourism districts are open and have been welcoming thousands of visitors.

Please see below for information on our destination, and also follow our social media channels on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news.

Top Frequently Asked Questions

These frequently asked questions (FAQs) provide general information about Orlando. Please also check your specific park, hotel, restaurant or airline, or their respective websites.

Q1. Are theme parks and attractions open?
Yes! Our theme parks are operating normally and the vast majority of our attractions are open. A sampling of these are listed below:

Walt Disney World Resort

  • THEME PARKS OPEN: Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, Epcot and Magic Kingdom are open regular hours.
  • Disney Springs: Open 
  • Blizzard Beach: Open 
  • Typhoon Lagoon: Open
  • Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground: Open
  • ESPN Wide World of Sports: Open
  • Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is operating on select nights at the Magic Kingdom as scheduled.

Universal Orlando Resort

  • THEME PARKS OPEN: Universal Studios Florida, Universal's Islands of Adventure and Universal's Volcano Bay are open regular hours.
  • Universal City Walk: Open regular hours.
  • Halloween Horror Nights is operating on select nights as scheduled.

SeaWorld Orlando

  • Sea World Orlando: Open
  • Aquatica: Open
  • Discovery Cove: Open

Legoland Florida

  • Legoland Hotel: Open
  • Legoland Florida Theme Park: Open
  • Legoland Beach Retreat: Open
  • Legoland Water Park: Open

Additional Attractions

  • Crayola Experience: Open
  • Fun Spot, Kissimmee and Orlando locations: Open
  • Gatorland: Open
  • I-Drive NASCAR: Open
  • Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament: Open
  • Orlando Science Center: Open
  • Pointe Orlando: Open
  • Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Orlando: Open
  • SeaLife Orlando/Madame Tussauds Orlando: Open
  • WonderWorks: Open
  • ICON Orlando: Open

Q2. Are hotels open now?
 Yes, our destination hotels are open and there is availability to book your stay! For assistance, please contact our Visitor Information team through Live Chat on our website, or by phone at 800-972-3304.

Q3. Are restaurants open?
 Yes, the Orlando destination has more than 5,000 restaurants to hose from and our dining scene is in full swing. This includes large retail, dining and shopping complexes as well such as Disney Springs, Universal CityWalk, Point Orlando and the International Drive/Convention Center district.

Q4. Are the airports open?
 Yes, both of our airports, Orlando International Airport and Orlando Sanford International Airport are open to welcome visitors. Passengers are advised to contact their individual airline to verify a confirmed seat reservation before coming to the airport.

Q5. Is it safe to come to the destination now?
 Absolutely; the destination experienced minimal damage, and is quickly resuming normal business operations including theme parks, hotels, airports and restaurants.

Q6. Is the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) open?
The OCCC is reopened and ready to welcome their Convention and Shows. For additional information about the OCCC's schedule of events after Hurricane Irma, visit their website.