Hurricane Irma UPDATE – Universal Orlando Resort to CLOSE Sunday and Monday


Universal Orlando Resort is taking no chances with visitor safety and has just issued a release that they will be CLOSING completely beginning Saturday night at 7:00 P.M. and will not re-open until Tuesday, September 12.

Here’s the notice that was issued by their public relations team…

Universal Orlando Resort has made the following operational decisions due to Hurricane Irma:

Our destination will close at 7pm on Saturday, Sept. 9. We will be fully closed on Sunday and Monday. We anticipate normal operating hours on Tuesday, Sept. 12.
Our on-site hotels are currently at full capacity and will remain operational as they focus on taking care of our on-site guests.

We will hold our Rock the Universe event at Universal Studios Florida tonight, Friday Sept. 8 and will welcome Saturday ticket-holders tonight as well. The event will be cancelled on Saturday night and Sunday morning.

Stay tuned to The Kingdom Insider for more updates on Hurricane Irma and its impact on Florida theme parks.

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[Source: Universal PR]

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