New Designated Smoking Areas Now In Effect


Effective today, Walt Disney World has now implemented new designated smoking areas, which are located just outside the gates at each of its 4 parks.

New Designated Smoking Areas

Below, we have taken a screenshot from the My Disney Experience app to show you where each of the new smoking areas are located.

Magic Kingdom

New Designated Smoking Areas
The new smoking area is locates outside the main gates near the bus look at Magic Kingdom


New Designated Smoking Areas
Epcot will have 2 smoking areas, one outside each entrance to the park

Hollywood Studios

New Designated Smoking Areas
The new smoking area is now located near the boat launch at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Animal Kingdom

New Designated Smoking Areas
The new smoking area is located just outside the turnstiles at the entrance to Animal Kingdom

What do you think about the new smoking areas? Let us know in the comments below.

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  1. I honestly don’t know why you’re taking away the smoking areas when they were so far off the beaten path before. This will deter me from wanting to spend time in your parks as I feel it’s discrimination. I understand that people should not smoke in crowded public places, especially around children, but there’s a way to have designated areas that are not accessible to people “passing by”. I mean, you’re putting the smoking areas outside the gates close to the crowds, why not leave it the way it was?

  2. Check the app. They have already moved the smoking area further out on the bus loops at MK. I won’t be going back because of the new smoking policy. When they realize that their profits are taking a hit, they might reconsider. They certainly have the cash to install outdoor air purification systems, but won’t. It is just not the smoker wialho won’t go, but their entire family. The bottom line is that Disney have to make their stockholders happy. If Universal increases in attendance and they don’t there might be a change. They are counting on Galaxy Edge to increase attendance. Sure you might get that initial bump, but time will tell.


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