Disney’s Magic Kingdom closes gates after reaching capacity again


For the second time in a week, the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World has reached capacity and is not accepting guests, the company said Sunday.

>> Read more trending news

The company put out a notice to guests through the My Disney Experience app saying the park was not accepting new visitors at this time. 

The park also reached capacity on Christmas Day.

Epcot, Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom are not affected by the closure, the company said.


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Springfield Entertainment

Nostalgia can be seen — and smelled — in his new Springfield exhibit dedicated to baby boomers
Nostalgia can be seen — and smelled — in his new Springfield exhibit dedicated to baby boomers

They helped put the bang into the baby boomers. A new exhibition will have Springfield talking about their generation. “The Boomer List: Photographs by Timothy Greenfield-Sanders,” which opens this week at the Springfield Museum of Art’s McGregor Gallery, gathers portraits of 19 influential people, one each from 1946-64, each year...
Swedish musician Avicii dead at 28
Swedish musician Avicii dead at 28

Swedish DJ Avicii was found dead Friday in Oman, his publicist confirmed. He was 28.
Bake off star recounts being detained for taking baggies of powder through airport security
Bake off star recounts being detained for taking baggies of powder through airport security

She looks like the grandma who has to cook for everyone, but Mary Berry, star of “The Great British Bake Off,” has a dark past. Berry recently recounted the time that airport security detained her for taking bags of powder through airport security, Metro reported. >> Read more trending news  Berry told Graham Norton, ...
What would Prince want? Two years later, his estate is a mess and his legacy unclear
What would Prince want? Two years later, his estate is a mess and his legacy unclear

CHANHASSEN, Minnesota — Near Influence Hallway, past Paisley Park's platinum album-lined entry, our tour group is led to Prince's inner sanctum, a two-story atrium painted sky blue with clouds — his take on heaven. A trio of doves flutter in an ornate cage. They don't cry. They coo. The late artist's residence and recording complex sprawls...
Prince remembered: Listen to audio from the singer’s final concert
Prince remembered: Listen to audio from the singer’s final concert

For Prince fans who attended the singer’s last public concerts at the Fox Theatre last year, their memories of the show serve as a snapshot of one of the pop icon’s final public moments. >> Read more trending news  The singer, 57, died of a fentanyl overdose April 21, 2016, just one week after the two Atlanta concerts. Even...
More Stories