Incredibly Popular EPCOT Ride Has Been Closed For HOURS

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Frozen Ever After is among the most popular rides at Walt Disney World Resort’s EPCOT theme park. The Frozen-themed attraction replaced the old Maelstrom ride that took Guests on a journey through Norse mythology in the World Showcase’s Norway pavilion.

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Today, the popular ride has been closed for hours. WDW Stats on Twitter confirmed the closure at 3:26 p.m. EST:

Frozen Ever After has been temporarily interrupted. On average, an interruption takes 45 minutes.

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At the time of publication, the ride has not reopened.

It is important to remember that Walt Disney World Resort Cast Members do everything they can to keep rides and attractions at all four Disney World theme parks — EPCOT, Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom — operational all day, every day. However, mechanical failures and general maintenance do sometimes occur.

Frozen Ever After
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If you are at Walt Disney World Resort today, check the My Disney Experience app on your smartphone for the latest ride closure details and wait times.

More on Frozen Ever After

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The official description of Frozen Ever After reads:

Find a seat aboard your boat and let the lapping waters take you through a frozen willow forest.

Soon, you’ll be rubbing shoulders with some “boulders”—a.k.a. Kristoff’s family from Troll Valley—before bracing for the cold.

High up in the icy blue world of the North Mountain, Queen Elsa’s enchanting ice palace awaits. Behold the wonder… and keep an eye out for Anna, Olaf and a few more Frozen friends.

This enchanting “Summer Snow Day” celebration—complete with many of your favorite Frozen tunes—is sure to melt even the coldest hearts!

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