When Guests visit any of Walt Disney World Resort’s four theme parks — EPCOT, Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios — they expect to have a magical experience.
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Although Disney World’s Cast Members do everything they can to keep rides and attractions fully operational at all times, temporary interruptions do occasionally occur for mechanical reasons or for general maintenance. Yesterday, at EPCOT, Frozen Ever After — which is arguably the Park’s most popular ride — never reopened following its temporary closure at 4:39 p.m. EST.
Twitter account WDW Stats confirmed the shut down:
Frozen Ever After has been temporarily interrupted. On average, an interruption takes 56 minutes.
Frozen Ever After has been temporarily interrupted. On average, an interruption takes 56 minutes. https://t.co/KWpYBBbo5Y #Epcot #WDW #WaltDisneyWorld #DisneyWorld
— WDW Stats (@WdwStats) July 2, 2021
The closure clearly took much longer than average, with WDW Stats posting the following message at 10:01 p.m. EST, just after the Park’s 10 p.m. closure.
Frozen Ever After has been closed after an interruption of 321 minutes.
Frozen Ever After has been closed after an interruption of 321 minutes. https://t.co/KWpYBBbo5Y #Epcot #WDW #WaltDisneyWorld #DisneyWorld
— WDW Stats (@WdwStats) July 3, 2021
EPCOT does not open today until 11 a.m. EST, so it is not known if Frozen Ever After will be available this morning at the time of publication. Inside the Magic will provide additional updates here.
If you are going to be at Walt Disney World Resort today, check the My Disney Experience app on your smartphone for the latest details about ride closures and wait times.
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This Arendelle-themed ride that replaced Maelstrom in the World Showcase’s Norway pavilion has been wowing Guests since it opened in 2016. The official description 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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