Magic Kingdom Floods, Leaving Guests to Wade in Water

Rainbow over Magic Kingdom Cinderella Castle
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A new video captures Walt Disney World Resort’s most iconic theme park, Magic Kingdom, flooded. Disney World Guests are left wading through the water.

Rain Puddle at Walt Disney World
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A visit to Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida, isn’t complete without a day at Magic Kingdom Park. The nostalgic Disney Park is home to six lands, including Main Street, U.S.A., Adventureland, Frontierland, Liberty Square, Fantasyland, and Tomorrowland. With almost 40 attractions, Magic Kingdom never has a dull moment.

And while Guests rush off to Tomorrowland to experience fan-favorite attractions such as Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin, Tomorrowland Speedway, Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover, Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress, Monsters, Inc Laugh Floor, Space Mountain, and the brand new TRON Lightcylce / Run roller coaster… some fans found themselves in ankle deep water.

Tomorrowland Speedway
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After a Florida storm surged through the Lake Buena Vista located theme park, the pathway between Tomorrowland Speedway and quick-service restaurant Cosmic Ray’s Starlight CafĂ© was flooded. @MagicbandManiac took to social media on Sunday, March 5, with a Magic Kingdom video, noting, “So Tomorrowland is a little bit underwater rn.” Check out the video below:

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This isn’t the first time we’ve seen issues with Magic Kingdom’s drainage. Unfortunately, it seems like when the typical Florida flash flood-style storm blows through, there are several spots within Magic Kingdom that flood. Particularly, the Tomorrowland portion of the Park seems to have the most difficult time draining quickly after storms.

rain in Magic Kingdom
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The water doesn’t usually stop Disney fans, however! Whether Guests are visiting Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, or Disney’s Animal Kingdom – we’ve seen Guests take off shoes to walk through the water and even jump and play in it like it’s an attraction all in itself. We suppose the saying, “a rainy day at Disney is better than a rainy day in the office,” holds true.

About Jamie Sylvester

I'm a Disney nerd! A kid at heart who loves the magic and memories of Walt Disney World. I follow all things Disney and enjoy the vacations, day trips, weekend getaways, and geek out over the planning of such events. My goal is to experience as many Disney desserts and cocktails as possible! Married to another Disney nerd and blessed with a daughter and son, we thoroughly enjoy the magic at Disney and are here to help others experience the magic as well.