Universal Orlando Theme Park Forced to Close Its Doors as Winter Storm Approaches

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Universal Orlando Resort is known for providing captivating and magical experiences for millions of visitors every year. Thanks to its world-class theme parks, Universal Orlando Resort has established itself as one of the World’s best destinations for a theme park vacation. With families shelling out thousands to experience the magic of such a park, it comes as a great disappointment to hear of a closure.

Unfortunately, guests planning to visit Universal Orlando Resort tomorrow may need to divert their plans. This is due to the incoming winter storm, which is scheduled to shut down operations at one theme park destination.

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Universal Announces Theme Park Closure

Universal Volcano Bay, the spectacular water theme park located within Universal Orlando Resort, will unfortunately be closed on Tuesday, February 20. This closure is due to the inclement weather conditions that can occasionally affect the park’s operations. While the closure may disrupt plans for visitors looking forward to a day of adventure and relaxation at Volcano Bay, it is a necessary precaution taken by the park to ensure the safety and well-being of all guests and staff members.

The closure on February 20 reinforces the park’s commitment to maintaining high safety standards and prioritizing visitor experience. By proactively addressing adverse weather conditions, Universal Volcano Bay demonstrates its dedication to providing a secure and enjoyable environment for everyone. Guests scheduled to visit the park on this date are encouraged to consider alternative plans and explore the various other attractions and amenities available at Universal Orlando Resort.

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The Fun Isn’t Gone, Just Postponed

As part of the Universals Volcano Bay experience, Volcano Bay ticket holders can brave the exhilarating Krakatau Aqua Coaster, meander along the serene Kopiko Wai Winding River, or relax at the picturesque Waturi Beach. The park’s themed areas, such as the River Village, Rainforest Village, and Wave Village, offer a variety of attractions and dining options to suit every preference. Additionally, guests can indulge in premium seating arrangements, rent cabanas at Cabana Bay, or savor a meal at the Kohola Reef Restaurant.

Universal Volcano Bay’s closure on February 20 serves as a reminder of the park’s dedication to guest safety and satisfaction. While unexpected closures due to inclement weather can be disappointing, they are necessary precautions to ensure a seamless and enjoyable experience for all visitors. By prioritizing safety, Volcano Bay continues to set the standard for water park entertainment in the Universal Orlando Resort family. Fans will soon be able to slide and ride the attractions when it reopens on Tuesday.

Blizzard Beach at Walt Disney World Resort will also be closed due to the weather.

About Eva Miller

Eva was born and raised in the beautiful state of Oregon but has since relocated and lives in New York City. Since she was young, Eva has loved to perform in musicals, especially Disney ones! Through performing, Disney’s music became the soundtrack of her childhood. Today, Eva loves to write about all the exciting happenings for the Walt Disney Company. In her free time, Eva loves to travel, spend time in nature, and go to Broadway shows. Her favorite Disney movie is 'Lilo and Stitch,' and her favorite Park is Disney's Animal Kingdom.

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