All the magic of Harry Potter and fairy godmothers could not keep trees from being knocked down in the Animal Kingdom and flooding at the Grand Floridian Resort and Epcot Park, but Disney World does not expect significant damage.
Signs posted inside its resorts on Monday afternoon indicated that the theme parks would be back open Tuesday at 9 a.m. but the Disney water parks would remain closed. SeaWorld Orlando will also remained closed on Tuesday for "additional debris clean-up".More news: Jaguar Land Rover just made a huge commitment to electrification
Epcot: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Universal said its facility suffered relatively minor damage to fences, trees and building facades.
After closing its doors for two days in preparation for Hurricane Irma, Walt Disney World is ready to reopen to the public.
Sea World said Monday that it is assessing damage and will announce its reopening plans later.More news: Hillary admits she had no concession speech ready
The theme parks were shut down on Sunday as former Hurricane Irma was approaching the Orlando area.
While hurricanes have never affected California's Disneyland, several other events have led to the closure of Disney's first theme park-including an quake, the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and the September 11 terrorist attacks-though all still only saw the park shut down for a day. A reopening date for Discovery Cove day resort has not yet been announced.More news: North Korea fires missile over Japan in longest-ever test