Blizzard Beach, Disney

PLEASE NOTE - this is a rumor. Disney has not made an official announcement yet regarding when Blizzard Beach will be reopening.

Blizzard Beach closed for refurbishment back in January 2022 when Disney's Typhoon Lagoon opened after its refurbishment. From Disney's official calendar we know Blizzard Beach will remain closed until at least May at the earliest.

It has been reported on Screamscape that Blizzard Beach may remain closed for the rest of 2022 in order to complete a number of maintenance projects including possibly adding a Red Slope tube conveyor for the three Runoff Rapids slides, improving night lighting for after hours events and carrying out work on the chairlift.

We were certainly expecting Disney to reopen Blizzard Beach in time for the extremely busy summer season so this rumor comes as quite a shock. This rumor has not been commented on from Disney or confirmed so we will be sure to keep you up to date with further news as and when we get it. 

As Walt Disney World is seeing massive crowds for Spring Break and the remainder of March and early April we can't see Disney keeping Blizzard Beach closed for the whole of 2022. Although there must be a list of maintenance projects to do, we don't understand how this decision will make sense for Disney or for guests especially as COVID-19 measures continue to lessen and Walt Disney World is celebrating their 50th year.

Walt Disney World Castle, Disney
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Do you think Disney will keep Blizzard Beach closed for the rest of 2022? Let us know by leaving us a comment below or on our Facebook page.



Due to my son's disability, we can only go to Blizzard Beach and it be enjoyable. We have to use a wheelchair at the parks because his muscle tone won't support long walking, but the ski-lift makes it possible for him to actually use this water park (unlike Typhoon Lagoon). He enjoys riding the big family tube ride over and over again ad nauseum lol, and then floating down the lazy river for 5 hours. Because it's not open for this summer we've cancelled our entire Disney trip! I'm sure this is unique to us, but opening it would go a long way towards supporting lower muscle-toned disabled children.

To me this screams Disney trying to cost cut. Why have 2 water parks open when they feel only 1 will cover it. I've always found the water parks to be relaxing days in Disney World and fear going to Typhoon Lagoon this year won't be as relaxing due doubling the crowds making it feel really busy.

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