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September 11, 2017

After being closed for two full days due to Hurricane Irma, Universal Orlando Resort has announced the official reopening of all three parks on Tuesday, September 12 at 9 a.m. Their statement reads:

“Our thoughts go out to all those impacted by Hurricane Irma and we stand ready to help our community recover.

Our destination saw relatively minor damage overnight involving fences, trees, signage and building facades. We are hard at work inside our parks and we can confirm an on-time opening for Tuesday at 9 a.m. for Universal Studios Florida, Universal's Islands of Adventure and Universal's Volcano Bay. In addition, we can confirm that our Halloween Horror Nights event will begin as scheduled this Friday.”

Universal joins Disney World in announcing its reopening tomorrow. As of Monday afternoon, Disney's site reads:

"Walt Disney World’s Theme Parks and Disney Springs will reopen tomorrow, Tuesday, Sept. 12 with normal, advertised operating hours.

Special events, such as Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party, will also take place. Water Parks will remain closed tomorrow and will reopen later this week."

Hurricane Irma marks the first occassion that both Disney World and Universal Studios shuttered their gates for two full days due to weather.

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