USA Orlando theme parks plan to reopen Tuesday By Michelle Baran / September 11, 2017 Share 1 -- Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando have been closed since Saturday evening due to Hurricane Irma and will remained closed through Monday. Both theme parks anticipate reopening on Tuesday, Sept. 12. Except for Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground and the Treehouse Villas at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa, the resorts’ hotels remained open throughout the weekend. Walt Disney World theme parks, Disney Springs, the Disney water parks and the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex have all been closed since Saturday evening, and several special events were canceled, for which Disney was offering refunds and tickets for alternate dates. Universal canceled its Rock the Universe event for Saturday night and Sunday morning.