You Won’t BELIEVE This Fact About the Country Bear Jamboree Closure at Disney World 😱

By admin Feb 3, 2024

In case you missed it, Country Bear Jamboree is now closed in Magic Kingdom. But don’t worry — it’s coming back!

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It won’t look the same as the opening day Disney World attraction with changes to the songs, costumes, characters, and more, but it will return this summer in its new form. We were in Magic Kingdom on the last day of operation witnessing lengthy lines for the show just to see the final run get canceled 😢. However, we noticed something in the wait times that kinda shocked us!

Like we said, we saw LONG lines at Country Bear Jamboree on January 26th, its final day. What we didn’t expect was that that day drove up the average wait times by over 90%! After consistently posting 11-minute average wait times, the average went up to 30 minutes!

Country Bear Jamboree

WOW. Below you can see where it ranked with other Magic Kingdom attractions and check out the rest of the average wait times in Disney World!

Magic Kingdom Wait Times

After sliding up to an 83-minute average last week, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train is down in the 70s with a 77-minute average. We actually saw this downward trend at most rides in the park!

Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

  • Seven Dwarfs Mine Train — 77 minutes
  • Peter Pan’s Flight — 62 minutes
  • Space Mountain — 49 minutes
  • Jungle Cruise — 49 minutes
  • Haunted Mansion — 42 minutes
  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad — 40 minutes

Space Mountain

  • Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh — 38 minutes
  • Enchanted Tales with Belle — 36 minutes
  • Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin — 32 minutes
  • Country Bear Jamboree — 30 minutes (This attraction has now closed for refurbishment — read all about the changes here)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean — 29 minutes
  • Astro Orbiter — 27 minutes
  • Barnstormer featuring the Great Goofini — 21 minutes
  • “it’s a small world” — 20 minutes

Haunted Mansion

  • Dumbo the Flying Elephant — 19 minutes
  • Magic Carpets of Aladdin — 18 minutes
  • Tomorrowland Speedway — 15 minutes
  • Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover — 15 minutes
  • Mickey’s PhilharMagic — 14 minutes
  • Enchanted Tiki Room — 14 minutes

Mad Tea Party

  • Mad Tea Party — 12 minutes
  • Prince Charming Regal Carrousel — 11 minutes
  • Hall of Presidents — 6 minutes
  • Swiss Family Robinson Treehouse — 6 minutes
  • Carousel of Progress — 5 minutes
  • Liberty Square Riverboat — 5 minutes
  • Tom Sawyer Island — 4 minutes

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EPCOT Wait Times

In EPCOT this week, one popular ride increased wait times while the other decreased! After taking the top spot last week, Frozen Ever After is back down to second place. Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure hit the 80s with its wait times this week.

EPCOT

  • Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure — 80 minutes
  • Frozen Ever After — 75 minutes
  • Test Track — 57 minutes
  • Soarin’ — 39 minutes
  • Mission: SPACE — 18 minutes

Mission SPACE

  • Spaceship Earth — 17 minutes
  • Turtle Talk with Crush — 16 minutes
  • The Seas with Nemo and Friends — 13 minutes
  • Journey into Imagination — 11 minutes
  • Living with the Land — 11 minutes
  • Gran Fiesta Tour — 11 minutes

The Seas

Awesome Planet, Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along, Disney and Pixar Short Film Festival, Impressions de France, and Reflections of China had no wait times this week.

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Animal Kingdom Wait Times

We wish we had better news from Animal Kingdom, but if you want to ride Flight of Passage (the park’s most popular ride) you’re going to have to wait. You could try to purchase an Individual Lightning Lane for the attraction, but if you’re waiting in the standby line, the average stayed in the triple digits this week. Wait times did drop at all other attractions, though!

Expedition Everest

  • Avatar Flight of Passage — 102 minutes
  • Na’vi River Journey — 64 minutes
  • Kilimanjaro Safaris — 40 minutes
  • Expedition Everest — 33 minutes

Safaris

  • Dinosaur — 25 minutes
  • It’s Tough to Be a Bug — 11 minutes
  • TriceraTop Spin — 8 minutes
  • The Boneyard — 0 minutes

TriceraTop Spin

Kali River Rapids is currently closed for refurbishment, however, it is set to reopen in March.

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Hollywood Studios Wait Times

The wait times are putting the “rise” in Rise of the Resistance — wait times jumped up to the 90s this week. It doesn’t compare to Slinky Dog Dash, though, who hit a 99-minute average.

Slinky Dog Dash

  • Slinky Dog Dash — 99 minutes
  • Rise of the Resistance — 90 minutes
  • Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway — 63 minutes

Tower of Terror

  • Tower of Terror — 62 minutes
  • Toy Story Mania — 60 minutes
  • Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run — 53 minutes
  • Alien Swirling Saucers — 34 minutes

Toy Story Mania

  • Star Tours — 15 minutes
  • Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy — 11 minutes
  • Muppet Vision 3D — 10 minutes
  • Walt Disney Presents — 8 minutes

Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster is currently closed for refurbishment and is set to reopen this summer.

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Stay tuned to DFB for more updates from Disney World!

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