PHOTOS & VIDEOS: Guests EVACUATED from EPCOT’s Mexico Pavilion Today

Things at Disney World might be magical and fun, but they’re not always perfect.


Technical difficulties, a fire, and other issues can impact Disney rides and parks, ultimately leading to evacuations or temporary closures. We’ve been evacuated from our fair share of Disney spots in the past, and today we got to experience another evacuation in EPCOT.

During our time in EPCOT today, we experienced an evacuation from the Mexico pavilion.

While we were in the pavilion, Cast Members asked guests to exit.

Evacuation in Progress

Guests were then directed out of the pavilion.

Being Evacuated

You can see guests going up the ramps…

Working Their Way Out

…and ultimately out of the pavilion.

Guests Being Directed to Leave

QUITE the crowd formed outside as guests were sent out.

Quite the Crowd

The area in front of the Mexico pavilion can be crowded as it is, so the sudden addition of guests from inside the pavilion only added to the busy nature of the space.

Guests Leaving

But just as quickly as they left, guests started to form a line to get back in.

Time to Go Back!

An announcement was made that the Mexico pavilion itself would open before the ride inside — the Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros. That would lead us to believe that the evacuation may have had to do with the ride. From what we discovered in speaking with Cast Members, the evacuation did appear to be ride-related. We inquired with some Cast Members about the situation, but were unable to get more details.

Always Listen to the Cast Members During an Evacuation

Before too long, the pavilion was open once again!

The evacuation occurred around 11:10 AM this morning. As of 11:45 AM, the ride was still showing as “temporarily unavailable.”


We’ll continue to look for more information and share those details with you. Stay tuned for more Disney news!

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