Disney: Has Stitch's Great Escape closed for good?

By Ashley Carter, Attractions Insider
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 09, 2018, 3:33 PM EST

Stitch’s Great Escape at Disney’s Magic Kingdom forever closed its doors on Jan. 6. At least, that’s the consensus in the Twitterverse.

  • Stitch's Great Escape closed at Magic Kingdom
  • Disney says its still a seasonal attraction
  • Operates as meet-and-greet location at times

Dozens of people shared their final farewells to the attraction on social media — some positive, some not so much.

But Disney never issued an official statement about a closure, which led some to wonder whether it really was the end for Stitch.

On Tuesday, a Disney spokesperson told Spectrum News 13 that Stitch is still seasonal and that it would reopen. The spokesperson would not provide a specific date.

For the past few years, the attraction has opened and closed periodically depending on the time of year. At times, it even operates as a character meet-and-greet location.

The change sparked speculation that Stitch was headed for the chopping block.

Anything could happen in the future, but, for now, according to Disney, Stitch is still a seasonal attraction.

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