Changes in Operating Hours at Trader Sam’s & Tiki Terrace

Changes in Operating Hours at Trader Sam’s & Tiki Terrace

If you’ve ever been to Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto, you know it’s a great spot to grab a fun refreshing drink. Pay attention if you have a trip coming up soon. There are changes in operating hours at Trader Sam’s & Tiki Terrace.

Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto and the outdoor Tiki Terrace are now scheduled to open at 3:00 p.m. Closing times will now be moved to 12:00 midnight for the Grog Grotto and 11:00 p.m. for the Tiki Terrace. Both the Grog Grotto and Tiki Terrace opened at 4:00 p.m. prior to the schedule change.

For guests who have never visited Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto, you can find it over at Disney’s Polynesian Resort. Pay attention next time you’re riding Jungle Cruise for Trader Sam. He’s the Head Salesman of Jungle Cruise and has collected artifacts from all over and brought them to his “happy hideaway” at Disney’s Polynesian Resort. Don’t miss the fun interactive elements and the crazy bartenders when you order certain drinks. Grab a bite to eat too while enjoying your time at Walt Disney World.

Arrive early before heading to the Spirit of Aloha Luau and enjoy a tasty beverage. Another great option is to grab a drink and head to the beach to enjoy the nighttime spectacular at Magic Kingdom, Happily Ever After. Enjoy and your visit at Walt Disney World and don’t forget the check the changes in operating hours at Trader Sam’s & Tiki Terrace before your next visit.

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Sarah is a Minnesota based travel agent. As a WDW Annual Passholder, she loves to escape during the winter to spend time at her favorite Disney location, Walt Disney World, especially to see the parks and resorts decorated for Christmas. No trip is complete without a ride on Big Thunder Mountain and Tower of Terror. When she's not at Disney, she's often working on planning the next visit and creating magic for her clients. Sarah also books all Disney destinations around the world along with cruises, Universal Studios, Sea World, all-inclusive resorts and more as a travel advisor with Key to the World Travel.
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