Disney World Extending Theme Park Hours for August & September

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Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom

Happy news for all Walt Disney World visitors during August and September! Hours have been extended at Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Animal Kingdom, and Hollywood Studios! On select dates, you’ll be able to stay out and celebrate at the parks even longer.

Magic Kingdom

August 2nd through 7th and August 13th and 14th, Magic Kingdom will open at 8 AM. This is instead of the usual 9 AM. The park will be closing at the same time as usual.

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Disney World Extending Theme Park Hours for August & September

August 7th and 14th, EPCOT is set to open at 10 AM instead of 11 AM. September 3rd through 5th, 10th through 12th, 17th through 19th, and 24th 26th, it will be closing at 10 PM instead of 9 PM.

Related – Disney Cast Members celebrate the reopening of the Epcot Monorail Line

Animal Kingdom

Disney World Extending Theme Park Hours for August & September

Disney’s Animal Kingdom will close at 8 PM instead of 7 PM on August 7th and 14th.

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Hollywood Studios

Disney World Extending Theme Park Hours for August & September

Starting August 1st, Hollywood Studios will open one hour later at 9 PM. It will continue to open at 9 AM. This will continue through September 28th, according to the Disney World Calendar.

Walt Disney World knows how to accommodate their summer guests! Whether you’re traveling in from another state (or country!) or utilizing that Annual Pass, you’ll want to be sure and maximize your time at the parks while you can. The happiest place on earth is ready to make your summer great!

Photos courtesy of Disney

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Allison is a local writer for Chip and Co. who traded in rainy days back home in Belgium for the sunny Disney life in Florida. She and her husband spend their days off at Epcot, eating Mickey bars and ride-hopping with their two little princesses.
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