Disney World Extends Theme Park Hours in August

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Disney World Extends Theme Park Hours in August

Disney World theme park hours have been extended in August! Guests visiting three of the four theme parks will have extra time to experience all the parks have to offer.

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Park hours have been extended for Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

On August 6 through 12 the park will open at 8:00 a.m. now instead of 9:00 a.m., so early entry will begin at 7:30 a.m. On Friday, August 11 and Saturday, August 12, the park will close at 8:00 p.m. instead of 7:00 p.m.

Magic Kingdom

Magic Kingdom will have extended hours on July 26. The park will now close at 11:00 p.m., instead of closing at 10:00 p.m. Extended evening hours on that day have been shifted to run from 11:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. The park will still open at 9:00 a.m.

On August 11, Magic Kingdom will open at 8:00 a.m. instead of 9:00 a.m. Early entry will therefore begin at 7:30 a.m. The park closes to regular guests that day at 6:00 p.m. for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.


Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Over at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, guests can enjoy some extra time in the park in the mornings from August 6 through 12. The park will now open at 8:30 a.m. instead of 9:00 a.m. each day, shifting early entry for hotel guests to 8:00 a.m. The park will still close at 9:00 p.m. each night.

Will you be visiting Disney World during these extended days?

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