Disney World extends theme park hours in October

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Disney World extends theme park hours in October

Disney World extends theme park hours in October

Walt Disney World has extended theme park hours at all four parks for almost every day in October. Guests will now have more time to experience the spooky season at Disney World!

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Disney World extends theme park hours in October

Magic Kingdom will now open at 8 am instead of 9 am on October 2, 4, 6, 7, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 18, 20, 21, 23, 25, and 27. The park will close at 6:00 pm on these days for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.

The park will still open at 9 am on October 3, 5, 8, 9, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, and 29, but will now close at 11 pm.

Disney World extends theme park hours in October

From October 2 through 29, Epcot will open 30 minutes earlier. The park will now be open from 8:30 am to 9 pm. Early entry for Walt Disney World hotel guests will begin at 8:00 am.

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Disney’s Hollywood Studios will also be opening 30 minutes earlier on those days. The park will now be open from 8:30 am to 9 pm.

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom will now be open from 8 am to 8 pm on October 2 – 11, 13 – 17, 20 – 23, and 29. The park will close at 7 pm on October 10, 12, 18, 19, and 24 – 28.

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