Extended Evening Theme Park Hours at Walt Disney World

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There are so many reasons to stay at Walt Disney World resort, and now that Disney is offering extended evening theme park hours, there is one more reason to make a Walt Disney World resort your first choice!  With extended evening theme park hours, Guests staying  at a Disney Deluxe Resort, Deluxe Villa Resort, as well as other select hotels, can take advantage of two extra hours in the Magic Kingdom and Epcot on select evenings.  It’s a great way to extend the magic of your theme park day.

In addition, all Disney Resort hotel guests have access to an early theme park entry benefit.  This gives you a 30-minute jump on your day and is available at all four Walt Disney  World theme parks each day.  By using these  two benefits, you can enjoy extra time to play and add value to your vacation.

Things to Know

  • Guests will need valid admission as well as a theme park reservation for the same park on the same day.
  • Guests may also experience extended evening hours if they have a ticket or annual pass with the Park Hopper option as long as they first enter the park where they have a theme park reservation.
  • Select attractions, merchandise and food locations will be available.

Participating Hotels

The extended evening them park hours benefit is only available as a benefit for registered guests staying at the following resorts.

Disney Deluxe Resorts
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
Disney’s Beach Club Resort
Disney’s Boardwalk Inn
Disney’s Contemporary Resort
Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort
Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

Disney Deluxe Villa Resorts
Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort
Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Jambo House
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Kidani Village
Disney’s Beach Club Villas
Disney’s BoardWalk Villas
Disney’s Old Key West Resort
Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows
Disney’s Riviera Resort
Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa
The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Other Select Hotels
Walt Disney World Swan Hotel
Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel
Walt Disney World Swan Reserve
Shades of Green on Walt Disney World

Participating Attractions

The following attractions are planned to operate during extended evening hours.

Magic Kingdom Park

  • “it’s a small world”
  • Astro Orbiter
  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
  • Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin
  • Country Bear Jamboree
  • Dumbo the Flying Elephant
  • Haunted Mansion
  • Mad Tea Party
  • Mickey’s PhilharMagic
  • Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor
  • Peter Pan’s Flight
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Prince Charming Regal Carrousel
  • Seven Dwarfs Mine Train
  • Space Mountain
  • Swiss Family Treehouse
  • The Barnstormer
  • The Magic Carpets of Aladdin
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
  • Tomorrowland Speedway
  • Under the Sea ~ Journey of The Little Mermaid
  • Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room


  • Beauty and The Beast Sing-Along
  • Frozen Ever After
  • Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmis Rewind
  • Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros
  • Mission: SPACE
  • Soarin’ Around the World
  • Spaceship Earth
  • Test Track
  • The Seas with Nemo & Friends

Be sure to check your My Disney Experience account for the most current schedule so you can take advantage of these extended theme park hours!

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