MORE Extended Evening Hours Revealed For Disney World Parks This December

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The Walt Disney World 50th anniversary celebration is now underway, and to help Guests enjoy the festivities, two Disney Parks are offering Extended Evening Theme Park Hours on select nights.

Now, more dates have been announced for this magical Disney perk!

Magic Kingdom and EPCOT will be offering Extended Evening Theme Park Hours for Guests staying at Disney Deluxe Resorts and Disney Deluxe Villa Resorts, and we now know the dates for these extended hours through mid-December.

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Below is the most up-to-date schedule for the new Extended Evening Theme Park Hours:

  • Monday, October 11: Epcot 10:00 PM to midnight
  • Wednesday, October 13: Magic Kingdom 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • Monday, October 18: Epcot 10:00 PM to midnight
  • Wednesday, October 20: Magic Kingdom 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • Monday, October 25: Epcot 10:00 PM to midnight
  • Wednesday, October 27: Magic Kingdom 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • Monday, November 1: Epcot 10:00 PM to midnight
  • Wednesday, November 3: Magic Kingdom 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • Monday, November 8: Epcot 10:00 PM to midnight
  • Wednesday, November 10: Magic Kingdom 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • Monday, November 15: Epcot 10:00 PM to midnight
  • Wednesday, November 17: Magic Kingdom 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • Monday, November 22: Epcot 10:00 PM to midnight
  • Wednesday, November 24: Magic Kingdom 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • Monday, November 29: Epcot 10:00 PM to midnight
  • Wednesday, December 1: Magic Kingdom 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • Monday, December 6: Epcot 10:00 PM to midnight
  • Wednesday, December 8: Magic Kingdom 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • Monday, December 13: Epcot 10:00 PM to midnight
  • Wednesday, December 15: Magic Kingdom 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Remember, not all Walt Disney World attractions are available during Extended Evening Theme Park Hours, and Guests will need valid admission and a theme park reservation for the same park on the same day to experience Extended Evening Hours.

The Extended Evening Theme Park Hours are available to select Disney Resort hotel Guests. At this time, only those staying at the Deluxe Resorts and Deluxe Villas (as well as a few hotels that aren’t owned or operated by Disney) are eligible to stay in the theme parks for the extended hours at night.

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Per the official website, the Disney Resort hotels that will be offering extended evening hours are as follows:

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®
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Before the theme parks temporarily closed due to the pandemic in March 2020, Walt Disney World Resort offered Extra Magic Hours. Extra Magic Hours allowed Guests staying on property to have extra time in the theme parks, either before Park opening or after Park closing. Then, Extra Magic Hours was replaced by the Extended Evening Theme Park Hours and Early Theme Park Entry offerings.

Are you excited to enjoy extra time in the parks? Have you experienced the Extended Evening Theme Park Hours yet? Let us know what you think in the comments!

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