Extra Magic Hours Information • Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World Extra Magic Hours Information

General Extra Magic Hours Information

Extra Magic Hours are available to Walt Disney World onsite guests, as well as a few other select resorts. On select days, a Walt Disney World theme park will open one hour early or stay open up to two hours after regular park hours just for Disney onsite guests. This perk allows guests to enjoy the park with reduced crowds. Be sure to check Extra Magic Hours Information before you arrive and once onsite to ensure the schedule has not changed.

Need to know which resorts allow you to participate in Extra Magic Hours? Wondering if all of the rides and attractions are open during Extra Magic Hours? All of this information can be found right here!

Eligible Resorts Available Attractions Extra, Extra Magic Hours Guest Identification Extra Magic Hours Schedule

Eligible Resorts

Only guests staying at one of the Disney Resorts, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resorts, and Shades of Green, Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels, Four Seasons Resort Orlando, Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek and Waldorf Astoria Orlando are eligible for Extra Magic Hours. Disney Golden Oak Residents or Guests of Disney Golden Oak Residents are also eligible for Extra Magic Hours. Valid Theme Park admission and Walt Disney World Resort ID (or Golden Oak ID card) are required.

Available Attractions

Not all attractions are open during Extra Magic Hours. Here are the attractions currently listed as open during Extra Magic Hours. This Extra Magic Hours Information is subject to change and may also be altered due to ride closures.

MAGIC KINGDOM

Mornings:
Astro Orbiter, Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin, Enchanted Tales with Belle, Space Mountain, Tomorrowland Speedway, Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover, Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress, The Barnstormer, Dumbo the Flying Elephant“it’s a small world”, Mad Tea Party, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Mickey’s PhilharMagic, Peter Pan’s Flight, Prince Charming Regal Carrousel, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Under the Sea ~ Journey of the Little Mermaid

Character Greetings:
Ariel at Ariel’s Grotto Fantasyland

Dining Locations:
Auntie Gravity’s Galactic Goodies Tomorrowland
Cheshire Cafe Fantasyland
Gaston’s Tavern Fantasyland

Evenings:
The Magic Carpets of Aladdin, Pirates of the Caribbean, Swiss Family Treehouse, Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room, Splash Mountain, The Barnstomer, Dumbo the Flying Elephant, “it’s a small world”, Mad Tea Party, The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Mickey’s PhilharMagic, Peter Pan’s Flight, Prince Charming Regal Carrousel, Splash Mountain, Country Bear Jamboree, The Haunted Mansion, Astro Orbiter, Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin, Monsters Inc, Laugh Floor, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Space Mountain, Tomorrowland Speedway

Character Greetings:
Ariel at Ariel’s Grotto Fantasyland

Dining Locations:
Aloha Isle Adventureland
Gaston’s Tavern Fantasyland
Storybook Treats Fantasyland
Westward Ho Frontierland
Casey’s Corner Main Street, U.S.A.
Plaza Ice Cream Parlor Main Street, U.S.A.
Auntie Gravity’s Galactic Goodies Tomorrowland

EPCOT

Mornings:
The Seas with Nemo & Friends, Turtle Talk with Crush (beginning at 8:40 a.m.), SeaBase (aquarium area), The Circle of Life, Living with the Land, Soarin’ Around the World, Spaceship Earth, Test Track Presented by Chevrolet, Frozen Ever After, Royal Sommerhus

Dining Locations:
Sunshine Seasons The Land,

Shopping Locations:
The Puffin’s Roost Norway

Evenings:
The American Adventure, Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros, Disney & Pixar Short Film Festival, Journey Into Imagination With Figment, Mission: SPACE, O Canada!, Soarin’ Around the World, Spaceship Earth, Test Track, The Seas with Nemo & Friends, Turtle Talk With Crush, Frozen Ever After, Royal Sommerhus

DISNEY’S HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS

Mornings:

Alien Swirling Saucers, Muppet Vision 3-D, Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith, Slinky Dog Dash, Star Tours – The Adventures Continue, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, Toy Story Mania!, (Beginning August 29 – Millennium Falcon: Smuggler’s Run)

Character Greetings:
Disney Friends Hollywood Boulevard

Dining Locations:
Fairfax Fare Sunset Boulevard
Woody’s Lunch Box Pixar Place

Evenings:
Alien Swirling Saucers, Muppet Vision 3-D, Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith, Slinky Dog Dash, Star Tours – The Adventures Continue, The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, Toy Story Mania!, The Great Movie Ride, Voyage of The Little Mermaid, (Beginning August 29 – Millennium Falcon: Smuggler’s Run)

DISNEY’S ANIMAL KINGDOM

Mornings:
AVATAR Flight of Passage, Kilimanjaro Safaris, Gorilla Falls Exploration Trail, Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain, DINOSAUR, Na’vi River Journey, Primeval Whirl, TriceraTop Spin

Dining Locations:
Pizzafari Discovery Island
Rainforest Cafe Oasis – opens 8:30 a.m.
Tusker House Restaurant Africa

 

BLIZZARD BEACH WATER PARK

Mornings:
All attractions will be operational should Extra Magic Hours be offered.

TYPHOON LAGOON WATER PARK

Mornings and Evenings:
All attractions will be operational should Extra Magic Hours be offered.

Extra Magic Hours Information is subject to change without notice. 

Extra, Extra Magic Hours

Once Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens, to give Guests more opportunities to experience the Walt Disney World attractions, the resort will introduce Extra, Extra Magic Hours.

Extra, Extra Magic Hours will be offered for three hours in the mornings at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. (And only at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The other two parks, the Magic Kingdom, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be offering them only one extra hour, but these extra hours take place very early in the morning. )

The following will be the new schedule beginning August 29:

  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios: Offered daily from September 1 through November 2 from 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m., including Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, Toy Story Land and select other attractions. Important – Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and its experiences subject to capacity. Also, note that on August 29-31, Disney’s Hollywood Studios will open at 6:00 a.m. for all guests. The extra hours will not be offered on those days.
  • Magic Kingdom: Offered daily from August 29 through November 2, from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. and will feature favorite attractions in Fantasyland and Tomorrowland.
  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom: Offered daily August 29 through November 2, from 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m., featuring Pandora – The World of Avatar and other attractions throughout the park.
  • Epcot: Extra, Extra Magic Hours will not be available. Regular Extra Magic Hours will continue to be available on select days at Epcot.

FastPass+ is not included during Extra, Extra Magic Hours.

Resort Guest Identification

Guests will be required to show their resort ID cards or MagicBands for admission to morning Extra Magic Hours and during evening Extra Magic Hours. This makes it essential to bring resort IDs or MagicBands for every member of your party to the park, even the kids.

Extra Magic Hours Schedule

Want to know when the parks will be offering Extra Magic Hours during your trip? Check out the Extra Magic Hour Schedule.

 

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