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New Walt Disney World Parks Hours for 2022

New Walt Disney World Parks Hours for 2022

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Do you have a trip planned for early 2022? Park hours have been released and we have the latest updates.

Disney in January

Pluto at Magic Kingdom Park is one of the “Disney Fab 50” golden character sculptures appearing in all four Walt Disney World Resort theme parks in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., as part of “The World’s Most Magical Celebration,” beginning Oct. 1, 2021, in honor of the resort’s 50th anniversary. (David Roark, photographer)

January is a great time to visit Walt Disney World. Guests can experience cooler temperatures and lighter crowds. For the past couple of years, I (Maggie) have enjoyed visiting in January to start off the New Year.

For guests visiting EPCOT, the Festival of the Arts takes place. It is one of my favorite festivals of the year. This year it takes place from January 14th to February 21, 2022. For more details relating to next year’s Festival of the Arts, take a look at this post HERE.

Knowing park hours will help your touring plans for your next trip. The last update we had included hours for days through New Year’s Eve.

Don’t forget to check Character Locator for updates to park hours and crowd calendars!

Magic Kingdom

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Magic Kingdom will be open from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm on January 1st.

Hours will be from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm from January 2nd through January 10th.

On all days, onsite Guests will be able to enter at 8:30 am. On January 5, deluxe resort Guests can enjoy the park from 8 pm to 10 pm.


Credit: KtP writer Donna

EPCOT will be open from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm on January 1st and from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm January 2nd through January 10th.

All onsite guests can enter as early as 10:30 am. Deluxe resort Guests can visit Epcot from 9 pm to 11 pm on January 10th.

Hollywood Studios

Credit: KtP Writer Christina

Hollywood Studios will operate from 9 am to 9 pm every day January 1st through January 10th. Onsite guests can ride their favorite attractions as early as 8:30 am.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Credit: Kate

Animal Kingdom is open to Guests from 9 am to 7 pm from January 1st to January 10th. If you want to take advantage of early theme park entry, you can enter as early as 8:30 am.

Disney Springs

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Disney Springs will be open from 10:00 am to 11:30 pm on January 1st and hours will be from 10:00 am to 11:00 pm through January 10th.

Blizzard Beach will be undergoing refurbishment during this time. Announcements regarding Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon remain yet to be seen.

Will you be visiting Walt Disney World in early January? What do you think of these park hours? Tell us about it in the comments below or on our Facebook page.

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