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Warning: Magic Kingdom will close early on a second date

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Warning: Magic Kingdom will close early on a second date
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No one likes to hear The Most Magical Place on Earth is closing early! Now for a second evening, Guests will have to leave very early. Does this affect your travel plans?

Disney in February

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February is a great time to visit Walt Disney World. Guests can experience cooler temperatures and lighter crowds. I and many other KtP Writers enjoy visiting the parks during this time.

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.

February can also be a romantic time to visit Disney with Valentine’s Day. The biggest Disney fans can find anything to celebrate at The Most Magical Place on Earth!

Closing Early

Rapunzel new character sighting in Magic Kingdom
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Recently, we shared some updates to park hours for January and noticed Magic Kingdom is closing early. On January 25, the park will close at 4:30 pm. This is likely for the yearly Cast Member event.

Many will avoid the park on this day, so if you’re a savvy Disney goer this is a great day to go to Magic Kingdom!

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)

Now, another date has been aded to that list. According to the Disney website, Magic Kingdom will close early again on February 8, 2022. That means all Guests will need to leave at 4:30 pm.

Magic Kingdom will close at 4:30 pm on January 25 and February 8.

The two dates may be to avoid over-crowding for the Cast Member event. If I were visiting on either of these days, I would go to Magic Kingdom in the morning and hop somewhere else later in the afternoon.

Will you be visiting Walt Disney World in February? Are you planning to be at Magic Kingdom on the days it closes early? Tell us about it in the comments below or on our Facebook page.