Every week, Disney announces extensions to the park hours. See the latest update for the week of Easter at Disney World theme parks.
Almost every week, the Kenny the Pirate writing team shares the latest theme park hours as Disney releases them. These initial hours are a great way to begin preparing for your trip. We want to make sure that you have all the information that you need for your upcoming trip.
This is even more exciting because you can plan what to do with extra time in the parks! Maybe you want to enjoy a late night dinner reservation, or maybe squeeze a few more rides into your day.
To maximize your schedule, use Character Locator for your planning!
Whatever the reason is, extended park hours are almost always a welcome change! Here are the latest updates we have to share with you this week. Check out last week’s update HERE.
The Flower and Garden Festival is in full bloom this season! EPCOT now opens at 8:30 am instead of 10:00 am from April 17 to April 23. As a result, early entry is at 8:00 a.m. Enjoy that extra hour and a half!
Evening hours haven’t changed with the park closing at 9:00pm. Also on April 18, guests staying at Disney’s Deluxe resorts can participate in extended evening hours here until 11:00pm.
For the week of April 17 to April 23, Hollywood’s studios continues extending the earlier opening time (previously 9:00am.) Hollywood Studios will entertain guests from 8:00 am until 9:00pm. This also changes early entry for resort guests to 7:30 am, which is a great perk!
Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Disney’s Animal Kingdom offers guests more time in this park from April 17 to April 23! Previously, hours were 9:00am until 7:00pm. This made it difficult at times to see the Tree of Life transform into the Beacon of Magic.
However, now Disney makes it easier with new park hours of 7:30 am until 8:30 pm! Early entry begins at 7:00 am.
Now, the best park will be open even longer! Each evening from April 17 to April 23, the Magic Kingdom now closes at 11:00 pm instead of 9:00 pm. Opening time remains 9:00 am. Also on April 20, guests staying at Disney’s Deluxe resorts can participate in extended evening hours here until 1:00am.
Will you be visiting Disney World this Easter? If so, are you excited about these extended hours? Please let us know in the comments below and on Facebook Page.