Do you ever wish you had more hours in the day during your holiday to enjoy the magic of Walt Disney World Resort in Florida? Well, now you do with the return of Disney After Hours on select nights at Magic Kingdom Park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios from January to April 2023!
What is Disney After Hours?
The Disney After Hours events allow guests to experience 3 hours of exclusive access to select Walt Disney World Resort Theme Parks with little-to-no wait times for some of the most popular attractions and Character meets!
The cost of a Disney After Hours ticket also includes treats like popcorn, select beverages, and novelty ice creams. Plus, you’ll be able to enter the park from 7pm, without needing a Disney Magic Ticket or Park Pass reservation, giving you up to 6 hours of admission to maximise your fun.
And on select event dates, you’ll be surrounded by the dazzling décor of The World’s Most Magical Celebration! It’s the Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary celebration—taking place now through March 31, 2023.
Disney After Hours at Magic Kingdom Park
Disney After Hours at Magic Kingdom Park takes place from 10pm to 1am, with more than 20 popular attractions and Character Meets open for guests, including Space Mountain, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Jungle Cruise, Peter Pan’s Flight and Haunted Mansion! If you arrive early, you’ll even be able to see the spectacular Disney Enchantment fireworks over Cinderella Castle and get a few rides in before the event has even begun.
Confirmed dates for Disney After Hours at Magic Kingdom Park are:
- Monday 9th January 2023
- Monday 16th January 2023
- Monday 23rd January 2023
- Thursday 16th February 2023
- Monday 20th February 2023
- Monday 27th February 2023
- Thursday 2nd March 2023
- Monday 13th March 2023
- Thursday 16th March 2023
- Monday 20th March 2023
- Monday 27th March 2023
Disney After Hours at Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Disney After Hours at Disney’s Hollywood Studios starts slightly earlier at 9:30pm, running until 12:30am. This is an incredibly unique opportunity to visit Toy Story Land and Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge® without the crowds, and ride some of Walt Disney World Resort’s most popular attractions, including Millenium Falcon: Smugglers Run, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance, Slinky Dog Dash and Toy Story Mania! with hardly any queues!
The Park’s newest attraction, Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway, will be open too! Make sure you make the most of your early admission if you want to catch Fantasmic!, Disney’s Hollywood Studios nighttime show that will be returning in November 2022.
Confirmed dates for Disney After Hours at Disney’s Hollywood Studios are:
- Wednesday 4th January 2023
- Wednesday 11th January 2023
- Wednesday 18th January 2023
- Wednesday 25th January 2023
- Wednesday 15th February 2023
- Wednesday 22nd February 2023
- Wednesday 8th March 2023
- Wednesday 22nd March 2023
- Wednesday 29th March 2023
- Sunday 2nd April 2023
- Wednesday 5th April 2023
- Wednesday 19th April 2023
Whether you don’t have a lot of time to spend in Orlando but still want a taste of Disney magic, or you just want to add a unique experience to your holiday, the Disney After Hours events are an incredible way to see some of the Theme Parks at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida like never before. Tickets are limited each night to ensure the best experience for guests, so make sure you book your tickets early to avoid disappointment!
Disney After Hours are separately ticketed events taking place at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on select nights, January 4 through April 19, 2023. Disney After Hours events at Magic Kingdom Park are on select nights January 9 through March 27, 2023. Entertainment, available attractions and experiences are subject to change.