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 2024!
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, giving you up to 6 hours of admission to maximise your fun.
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! You’ll even have the chance to ride the park’s newest attraction, TRON Lightcycle / Run!
This year, the Disney Enchantment fireworks spectacular will be returning exclusively for guests attending Disney After Hours at Magic Kingdom Park. That means if you get to the park early enough you’ll be able to watch two fireworks shows in one night, as Happily Ever After will also be taking place before the park closes for regular day guests!
Confirmed dates for Disney After Hours at Magic Kingdom Park are:
- January: 11th, 15th, 22nd
- February: 1st, 5th, 12th, 29th
- March: 4th, 18th
- April: 8th
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 first debuted at Walt Disney World Resort 25 years ago!
Confirmed dates for Disney After Hours at Disney’s Hollywood Studios are:
- January: 10th, 24th
- February: 21st, 26th
- March: 13th, 20th, 27th
- April: 3rd, 10th
Disney After Hours at EPCOT
Disney After Hours at EPCOT is an exclusive experience that takes place from 10pm to 1am. Thanks to the limited number of guests, this is the ideal opportunity to walk around the lagoon at your leisure and discover the World Showcase, as well as experience popular attractions such as Frozen Ever After, Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, Remy's Ratatouille Adventure, The Seas with Nemo & Friends or Soarin' Around the World without a long wait!
As you can enter the park from 7pm, this is the perfect opportunity to catch EPCOT’s brand-new nighttime spectacular, Luminous: The Symphony of Us, which will debut on December 5th 2023!
Confirmed dates for Disney After Hours at EPCOT are:
- February: 2nd, 8th, 15th
- March: 7th, 28th
- April: 4th
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, Magic Kingdom Park, and EPCOT on select nights from January 10th to April 10th 2024. Entertainment, available attractions and experiences are subject to change.