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Schedule for Grand Opening of the Magic Kingdom's New Fantasyland

Leah Zanolla | Posted: Nov 30, 2012 | Updated: Oct 19, 2014 - 9:25:27 AM
New Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World will officially open to the public on Thursday, December 6. A few changes have been made to hours of operation for some of the attractions next week in preparation for the grand opening.

On December 5, the Magic Kingdom will be open from 9:00am - 7:00pm, with Wishes being shown at 6:00pm. The Enchanted Forest area of Fantasyland will not be open to guests that day, but the Storybook Circus area will be open from 9:00am - 3:00pm. Mickey's PhilharMagic will also be closed that day. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh and the Prince Charming Regal Carrousel will be open from 9:00am - 6:00pm.

On December 6, the Magic Kingdom will open at 8:00am for Extra Magic Hours for resort guests and at 9:00am for the general public. Both the Enchanted Forest and Storybook Circus will be open from 8:00am - park close. Be Our Guest Restaurant will be closed all day. A grand opening ceremony will take place at 10:00am on the Castle Forecourt Stage.

The park closes at 7:00 both nights for Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party.

Please be sure to pick up a daily Times Guide to verify that these times are still correct.