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Walt Disney World Announces Return of Disney After Hours Events

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Disney After Hours events are returning to Walt Disney World Resort starting January 10th at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, January 11th at Magic Kingdom, and February 2nd at EPCOT.



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The popular separately ticketed events mean tons of Walt Disney World theme park fun. You’ll get three hours – after hours – to ride your favorite attractions, see beloved characters, and refuel on unlimited, complimentary snacks!

Disney After Hours events allow a limited number of guests to enjoy participating theme parks after they’ve officially closed for the day, offering shorter wait times to select attractions and character experiences. Attending guests can indulge in ice cream novelties, popcorn, and select beverages at a variety of locations throughout the park each event night – all included in the cost of the ticket.  




Disney After Hours Event Times

Event times at Disney’s Hollywood Studios are from 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Event times at Magic Kingdom Park and at EPCOT are from 10 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. You can get a head start on making happy memories by entering the park beginning at 7 p.m. to squeeze even more joy out of your midnight merriment with family and friends.


After Hours Event Dates at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

These special nights will take place at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Jan. 10 through April 10, 2024. You can play in Andy’s backyard in Toy Story Land, join the resistance with Chewbacca in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and embark on a whimsical adventure aboard Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway, among other favorites.

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After Hours Event Dates at Magic Kingdom Park

Throughout Magic Kingdom, you can enjoy more than 20 attractions and experiences including the thrilling new TRON Lightcycle / Run presented by Enterprise, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train and Jungle Cruise on select nights starting Jan. 11 through April 8, 2024. A standby queue is planned for TRON Lightcycle / Run only during these events.

The nighttime fireworks spectacular, Enchantment will return exclusively to Disney After Hours events at Magic Kingdom – meaning on event nights, early arrivals will have the opportunity to see both Happily Ever After and Enchantment!




After Hours Event Dates at EPCOT

Welcomed by the colorful glow of Spaceship Earth, you can delight in EPCOT at night with favorite attractions including Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, Test Track, Soarin’ and Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure. Events at EPCOT will take place on select nights starting Feb. 2 through April 4, 2024.


Disney After Hours Event Tickets Information

Booked guests of Walt Disney World Resort hotels, Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotels, and Shades of Green can purchase tickets starting Nov. 7, 2023, by calling 407-W-Disney. Event tickets can be purchased online by all guests beginning Nov. 14.  



Disney After Hours ticket prices range from $155 to $175 (plus tax) for Magic Kingdom Park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. EPCOT After Hours ticket pricing ranges from $149 to $159 (plus tax). Specially priced tickets are available for Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club members. 

All you have to do is pick your night, pick your park and enjoy your after-hours adventure. To learn more about Disney After Hours events, visit DisneyWorld.com/AfterHours. And check back for even more Disney After Hours updates in early 2024.

Theme Park closing times vary. Admission to this event requires a separately priced ticket valid only for a specific event date and select hours. Attractions and offerings are subject to change without notice. 

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