Hours Extended For Disney Theme Parks During Holiday Week

Christmas Decorations at Hollywood Studios

The holidays are quickly approaching, as can be seen with the numerous decorations and merchandise that have taken over the Disney parks, transforming them into a holiday wonderland. In celebration, hours have been extended for Disney World theme parks during the Thanksgiving holiday week. Some parks will be opening earlier, while others will be staying open later. These are the hours for each Disney World park for November.

Magic Kingdom

Magic Kingdom hours on November 21st & 23rd will be 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Magic Kingdom hours on November 22nd, 24th – 27th will be 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Those who are staying at a Disney Deluxe Resort or other Disney hotel will still be able to enjoy a half hour of Early Entry to the Magic Kingdom theme park.

November 24th will feature Extended Evening hours from 10:00 PM to midnight.

Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s park hours will be 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM from November 21st to November 27th.


Epcot’s Hours from November 21st to 27th will be 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

Early Entry for Epcot will begin at 9:30 AM during this week.

Hollywood Studios

Beginning November 19th, hours for Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

This is an extension of one hour from its previous closing time, and it extends past the Thanksgiving holiday as well.

Happy Thanksgiving!

What do you think of Disney’s extended holiday hours for the month of November? Do you enjoy celebrating Thanksgiving in the Disney Parks? Which park do you prefer to spend the day in? Which dining location has the best Thanksgiving meal? Let us know in the comments below, and be sure to stay tuned into the DVC Shop Blog for more holiday hour updates in December.

Written by

Rachel Van Norman

Contributing Writer

Rachel fell deeply in love with all things Disney as a little girl. Now as a wife and a mother herself, she shares this Disney obsession with her son and everyone around her. From her love of princesses to eating all the Disney food, Rachel spends her time radiating Disney magic and keeping everyone up to date on Disney news.

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