Disney has released some exciting news for those early risers. Epcot will begin opening earlier in October! Epcot has been opening at 11:00 AM since the theme park’s reopening, but the newest Walt Disney World park hours have it opening at 10:00 AM instead through October 23rd.
The new posted hours in October will be 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM, allowing guests twelve amazing hours of park time.
With Epcot opening earlier, it will give guests the opportunity to enjoy more attractions, as well as even grab a mid morning breakfast in the park.
In addition to Epcot, other park hours have been posted as well.
- Epcot – 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
- Disney’s Animal Kingdom – 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
- Disney’s Hollywood Studios – 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
- Magic Kingdom* – 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
*Magic Kingdom’s hours are a little more varying for the month of October, due to the Boo Bash. In general, Magic Kingdom will be open during the above times, but on days when Boo Bash is taking place the park will be closing at 8:30 PM.
At this time, Park Hopping will only be allowed after 2:00 PM with the current rules still in place.
What are your thoughts on Epcot opening an hour earlier beginning in October? Do you prefer to get to the parks earlier in the day? Do you like to start or end your day at Epcot? Let us know in the comments below!