Park Hours Extended at Select Walt Disney World Parks on New Year Weekend

Set the tone for the rest of 2021 and spend an extra few hours at select Walt Disney World theme parks, thanks to the latest park hours update. Park hours for New Year’s Day on Friday, January 1 and on Saturday, January 2 have been extended.

Updated hours for January 1-2 are as follows:

  • Magic Kingdom: 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM (Previously 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM)
  • EPCOT: 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM (No change)
  • Hollywood Studios: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM (Previously 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM)
  • Animal Kingdom: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM (Previously 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM)

Do note that January 1 also marks the return of Park Hopping at Walt Disney World. Starting at 2:00 PM daily, guests with valid Annual Passes and Park Hopper Tickets will be able to hop to their second park of the day. For more details on Park Hopper Hours and the new Park Hopping procedures, click here.

Will you be headed to the theme parks to start off your year? Let us know in the comments, and Happy New Year from all of us at WDWNT!

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