Operating Hours Released for Walt Disney World Theme Parks Through May 8, 2021; Park Hours Extended Select Dates in March

Walt Disney World has released the operating hours for its theme parks now through the first week of May. Park hours have also been extended from March 5th through the 13th at select parks.


The Magic Kingdom continues to open at 9:00 AM, but will now close at 8:00 PM from March 5th to the 8th, and closes at 7:00 PM on the 9th through the 11th. The park closes at 10:00 PM instead of 6:00 PM on March 12th and 13th.


EPCOT continues to open at 11:00 daily, and will now close at 9:00 PM on March 6th. From March 7th through the 12th the park will close at 8:00 PM. EPCOT now closes at 10:00 PM on the 13th.


Animal Kingdom will now open at 8:00 AM everyday March 7th through the 13th. The park will now close at 6:00 PM on the 7th and 8:00 PM on the 13th.


Hollywood Studios will now open at 9:00 AM from March 7th through the 13th, one hour earlier each day. The park’s closing time has remained the same at 7:00 PM.

Here are the new park hours from May 2nd to the 8th:

  • Magic Kingdom: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • EPCOT: 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios: 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Blizzard Beach: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Be sure to keep up with WDWNT as we keep you updated on park hours.