Walt Disney World Park Hours Extended Through July 31, “Happily Ever After” and “Epcot Forever” Showtimes Released

Operating hours have been extended at three of the Walt Disney World theme parks throughout July.


Magic Kingdom

Magic Kingdom will now be opening at 8:00 AM instead of 9:00 AM from June 27 through June 30. It will still close at 9:00 PM.

In July, Magic Kingdom will open at 9:00 AM every day. Instead of closing at 9:00 PM, it will close at 11:00 PM from July 1 through July 10. It will close at 10:00 PM for the rest of the month.


EPCOT will be open one hour later from July 18 through July 31, now closing at 10:00 PM.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

From July 4 through 31, Disney’s Animal Kingdom will close at 7:00 PM instead of 6:00 PM.

Hours are currently available through August 28.

In addition, showtimes for the returning Happily Ever After and Epcot Forever have been added to the calendar. The shows begin again on July 1st with Happily Ever After being performed at 9:15pm nightly at Magic Kingdom. Epcot Forever will start at 10:00pm at its namesake park. These showtimes run through the end of July—no times for August have been added yet.

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