Hours Extended January 10-15 at the Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Early January at Walt Disney World has brought more time for fun and adventure with extended operating hours at two theme parks.


At the Magic Kingdom, the park will be open an extra hour later from January 10 through the 14, operating from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., with a 10 p.m. closing on January 15. Previously, the park was scheduled to close at 8 p.m. Additionally, the Extended Evening Hours on January 12 will now run from 9-11 p.m.


Meanwhile, Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on January 14, opening an hour earlier than previously scheduled, and operating from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on January 15, opening an hour earlier and closing an hour later. Early Entry will be available for resort guests from 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m.

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Recently, hours were extended at all four theme parks through January 8, offering an encouraging sign for the resort returning to full strength since the COVID-19 shutdown.

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