Hours Extended at Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Animal Kingdom in January 2023

Disney has extended the hours for Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Animal Kingdom for January 2023.

Magic Kingdom

Cinderella Castle with 50th anniversary decorations at Magic Kingdom

For January 1-8, 10-13, 15, 17-19, 21, 22, and 24-28, Magic Kingdom will still open at 9:00 a.m., with Early Entry for hotel guests at 8:30 a.m. It will now stay open until 11:00 p.m., with Extended Evening Hours for deluxe resort guests will be from 11:00 p.m. until 1:00 a.m. the next morning.

January 9, 14, 16, 20, and 23, the park will now open at 8:00 a.m., with Early Entry at 7:30 a.m. The park will close at 10:00 p.m. on those dates.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom


Animal Kingdom will now open at 8:00 a.m., an hour earlier, on December 21 & 22, January 8, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, and 28. Early Entry for resort guests will be at 7:30 a.m. on those dates.

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