Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Animal Kingdom Hours Extended Throughout November 2023

Shannen Ace

cinderella castle at night

Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Animal Kingdom Hours Extended Throughout November 2023

Shannen Ace

cinderella castle at night

Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Animal Kingdom Hours Extended Throughout November 2023

Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Animal Kingdom hours have been extended on more November 2023 dates. Magic Kingdom hours continue to be extended to 11 p.m. and midnight on some evenings, while Disney’s Animal Kingdom is opening an hour earlier on most days.

Magic Kingdom Hours

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Instead of 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Magic Kingdom will now be open from 9 a.m. to midnight on November 12.

On November 13 -18, the park will open an hour earlier, at 8 a.m., with early entry for resort guests beginning at 7:30 a.m. On November 15 and 18, the park will stay open until 11:00 p.m.

Magic Kingdom will still close at 6 p.m. on the other dates for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom will now open at 8 a.m. from November 12 through November 18, with early entry at 7:30 a.m. The park will stay open an extra hour, too, until 8 p.m. on November 12. It will close at 7 p.m. for the rest of the week.

Holidays at Walt Disney World

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Guests can celebrate Christmas at Magic Kingdom with Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, taking place on select nights in November and December. Three events have already sold out.

During Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, guests can enjoy Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks, Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration, Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade, character meet and greets, and holiday attraction overlays. There are also complimentary treats and exclusive merchandise.

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Beginning this year, a brand-new “Frozen”-inspired show called “Frozen Holiday Surprise” will be performed at Magic Kingdom, during regular park hours and during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.

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At Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disney Jollywood Nights will debut. The first two nights of this after-hours holiday party are sold out, but other event dates are still available. During Disney Jollywood Nights, guests can enjoy a “The Nightmare Before Christmas” sing-alongHoliday Fiesta En La Calle, a holiday special hosted by Kermit and Miss Piggy, and the returning “Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!” nighttime spectacular. Mickey & Friends will have new character costumes.

Neil Patrick Harris narrates the Candlelight Processional at EPCOT in 2022

The EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays and the “Candlelight Processional” will return. This year’s Celebrity narrators were announced in October. The EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays will run from November 24 through December 30, 2023. Returning festival traditions include storytellers, musical acts and performers, and Holiday Kitchens.

The Merry Menagerie puppets will return to Disney’s Animal Kingdom and the Christmas Tree Stroll will return to Disney Springs.

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