Magic Kingdom 24 Hour Day Adds Extra Events

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Extra hours at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom on May 23, 2014, means extra shows and events for those who wish to stay up all night in the theme park. If you are willing to burn the midnight oil or wonder how you can sleep when the beds are burning (it’s an 80’s song reference, kids!), these are the things you can enjoy in the Florida theme park:

(As you will notice, we don’t have much information about what these are yet. We will let you know as soon as we know)

  • Incredibles Super Movie Night – 11:00 pm to 5:00 am – showings of the movie The Incredibles on the RocketTower Plaza Stage’s video screen
  • Disney Villains Pre-Parade – 10:45pm
  • Disney’s Up All Night Dance Party
  • Frontierland Dance Party

The Dance Parties have been done in past 24 hour events and are just as they sound: dancing, loud music, and usually some characters. Our best guess on the Villains Pre-Parade is that Disney Villains walk the parade route before the parade, which seems obvious from the title now that it’s typed out. Characters appearing in the Pre-Parade include Maleficent from Sleeping Beauty, Cruella De Vil from 101 Dalmatians, the Big Bad Wolf, Stromboli from Pinocchio, and Bowler Hat Guy from Meet the Robinsons.

In addition to the festivities at the Magic Kingdom, there is also a bit of a change at Epcot¬†for May 23, as that park is open until midnight. Usually Epcot closes at 9:00 pm like clockwork all but a few times per year, but we suspect Disney wanted to manage the crowd flow into the Magic Kingdom’s 24-hour day a little more. If you decide to hang out in Epcot until 12:00 am, it looks like there will be a few extra shows by World Showcase favorites Off Kilter, Mo’Rockin, and British Revolution to entertain you.

We will be back with more information as soon as it becomes available.

Brian McNichols

In addition to blogging, I also do some analyzin' here at Touring Plans. I am a travel nut, planning nut, Disney nut, wall nut. Husband of 1, father of 2. Hilariously funny in my own mind. Find me on Twitter @YesThatBrian if you like really dumb jokes.

8 thoughts on “Magic Kingdom 24 Hour Day Adds Extra Events

  • May 16, 2014 at 8:41 am
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    Any thing that allows for more Off Kilter or British Revolution is good in my book!

  • May 16, 2014 at 10:59 am
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    Is there going to be a group meet for touring plan fans?

  • May 16, 2014 at 11:50 am
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    Where did you find the info? I’ve been looking on Disney’s site and haven’t found it.

  • May 16, 2014 at 12:20 pm
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    Today I noticed that they’ve expanded FP+ availability until 3:30 am for many attractions. I haven’t gone through all of them yet, but that may be an indicator of what attractions will be open and operating hours.

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  • May 22, 2014 at 4:53 pm
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    Any idea if WDW is having similar rules re: lining up ahead of opening? (No lining up before a certain time, what’s allowed when, etc…)

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