Disney After Hours Event Dates Extended

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Looking to experience the Magic Kingdom with very few Guests? Disney has the solution for you with its Disney After Hours event. What is Disney After Hours? It’s a special, hard-ticketed evening, where Guests are able to enjoy quicker access to attractions, enabling Guests to maximize their time in the park with quicker access to over 25 attractions and character greetings. In addition, Ice cream novelties, popcorn, and bottled beverages are available free of charge.

Disney After Hours will now be taking place in the summer months and will allow Guests to remain in the park for three hours past the scheduled closing time for the event.

Dates and times for the summer Disney After Hours event for 2018 are:

  • Thursday, June 28, from 10:00 p.m.- 1:00 a.m.
  • Saturday, June 30, from 10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
  • Saturday, July 7, from 10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
  • Monday, July 9, from 10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
  • Saturday, July 14, from 10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
  • Saturday, July 21, from 10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
  • Saturday, July 28, from 10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
  • Saturday, August 4, from 10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
  • Saturday, August 11, from 10:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, August 30, from 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, September 20, from 9:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Some attractions that will be open during the event will include:

  • Astro Orbiter
  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
  • Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin
  • Haunted Mansion
  • “it’s a small world”
  • Jungle Cruise
  • Mickey’s Philharmagic
  • Princess Fairytale Hall
  • Peter Pan’s Flight
  • Seven Dwarfs Mine Train
  • Space Mountain
  • Splash Mountain
  • Under the Sea ~ Journey of The Little Mermaid
  • And more

Disney After Hours does not replace Extra Magic Hours for resort guests and the event is instead held on non-Extra Magic Hour dates.

Advance pricing costs $119, plus tax for adults and children (ages 3-9).  For those who wish to purchase their tickets on the day of the event it will cost $124 per adult or child, plus tax. Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club Members can take advantage of specially priced tickets for just $89 per adult or child, plus tax.

Rikki Niblett

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7 thoughts on “Disney After Hours Event Dates Extended

  • May 3, 2018 at 9:26 am
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    No Splash, no sale.

    Also, Princess Fairytale Hall? Seems like there would be very limited overlap between the guests who want to meet princesses and the guests who are awake after 10pm.

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    • May 3, 2018 at 11:17 am
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      Those were just a few of the attractions that will be open. Splash is on the list and it’s been added.

      Also, you’d be surprised who wants to meet the Princesses at Princess Fairytale Hall. It’s not JUST the kiddos. Granted, that’s a big part of their market, but personally, I’m not waiting 45 minutes, as an adult with no kids, to meet the Princesses during the day, but give me a 5 minute wait, and I may just say yes.

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    • May 3, 2018 at 4:09 pm
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      I took my daughters to a Jan. After Hours, and they went bonkers for the Princesses. We walked right in, and they got to spend a lot more time than normal. Better yet, that’s a Fast Pass I didn’t have to dedicate during normal Park hours

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  • May 3, 2018 at 11:58 am
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    Can you purchase tickets online for this, or do you have to call? Better yet, we’re going down on Sunday, can we buy at Guest Relations?

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  • May 5, 2018 at 9:01 am
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    That costs about the same as a regular full day ticket to MK for only 4 hours of park time.

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    • May 14, 2018 at 9:02 pm
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      Yes but very little wait time and no crouds!

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