Leap Day Schedule at the Magic Kingdom

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Here’s our little attempt to breakdown and explain the One More Disney Day – Leap Day schedule for the Magic Kingdom park at Walt Disney World. Remember, all of this is subject to change but should help you plan out a rough guideline for the day if you’re attending. (Updated Feb 26th, 10 p.m.)

Park Hours for February 29: 6 a.m. to 6 a.m.

While it’s technically 24 hours of operations, there will be several planned closures through the night and some attractions will simply close well before the 24-hour mark.

Getting There and Getting Around:

Express Monorail  – 5 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.
Resort Monorail  – 5 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Resort Buses – Should operate from 5 a.m. until the park is cleared of guests
Epcot Monorail – 8 a.m to 10 p.m. (Don’t expect to park at Epcot and commute late night!)

Attractions with Special Hours:

Walt Disney World Railroad – 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Space Mountain – 6 a.m. to 4 a.m.
Splash Mountain – 6 a.m. to 4 a.m.
Haunted Mansion – 6 a.m. to 5 a.m.
Pirates of the Caribbean – 6 a.m. to 5 a.m.
It’s a Small World – 6 a.m. to 4 a.m.
Tom Sawyer Island – 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Country Bear Jamboree – 10 a.m. to 6 a.m.
Liberty Square Riverboat – 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Attractions with Scheduled Overnight Closures:

Mad Tea Party – CLOSED 12 a.m. to 3 a.m.
Snow White’s Scary Adventures – CLOSED 1 a.m. to 2:30 a.m.
Buzz Lightyear Space Ranger Spin – CLOSED 1:30 a.m. to 4 a.m.
Peter Pan’s Flight – CLOSED 2 a.m. to 4 a.m.


Cosmic Ray’s – 10 a.m. to 6 a.m.
Pinocchio Village Haus – 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Pecos Bill – 10:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.
Tortuga Tavern – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Columbia Harbour House – 11 a.m. to 10 p.m
Casey’s Corner – 11 a.m. to 6 a.m.
The Plaza Restaurant – 11 a.m. to 3 a.m.

March 1st Breakfast Locations (3 a.m to 6 a.m.):

The Lunching Pad
Main Street Bakery
Sleep Hollow
Westward Ho
Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe


Welcome Show – 5:50 a.m.
Main Street Trolley Show – 6:15 a.m , 7:15 a.m , 8:15 a.m., 9:15 a.m., 10:10 a.m , 12 p.m.
The Magic, Memories and You! – 7:45 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m., 5:30 a.m.
Wishes – 8 p.m.
Main Street Electrical parade – 10 p.m., 12 a.m.
Celebrate a Dream Come True Parade – 3 p.m.
Movie It, Shake It, Celebrate It! Street Party – 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 5:40 p.m.
Dream Along with Mickey – 1:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 5:15 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 7:20 p.m.

Meet and Greets:

Adventureland Fairies Meet and Greet – 6:15 a.m. to 5:30 a.m.
Aladdin Meet and Greet – 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Evil Stepsisters and Lady Tremaine – 9:15 a.m. to 11:55 a.m.
Fairy Godmother behind Castle – 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Tangled Play and Greet – 9:15 a.m. to 5:30 a.m.
Alice in Wonderland Characters – 6:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Ariel and Eric at Adv Verandah – 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Pooh meet and Greet – 10:15 a.m. to 3:30 a.m.
Goofy at Pirates of Caribbean – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Peter Pan in Adventureland – 10 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Woody and Jessie Meet and Greet – 9:30 a.m.  to 4:30 a.m.
Donald Duck Meet and Greet – 6 a.m. to 2:35 p.m.
Pinocchio, Daisy, Pluto at Flag Pole – 6 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Princess and the Frog Meet and Greet – 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Naveen – 5 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.)
Snow White in Town Square – 9:20 a.m. to 2:55 p.m.
Town Square Theater Princesses – 6 a.m. to 5 a.m.
Town Square Theater Mickey Mouse – 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Pajama Mickey and Minnie – 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.
White Rabbit at Mad Tea Party – 6:15 a.m to 12:15 a.m.

Other Entertainment:

Frontierland Hoedown – 9:45 a.m., 10:40 a.m., 11:40 a.m., 2:45 a.m., 3:30 a.m., 4:30 a.m.
Castle Hub Dance Party “Dance the Night Away” – 1 a.m. to 5:30 a.m.

Event Merchandise:

Special event ear hats at The Chapeau, Curtain Call Collectibles, and Sir Mickey’s.
One More Disney Day apparel at The Emporum and online at disneystore.com/onemoredisneyday through March 1.
Limited Edition Watch at Main Street Cinema.

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R. A. Pedersen

R. A. Pedersen is the author of The Epcot Explorers Encyclopedia and runs the Epcyclopedia.com blog. He has been a research contributor to the TouringPlans.com Blog since 2006 and functions as sort of an all-around news desk and project-tracker.

12 thoughts on “Leap Day Schedule at the Magic Kingdom

  • February 23, 2012 at 9:01 pm

    Do you, by any chance, have a schedule for Disneyland? =D

  • February 23, 2012 at 9:02 pm

    Looking forward to spending the wee hours of the morning in MK!

    But…we normally take the Resort Monorail. Those hours are listed as:
    Resort Monorail – 5 a.m. to 12 a.m.

    Does that mean there is no resort monorail service from 12 am – 6am? How else would we get back to Polynesian at some point when we are ready to drop after midnight but before 6am (likely to be around 3am)?

    I assume the boat service will not be running either. Is the only option the bus?

    Thanks for the info!!

    • February 23, 2012 at 10:41 pm

      If you are staying at the Poly, take the TTC monorail and walk from the TTC. Only a 5 min walk.

    • February 24, 2012 at 7:35 am

      They should have bus service once the monorail closes.

  • February 23, 2012 at 10:20 pm

    Do you happen to know the times for the boat from Wilderness Lodge?

  • February 24, 2012 at 5:29 pm

    Thank you so much for the bus info. It was the missing link in my TP!

  • February 25, 2012 at 6:56 pm

    I wonder if they’ll try squeezing in a Kiss Goodnight. Sunrise is 6:50am on March 1, so it seems technically possible…

  • February 28, 2012 at 5:52 pm

    Any time Monorails are closed, there will be plenty of boats and buses available for all guests until the last guest is clear of the park. Have no worries, you will not be stranded. I’m a monorail operations worker, don’t worry!

  • February 29, 2012 at 2:03 am

    i’m still confused. Disneyland will be OPEN tomorrow 2/29/2012 right? Lol.

  • March 2, 2012 at 8:45 pm

    Do you know if there will be anymore One More Disney Day merchandise sold online? When we got to Magic Kingdom on the night of 2/29 it was SO crazy and I forgot to buy a t-shirt or something to commemorate the night. Have you heard anything? Thanks so much!


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