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  • On Oct 24, 2012
    Jennifer from AB Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    We are coming to WDW in 17 days! I have heard that some rides do not open until an hour after the park opens. Is this true? If yes, how do I find out what time the rides open so I can plan which ones to hit first to beat the crowds.

    Hi Jennifer,

    I think that you have probably seen that only certain rides are open during Extra Magic Hours at the Disney Theme Parks.

    Extra Magic Hours are a special perk is offered to Guests of select Walt Disney World Resort hotels.
    Upon check-in at your Walt Disney World Resort hotel, you will receive a schedule detailing when each park offers Extra Magic Hours, so you can be sure to plan your stay accordingly.

    In addition to the schedule, the following guidelines will help you make the most of Extra Magic Hours:

    Morning Hours:
    Arrive up to an hour before the designated park is scheduled to open and show your valid park ticket and Resort ID at the park turnstiles.

    Evening Hours:
    A valid theme park ticket and Resort ID are required. Each member of your party will need to present a Resort ID to access evening Extra Magic Hours offerings.

    Not all Walt Disney World attractions are available during Extra Magic Hours. Extra Magic Hours schedule and available attractions during Extra Magic Hours are subject to change without notice.

    You can find a list of all of the attractions which are open during Extra Magic Hours on the Walt Disney World website HERE.

    Wishing you a magical trip filled with memories which will last a lifetime!

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