Mom And Daughter meeting Merida; girl in costume as Merida
  • On Sep 25, 2013
    Sasha from MB 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.

    i heard that if you stay at the DL resort you can get early access to DCA or DL. . So if i stay only 1 night at a DLR hotel, can i do the early access the day i check in, or in the morning i check out or both?

    Hi, Sasha!

    Welcome back to the Disney Parks Moms Panel. Yes, Guests of the Disneyland Resort Hotels can take advantage of Extra Magic Hour early theme park entry. The current Extra Magic Hour schedule allows registered Guests early access to Disneyland Park on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and Disney California Adventure Park on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

    If you arrive on your check-in day early enough to enjoy an Extra Magic Hour, you are welcome to do so. Your room may not be ready at the time you check in, but you will be given a room key that you can present to enter either Disneyland Park or Disney California Adventure Park before it is open to the general public. You are able to enter one of the parks early on the day you check out, as well.

    I hope this helps, Sasha! Please visit me again if you have any other questions about The Happiest Place on Earth!

    Wishing you magic,

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Meet the Panelist: Courtney, California

I'm a lifelong Californian who's been making magical memories at the Happiest Place on Earth since I was a little girl! Now that I'm the mom of a spirited son and daughter, I love seeing the Disneyland Resort through their young eyes. Our family is perpetually planning our next Disney Parks adventure, and I'm excited to help make your dream vacation a pixie-dusted reality too! Learn More About Courtney

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