Mom and daughter on Expedition Everest
  • On Aug 10, 2008
    Michelle from AZ 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'm confused by the info on the DW website. Do the "extra Disney hours" on special days just apply to if your staying at a DW resort? or can I participate in coming early or staying late on the days they offer it if I'm staying w/friends and family?

    Extra Magic Hours (EMH) are for WDW resort guests staying on property in one of the resorts. It's one of the on-site perks.

    Morning EMH allows resorts guests in to the parks 1 hour prior to regular park opening time. When arriving, you must show your resort ID to enter.

    Evening EMH allows resort guests to remain within the park for 3 extra hours. You will need to get a wristband at one of the distribution areas within the EMH park in order to stay.

    If you are staying off-site, I would plan your schedule to avoid the EMH park. For example, if the Magic Kingdom has EMH, go to a different park that day. Avoid the crowds, don't join them!
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