Mom With Kids After Run
  • On Feb 2, 2012
    Michele from NJ Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    How late are the shops at the resorts open? I plan on visiting epcot after I check in but wanted to get a few breakfast things after we get back to our rooms that night

    Hi, Michele!

    This is a great question!

    While Epcot often closes at 9 p.m., I'd hate to tell you that your resort shops will be open when you return, especially if you're there on an Extra Magic Hours night, or if your return is delayed.

    I suggest that, once you check in, you visit that resort shop and purchase your breakfast items for the next morning at that time.  You can store this additional bag with your luggage if your room isn't ready yet; they even have refrigerated storage for you, if you have milk, butter, etc., in that bag.  Then, when you return from Epcot and get your bags, your breakfast items are safely with you.

    Of course, if your room is ready for you upon check-in, you can simply purchase these items before you ask bell services to bring your bags up.  This way, you can drop off all of your baggage before a great day at Epcot.

    (In my experience, by the way, many resort shops close somewhere around 11 p.m. / 11:30 p.m.)

    Have a magical stay in Walt Disney World! Come back and ask any additional questions you may have as you plan your vacation in the most magical place on Earth!
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Meet the Panelist: Andrea, Pennsylvania

I am a teacher, wife and mom who has been a member of the Disney Vacation Club since 2003. I love discovering a new favorite DVC resort, fantastic restaurant or hidden gem onboard a Disney ship! I'm a micro-planner who can help you capture your own magic! Learn More About Andrea

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