• On Jan 15, 2018
    Christine from CT 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.

    Can you please tell me why Magic Kingdom is closing at 6pm on April 17, 2018?

    Hi Christine and welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel! I too was curious as to why the Magic Kingdom Park is closing early on April 17, 2018, so I did a little research.

    I spoke to a cast member and found out that the park is closing at 6 p.m. that Tuesday because there is private event scheduled at the park. Since that day is still more than a few weeks away, closing times can still change. I suggest you keep an eye on the park hours calendar to be certain you have the most current schedule for the Magic Kingdom on that date. 

    Have no fear, there’s still lots to do at the Walt Disney World Resort! Disney’s Hollywood Studios is boasting a new nighttime experience where you can enjoy some Disney Movie Magic. It’s a 10-minute feature projected across the façade of the iconic Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, showcasing Disney’s biggest hits including snippets from the Pirates of the Caribbean movie series! 

    Keep in mind that Walt Disney World Resort guests can also enjoy a few extra hours at one of the parks every night with one of my favorite magic perks, Extra Magic Hours! Be sure to check which park they will be held for that date.

    Christine, I hope I’ve given you a few ideas to help get around that early park closure. Come back to see us soon!

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Meet the Panelist: Veronica, Florida

Hello from South Florida!  My name is Veronica.  I'm a wife and mother to two amazing girls.  I'm a bilingual journalist turned stay-at-home mom.  My first visit to the Walt Disney World Resort was at the ripe age of two and I've had the pleasure of visiting every year since!  Now as an adult, I plan my family's fun and memorable vacations.  As a planDisney Panelist, I look forward to helping you craft your magical experience!  Learn More About Veronica

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