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  • On Jan 16, 2016
    Joe from MD 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 going to WDW in October 2016. I like to plan what we will be doing. When will the Extra Magic Hours and/or the schedule of events be released?

    Hello There Joe,

    Thanks for stopping by the Disney Parks Moms Panel! Extra Magic Hours are one of my favorite perks of staying at a Walt Disney World Resort Hotel. It's a great way to shop and ride Attractions at the Theme Parks without the usual crowd level. 

    Based on what I have observed, Extra Magic Hours and Events are usually posted about six (6) months in advance. This time frame allows Guests to make Reservations for Dining and other activities when the 180 day Reservation window opens up. That said, I have seen Park Hours change at three to four months before my visits so, as the date of your visit approaches be sure to double check the Hours and allow for some flexibility in your plans.

    Please come back and visit us again if you have any additional vacation planning questions!

    Magical Wishes,
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Meet the Panelist: Susan, New York

I am, first and foremost, the mother of four beautiful children. I enjoy traveling, social media and anything that involves being active, from running to skiing. Last but not least, I love Walt Disney World and all of the magic and special memories it has brought to me and my family’s lives. I look forward to helping you plan your own magical vacation filled with memories that will last a lifetime Learn More About Susan

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