Mom And Son On Run
  • On Mar 13, 2016
    Catherine from MI Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    We are going to WDW in September. The calendar says Hollywood Studios closes at 8pm but Fantasmic is scheduled at 8:30 pm. Can you tell me how this works?

    Hi, Catherine!

    While the park might officially close at 8:00 p.m. Fantasmic will not begin until 8:30 p.m.  The park closing means the attractions will no longer allow guests into the queue, most Quick Service locations will close, and the park starts shutting down. This is the time many guests will flock to Fantasmic. However, if you plan to get into this hugely popular nighttime spectacular, I suggest you get in line one hour prior to showtime.  Between the stadium style seating and standing room only, this area can handle up to about 10,000 guests yet it fills to capacity nearly every show!

    Following the show, guests will be ushered straight out the front gates so do not expect to re-enter the park since it will be closed.  Buses will be available to get you back to your resort, but patience is a must at this time with 10,000 guests trying to get back to their home resort!

    Have a magical evening in Disney's Hollywood Studios.


thumbnail image for Cathy

Meet the Panelist: Cathy, Ohio

I am a fundraiser/event planner turned stay at home mom. When I am not running to cheerleading practice or a soccer game with my kids, I enjoy scrapbooking, reading, and of course, planning our next Disney adventure!

Learn More About Cathy

Didn't find what you were looking for? Click the Ask a Question button to open the Ask a Question dialogue box. If you are not logged in a dialogue box will appear to signin in order to ask a question.

To submit your question, please sign in now if you have not already done so.

Ask a QuestionOpens the Ask a Question dialog box.

Update Browser

For a better experience browsing this website, please download an updated version of Internet Explorer.

Or you can continue browsing without updating.