Walt Disney World updated its park hours for November 2011 (and the first three days of December).  The preliminary hours for May 2012 have also been released.


The Magic Kingdom hours have been extended until midnight, with a second Main Street Electrical Parade on the following evenings:

  • Saturday, November 5
  • Saturday, November 12
  • Saturday, November 19 through Saturday, November 26, inclusive (Thanksgiving week)

The Magic Kingdom is also closing at 1am on Saturday, December 3, with two Main Street Electrical Parades.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios also has extended hours.  This park’s closing is 8pm with two Fantasmic! shows on:

  • Monday, November 7
  • Saturday November 12
  • Sunday, November 13
  • Saturday, November 19

In addition, Disney’s Hollywood Studios will now be open until 9pm, with two Fantasmic! shows on the following days:

  • Saturday, November 5
  • Sunday, November 20 through Sunday, November 27, inclusive (Thanksgiving Week)

Hollywood Studios is also closing at 10pm on Saturday, December 3, with two Fantasmic! shows.

May 2012

The preliminary hours for May are fairly standard with the Magic Kingdom being open from 9am until 10pm with one Main Street Electrical Parade every day, Epcot being open from 9am until 9pm, Disney’s Hollywood Studios being open from 9am until 9pm with one Fantasmic! every day, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom being open from 9am until either 6 or 7pm.

These May hours will be updated sometime in April of 2012.  If you are wondering how Disney goes about releasing park hours, you can read all about it here.

============== will be updated soon with all of these hour changes, and any changes that will occur to the Crowd Calendar will be seen shortly as well.  Thank you for using Touring Plans!


  1. You say the Magic Kingdom with have extended hours on “Sunday, November 5”? Do you mean Saturday, November 5 or Sunday, November 6?

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