What Time Does Disney World Open & Close?

The opening and closing time of Disney World vary in different theme parks. Disney has four major theme parks which are Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom, Magic Kingdom and Epcot. Each of these parks have slightly varied hours on weekdays and weekends. However, they all follow the same pattern of operation. You will find full details below.

What Time Does Disney World Open & Close?

Magic Kingdom park opens from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Sunday. While animal Kingdom park opens at 9 a.m. and closes between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Disney’s Hollywood Studios usually open at 9 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Lastly, Epcot park hours are from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday through Friday. Saturday hours are between 11 a.m. and 11 p.m. Please keep in mind that Disney World hours of operation may vary during some holidays and special events.

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Is Disney World Open on Saturday and Sunday?

Magic Kingdom park is open on Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. While weekend operating hours for Animal King begins at 9 a.m. and ends between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Additionally, Saturday and Sunday hours at Disney’s Hollywood Studios are from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. And Epcot weekend hours are from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Sunday. Please note that these hours may vary in some days.

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Disney World Hours

DaysMagic KingdomAnimal KingdomHollywood StudiosEpcot Park
Monday8 AM – 9 PM9 AM – 8 PM9 AM – 8 PM11 AM – 10 PM
Tuesday8 AM – 9 PM9 AM – 8 PM9 AM – 8 PM11 AM – 10 PM
Wednesday8 AM – 9 PM9 AM – 8 PM9 AM – 8 PM11 AM – 10 PM
Thursday8 AM – 9 PM9 AM – 8 PM9 AM – 8 PM11 AM – 10 PM
Friday8 AM – 9 PM9 AM – 8 PM9 AM – 8 PM11 AM – 10 PM
Saturday8 AM – 9 PM9 AM – 8 PM9 AM – 8 PM11 AM – 11 PM
Sunday8 AM – 9 PM9 AM – 8 PM9 AM – 8 PM11 AM – 10 PM

Disney World Holiday Hours

Disney World Parks will open on the holidays listed in the table below. However, keep in mind that the operating hours of the parks may vary by holidays. The parks may operate under longer or shorter hours on some of these holidays.

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New Year’s DayWednesdayJan 1Regular Hours
Martin Luther King DayMondayJan 18Regular Hours
Presidents’ DayMondayFeb 15Regular Hours
Good FridayFridayApril 2Regular Hours
EasterSundayApril 4Regular Hours
Memorial DayMondayMay 31Regular Hours
Independence DaySundayJul 4Regular Hours
Labor DaySaturdayMay 1Regular Hours
Columbus DayMondayOct 11Regular Hours
Veterans DayThursdayNov 11Regular Hours
Day Before ThanksgivingWednesdayNov 24Regular Hours
ThanksgivingThursdayNov 25Regular Hours
Black FridayFridayNov 26Regular Hours
Christmas EveFridayDec 24Regular Hours
Christmas DaySaturdayDec 25Regular Hours
Day After ChristmasSundayDec 26Regular Hours
New Year’s EveFridayDec 31Regular Hours