8a Openings at the Magic Kingdom Through December
By Dave Shute
Those using one of the shorter Basic Itinerary variants that include arriving at MK by park open should note that the Magic Kingdom will open to the general public at 8a through December, rather than the 9a opens that have been common in the past the first three weeks of December.
So for any day when a Basic Itinerary variant suggests arriving early for a 9a open, leave 45 minutes earlier to get to the park for an 8a open.
The core Basic Itinerary itself is designed so that you don’t have such early mornings…