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Next Week (May 14 Through May 22, 2016) at Walt Disney World

DISNEY WORLD NEXT WEEK: MAY 14 TO MAY 22, 2016

The material below details next week’s Disney World operating hours, Extra Magic Hours, parades, and fireworks.

Disney World 5-14 to 5-22-2016 from yourfirstvisit.net

Note that typos happen, and schedules change! If something seems odd, or if you want to double check, use the calendar links near the bottom to get the latest official Disney World scoop.

For more on May 2016 at Disney World, see this.

OPERATING HOURS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 5/14-5/22/2016

The Magic Kingdom will be open from 9a-12MN 5/14 and 5/15, 9a-11p 5/16 through 5/19, 9a-12MN 5/20 and 5/21, and 9a-11p 5/22

Epcot will be open from 9a-9p every day

Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be open 9a-9p 5/14, 9a-10p 5/15 and 5/16, 9a-8.30p 5/17, 9a-10p 5/18, 9a-8.30p 5/19, and 9a-10p 5/20 through 5/22

Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be open 9a-6.30p 5/14 and 5/15, 9a-6p 5/16 through 5/19, and 9a-6.30p 5/20 through 5/22

EXTRA MAGIC HOURS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 5/14-5/22/2016

The Main Street Electrical Parade at the Magic Kingdom from yourfirstvisit.net

Saturday 5/14 Morning:  Animal Kingdom  Evening: none

Sunday 5/15 Morning:  Hollywood Studios  Evening: none

Monday 5/16 Morning: Animal Kingdom  Evening: Epcot

Tuesday 5/17 Morning: none Evening:  Epcot

Wednesday 5/18 Morning:  none  Evening:  Magic Kingdom

Thursday 5/19 Morning: Epcot Evening: none

Friday 5/20 Morning:  Magic Kingdom Evening: Hollywood Studios

Saturday 5/21 Morning: Animal Kingdom  Evening: none

Sunday 5/22  Morning: Hollywood Studios Evening: none

Mickey and Minnie Festival of Fantasy Afternoon Parade from yourfirstvisit.netPARADES AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 5/14-5/22/2016

The Magic Kingdom:

FIREWORKS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 5/14-5/22/2016

Wishes at the Magic Kingdom: 10p every night

IllumiNations at Epcot: 9p every night

Fantasmic at Disney’s Hollywood Studios: 9p every night

Symphony in the Stars at Disney’s Hollywood Studios: 9.45p  5/15, 5/16, 5/18, 5/20 and 5/22

Wishes at the Magic Kingdom from yourfirstvisit.net

SHOW SCHEDULES FOR WALT DISNEY WORLD 5/14-5/22/2016

See Steve Soares’ site here. Click the park names at its top for show schedules.

LONG RANGE WEATHER FORECAST FOR WALT DISNEY WORLD 5/14-5/22/2016

See this for forecasts.

DISCLAIMER

Everything is subject to change and typos! Check the Disney Calendars for updates and official schedules. These calendars can be found by clicking the following links:

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May 12, 2016   No Comments

Next Week (May 7 Through May 15, 2016) at Walt Disney World

DISNEY WORLD NEXT WEEK: MAY 7 TO MAY 15, 2016

The material below details next week’s Disney World operating hours, Extra Magic Hours, parades, and fireworks.

Disney World 5-7 to 5-15-2016 from yourfirstvisit.net

Note that typos happen, and schedules change! If something seems odd, or if you want to double check, use the calendar links near the bottom to get the latest official Disney World scoop.

For more on May 2016 at Disney World, see this.

OPERATING HOURS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 5/7-5/15/2016

The Magic Kingdom will be open from 9a-12MN 5/7, 9a-11p 5/8 through 5/12, and 9a-12MN 5/13 through 5/15

Epcot will be open from 9a-9p every day

Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be open 9a-9p 5/7, 9a-10p 5/8 and 5/9, 9a-8.30p 5/10, 9a-10p 5/11, 9a-8.30p 5/12, 9a-10p 5/13, 9a-9p 5/14, and 9a-10p 5/15

Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be open 9a-6.30p 5/7 and 5/8, 9a-6p 5/9 through 5/13, and 9a-6.30p 5/14 and 5/15

EXTRA MAGIC HOURS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 5/7-5/15/2016

The Main Street Electrical Parade at the Magic Kingdom from yourfirstvisit.net

Saturday 4/30 Morning:  Animal Kingdom  Evening: none

Sunday 5/1 Morning:  Hollywood Studios  Evening: none

Monday 5/2 Morning: Animal Kingdom  Evening: Epcot

Tuesday 5/3 Morning: Magic Kingdom Evening:  none

Wednesday 5/4 Morning:  none  Evening:  Magic Kingdom

Thursday 5/5 Morning: Epcot Evening: none

Friday 5/6 Morning:  none Evening: Hollywood Studios

Saturday 5/7 Morning: Animal Kingdom  Evening: none

Sunday 5/8  Morning: Hollywood Studios Evening: none

Mickey and Minnie Festival of Fantasy Afternoon Parade from yourfirstvisit.netPARADES AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 5/7-5/15/2016

The Magic Kingdom:

FIREWORKS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 5/7-5/15/2016

Wishes at the Magic Kingdom: 10p every night

IllumiNations at Epcot: 9p every night

Fantasmic at Disney’s Hollywood Studios: 9p every night

Symphony in the Stars at Disney’s Hollywood Studios: 9.45p  5/8, 5/9, 5/11, 5/13 and 5/15

Wishes at the Magic Kingdom from yourfirstvisit.net

SHOW SCHEDULES FOR WALT DISNEY WORLD 5/7-5/15/2016

See Steve Soares’ site here. Click the park names at its top for show schedules.

LONG RANGE WEATHER FORECAST FOR WALT DISNEY WORLD 5/7-5/15/2016

See this for forecasts.

DISCLAIMER

Everything is subject to change and typos! Check the Disney Calendars for updates and official schedules. These calendars can be found by clicking the following links:

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May 5, 2016   No Comments

Next Week (April 30 Through May 8, 2016) at Walt Disney World

DISNEY WORLD NEXT WEEK: APRIL 30 TO MAY 8, 2016

The material below details next week’s Disney World operating hours, Extra Magic Hours, parades, and fireworks.

Disney World 4-30 to 5-8-2016 from yourfirstvisit.net

Note that typos happen, and schedules change! If something seems odd, or if you want to double check, use the calendar links near the bottom to get the latest official Disney World scoop.

OPERATING HOURS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/30-5/8/2016

The Magic Kingdom will be open from 99a-12MN 4/30 and 5/1, 9a-11p 5/2 through 5/4, 9a-10p 5/5, 9a-12MN 5/6 and 5/7, and 9a-11p 5/8

Epcot will be open from 9a-9p every day

Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be open 9a-10p 4/30 through 5/2, 9a-8.30p 5/3, 9a-10p 5/4, 9a-8.30p 5/5, 9a-10p 5/6, 9a-9p 5/7, and 9a-10p 5/8

Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be open 9a-6p 4/30, 9a-6.30p 5/1, 9a-6p 5/2 through 5/6, and 9a-6.30p 5/7 and 5/8

EXTRA MAGIC HOURS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/30-5/8/2016

The Main Street Electrical Parade at the Magic Kingdom from yourfirstvisit.net

Saturday 4/30 Morning:  Animal Kingdom  Evening: none

Sunday 5/1 Morning:  Hollywood Studios  Evening: none

Monday 5/2 Morning: Animal Kingdom  Evening: none

Tuesday 5/3 Morning: none Evening:  Epcot

Wednesday 5/4 Morning:  none  Evening:  Magic Kingdom

Thursday 5/5 Morning: Epcot Evening: none

Friday 5/6 Morning:  Magic Kingdom Evening: Hollywood Studios

Saturday 5/7 Morning: Animal Kingdom  Evening: none

Sunday 5/8  Morning: Hollywood Studios Evening: none

Mickey and Minnie Festival of Fantasy Afternoon Parade from yourfirstvisit.netPARADES AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/30-5/8/2016

The Magic Kingdom:

FIREWORKS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/30-5/8/2016

Wishes at the Magic Kingdom: 10p every night

IllumiNations at Epcot: 9p every night

Fantasmic at Disney’s Hollywood Studios: 9p 4/30; 9 and 10.30p 5/1; 9p 5/2 through 5/5; 9 and 10.30p 5/6; 9p 5/7 and 5/8

Symphony in the Stars at Disney’s Hollywood Studios: 9.45p 4/30 through 5/2; 9.45p 5/4, 5/6 and and 5/8

Wishes at the Magic Kingdom from yourfirstvisit.net

SHOW SCHEDULES FOR WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/30-5/8/2016

See Steve Soares’ site here. Click the park names at its top for show schedules.

LONG RANGE WEATHER FORECAST FOR WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/30-5/8/2016

See this for forecasts.

DISCLAIMER

Everything is subject to change and typos! Check the Disney Calendars for updates and official schedules. These calendars can be found by clicking the following links:

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April 28, 2016   No Comments

Next Week (April 23 Through May 1, 2016) at Walt Disney World

DISNEY WORLD NEXT WEEK: APRIL 23 TO MAY 1, 2016

The material below details next week’s Disney World operating hours, Extra Magic Hours, parades, and fireworks.

Disney World 4-23 to 5-1-2016 from yourfirstvisit.net

Note that typos happen, and schedules change! If something seems odd, or if you want to double check, use the calendar links near the bottom to get the latest official Disney World scoop.

OPERATING HOURS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/23-5/1/2016

The Magic Kingdom will be open from 9a-12MN 4/23 and 4/24, 9a-11p 4/25 through 4/27, 9a-10p 4/28, and 9a-12MN 4/29 to 5/1

Epcot will be open from 9a-9p every day

Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be open 9a-9.30p 4/23 through 4/28, and 9a-10p 4/29 through 5/1

Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be open 9a-6.30p 4/23 and 4/24, 9a-6p 4/25 through 4/30, and 9a-6.30p 5/1

EXTRA MAGIC HOURS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/23-5/2/2016

The Main Street Electrical Parade at the Magic Kingdom from yourfirstvisit.net

Saturday 4/23 Morning:  Animal Kingdom  Evening: none

Sunday 4/24 Morning:  Hollyowood Studios  Evening: none

Monday 4/25 Morning: Animal Kingdom  Evening: none

Tuesday 4/26 Morning: none Evening:  Epcot

Wednesday 4/27 Morning:  none  Evening:  Magic Kingdom

Thursday 4/28 Morning: Epcot Evening: none

Friday 4/29 Morning:  Magic Kingdom Evening: Hollywood Studios

Saturday 4/30 Morning: Animal Kingdom  Evening: none

Sunday 5/1  Morning: Hollywood Studios Evening: none

Mickey and Minnie Festival of Fantasy Afternoon Parade from yourfirstvisit.netPARADES AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/23-5/1/2016

The Magic Kingdom:

FIREWORKS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/23-5/1/2016

Wishes at the Magic Kingdom: 10p every night

IllumiNations at Epcot: 9p every night

Fantasmic at Disney’s Hollywood Studios: 8.30p 4/23 throough 4/28; 9p 4/29 and 4/30; 9 and 10.30p 5/1

Symphony in the Stars at Disney’s Hollywood Studios: 9.15p 4/23 through 4/28; 9.45p 4/29 through 5/1

Wishes at the Magic Kingdom from yourfirstvisit.net

SHOW SCHEDULES FOR WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/23-5/1/2016

See Steve Soares’ site here. Click the park names at its top for show schedules.

LONG RANGE WEATHER FORECAST FOR WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/23-5/1/2016

See this for forecasts.

DISCLAIMER

Everything is subject to change and typos! Check the Disney Calendars for updates and official schedules. These calendars can be found by clicking the following links:

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April 21, 2016   No Comments

Next Week (April 16 Through April 24, 2016) at Walt Disney World

DISNEY WORLD NEXT WEEK: APRIL 16 TO APRIL 24, 2016

The material below details next week’s Disney World operating hours, Extra Magic Hours, parades, and fireworks.

Disney World 4-16 to 4-24-2016 from yourfirstvisit.net

Note that typos happen, and schedules change! If something seems odd, or if you want to double check, use the calendar links near the bottom to get the latest official Disney World scoop.

OPERATING HOURS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/16-4/24/2016

The Magic Kingdom will be open from 9a-12MN 4/16 through 4/19, 9a-11p 4/20 and 4/21, and 9a-12MN 4/22 through 4/24

Epcot will be open from 9a-9p every day

Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be open 9a-9.30p every day

Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be open 9a-6.30p 4/16, 9a-7p 4/17, 9a-6.30p 4/18, 9a-5p 4/19, 9a-6p 4/20, and 9a-6.30p 4/21 through 4/24

EXTRA MAGIC HOURS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/16-4/24/2016

The Main Street Electrical Parade at the Magic Kingdom from yourfirstvisit.net

Saturday 4/16 Morning:  Magic Kingdom  Evening: none

Sunday 4/17 Morning:  none  Evening: Epcot

Monday 4/18 Morning: Animal Kingdom  Evening: none

Tuesday 4/19 Morning: Hollywood Studios Evening:  none

Wednesday 4/20 Morning:  none  Evening:  Magic Kingdom

Thursday 4/21 Morning: Epcot Evening: none

Friday 4/22 Morning:  Magic Kingdom Evening: Hollywood Studios

Saturday 4/23 Morning: Animal Kingdom  Evening: none

Sunday 4/24  Morning: Hollywood Studios Evening: none

Mickey and Minnie Festival of Fantasy Afternoon Parade from yourfirstvisit.netPARADES AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/16-4/24/2016

The Magic Kingdom:

FIREWORKS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/16-4/24/2016

Wishes at the Magic Kingdom: 10p every night

IllumiNations at Epcot: 9p every night

Fantasmic at Disney’s Hollywood Studios: 8.30p every night

Symphony in the Stars at Disney’s Hollywood Studios: 9.15p every night

Wishes at the Magic Kingdom from yourfirstvisit.net

SHOW SCHEDULES FOR WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/16-4/24/2016

See Steve Soares’ site here. Click the park names at its top for show schedules.

LONG RANGE WEATHER FORECAST FOR WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/16-4/24/2016

See this for forecasts.

DISCLAIMER

Everything is subject to change and typos! Check the Disney Calendars for updates and official schedules. These calendars can be found by clicking the following links:

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April 14, 2016   No Comments

Next Week (April 9 Through April 17, 2016) at Walt Disney World

DISNEY WORLD NEXT WEEK: APRIL 9 TO APRIL 17, 2016

The material below details next week’s Disney World operating hours, Extra Magic Hours, parades, and fireworks.

Disney World 4-9 to 4-17-16

Note that typos happen, and schedules change! If something seems odd, or if you want to double check, use the calendar links near the bottom to get the latest official Disney World scoop.

OPERATING HOURS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/9-4/17/2016

The Magic Kingdom will be open from 9a-12MN 4/9 through 4/11, 9a-11p 4/12 through 4/14, and 9a-12MN 4/15 through 4/17

Epcot will be open from 9a-9p every day

Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be open 9a-9.30p every day

Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be open 9a-7p 4/9, 9a-6p 4/10, 9a-5.30p 4/11 through 4/13, 9a-6.30p 4/14 through 4/16, and 9a-7p 4/17

EXTRA MAGIC HOURS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/9-4/17/2016

The Main Street Electrical Parade at the Magic Kingdom from yourfirstvisit.net

Saturday 4/9 Morning:  Epcot  Evening: none

Sunday 4/10 Morning:  Hollywood Studios  Evening: None

Monday 4/11 Morning: Animal Kingdom  Evening: none

Tuesday 4/12 Morning: none Evening:  Epcot

Wednesday 4/13 Morning:  none  Evening:  Magic Kingdom

Thursday 4/14 Morning: Animal Kingdom Evening: none

Friday 4/15 Morning:  Epcot Evening: Hollywood Studios

Saturday 4/16 Morning: Magic Kingdom  Evening: none

Sunday 4/17  Morning: none Evening: Epcot

Mickey and Minnie Festival of Fantasy Afternoon Parade from yourfirstvisit.netPARADES AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/9-4/17/2016

The Magic Kingdom:

FIREWORKS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/9-4/17/2016

Wishes at the Magic Kingdom: 10p every night

IllumiNations at Epcot: 9p every night

Fantasmic at Disney’s Hollywood Studios: 8.30 and 10p  4/9; 8.30p 4/10 through 4/13; 8.30 and 10p 4/14; 8.30p 4/15 through 4/17

Symphony in the Stars at Disney’s Hollywood Studios: 9.15p every night

Wishes at the Magic Kingdom from yourfirstvisit.net

SHOW SCHEDULES FOR WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/9-4/17/2016

See Steve Soares’ site here. Click the park names at its top for show schedules.

LONG RANGE WEATHER FORECAST FOR WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/9-4/17/2016

See this for forecasts.

DISCLAIMER

Everything is subject to change and typos! Check the Disney Calendars for updates and official schedules. These calendars can be found by clicking the following links:

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April 7, 2016   No Comments