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Disney After Hours Back in Early 2018

By Dave Shute

Disney After Hours is a separately-ticket opportunity to be in the Magic Kingdom with next to no one, and for three hours ride the best rides (not all are open, but most are) with next to no waits.

It’s expensive, but especially for returning visitors who know their way around Magic Kingdom and want to nail a lot of rides, can be well worth it.

I’ve done it twice–extensive reviews are here for my January 2017 Disney After Hours test, and here for my April 2016 Disney After Hours test.

These are the dates of Disney After Hours in early 2018:

  • Friday January 19: 8 to 11p
  • Friday January 26: 8 to 11p
  • Tuesday January 30: 8 to 11p
  • Thursday February 8: 8 to 11p
  • Thursday February 15: 9p to 12MN
  • Thursday March 1: 9p to 12MN
  • Thursday March 8: 9p to 12MN

Have you done it? What did you think?

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1 Lisa { 09.16.17 at 4:04 pm }

Do you think they will allow for a 4pm entrance? May want to dine in the park before the party but not use my park admission for that day on MK.

2 Dave { 09.17.17 at 9:22 am }

Lisa, I expect they will.

3 Julie { 09.18.17 at 10:02 am }

What if I am already in MK that day? Do I need to exit, turn around and re-enter to get my special pass? I’ve already reserved a ticket for one of the nights in January 2018, so excited!

4 Dave { 09.19.17 at 10:23 am }

Julie, there will be a couple of spots in the park where you can get your pass. Have a ball!!!

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