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Next Week (April 21 through April 29, 2018) at Walt Disney World

DISNEY WORLD NEXT WEEK: APRIL 21 TO APRIL 29, 2018

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

For more on April 2018 at Disney World, see this.

OPERATING HOURS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/21-4/29/18

The Magic Kingdom will be open from 9a-11p 4/21, 9a-10p 4/22, 9a-11p 4/23, 9a-10p 4/24 through 4/26, 9a-11p 4/27, 8a-12MN 4/28, and 9a-10p 4/29

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

Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be open 9a-9p 4/21 through 4/28, and 9a-9.30p 4/29

Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be open 8a-10.30p 4/21, 9a-10p 4/22, 9a-9.30p 4/23 through 4/27, and 9a-10.30p on 4/28 and 4/29

EXTRA MAGIC HOURS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/21-4/29/18

Saturday 4/21 Morning: Hollywood Studios Evening: none

Sunday 4/22  Morning: none Evening: Magic Kingdom

Monday 4/23  Morning: Animal Kingdom Evening: none

Tuesday 4/24  Morning: none Evening:  Epcot

Wednesday 4/25 Morning:  none  Evening: Magic Kingdom

Thursday 4/26 Morning: Epcot Evening: none

Friday 4/27 Morning:  Magic Kingdom Evening: none

Saturday 4/28 Morning: Animal Kingdom Evening: none

Sunday 4/29  Morning: Hollywood Studios Evening: none

PARADES AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/21–4/29/18

The Magic Kingdom: Afternoon Festival of Fantasy Parade: 3p every day

FIREWORKS AND EVENING SHOWS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/21-4/29/18

Happily Every After at Magic Kingdom: 8.55p 4/21 through 4/28; 9p 4/29

IllumiNations at Epcot:  9p every night

Fantasmic at Disney’s Hollywood Studios:  8.30p 4/21 through 4/28; 9p 4/29

Star Wars Show and Fireworks at Disney’s Hollywood Studios: 9.15p 4/21 through 4/28; 9.30p 4/29

Rivers of Light at Disney’s Animal Kingdom: 8.45 and 10p 4/21 through 4/28; 9.15 and 10.30p 4/29

SHOW SCHEDULES FOR WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/21-4/29/18

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

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April 19, 2018   No Comments

Next Week (April 14 through April 22, 2018) at Walt Disney World

DISNEY WORLD NEXT WEEK: APRIL 14 TO APRIL 22, 2018

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

For more on April 2018 at Disney World, see this.

OPERATING HOURS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/14-4/22/18

The Magic Kingdom will be open from 8a-12MN 4/14, 9a-11p 4/15, 9a-10p 4/16 through 4/20, 9a-11p 4/21, and 9a-10p 4/22

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

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

Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be open  9a-9.30p 4/16 through 4/16, 9a-8.30p 4/17, 9a-9.30p 4/19 through 4/20, 8a-10.30p 4/21, and 9a-10p 4/22

EXTRA MAGIC HOURS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/14-4/22/18

Saturday 4/14 Morning: Animal Kingdom   Evening: none

Sunday 4/15 Morning: Hollywood Studios Evening: none

Monday 4/16  Morning: Animal Kingdom Evening: none

Tuesday 4/17  Morning: none Evening:  Epcot

Wednesday 4/18 Morning:  none  Evening: Magic Kingdom

Thursday 4/19 Morning: Epcot Evening: none

Friday 4/20 Morning:  Magic Kingdom Evening: none

Saturday 4/21 Morning: Hollywood Studios Evening: none

Sunday 4/22  Morning: none Evening: Magic Kingdom

PARADES AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/14–4/22/18

The Magic Kingdom: Afternoon Festival of Fantasy Parade: 3p every day

FIREWORKS AND EVENING SHOWS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/14-4/22/18

Happily Every After at Magic Kingdom: 8.55p every night

IllumiNations at Epcot:  9p every night

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

Star Wars Show and Fireworks at Disney’s Hollywood Studios: 9.15p every night

Rivers of Light at Disney’s Animal Kingdom 8.45 and 10p 4/14 through 4/16; 8.45p 4/17; 8.45 and 10p 4/18 through 4/22

SHOW SCHEDULES FOR WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/14-4/22/18

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

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April 12, 2018   No Comments

Next Week (April 7 through April 15, 2018) at Walt Disney World

DISNEY WORLD NEXT WEEK: APRIL 7 TO APRIL 15, 2018

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

For more on April 2018 at Disney World, see this.

OPERATING HOURS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/7-4/15/18

The Magic Kingdom will be open from 8a-12MN 4/7, 9a-11p 4/8 and 4/9, 9a-10p 4/10 through 4/13, 8a-12MN 4/14, and 9a-11p 4/15

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

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

Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be open 8a-11p 4/7, and 9a-9.30p 4/8 through 4/15

EXTRA MAGIC HOURS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/7-4/15/18

Saturday 4/7 Morning: Animal Kingdom   Evening: none

Sunday 4/8 Morning: Hollywood Studios Evening: none

Monday 4/9  Morning: Animal Kingdom Evening: none

Tuesday 4/10  Morning: none Evening:  Epcot

Wednesday 4/11 Morning:  none  Evening: Magic Kingdom

Thursday 4/12 Morning: Epcot Evening: none

Friday 4/13 Morning:  Magic Kingdom Evening: none

Saturday 4/14 Morning: Animal Kingdom  Evening: none

Sunday 4/15  Morning: Hollywood Studios Evening:  none

PARADES AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/7–4/15/18

The Magic Kingdom: Afternoon Festival of Fantasy Parade: 3p every day

FIREWORKS AND EVENING SHOWS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/7-4/15/18

Happily Every After at Magic Kingdom: 8.55p every night

IllumiNations at Epcot:  9p every night

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

Star Wars Show and Fireworks at Disney’s Hollywood Studios: 9.15p every night

Rivers of Light at Disney’s Animal Kingdom 8.45, 10 and 11.15p 4/7; 8.45 and 10p 4/8 through 4/15

SHOW SCHEDULES FOR WALT DISNEY WORLD 4/7-4/15/18

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

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April 5, 2018   No Comments

Next Week (March 31 through April 8, 2018) at Walt Disney World

DISNEY WORLD NEXT WEEK: MARCH 31 TO APRIL 8, 2018

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

For more on April 2018 at Disney World, see this.

OPERATING HOURS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 3/31-4/8/18

The Magic Kingdom will be open from 8a-11p 3/31 and 4/1, 8a-12MN 4/2 through 4/7, and 9a-11p 4/8

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

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

Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be open 8a-11p 3/31, 8a-10p 4/1, 8a-11p 4/2, 8a-10.30p 4/3 through 4/6, 8a-11p 4/7, and 9a-9.30p 4/8

EXTRA MAGIC HOURS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 3/31-4/8/18

Saturday 3/31 Morning: Animal Kingdom   Evening: none

Sunday 4/1 Morning: Hollywood Studios Evening: none

Monday 4/2  Morning: Animal Kingdom Evening: none

Tuesday 4/3  Morning: none Evening:  Epcot

Wednesday 4/4 Morning:  none  Evening: Magic Kingdom

Thursday 4/5 Morning: Epcot Evening: none

Friday 4/6 Morning:  Magic Kingdom Evening: none

Saturday 4/7 Morning: Animal Kingdom  Evening: none

Sunday 4/8  Morning: Hollywood Studios Evening:  none

PARADES AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 3/31–4/8/18

The Magic Kingdom: Afternoon Festival of Fantasy Parade: noon and 3.30p 3/31 through 4/3; 3p 4/4 through 4/8

FIREWORKS AND EVENING SHOWS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 3/31-4/8/18

Happily Every After at Magic Kingdom: 8.55p every night

IllumiNations at Epcot:  9p every night

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

Star Wars Show and Fireworks at Disney’s Hollywood Studios: 9.15p every night

Rivers of Light at Disney’s Animal Kingdom 8.45 and 10p 3/31 through 4/6;  8.45, 10 and 11.15p 4/7; 8.45 and 10p 4/8

SHOW SCHEDULES FOR WALT DISNEY WORLD 3/31-4/8/18

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

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March 29, 2018   No Comments

Next Week (March 24 through April 1, 2018) at Walt Disney World

DISNEY WORLD NEXT WEEK: MARCH 24 TO APRIL 1, 2018

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

For more on March 2018 at Disney World, see this.

OPERATING HOURS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 3/24-4/1/18

The Magic Kingdom will be open from 8a-11p 3/24, 9a-10p 3/25, 8a-12MN 3/26 through 3/30, and 8a-11p 3/31 and 4/1

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

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

Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be open 8a-10p 3/24, 8a-11p 3/25 through 3/31, and 8a-10p 4/1

EXTRA MAGIC HOURS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 3/24-4/1/18

Saturday 3/24 Morning: Animal Kingdom   Evening: none

Sunday 3/25 Morning: Hollywood Studios Evening: none

Monday 3/26  Morning: Animal Kingdom Evening: none

Tuesday 3/27  Morning: none Evening:  Epcot

Wednesday 3/28 Morning:  none  Evening: Magic Kingdom

Thursday 3/29 Morning: Epcot Evening: none

Friday 3/30 Morning:  Magic Kingdom Evening: none

Saturday 3/31 Morning: Animal Kingdom  Evening: none

Sunday 4/1  Morning: Hollywood Studios Evening:  none

PARADES AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 3/24–4/1/18

The Magic Kingdom: Afternoon Festival of Fantasy Parade: 3p 3/24 through 3/27; noon and 3.30p 3/28 through 4/1

FIREWORKS AND EVENING SHOWS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 3/24-4/1/18

Happily Every After at Magic Kingdom: 8.55p every night

IllumiNations at Epcot:  9p every night

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

Star Wars Show and Fireworks at Disney’s Hollywood Studios: 9.15p every night

Rivers of Light at Disney’s Animal Kingdom 8.45 and 10p every night

SHOW SCHEDULES FOR WALT DISNEY WORLD 3/24-4/1/18

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

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March 22, 2018   No Comments

Next Week (March 17 through March 25, 2018) at Walt Disney World

DISNEY WORLD NEXT WEEK: MARCH 17 TO MARCH 25, 2018

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

For more on March 2018 at Disney World, see this.

OPERATING HOURS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 3/17-3/25/18

The Magic Kingdom will be open from 8a-12MN 3/17, 9a-10p 3/18, 9a-11p 3/19 through 3/22, 8a-11p 3/23 and 3/24, and 9a-10p 3/25

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

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

Disney’s Animal Kingdom will be open 8a-10p  3/17, 8a-9.30p 3/18 through 3/23, and 8a-10p 3/24 and 3/25

EXTRA MAGIC HOURS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 3/17-3/25/18

Saturday 3/17 Morning: Animal Kingdom   Evening: none

Sunday 3/18 Morning: Hollywood Studios Evening: none

Monday 3/19  Morning: Animal Kingdom Evening: none

Tuesday 3/20  Morning: none Evening:  Epcot

Wednesday 3/21 Morning:  none  Evening: Magic Kingdom

Thursday 3/22 Morning: Epcot Evening: none

Friday 3/23 Morning:  Magic Kingdom Evening: none

Saturday 3/24 Morning: Animal Kingdom  Evening: none

Sunday 3/25  Morning: Hollywood Studios Evening:  none

PARADES AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 3/17–3/25/18

The Magic Kingdom: Afternoon Festival of Fantasy Parade: 3p every day

FIREWORKS AND EVENING SHOWS AT WALT DISNEY WORLD 3/17-3/25/18

Happily Every After at Magic Kingdom: 8.55p every night

IllumiNations at Epcot:  9p every night

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

Star Wars Show and Fireworks at Disney’s Hollywood Studios: 9.15p every night

Rivers of Light at Disney’s Animal Kingdom 8.45 and 10p 3/17 through 3/20; 8.45p 3/21; 8.45 and 10p 3/22 through 3/25

SHOW SCHEDULES FOR WALT DISNEY WORLD 3/17-3/25/18

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

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March 15, 2018   No Comments