In the past, Extra Magic Hours was an easy way for Disney Resort guests to enjoy some extra time in the parks!
Now, extra magic hours are back in a new form and we’ve got all the details!
Disney’s Extra Magic Hours are (sort of) back! The old service has been replaced with the new Early Theme Park Entry and Extended Evening Hours, and only certain resort guests are eligible for the new perk. Both the Early Theme Park Entry and Extended Evening Hours will start on October 1st!
We’ve already told you who is eligible for the Extended Evening Hours, but now Disney has released the hotels who can participate in Early Theme Park Entry! According to Disney, the resorts eligible for this service are as follows:
- Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort
- Disney’s All-Star Music Resort
- Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort
- Disney’s Art of Animation Resort
- Disney’s Pop Century Resort
- The Campsites at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort
- Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
- Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
- Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter
- Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside
- The Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort
- Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
- Disney’s Beach Club Resort
- Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
- Disney’s Contemporary Resort
- Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
- Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort
- Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
- Disney’s Yacht Club Resort
- Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort
- Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
- Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
- Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Jambo House
- Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Kidani Village
- Disney’s Beach Club Villas
- Disney’s BoardWalk Villas
- Disney’s Old Key West Resort
- Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows
- Disney’s Riviera Resort
- Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa
- The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
- Shades of Green on Walt Disney World Resort
- Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel
- Walt Disney World Swan Hotel
- Walt Disney World Swan Reserve
A number of Disney Partner Resorts will also be offering the service:
- Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
- Waldorf Astoria Orlando
- B Resort & Spa Lake Buena Vista
- DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Orlando
- Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace
- Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista
- Holiday Inn Orlando
- Wyndham Garden Lake Buena Vista
- Wyndham Lake Buena Vista
- Four Seasons Resort Orlando
Something interesting to note is that the Swan and Dolphin Resorts are not included in this list. When we called the resort, a Cast Member let us know that they have not gotten official word from Disney yet, but that they expect the Swan and Dolphin will be included in Early Theme Park Entry.
This is just one of many new developments at the parks; we recently found out about a new way to get on Rise of Resistance! We’re always on the lookout for the latest Disney news! Stay tuned for more!
What do you think of Disney’s new Early Theme Park Access Service? Let us know in the comments!
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