NEWS: Disney World Releases Park Hours Through Mid-October!

October is going to be a busy month for Walt Disney World! And, if you’re planning a Disney trip this fall, you might already know about the Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary, but there’s so much more happening in October!

Cinderella Castle

For example, there’s also the upcoming (a slightly shorter) Halloween event, Boo Bash, new Food and Wine Festival booths coming October 1st, and Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure opening in EPCOT! And, now planning a vacation just got a little easier, as park hours are now available through mid-October!

Previously, Disney had released the park hours through October 9th, and now we know when the parks will be open from October 10th to 16th — let’s take a look!

Magic Kingdom

Over in Magic Kingdom, the park will be open from 9AM to 8:30PM on October 10th, 12th, and 15th to make way for Disney After Hours Boo Bash, which runs from 9PM to 12AM. and on October 11th, 13th, 14th, and 16th, the park will close at 9 PM.


And, if you’re planning to do some park hopping that week, you can do so beginning at 2PM.


And, the EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival will be in full swing (with EVERY booth open) and guests will be able to enjoy it all day long with the park opening from  11AM to 10PM.


Again, you will be able to park hop to EPCOT beginning at 2PM.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

If you’re planning to visit Disney’s Hollywood Studios, it will be open from 9AM to 9PM all week…


…with park hopping hours beginning at 2PM similar to other parks.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

And, over at Disney’s Animal Kingdomyou’ll have plenty of time to explore Pandora — The World of Avatar and other attractions between the hours of 8AM and 7PM!


Again, park hopping hours will begin at 2PM.

Disney’s Blizzard Beach

For all you water park fans, Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park will still be open into October from 11AM to 6PM daily.


Just keep in mind that, Disney does not require guests to make a Park Pass Reservation for Blizzard Beach, so you can arrive at any time.

Disney Springs

Lastly, over in Disney Springs, you can stay out a little later as it will open from 10AM to 11 PM on October 10th through October 14th, then 10AM to 11:30 PM on October 15th and 16th. 


Don’t forget that hours are subject to change and Park Pass Reservations are required prior to arriving for the day. And, be sure to stay tuned to AllEars for more Disney news and updates!

Cast Members Can Ride Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure BEFORE it Opens in EPCOT!

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