After Hours Events Are Returning to Disney World!

Calling all night owls, we’ve got some news for YOU!

Spaceship Earth at night

There are plenty of ways to experience Disney World after dark if you’re someone who likes to stay up late — from holiday parties to Extended Evening Hours. However, one of the best ways to enjoy a little extra time at night is with Disney After Hours events, and now we know they’re returning in 2024!

Disney World has announced that After Hours will return to Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, and EPCOT in 2024.

After Hours guide

They return first to Hollywood Studios on January 10th, followed by Magic Kingdom on January 11th and EPCOT on February 2nd. During these extra ticketed events, you can enjoy complimentary snacks, low crowds, and of course, several of your favorite rides and attractions.

After Hours check-in at EPCOT

The events run from 9:30PM to 12:30AM at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and 10PM to 1AM at Magic Kingdom and EPCOT, but you can enter the parks as early as 7PM with your event ticket.

After Hours wristband from 2023

At Hollywood Studios, event dates will happen on select nights through April 10th, 2024. During After Hours, you can check out popular rides in Toy Story Land, Galaxy’s Edge, and other areas of the park. Don’t forget to pickup as much popcorn as you can eat!

Empty queues during After Hours 2023

At Magic Kingdom, the event will last through April 8th, 2024, and more than 20 rides and attractions will be available. TRON Lightcycle / Run will be available via standby queue during After Hours.

Who doesn’t love Mickey Bars?

As an added bonus for Magic Kingdom, the nighttime fireworks show Disney Enchantment will return exclusively to After Hours events! This means that early arrivals will be able to catch both Happily Ever After (before the park closes) and Enchantment in one night.

Disney Enchantment in Magic Kingdom

At EPCOT, you can enjoy After Hours on select nights from February 2nd through April 4th. Favorite attractions like Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, Test Track, Soarin’ and Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure will all be available.

Test Track during After Hours

If you’re staying at a Walt Disney World Resort, Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotels, or Shades of Green, you can purchase tickets starting November 7th by calling 407-W-Disney. All guests can purchase tickets on November 14th.


Disney After Hours ticket prices range from $155 to $175 for Magic Kingdom and Hollywood Studios. EPCOT is a little bit cheaper with tickets from $149 to $159. These prices do not include tax. There are special prices for Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club members.

Free snacks!

We’ll make sure to share any additional news with you as we learn more! Stay tuned to AllEars for the latest!

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