• Magic Kingdom TIPS for the Holidays!

    Magic Kingdom TIPS for the Holidays!

    Gabriela V.

    Created: Dec 11, 2023

    Last Updated: Dec 11, 2023

    Magic Kingdom TIPS for the Holidays!

    Walt Disney would be so proud during this festive season, since all Disney theme parks have extended hours for the most part of December. You know what it means? Yep, magical moments at Magic Kingdom well into midnight.

    Famvia is here to help you and with this guide, helping you make the most of these VERY late night adventures with peak season crowds. Now you can arrive early, ride popular attractions and stay in Disney until the next day! ...just make sure to get a good night's sleep later on, promise me?

    Let's dive into our tips so you can have a great time at the Happiest Place on Earth.

    Extended Hours Overview
    - Magic Kingdom: Open until midnight from December 23 to 30, 2023.
    - Hollywood Studios: Open until 9 pm.
    - Animal Kingdom: Open until 8 pm.


    Weather Strategies:
    - Colder evenings with wider temperature ranges can thin crowds, so just make sure you have a good coat!

    Early Entry Advantage:
    - Despite higher overall crowd levels, guests pace themselves with the extended hours.
    - Use Early Entry for popular attractions.

    Character Meet & Greets:
    - Begin character interactions around 9:30 am for lower crowd levels.
    - Prioritize popular characters like Mirabel, Princesses, Ariel, and Disney Pals!

    Strategic Dining:
    - You should opt for an early lunch around 10:30 am to avoid peak restaurant crowds.


    Midday Breaks:
    - Skip the midday rush by taking a GOOD NAP or visiting nearby hotels and shows.
    - Avoid congested areas between 11 am and 3 pm.

    Genie+ for Efficiency:
    - While not a strict necessity, Genie+ can be a REAL LIFE SAVIOR  during peak hours.

    Nighttime Adventure:
    - Extend your Magic Kingdom visit into the late hours for a second round of attractions.

    Fantasyland Fireworks:
    - Escape Main Street crowds by watching fireworks from behind Cinderella Castle.


    Disney on peak season is a whole different plan, now you can have a magical experience at Walt Disney World, even during peak season with our Famvia Tips! Want to plan and book your next trip to Walt Disney World? Send us a message and let us handle it all from here.

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