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Robert Niles

The Week Ahead: Disney and Universal schedules for July 28-August 3, 2014

Published: July 27, 2014 at 2:37 PM

Planning a theme park visit this week? Here are the operating hours for the week ahead at the most popular theme parks in the United States:

Epcot's Future World

Walt Disney World

  • Magic Kingdom: Monday-Saturday, 9am-11pm (EM* 8am-9am Thursday, 11pm-1am Saturday)
    Sunday, 9am-12am
  • Epcot: 9am-9pm all week (EM* 8am-9am Tuesday, 9pm-1pm Friday)
  • Disney's Hollywood Studios: 9am-10pm all week (EM* 10pm-12am Monday, 8am-9am Saturday)
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom: Monday-Tuesday 9am-7pm
    Wednesday 9am-8pm (EM* 8am-9am Wednesday)
    Thursday-Sunday 9am-7pm (EM* 8am-9am Sunday)
*EM is "Extra Magic Hours" for Disney's on-site hotel guests

Universal Orlando

  • Universal Studios Florida: Monday-Thursday, 8am-10pm
    Friday-Sunday, 9am-10pm
  • Islands of Adventure: 8am-10pm all week
*Universal's hotel guests get early admission to both Wizarding World of Harry Potter lands at 7am M-Su
Power Pass APs blocked at USF all week


  • Disneyland: 8am-12am all week (EM* 7am-8am on Tu,Th,Sa)
  • Disney California Adventure: 8am-10pm all week (EM* 7am-8am on M,W,F,Su)
*EM is "Extra Magic Hour" for Disney's on-site hotel guests, plus selected ticket-holders
Deluxe AP blocked Sa, SoCal and SoCal Select APs blocked all week
Finding Nemo and Blue Sky Cellar closed all week

Universal Studios Hollywood

  • Monday, 9am-10pm
    Tuesday-Thursday, 9am-9pm
    Friday, 9am-10pm
    Saturday-Sunday, 8am-10pm
*Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem opens at 7:30am on Sa-Su
"Buy a Day" APs blocked all week

On sale this week:
Tickets to Mickey's Halloween Party at Disneyland, Wed., July 30
Tickets to special events at the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, Thurs., July 31

Opening this week:
Adventure Trading Company at Disneyland, Friday, Aug. 1

Closing soon:
Napa Rose at Disney's Grand Californian closes Saturday, Aug. 2, for an eight-week refurbishment
Clyde and Seamore Take Pirate Island at SeaWorld Orlando closes permanently on Aug. 10
Colossus at Six Flags Magic Mountain closes permanently on Aug. 16

Special events:
Saturday-Sunday, ACME Archives artist Guy Vasilovich at Disney California Adventure's Off the Page, 10am-2pm
Saturday-Sunday, Artists Daniel and Dawna Davis (Steam Crow) at Downtown Disney (Anaheim)'s WonderGround Gallery, 1-4pm
Sunday, School of Rock - Burbank at 5 Towers at Universal Studios Hollywood CityWalk, 6-9pm

Where are you visiting this week?

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