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The Week Ahead: Disney and Universal schedules for August 25-31, 2014

August 24, 2014, 9:23 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:

Festival of the Lion King

Walt Disney World

*EM is "Extra Magic Hours" for Disney's on-site hotel guests.

Universal Orlando

*Universal's hotel guests get one hour of early admission to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, M-Su.


*EM is "Extra Magic Hour" for Disney's on-site hotel guests, plus selected ticket-holders.
Deluxe, SoCal, and SoCal Select passports blocked Saturday and Sunday.
Haunted Mansion, Finding Nemo, and Blue Sky Cellar closed all week.

Universal Studios Hollywood

"Buy a Day" APs blocked Sunday.

Closing soon:
The American Idol Experience at Disney's Hollywood Studios closes Aug. 30.

Universal's House of Horrors at Universal Studios Hollywood closes Sept. 1.

Special events:
Thursday, Power 106 Presents: Far East Movement at 5 Towers at 5 Towers at Universal Studios Hollywood CityWalk, 6-9pm.
Saturday, World of Dance featuring Jabbawockeez at 5 Towers at 5 Towers at Universal Studios Hollywood CityWalk, 6-9pm.
Sunday, Descarga at 5 Towers at Universal Studios Hollywood CityWalk, 6-9pm.

Where are you visiting this week?

Replies (3)

August 25, 2014 at 5:32 AM · Just like that, the summer party is over for the most part.
August 25, 2014 at 7:54 AM · Hey Robert I noticed at first glance that you put 12pm as Disneyland's closing time on the weekend. I think you meant 12am.
August 25, 2014 at 11:07 AM · Fixed! Thanks.

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