The Week Ahead: Disney and Universal schedules for September 1-7, 2014
Happy Labor Day, everyone! 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:
Walt Disney World
- Magic Kingdom: Monday 9am-7pm (Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, 7pm-12am)
Tuesday-Thursday 9am-10pm (EM* Thursday, 8am-9am)
- Epcot: 9am-9pm all week (EM* Tuesday 8am-9am, Friday 9pm-11pm)
- Disney's Hollywood Studios: Monday 9am-9:30pm (EM* Monday 9:30pm-11:30pm)
Friday-Sunday 9am-9:30pm (EM* Saturday 8am-9am)
- Disney's Animal Kingdom: Monday 9am-6pm (EM* Monday 8am-9am)
Tuesday-Sunday 9am-5pm (EM* Wednesday, Sunday 8am-9am)
*EM is "Extra Magic Hours" for Disney's on-site hotel guests.
- Universal Studios Florida: Monday-Wednesday 9am-8:30pm
- Islands of Adventure: Monday-Friday 9am-7pm
*Universal's hotel guests get one hour of early admission to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley, M-Su.
- Disneyland: Monday 8am-12am
Tuesday-Thursday 10am-8pm (EM* Tuesday, Thursday, 9am-10am)
Friday-Sunday 9am-11pm (EM* Saturday 8am-9am)
- Disney California Adventure: Monday 8am-10pm (EM* Monday 7am-8am)
Tuesday-Thursday 10am-8pm (EM* Wednesday 9am-10am)
Friday 9am-10pm (EM* 8am-9am)
Saturday-Sunday 9am-9pm (EM* Sunday 8am-9am)
*EM is "Extra Magic Hour" for Disney's on-site hotel guests, plus selected ticket-holders.
SoCal passports blocked Saturday. SoCal Select passports blocked Saturday and Sunday.
Haunted Mansion, Finding Nemo, and Blue Sky Cellar closed all week. Jungle Cruise closed Tuesday-Thursday. Tom Sawyer Island closed Wednesday-Thursday. Mark Twain closed from Friday on.
Universal Studios Hollywood
- Monday 9am-9pm
Universal's House of Horrors and the Flintstones Bar-B-Q at Universal Studios Hollywood close Monday.
Where are you visiting this week?
Am I the only one perplexed that Disney scheduled a Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party on Labor Day? That's awfully early to be decking the park in Halloween decorations when some kids haven't even gone back to school.
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