The Week Ahead: Disney and Universal schedules for September 22-28, 2014
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:
Pour one out for the Studio Backlot Tour, closing this weekend at Disney's Hollywood Studios in Florida.
Walt Disney World
- Magic Kingdom: Monday 9am-10pm
Tuesday 9am-7pm (Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, 7pm-12am)
Thursday 9am-10pm (EM* Thursday, 8am-9am)
Friday 9am-7pm (Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, 7pm-12am)
Saturday 9am-11pm (EM* Saturday, 11pm-1am)
Sunday 9am-7pm (Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, 7pm-12am)
- Epcot: Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm (EM* Tuesday 8am-9am, Wednesday 9pm-11pm)
- Disney's Hollywood Studios: Monday-Tuesday 9am-7:30pm
Friday-Sunday 9am-9pm (EM* Saturday 8am-9am, Sunday 9pm-11pm)
- Disney's Animal Kingdom: Monday 9pm-6pm (*EM Monday 8am-9am)
Wednesday-Saturday 9am-6pm (EM* Friday 8am-9am)
*EM is "Extra Magic Hours" for Disney's on-site hotel guests.
- Universal Studios Florida: Monday-Wednesday 8am-7pm
Thursday-Sunday 8am-5pm (Halloween Horror Nights, 6:30pm-12am Thursday-Sunday)
- Islands of Adventure: Monday-Wednesday 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-Wednesday 10am-9pm (EM* Tuesday, 9am-10am)
Thursday 8am-10pm (EM* Thursday, 7am-8am)
Friday 8am-7pm (Mickey's Halloween Party, 7pm-12am)
Saturday 8am-12am (EM* Saturday 7am-8am)
- Disney California Adventure: Monday-Wednesday 10am-8pm (EM* Monday, Wednesday 9am-10am)
Friday 8am-12am (EM* Friday 7am-8am)
Saturday-Sunday 8am-10pm (EM* Sunday 7am-8am)
*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.
Mark Twain Riverboat, Captain EO, Finding Nemo, and Blue Sky Cellar closed all week.
Universal Studios Hollywood
- Monday-Thursday 10am-6pm
Friday 9am-6pm (Halloween Horror Nights, 7pm-2am)
Saturday* 8:30am-6pm (Halloween Horror Nights, 7pm-2am)
*Despicable Me and Transformers open at 8am Saturday.
The Studio Backlot Tour at Disney's Hollywood Studios closes Saturday
Disneyland's Legends of Frontierland closes Saturday
Epcot's Maelstrom closes Oct. 5.
Where are you visiting this week?
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