The Week Ahead: Disney and Universal schedules for July 14-20, 2014
Planning a theme park visit this week? Here are the operating hours for the week ahead at the nine most popular theme parks in the United States:
Kali River Rapids at Disney's Animal Kingdom
Walt Disney World
- Magic Kingdom: 9am-12am M-Tu,Th-F,Su; 9am-1am W; 9am-11pm Sa (EM* 8am-9am Th, 11pm-1am Sa)
- Epcot: 9am-9pm M-Su (EM* 8am-9am Tu, 9pm-1pm F)
- Disney's Hollywood Studios: 9am-10pm M-Su (EM* 10pm-12am M, 8am-9am Sa)
- Disney's Animal Kingdom: 9am-7pm M,F,Sa-Su; 9am-8pm Tu,Th; 8am-8pm W (EM* 7am-8am W, 8am-9am Su)
*EM is "Extra Magic Hours" for Disney's on-site hotel guests
- Universal Studios Florida: 8am-10pm M-Su
- Islands of Adventure: 8am-10pm M-Su
*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 M-Su (EM* 7am-8am Tu,Th,Sa)
- Disney California Adventure: 8am-10pm M-Su (EM* 7am-8am 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
- 9am-10pm M, 9am-9pm Tu-Th, 8am-10pm F-Su
*Despicable Me: Minion Mayhem opens at 7:30am on Sa-Su
Some APs blocked Th-Su; others blocked F-Su
Openings this week:
- Bread Box and Hot Dog Hall of Fame have opened at Universal Orlando CityWalk
- Tuesday, July 15: The Wizarding World of Harry Potter opens at Universal Studios Japan
- Saturday, July 19: Water Oasis children's water play area opens at Gilroy Gardens in Gilroy, Calif.
- Megan Nicole & Ian Thomas at 5 Towers in Universal Studios Hollywood CityWalk, Th 6pm-9pm
- Mariachi Divas at 5 Towers in Universal Studios Hollywood CityWalk, Su 6pm-9pm
Where are you visiting this week?
Western Playland- Sunland Park, New Mexico(just a hop across the Rio Grande on the Texas/New Mexico border)
Disney World - Friday - Monday!
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