Disney has a special “After-Hours” ticketed event at three of their parks.
This 3-hour event allows guests exclusive access to specific attractions after the parks close and the crowds are much smaller. It also includes select snacks and beverages with your ticket. Additional food options will be available for a fee.
Today they announced the dates for July-September on the Disney Parks Blog. They go on sale May 30th:
- Magic Kingdom Park: August 22 and 29; and September 5, 12, 19, and 26.
- Disney’s Animal Kingdom: July 2, 8, 15, 22 and 29; August 5, 12, 19, and 26; and September 3, 9, 16 and 23.
- Disney’s Hollywood Studios: July 5, 12, 19 and 26
Magic Kingdom Attractions:
- Astro Orbiter
- Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
- Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin
- Disney Princess Greetings at Princess Fairytale Hall
- Haunted Mansion
- “it’s a small world”
- Jungle Cruise
- Mickey’s PhilharMagic
- Peter Pan’s Flight
- Pirates of the Caribbean
- Seven Dwarfs Mine Train
- Space Mountain
- Splash Mountain
- And much, much more!
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Attractions:
- Avatar Flight of Passage
- Na’vi River Journey
- Pandora Drummers – Swotu Wayä
- Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain
- Mickey & Minnie Greeting at Adventurers Outpost
- Rivers of Light
- Tree of Life Awakenings
- It’s Tough to be a Bug!
- TriceraTop Spin
- And more!
Disney’s Hollywood Studios Attractions:
- Slinky Dog Dash
- Alien Swirling Saucers
- Toy Story Mania!
- Twilight Zone Tower of TerrorTM
- Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith
- Star Tours – The Adventures Continue
- Star Wars Launch Bay
- Character Greetings
- Mickey Mouse
- Minnie Mouse
- Kylo Ren
- Toy Story Land Pals
If you are interested in tickets for these events they are $125 (plus tax) for advance purchase and $129 + tax for day-of purchases. Disney Vacation Club (DVC) members and Annual Passholders (AP) can get a discounted price of $95 + tax.
I know it costs a bit more, but it’s really worth doing for the shorter lines and the after-hours experience. Definitely give it some consideration!
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