Disney Announces Extended Hours Attractions For Deluxe Resort Guests

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Beginning Oct. 1, 2021, Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse will host “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” honoring the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Mickey and Minnie will be joined by their best pals Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Goofy, Pluto and Chip ‘n’ Dale all dressed in sparkling new looks, custom-made for the 18-month event, highlighted by embroidered impressions of Cinderella Castle on multi-toned, EARidescent fabric punctuated with pops of gold. (Matt Stroshane, photographer)

Disney had previously announced that they would be giving guests staying in the Deluxe resorts extra time (2 hours) in the parks after regular guests leave. Now we have a look at the attractions that will be available for those guests during the extended hours at the Magic Kingdom and EPCOT.

Magic Kingdom Park

  • “it’s a small world”
  • Astro Orbiter
  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
  • Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin
  • Country Bear Jamboree
  • Dumbo the Flying Elephant
  • Haunted Mansion
  • Mad Tea Party
  • Mickey’s PhilharMagic
  • Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor
  • Peter Pan’s Flight
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Prince Charming Regal Carrousel
  • Seven Dwarfs Mine Train
  • Space Mountain
  • Swiss Family Treehouse
  • The Barnstormer
  • The Magic Carpets of Aladdin
  • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
  • Tomorrowland Speedway
  • Under the Sea ~ Journey of The Little Mermaid
  • Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room

Epcot

  • Beauty and The Beast Sing-Along
  • Frozen Ever After
  • Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros
  • Mission: SPACE
  • Soarin’ Around the World
  • Spaceship Earth
  • Test Track
  • The Seas with Nemo & Friends

Again, this is only for Deluxe Resort guests on select nights, because Disney is doing everything they can to make people spend more money or to reward the ones that have more money.

Here’s the schedule for the extended hours for October into early November:

Date Theme Park Extended Hours
Monday, October 4 Epcot 10:00 PM to midnight
Wednesday, October 6 Magic Kingdom 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Monday, October 11 Epcot 10:00 PM to midnight
Wednesday, October 13 Magic Kingdom 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Monday, October 18 Epcot 10:00 PM to midnight
Wednesday, October 20 Magic Kingdom 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Monday, October 25 Epcot 10:00 PM to midnight
Wednesday, October 27 Magic Kingdom 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Monday, November 1 Epcot 10:00 PM to midnight
Wednesday, November 3 Magic Kingdom 9:00 PM to 11:00 PM

 

The resort guests staying at the following will be allowed to participate in extended hours:

Disney Deluxe Resorts

  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
  • Disney’s Beach Club Resort
  • Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
  • Disney’s Contemporary Resort
  • Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
  • Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort
  • Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
  • Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

Disney Deluxe Villa Resorts

  • Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort
  • Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
  • Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Jambo House
  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Kidani Village
  • Disney’s Beach Club Villas
  • Disney’s BoardWalk Villas
  • Disney’s Old Key West Resort
  • Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows
  • Disney’s Riviera Resort
  • Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa
  • The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Other Select Hotels

  • Walt Disney World Swan Hotel
  • Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel
  • Walt Disney World Swan Reserve
  • Shades of Green® on Walt Disney World®

Between this and the ridiculous prices they’re charging for After Hours holiday events and now the pay to play Genie+ app, it’s becoming very clear to a lot of customers where Disney’s interests are. It is indeed feeling more and more like a “class system” each time they make an announcement.

What do you think? Comment and let us know.

Source: Walt Disney World


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