NEW: Disney After Hours Returns in 2024

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Disney After Hours Returns

Hey there, Disney vacationers! If you’ve been eagerly waiting for those magical nights at Walt Disney World Resort, I’ve got some fantastic news for you. The fantastic Disney After Hours returns in 2024, and trust me, you won’t want to miss out!

Why Disney After Hours is a Must-Experience:

Imagine strolling through the parks long after the sun has set, with fewer crowds and shorter wait times for your favorite rides. Sounds dreamy, right? That’s precisely the experience Disney After Hours promises. Dive into the magic of Walt Disney World Resort like never before. From the shimmering Cinderella Castle to the mesmerizing glow of Spaceship Earth, nighttime truly brings out the best of Disney.

What’s in Store for You:

  • Exclusive Access: Enjoy three magical hours post-closing, where you can hop onto rides, meet iconic characters, and munch on unlimited complimentary snacks. Yum!
  • Limited Entry: Only a select number of tickets are sold for these events, ensuring a more intimate and relaxed experience. Plus, you get to indulge in ice cream, popcorn, and select beverages—all on the house!
  • Early Entry: Why wait for the official event start? Get a jump on the fun by entering the park at 7 p.m. More time for memories!

Mark Your Calendars:

Disney After Hours Returns

Disney’s Hollywood Studios:

  • Dates: Select nights from January 10 to April 10, 2024.
  • Event Time: 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
  • Highlights: Play in Toy Story Land, join forces in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, and hop onto Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway.
Disney After Hours Returns

Magic Kingdom:

  • Dates: Select nights from January 11 to April 8, 2024.
  • Event Time: 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.
  • Highlights: Over 20 attractions await, including the new TRON Lightcycle, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, and Jungle Cruise. And guess what? The dazzling fireworks show, Enchantment, will be exclusive to After Hours!
Disney After Hours Returns


  • Dates: Select nights from February 2 to April 4, 2024.
  • Event Time: 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.
  • Highlights: Dive into attractions like Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, Test Track, and Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure.

Ticket Details:

Prices range from $155 to $175 for Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Hollywood Studios, while EPCOT tickets are priced between $149 to $159. Psst… special discounts are available for Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club members!

Booking Info: If you’re staying at Walt Disney World Resort hotels or affiliated accommodations, you can grab your tickets starting Nov. 7, 2023. Everyone else can hop onto the online booking train from Nov. 14.

So, are you ready to experience the magic of Disney After Hours in 2024? Grab your Mickey ears and let the nighttime adventures begin!

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Meet the Author: Nate Bishop

I’m a die-hard Disney fan with 38 years of visits under my belt, having stepped into Disney World 120+ times. Proud to be a Disney Annual Passholder, a Vacation Club member since ’92, a Castaway Club Member, and a runDisney enthusiast. Oh, and I’ve graduated from the Disney College of Knowledge. Need Disney insights or planning tips? I’m your guy!