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Disney Extends Park Hours at Animal Kingdom on Select Weekends in November & December

Do you have a weekend visit to Disney’s Animal Kingdom planned for November or December? If so, you’re in luck! Disney has updated their park hours on the My Disney Experience App to show an extra hour on select weekends.


While several weekends were previously showing the Disney’s Animal Kingdom park hours of 8:00am – 6:00pm, now Disney has added an extra hour to allow park hours to be 8:00am – 7:00pm on select weekends. The current Disney’s Animal Kingdom park hours for November and December are as follows:


  • – Nov. 14-15: 7am – 7pm
  • – Nov. 16-19: 9am – 5pm
  • – Nov. 20-21: 8am – 7pm
  • – Nov. 22-28 : 8am – 8pm
  • – Nov. 29: 8am – 7pm
  • – Nov. 30: 9am – 5pm


  • – Dec. 1-3: 9am – 5pm
  • – Dec. 4-6: 8am – 7pm
  • – Dec. 7-10: 9am – 5pm
  • – Dec. 11-13: 8am – 7pm
  • – Dec. 14-17: 9am – 5pm
  • – Dec. 18-19: 8am – 7pm
  • – Dec. 20-30: 7am – 7pm
  • – Dec. 31: 9am – 5pm

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Keep in mind, you’ll want to check the app before planning your visit as Disney has been known to add an extra hour or two on select days due to higher crowd levels. Happy planning, Disney fans!

About Jamie Sylvester

I'm a Disney nerd! A kid at heart who loves the magic and memories of Walt Disney World. I follow all things Disney and enjoy the vacations, day trips, and weekend getaways, and geek out over the planning of such events. My goal is to experience as many Disney desserts and cocktails as possible! Married to another Disney nerd and blessed with a daughter and son, we thoroughly enjoy the magic at Disney and are here to help others experience the magic as well.