Disney’s Animal Kingdom to Offer Extended Evening Hours for Eligible Walt Disney World Hotel Guests

Disney's Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom will soon be offering extended evening hours to eligible guests staying at Walt Disney World Resort hotels. The extended evening hours will only be available on a few select evenings in November and December currently. At this point, the extended evening hours are set to be offered on November 8, November 22, December 4, and December 28, 2023.

At this point, Disney is listing the events as 2 hours long. They will allow guests from eligible hotels to stay at Disney’s Animal Kingdom from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM and experience select attractions. The attractions listed as open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom for the extended evening hours include the following:

  • Avatar Flight of Passage
  • Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain
  • It’s Tough to be a Bug!
  • Meet Favorite Disney Pals at Adventurers Outpost
  • Na’vi River Journey
  • TriceraTop Spin

There are extended hours already offered at other Walt Disney World Resort theme parks. They are available for only select hotels at the Walt Disney World Resort. They are listed here:

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

Eligible hotel guests will need to have theme park reservations and also valid theme park admission to attend these extended evening hours. The attractions that are open for these extended evening hours could change. There will also be select merchandise and food locations open on these evenings.

What do you think of extended evening hours being offered for Disney’s Animal Kingdom? Would you like to attend one? Share your thoughts and opinions in the comments below!

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