Epcot is one of the most popular parks at the Walt Disney World Resort and participates in the Extra Magic Hour program. Eligible guests have access to several attractions including Soarin’, Mission:SPACE, The American Adventure and other Epcot favorites early in the morning and late at night, outside of regular park hours. Morning Extra Magic Hour at Epcot typically starts at 8 a.m. and runs for three hours after the scheduled closing time.
Here’s a guide to Extra Magic Hour at the Epcot theme park in Orlando:
Eligibility for Extra Magic Hour at Epcot
Only guests who are staying at a Walt Disney World-owned resort and some other properties on the Walt Disney World Resort are eligible for access to Extra Magic Hour at Epcot. Extra Magic Hour benefits are available to guests of the Walt Disney World Dolphin, the Walt Disney World Swan resort, the Hilton Resort at Downtown Disney, and the Shades of Green. Guests must show their resort ID when entering the park to have access to Extra Magic Hour.
Extra Magic Hour at Epcot is only available on select dates of each month and during the holiday season. Unlike the other theme parks, Epcot Magic Hours are usually limited to just once per week during the summer months, and about six times during the Fall and winter season.
Attractions Open During Extra Magic Hour at Epcot
Extra Magic Hour at Epcot gives you a chance to enjoy several popular attractions without the long lines. You can easily go from attraction to attraction within a couple of hours and plan to visit some of the most popular attractions at the park without the crowds.
Attractions open during Extra Magic Hour at the Epcot theme park include:
– Living with the Land
– Mission: SPACE
– Spaceship Earth
– Test Track
– The American Adventure
– Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros
– Honey, I Shrunk the Audience
– Journey Into Imagination with Figment
– O Canada!
– The Seas with Nemo & Friends
Epcot Restaurants Open During Extra Magic Hour
One of the benefits of staying at Epcot for Extra Magic Hour is that over a dozen restaurants stay open late to accommodate guests. You can make your way around the World Showcase Pavilion to enjoy snacks or a meal at one of these popular restaurants, without the crowds:
– Bistro de Paris
– Boulangerie Patisserie
– Cantina de San Angel
– Chefs de France
– Electric Umbrella
– Harry Ramsden
– Kringla Bakeri Og Kafe
– Lotus Blossom Café
– Refreshment Port
– Rose & Crown Pub and Dining room
– San Angel Inn
– Sunshine Seasons
– Tangierine Café
– Yakitori House
Extra Magic Hour at Epcot makes it easy to enjoy several attractions in day and end the day with a delicious meal at one of Epcot’s popular restaurants, without the major crowds. Plan your Disney vacation by taking advantage of Extra Magic Hour for an unforgettable vacation!