Extra Magic Hours is a benefit for guests staying at on-property Disney resorts. Each day, one of the theme parks is chosen to open an hour before and an hour after scheduled operating hours. Early risers have the edge in line for attractions one hour before (off-site) visitors; they will also have extra time to enjoy shorter lines at
The disadvantage is that there are typically less people during the regular operating hours, as the Extra Magic Hours crowd mixes with the normal meeting.
What is our suggestion for you?
If you want to take advantage of Extra Magic Hours, arrive at the designated site early (by 8 a.m.) and stay until closing time to get the most out of your additional time. If you decide not to utilize the Extra Magic Hours benefit, you’ll notice that wait times at the other three theme parks are shorter since so many people flock