Today Walt Disney World announced that they will be shortening the operating hours of all of their theme parks beginning September 8th. Here are the updated hours:
Magic Kingdom – 9 AM to 6 PM (previously closed at 7 PM)
EPCOT – 11 AM to 7 PM (previously closed at 9 PM)
Disney’s Hollywood Studios – 10 AM to 7 PM (previously closed at 8 PM)
Disney’s Animal Kingdom – 9 AM to 5 PM (previously opened at 8 AM and closed at 6 PM)*
This announcement comes after Disney CEO Bob Chapek noted that there was less demand at Walt Disney World for vacations than expected, during a third quarter earnings report.
* – This is a correction. It was earlier reported as open at 8 AM