Operating hours increased at Disney's Hollywood Studios during August 2021

24 days ago in "Operating Hours"

Posted: Friday July 9, 2021 12:31pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Disney has increased the operating hours for August at Disney's Hollywood Studios in a Walt Disney World calendar update today.

During August, Disney's Hollywood Studios was originally scheduled to close at 8pm, but now has a 9pm close for most days in the month. This restores the park to pre-pandemic hours, with July 2019 seeing the same 9am to 9pm day.

No changes have yet been made at the other three parks.

Operating hours for all four Walt Disney World theme parks are now available through September 25 2021. You can view them on our calendar.

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RSoxNo12 days ago

I am anticipating 10 AM openings to be the next shift.

danv33 days ago

Same. Really hate these late openings.

DfromATX3 days ago

Personally, I'd like to see 8 am to midnight every day.

DfromATX3 days ago

I hope so. I'm an early bird so half the day is gone by 11!

wutisgood10 days ago

Or Disney should just have all the parks open as long as possible because they are some of the most expensive parks in the world with the most demand.

bee10 days ago

Personally I hope Epcot stays at 11am opening for awhile. You early birds get all the other parks, leave one park to rope drop for the rest of us! :joyfull:

dreday310 days ago

I think the fact that these hours are already posted open until 9 for MK, Epcot and DHS and 7 for AK bodes well for some later hours during the month! I mean, they almost always get extended on certain days. I will be thrilled if I get AK for 8 or later!

wdwmagic10 days ago

Yeah I wonder. I have my doubts. The 11am opening of the entire park plays very much into the concept of EPCOT being a restaurant and fireworks park in the evening.

helenabear10 days ago

I hope so. This is a massive damper for the way we like to do parks. Epcot is one of our favorite parks and the way they have it now just really sucks. By the time they open, we're ready to look for lunch and then take an afternoon break for the pool. This 11am sucked for F&GF as it was so hot for some in my party that we didn't enjoy F&GF much at all. Night hours don't help with that either.

Sirwalterraleigh10 days ago

If they don’t get a rationing system going…the hours won’t matter

JohnD10 days ago

Ever? Yes. We just don't know yet.

JohnD10 days ago

That may be true for the next couple of months. As of October, the hours are just shown out to 10/9 now, with MK, EP, and HS closing at 9 (except for MK on 10/5 which closes at 8:30, probably because of Boo Bash) and AK closing at 7. Hopefully, hours will be extended as it gets closer to October 1.

Nick_A10 days ago

I wonder if Epcot will ever return to a 9 AM opening for Future World?