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  • On Nov 19, 2017
    Dana from AK Asked

    When will the park hour schedule for the week of July 4 2018 be available? I like to book my dining reservations in relation to the park we will be in. Thank you

    Hi Dana,

    It sounds like you have a very special Fourth of July holiday coming up next yEAR! Walt Disney World is a wonderful place to celebrate America's birthday, and Disney always has lots of special ways to commemorate the holiday. Definitely plan to take in the special 4th of July fireworks at Magic Kingdom!

    Dana, typically park hours information tends to be released approximately six months in advance. The Walt Disney World Theme Parks Calendar is your best resource for information regarding park hours, but do be aware that schedules may continue to be adjusted and changed as you get closer to your trip. Therefore, I always like to recheck the Park Calendar just before leaving on my trip to ensure that I have the most accurate and up-to-date information. If you haven't already done so, be sure to download the My Disney Experience app, which will allow you to view park hours, make and view FastPass+ selections, and make dining reservations on the go right from the convenience of your mobile device.

    Dana, in the past when I have been trying to map out my park touring days in order to finalize my Disney Dining Reservations, I have consulted historic park information for my vacation period from past years, which is available on both and (Please note that these are not Disney owned or endorsed websites.) While there is no guarantee that this year's hours will be the same as those last year, in general I have found it a good starting point to get an idea about what to expect.

    Should you have any further questions as you continue your vacation planning, please feel free to stop back.  We would love to hEAR from you!

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Meet the Panelist: Trish, Nova Scotia

Hi! I'm Trish from Canada, a single mom to two kids and a proud Disney Vacation Club member. In my circle of friends, I have a reputation for gravitating to any discussion involving Disney Parks and Resorts and would welcome the chance to share my experiences with you. Have you ever wondered what Disney Vacation Club is all about? Trying to decide if membership is right for your family? Have a question about visiting a Disney Vacation Club Resort? If so, you have come to the right place!

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