Disney Turns Away Additional Guests After Historic Magic Kingdom Sellout

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2024 is off to a busy and exciting start at Walt Disney World, proving that the love for theme parks is far from over.

On the exciting evening of February 29, 2024, Disney After Hours witnessed an unprecedented milestone at Magic Kingdom Park as tickets for this exclusive event were completely sold out for the first time this year. The enthusiastic response from guests eager to partake in the after-hours magic at one of Disney World’s most beloved and iconic parks truly highlighted the immense popularity and allure of this special experience.

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Magic Kingdom Celebrates Selling Out

Disney After Hours at Walt Disney World Resort is a truly enchanting event that allows you to enjoy the parks after regular closing hours. This exclusive experience provides guests with a unique opportunity to explore select attractions with shorter wait times, indulge in complimentary snacks, and witness special entertainment offerings in a more intimate setting

. With the park’s crowds significantly reduced, you can savor the thrill of popular rides like TRON Lightcycle/Run, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, and the iconic Haunted Mansion like never before. Disney After Hours is a fantastic way to make the most of your visit to Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and EPCOT, offering a magical adventure that continues long after the sun sets.

Related: Are Disney After Hours Ticket Holders Are Getting RIPPED OFF?: Major Changes Leave Guests Disappointed

Disney After Hours Guests

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Information on Remaining Dates

While this is the first sell-out for Magic Kingdom Park this year, it isn’t the first sell-out overall. Just last week, Disney’s Hollywood Studios Park also sold out an evening of this event. As the spring break crowds begin to materialize, it may be a good idea to secure your tickets to this sought-after event.

Tickets are for sale for select nights and range in price from between $119-$175 on the Disney website. The price varies based on the dates and the park at the Disney Resort. As of now, no additional dates are sold out, but that is likely to change soon. Disney describes the event, saying,

“Experience more magic in less time! With special event tickets to attend Disney After Hours, experience 3 extra hours at one of our theme parks.

With a ticket to Disney After Hours, you can explore one of our theme parks like never before—with lower wait times for attractions.

In the midst of all the fun and festivities, take time to refuel with ice cream novelties, popcorn and select beverages—included with the cost of admission.”

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If this is your cup of tea, be sure to secure your Disney After Hours ticket as soon as possible so you aren’t turned away!

About Eva Miller

Eva was born and raised in the beautiful state of Oregon but has since relocated and lives in New York City. Since she was young, Eva has loved to perform in musicals, especially Disney ones! Through performing, Disney’s music became the soundtrack of her childhood. Today, Eva loves to write about all the exciting happenings for the Walt Disney Company. In her free time, Eva loves to travel, spend time in nature, and go to Broadway shows. Her favorite Disney movie is 'Lilo and Stitch,' and her favorite Park is Disney's Animal Kingdom.

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