I am gearing up to make my Fastpass+ selections for my trip soon, but I became very confused. What in the Walt Disney World does Extra Magic Hours and Early Morning Magic mean? Better question, why do these two terms affect me in my plan-making? Simple answer, they both give you extra time in the parks!
EMM stands for Early Morning Magic and EMH stands for Extra Magic Hours, yet they are two totally different experiences for guests! Let’s dig into the specifics of Early Magic Hours. You can find the benefits of EMH here.
On select days throughout the year, select Walt Disney World theme parks will offer Early Morning Magic events for an extra fee. This extra ticket event will give guests attending access to specific attractions and breakfast prior to the time the park opens to the general public. Currently, EMM is available at the Magic Kingdom or Hollywood Studios. Guests must have a general parks admission ticket in addition to an EMM ticket.
Disney’s Magic Kingdom
With Early Morning Magic guests have the opportunity to be among the first to enter Magic Kingdom park and experience unlimited access to seven Fantasyland attractions during the duration of the event.
In addition to having access to favorite Fantasyland attractions, a breakfast buffet at Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Café is also included from 8:00 am to 10:00 am and features some of the following breakfast items:
Freshly baked pastries
Cheese and cured meats
Coffee and teas
Guests attending the event will check-in at the far left side of the Main Entrance of Magic Kingdom park beginning at 7:30 AM. Beginning at 7:45 AM, event Guests will be admitted into the park and directed to Fantasyland. Guests arriving after 7:45 AM are required to check-in at the Teacups bridge inside the park, but we don’t recommend you arrive late if you can help it. Currently, the special event admission is available for $89 per adult (ages 10 and older) and $79 per child (ages 3 to 9); tax not included. Please note: regular theme park admission is also required.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Over at Hollywood Studios, guests can maximize their time at Toy Story Land!
When guests purchase a ticket to the special Disney Early Morning Magic experience in addition to their regular theme park admission, they can be among the first to enter Disney’s Hollywood Studios for the day and ride the popular Toy Story Land attractions with little wait time, plus have a chance to meet Buzz, Woody, and Jessie while they explore the recently-opened land.
Breakfast is included in the event ticket price at a select quick-service dining location outside of Toy Story Land. Breakfast will be served The continental buffet will include:
Freshly Baked Pastries
Fried Chicken with a Cronut
Coffee and teas
This exclusive Disney Early Morning Magic event at Toy Story Land is set to take place on select Mondays and Wednesdays from 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. Breakfast will be available until 10:00 a.m. Currently, the special event admission is available for $79 per adult (ages 10 and older) and $69 per child (ages 3 to 9); tax not included. Please note: regular theme park admission is also required. There are no events scheduled at this time, check Disney.com for availability.
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