Disneyland Park Hours
What are the Disneyland hours of operation? You probably already
know that the Happiest Place on Earth is open 365 days a year -- but
it's not 24/7.
The park hours are surprisingly inconsistent -- they open and close at different hours throughout the season and even within the same month or week.
It's best to check the Disneyland website for your specific days.
Some general tips:
- On the busiest days, the park is usually open from 8am - midnight.
- At a minimum it's open from at least 10am - 8pm.
- California Adventure Park usually opens at 10am and closes 2-3 hours earlier than Disneyland.
- Leap Year
On February 29, 2012, the park was open 24 hours! That was a quadrennial event
for the Happiest Place on Earth. Both the Anaheim park and the Magic
Kingdom in Florida offered "One More Disney Day" from 6 a.m. Wednesday
to 6 a.m. Thursday. The first 2,000 visitors got special mouse-ear
- To maximize your time, buy your tickets before entering the park.
- Main Street
shops will stay open about an hour past park closing so that you can
buy your souvenirs on the way out. They'll let you in for about half an
hour, then let you shop and close another half hour later.
- Loitering past closing
isn't allowed. When the park closes, Disneyland cast members will
start clearing the farthest points of the park. If you're skulking
around, they'll encourage you to git along. If you're waiting in line
for a ride, you may or may not be allowed to get on the ride, depending
how far past closing it is.