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Old 06-25-2014, 04:56 PM   #1
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Park hours changed from July to the end of 2014

I knew some hours had been changed in August (when we're going) but WDWmagic has reported that hours have been changed through the end of the year and they also are showing the updated calendars. Operating hours and Extra Magic Hours significantly changed for July through to the end of the year
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Thanks for letting us know. I now know to expect/look for changes to Josh's crowd/recommended parks calendar over on easyWDW.
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Wow, that just stinks in so many ways....
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On the WDWmagic calender they have the EMH's wrong for the month of August for Disney's Hollywood Studio. If you look At the park hours, the evening EMH's are wrong. I just checked the Disney Official site and the Evening EMH's are later at the Studios for the month of August.

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On the WDWmagic calender they have the EMH's wrong for the month of August for Disney's Hollywood Studio. If you look At the park hours, the evening EMH's are wrong. I just checked the Disney Official site and the Evening EMH's are later at the Studios for the month of August.

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But anyone (from here) reading them I think would know they're wrong. How can a park that doesn't close until 10 start EMH at 8pm? I actually didn't pick up that one before myself but I didn't look at the Studios. It's my least favorite park and we're normally done by 6 pm so even with closing at the original 8:30, that was late enough for us. We don't need the park open until 10 or even midnight to do what we want to do.
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Mine for Oct didn't change except for a switch in one EMH at MK from Sun to Sat and adding EMH to DHS on Sun. I was hoping for AK to stay open later than 5 and DHS to stay open later than 7, especially with all the MNSSHP going on to give people the option of other parks if not going to the party.
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Thanks for this info. All the dates for our trip end of the month changed for us for MK. Appreciate the heads up
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