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    Extra Magic Hour Rides

    What are the rides that are available for the Extra Magic Hours for each park? Are they different if it's a morning Extra Magic hour or evening Extra Magic hours? Is the FASTPASS available during this time? If you plan on staying for evening Extra Magic hours, would you recommend not rushing to the main attractions first thing at rope drop and do them in the evening?
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    Re: Extra Magic Hour Rides

    At the bottom of this site lists the rides that may be open for EMH: Extra Magic Hour

    FASTPASS is not available during EMH. If I was in a park for evening EMH, I would wait until later in the day to do the main attractions and take the time to do some things that I might not do otherwise, unless the main attraction is one of my favs. then i would probably go for it first anyway.
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    Re: Extra Magic Hour Rides

    Evening EMH can be really packed for the headliner attractions when EMH first starts, but you might have shorter lines during the last hour. BTW, last June we visited MK one night when it did not have EMH. After Spectromagic, we used our FPs for Splash Mountain and caught part of Wishes on the ride. We then walked on BTMR, Pirates, Jungle Cruise, walked alone through the Swiss Family Tree House (stopping for some awesome photo ops with the castle), Haunted Mansion, IASW, and finally Pooh. All that in about 90 minutes. It was great, no more than a 3 minute wait anywhere. My kids said it was the best time they ever had at MK.

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    Re: Extra Magic Hour Rides

    Quote Originally Posted by newdrama12 View Post
    FASTPASS is not available during EMH.
    This is not strictly true.

    On EMH mornings, if the attraction is open, USUALLY Fastpass is open. If the attraction is closed, FP is closed. When regular park hours start and the attraction opens, FP is turned on (unless it is not being used that day at all).

    On EMH evenings, if the attraction is closed then obviously so is Fastpass

    If it is open, however, it is totally up to the discretion of the attraction manager that night. If they DO use FP, then the clocks start all over with the first FP return times being usually at least 30 minutes after the start of EMH.

    The EMH Times Guide will tell you for certain if Fastpass is in use, although it is possible it is in use if it isn't listed, if the attraction manager did not make the decision in time for printing.
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    Re: Extra Magic Hour Rides

    Evening EMH (Extra Magic hours) are the best and I would recommend AK for Evening EMH because it has great variety of attraction and looks more beautiful in Evening. Especially I like Kilmanjaro Safari, the animals look bit livelier.

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    Re: Extra Magic Hour Rides

    I think we are planning on going to EMH for AK and Epcot. We are going late June when it's going to be busy, so I'm hoping we can take advantage of these magic hours, but I know the parks are going to be busier because of it.
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    Re: Extra Magic Hour Rides

    Just be aware, when it gets dark out early, none of the animal locations at AK will be open for evening EMH (including Safari).
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