Enjoy Animal Kingdom After Hours

Discover a world that glows in the night at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park – when most guests have gone home for the day! Animal Kingdom After Hours gives a limited number of guests access to some truly unforgettable experiences on select nights.

Animal Kingdom After Hours Rivers Of Light Show


Animal Kingdom After Hours guests can embark on exciting attractions, journey into a bioluminescent rainforest and see the park come alive like never before!

You’ll enjoy shorter wait times at*:

  • Avatar Flight of Passage
  • Na’vi River Journey
  • Pandora Drummers – Swotu Wayä
  • Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain
  • Mickey & Minnie Greeting at Adventurers Outpost
  • Rivers of Light: We Are One
  • Tree of Life Awakenings
  • It’s Tough to be a Bug!
  • TriceraTop Spin
  • And more!

*All attractions and entertainment at Animal Kingdom After Hours are subject to change without notice.

Ice Cream, Popcorn & Select Beverages Included!
In the midst of the laughs and thrills, be sure to chill out with ice cream novelties and select beverages—included in the cost of Animal Kingdom After Hours admission—available at carts stationed throughout Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park.

In addition, you can also purchase menu items at select locations throughout the park.

And remember: only a limited number of tickets are available for each night.


Guests with Animal Kingdom After Hours tickets can enter the park at 7:00 PM every event night.

The event takes place from 9:00 PM to midnight:

  • Tuesday, November 5, 2019
  • Wednesday, November 13, 2019
  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019
  • Saturday, December 7, 2019
  • Saturday, December 14, 2019
  • Wednesday, December 18, 2019
  • Thursday, January 9, 2020
  • Thursday, January 16, 2020
  • Wednesday, January 22, 2020
  • Thursday, January 30, 2020
  • Thursday, February 6, 2020
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
  • Wednesday, February 19, 2020
  • Thursday, February 27, 2020
  • Thursday, March 5, 2020
  • Thursday, March 12, 2020
  • Thursday, March 19, 2020
  • Thursday, March 26, 2020
  • Wednesday, April 1, 2020
  • Tuesday, April 7, 2020
  • Tuesday, April 14, 2020
  • Wednesday, April 22, 2020
  • Saturday, May 2, 2020
  • Saturday, May 9, 2020
  • Saturday, May 16, 2020
  • Tuesday, May 19, 2020
  • Tuesday, May 26, 2020


Ticket is valid only for admission to Animal Kingdom After Hours from 7pm on the date specified. Tickets are valid only during specific event dates and hours. Prices, entertainment, attractions, experiences, ticket types, entitlements and other event elements subject to change without notice. Disney reserves the right to deny admission to or remove any person wearing attire that is considered inappropriate or attire that could detract from the experience of other Guests. Children younger than age 3 don’t need a ticket.

Parking is not included in the Animal Kingdom After Hours ticket price.

You will be issued a Walt Disney World Will Call Certificate which must be exchanged for your entry card when you arrive in Florida. Upon arrival in Orlando you may pick up your Will Call ticket order at one of the following convenient ticket sales locations:

  • Epcot®
  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom™ Theme Park
  • Disney-MGM Studios
  • Ticket and Transportation Center at Magic Kingdom® Park.

You will need to present your Will Call certificate (either printed or on your mobile device) along with a valid photo I.D. (e.g., driver’s license, passport or military I.D.).

Refunds & Returns

Please make sure you choose carefully as once issued Walt Disney World Will Call Certificates are non-refundable.