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July 5 and 6, 2014 hours at Walt Disney World

Pictures from the show at Disney's Hollywood Studios
Pictures from the show at Disney's Hollywood Studios
Paula Kennedy

With Independence Day falling on a Friday in 2014 many people will take a three day weekend. Walt Disney World in Florida will be extremely busy. According to the Weather Channel, July 5 and 6 will both be hot and humid with a chance of thunderstorms.

Epcot will be open 9:00-9:00 on July 5 and 6
Paula Kennedy

On Saturday, July 5 the Magic Kingdom will be open 9:00am-1:00am. On Sunday the hours will be 9:00am-midnight, followed by two Extra Magic Hours for Disney resort guests. Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade will run at 3:00pm on both days. Main Street Electrical Parade will run twice on both days, at 9:00pm and again at 11:00pm. Celebrate The Magic will also have two showings both days, at 9:45pm and again at 10:35pm. Wishes Nighttime Spectacular will take place at 10:00pm on both July 5 and July 6.

After staying open an hour later on Independence Day, Epcot will return to its normal hours of 9:00am-9:00pm. World Showcase will open at 11:00pm. IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth will take place both evenings at 9:00pm.

Disney's Hollywood Studios will hold an Extra Magic Hour on July 5 at 8:00am. The park will open to the general public at 9:00am, and will remain open until 10:00pm. It will be open 9:00am-10:00pm on July 6. There will be two showings of Fantasmic! both days, at 9:00pm and again at 10:30pm. July 5 is also the first day of Frozen Summer Fun at the park.

Disney's Animal Kingdom will be open 9:00am-7:00pm on both July 5 and 6. On July 5 the park will host Harambe Nights, which is a separate ticketed event. Michael Beach will be the celebrity narrator that evening.

Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park and Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park will open at 9:00am on both July 5 and 6. They will remain open until 8:00pm both days.