Disney has given details on extended park hours for select guests and has confirmed the Disney Dining Plan is returning in its continued return to a new look of pre-pandemic normalcy.
Disney has previously announced that soon all Walt Disney World Resort® hotel guests will gain 30-minute early entry to all four theme parks. The start date is not yet known, but these extended morning hours are expected to be available to all resort guests.
However, Disney did announce the start of Extended Evening Theme Park Hours. Disney Deluxe and Deluxe Villa resort guests on select nights starting this October.
The Disney Dining Plan is returning! This program, which allows guests to prepay for meals and snacks, was put on pause last year. The Disney Parks Blog confirmed that it will be returning at "a later date," and though that date was not announced, ensured that it would be making a return.