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Magic Kingdom to be open 24 hours May 24


Published:   |   Updated: April 26, 2013 at 05:36 PM

The all-nighter is almost a tradition among college students who find themselves running behind on projects or studying and need to catch up.

In the spirit of the college all-nighter but without the work, Disney Parks announced Thursday that the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World will be open 24 hours on May 24, marking the beginning of Memorial Day weekend, the start of summer vacation season.

The park in Florida will stay open from 6 a.m., May 24 to 6 a.m., May 25.

Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park in California will also participate.

The college theme ties in with the next Disney-Pixar film, “Monsters University, which opens June 21.

The parks will feature limited-edition specialty merchandise and food and beverage offerings plus other surprises throughout the day.

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