Stitch’s Great Escape Open for the Peak Season at Walt Disney World

Stitch’s Great Escape typically only operates seasonally in the Tomorrowland area of Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World.  We have confirmed that Stitch’s Great Escape will be open from December 23rd through January 6th, 2018, from 10AM to 6PM each day.  The attraction is expected to be closed again on January 7th, 2019.  During the holiday season, the Magic Kingdom often closes to capacity and the parks experience longer lines and wait times.  Opening an additional attraction helps to alleviate the lines and provide more for guests to experience while in the park.


Stitch’s Great Escape officially became a seasonal-only attraction in October of 2016.  We see the attraction open during the various busy times throughout the year.   The attraction typically receives a lot of negative feedback from many of the Walt Disney World regulars and hasn’t been one of the “favorite” attractions within the park.  Many guests have been looking forward to a possible conversion of the attraction to a brand new experience.  There were rumors that Stitch’s Great Escape would be replaced with a Wreck-It-Ralph themed attraction in the future, but we haven’t heard anything additional about it over the last several months.  We aren’t sure if this refurbishment is still under consideration or not.

Where are the fans of Stitch’s Great Escape?  Who is looking forward to the chance to enjoy the attraction again?

About Christy Caby

I am a diehard Disney fanatic! I fell in love with all things Disney from an early age and that only increased once I first visited Walt Disney World! It led me to complete a yearlong Disney College Program working at merchandise locations within Disney’s Hollywood Studios (Disney-MGM Studios at that time) and I worked for Disney Parks & Resorts Technology in Project/Program Management. Now I get to write about Disney and help others plan their magical vacations! Disney holds a special place in the hearts of my entire family as my husband proposed there, we honeymooned there, took trips while pregnant with each of my boys and have visited with them many, many times from 8 weeks old through now. One of my favorite memories from each trip is always the look on my kids’ faces the first time they see the castle. I’d love to help you plan your magical vacation! Request a free quote at or look for me on Facebook at Have a magical day!