2019 Disney World Cast Member Blockout Dates

castle 2014 (2)

Welcome to the Magic Kingdom!

We thought we would post the upcoming blockout dates for using your Disney guest passes for all four WDW theme parks for the next few months in case family and friends are planning a visit to Orlando to see you!

New official link for cast members to check on blockout dates at all Disney Parks: https://blockoutdates.disney.com/

June 2019 – September 2019:  The blockout dates for the 4 WDW parks are below.

Magic Kingdom:


There are no scheduled blockout days for self admission at MK this summer.


There are blockout days for using your guest passes at MK in every month this summer. Always check before you go!



There are no scheduled blockout days for self admission at Epcot this summer.


There are 4 scheduled blockout days for using your guest passes at Epcot this summer. This is very unusual. Always double check before going!

Disney’s Animal Kingdom:


There are no scheduled blockout days for self admission or using your guest passes at DAK this summer.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios:  Star Wars:  Galaxy’s Edge opens August 29th!


Both self admission and your guest passes are blocked later on this summer because of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge grand opening.

star wars4

August 29, 2019

star wars6

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge  14 acres of fun!

***Disney cast members:  Stay on-property this summer for as little as $59/night!

Deals aren’t available online, you must call:  (407) WDW-CAST to book.

Book now through June 30, 2019.


Just $59 an night! Book through June 30th.


purple ears

The new Purple Potion Mickey Ears are here!  We bought ours last month! ❤



We love Blizzard Beach! ❤

Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon:  Free Admission for Cast Members!

 ***4th of July Blockout is coming up July 1 – July 6, 2019***

Comments about the Disney Water Parks: Cast members can get into the Disney water parks for free ($69 value).  You can also buy 1/2 price tickets ($34.50) for family and friends at the gate. Cast members must be present with their guests.

Please note that the water parks close when the temperature falls below 65 degrees (the water is not heated) or if thunderstorms/lightning are nearby.

water parks 2

Pay attention to the upcoming scheduled blackout days!


Discounted (10% off) ticket rates: Discounted Tickets for Cast Members

Remember, CMs can buy discounted park tickets for their guests at the Company D store to use on blocked out days.

Ticket Prices 2019

Discounted CM ticket prices.



Car parking is now $25 a day.

Parking at all the theme parks is now $25/day. 

Remember, cast members get free parking. Just show your ID badge at the gate.

They are now more consistently checking Annual Pass Holders IDs for free parking at the entrance gate.  And the guards at the resorts are questioning all guests if they have a resort or dining reservation at the resort before allowing guests to park.

Read more here:  Disney Increase Parking Fees to $25 a Day


You can see how the blockout dates line up with this 2019 crowd forecast:


We actually think the 2nd week in December is good!


castle balloon

The Magic Kingdom is open extended hours this summer. Extra time to play!


We’ve written two books about our time working as cast members at Disney World.

Both are available on Amazon.com: Two Girls and a Mouse Tale and Adventures in the Animal Kingdom.

Adventure Book Cover

Adventures in the Animal Kingdom

book Two Girls

Two Girls and a Mouse Tale

If you’d like to follow our daily Disney blog, here’s the link: https://collinsrace1.wordpress.com/

Have a magical day!



Two Disney Sisters

Two Disney Sisters

9 thoughts on “2019 Disney World Cast Member Blockout Dates

  1. Barbara Moore says:

    I love your book.


  2. Unweaglet says:

    We are using chip n dale park hopper passes with a family member. This is a big trip for our family as our son has autism. We were told by our family member, who is a cast member, that the chip n dale passes do NOT work for fast passes. Is that true?


  3. CrowsGirl15 says:

    Do you still have a copy of the cast Block-out dates from last July? I’m trying to plan a trip for the last weekend in July, and though I know it’s not guaranteed, I’m hoping for some inkling of whether I should be worried about that weekend…I figured it couldn’t hurt to ask!


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s