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Disney open 24 hours to celebrate start of summer season

Disney announced it will have open 24 hours three of its theme parks. This is not the first time we've seen Disney open 24 hours. 

By Associated Press / April 26, 2013

Disney will open for 24 hours on May 24 to celebrate the start of the summer season. Here, visitors pose for photos in front of Sleeping Beauty's castle at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif., in 2005.

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Orlando, Fla.

Disney will celebrate the start of the summer season by keeping three theme parks open for 24 hours straight on May 24.

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The announcement was made Thursday night in Orlando by Walt Disney World President George Kalogridis. 

The Magic Kingdom Park in Florida, along with Disneyland Park and Disney Adventure Park in California, will stay open from 6 a.m. on May 24 to 6 a.m. May 25.

Disney did something similar in 2012 to celebrate leap year.

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