Are you an early bird – the type who likes to get up at the crack of dawn? Perhaps you are a night owl – the type who likes to stay up late at night? Maybe you are one of those folks who doesn’t need much sleep at all?

For all kinds of folks – early birds, night owls, or those who simply can’t get enough of Disney magic – Disney celebrated the start of the summer season with some pretty crazy operating hours.

For the third time in as many years, Disney decided to keep the Magic Kingdom open for 24 hours straight from 6:00 AM on May 23, 2014 to 6:00 AM on May 24, 2014.

Let’s take a look:

Entertainment

The event started with an extra-early welcome ceremony.  Guests showed up as early as 4:45 AM for the fun.

Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse joined with Disney villains and heroes to open the park in an expanded welcome ceremony at the Main Street USA Train Station.

A banner on the Main Street USA train station welcomed everyone.

A banner on the Main Street USA train station welcomed everyone.

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Throughout the day, Disney put on its usual assortment of parades – just a bit more often. The Festival of Fantasy parade made two appearances, and the Move It! Shake It! Celebrate It! Street Party boogied down Main Street USA three times. The Main Street Electrical Parade lit up the night twice, at both 11:00 PM and 1:00 AM.

Fun Food

No all-nighter would be complete without some food and drink to give you energy to push through.

It's an orange.  It's an apple.  It's an Orange Bird apple.

It’s an orange. It’s an apple. It’s an Orange Bird apple.

Maleficent was everywhere, including in apple form.

Maleficent was everywhere, including in apple form.

Disney delivered with an Olaf specialty beverage served in a souvenir cup at The Lunching Pad and The Friar’s Nook. There were also plenty of cupcakes and breakfast options around the park.

Dancing

For those who truly wanted to party the night away, the “Up All Night” dance party took place in front of Cinderella Castle from 2 AM to 5:45 AM. A Frontierland Dance Party also ran during the same hours.

Dance party in front of Cinderella Castle.

Dance party in front of Cinderella Castle.

Frontierland dance party.

Frontierland dance party.

A crowd gathered for the fun near the Country Bear Jamboree.

A crowd gathered for the fun near the Country Bear Jamboree.

Meet And Greet

The day started out with hero meet and greets around the park, but as the night went on the Disney villains took over.

Captain Hook says hello.

Captain Hook says hello.

Out with Aladdin, in with Jafar.

Out with Aladdin, in with Jafar.

Mine Train

The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train was open at 5 AM, with a 75 minute wait.

The Seven Dwarfs Mine Train was open at 5 AM, with a 75 minute wait.

Good Night Kiss

Disney capped off the excitement early on Saturday morning with a “kiss goodnight” at 5:50 AM on Main Street USA.

The night is almost over.

The night is almost over.

Now it's time to say goodbye...

Now it’s time to say goodbye…

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This is what Main Street looks like at 6 AM.

This is what Main Street looks like at 6 AM.

Do you like it when the Magic Kingdom is open for 24 hours straight?