My family which is a group of 9 (7 adults, 2 small kids) have 8:05am reservations at Crystal Palace in MK on a Monday morning in late June with a 9am park opening and CL 7, and an 8:05am reservation at Hollywood &Vine on a Tuesday morning also 9am park opening and a CL 6. No EMM or EMH scheduled for these parks on these days.
Can someone please walk me through the timing and steps for the PPO breakfasts at these parks? We are staying at Pop and AOA.
What time do we need to be at busses? Is Pop or AOA busses better to use, or does it not matter?
Where do we go once we arrive at the parks? Is there a special location for breakfast people? I understand MK let’s people in as early as 7:45am to walk around Main Street, is this correct? Will we just be let in with everyone else that is there that early? For HS, I hear they let people into the park now by around the same time, maybe 7:50am instead of at the gates and there is no longer a dedicated gate for breakfast people. Is this correct? Basically my concern is are we going to potentially be stuck behind a hoard of people at these parks unable to get to our 8am breakfast on time?
How long is the walk from gates to Crystal Palace? Will there be time for a group photos in front of the castle at MK before breakfast. This is my number one thing I want to do. Are there photopass photographers availabile that early?
How long is the walk from the gates to H&V? Will there be time to sign up for Jedi training for my nephew in HS before breakfast. Where do we go for this?
- How much time should we allot for the character breakfasts? I understand they are buffets… but the 2 kids in our group will likely want to meet all the characters. Possibly not tho, they could be scared as they are quite young. Can individuals from a dining party leave early? Say, if me and DH wanted to leave before rest of my family is done eating, can we do that?