So booking is now open for MNSSHP 2020. I’m taking a trip to Orlando almost entirely just to attend this event, having seen (online) the significant upgrades to the fireworks and parade made last year.
Me being me, I’m looking at the extra up-charge options — the dessert party for the fireworks, and the party for the 11 o’clock parade. At MK, the dessert parties have always seemed like no-brainers for me and you’re unlikely to talk me out of booking the Plaza Garden party for MNSSHP.
For MVMCP I also booked the parade-viewing party but I’m wondering how necessary it will be for MNSSHP. (Doesn’t MVMCP only have one? Whereas MNSSHP has two, improving the odds of finding a decent spot.) So I could be talked out of booking this.
I have had terrible luck with the seasonal parties. I’ve done MNSSHP once and MVMCP three times. Three of those four suffered from some degree of rain; one was so bad that Disney refunded my ticket and dessert party.
I’m vaguely tempted to book two as an insurance policy against rain.
Some rants …
For some reason I cannot find any option to book online for either this event or DVAH. There’s just a box that says “call to book”. I’ve not experienced this on previous occasions.
The terms and conditions of the event are quite aggressive. They essentially say “we can cancel everything and you’re not getting a bean back”. Yet I got a full refund of everything in December when the event was a disaster with torrential rain.
I’m assuming crowds will make the whole thing a nightmare. But I do love me them projection shows. And I missed out on the headless horseman the first time I did MNSSHP (because of rain — I told you, I have no luck at these damned events) so I’m keen to see that.
Kind of desperate to book it all now, although there’s really no point doing it this early.