It plugs in rest times to meet some characters, but then the text in the notes doesn’t end up matching the time it suggests.
It also doesn’t/can’t express anticipated wait times for characters. (I do have a subscription to KTP.)
Do others use touring plans for parties?
Do you have suggestions?
Also - does anyone know what this is? 10)Once Upon a Time
Notes:Catch the Celebrate the Magic castle show at 9:30 pm.
ETA - this is the one day of our plans that I don’t mind waiting a lot for things if it means we can see each element (show, parade, fireworks). Accomplishing rides isn’t really a goal. DD15 and DD13 will likely queue for Jack Skellington apart from the rest of my family and just skip something we are doing.
The plan has me doing Holiday Wishes, Most Merriest Celebration (Forecourt Stage) and parade back to back. I’d normally sit at the 2 o’clock spot of the hub for fireworks and nighttime parade, but that doesn’t seem wise given the forecourt show.
Based on this photo, does anyone have a suggestion where to view these from?
The plan says don’t evaluate or optimize. So I’m not really sure how to use it well.
Based on what I have read the wait times listed for 7D M&G look way too short and there is no way you can also do Disney Jr. M&G in the same time frame.
Have also read you need to prioritize view for stage show or FW/parade if you want to do them all in a row. I think we will try to stake out a spot by Casey’s for FW and stay for second parade. Then we’ll try to move up to see the 11:55 stage show. Might not work because I’m sure the masses will be heading for the exit.
When we met 7 Dwarves 2 years ago at MNSSHP the line was about 1.5-2 hours most of the night. We were first in line at about 4:15ish (4 adults and we all switched out throughout the wait, as did most of the other people in line), the Dwarves came out at 6:15 and then we were done by 6:20. The 45 minutes you have for that and the Disney Jr Dance party will not be enough, the Dwarves meet is very popular.
Also the Mickey meet, if he is not in a special costume I would skip that, as the expected 15 minute wait is if you are in line at 4:30 according to the notes on there.
I think for the fireworks I would find a good spot 45 minutes before, based on how much more crowded the parties are this year compared to 2 years ago.
I loved the Christmas stage show last year at MVMCP (Mickey’s most merriest celebration), but you really have to be up close to the stage to see it. As soon as the fireworks are over, move as close to the stage as you can and watch the 10:30 stage show. It was not hard to move up pretty close. We then watched the second parade from in front of Hall of Presidents, we went straight there from the stage show and got front row. Crowds were not bad back there at all.
Here are some pics to get an idea of the locations:
We were there 12/6-12/11 last year and got progressively chillier each day. I am always hot in Florida and am used to cold temps here in the Northwest- I have never worn so many layers in Florida, ever- Here is how we had to dress for DAH at MK, it was 40 degrees that night and we had to buy the thickest coats we could find (hence the matching one). It was okay while the sun was out, but mornings and night were chilly (cold to most people). I would expect in November you will bot have these temps, since it it still in the 90s there now I would expect in to be hot on your trip.
I can give you a little insight on the weather in November of last year. We did MVMCP on 11/15 and wore blue jeans and light hoodies/jackets. While waiting for the second parade we were even a little chilly in those clothes.
Not sure, but I think so. We always do the dessert party for Happily Ever After, so the parties are the only times I have had to look for a place. Everything will be roped off so should be easy to tell where you can be.