• On Aug 5, 2021
    Rebecca from MO Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Am I able to visit the resorts and watch the water pageant from one of them if I am not a guest there, and I don't have dinner reservations at one of their restaurants?

    Welcome to planDisney, Rebecca!

    One of the things that I love the most about a Walt Disney World Resort vacation is the feeling of nostalgia that so many attractions provide. My father remembers watching the Electrical Water Pageant when he was growing up. It really is timeless. Did you know that the Electrical Water Pageant was originally supposed to be a limited-time event for the grand opening celebrations 50 years ago? Guests loved it so much that they decided to keep it beyond the opening celebrations.... and, well, here we are. 

    Rebecca, you will not be permitted to park at a resort unless you have a dining reservation. Personally, I recommend that you make a reservation at either 'Ohana or Kona Cafe at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort. After you dine, head to the Pineapple Lanai for a Dole Whip while you settle in to watch the Electrical Water Pageant and fireworks from the beach at the resort. 

    I just know that you will have a magical trip, Rebecca!

    See you real soon!

    Sarah B.  
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Meet the Panelist: Sarah, Georgia

Hi There! I’m Sarah from Atlanta, GA. Together, my Disney-loving husband and I have two amazing kids and love nothing more than running away to the Walt Disney World Resort every chance that we get. When we are not wandering around the resorts, we love to indulge our sweet tooth with all the snacks we can find. I am passionate about making sure the magic reaches kids of all ages, from the smallest to the biggest, because we are all kids at Walt Disney World! Learn More About Sarah

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