Mom And Son On Run
  • On Nov 8, 2010
    Lori anne from AZ Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Hi again Moms! My ? this time is about the lines for Santa in Downtown Disney. What is a typical wait time? Will be there Fri morning Dec 10. Thanks! You guys are awesome!!

    Hi, Lori Anne!  I have three daughters, ranging in age from 19 down to five.  In all those years and all those Santa photos, my absolute favorite one was taken at Downtown Disney.  Santa always looks his best there, and maybe it's the magic and pixie dust floating around, but my kids always give me a good smile and don't seem to mind waiting in line!

    I would say the earlier, the better.  The longest we've ever waited in line for Santa at Downtown Disney was about 30 minutes, but that was with a fairly good sized line.  I try to go earlier in the day, when I'm hoping most people are enjoying the theme parks.  

    My average wait time has been about 15 minutes.  I've stood in line at our local mall longer than that!  but again, go early, beat the crowds, and enjoy the photos!
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Meet the Panelist: Anna, New Jersey

My name is Anna and I am a wife, mother to three daughters and a son-in-law, and earning my Grandmom ears. I'm a law student and former teacher. I have planned vacations for all sorts celebrations, but really enjoy DVC vacations, helping military families, and assisting those with special dietary needs.    Learn More About Anna

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