• On Oct 21, 2012
    Kendall Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    DH & I arrive 11am on 1/1/13. We want to experience HDDR and the Boardwalk. Do you suggest the 4 or 6:15 HDDR? What time does the Boardwalk entertainment start/end? Any other suggestions for how to celebrate the New Year w/out park tickets? Thanks!

    Hi, Kendall!  I'd probably choose the 6:15 Hoop Dee Doo Revue, then head over to the Boardwalk.  You'll likely find the Boardwalk entertainers out and about by then, and you may be able to see some of the Illuminations show from EPCOT later in the evening.

    You could also head to Jellyrolls or the Atlantic Dance Hall at the Boardwalk.  Jellyrolls is a dueling piano bar with lots of great music.  If you enjoy dancing, you have to check out the lively nightclub vibe of the Atlantic Dance Hall.

    You could also head to Downtown Disney and maybe enjoy dessert at Ghiradelli's, or you could grab a cocktail at Paradiso 37.  When you're through, you could check out some of the great shops in the Downtown Disney marketplace.

    I hope this gives you some ideas!
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Meet the Panelist: Anna, New Jersey

My name is Anna and I am a retired teacher with a J.D., a proud Navy wife with 30+ years of experience, mom to three daughters and a son-in-law, and grandmom to three tiny Disney fans. I have planned vacations for all sorts of special occasions and celebrations, but I really enjoy DVC vacations, helping military families, and assisting those with special dietary needs.    Learn More About Anna

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