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  • On Nov 4, 2015
    Jeannette from TX Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    Booked the illum. desert party. My ADR says 8:30 but when I look at the Calendar for 12/21, the show doesn't start until 10:30. Do we really need to be there 2 hours in advance? what time should we arrive and still get a good spot and enjoy all the tre

    Hello Jeannette and welcome back to the Disney Parks Moms Panel!
    People will begin lining up for the IllumiNations Sparkling Dessert Party before the event even begins. Something about delectable sweets combined with libations and a great view of the firework spectacular draws people in!  If you want a great spot to view IllumiNations, your best bet is to arrive early. While the desserts and sparkling drinks will be plentiful, the best viewing spots are not.   It is also important to remember that there is not seating in the Party area, so you will need to be prepared to stand for the duration.

    I hope this helps with your planning. If you have more questions, come on back to the Panel- we love to help.

    See ya real soon,
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Meet the Panelist: Anne, Iowa

I’m Anne, a native Iowan, wife, mother, and grandmother. For me, a major part of the fun of a Disney trip is the planning. I have traveled to the Disney Parks in multiple stages of my life, including as a daughter, sister, aunt, mother and grandmother.  One of my favorite things to do is to travel with multi-generational groups. I am thrilled to be able to help other Disney guests plan their adventures. Learn More About Anne

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