Mom And Daughter; Magic Kingdom; Cinderella's Castle; AA; Mickey Balloon
  • On Jul 17, 2011
    Maria from KY 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.

    Hi Diane - I am travelling to WDW August 12-19 for the first time. My family and I will be staying at the Contemporary. I've heard great reviews on the Electric Water Parade - what time can I view it and where is the best viewing point?

    Hi Maria - thanks for your question!  

    If watching from the Contemporary, you'll want to head out to the marina area.  Or if you have a room facing Bay Lake, you'll be able to see it from your room.  Below are the typical times (weather permitting) for the Pageant.  As you can see the Pageant will arrive around 10:05  If you prefer to see it earlier, you can monorail over to the Polynesian and watch it at the beach. Please note that if fireworks are scheduled to go off at 9:00 at Magic Kingdom, the Pageant will wait at the Polynesian and start as soon as the fireworks have completed.

    Polynesian - 9:00 p.m.
    Grand Floridian - 9:15 p.m.
    Wilderness Lodge - 9:35 p.m.
    Fort Wilderness - 9:45 p.m.
    Contemporary Resort - 10:05 p.m.
    Magic Kingdom - 10:20 p.m. (only during extended park hours)

    Enjoy!  Diane
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Meet the Panelist: Diane, Connecticut

Hello! I’m Diane from Connecticut. I am a retired project manager and I'm married with three grown children.  My family enjoys traveling to Walt Disney World and believe Disney vacations are like snowflakes in the Northeast, no two are the same! Learn More About Diane

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