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  • On Sep 19, 2008
    Michelle from FL 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, everyone! We are going to WDW Nov. 20-23 and bought tickets for MVMCP for Nov. 20. However, I made diner reservations at 1900 Park Fare for 5:10p.m. for same night. Will we be missing anything at MVMCP, since I just read we can enter the park 4p.m?

    It is an unadvertised perk that guests holding "party" tickets can enter the Magic Kingdom at 4 p.m. We've done it for the Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party a few times. At the gate, present your party ticket and you'll be let in to enjoy the Magic Kingdom.

    However, if you enter at 4 p.m., the party will not be in progress yet. Until 7 p.m., the Magic Kingdom operates on a regular schedule. 

    We like to have a low key day at our resort and then enter the Magic Kingdom at 4 p.m. If you plan to stay until the end of the party, you are essentially getting a full day of park time with just your party ticket.

    You will not miss any of the festivities by dining at the Grand Floridian's 1900 Park Fare at 5:10 p.m. You should be done around 6:15 or so and then you can board the monorail, exiting the first stop which is the Magic Kingdom. Don't forget your Santa Mickey hats!
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I am a stay-at-home mom with a 12 year old son. I thrive on planning vacations, especially to WDW. Inspiring families to vacation at Disney with a memorable itinerary and budget-saving tips is extremely rewarding for me. Learn More About Kimberly

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