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  • On Jul 7, 2009
    Margaret from NY 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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    Excited 4 our Aug WDW vaca 4 me,DH, 3DDs (12,10,8), staying at Poly. Will be at HS on 8/2, no fantasmic dinner pkg. What time do we need to line up for fantasmic? Worried about crowds and long lines. Is it worth it? Thanks and Luv the Moms Panel!

    Hi Margaret,

    Thanks for the love. We are so glad we can help! My family absolutely loves Fantasmic and it is a never miss for us. In speaking to my Mom friends, I can say the consensus seems to be the same. The show is an amazing display of lights, lasers, music, fireworks and characters and I have yet to meet a guest that was disappointed. I definitely think it is a must do for your upcoming family trip!

    The Fantasmic package is a great way to obtain a seat, but no worries if you weren't able to get a package as the theater is quite large. The best way to judge the time to line up for entrance, is by the crowds on that day. If the park is overly crowded you will want to be in line no later then ninety minutes before the show. If you are looking for front row seats, even earlier than that. The line forms just past the Beauty and the Beast stage and you can easily see how long it is getting and judge then when to get in line. Our typical wait time, without the package, is usually 60 to 90 minutes.

    Hope you enjoy the show!
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Meet the Panelist: Margaret, Illinois

Hiya friends. I’m Margaret, mom to four young men and wife to my Prince Charming. Raised on the southside of Chicago, we have now moved our castle to the suburban cornfields. We are a pin trading, Hidden Mickey hunting, resort hopping family who loves to debate the best Disney World resort or attraction over the dinner table. I am thrilled to share some of our favorite tips and tricks in hopes it will add even more magic to your Disney World adventure. Learn More About Margaret

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