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  • On Mar 13, 2013
    Jennifer 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, our family will be visiting in May 2013. I have made reservations at the Crystal Palace for breakfast. The time that I chose is before the park opens at 9am. Is this ok? or do I need to reschedule?

    Hi Jennifer!  Definitely don't reschedule your breakfast at The Crystal Palace!  I say this because one of the neatest things about having a dining reservation before the park opens is that you will be allowed to enter and walk down Main Street U.S.A. when there is virtually no one else around - this makes for awesome photo opportunities in front of Cinderella Castle!  You don't mention whether you will be driving or taking the resort transportation to the Magic Kingdom.  If you are driving, I would suggest arriving at the Magic Kingdom entrance about 20 minutes prior to your advance reservation time - this will give you lots of time to walk to Crystal Palace and take pictures.  If you are taking resort transportation, the first bus will start running approximately 1/2 hour before the first seating -it looks like Crystal Palace will be seating the first diners at 8:05 a.m. while you are visiting, so the buses should start around 7:30 a.m.  Look for the bus that is marked Character Breakfast if it is before 8 a.m. or Magic Kingdom if after 8 a.m.

    Both the food and character experience at Crystal Palace are definitely a treat - I hope you all enjoy your breakfast, and I wish you a very magical Walt Disney World vacation.  Please let me know if there are any other questions that you have - it would be my pleasure to answer them.

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