• On Jun 1, 2018
    Katherine from CA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Is the Happily Ever Dessert party viewing worth it? We are coming in August and have a 6, 4, and 1 year old. Thanks!

    Greetings Katherine and welcome back to the Disney Parks Moms Panel!

    I absolutely love Happily Ever After! I never, ever leave Magic Kingdom Park in the evening without watching it. Last year I visited with my family, and my then 6-year-old daughter was so tired that my husband ended up taking her back to our Disney Resort hotel while I stayed to enjoy this breathtaking nighttime spectacular.

    Considering that you are visiting in August during summer vacation, I believe that you will definitely enjoy Happily Ever After Dessert Party. Many guests start securing a viewing spot around Cinderella Castle even 2 hours prior to show time, and it gets extremely busy and crowded around the castle and all through Main Street U.S.A. Since you are traveling with 2 small children and a baby, and will most likely bring a stroller, I highly recommend making reservations for Happily Ever After Dessert Party with Plaza Garden Viewing. I also recommend this for parties visiting with elderly family members.

    You will have the chance to arrive 75 minutes prior to fireworks showtime, relax, and enjoy delicious treats and beverages – which is a much better way to spend your time instead of lokking for a spot to watch the fireworks with your kids. The party takes place at Tomorrowland Terrace Restaurant, and as showtime nears Cast Members will escort you and your family to a standing area in the Plaza Garden for priority viewing. I am visiting with my family in December and will definitely make reservations – hopefully my daughter will stay awake this time!

    I hope this helps you while planning! Please stop by real soon if you have additional questions.

    Best magical wishes,
    Thiana
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Meet the Panelist: Thiana, Brazil

My name is Thiana and I am a German-Brazilian university professor and sworn translator from beautiful Brazil. I am happily married to my prince charming and the proud mother of two lovely princesses. When I am not busy with work or family, you can catch me reading, running, listening to music, or planning our next Walt Disney World Resort visit. I hope to help you plan a magical Disney vacation that will be filled with wonderful memories.

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