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  • On Jan 4, 2013
    Brenda from AR Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    We are headed to DW in two weeks. We have two very small children; how early should we show up for the parades in order to get a good viewing spot for the kids?

    Hi, Brenda!  You will find people camped out along the parade route for some parades - especially at the Magic Kingdom - up to an hour ahead of time!  That's too long for me, especially with small kids.  I usually find that I can start looking for a spot about 20 - 30 minutes ahead of time and still find one that works just fine.  If you plan well enough, you can pick up a snack or drink before you scope out your spot.  That will give the kids something to do while they wait.

    Have a great vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Anna, New Jersey

My name is Anna and I am a wife, mother to three daughters and a son-in-law, and earning my Grandmom ears. I'm a law student and former teacher. I have planned vacations for all sorts celebrations, but really enjoy DVC vacations, helping military families, and assisting those with special dietary needs.    Learn More About Anna

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