• On Aug 10, 2017
    Mark from OH 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.

    Going to HS Nov 29th. Have Fantasmic dining package and see it's at 8:30. Also see Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM is at 8. Is Disney making us choose between the 2 events? We're only going to HS 1 day.

    Hi, Mark!

    There is so much to enjoy at Walt Disney World, and sometimes times overlap so guests need to choose between experiences. It sounds like this is happening during your visit to Disney's Hollywood Studios. 

    Fantasmic! is an epic nighttime spectacular, with seating for thousands of guests, so even with reserved seating with the Fantasmic! Dining Package you will want to be in the amphitheater by about 7:45pm if the show is at 8:30pm. Unfortunately, this means you are not going to be able to watch Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM if at 8:00pm. 

    I wish I could tell you some magical, brilliant way to see both, but if you are only visiting Disney's Hollywood Studios one night, it just is not feasible. If time/budget allows, you could add the Park Hopper option onto your theme park tickets and visit a second night. Also, check the park schedules to see if there is a different night when you could enjoy both events.

    If you miss Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM, make sure to plan fun holiday events for other nights such as Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party or Candlelight Processional. You can definitely find Holiday Fun all around Walt Disney World.  

    Finally, please remember that you simply cannot do everything in just one Walt Disney World vacation. Keep notes of all the fun things you missed that you wanted to do - a perfect reason to plan a return trip. See you real soon!

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Meet the Panelist: Cathy, Ohio

Hi, I'm Cathy from Cleveland. I love to travel, especially in the winter to escape the snow and cold of Ohio! My husband and 2 kids share my enthusiasm for travel, so we enjoy our adventures together whether it is hiking at a National Park, sailing on a Disney Cruise Ship, or going to Walt Disney World which is our home away from home. My husband proposed to me in front of Cinderella Castle and we have not stopped visiting ever since! It's a blast helping guests here at planDisney! 
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