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  • On Jun 17, 2015
    Shari from FL 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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    My husband, myself and my 10 year old son are visiting June 27 - 30 and staying off site; it is my 12 wedding anniversary. Which day of the week would be the best for visiting the Magic Kingdom to allow my son to experience the most?


    I usually give the advice for folks to visit the Magic Kingdom on a weekday to avoid the addition of local crowds, but with Florida blackout dates and the Independence Day crowd that will be growing by the end of your vacation window, I recommend going on Saturday, June 27. My favorite crowd-predicting website at agrees with my gut. The hours are the same every day of your vacation but the difference that may impact your wait times for attractions are the crowds.

    There are Evening Magic Hours that Saturday from midnight until 2 a.m. but only for guests who stay on-site. However, I have found that Evening Magic Hours do not increase a crowd or affect wait times like Early Magic Hours in the morning, so you should be good.

    Wishing y'all a magical vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Whitney, Mississippi

My family of 6 appreciates Disney's value! Although Ft. Wilderness is our second home, we've enjoyed the resorts for business, reunions and romantic getaways. For me, Disney also means dining: last count, I'd eaten at 55 restaurants around the World! Learn More About Whitney

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