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  • On May 3, 2014
    Julie from MA 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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    Can Illuminations show be seen from Chefs De France?

    Hi Julie,

    Illuminations: Reflections of Earth is one of my favorite nighttime shows in the theme parks. The dynamic music, narration, and lazer/fireworks are spectacular. So, I know you won't want to miss it.

    I will say that watching it from Chefs de France is possible. However, your views will be quite obstructed by the guests viewing it from the fences that surround the World Showcase Lagoon as well as trees outside the restaurant. My husband and I did view it from a window table that we lucked out on getting one evening at Monsieur Paul, the upstairs restaurant in France. But, again, views of the entire production were more obstructed and there are only a few tables with this view, but I feel we got a slightly better view over the guests since we were upstairs. 

    In my opinion, I would try to get an earlier dinner reservation at Chefs de France and then go out to see Illuminations: Refections of Earth after dinner. The show typically begins nightly at 9pm, so I would recommend trying for a reservation around 7pm to allow time to eat and still have enough time to get a good spot around World Showcase to view it.

    Have an amazing evening at Epcot!
    ~Allison L
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Meet the Panelist: Allison, Texas

I am a mother of three that loves all things Disney...the never grow up mentality, the fairy tale endings and the ever changing Disney Parks. With so much to explore, I would love to help you discover all the magic and wonder your heart desires. Learn More About Allison

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