• On Jan 27, 2017
    Tracy from NS Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    I'm going to pop century the end of march we have never been what firework show would u suggest and parade or any other info a first timer with a 12 year old should know

    Hello, Tracy! You and your budding teen are going to have a blast on your first vacation to Walt Disney World. I will never forget my first steps onto Main Street, U.S.A., or my first flight on Dumbo!

    There is so much to recommend for your trip, but I’ll give you my top picks! Magic Kingdom’s Festival of Fantasy Parade is not to be missed. Find a great spot on the center hub and watch Maleficent’s Dragon rumble towards you. Book FastPass+on the top rides like Space Mountain, Tower of Terror and the insanely popular Frozen Ever After in Epcot! If your tween is adventurous, they may like zippy rollercoasters like Aerosmith’s Rockin’ Rollercoaster or the thrills of Tower of Terror in Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

    My two favorite fireworks displays are Magic Kingdom’s Wishes Nighttime Spectacular and Epcot’s IllumiNations. They are both a feast for the senses! Treat yourself with a glow-in-the-dark merchandise item as dusk approaches and wave it with smiles as you walk the parks and glow with the show for the Once Upon A Time projection display on Cinderella Castle.

    Lastly, staying on property is a big part of the magic for me. From MagicBands to Disney's multiple transportation options, I love being immersed in the magic. Please return and ask another question for your upcoming vacation; I'm so happy to help! ~Lindsey
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Meet the Panelist: Lindsey, Georgia

Hey, y'all! I'm Lindsey, a social media-savvy gal that wears her #Disneyside on her sleeve (along with her trading pin collection!). I'm proud to say that my husband and our two Mouseketeers share my love for the Walt Disney World Resort and all it's magic, so get ready to ask me about new things to see and do on your vacation. I particularly love sharing off-the-beaten-path activities and always encourage visitors to try something new on each trip. Adventure is out there! Learn More About Lindsey

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