• On May 30, 2016
    Kimberly from CA 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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    Last full day of vacation @ Epcot on 4th of July. We are not early birds. I've heard the crowds are quite high on the 4th. Suggestions for what to expect and how we can plan for a most enjoyable last day?! ADR @ Coral Reef @ 8pm. Thank you guys!

    Hi Kimberly,

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel! Visiting the Walt Disney World Resort during the fourth of July holiday is going to be extra magical and unfortunately, extra crowded as well.

    Although you are not "early birds", I would still suggest that you get to Epcot as early as possible to enjoy the Attractions before the Park gets too busy. In the past, Epcot has had Disney characters dressed in patriotic costumes near the American Adventure in World Showcase in addition to "Voices of Liberty 4th of July Concert" at various times throughout the day, and you want to be sure to catch one of these performances! I recommend taking a mid-day break back at your Resort Hotel and then heading back to the Park later in the evening for your dinner at Coral Reef Restaurant. Be prepared for large crowds for the Fourth of July edition of IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth. You can always view the Fireworks from the bridge outside of the International Gateway entrance to Epcot if the Park should the Park become too congested. 

    I hope this information helps. Please stop back by if you have any additional vacation planning questions!

    Magical Wishes,
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Meet the Panelist: Susan, New York

I am, first and foremost, the mother of four beautiful children. I enjoy traveling, social media and anything that involves being active, from running to skiing. Last but not least, I love Walt Disney World and all of the magic and special memories it has brought to me and my family’s lives. I look forward to helping you plan your own magical vacation filled with memories that will last a lifetime Learn More About Susan

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