• On Nov 5, 2017
    Elizabeth from NC 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.

    I am going to MK on 12/5/17 and the park opens at 8:00 am. Will the show start at 7:40? Are we allowed to enter at 7:00 am? Thanks!

    Hello Elizabeth! Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    There is nothing more rewarding for an avid Walt Disney World Resort fan than getting an excellent jump on a jam-packed Disney Day.

    With a scheduled Theme Park opening of 8:00am the Let the Magic Begin Welcome Show at Magic Kingdom will begin around 7:55am, followed immediately by the "rope drop" that official opens the rest of Magic Kingdom to Guests.

    To prepare for the Let the Magic Begin Welcome Show, Guests are granted access to Main Street, U.S.A., roughly 35-45 minutes before Theme Park Opening (around 7:15am-7:25am) where they can make a few early purchases in shops like the Emporium or grab a much-needed coffee at Main Street Bakery before making their way to the front of Cinderella Castle.

    It truly is an Endlessly Magical experience to celebrate the opening of the day at Magic Kingdom. Be sure to arrange your transportation accordingly to arrive at the front of Cinderella Castle before 7:55am.

    Have a Magical Morning!

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Hello, I’m Todd – fun dad to two super kids, a beautiful princess and adventurous pirate, and husband to a loving wife. By day, I work as a storyteller and high school teacher, where I help others find their own stories through the magic of the Walt Disney World Resort!

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