• On May 25, 2017
    Abigail from MA 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.

    With the new Magic Kingdom opening and early entrance I am wondering how early I can be let in for an 8am Crystal Palace reservation? I am hoping to get some alone time on Main Street for some magical photos before the rush of people. Thank you.

    Hello, Abigail!

    We're so happy to hear from you again here at the Disney Parks Moms Panel. Thank you for bringing us your great question.

    On my trip last week I happened to ask a Disney Security Guard Cast Member at Magic Kingdom Park about how the new opening procedure works with early morning Advance Dining Reservations. I was told that for a 9 AM scheduled opening, Guests, including those with Advance Dining Reservations, are usually let in between 7:45 - 8:00 AM. While this doesn't bring you the best news for your desired magical photos, I did still notice plenty of wonderful spots to capture a few pictures without heavy crowds and prior to Let the Magic Begin. 

    Have a magical vacation, Abigail, and please let us know if there is anything else we are able to assist you with.

    Pixie Dust, 


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Meet the Panelist: Lauren, Colorado

Hi-ya, Pals! I'm a wife and mother of three who's enjoyed many special occasions at Walt Disney World Resort with my family: graduations, pregnancies, birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, reunions, and even our Fairy Tale Honeymoon. I look for any excuse to return "home" often and would love to help add a little extra Pixie Dust to your next magical adventure. Learn More About Lauren

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