• On Mar 24, 2011
    Deanna 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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    Ok moms and dads, where is the best place to see Illuminations and how far ahead of time do I need to get there? Plan on dinner at Via Napoli around 6-6:30pm first. Thanks for your tips so far, I have been writing them all down!

    Hi Deanna!

         Everyone that I know has their favorite place to watch Illuminations Reflections of Earth around Epcot's World Showcase!  I will tell you three of my all time favorite places to view this amazing fireworks spectacular show.

    1. On the balcony of the Japan Pavilion near Tokyo Dining (the corner is the best and you will have to get there at least 45 minutes before Illuminations is scheduled to begin).

    2. Near the Mexico Pavillion between the Mexico and China Pavilions (I would arrive approximately 30 minutes before Illuminations starts)

    3. In front of the Canada Pavilion (I would arrive approximately 30 minutes before Illuminations starts to find a great spot)

    There are many other great places to view Illuminations Reflection of Earth, but those three are my favorites!

    I hope that you have a magical evening dining at Via Napoli and seeing Illuminations Reflections of Earth on your next trip to Walt Disney World!

    Keep Dreaming Big!
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Meet the Panelist: Marc, New York

I am a single Father to one incredible boy.  I would love nothing more than to provide people with Disney vacation planning that will enable them to have a new experience or make their Disney vacation just a little more magical! Learn More About Marc

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