EPCOT; Mother and Son; Spaceship Earth
  • On Jul 15, 2009
    Gayle from FL 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.

    We are planing on going to Disney October 1st through the 4th. I am looking at the times the park closes and I am wondering if they still do the fireworks at the Magic Kingdom. Does anyone has any clarification how the night works at that time of year?

    Hi Gayle,

    A Magic Kingdom visit just doesn't seem complete without watching Tinkerbell fly from the Castle to start the fireworks.  Rest assured, Wishes is alive and well at the Magic Kingdom.  On October 3 & 4, the park closes at 9:00 pm.  Wishes is scheduled for 9:00 pm. as well, so you'll be able to enjoy show before leaving the park for the evening.

    On October 1 & 2, the Magic Kingdom will close early for Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.  This is a Halloween-themed special event that requires a separate ticket.  During the party there is a special, HalloWishes - a fireworks show where the Disney Villains go trick-or-treating in the sky.  Click HERE to find out what's included in this fun party and get information on purchasing tickets.

    Even if you don't get tickets to the party, you'll still be able to view the fireworks from the beaches at the Polynesian.  You may want to make dining reservations at 'Ohana that night.  You can enjoy a great meal & then head down to the beach to enjoy the show.

    Hope this helps.  Have a magical vacation!

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Meet the Panelist: Diane, Georgia

After spending 25 years in RI, my husband and I relocated to GA with our youngest, who is now in high school. I took my first trip to Walt Disney World when I was 11 and I have traveled many times since then with all different party sizes. From creating our first itinerary as a honeymooner to later creating magical experiences for our multigenerational family gatherings, every aspect of planning a vacation has been pure joy to me.  Learn More About Diane

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