Mom And Son On Run
  • On Oct 14, 2015
    Kelly from VA 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 planning our first trip December 14-18, 2015 to visit Magic Kingdom for just 1 day. I am wondering if it is better to get a ticket for the park or get the ticket for the Christmas event. It will just be me, my husband and our 3 year old son.

    Hi there Kelly!

    How exciting to be planning your first trip to Walt Disney World!  December is my favorite time of the year to visit as all of the parks and resorts are beautifully decorated for the Christmas season. Although I do love Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, I would recommend purchasing a 1-Day ticket to Magic Kingdom Park instead.

    When our twin boys were four-years-old, we attended Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.  Although they seemed to enjoy the party, they were sound asleep in their stroller by 10:00 p.m. Because the party officially begins at 7:00 p.m. and ends at 12:00 a.m., I think your son will be able to experience much more earlier in the day. I would also suggest visiting Magic Kingdom Park on a day that the party is not being offered, so that you can stay in the park longer in order to experience Wishes nighttime spectacular. 

    I hope this information is helpful in making the best decision for your family. Please don't hesitate to stop by again with any additional questions that you may have. Best wishes for a magical first trip, Kelly!

    Happy Planning!
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Meet the Panelist: Jodie, Georgia

Hey, y'all! I'm the mother of four amazing kids and wife to my very own Prince Charming!  After working as a Registered Nurse for over 20 years, I recently traded in my scrubs to work as a Physician Recruiter for my local hospital. My friends call me the "Queen of Disney," and I would love to put all my experiences and knowledge to work in order to assist you in planning a magical Walt Disney World vacation! Learn More About Jodie

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