EPCOT; Mother and Son; Spaceship Earth
  • On Apr 15, 2015
    Shelley from ON 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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    I am planning on travelling to Disney October 17 - 24. The things I really want to do are Fantasmic, Jedi training and Mickey's Halloween. How would be best to do this if I don't get park hoppers.

    Hi Shelley!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel! You are fortunate to have a nice long vacation that will give you plenty of time to enjoy many of the fun things to do at Walt Disney World Resort. My family often chooses to bypass the Park Hopper Option on our longer trips when we have time to spend full days at all four theme parks. Based on your trip, you will have five full park days. I would recommend planning to spend a full day in each of the theme parks so you can experience the atmosphere, attractions and entertainment that each park has to offer. Both Fantasmic!, a fantastic nighttime show that everyone in my family loves to see, and Jedi Training Academy, where your little Padawan will learn the ways of The Force, are located in Disney's Hollywood Studios. So definitely include that park in your itinerary!

    Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is a fantastic way to celebrate Halloween! It is a separately ticketed event that will allow you admission to Magic Kingdom starting at 4:00 p.m. During our family's trip this year, we plan on spending the morning of the party enjoying breakfast at our hotel, our hotel's pool and some shopping before we experience all of the tricks and treats at Magic Kingdom using our party ticket. This way, we will not have to use a regular theme park ticket that day in addition to our party ticket. Since two of your "must-do's" are at Disney's Hollywood Studios, you could also use that time to revisit your favorites at that park.

    Let us know if you have other questions! T-T-F-N, ta ta for now!

    ~Crystal B.
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Meet the Panelist: Crystal, Colorado

Hi! I’m Crystal and I’m a wife and mommy to three little Mouseketeers. My husband and I have been enjoying Disney Parks since before we were married, and now we take our children to see Mickey and the gang as often as we can, while  managing my oldest son's food allergies. Planning is key for my family to ensure that everyone has a safe and fun trip to our favorite place and it can be just as exciting as the trip itself. I can’t wait to help you plan your next adventure there, too! Learn More About Crystal

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