Mom And Daughter Vero Beach Poolside
  • On Apr 7, 2011
    Andrea from IN 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.

    Planning a visit Oct 15-21 2011. When do park hours/Fantasmic/MK parade/wishes schedules come out? Also, we are likely renting DVC points and adding the dining plan. How early can we make dining reservations? Thanks!

    Hi Andrea,

    The park hours generally post about five months in advance. However, Advance Dining Reservations open at 180 days prior to your check in date. You can then book your dining for the next ten days after this date.

    Since the calendar and the dining window may not align, I recommend you take a look at restaurants you would like to eat at and design an itinerary around that. If there is a must eat at restaurant, you may have to change days to accomodate Fantasmic or Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party.

    Only EPCOT with Illuminations at 9:00 pm nightly is known ahead of time. Wishes and parades at Magic Kingdom have fluctuating times depending on the season. Fantasmic! goes to a reduced schedule in the fall which makes this the toughest to schedule.

    Remember to check back on the website to see when dates are announced and you can adjust your dining accordingly.

    Have a magical vacation!
thumbnail image for Beth

Meet the Panelist: Beth, New York

My name is Beth C. and I love Disney. Since I can remember Disney has been a part of my life including my first movie in the theater – "The Aristocats." Learn More About Beth

Tips from a Disney Vacation Club Panelist

Make The Most of Your Disneyland Resort Vacation

view tips

Didn't find what you were looking for? Click the Ask a Question button to open the Ask a Question dialogue box. If you are not logged in a dialogue box will appear to signin in order to ask a question.

To submit your question, please sign in now if you have not already done so.

Ask a QuestionOpens the Ask a Question dialog box.

Update Browser

For a better experience browsing this website, please download an updated version of Internet Explorer.

Or you can continue browsing without updating.