• On Jul 16, 2016
    Mary from GA 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.

    Is it possible to watch the Rope Drop Ceremony without actually entering the park that day?

    Hello, Mary!

    Thank you for visiting the Disney Parks Moms Panel with an excellent question! My family loves to watch The Magic Kingdom Welcome Show, and it is well worth getting up early to see it. Of course, the best view of this show is just past the admission gates where you have an unobstructed view of the Main Street, U.S.A. Train Station where the show takes place. The admission touchpoints are covered which does block some of the views from the promenade. However, there are some viewing areas between the security/bag check area and the touchpoints where you should be able to catch a glimpse of the show. You will definitely be able to hear the show without going through the admission touchpoints. The Welcome Show takes place every day about 20 minutes before park opening. To find the exact time for the day you plan to visit, check the My Disney Experience mobile app or online entertainment schedule

    I hope this helps!  Please visit us again should you have additional questions about your upcoming visit.  

    Happy Planning!

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Meet the Panelist: Missy, Texas

Hello, I’m Missy from Texas! I love all things Disney, especially the Walt Disney World Resort. Although we visit several times a year, there’s always something new to experience, making each vacation unique. As a mom to a son with special needs, I know the importance of cherishing every park visit and look forward to helping you plan magical moments for your family! Learn More About Missy

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