• On Feb 18, 2019
    Bbby ann from PA 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.

    If I have a reservation at the crystal palace for breakfast at 8:20am can I get into the park at 7:30?

    Hey, Bobby Ann and welcome the Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Breakfast at The Crystal Palace is the perfect way to start your day at Magic Kingdom Park. We have dined with Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Piglet and Eeyore on many occasions, the best being for my son's and nephew's birthdays. There is nothing like a hug from that "tubby little cubby all stuffed with fluff."

    Early dining reservations are the best way to see the wonderfully designed theme park buildings because there are fewer people inside at that time. You can take excellent pictures of Main Street, U.S.A., Cinderella Castle and my favorite, the Partners Statue. This is the statue in front of Cinderella Castle of Walt and Mickey welcoming Guests.

    When you arrive at the entrance to Magic Kingdom Park, Cast Members will have a Guests with Breakfast and Tours Reservations sign to direct you to the far left of the courtyard in front of the train station. These Guests are allowed inside before other Guests approximately 75 minutes prior to the theme park officially opens. For example, for a 9:00 AM opening Guests will be allowed in around 7:45 AM. Once inside everyone can shop at the Emporium, take unique photos, and get coffee or a treat at the Main Street Bakery.

    Disney Dad Tip: To get the best photos with the fewest people in them, arrive at Magic Kingdom Park touchpoints about 90 minutes before the official opening. You will be at or near the front of the line and should be able to take the best, least crowded photos.

    Bobby Ann, enjoy making many Magical Memories.

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Meet the Panelist: Jason, Georgia

I am a father and orthodontist who loves the hidden treasures found on Disney vacations. For over a decade, my wife and I have raised our two sons on Disney Cruise Line, Adventures By Disney, and Disney Theme Parks on both coasts. From large group and multigeneration family vacations to adult trips and couples getaways, I am excited to share my years of pixie-dust-covered experiences with you while planning your Disney vacation. Let the lifelong magical memories ... begin! Learn More About Jason

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