• On Oct 28, 2019
    Michelle from GA 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 have reservation at be our guest at 8:45 since the park open at 9 what time should i be there and can i get in early to take pictures

    Hello there, Michelle! Welcome back to the Disney Parks Moms Panel! We appreciate you taking the time to reach back out and allowing us to help you plan another vacation to Walt Disney World Resort!

    As a self-proclaimed "early riser", I love getting up early and taking advantage of the morning hours when visiting Walt Disney World Resort! This can often be the least crowded time as well as most temperate weather-wise. 

    Being someone that prefers mornings to evenings, I often made advanced dining reservations inside the parks prior to the official opening times! This allows me and my family to enjoy breakfast without cutting into our "park time" as well as snap a few unique pictures while the parks are less crowded. Generally, I try to arrive at my dining reservations 15 minutes prior to the exact reservation time. This allows me and my family to have a bit of wiggle room in case something comes up while we are on our way! In my experience, I have never had a problem entering the parks 15 minutes before my dining reservations. The Cast Members I have had the pleasure of interacting with are understanding of my time concerns and more than happy to let us in a bit early. I would try to arrive at the park at least 15 to 20 minutes before your actual reservation so you can leisurely make your way to the dining location!

    I hope you and your family have a wonderful time visiting Walt Disney World Resort!

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Meet the Panelist: Wyatt, Colorado

Hello! I'm Wyatt and I'm so very excited to provide you with all the best tips and tricks for getting the very most out of your Disney World vacations! I'm married to a fellow Disney enthusiast and, while we don't have any human children yet, we are delighted to be pet parents. Professionally, I work in private practice as a mental health counselor. I'm also knowledgable regarding disability services and accessibility at Disney World due to my own history of chronic illness.  Learn More About Wyatt

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