Mom and daughter on Expedition Everest
  • On Jan 5, 2016
    Vanessa from Puerto Rico 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.

    While my son enjoys fireworks he tends to be a little anxious if we are to close , is there a good (safe) area on the parks to watch the fireworks ? We are planning to visit all parks this next May.

    HI Vanessa! I can completely relate to this dilemina! My daughter was also weary of fireworks when she was little, even though the rest of the family loved them. We would have to scout out all of the locations that we could see the fireworks without her getting scared.

    Some of my favorite places to watch the fireworks are not actually in the park at all and I would choose these locations even if my daughter didn't get anxious at the sound! 

    First, the beach at the Polynesian is a beautiful location to see Wishes. You can book an Advanced Dining Reservation (ADR) at Ohana at the Polynesian and then after dinner wander over to the beautiful beach and watch the fireworks.

    Another favorite location is atop The Contemporary. You can make an ADR at The California Grill for around the time of Wishes (check the date/time for the specific date you are visiting as the time can vary) and then go on the balcony to view Wishes. You can see the fireworks from above the Cinderella Castle!

    I hope you hvae a magical vacation!

    Magically,
    Stacy
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Meet the Panelist: Stacy, South Carolina

My name is Stacy and I'm a native Carolinian, single mom to two amazing teens, and a Walt Disney World fanatic! My kids and I are Disney Annual Passholders and whether we are celebrating a birthday, running a runDisney race, or simply having a craving for a Mickey pretzel, we visit the most magical place on earth as much as possible! I am ecstatic to share the tips and tricks I have learned over the yEARS as part of the planDisney panel!
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