Mom and Daughter at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort Room
  • On Aug 16, 2010
    Jennifer from SC 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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    Thanks for the great answer to my MNSSHP question. Now another one, where is the best place to watch the parade? We will probably do the 2nd one. Also is the bus the only way back to the Beach Club after party?

    Hey Jennifer!  Glad to help again with your planning questions!

    The second parade is often not as crowded as the first one since many families have young children and they leave immediately following the fireworks show.  Your viewing options open up and the biggest suggestion is to get away from Main Street if possible.  The crowds will be heading down toward the entrance so if you can find a spot in Frontierland or Liberty Square it is usually the least congested.  Even if this is the second parade don't wait until the last minute to find a spot as curb-side places fill up quickly no matter what. The weather is unpredictable at that time of year.  Pack a light wrap or blanket in case it is on the cooler side.  Don't forget to be sitting and waiting at least 15 minutes before parade time so you don't miss the Headless Horseman!  He used to gallop down the streets but lately it is a fast trot but none the less he is something to see!

    If EPCOT is open late you could maneuver and take a monorail to that park and then walk through it to reach the International Gateway and then on to the Beach Club resort. But that is a long and round about way and can only be done if EPCOT is open late that night.  Your best and easiest and fastest solution to returning to your resort will be via the Disney buses.  The later it is in the evening the easier it will be to find a seat on the bus and they will run as often as possible.

    Have a great time at Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party this year!
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