Mom With Kids After Run
  • On May 19, 2011
    Catherine from NC 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.

    Thanks for all your past help. More questions: Which do you suggest for a 6 year old boy if you can only do one: Pirates League or Pirates and Pals Fireworks? Will Boardwalk shops be open Thanksgiving morning? Thansk for all your help!

    Ahoy There Catherine!

    The Pirates League (PL) is awesome fun! Everyone I know who has done PL has loved it!  Guests get a new name, learn some swashbuckling maneuvers & take the official Pirate League Oath.  Afterwards, new crew members are invited to come back in the afternoon to march in the Adventureland Pirate Parade (typically held around 4 p.m.).  Click here to see some of our very own "Moms" who joined the crew.

    The Pirates and Pals Fireworks Voyage (P&P) is also incredible & while both of these are 2 great options to choose from if I had to choose one, P&P would get my vote. Its something that your whole family will enjoy.

    One awesome thing about P&P for families with younger kids is being able to see the fireworks without being elbow-to-elbow in a sea of people in the Magic Kingdom. You get to relax and watch them from one of the best viewing spots ever. I loved watching the fireworks over the water - it was just beautiful!  This is also a longer experience. PL lasts 30 to 60 minutes. P&P is 1 to 3 hours so it seems you get more for your money. Click here to see a video of some of the Moms Panelists on this experience.

    The shops at the Boardwalk are open everyday of the year including all holidays. While most people are on a break from work and school celebrating the holidays, the amazing Cast Members at Disney are hard at work creating magic for Guests.

    Wishing you many magical memories :-) Allison
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Meet the Panelist: Allison, Georgia

I'm a Disney-fanatic! I made my first trip to Disney World the year it opened and have grown up crazy for all things Disney. As the Mom of a son with Cerebral Palsy, I love providing recommendations for families traveling with a special needs member. Learn More About Allison

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