Mother, Son, Giraffe, Kilimanjaro Safaris, Animal Kingdom, Savannah
  • On Jun 3, 2013
    Carol from HI 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.

    I thought I read somewhere that you can watch the parade at AK while dining at Yak and Yeti. Is this really a possibility or is it better to watch the parade at street level?

    Hi, Carol!  You can see the parade from upstairs at a window table in Yak and Yeti.  The parade goes right by the restaurant, and you really have a great view just above the parade at one of these upstairs tables.  

    Your best bet to snag this birds' eye view is to book a later lunch - around 2:45 or 3 PM.  Make sure to request an upstairs table - and you can let them know you wouldn't mind waiting a few minutes if there isn't one available.

    One thing I do want to mention - while the view here is a great one, the sound is not so great.  You can barely hear the parade at all from this vantage point, and that might be a deal breaker.  So while I highly recommend the view, you might want to hit the ground level to really enjoy the full effect.

    Have an awesome time!
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My name is Anna and I am a retired teacher with a J.D., a proud Navy wife with 30+ years of experience, mom to three daughters and a son-in-law, and grandmom to three tiny Disney fans. I have planned vacations for all sorts of special occasions and celebrations, but I really enjoy DVC vacations, helping military families, and assisting those with special dietary needs.    Learn More About Anna

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