Mom and Daughter at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort Room
  • On Nov 23, 2012
    Flor 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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    1st time at DW on new years eve planning to spend the day at Epcot. My ? Is do you think it will be possible to leave the park after lunch and get back to dinner at 7:30 at garden grill and wait illuminations, staying at AoA? I want my daughters get a nap

    Flor, 2013 is the year your family will remember how you rang in the new year. Celebrating New Year's Eve at Epcot is so vastly superior to watching the Times Square ball drop on TV that you will not forget this year's celebration.

    Guests who are staying at a Walt Disney World resort will be allowed to reenter Epcot on New Year's Eve unless crowds are so large the park has reached the highest level of capacity. Unfortunately you will not know what level the crowds are until December 31. This 300 acre park can handle huge numbers so the odds are in your favor that you will be readmitted but there is no guarantee. Do schedule an early nap time on New Year's Eve since the earlier you return the higher your chances are of getting back in the park. Waiting until your dinner reservation time seems a little risky.

    Happy New Year! 
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