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  • On Dec 20, 2011
    Christina from NY 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 am visiting Disney World from 12/31-1/6. What New Year's activities do you suggest? I've visited at this time of year but never experienced New Years at the parks.

    Hi Christina,

    My family spent Christmas and New Year at Walt Disney World last year and had a truly amazing time!

    We actually visited Epcot on New Years Eve and felt that this was a good choice as this park in particular does seem to be able to cope with large crowds better than others, mainly down to its size.

    My son who was 7 years old at the time, did not manage to stay awake to see the New Year in but we did see the earlier showing of the special version of IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth which was absolutely fantastic!

    Special fireworks shows are usually held at the Magic Kingdom, Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios on New Years Eve so it really depends on your preference.

    I would recommend that you keep checking the Disney Parks Blog for more information on New Years Eve happenings at Walt Disney World.

    I hope that this information has been of help and wish you a magical trip filled with memories which will last a lifetime!

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Meet the Panelist: Emma, United Kingdom

Hi! I'm Emma from England and I love all things Disney. I am very proud to be representing England on the panel and can't wait to help other families, especially international visitors, to plan their trips to the Walt Disney World Resort and create some lifelong magical memories. Learn More About Emma

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