WDW our must do’s

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Brooklyn and Jaron “walking right down the middle of Main Street USA” at the Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party in October 2005 ~ Mary Poppins and Bert

first of all– KNOW that you can’t see EVERYTHING— although most of us give it our best shot.  nothing is worse than being in Disney and seeing families stressed to the max trying to get it all in and no one really enjoying each other.  remember, this is about FAMILY and HAPPINESS.  whatever you get to see- let it be magical, let it be fun.  as you walk past things try to say a prayer, “Lord, I’m enjoying the here and now, and I pray I get the opportunity to come back and see the rest.”  because you have to remember– Walt never wanted his parks to be “finished”– he always wanted it to be changing and progressing. so no matter if you stretch yourself to see it all– it will one day be different and you’ll still want to go back.  btw- allow your kids at least one melt down per day– fun is exhausting and they’re just little.

  • Magic Kingdom
    • Parades
      • Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade– can’t wait to see– the old 3pm parade was great so this has to be too!
      • Main Street Electrical Parade– select days- check the schedule
    • Shows
      • Dream Along with Mickey
    • Fireworks
      • *Celebrate the Magic
      • Wishes
    • Tomorrowland
      • Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin
      • Moster’s Laugh Floor
      • Space Mountain
      • Tomorrowland Speedway
      • Stitch’s Great Escape
    • Fantasyland
      • The Barnstormer
      • Dumbo the Flying Elephant
      • It’s A Small World
      • Mad Tea Party
      • The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
      • Mickey’s PhilharMagic
      • Peter Pan’s Flight
      • Seven Dwarfs Mine Train–we’ve anticipated– looking forward to when we get to ride this
    • Frontierland
      • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
      • Splash Mountain
    • Liberty Square
      • The Haunted Mansion
    • Adventureland
      • The Jungle Cruise
      • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Animal Kingdom
    • Parades
    • Shows
      • *Festival of the Lion King– my overall favorite in Animal Kingdom
    • Rides
      • Kali River Rapids
      • Expedition Everest
      • It’s Tough to Be a Bug
  • Hollywood Studios
    • Shows
      • *Fantasmic– MY ABSOLUTE FAVORITE THING OF ALL!!! if you pick one– I highly recommend making time for this.
      • Beauty and the Beast Live on Stage
      • Indiana Jones
      • Lights, Motor, Action – extreme car show
    • Rides
      • Toy Story Midway Mania
      • Aerosmith Rock n’ Rollercoaster
  • Epcot
    • Rides
      • Soarin’
      • The Seas with Nemo and Friends
      • Test Track
      • Turtle Talk with Crush
      • Mission Space– NOT for everyone (like me– but some in the family love it)
    • Show
      • IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth

 

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

you can get in for this event starting at 4pm (but not a moment before– unless you’re already in the park using your park ticket).  We make this a late start day; therefore, we don’t buy a park ticket for this day, and instead go in at 4pm with our Halloween Party Ticket since it’s a separate purchase.

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

We were so disappointed when 10 mo old Jaron fell asleep waiting in line to see Mickey. We thought Brooklyn would just have to get her pic with Mickey by herself. UNTIL Mickey kneeled down to hold the baby dressed up like him! what a memory ~ october 2004

We were so disappointed when 10 mo old Jaron fell asleep waiting in line to see Mickey. We thought Brooklyn would just have to get her pic with Mickey by herself. UNTIL Mickey kneeled down to hold the baby dressed up like him! what a memory ~ october 2004