Chef Mickey
  • On Mar 6, 2018
    Eileen from Bedfordshire Asked

    I have booked breakfast with Chef Mickey for 10:20 am. We are arriving by car. Where is the best place to park and how long will it take to get there? If we go into Magic Kingdom first do you think we will have enough time to see the opening parade?

    Hello Eileen!

    It is a pleasure to welcome you to the Disney Parks Moms Panel! I can see that you have a whole day of fun and special activities planned for your upcoming visit to the place where dreams come true!

    Since you are arriving by car, I recommend using the regular parking lot at Magic Kingdom Park as it seems to me that you are planning to spend your day at the park. Please note that preferred parking is also available in case that interests you. This option will provide you with parking options located closer to the Transportation & Ticket Center where you will board the monorail or a ferry boat to Magic Kingdom Park. Travel times from TTC to the park usually take about 15 to 20 minutes.

    I recommend arriving early in the morning, as you will be allowed to enter the park and walk around Main Street U.S.A. one hour before official park opening time. About 5 minutes prior to park opening time you can catch Let the Magic Begin which is a beautiful 5-minute welcome show (not a parade) that takes place daily right in front of Cinderella Castle. This means you will have plenty of time before breakfast at Chef Mickey’s. However, please note that Guests are advised to arrive at their dining location approximately 15 minutes before their reservation, so plan to leave the park at around 9:40 a.m. You can walk to Disney’s Contemporary Resort or you can take the monorail.

    I hope this helps you while planning, Eileen! Please stop by real soon with more questions!

    Best magical wishes,
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Meet the Panelist: Thiana, Brazil

My name is Thiana, and I'm a university professor and certified translator from beautiful Brazil. I am happily married to my best friend, and we have a lovely girl who is an aspiring Jedi knight, and loves the Disney Princesses. When I am not busy with work or family, you can catch me reading, playing and listening to music, or planning our next vacation - the Walt Disney World Resort is our top destination. I hope to help you plan a magical Disney vacation that will be filled with wonderful memories. Learn More About Thiana

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