• On May 11, 2016
    Terry from FL Asked

    I have a dining reservation for 8:40am in MK; The park won't open until 9am. Is there a special entrance or do we need to navigate all of the people waiting for the park to open?

    Hi Terry,

    Thank you for sending your question to the Disney Parks Moms Panel.  When you have an early morning dining reservation at the the Magic Kingdom, there is a separate entrance for guests entering the parks early.  It is typically to the far left of the entrance, and there will likely be signs indicating where to go.  You can also confirm the entrance with a cast member.  

    I'd encourage you to be there with plenty of time to spare as there is sometimes a line for guests with the early morning dining reservations, and you still need to walk through the park to your restaurant.  If you'd like to better visualize what everything looks like, you can do an internet search for Disney World Early Morning Magic – Fantasyland Review – IS IT WORTH IT?.  While this article is about a different morning experience, it does share photos and information about entering the Magic Kingdom early with reservations. 

    Have a wonderful vacation and please let us know if you have any further Walt Disney World questions.  -Kara
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Meet the Panelist: Kara, Nebraska

I’m a middle-school teacher with a family of 3 sons who have grown up through Disney. I am known by friends as the Star Wars loving Disney Geek who always wants to serve up tips and ideas of how to make visits to Walt Disney World special and magical.

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