Magic Kingdom Cinderella Castle
  • On Oct 5, 2016
    Shanna from OH Asked

    If the parks open at 9AM, is there usually a line that builds up outside the gate before it opens? I'm looking specifically at Epcot and Magic Kingdom.

    Hello Shanna!

    Thank you for stopping by the Disney Parks Moms Panel! I hope you are having a magical week.

    Yes, especially for Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort, there is a line/crowd that gathers for what’s called “Rope Drop”. Typically this is 30-60 minutes prior to the parks opening. I’ve found that crowd is significantly smaller at the other parks such as Epcot, but I would plan on getting there at least 15-30 minutes before it opens to be one of the first into the park and onto your favorite attractions.

    I hope this helps and please let me know if you need anything else as you plan your visit!

    See you real soon!
    -Emily

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Meet the Panelist: Emily, Colorado

I’m a wife and mom to three boys, ages 15, 10 and 6. My youngest is autistic so I love helping other special needs families plan Disney vacations and show them that they, too, can have a magical time together. In addition to being a total Disney fanatic, I am also a blogger who enjoys fashion, shopping and knitting. Learn More About Emily

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