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Old 06-08-2012, 05:43 PM   #1
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New times for HDD starting October 1st

I just read about this at WDWmagic. For some reason, 4 just seems so early to have the first show but I don't know why. That's what time GG opens and that's the time we like for an ADR. Maybe because one is in a park and the HDD isn't (meaning it's time consuming to get there from a park).

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4 seems early for me also. I think you're right, its the time involved getting there that makes it seem too early. I could be wrong, but didn't I read that it was supposed to be closed for refurbishment this fall or do I have my dates wrong
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4pm seems early to me, although I like the idea of the last show being at 8:30pm.
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With my kiddos it's best to eat at "off times" and many of our ADR's are in the 4:00 range for an early dinner. Maybe they're catering to families? Or simply trying to meet the demand for 3 shows without the latest one excluding families?
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Anyone know which show Tables in Wonderland discount will apply to? I'm guessing since it was the 9:30 show before that it will be the 8:30 show.
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Does this mean no refurb? I thought they were closed for refurb from Oct 1 thru the end of the year.
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My big boss tried to make a December reservation last week. She was told that they were holding off on making reservations right now until a decision was made on the refurb.
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I just read on yourfirstvisit.com that the change in show times was the reason for holding off bookings for those dates and that on June 12th ADRs will become available.
Too late for us - we've already made other plans and ADRs for the dates I originally wanted HDD. Maybe next time!
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They were trying out the new hours when we were there last November. We had one of our busiest Disney days ever with an early breakfast at the Crystal Palace, fun at the Magic Kingdom, a pleasant boat ride to Ft. Wilderness, horseback riding in the afternoon, early dinner at Hoop Dee Doo, another boat ride then a bus ride back to our hotel and then to Downtown Disney for Cirque du Soleil. It was an extremely wonderful day for us and the timing worked perfectly for our plans. I also think the 8:30 time will work much better for people seeing the last show.
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I would have to start out at 2 pm to get there by 4 pm. It would however allow people to get to the parks around 7 or 8 pm and stay late. Does not apply to me. For a family with little kids they could do half a day in the parks then head to the show then crash early with the tots.
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