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Old 03-31-2016, 08:43 PM   #1
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Info on ROL previews, showtimes

I found this link via easywdw. I know that many folks are wondering about show times. Rumor is 2 shows a night at 8:30 and 9:45

http://wdwnt.com/blog/2016/03/breaki...imes-revealed/
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Considering the "type" of park it is, it seems really late to me to be showing one at 9:45. What is going to be left open in the park to keep people there that late? Just Everest, Dinosaur and the gift shops? Sounds to me that the first showing is going to be just like Fantasmic - show up 3 hours early for it and hope you can get a seat.
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Considering the "type" of park it is, it seems really late to me to be showing one at 9:45. What is going to be left open in the park to keep people there that late? Just Everest, Dinosaur and the gift shops? Sounds to me that the first showing is going to be just like Fantasmic - show up 3 hours early for it and hope you can get a seat.
My guess is that the first show will start right at park closing. I have heard speculation that they won't want Everest running during ROL as the screams will detract from the show. My guess is that they won't run attractions after the first show starts, but if they choose to they would be able to run the nighttime safari, Kali, all of Dinoland, ITTBAB

Hoping to catch the late show this summer and I will be watching the boards closely to see how this works.
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Thanks for the link - good to see some idea finally of when the shows might take place.
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My guess is that the first show will start right at park closing. I have heard speculation that they won't want Everest running during ROL as the screams will detract from the show. My guess is that they won't run attractions after the first show starts, but if they choose to they would be able to run the nighttime safari, Kali, all of Dinoland, ITTBAB

Hoping to catch the late show this summer and I will be watching the boards closely to see how this works.
It's interesting that you mention those attractions being open at night as that is what is on the WDW website for "nighttime entertainment" at Animal Kingdom. Those and some dance party in Harambe.
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Thanks for the link! I can't wait for this to start. It sounds amazing!
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Darn! We get there on the 18th of April, and we're DVC and AP Holders. I missed the special previews by a day!
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To keep people busy at night, there will be street entertainment in both Harambe and Discovery Island.
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I assume as far as attractions go, it will be similar to the pm EMH at AK they used to have although without EE. We were lucky enough to go once in 2007 and AK is by far my favorite park at night. EE was running then but no nighttime safaris. There was plenty to do still. KRR is fantastic at night. Number one on my list to hit up after dark hopefully. We could just hang out soaking in the atmosphere and be completely happy. I was so disappointed when they ended pm EMH there and am really excited to be able to go at night again.
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