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Old 03-28-2011, 09:02 PM   #1
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Scheduling Help for 09/29 - 10/05 Request: Rumors & Heresay OK!

So, I am now looking at 5 days until we are able to book our ADRs, and we still don't know what the park hours will be looking like. We are willing to go on the assumption that any day the MK closes at 7:00 will be a MNSSHP, but the October hours aren't posted yet. We have chosen where we want to eat, but it would be much easier to attend MNSSHP if we don't have 5:30 dining reservations at AK. Does anyone have any ideas on hours and/or party dates for these days? Rumors are more than welcome! It may be all I have to go on when Saturday comes around!

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According to the Touring Plans website the parties are expected to be on Fri. 9/30 and Sun 10/2.
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Since the hours aren't up on the WDW site I based my ADR and park plans on the calendar from here:

October 2011 Disney World Park Hours Are Out — easyWDW

The website states that these are from the travel agency hours and that they are subject to change as time goes on...but, that WDW tends to add hours and add parades/shows based on crowds rather than take them away.

But...all that said, your milage may vary.
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Making my ADR's right now. I am going the exact dates you are. POR. Anyway, I am trying to schedule so I (we) can see the night time parade...Havent seen it yet. As far as your question, we had more fun at MNSSHP later at night so a dinner res at 5:30 wouldnt be too bad. Have fun!
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Use the calendar from www.wdwmagic.com They post sooner than the official WDW website does and the hours were correct (when I did my 180 days reservation), including shows (i.e. fantasmic)
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Last year we faced this problem. What I did is booked some TS lunchs and early dinners and canceled later the "wrong ones" after park hours were available.
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