How To Get The Best Views for Firework Shows

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Many families will line up to steak out their viewing spot up to an hour early for Fantasmic at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Wishes Nighttime Spectacular at Magic Kingdom.  Once they find their “spot” they have to sit on the curb, bench or sidewalk to save this “spot” until show time.  But did you know there are better ways to spend this time at Walt Disney World?

At Hollywood Studios, you can make reservations for the Fatasmic Meal Package at select restaurants.  You can book a lunch or dinner reservation at The Hollywood Brown Derby or Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano  or a dinner reservation at Hollywood & Vine on days when Fantasmic is scheduled.  You can pick up  your VIP voucher at the time of your meal reservation.   With your voucher you will be guided to reserved seating 30-45 minutes prior to show time.  (Other families without the vouchers will wait much longer to get into the amphitheater and may not have the greatest view.)

At Magic Kingdom, you can end your evening with the Tomorrowland Terrace Fireworks Dessert Party at the Tomorrowland Terrace Restaurant.   An hour prior to Wishes, your family can enjoy a self serving buffet full of mouth watering desserts and drinks with the purchase of a separate party ticket.  The best part of this experience is when Wishes starts, you’ll be right where Tinkerbell flies!

You can call (407) WDW-DINE (939-3463) to make dining reservations for the Fantasmic Meal Package or the Tomorrowland Terrace Dessert Party.  Make sure you make your Hollywood Studio’s reservations on a day when Fantasmic is showing!!

For more on finding the best Firework locations check out this post from Chip. Best Fireworks Viewing Locations at Walt Disney World

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5 thoughts on “How To Get The Best Views for Firework Shows

  1. We did the Wishes Dessert Party for the 1st time last year and LOVED it!! So nice to watch the fireworks w/o the crowds…and yummy desserts to boot! We’re waiting for reservations to open to do it again this year. Already have the Fantasmic dinner package booked & hope the seats are good…I’ve heard they’re not the best view.

  2. I tried calling today for the Fantasmic package for our December trip and they were all booked up already for the day I wanted.

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