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Old 11-28-2017, 11:04 AM   #1
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Default Any Experience with 7:00AM EMH?

This is apparently going to happen during my stay: EMH 7:00-8:00AM at MK. Or at least that's what the schedule says.
I hope to take advantage of it. My concern is whether the monorail will be running early enough to get there by 7:00, or would I be need to take the ferry, or a bus .
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Old 11-28-2017, 12:38 PM   #2
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Got this from WDW site:
https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/gu...ransportation/

"The Walt Disney World Monorail System operates from 30 minutes prior to earliest park opening until one hour after latest park closing."

Now Im not a 100% sure but I would read this as yes it will be running for morning EMH.
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Old 11-28-2017, 12:55 PM   #3
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if you are talking holiday time - yes monorail run. And they park is PACKED. we did 7am EMH last year on Dec 30. we got a few things done but it was quite crowded and then by 830 just packed.
so plan to run ride to ride 7-8 and then fit something in from 8-9 that you want to do. Then schedule fast passes like 10am - later in the day.
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if you are talking holiday time - yes monorail run. And they park is PACKED. we did 7am EMH last year on Dec 30. we got a few things done but it was quite crowded and then by 830 just packed.
so plan to run ride to ride 7-8 and then fit something in from 8-9 that you want to do. Then schedule fast passes like 10am - later in the day.

We did 7 am EMH once during Easter. I would arrive at the park at about 6;30....We found the lines were long to enter even for EMH. As suggested
above, ride your "must do rides" that will likely have long lines later. THen ,
switch to using FPs or things like dining reservations or Pirate Makeovers
or BB Boutique [anything requiring reservations] once the crowds start
piling in. Tom Sawyer's island might be fun to explore once the crowds get
too intense. For us during that Easter trip , by 10; 30 am the parks were crowded and by noon you could not even hardly walk down main street. It was insane!
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Old 11-28-2017, 03:49 PM   #5
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We're planning on going for a 7am EMH also, but it is a party day, so hopefully the crowds won't be bad like PP's saw.
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Old 11-28-2017, 04:26 PM   #6
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We've done 7 am EMH during Thanksgiving in the past and the first 2 hours most lines (other than 7D Mine Train and Peter Pan) were walk on or 15 minutes or less. It seemed that extra hour made it harder for many families to get there for opening. By 9, the crowds were more noticeable and by 11 it started getting (which was our cue to head back to the resort to grab some lunch and have some pool time). I imagine its a bit more crowded during Christmas but there will be many people who want to sleep in during their vacation.

The monorail will definitely be open before 7 and being at a MK resort is an advantage as many families attempting to do EMH at non-monorail resorts may not realize they have to be at a bus stop before dawn to take advantage of EMH.
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