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Cherinva
09-02-2009, 12:07 PM
I'm going to Disney a couple of days early before the PCC 2.0 and I'm seriously considering going to MVMCP. Has anyone done this? I read somewhere that when you buy the event ticket, you can get into the park early (at 4pm). Can you leave (like for dinner) and then come back, or do you have to stay once you are in? Is is worth the extra cost?

UPDATE: I've started a thread titled "Pre Cruise DIS Meets" If you want to meet up in the MK and go to the MVMCP post it there and I'll keep it updated.

Madi100
09-02-2009, 12:35 PM
I'm going to Disney a couple of days early before the PCC 2.0 and I'm seriously considering going to MVMCP. Has anyone done this? I read somewhere that when you buy the event ticket, you can get into the park early (at 4pm). Can you leave (like for dinner) and then come back, or do you have to stay once you are in? Is is worth the extra cost?

Yes, we've done it and it's lots of fun. Yes, you can get in around 4, and you don't need a day time ticket, just the event ticket. I'm not sure about leaving, I would assume so, but why would you want to? You should just find something to eat at Magic Kingdom.

Cherinva
09-02-2009, 01:29 PM
Yes, we've done it and it's lots of fun. Yes, you can get in around 4, and you don't need a day time ticket, just the event ticket. I'm not sure about leaving, I would assume so, but why would you want to? You should just find something to eat at Magic Kingdom.

Thanks for the info....this will change things up a bit. We were thinking of having dinner on Friday at Chef Mickey's, but now we will just eat in the park and do CM on Saturday. This works out great. It will give us extra time in MK so we are so rushed on Saturday and then maybe we could leave MK and go to Boardwalk for a DISer meet.

Madi100
09-02-2009, 02:15 PM
Thanks for the info....this will change things up a bit. We were thinking of having dinner on Friday at Chef Mickey's, but now we will just eat in the park and do CM on Saturday. This works out great. It will give us extra time in MK so we are so rushed on Saturday and then maybe we could leave MK and go to Boardwalk for a DISer meet.

I think that is a great idea. You are paying to be there, so you might as well take advantage of it. But, if you want to do Chef Mickeys, why don't you eat an early supper (early as possible) and then head to the party. The party doesn't start until 7, I believe. I think the thing I would just avoid is leaving and coming back. That is always so time consuming.

Cherinva
09-02-2009, 02:31 PM
I think that is a great idea. You are paying to be there, so you might as well take advantage of it. But, if you want to do Chef Mickeys, why don't you eat an early supper (early as possible) and then head to the party. The party doesn't start until 7, I believe. I think the thing I would just avoid is leaving and coming back. That is always so time consuming.

I totally agree. I think we'll just eat at CM on Saturday. Thanks again for the info. I'm sure between now and early next year, I'll think of more questions.

DVCsince02
09-02-2009, 04:29 PM
We always try to grab the very last ADR at The Plaza. We enter at 4pm, play for a bit, have dinner, then when dinner is over, it's party time. :)

CinderellasSister
09-02-2009, 08:15 PM
DH was talking about us doing the Christmas Party one night before the cruise. We were there the last 2 years and really enjoyed ourselves. We love Mickey's Night before Christmas show, and the fireworks are awesome!!:thumbsup2

Cherinva
09-03-2009, 07:04 AM
Thanks to all for the positive feedback.

Cherinva
09-03-2009, 10:07 AM
We always try to grab the very last ADR at The Plaza. We enter at 4pm, play for a bit, have dinner, then when dinner is over, it's party time. :)

That's a great idea...we are thinking of having dinner at Tony's. Thanks.

Merry Mousketeer
01-15-2010, 04:10 PM
I've been talking to my wife about going to the party. We went to Mickey's-Not-So-Scary Halloween Party last year and Mickey's Pirate and Princess Party two years ago and had a blast. I'm glad to hear other cruisers are considering going.

ppoe65
01-15-2010, 04:36 PM
Have they posted the dates for MVMCP? We will be down first week of Dec and are interested in going.

shellyminnie
01-16-2010, 10:59 AM
A group of us did MVMCP last year during DAP. One of my favorite memories from that weekend is the group of about 15 of us working from Pirates through an empty Magic Kingdom on the way out!! It was awesome!!

caravarela
01-16-2010, 02:03 PM
We've done the Christmas party the past 2 years, I think the first date in December each time. We LOVED it, and will be doing it again this year ;) And yes, you can get in at 4 even though the party stuff doesn't start until 7. They must have had a ton of people trying to sneak into the party without a ticket, because this past trip we were stopped constantly to show our wristbands. We saw CMs escorting MANY people out long after 7!

Launchpad11B
01-16-2010, 02:17 PM
A group of us did MVMCP last year during DAP. One of my favorite memories from that weekend is the group of about 15 of us working from Pirates through an empty Magic Kingdom on the way out!! It was awesome!!

:thumbsup2

Cherinva
01-20-2010, 03:03 PM
It would be cool if a bunch of us go to MVMCP on Friday before the cruise, providing they have it that night. The dates should come out sometime in June, right?

mickeywatch33
01-26-2010, 11:55 AM
It would be cool if a bunch of us go to MVMCP on Friday before the cruise, providing they have it that night. The dates should come out sometime in June, right?

Maybe that Thursday? The wife and I will be at our 2 yr. anniversary dinner that Friday!! lol

This past December looked like the event was offered every Tues. Thurs. and Fri. leading up to the week of Christmas. Great idea Cherinva, we hope we can join everyone!:thumbsup2

jessrose18
01-26-2010, 02:52 PM
We are going to either Thur/or Fridays party before the cruise. I believe tickets go on sale at the same time as Mnsshp tix on May 1st, dates are usually available a few days before that.

aggielawyer
01-26-2010, 04:48 PM
It would be cool if a bunch of us go to MVMCP on Friday before the cruise, providing they have it that night. The dates should come out sometime in June, right?

I would be game for meeting up for that!

mickeywatch33
01-27-2010, 09:36 AM
I would be game for meeting up for that!

Awesome! The more the better!:thumbsup2

Cherinva
01-27-2010, 03:20 PM
I would be game for meeting up for that!

Sounds Great to me. I know the rules...I started it...I guess sometime after the dates are released, I'll put out a post and see how many are interested in meeting up and go from there.

OKW Lover
01-27-2010, 03:30 PM
How about the Thursday the Cruise returns? I suspect that many of us are staying until the weekend. But it would have to be Thursday, because Friday is already booked for DATW.

Cherinva
01-28-2010, 10:33 AM
How about the Thursday the Cruise returns? I suspect that many of us are staying until the weekend. But it would have to be Thursday, because Friday is already booked for DATW.

I can't make that because we are flying home that day. But I'm sure the ones that are staying would be interested. I'm hoping the Party will be that Friday before the cruise, if so, that's when we are going.

CinderellasSister
01-28-2010, 09:27 PM
I can't make that because we are flying home that day. But I'm sure the one that are staying would be interested. I'm hoping the Party will be that Friday before the cruise, if so, that's when we are going.

The Friday before works well for us too. Post-Cruise we'll be staying offsite and doing Universal Studios, etc. Pre-Cruise we'll be onsite at SSR.

Becx N Gav
01-30-2010, 08:31 AM
We're now arriving on the Thursday pre-cruise so hopefully we can make it to MVMCP on the Friday :cool1:
It also means we won't need to get park tickets for before the cruise, we'll either get 14 day UK tickets each or an AP and a 14 day ticket. We need to work out if the discounts will make an AP worthwhile.

jeanigor
01-30-2010, 03:01 PM
How about the Thursday the Cruise returns? I suspect that many of us are staying until the weekend. But it would have to be Thursday, because Friday is already booked for DATW.

This might be a wonderful idea, Jeff. I know I rushed to get everything back to my hotel room and arranged and what not to be at the MK around 1pm. (I was on the last bus back to WDW.)

By going to MVMCP on that Thursday, one could leisurely check-in to their hotel/DVC have lunch, check out some resort decorations, and head over to MK around 4pm.

I'm liking it.:thumbsup2

Cherinva
02-01-2010, 01:13 PM
The Friday before works well for us too. Post-Cruise we'll be staying offsite and doing Universal Studios, etc. Pre-Cruise we'll be onsite at SSR.

Sounds good to me. Once the dates are announced, and if there is a party on that Friday, I will put out a Post and see how many we can gather for a group event.

What a great way to meet some DISers before the cruise.

Cherinva
02-03-2010, 08:31 AM
Maybe that Thursday? The wife and I will be at our 2 yr. anniversary dinner that Friday!! lol

This past December looked like the event was offered every Tues. Thurs. and Fri. leading up to the week of Christmas. Great idea Cherinva, we hope we can join everyone!:thumbsup2

We are flying in on Thursday night, so Friday is our only option. I sure hope you can make it.

mickeywatch33
02-09-2010, 02:30 PM
We are flying in on Thursday night, so Friday is our only option. I sure hope you can make it.

We sure will try! We are traveling with a large family before the cruise so the itinerary is crazy (trying to accommodate everyone’s wishes). I really hope we can join everyone that Friday (before the cruise) if that turns out to be the big gathering day for Disers! If not, my wife and I will see everyone on the Wonder.:cool1:

Cherinva
02-13-2010, 08:03 AM
The Friday before works well for us too. Post-Cruise we'll be staying offsite and doing Universal Studios, etc. Pre-Cruise we'll be onsite at SSR.

Hey, I just saw that you are from So. Jersey..where? I was born in Millville.

CinderellasSister
02-15-2010, 08:32 AM
Hey, I just saw that you are from So. Jersey..where? I was born in Millville.

We're in the Blackwood/Clementon area. Not too far from millville. :thumbsup2

Cherinva
02-17-2010, 09:13 AM
We're in the Blackwood/Clementon area. Not too far from millville. :thumbsup2

Cool...I've heard of Blackwood...I've been away from Jersey for a very long time, but I do go up every few years to visit.

CinderellasSister
02-17-2010, 11:12 AM
Cool...I've heard of Blackwood...I've been away from Jersey for a very long time, but I do go up every few years to visit.

I've got family down in the Virginia Beach/Chesapeake area too! My Aunt and Uncle and 2 of my cousins. How funny!

Cherinva
02-18-2010, 08:31 AM
I've got family down in the Virginia Beach/Chesapeake area too! My Aunt and Uncle and 2 of my cousins. How funny!

Wow, small world. If you ever get down here (this year)...send me a PM....maybe we could have a mini Dis meet....if not, I look forward to seeing you for MVMCP and PCC 2.0.

chickie
02-18-2010, 12:55 PM
A group of us did MVMCP last year during DAP. One of my favorite memories from that weekend is the group of about 15 of us working from Pirates through an empty Magic Kingdom on the way out!! It was awesome!!

One of my favorite memories from DAP, also. A great end to a great trip! I hope we can all do it again.

DVCsince02
02-19-2010, 08:10 AM
One of my favorite memories from DAP, also. A great end to a great trip! I hope we can all do it again.

:goodvibes

nmoore14
02-22-2010, 07:50 PM
This sounds like a great idea! Since I will be cruising alone (friend could not make it) :sad1: I would really enjoy meeting and eating with other Disers. I had planned on going to MVMCP since this will be the first time I have been to WDW at Christmas. I am looking forward to meeting everyone at the parks and on the cruise.

Cherinva
02-23-2010, 07:57 AM
This sounds like a great idea! Since I will be cruising alone (friend could not make it) :sad1: I would really enjoy meeting and eating with other Disers. I had planned on going to MVMCP since this will be the first time I have been to WDW at Christmas. I am looking forward to meeting everyone at the parks and on the cruise.

Sounds great. Be looking for the post sometime the end of May or early June. As soon as the dates come out, I'll get the meet list started. Look forward to meeting everyone and having a blast in MK that night.

Cherinva
02-23-2010, 08:15 AM
Wow...I just realized that I'm organizing a DIS Meet...Duh..since I've never been to MVMCP, I'm not sure of the events, so anyone who plans to a part of this group, if you have any ideas of the best place to meet up, please let me know. We're staying at the Poly and do plan on entering the park at 4. We were thinking of having dinner at Tony's around 5 or 5:30, but that is subject to change at this point.

All ideas welcome!!!

disneyholic family
03-05-2010, 02:45 PM
i'm probably also going to be traveling alone and would love to join in for MVMCP....i went to it 2 years ago with DD and we really enjoyed it!

Cherinva
03-08-2010, 07:45 AM
i'm probably also going to be traveling alone and would love to join in for MVMCP....i went to it 2 years ago with DD and we really enjoyed it!

Great!!! I look forward to meeting you. I'll put you on my list.

disneydafty
03-14-2010, 03:31 PM
You can count us in too :)

Cherinva
03-14-2010, 08:12 PM
You can count us in too :)

Fantastic. I'll add you to the list. Look forward to meeting you.:cool1:

Cherinva
03-15-2010, 10:53 AM
The Friday before works well for us too. Post-Cruise we'll be staying offsite and doing Universal Studios, etc. Pre-Cruise we'll be onsite at SSR.

I noticed that your plans might be changing....sorry to hear that...but we can still meet on the cruise...if something happens that you can make the party before the cruise, just let me know on the thread for Pre cruise meets.

mickeywatch33
03-15-2010, 12:40 PM
Unfortunately, my wife and I had to cancel our PCC 2.0 reservation. Our car was on its last leg and we had to make a new vehicle purchase. Because of this, we had to cut back on our vacation plans. We are still going to DW, but the cruise portion had to go :sad1: We hope we can meet as many Diser's as we can while on property!

Cherinva
03-15-2010, 03:26 PM
Unfortunately, my wife and I had to cancel our PCC 2.0 reservation. Our car was on its last leg and we had to make a new vehicle purchase. Because of this, we had to cut back on our vacation plans. We are still going to DW, but the cruise portion had to go :sad1: We hope we can meet as many Diser's as we can while on property!

So sorry to hear that...but look at it this way...you have a NEW car!!! We will be in the Magic Kingdom on Dec 10th and 11th....hope we see you there!!

CinderellasSister
03-15-2010, 07:07 PM
I noticed that your plans might be changing....sorry to hear that...but we can still meet on the cruise...if something happens that you can make the party before the cruise, just let me know on the thread for Pre cruise meets.

Will do. We're still trying to figure out the balance of not having the kids miss to much school, coupled with the question of flying vs driving, then on site vs off site. UGH! Just when we thought we had it all figured out. I think I'm just overthinking the whole thing. Either way, we'll see you on the cruise for sure!

mickeywatch33
03-23-2010, 09:59 AM
So sorry to hear that...but look at it this way...you have a NEW car!!! We will be in the Magic Kingdom on Dec 10th and 11th....hope we see you there!!

I'm sure we will be in the MK one of those days as they fall in the middle of our vacation. I hope we see you there!

Cherinva
03-23-2010, 10:29 AM
I'm sure we will be in the MK one of those days as they fall in the middle of our vacation. I hope we see you there!

That would be nice. I'm sure that I will have my backpack with the Disney 2008 Logo on it, and will have my lime green mickey head on it too. If you spot me...shout out.

rtobe
03-25-2010, 01:35 AM
I'm definately interested in doing MVMCP just not sure I'll be there that early to do Thurs. night, I'm staying after the cruise though.

Launchpad11B
03-25-2010, 05:20 AM
I'm definately interested in doing MVMCP just not sure I'll be there that early to do Thurs. night, I'm staying after the cruise though.

Some of us are doing it on the 16th, the day we get off the ship. :thumbsup2

DVCsince02
03-25-2010, 07:04 AM
Some of us are doing it on the 16th, the day we get off the ship. :thumbsup2

When he says some of us, he means the cool kids.:rolleyes1

Cherinva
03-25-2010, 09:45 AM
I'm definately interested in doing MVMCP just not sure I'll be there that early to do Thurs. night, I'm staying after the cruise though.

Mickey's Party should be Friday Night.....I'll update my post once the dates come out. If you are able to make it, we would love for you to join in.

sshaw10060
03-25-2010, 03:24 PM
When he says some of us, he means the cool kids.:rolleyes1

I am seriously considering sending Pam home alone and staying after the cruise. She says she'll have too much to do that close to Xmas to stay for another weekend.

DVCsince02
03-25-2010, 08:36 PM
I am seriously considering sending Pam home alone and staying after the cruise. She says she'll have too much to do that close to Xmas to stay for another weekend.

My plan is to have everything done before we leave. Presents will be bought and wrapped. I've already started buying. It's little stuff, but still, it's one step closer to being done.

Cherinva
03-26-2010, 01:31 PM
That's my plan too...I started buying in January. Of course, I told my girls, that since we will be in WDW that close to Christmas, I will allow them to pick out something that they really want and I will buy it for them for Christmas....but my girls aren't little either, I can get away with that.

kathrna
03-26-2010, 03:53 PM
My plan is to have everything done before we leave. Presents will be bought and wrapped. I've already started buying. It's little stuff, but still, it's one step closer to being done.

Uh, that's waaay to organized!;)

CinderellasSister
03-26-2010, 04:33 PM
My plan is to have everything done before we leave. Presents will be bought and wrapped. I've already started buying. It's little stuff, but still, it's one step closer to being done.

If I've thought about making this my plan, but haven't actually bought anything, does that count? :rotfl:

DVCsince02
03-26-2010, 07:01 PM
Uh, that's waaay to organized!;)

It's a sickness, I tell ya. ;)

If I've thought about making this my plan, but haven't actually bought anything, does that count? :rotfl:

Yep!

Merry Mousketeer
05-03-2010, 08:44 AM
Hello,

I believe that tickets for Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party are now on sale. Have the DISers picked a date for attending this event? We like the idea of going on the date we return from PCC 2.0 since we can enter the MK at 4 pm with the party ticket.

We have never seen WDW at Christmas and are very excited about seeing all the decorations and festivities!

Michael

parrotheadlois
05-03-2010, 09:14 AM
We wanna be with the cool kids - Michael, we hope you'll be with us too. Is the 16th "the" date???

Cherinva
05-03-2010, 09:16 AM
Hello,

I believe that tickets for Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party are now on sale. Have the DISers picked a date for attending this event? We like the idea of going on the date we return from PCC 2.0 since we can enter the MK at 4 pm with the party ticket.

We have never seen WDW at Christmas and are very excited about seeing all the decorations and festivities!

Michael

I've bought my tickets for the Friday before the cruise, Dec. 10th. I have several people going with us...if you'd like to join in...feel free..the more the merrier.

georgemoe
05-03-2010, 09:28 AM
Last year for DAP, Deb and I opted for a romantic dinner instead of MVMCP with our DIS computer nut job friends.

This year we will defer the romance till later and MVMCP on the 16th! :hyper:

DVCsince02
05-03-2010, 10:47 AM
Hello,

I believe that tickets for Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party are now on sale. Have the DISers picked a date for attending this event? We like the idea of going on the date we return from PCC 2.0 since we can enter the MK at 4 pm with the party ticket.

We have never seen WDW at Christmas and are very excited about seeing all the decorations and festivities!

Michael

A few are going before the cruise, but a lot are going after the cruise on the 16th (including us ;)). Would love to see you and Carol again. :goodvibes

Renysmom
05-03-2010, 12:38 PM
Hello,

I believe that tickets for Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party are now on sale. Have the DISers picked a date for attending this event? We like the idea of going on the date we return from PCC 2.0 since we can enter the MK at 4 pm with the party ticket.

We have never seen WDW at Christmas and are very excited about seeing all the decorations and festivities!

Michael

There is a group going the Friday before the cruise and another going the Thursday we embark so while there is no "official DIS'r" night, you are sure to see folks either night.

DVCsince02
05-03-2010, 12:47 PM
There is a group going the Friday before the cruise and another going the Thursday we embark so while there is no "official DIS'r" night, you are sure to see folks either night.

You getting back on the ship? ;)

mdvlprof
05-03-2010, 01:46 PM
Tentatively, we're going the 16th. Waiting til we get closer to decide how many tickets to buy.
Also mulling over buying AP vs regular tick since we are on the borderline for whether it will save us $$.

Renysmom
05-03-2010, 09:07 PM
You getting back on the ship? ;)

I can dream :)

Merry Mousketeer
05-04-2010, 08:42 AM
We wanna be with the cool kids - Michael, we hope you'll be with us too. Is the 16th "the" date???

We'd love to join you! Is the 16th the date everyone is going?

parrotheadlois
05-04-2010, 11:02 AM
We'd love to join you! Is the 16th the date everyone is going?

uh oh, that didn't look right. I did not mean that the peeps going on the
10th weren't cool!!! We just haven't decided yet, but the 16th is looking more likely cause we're arrivng on the 10th. And since we don't have our flight yet, who knows when we'll actually be arriving.

Cherinva
05-04-2010, 12:49 PM
[QUOTE=parrotheadlois;36522536]uh oh, that didn't look right. I did not mean that the peeps going on the
10th weren't cool!!!

That's ok....we're just the early bird cool kids !!!! :goodvibes

aGoofyMom
05-05-2010, 04:12 AM
I am really looking forward to MVMCP! This will be a first for my family.

Count us in for the 16th. I don't know when we will fly in, but I do know we aren't headed straight home. ;)

parrotheadlois
05-16-2010, 06:16 PM
We got our passes for our very first MVMCP!!! Dec. 16th.:cool1:

Madi100
05-19-2010, 10:03 AM
Last year for DAP, Deb and I opted for a romantic dinner instead of MVMCP with our DIS computer nut job friends.

This year we will defer the romance till later and MVMCP on the 16th! :hyper:

George, you are going to MVMCP???? I think that it is a waste of money. There is not much there that I can't see any other time. However, the time that I spent at MVMCP last year was priceless, and I do believe I will have to do it again :) I'm glad you'll be joining in. The big quesiton is will you be getting sparkly ears??

georgemoe
05-19-2010, 10:25 AM
George, you are going to MVMCP???? I think that it is a waste of money. There is not much there that I can't see any other time. However, the time that I spent at MVMCP last year was priceless, and I do believe I will have to do it again :) I'm glad you'll be joining in. The big quesiton is will you be getting sparkly ears??

I agree Nicole. While we had a nice quiet last evening last year, we wished we spent our last night with all our DIS friends. An AP and MVMCP is like oil and vinegar. Kind of don't mix. We've been once and aside from Caste Dream Lights and Holiday Wishes, it wasn't that special for us. But with friends it will be a blast.

You never know about the sparkly ears. I've worn Sharpie, pirate gear, and lastly Alicia's lipstick and shoes. :eek: Sparkly ears could happen. :rotfl:

Cherinva
07-20-2010, 07:34 AM
Giving this a bump for any new folks. :goodvibes

KristEn87
07-21-2010, 04:23 PM
My family and I will be going to MVMCP on the 16th! It will be the second time for myself, mom, dad, and brother and the first time for my son Evan. It will also be his first time at Disney World and the Magic Kingdom!