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cinder-ellah
04-04-2010, 10:23 AM
Has anyone gone yet ?

Any reviews for the re-opening ?

HockeyMomNH
04-04-2010, 10:24 AM
Waiting for reviews too. We are scheduled for May 4th. :thumbsup2

jgraney106
04-04-2010, 10:31 AM
Wonder if they will have this in August? If so, where would I be able to find out about it?:confused3

Robo
04-04-2010, 11:05 AM
Wonder if they will have this in August? If so, where would I be able to find out about it?:confused3

Nobody knows.

So far, they have only offered it in selected short-term "windows."

Right now, there appear to be no ADR dates offered past May.

Odds are that they will make it a more permanent/continuous offering in the near future.

Stay tuned.

pixiefairy
04-04-2010, 12:29 PM
Definitely keeping my eyes open to find out if they offer it in August or September. :surfweb:

safetymom
04-04-2010, 12:59 PM
We are going April 16. I will be sure to report back.

cinder-ellah
04-04-2010, 02:15 PM
We're going May 8th ! ! !

It will be nice to know if there is anything to make sure we do or don't do.
Alittle pre-knowledge of the set-up and event is a good thing.

ElliBelle
04-04-2010, 05:52 PM
We will be there May 8 and I will be sure to report back. DS 12 will be there so we will have kids perspective too.

vettechick99
04-04-2010, 06:01 PM
Safetymom, we will be at WDW the same time as you! Look out for us. :)

sonnesolsun
04-04-2010, 06:52 PM
Anyone know when or where I can find info on this or if they are extending? We did this last summer in July and it was awesome! Would love to do it again!!!:thumbsup2

cinder-ellah
04-05-2010, 09:51 AM
The Wishes Fireworks Dessert Party at Tomorrowland Terrace, which includes a dessert buffet and an exclusive viewing area of the Wishes nighttime spectacular, is back.

The experience resumed March 28, and is now available nightly through at least May 31, with the following exceptions on upcoming Grad Nites: April 23-24, April 30 and May 1.

Prices during peak season are $25.99 for adults and $13.99 for children ages 3-9 (tax not included); during non-peak times prices are $21.99 for adults and $11.99 for children (tax not included). Reservations are not required, but this is a very popular experience so they are strongly suggested. Call 407-WDW-DINE (939-3463) to make reservations. (NOTE: Admission to Magic Kingdom is not included.)

Has anyone gone yet ?

Robo
04-05-2010, 10:00 AM
The Wishes Fireworks Dessert Party at Tomorrowland Terrace, which includes a dessert buffet and an exclusive viewing area of the Wishes nighttime spectacular, is back.

The experience resumed March 28, and is now available nightly through at least May 31, with the following exceptions on upcoming Grad Nites: April 23-24, April 30 and May 1.

Prices during peak season are $25.99 for adults and $13.99 for children ages 3-9 (tax not included); during non-peak times prices are $21.99 for adults and $11.99 for children (tax not included). Reservations are not required, but this is a very popular experience so they are strongly suggested. Call 407-WDW-DINE (939-3463) to make reservations. (NOTE: Admission to Magic Kingdom is not included.)




From where did you copy the above quote?

jngwright
04-05-2010, 11:27 AM
From where did you copy the above quote?

It looks like they got it from allears...

http://allears.net/news/hnews.htm

Robo
04-05-2010, 11:33 AM
It looks like they got it from allears...

http://allears.net/news/hnews.htm

Yup.

Thanks!

I like to keep the links to the source of posted information.

It is worth noting what was not quoted above but is found now just below that info-


EDITOR'S NOTE: Several readers have reported receiving conflicting information regarding the pricing and times of this experience, so be sure to double-check with the Cast Member at the time of your booking.

tink713
04-05-2010, 10:30 PM
Bumping. Hoping for some recent reviews

amberg@eastlink.ca
04-06-2010, 10:13 AM
We are going April 16. I will be sure to report back.

that's the nite were attending as well!

cinder-ellah
04-06-2010, 10:14 AM
ROBO .........Thanks for adding the additional info, I appreciate it.

dismomkris
04-06-2010, 11:39 AM
Are the new dates posted anywhere yet? WE did this in August and although the chocolate desserts were all melted- it was fantastic!

Robo
04-06-2010, 11:57 AM
Are the new dates posted anywhere yet? WE did this in August and although the chocolate desserts were all melted- it was fantastic!

Only dates in April and May 2010 are booking at this time.

Poly-Anna
04-06-2010, 06:47 PM
Just returned from WDW last night after a 4 day stay for Easter. We attended the Wishes Dessert Party on Saturday nite, April 3. The weather this weekend was absolutely perfect! 83 degrees during the day and 60 or so at night with NO HUMIDITY. Saturday night was perfect weather - clear, dry and comfortable.

We arrived at the Tomorrowland Terrace at 8:45 p.m. and got in line with probably about 40 people (?) and were seated at 9:00 p.m. at reserved tables with our names on them. Only about 2/3 of the tables were occupied. Since it was one of the first nights, maybe word hadn't gotten around yet. We were then able to go to the buffet (which was open beyond the Wishes fireworks display) and enjoyed Spectromagic from the terrace of the restaurant. The major floats were visible from the terrace. The Wishes fireworks were awesome and it seemed as if Tinkerbell flew right to us. I think her line is hooked up to just above the restaurant. Our table was right up front and the fireworks were visible from either your seat or people lined up along the wall.

All types of small sample desserts were available: brownies, cookies, rice krispy treats, different types of cheesecake, tiramisu-type desserts, banana creme tarts, fruit tarts, chocolate covered strawberries, fruit of all types, beverages (tea, coffee, lemonade, water, milk). It was great.

Ask me any questions, maybe I'll remember more! :banana:

HelenParr
04-06-2010, 06:49 PM
There's a blog entry about it on All Ears too. Good pics and info.

Poly-Anna
04-06-2010, 07:01 PM
Great review and desserts exactly as listed. It was great! :thumbsup2

cinder-ellah
04-07-2010, 10:37 AM
Thanks for the review.

I'm looking forward to going.

ready4mouse
04-07-2010, 11:27 AM
Thank you Polly-Anna! I've been dying to hear a recent review!!! We'll be doing this in a few weeks and really looking forward to it!

Any idea how they assign the seating? Did you call ASAP to get your reservation?

Tiger926
04-07-2010, 12:09 PM
I just read the blog entry about last week's party, so as someone who went in July, I noticed a few things:

1. Beverages - beverages were crammed onto tables right near the dessert last year, so this looks more spacious

2. Dessert tables - it looks like they added plastic shelters over the table for sanitation purposes (desserts were just out in open last year), but the furniture is still the same

3. CM - we didn't have any dedicated CM last year who brought us to our table, or who cleared tables for us

4. Clearing of tables - this defiitely took place before Wishes had even started, so I'm glad to hear that they aren't doing that this year as that just rushes people

5. Photopass CM - didn't see mention of this, but last year there was a Photopass CM stationed there

6. Venue - looks exactly the same, and in fact, we even had more confetti on our table last year, but same family name tag on table

7. Food - same desserts as last year (we found too many cream desserts, and not enough selection of varied types of desserts)

8. Checking in - we waited an obscene amount of time to be seated, as they had to clear CS eaters out of there, so it sounds like check in was a bit more smooth

So, based on this blog, I don't see many differences at all, except in price - we paid $17.99/adult, with no mention of tip at all. Not sure how it's "New", except for basic refurbishment of furniture or walls (paint, cleaning, etc.)?

The blog was great though in terms of showcasing the entire event. Lots of good info/photos there for people.

Tiger :)

kschafer
04-07-2010, 12:29 PM
We're going May 8th ! ! !

It will be nice to know if there is anything to make sure we do or don't do.
Alittle pre-knowledge of the set-up and event is a good thing.

We will be there May 8 and I will be sure to report back. DS 12 will be there so we will have kids perspective too.

See you both there! Looks like a good date for Disers :thumbsup2

Ecboyd
04-07-2010, 12:29 PM
I just called to make reservation for some time during the week of
May 1, 2010 to May 8, 2010

Was quoted $27.68 per person (did not look for child pricing for mine are both 15)

All nights through the 8th had openings.

Talking to the DFam tonight to see if we want to do this or not. Sounds Awesome!
:banana:

tink713
04-07-2010, 12:35 PM
Thank you for the review! Can't wait to go on April 11th!

justskip70003
04-07-2010, 01:56 PM
i called for reservations and all the dates were open for april 19th - 23rd. but as a PP posted. 27.68 per person is obscene! my kids are 10 and 13 they couldnt come close to eating 10.00 worth of desserts much less almost 30.00 worth. heres another thing about it. the view of the fireworks from that point of view is HORRIBLE! i watched them from there b4 the dessert partys started and i was extremely let down.

cinder-ellah
04-07-2010, 04:50 PM
Looking forward to Wishes Dessert Party and to seeing other diser's May 8th !

Thanks for all the info ! ! !

Poly-Anna
04-07-2010, 07:12 PM
Ready4mouse - I could be wrong but my name was second on the CMs list so I think that is why we got such a good table. I was one of the first to book for that night so I think that might make a difference. Again, I could be wrong. But all the seats are fine and again you can stand up along the half wall to see the fireworks if you want. You don't block anyone's view.

Enjoy! :thumbsup2

Glencora
04-07-2010, 11:04 PM
i called for reservations and all the dates were open for april 19th - 23rd. but as a PP posted. 27.68 per person is obscene! my kids are 10 and 13 they couldnt come close to eating 10.00 worth of desserts much less almost 30.00 worth. heres another thing about it. the view of the fireworks from that point of view is HORRIBLE! i watched them from there b4 the dessert partys started and i was extremely let down.

Think of it this way - Disney would probably normally charge about $6.00 per dessert. So to eat $27.00 worth, your kids would only have to eat 4.6 desserts each. Is there really a red blooded American child out there who can't eat four and a half desserts? I know Most of my family could do that with one hand tied to the buffet table.....:lmao:

Robo
04-08-2010, 12:00 AM
you can stand up along the half wall to see the fireworks if you want.

You don't block anyone's view.


I don't understand how that is possible.
How can guests stand along the wall and not block guests behind them?

Tiger926
04-08-2010, 06:32 AM
I don't understand how that is possible.
How can guests stand along the wall and not block guests behind them?

ITA! Unless something has changed in regards to layout from last year (and according to the photo blog, it has not), you can surely stand up at railing, but you are blocking the view of guests behind you. BTDT. We lasted a few seconds at our table, before we realized that we had to secure a spot at the railing - with young kids it's a bit of a pain, as they didn't want to stand yet, but since people starting standing early, and we knew if we didn't secure a spot, we wouldn't have the best view, nor be able to see Tink fly by, so we had to leave our table earlier than we liked.

Also, not sure about the prices as I'm seeing 2 different prices? We won't be doing this again, but I was getting the info for someone else, and determining the prices is confusing. We all know that Disney upcharges/surcharges the buffet/prixe fixed/all you care to eat meals (currently it's June - Aug), so none of these dates fit into those, and the Easter upcharges are now over, aren't they? So, has Disney created yet another peak 'season' for the Dessert Party too?

Tiger

Tiger926
04-08-2010, 06:41 AM
Think of it this way - Disney would probably normally charge about $6.00 per dessert. So to eat $27.00 worth, your kids would only have to eat 4.6 desserts each. Is there really a red blooded American child out there who can't eat four and a half desserts? I know Most of my family could do that with one hand tied to the buffet table.....:lmao:

We don't really eat a lot of dessert, so we are that family who finds this is overpriced, and we only paid $17.99/adult (can't remember the kids' price).

Look at it this way - most people are now on DP; therefore, their desserts are covered with their meal, so they don't spend $6.00/person on desserts. If not on DP, I find it highly unlikely that an entire family of say 4 or 6, would all order desserts - not normally the case as they might share, or, only 1 or 2 people might order. If they are kids, dessert is included with meal.

That being said, you take $28.00/per adult (not sure of kids' price) and multiply those by the number of peolple in a family, and you have a ridiculous amount of money for some dessert. The total price is very high when multiplied by all members in a party, IMHO.

Value is highly personal, as we all know, so people can justify the expense all they want, but when you look at total cost of maybe $80-$90+ for a family for a 1 hour activity, that is eating a few desserts and watching fireworks that are free to view elsewhere, that is a lot.

I do hope everyone has a wonderful time and finds value in it for their family, but like most things Disney, the cost in less than 7 months, has increased by $10.00/person, for this event, and based on the Blog, I don't see any differences from what we encountered in the summer.

Tiger

justskip70003
04-08-2010, 11:54 AM
Think of it this way - Disney would probably normally charge about $6.00 per dessert. So to eat $27.00 worth, your kids would only have to eat 4.6 desserts each. Is there really a red blooded American child out there who can't eat four and a half desserts? I know Most of my family could do that with one hand tied to the buffet table.....:lmao:

HAHAHAHAHAHAHA! awesome math and fraction skills

justskip70003
04-08-2010, 12:00 PM
Think of it this way - Disney would probably normally charge about $6.00 per dessert. So to eat $27.00 worth, your kids would only have to eat 4.6 desserts each. Is there really a red blooded American child out there who can't eat four and a half desserts? I know Most of my family could do that with one hand tied to the buffet table.....:lmao:

and how amazing would it be to see yall with yalls hands tied to the buffet tables proving me wrong. that would be hysterical!:goodvibes:lmao::rotfl2::thumbsup2

idk, i may have to challenge yall lol

MrsLS
04-08-2010, 12:17 PM
I don't think it is worth it either but for prices of desserts, in the signature places, the desserts are $10-12 each.

Glencora
04-08-2010, 01:17 PM
and how amazing would it be to see yall with yalls hands tied to the buffet tables proving me wrong. that would be hysterical!:goodvibes:lmao::rotfl2::thumbsup2

idk, i may have to challenge yall lol

Bring it on!!!!!:rotfl:

chris4disney
04-08-2010, 01:22 PM
I don't understand how that is possible.
How can guests stand along the wall and not block guests behind them?

We did the dessert party last September and were lucky enough to be seated right up front and in our opinion the best table there! :thumbsup2 Our table was closer to the wall where people stood to watch the fireworks than another other table. We sat at our table during the entire Wishes show without any trouble seeing. Now, yes, if you wanted a view of the lower part of the castle that wasn't going to happen. But the fireworks are up in the air! LOL ;) I was excited that we could relax at our table still nibbling at some desserts and drinking our beverages throughout the show! When wishes was over we stayed at our table while almost everyone cleared out. Then stood up at the wall for another 25 minutes or so watching the park clear out and saw the "kiss goodnight". It was quite honestly the most relaxing time we've had watching Wishes and departing Magic Kingdom late in the evening.

Brian_WDW74
04-08-2010, 05:39 PM
I've moved this thread to the Dining Reviews board. :)

SOnotLayuh
04-08-2010, 07:50 PM
We've booked it for April 17th.

Our total price was about 77 with tax for 3 adults.

1prinz&2prinzesses
04-08-2010, 08:26 PM
Just called dining reservation yesterday and was able to get reservation for our upcoming trip in May.

cinder-ellah
04-09-2010, 09:59 AM
My main reason to go is to relax on our last night of our 9 day trip.

Our family group of 10 will be celebrating my Mom's 80th birthday and since its our last night, it will be fun to feel pampered and to stay and watch the "Kiss Goodnight".

And then stroll leisurely down Main Street and just enjoy..........

Priceless..........

PatrickandLukesmom
04-09-2010, 03:06 PM
While I agree that 27.99 is a bet extraordinary, it is Disney, and it is dessert! If you are not a dessert person or family, why even consider attending? Let's look at the experience in total:

1) Reserved fireworks viewing, with an amazing view of Tinkerbell overhead. I have only read one poster suggest that it is not a good spot to view from - the over 100 others I have read suggest the exact opposite!

As for standing people not interfering with the view, the last time I watched fireworks they were in the sky, and not at shoulder level. Unless the person standing in front of you is the Giant from Jack in the Beanstalk, I can't see how this will be a problem.

2) Dessert - yes, you are a captive audience, and Disney does make profit off its food. But it is dessert people, and it IS DISNEY!

3) Beverages are also included - you have to factor that into the cost as well since they are charged extra even at CS restuarants

It would be an extra bonus to see Spectromagic too!

Harlemgirl720
04-09-2010, 03:59 PM
I happen to check allearsnet and found a review.


It was a thrill for me to call up Disney Dining and book the Wishes Dessert Party for Sunday March 28, 2010, the first party after the hiatus. I was my first solo trip and it was my last night’s treat. When I called Disney Dining, I was given an arrival time of 9:20PM at the Tomorrowland Terrace. The cost was $27.68 for the event, which was a bit of a shock. Anyway, I was excited for it.


The CM's were very nice when I arrived, providing a wristband so you could leave to use the restroom and return quickly. I was shown to my table, which had a place card with my name. A Photopass photographer was nearby to capture pictures with the castle in the background. Unfortunately, they are not included in the price.


When I went to the dessert tables, I was amazed at the selection of goodies. Cheesecakes, crème brulee, truffles, brownies, tarts, chocolate strawberries, canolis, a huge assortment! There were also fresh fruits, mango shooters and other delights!


They had a separate drink station with lemonade, raspberry lemonade, coffee, tea, water and a frozen drink that was not marked.


After choosing my selections, I went back to my table to enjoy them. And enjoy them I did! Once the fireworks started, it was great. What a super view of Tinker Bell! The fireworks were beautiful, but because of the location, not in the center of the castle of course.


What annoyed me is that halfway through Wishes, I refilled my plate with a few goodies and gotten my first cup of coffee. I then got up to take some photos and when I returned to my table, it had been completely cleared. It was obvious that nothing had been touched and I was pretty annoyed. I was going to say something to one of the CM's but they were already packing up the dessert & drink area. There was a very efficient CM clearing all the guest's tables, so this must be their procedure.


Overall, it was a nice experience, albeit too expensive & rushed for the price. Had they allowed you to enter earlier and linger a bit afterward, it would have been much more pleasant. Even offering a baggie for the treats that I had left untouched would have been preferable to tossing them.


This dining experience could be outstanding if they just take it slower. The price is too steep for less than an hour, unaffordable for most families.

cristielf
04-09-2010, 04:29 PM
I just tried to make a reservation and they had opening, had to check with the DH to make sure the date was okay and now the ressie system is down. I SOO want to do this!

cristielf
04-09-2010, 04:44 PM
Would you do it again or recommend it to a first time family who wants to see the fireworks?

Harlemgirl720
04-09-2010, 04:53 PM
This is not my review. However, I would recommend for a family doing it for the first time. I will be doing it again in a few weeks. :thumbsup2

daisyx3
04-09-2010, 07:41 PM
On 4/6 Wishes was at 10PM, so we got over there about 8:40. We checked in and were told we were in group C. I didn't know what that meant (still don't LOL).
Tables were assigned so no need to rush in. We had a table almost dead center (maybe that was the "C"). I had booked this afte 2 days of trying and getting "it's not in the system". The morning I booked I still couldn't get it, but I got home after work and found out it was booking and called.
DH was not wild about paying the extra $ for the 5 of us, but he's usually pretty good about letting me try things at least once at WDW.
The desserts were amazing! My 18 year old DD loved the mango shooter best. My 14 year old DD liked anything chocolate, as did my DS. DH isn't a chocoholic like the rest of us, but he found plenty to like, especially canolli.
I liked almost everything. My one mistake was the creme brulee. I LOVE creme brulee--ate it last week at Wolfgang Puck Express, Narcoosees, and Sunshine Season--but I didn't read the whole sign--it was PISTACHIO creme brulee--and for me, IMHO, it was gross.
They had lots of tea options, and both tea and unsweet tea, plus lemonade.
There was only one small table in front of us, a mom/son combo, so we didn't even have to stand for the fireworks. Tons of good pics. Tink didn't fly--it was a little windy--which was a shame because the thing went right over where we were. People seated on the sides could go up to the railing and stand if needed.
I love the limited seating and the fact that it's not a big cattle call rush to get seated where you want. And I really loved not wasting 2 hours of park time staking out a fireworks spot!!!! We spent that time doing all the tomorrowland stuff.
I highly recommend this.
Daisyx3

cinder-ellah
04-09-2010, 08:43 PM
Thanks for your report !

Could you tell how many people the area accommodated ?

Sounds like you had a great time ! ! !

Tiger926
04-09-2010, 09:06 PM
There are a few reviews from actual DISers on the other thread. This is pretty much the same review that we gave in July, and we paid $10.00 a person less, so it seems not much has changed except for the steep price.

Tiger :)

Harlemgirl720
04-09-2010, 09:43 PM
There are a few reviews from actual DISers on the other thread. This is pretty much the same review that we gave in July, and we paid $10.00 a person less, so it seems not much has changed except for the steep price.

Tiger :)

I was looking for a thread and couldn't find it. I will try to locate it. Thanks:thumbsup2

gilsan
04-09-2010, 09:57 PM
On 4/6 Wishes was at 10PM, so we got over there about 8:40. We checked in and were told we were in group C. I didn't know what that meant (still don't LOL).
Tables were assigned so no need to rush in. We had a table almost dead center (maybe that was the "C"). I had booked this afte 2 days of trying and getting "it's not in the system". The morning I booked I still couldn't get it, but I got home after work and found out it was booking and called.
DH was not wild about paying the extra $ for the 5 of us, but he's usually pretty good about letting me try things at least once at WDW.
The desserts were amazing! My 18 year old DD loved the mango shooter best. My 14 year old DD liked anything chocolate, as did my DS. DH isn't a chocoholic like the rest of us, but he found plenty to like, especially canolli.
I liked almost everything. My one mistake was the creme brulee. I LOVE creme brulee--ate it last week at Wolfgang Puck Express, Narcoosees, and Sunshine Season--but I didn't read the whole sign--it was PISTACHIO creme brulee--and for me, IMHO, it was gross.
They had lots of tea options, and both tea and unsweet tea, plus lemonade.
There was only one small table in front of us, a mom/son combo, so we didn't even have to stand for the fireworks. Tons of good pics. Tink didn't fly--it was a little windy--which was a shame because the thing went right over where we were. People seated on the sides could go up to the railing and stand if needed.
I love the limited seating and the fact that it's not a big cattle call rush to get seated where you want. And I really loved not wasting 2 hours of park time staking out a fireworks spot!!!! We spent that time doing all the tomorrowland stuff.
I highly recommend this.
Daisyx3

Thanks for the review. We are going in a couple weeks and booked the party, but I was still debating if it would be worth it.

Were you able to linger after the fireworks?

There have been lots of reports from the previous parties, (fall and winter), that the desserts are packed up and the tables cleared while the fireworks are going on. I am hoping we can sit for a while after maybe enjoy some more desserts while we wait for the park to clear out.

Harlemgirl720
04-09-2010, 10:12 PM
I am going again on May 7th. The first time I went was in August. It was raining that day so we didn't see Tinkerbell fly. I hope that she flies this time. BTW, what is the Goodnight Kiss?

cinder-ellah
04-10-2010, 02:43 AM
The following is from :

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cinderella_Castle

At the park's closing, the nightly 'Kiss Goodnight' is performed, in which Roy O. Disney's dedication speech for the Magic Kingdom is played all over the park alongside classic Disney music which changes with the vivid colors of the castle. When the park closes before 11pm, the show is performed again at 11pm providing entertainment for guests of Disney resort hotels bordering the Seven Seas Lagoon.

Hopefully this information is still current. Has anyone been there for it lately ?

Tiger926
04-10-2010, 08:06 AM
I was looking for a thread and couldn't find it. I will try to locate it. Thanks:thumbsup2

I apologize as I just realized that I forgot to post the link. So sorry - here it is (go to last page for review from April 6th):

http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2435460

HTH, Tiger :)

Tiger926
04-10-2010, 08:10 AM
Ok - I am losing my mind. I think I just figured out that the mods are moving posts around, but the problem is that now my posts don't make sense as one of them was to the other thread, and one of them was to this thread!

Sorry...Tiger

tiredsigh
04-10-2010, 08:36 AM
After reading the reviews about them clearing the tables quickly, I am going to carry our plates with us to the railing *if* we are still eating.

gilsan
04-10-2010, 08:54 AM
Here is a new review from All Ears from March 28th - it seems to indicate that the past practice of clearing tables before Wishes starts, is still going on:

http://land.allears.net/reviewpost/showproduct.php?product=555&cat=80

HTH, Tiger

I had read that review, but I had hoped since it was the first night that meybe things had changed. In this blog review (http://allears.net/tp/mk/dessertparty1.html) they say that they stayed after wishes had a couple more desserts and tea. They didn't feel like they had to rush out. The 2 reviews are conflicting so I was wondering which is the norm.

Tiger926
04-10-2010, 08:56 AM
I had read that review, but I had hoped since it was the first night that meybe things had changed. In this blog review (http://allears.net/tp/mk/dessertparty1.html) they say that they stayed after wishes had a couple more desserts and tea. They didn't feel like they had to rush out. The 2 reviews are conflicting so I was wondering which is the norm.

It definitely is conflicting...but we experienced the clearing, as did our friends, so I'm thinking that some CMs definitely clear out quicker than others.

Tiger :)

Harlemgirl720
04-10-2010, 10:05 AM
I thought I was seeing things. I was getting confused there for a minute.:lmao::lmao:

Thanks DisMods. You guys are great.:worship:

Thanks Tiger. I found it last night before they merged the two threads.:rotfl:

Poly-Anna
04-10-2010, 02:27 PM
Our table also was up front - about 5 feet from the wall. And since you are visually directed up to the fireworks, it didn't matter if people stood by the wall. We also had a perfect view of Tinkerbell flying from the castle. But not everyone stood either because the view is so good. So that helps. :)

cinder-ellah
04-12-2010, 08:03 AM
Thanks for all your input.

marsh0013
04-22-2010, 06:29 PM
just found this thread. i haven't even called yet to see if there's any availability, but i have a couple questions.

i would like to go on monday may 10. spectro is at 9pm, and wishes at 10pm. will they let us in before 9? and are we are to see spectro from the location? it's my friends's first trip since he was a kid, so i want to get him the best view. if it's not possible to do both the buffet and the parade, i will def skip the buffet, and head to my tried and true spectro spot.

fraggle1_rs
04-24-2010, 03:44 PM
i'm hoping to do this in sept, looks yummy

Tinker'n'Fun
04-25-2010, 01:24 PM
Just got back yesterday and we did the dessert party last Monday April 19th. I will be doing a review tomorrow as I am still getting pictures uploaded, etc. It was a great time and our seats were also wonderful. We chose to move to the wall to watch but even being set in a bit we could have sat and watched with no problems. Once I get my stuff together, I will put the link in for you all. If you have any specific questions, please let me know.

And just for those who may be wondering, the CM supervisor who was running our night stated that the whole week was booked solid and they were not taking walk-ups and they would NOT accept tips. I asked 4 different people and they all stated that the tip was included in the price. Diane.

pilotwife_02
04-28-2010, 07:05 PM
I just called tonight and got reservations for our trip in 2 weeks :cool1: I didn't think we'd get in, but I have a feeling with Disney extending hours at the last minute it opened up some spots.

We don't have to pay for our 2 year old so between him and our 3 year old they can certainly eat $14 worth of desserts :lmao: In fact we joke that at the buffets Disney loses out on the 2 year old because he puts down like you wouldn't believe!

KCMiller
05-11-2010, 11:12 AM
I'd love to see some pictures and reviews of recent Partiers! If you've done a review within another thread (like those very long and comprehesive full trip dining reviews), please let us know, and give us a link - thanks in advance!

KC:flower3:

gilsan
05-11-2010, 05:06 PM
Thanks for the review. We are going in a couple weeks and booked the party, but I was still debating if it would be worth it.

Were you able to linger after the fireworks?

There have been lots of reports from the previous parties, (fall and winter), that the desserts are packed up and the tables cleared while the fireworks are going on. I am hoping we can sit for a while after maybe enjoy some more desserts while we wait for the park to clear out.

We did do the dessert party and they do let you linger after the fireworks and desserts were still available. The CM's came around and let us know that they would be cleaning up and to help ourselves before they started. I am doing a dining review (http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2461653) but have not gotten to the wishes party yet.