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Old 10-07-2012, 12:31 PM   #1
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MK - Are crowds worse with EMH in morning or evening?

I'm trying to use the EasyWDW predictor, but it says MK is not recommended Monday Oct 29th or Thurs Nov 1st - these are the only 2 days I can go as I definitely want the full 9pm close.

We aren't staying onsite, so we can't use EMH - on Monday, the EMH are 9pm-midnight, and on Thursday 8am-9am. Which day would be less crowded and more ideal for us ( 2 adults, no kids, no need for naps )
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I'm trying to use the EasyWDW predictor, but it says MK is not recommended Monday Oct 29th or Thurs Nov 1st - these are the only 2 days I can go as I definitely want the full 9pm close.

We aren't staying onsite, so we can't use EMH - on Monday, the EMH are 9pm-midnight, and on Thursday 8am-9am. Which day would be less crowded and more ideal for us ( 2 adults, no kids, no need for naps )
It kind of depends if you are on or off site.

I think the that going to an EMH night park is better than morning if you can get there at RD.

The theory is that for evening EMH more guests will go to the parks a little later since they plan on staying late.

For a morning EMH more guests will plan to go to morning EMH but not get up in time, still plan to go to that park and pretty much get there at 9:00 AM anyway which just makes it more crowded for the whole day.

Of course park hopping can throw a monkey wrench into this theory.
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Old 10-07-2012, 01:58 PM   #3
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In my experience and opinion, the PM EMH are more crowded and the park is more crowded in the afternoon and evening.
We try to hit the AM EMH parks often as we get up early anyway most of the time. But a lot of people prefer to sleep in on vacation and would rather stay up late. So they will choose the PM EMH.
If you're not staying on property, I would probably avoid the park that has PM EMH. Go Thursday and plan to arrive by 9 a.m.

Good luck!
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Old 10-07-2012, 02:10 PM   #4
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I'd say PM EMH are more crowded however there also fun too, there's nothing like walking around MK at midnight in the dark, don't know why but I love it. It's also very satisfying to see the crowds leave after wishes and you get to stay and play, great stuff.
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Old 10-07-2012, 03:11 PM   #5
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We were in WDW a few weeks ago and found evening EMH to be not worth it...the crowds were more than we expected. There was at least a 30 min wait on all major rides. People don't like to get up early so everything during morning EMH is a walk on.

IMHO, it is worth it to get up early - you can get done more in the one hour of morning EMH than 3 hours of evening EMH.
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Mondays are always one of the most crowded days at the MK - I would choose Thursday. Check out www.easywdw.com, he has great crowd calendars and gives the reason why or why not to visit a certain park.

Make sure you are there as close to opening (before would be better!) for non-resort park guests as you can be.
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