e-ride night question

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  1. callnamegrumpy

    callnamegrumpy Earning My Ears

    Nov 10, 2003
    each year we plan most park visits around e-ride night at magic kingdom, member services cm checked and found no e-ride night scheduled for april,may or june. any one been recently and found e-ride night truly no longer exists.
  2. jaysue

    jaysue DIS Veteran

    Nov 24, 2002
    Nothing public posted about E-Ride nights officially withdrawn

    DW actually spoke to a CM in guest relations after our request to have E-Ride nights added/brought back in. The story was along the lines of they have expanded park hours and done things such as having Wishes every night (fireworks) and have not scheduled E-Ride nights as they are trying to keep the whole park open more hours.

    Nonetheless, the CM did state that our letter was going to a very senior person and we believe the CM since they had strong feelings about the subject as well.

    At this point though there are no E-Ride nights posted :(

    E-Ride nights are actually pivotal to our overall WDW experience and the lack of them is not good news to us

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  4. Simba's Mom

    Simba's Mom <font color=green>everything went to "H*** in a ha

    Aug 26, 1999
    I did notice that when we went last year on the last full week in May, there were 2 E nights scheduled, Tuesday and Friday, from 7-10. Park closed at 7:00. This year, on those 2 nights, the MK is open til 10:00. So really, you're getting those extra 3 hours for free instead of paying for an E night. I know, some people will say "But if you make it an E night, there aren't so many lines." But since DS waited 1/2 hour for SM during E night, I'll take my chances-maybe I'm just a cheapskate and don't want to spend the money.
  5. B'rer Karen

    B'rer Karen <font color=purple>DIS Veteran<br><font color=deep

    Jan 27, 2001
    Maybe in May the hours are longer, but when I went at the end of February/beginning of March the park closed at 7, just as it did the past 4 years, 3 of which I was in WDW for and had e-nights. In fact I think in 2000 or 2001 the park closed at 8pm and e-night ran until 11. It was a big bummer to not have e-night for me, especially because I love the park at night.
  6. MelissathePooh

    MelissathePooh Disney Regular

    Apr 4, 2000
    They haven't had any since last Sept., but they say they will start again this summer.

    They might try a new thing with staying open a few hours later for resort guests rather than opening early for entry. I don't know if it will cost an extra soft ticket or not.
  7. Kick it up a notch!

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    Dec 12, 2001
    I thought e ride nights were for the slow season?
  8. pmcpmc

    pmcpmc DIS Veteran DIS Lifetime Sponsor

    Aug 15, 2003
    we have always used E ride nights.
    However over the last year or so even the E rides have been very busy and not unlike normal park numbers.
  9. MiaSRN62

    MiaSRN62 DIS Veteran

    Feb 1, 2000
    We've done E-Ride nights during the summer months before. Our last E-Night was Friday, August 1, 2003 and we've been to one in late July the year before that. We found both these nights to be fairly uncrowded.
  10. InstImpres

    InstImpres DIS Veteran

    Oct 3, 1999
    I did e-night last July from 11pm-2am it was great. My intention was to leave by about 12:30 but the park was empty and the CM's were in such great moods I got caught up and just made the last boat (2:30am) back to VWL.


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