HDDR Question....


Jul 23, 2003
We are staying at Pop for 10 nights with DDP. We are also staying off site for an extra six nights. Is it permissable to go to HDDR while not staying on site, not having disney passes, etc? We are going to Sea World and Busch Gardens for a few days but thought on our last night in Orlando, the show might be fun.... the kids love it. Can I make an ADR and go to the show even though I'll be offsite at the time and have no passes? Is there a parking fee at WL?

It shouldn't be a problem. When you arrive to the guard shack at Ft Wilderness (make sure you don't go to the WL, because HDDR isn't there), just let them know you're going to the show and you'll be given a pass to park with.
You can definitely book a reservation for the Hoop Dee Doo even if you are staying offsite. You can book 180 days in advance of your dining date. We have been to both the 7 p.m. show and the 9:30 p.m. show and the 9:30 p.m. show was way less crowded.

We always have a 'down' day during our stay where we sleep in and then just hang out where every during the day. This year, we slept until about 10:00 a.m., went to Downtown Disney and shopped, ate lunch at Planet Hollywood and then spent a couple of hours at Disney Quest.

Would I normally eat dinner at 9:30 p.m.? Absolutely not! But, because we had a 9:30 p.m. Hoop Dee Doo reservation, we were able to do all we wanted to do during the day and not feel rushed to make it to Fort Wilderness for our reservations.

As the previous poster said, you shouldn't have any troubles driving to Fort Wilderness. They are very accustomed to having people come and go to the Hoop Dee Doo. They will give you a parking pass.

Have a great time! Lisa
Yes you can book the HDDR and stay off site. However, know that the HDDR is a pay up front dinner show. You must give a credit card at the time of booking, and it will be billed....Also know that it is very popular and will sell out, so book early.....Have Fun!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!v:cool1:


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