Viewing wishes from GF?

Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by KimR, Jan 25, 2005.

  1. KimR

    KimR DIS Veteran<br><font color=teal>Needs to lay off t

    Sep 30, 2001
    We missed wishes last year and I am really looking forward to it this time. But since we are going the first week of April I am anticipating large crowds and I'm thinking that it might be better to watch the show from our resort (Grand Floridian) rather than fight the crowds at MK. But then I wonder if we will be missing something by not being in the MK. Is it just as good from the beach at the GF (or the Poly - I suppose we could stroll down there to watch if it is better)? Also, are you able to hear the music from the resorts?
  2. jel0511

    jel0511 DIS Veteran

    Jan 30, 2001
    It is MUCH better from the MK than from the GF. The music isn't piped in at the GF, I'm not sure about the Poly. The show just isn't the same without the music and narrative. Stay one night and see it. Getting back to the GF will be a snap, just head for the resort launch, the first stop is the GF.
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  4. DisneyMomx7

    DisneyMomx7 DIS Veteran

    Mar 26, 2004
    If you want to watch wishes at the hotel we like to watch it down at the marina in front of Gasparilla's. The music was piped in last July, but it was not as loud as we would have liked. We had seen it at the park already so it was nice to be able to relax and watch it at our hotel.
  5. agotta

    agotta <font color=red>WISH Biggest Loser/Red Team</font>

    Jul 27, 2004
    We are going the first week of April too, and I don't think the crowds will be too bad. Since Easter comes so early, I think a lot of the crowds will be in March. Don't get me wrong, it will be BUSY, but not crazy!! Def do wishes from MK, or at least from one of the restaurants that pipe in the music like California Grill or Ohanas.

  6. SuperDuperBounce

    SuperDuperBounce The guy with the big camera bag

    Feb 28, 2004
    The boat landing at the GF is also another location to watch the fireworks from. It gets you as close as you can get at GF and you would also see the fireworks reflecting off the lake. I don't know about the music.
  7. Sammie

    Sammie DIS Veteran

    Aug 20, 1999
    Certainly watching Wishes outside the park is better than not seeing it. But to get the full impact you need to be in the park.

    To me it would be worth the crowds.

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