Can we see the fireworks at Magic kingdom or epcot from any resort???

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  1. buzzchamp

    buzzchamp New Member

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    I was just wondering if we could see the epcot fireworks or the magic kingdom fireworks from any disney resort?

    I guess we could maybe see the high ones from some but I was kinda hoping to see the whole displays
     
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    polynesian beach also the contemporary
     
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    we could see some of the epcot fireworks from the boardwalk itself although weve never stayed at the hotels there i would think you could see some of the fireowkrs from certain rooms at boardwalk, yacht club, beach club and the swan or doplhin maybe
     
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    uscwest Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Any of the Magic Kingdom resorts, with the exception of Wilderness Lodge will allow you to see most, if not all, of the display. The EPCOT resorts would offer an obscured view of Illuminations. I don't believe you can see any fireworks from any of the values or AKL.
     
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    No fireworks from AKL

    We were able to watch the MK fireworks from our room at Wilderness Lodge... Most rooms would not have a fireworks view, and it was a bit obscured by the trees, but we still enjoyed them!

    Still.. for the best MK fireworks view.. the beach the the Poly :)
     
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    Bay Lake Towers has a lounge where you can view "Wishes" and the music is even piped-in :)
     
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    oh wow I didnt know that, can anyone go there?? thats the one next to the contemporary right?
     
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    Yup - the new property adjacent to the Contemporary. Dang - I just looked it up. The "top of the world lounge" is only available to DVC members staying at that location. Of course there could be more flexibity so it might be worth looking into.
     
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    Whats a DVC member is it something I could join before we went there?
     
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    Oh sorry - DVC = Disney Vacation Club.

    My folks are members and we likely will be soon as well. I wonder if Bay Lake is only available to DVC members?

    It's like a timeshare interest but much better and more flexible. If you are an avid Disney vacationer, I'd recommend talking to a guide at a Vacation Club kiosk. If you are still interested, take the tour!
     
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    we did the tour last time we were there and it's well worth doing you often get something free like disney dollars or park tickets for doing it too :yes:
     
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    We each got 3 extreme fast passes. That was awesome! We then hit Toy Story Midway Mania, hopped to EPCOT for Soarin' and lastly Test Track! Monorailed back to MK and hit it's key attractions prior to a trip back to EPCOT for dinner in Fance.
     
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    Bay Lake Towers itself is not restricted to DVC Members. The lounge however, is.
     
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    Although BLT is a DVC resort, as with all of the DVC resorts anyone can stay there but the lounge itself is for members [or those staying there only].

    We have been DVC members since 1992 and it ranks among one of the better decisions we have made although so far we`ve only been to BLT for an inspection shortly after it was built.
     
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    That makes complete sense.

    DVC is surely the way to go! It's the one thing that's allowed my family and I to have so many great Disney memories.
     
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    It sure is. :thumbsup:
    Fortunately at the time of our joining it was only $50 per point to join, and they threw in free park admissions for the next 8 years foc. :banana:
    The current purchase cost has more than doubled from when we became members so I`m just glad that we went for it when we did.
     
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    A few years ago while waiting for Illuminations (in the Japan showcase), we could see fireworks off in the distance, I think they were at Magic Kingdom.
     

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