Announcement

Collapse
1 of 2 < >

Registrations

All new user registrations require email verification. Please make sure that micechat.com is not blocked. Approvals are done at least once per day, but they can't be done for accounts that have not verified their email address.
2 of 2 < >

Your Assistance Please

We need your help to battle spammers and also to keep our community user friendly.
PLEASE BE KIND TO OTHERS - Refrain from personal attacks. Avoid politics and harsh language whenever possible. If someone is violating our simple rules, DO NOT confront them, simply report the post.
STOP SPAMMERS - Report the post. DO NOT respond to them.

2017 is a year of renewal for us, we have lots of exciting changes on the way for you, but we don't have time to deal with trolls and spammers. If you find yourself suspended and need to plead your case, you will need to do so after your suspension. We are happy to address your concerns if you made a simple mistake. However, please note that those with a history of bad behavior and pushing our rules to the limit will not be given the courtesy of a reply.

MiceChat offers a number of ways for you to communicate and get involved. We offer Facebook Groups and Pages, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest accounts. We have a front page filled with amazing content. We offer weekly meetups in the parks. Meets and events all over the world. Podcasts and videos. And we continue to maintain forums for your posting convenience. But with all those options, we can't be everywhere all the time. We need YOUR help. Please don't poke the trolls. Report posts and leave reputation. We'll do our best to keep the forums clean and active, but we can't do so without your help.

Thank you for your support folks, it's going to be a really fantastic year in the MiceChat world.
See more
See less

Are the prefered viewing meals worth it.

Collapse

Ad Widget

Collapse
This topic is closed.
X
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • [Question] Are the prefered viewing meals worth it.

    As I've bee reading some of the post specificaly about the viewing area it looks to me like even if you get a red blue or yellow you still can get on the very front of the board walk if you were to get there right when they opened up the viewing area. Is my thinking wrong. Is there a really good reason to spend $40 for something that it looks like I could get a front row spot semi easy?
    "All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." Walt Disney

    Now I understand that "Blue Sky" means "No limits, nothing is a bad idea, everything is possible," along with "May never happen." But I prefer to define it this way: "Blue Sky = Hope." Unknown Author

  • #2
    Re: Are the prefered viewing meals worth it.

    The "worth" of something is in the eye of the beholder...

    You are not just paying $40 for a viewing spot. You are getting a nice meal out of it too.

    Considering that you would pay almost $40 for a NY strip steak meal inside the Blue Bayou, then spending $40 for a NY strip steak at the Trattoria and getting a reserved viewing area for WOC makes the dining pkg look like a sweet deal.

    We did just that for the 9pm show on opening night. Without that, I doubt that we would have been able to see the show (standing around at 8am waiting and hoping for FP's or standing in a spot for three hours is not our cup of tea), so yes, it was worth it for us...

    Comment


    • #3
      Re: Are the prefered viewing meals worth it.

      The ny steak was horrible, horrible, sent it back and got a second horrible one. The BB steak is much better. However, the short ribs were fantastic, some of the best food I've ever had at Disneyland. Of course i hate eating in the park anyway. Favorite restaurant is by far storytellers, even when the park is busy, its out of the way, slower pace, and better service..but i digress..


      "Look kids, right over there, thats the toilet Eisner's going to flush my park down"

      Comment


      • #4
        Re: Are the prefered viewing meals worth it.

        We opted for the picnic dinner. That is the way to go IMHO. For $13 apiece we had a nice, informal dinner, seated on a lovely shaded patio. Included in the $13 was a bottled water or soda (a $3 value) and a great reusable tote (a $3 value as well). We arrived a 5:00 pm and didn't have to get over to the park first thing in the morning--which wasn't going to be easy!! We ate our dinners and strolled around DCA. We kept an eye on the situation and when we saw at 6:30 that people were clustering at the barrier--we joined them. About fifteen minutes later they moved the barriers and we all flowed to our color waiting queue. So far, so good. Another 30 minutes later they allowed us into our colored areas. We were in yellow. We were about ten people back in the yellow queue and went to the third tier back, as we did not want to get soaked. We were directly next to the preferred dining area, but our view was a bit better as we had a flower bed directly in front of us and the preferred dining is just a sea of people. The people standing near us had used the preferred dining method the evening before and confirmed that this view was better.

        My advice. Get the showpass if you are early birds, get the pcnic if you aren't. Ignore the time frame on the tickets and be prepared to stand in a cluster then a line starting at 6:30-6:45.

        The show was great, the technology is amazing, we had a practically perfect time!!

        Comment


        • #5
          Re: Are the prefered viewing meals worth it.

          Thanx RetroMouse.. that was probably the most informative post as to how to go and see the the show that I've seen posted, very simple. I am still probably going to wait a few weeks before I try and take on the madness unless people start posting here that the situation has improved. Still trying to figure out the best wat to go about seeing the show. I have F! viewing down to a scienece and can get to my regular viewing location and enjoy that show without any problem.. Just seems like so much hassle and bad viewing areas for WOC I am not sure if I am ready to take it on yet. I didn;t even go to the parks at all this weekend which is rare for me but I was afraid the parks would such a mess I wasn't in the modo to deal.

          I may try the picnic meal OR just get up early next Staurday, head fover for a FP and then go back later in the day to see the show (OR may wait for weeks) still not sure

          Comment


          • #6
            Re: Are the prefered viewing meals worth it.

            I have a WOC fix prixe reservation @ AG this Sunday. I'll make sure to write up a review when I get back.


            I do believe in fairies. I do. I do.

            Comment


            • #7
              Re: Are the prefered viewing meals worth it.

              Originally posted by GrumpyDude View Post
              Thanx RetroMouse.. that was probably the most informative post as to how to go and see the the show that I've seen posted, very simple.
              My pleasure!

              I know what you mean about knowing exactly where to go, when to go and everything for F!, but give this one a try.

              My worry was that if we waited too long they would start taking thing out of the show and we would never really see it as it was meant to be seen! We saw F! that first summer and then waited several years before seeing it again and some great things were no longer there! (Giant Ursula, I am talking about you!)

              Comment

              Ad Widget

              Collapse
              Working...
              X