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Old 01-09-2014, 06:28 AM   #1
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Question about Grad Nights

We will be at DL during the Grad Nights. How do they work? Do they close the parks early and everyone has to leave except for the grads?
Are the parks busier during the day because the grads are already there?
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Old 01-09-2014, 07:47 AM   #2
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I can tell you this is very subjective - some people do not even notice while others have had some pretty bad run ins, it all depends on the night I am thinking as we know not all teens are trouble makers but some are.

Grad night participants receive a park hopper ticket valid for the entire day and valid for late entry into DCA after it closes for a party that runs till long after everyone else leaves.

Prior years they did not get to come to the park all day and then go to their grad night this just changed a few years ago, and since then people have been noticing more it seems.

We found during the day you would never notice, it was the evening and particularly the night, as the grads were well throughout DL until they had to leave to go to grad night at DCA.

You will be alright, but just plan for it to be a bit more crowded, loud and perhaps a bit rowdy on some of the rides or line ups.
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Old 01-09-2014, 03:57 PM   #3
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Grad nights is at DCA, but the participants have tickets good for both parks so they tend to be in DL during the day. It wasn't busy in the morning, but as it got later in the afternoon and early evening it became more crowded. Tomorrowland was the busiest, but also the rides throughout the park that are most popular with high school kids (i.e. the mountains and Indy) so I would recommend going on those in the morning or early afternoon. We heard some inappropriate language, but overall it was fine.
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Thanks! Sounds like it won't be too bad.
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We will be at DL during the Grad Nights. How do they work? Do they close the parks early and everyone has to leave except for the grads?
Are the parks busier during the day because the grads are already there?
Thanks.
This may add something:

"The Scoop on Grad Nights at DLR in May and June" www.disboards.com/showthread.php?t=2298400

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