~Pixelmania 2018 Information ~

Discussion in 'PIXELMANIA!' started by mSummers, May 4, 2018.

  1. mSummers

    mSummers Member

    The Magic in Pixels is proud to announce that Pixelmania 2018, our 10th annual gathering, is scheduled for Wednesday October 24th to Sunday October 28th in the Walt Disney World Resort.

    Pixelmania is a gathering of Disney photography, friends, and fun and is designed to be a low-stress, open-ended event where we can all learn and share together. The schedule is flexible, with plenty of down time so you can enjoy your favorite dining and attractions, while still having fun in the company of your fellow photogs and online friends.

    The Planning Board is working hard on a great mix of new and old favorite events with a possible surprise or two mixed in. For now, please be sure to mark your calendar and plan on being at Walt Disney World during this fun and informative event.

    If you're planning to attend, please make sure to let us know in the Signup Thread so we can keep an accurate head count for the event.
    Last edited: May 4, 2018
  2. mSummers

    mSummers Member

    Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party

    Pixelmania will be attending MNSSHP, Friday Oct 26th. If you'd like to join us, get your tickets now! This is the last Friday party before Halloween, so it will likely sell out.
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  3. mSummers

    mSummers Member

    Preliminary Dining Information:

    The planning board has arranged for the following dining slots during Pixelmania. The planning board has already made reservations with Disney Dining for a fixed amount of seats. We are letting you know this information so that you may plan accordingly if you would like to join us for meals.

    A sign up list will be released closer to the dates of Pixelmania.

    Homecomin' at Disney Springs - WEDNESDAY 10/24 @ 4:30 pm. We will not be having any meets at the parks prior to this meal.
    Homecomin Menu

    Thursday will be grazing on your own at Food and Wine at Epcot

    Crystal Palace At the Magic Kingdom- FRIDAY 10/26 @ 1 pm.
    Crystal Palace Menu

    Yak & Yeti at Animal Kingdom- SATURDAY 10/27 @ 2pm ~ In the event that Disney alters the park hours and/or event offerings, this reservation is subject to change.
    Yak & Yeti Menu

    50’s Primetime Cafe at Hollywood Studios - SUNDAY 10/28 @ 2:45pm ~ In the event that Disney alters the park hours and/or event offerings, this reservation is subject to change.
    Primetime Cafe Menu
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  9. Nancy K

    Nancy K Member

    Is everyone making reservations at this time? What is scheduled for Wednesday the 24th? I’m probably coming in that day
  10. mSummers

    mSummers Member

    The planning board has made a couple of large reservations for each of the ADR's listed. The spaces will be available first come, first served around via Signup threads much closer to the event.

    We're working on the schedule now but aren't ready to release anything at this time. I can say there will be no activities in the parks on Wednesday. There will likely be an event at a hotel that evening after dinner.
    Last edited: May 10, 2018
  11. Nancy K

    Nancy K Member

    Will anyone be meeting later on the 24th for dinner then 430pm? I’m coming in that day, 430 might be cutting it close
  12. RedOctober25

    RedOctober25 Member

    Show up late if you must... but regarding getting together after dinner, we will be headed up to the Port to see Yehaa Bob for the evening. So at a minimum you can meet us there. Times will be listed once the “official” times are posted.

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  13. Nancy K

    Nancy K Member

    More newbie questions:). Will we be going to more then one park a day? If I need to get tickets with park hopper, plus I’m trying to decide whether to buy an AP now or wait till my February trip to buy an AP(I plan on February 2019, May 2019, December 2019 and February 2020) Thank you
  14. mSummers

    mSummers Member

    Based on current park hours, no. However, that's subject to change. Disney doesn't announce the "final" park hours until about a month out so we can't answer that question with any certainty until September.

    The other unknown is Toy Story Land. Because that hasn't opened yet, we don't have historical data on park hours to compare with in a effort to predict what the actual park hours will be. Because of that we have to wait until after the final park hours are announced to finalize the schedule.

    Sorry we can't give a more definite answer at this time.
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  15. Nancy K

    Nancy K Member

    Thank you. I wanted to get a park hopper if I needed to, if we will be going to more then one park a day? Last years Pixelmania looked like it was just one park a day?
    Last edited: May 24, 2018
  16. ddindy

    ddindy Member Staff Member

    We try to stick to one park per day for official events.
  17. gary

    gary Member

    some of us occasionally wing it with unsanctioned insomnia photo runs, usually to magic kingdom for some kind of uncrowded main street stuff.
  18. Nancy K

    Nancy K Member

    Thank you everyone. I bought an AP.
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  19. Good job!
  20. Nancy K

    Nancy K Member

    More Newbie Questions :):) Sorry this was probably mentioned, but wondering when the iteniery will be posted? I’m thinking about making some breakfast ADR. Thank you

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