Disney readies Virtual Queues in My Disney Experience for holiday attractions

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Posted: Wednesday November 8, 2023 11:26am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

The official Walt Disney World 'My Disney Experience' app has been updated to include Virtual Queues for two holiday experiences.

Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance during Disney Jollywood Nights and Santa meet and greet at Disney Springs are now visible in the 'My Disney Experience' app and ready to be used later this week.

This update to the app means the Virtual Queue tab in 'My Disney Experience' now features four queues: TRON Lightcycle Run at Magic Kingdom, Guardians of the Galaxy Cosmic Rewind at EPCOT, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance at Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Santa at Disney Springs.

How to use the Virtual Queue to meet Santa at Disney Springs

Starting November 10, Guests can request to join the virtual queue at 9:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 2:00 PM, 4:30 PM, or 7:00 PM once in Disney Springs.

The Santa meet and greet is located inside Once Upon a Toy in the Marketplace at Disney Springs.

How to use the Virtual Queue to ride Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance during Disney Jollywood Nights

Guests attending the event can request to join the queue beginning at 8:00 pm. Each guest can request to enter this virtual queue no more than once per event. This is only available for guests on the day of the event they are attending, and their specific event tickets must be linked to their My Disney Experience account in order to join the virtual queue. Guests attending this special ticketed event do not need to be in Disney's Hollywood Studios to request to join at the time the queue becomes available.

Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance stopped using a Virtual Queue in September 2021 during regular park hours and moved to Individual Lightning Lane purchase and a regular standby line.

Disney Jollywood Nights begins on November 11, 2023, and takes place across ten nights. Find out more about Disney Jollywood Nights.

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HauntedPirate13 hours ago

Bob and Josh despise the unfavorables.

JohnD17 hours ago

Not surprised that 12/16 and 12/19 at MK have reached capacity. That is before most APs are blocked out. My checkout day is 12/19 and I have a park reservation for MK before being blocked out the next day for my Pixie pass. https://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/04dec2023-new-years-eve-at-epcot-and-more-dates-in-december-at-magic-kingdom-reach-capacity-for-disney-world-passholders-.htm

monothingie19 hours ago

The Guest Favorite Park Pass System strikes again! I see that Disney has once again returned to making sure that the unfavorable guest mix of unprofitable AP holders doesn't contaminate their P&L statements for December. Most Locals will be locked out for the last half of December anyway, so why not accelerate the process?

IanDLBZF1 day ago

Will not be surprised if MK follows suit for 12/30 and 12/31.

DisneyFanatic122 days ago

Colder weather may be in season, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun at the water park! From now until December 31st, you can participate in a scavenger hunt to celebrate the holiday season! The scavenger hunt and prizes can be picked up at the Lost Children’s hut at Blizzard Beach. The prizes consist of multiple different Christmas ornament craft kits to choose from.

DisneyFanatic122 days ago

All monorails on all three lines were displaying the red and green undercarriage animation that played exclusively on MVMCP nights. Perhaps this animation will continue to play on all nights as the holiday festivities ramp up at Walt Disney World?

DCBaker3 days ago

Park hours at EPCOT on New Year's Eve have been extended to 1am.

Comped4 days ago

I saw the piano guy on Saturday evening, I didn't see the Christmas tree!

pigglewiggle4 days ago

Posting this just in case anyone is going this year. We just watched a video of a roaming Christmas Tree at Disney Springs. Be sure to catch it because whoever is voicing it is very funny. It made us laugh out loud.

DCBaker5 days ago

Walt Disney World has confirmed Santa Goofy will take Santa's spot at Blizzard Beach from Dec. 25-Dec. 31. Special News! Daily Meet & Greet with Santa Goofy Santa Goofy will take Santa’s place—from December 25 through December 31, 2023

jrhwdw7 days ago

Mirror is only at 11:50 both nights I believe. The other Prim. Might be all 4 Shows?

donaldfan7 days ago

I can’t remember, are all four Fantasy shows the full shows with the launches on the lagoon?

Thumper 3211 days ago

According to their Facebook, Collective Five (the group performing in Tomorrowland during MVMCP) will also be performing during the day this weekend on Nov 23-25 and again after the final party from Dec 23-31.

Minthorne12 days ago

Yes please!