New opening show at Magic Kingdom

Hi, Dad, thanks for your tips. They’ve helped us newbies have a great time at the Magic Kingdom. My question is have your strategies changed at all with the new way of opening the park? We really missed the morning show, by the way, when we went in January.

New Opening Show at the Magic Kingdom

“Dad, this will be our first Magic Kingdom since they moved the welcome ceremony from outside of the castle stage. Can you explain a bit about it? Specifically, do we have to attend? Are you herded down Main Street? Can you visit the shops while heading towards the castle? Most importantly, can we immediately head to the rides, or must we wait for the ceremony to finish?…