Glad to hear you had a good trip! How did you feel the party compared to the free evening EMH for deluxe resort stays, in terms of crowds?Just got back on Thanksgiving day. We did the After Hours party twice, and I have no regrets. We had a great time. I really wish the event cost less, but we got much more out of the after hours events than we did out of our regular ticket days, especially with the Genie+ issues we encountered. My daughter sometimes gets anxious in crowds, so it was worth it to be out of the crowds and have short waits for four hours, and we enjoyed the entertainment. What I do have some regrets about is the amount we paid for Wilderness Lodge. It is my favorite resort, and we had a great stay there and encountered wonderful cast members, but we will likely stay elsewhere next time. That nightly rate is just too much.