Infant and toddler with Chef Mickey
  • On Feb 26, 2019
    Katherine from TX Asked

    Traveling for 7 nights to WDW - would like character dining and dining that includes access to fireworks/parades that we can enjoy. My husband has only ever been for 2 days and our 18 mth old daughters first trip. What all should I reserve in advance?

    Hi, Katherine! 

    I am sure that you are getting excited about your upcoming trip to the Walt Disney World Resort.  I am glad to hEAR that you are planning ahead for what you would like to experience when you visit.  Dining reservations are highly recommended and can be made 180 days in advance, so now is the perfect time to be thinking about this.

    Character dining is a great way to visit with your favorite Disney pals.  Some of my family's favorite character dining locations include Chef Mickey's, Garden Grill Restaurant, Cinderella's Royal Table, Akershus Royal Banquet Hall, and The Crystal Palace.  If you plan on dining at a restaurant inside one of the theme parks, booking a breakfast reservation prior to park opening is a great strategy.  This gets you inside the park earlier than most guests, so you have time to take some great photos without crowds in the background.  Sometimes you can even begin making your way to an attraction before other guests begin to arrive. 

    I would also recommend that you look into the Fireworks Dessert Party at Tomorrowland Terrace.  With its delicious treats and spectacular fireworks views, this is my favorite way to end a day at Magic Kingdom Park.

    Wishing you a magical vacation!
    Samantha  
thumbnail image for Samantha

Meet the Panelist: Samantha, Pennsylvania

Hello! I'm Samantha, a wife and mom of two from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  There is nothing I love more than making magical vacation memories with my family, and Walt Disney World Resort is our home away from home.  For years, I have helped my friends and family plan their Walt Disney World Resort vacations, and now I have the opportunity to help even more people as a Disney Parks Moms Panelist.  I cannot wait to help you plan the vacation of your dreams! Learn More About Samantha

Related Video

  • thumbnail image for Making Travel Easy with Preschoolers

Didn't find what you were looking for?

To submit your question, please sign in now if you have not already done so.

Ask a QuestionOpens the Ask a Question dialog box.
x

Update Browser

For a better experience browsing this website, please download an updated version of Internet Explorer.


Or you can continue browsing without updating.