Mom And Daughter; Magic Kingdom; Cinderella's Castle; AA; Mickey Balloon
  • On Feb 26, 2010
    Mike Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    I am bringing my 4 & 6yr old girls to Disney in June 2010 and want to book a character meal with Disney prinesses? Which meal and/or restaurant should I choose to avoid being rushed through? Like to get pics with the princesses.

    Hi Mike,

    Your daughters are going to love dining with Disney Royalty!  I recently took my three year old to a character dining experience, and her eyes lit up whenever she saw her favorite princesses -- it was a bit like introducing a teenage girl to her favorite Jonas Brother!

    Akershus at breakfast is my favorite Princess dining experience; however, these reservations can be difficult to come by, so be prepared to be flexible when making your reservations.  The great thing about Akershus is that it's less expensive than dining at Cinderella's Royal Table.  It's also easier to get a reservation!

    I didn't feel rushed at all when we were dining.  I think, for the most part, the characters do a great job of interacting with the children.  They'll take photos, sign autographs and engage in conversation.  Keep in mind that there are MANY guests who want their attention, so they can't stay at your table for long at any restaurant, but you will get one on one time with each character.

    Oh, and if your girls are simply in love with Cinderella, you might want to consider the Happily Ever After Dinner at 1900 Park Fare.  There are no other princesses there, but they do have several characters from Cinderella.  Cinderella and the Prince even dance.

    Hope this helps.  Have a magical vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Diane, Georgia

After spending 25 years in RI, my husband and I relocated to GA with our youngest, who is now in high school. I took my first trip to Walt Disney World when I was 11 and I have traveled many times since then with all different party sizes. From creating our first itinerary as a honeymooner to later creating magical experiences for our multigenerational family gatherings, every aspect of planning a vacation has been pure joy to me.  Learn More About Diane

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