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  • On Mar 22, 2010
    Gina from NJ 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.

    Celebrating a 5th & 8th birthday at DW!! Also our first time there! How do I plan a special something for my 2 girls? We are on a limited budget and staying off property. I could really use some advice on this! Thanks

    Hi Gina,

    I can't think of a more magical place on earth to celebrate a birthday! Start it off right by visiting a Guest Relations location to pick up "Happy Birthday" & "1st Visit" buttons for your DDs. If you're going to MK, stop by the Harmony Barbershop in Town Square for some fun colored hair gel & sprinkles (this is less expensive than BBB but still adds a little pixie dust to your day). They will get lots of birthday wishes during the day.

    If you are planning to eat at a family table service location you could get a mini cake in a special Disney Princess Jewelry Box for your daughters which includes a special surprise toy. These cakes aren't that expensive & available at most Family table service locations. Call 407-WDW-DINE for more info.

    You could add more pixie dust to their BD dinner with party favors. Options include a goodie bag with a Mickey party hat, game, coloring book & crayons. The deluxe goodie bag contains all of the aforementioned plus a magnet activity set, Mickey shaped straw all in a special celebration tote bag. These are available at most Family table service locations. Call 407-WDW-DINE for more info.

    The Disney Florist & Gift Department has a lot of great idea & gifts to fit every budget for BD celebrations. Visit them online or call 407-827-3505.

    I know that you didn't ask this but I recently answered a question for money saving tips on food that may help you - click here for more info. Wishing you & daughters many magical memories on the first trip :-)

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Meet the Panelist: Allison, Georgia

I'm a Disney-fanatic! I made my first trip to Disney World the year it opened and have grown up crazy for all things Disney. As the Mom of a son with Cerebral Palsy, I love providing recommendations for families traveling with a special needs member. Learn More About Allison

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