Timon and Two Guys at DAK
  • On Aug 12, 2023
    Laura from OK Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    If I make a dinner reservation at a park I plan to hop into, am I guaranteed entry? We want to go to Disney Studios then hop to Magic Kingdom for dinner. I’m worried we won’t get in if the park is full.

    Hi Laura! Your question tells me that you are thinking like a true Disney vacation planner! I’m glad you came to planDisney today! 

    A Disney Dining reservation does not guarantee a Guest entry into a park in the event of a park closure due to capacity. That being said, based on your early December arrival date, I don’t think you should have too much concern regarding park closures due to capacity. Typically, park closures occur during the highest peak periods at the Walt Disney World Resort. The most frequent time that park closures have occurred due to capacity is during the very busy week between Christmas and New Year’s.

    Given your arrival date, I don’t think you’ve got too much to worry about! So, as my friends Timon and Pumbaa would say, “Hakuna Matata, Laura!” Enjoy your day (and dining reservation) at Magic Kingdom Park!

    Happy Planning!


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Meet the Panelist: Jonathan, Pennsylvania

Hi, everyone!  My name is Jonathan.  I am a Disney-adoring husband, dad of three sons, and elementary school principal from Pennsylvania.  If you're visiting planDisney with questions about the Most Magical Place on Earth, then Hakuna Matata because you've come to the right group of people!  I'm happy to use my past Disney-travel experiences and knowledge to help you enjoy every moment of your vacation to the Walt Disney World Resort! Learn More About Jonathan

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