• On Dec 18, 2017
    Ryan from NC 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.

    If I make dinner reservations to a restaurant that is at one of the parks, do i need a park ticket to get in? Example: Cinderella Castle.

    Welcome, Ryan, to the Disney Parks Moms Panel!

    A theme park ticket is required if you have an Advanced Dining Reservation at any of the restaurants inside of the theme parks. 

    But no worries, Ryan, there are some wonderful restaurants located at the Resorts, Disney Springs, and Disney's Boardwalk. These locations do not require theme park admission and parking is complimentary. Parking is always free at Disney Springs with or without a dining reservation, but if you decide to dine at 1900 Park Fare at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort, Cape May Cafe at Disney's Beach Club, or at Chef Mickey's at Disney's Contemporary Resort, parking is free up to 3 hours. 

    Alos, Advanced Dining Reservations can be made 180 days in advanced whether you are staying at a Walt Disney World Resort or not!

    Happy planning, Ryan! If you have more questions about your upcoming Disney vacation, please stop by and visit with the Disney Parks Moms Panel again soon!

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Meet the Panelist: Korliss, Alabama

My love for all things Disney developed at the age of three from my parents. Today, my Prince, Princess, husband, and extended family share my passion for Walt Disney World too. I am excited to share my passion with you, as I help you plan your next Disney vacation.  Learn More About Korliss

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