Mom And Son Giraffe
  • On Jul 6, 2009
    Michele from OH Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Going to DW in Aug. with 9 yr old daughter. She would like to see sleeping beauty.There r only a few dining reservations @ Cinderella's table. Should I make my itenerary revolve around what reservations are left or eat at another place.First time @ DW

    Hi Michele,

    Thank you for coming to the Moms Panel :-)

    Sleeping Beauty (Aurora) can often be seen at Cinderella's Royal Table but it's not guaranteed that she'll be there when you visit. I would hate to see you book a reservation there that doesn't really suit your plans and then Aurora wasn't there. What I suggest is that you try and meet Aurora elsewhere, she can often be found in the Hall of Fame Tent in Magic Kingdom's Toontown. There is a Princess meet and greet area there and you can ask a Cast Member (Disney employee) when she'll be available to meet. Another place we've always found Aurora is in France in Epcot, we've seen her in the gardens but if it's raining she can be found inside. Again you can ask a Cast Member when and where she'll be appearing. Also in Epcot is the Norwegian restaurant Akershus, similar Princesses appear here as at the Royal Table, so although Aurora is not guaranteed it is a lot cheaper than the Castle and only requires 1 dining plan credit plus as it's not so popular it's easier to get a reservation that may fit your plans better.

    Have a great trip and don't forget your camera and autograph book when you meet Aurora,

    Jo
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Meet the Panelist: Jo,

Hi, I’m Jo, a stay-at-home Mum from England.  I am married to a PGA golfer and we have 2 children.  We enjoy every aspect of Walt Disney World and agree that it is by far our favourite holiday destination. The girls excitedly help me plan every trip. Learn More About Jo

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