• On Feb 23, 2017
    Alexis from AL 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 eating at a restaurant in a parks resort area, must you use a park ticket to get into the resort area?

    Hi Alexis,

    Dining at the Walt Disney World can be fun, unique and always delicious!

    The only time you need a park ticket is when you are entering one of the four major parks or the two water parks. If you want to visit a resort, you absolutely can without using a ticket to the parks. Many guests tour resorts during the holidays to see the amazing decorations.

    The resorts have some of my favorite dining experiences including the Wilderness Lodge's Whispering Canyon Café or the Animal Kingdom's Lodge's Jiko - The Cooking Place.

    Wishing you a magical vacation!
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