Mom and daughter on Expedition Everest; Animal Kingdom
  • On Mar 7, 2009
    Alisha from TN 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.

    My family will be vacationing at Disney World in July, while there my daughter will be turning 7. I wanted my daughter to dine with the princess in the castle on her b-day. Do the characters just walk around or do they actually dine with the children?

    Hi, Alisha!  What a magical way to celebrate your little girl's birthday!  She will truly feel like a princess, dining in Cinderella castle!

    The characters do not actually sit and dine with you at the character meals.   For the most part, the characters will go from table to table, posing for photographs, signing autograph books, and participating in a little chit chat - especially with the children!  They typically spend a few minutes at each table, then they move on to another table.  Usually, by the time you are finished with your meal, you have seen all of the characters.

    I hope your little princess has a wonderful birthday celebration!  And just in case you need it, here is the phone number to make your advanced dining reservations 407-WDW-DINE. 
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Meet the Panelist: Anna, New Jersey

My name is Anna and I am a retired teacher with a J.D., a proud Navy wife with 30+ years of experience, mom to three daughters and a son-in-law, and grandmom to three tiny Disney fans. I have planned vacations for all sorts of special occasions and celebrations, but I really enjoy DVC vacations, helping military families, and assisting those with special dietary needs.    Learn More About Anna

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