Mom And Son Safari
  • On Feb 28, 2012
    Janette from MD Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Hi moms! By happenstance my son will celebrate his 7th BDAY at MK. It will also be our family's 1st trip and we have 2 other girls 5 and2. Im excited for my DS to spend his day at DW and of course incorporate that. Any advice doing that on budget?

    Hi Janette,

    First trips are extra magical in my opinion.  How exciting that your family's first Walt Disney World vacation overlaps with your pirate's seventh birthday!  You won't need to do or spend much to make him feel super special.  First, I'd recommend picking up some free "first visit" buttons for your entire family at Guest Relations at whichever park you visit first.  While you are there, be sure to get a "Happy Birthday" button for your son and have him wear it.  You'll be surprised how many cast members and guests wish him a magical day!  If you have made any advanced dining reservations for the big day, you may consider having a birthday cake delivered to your table.  You can order a custom cake (they range from small, simple and festive, to elaborate confectionary creations) by calling the Cake Hotline at 407-827-2253.  I think a character meal is a fantastic way to make birthdays extra special.  Chef Mickeys and Crystal Palace are two of my favorite places to celebrate.  If you are interested in booking a meal, be sure to make reservations up to 180 days in advance by calling 407-WDW-DINE.

    I hope your family has a wonderful trip, and that your son has a perfect Disney birthday!
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Meet the Panelist: Tanya, New Jersey

I am Tanya from FL, full-time mom to two fun-loving boys. I have an array of planning tips and believe I offer a unique perspective on how to make Disney an amazing adventure for individuals with a variety of needs and abilities. Learn More About Tanya

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