• On Mar 15, 2016
    Diane from IA 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.

    Do you need ADR for Whispering Canyon Sept 24? We would like to eat there the day we arrive but don't want to get stuck paying a no show fee if something would happen with our flight.

    Hi, Diane!

    There is no guarantee that a table will be available without having a dining reservation.  If you do not want to book ahead of time, I would check your My Disney Experience app on your smart phone as soon as you land in Florida, once you know you are able to make it to dinner. Based on availability you can book a table right on your phone which is super convenient.

    You can just show up at the podium and hope for the best, but the Whispering Canyon Cafe is often completely booked so you would be taking that chance. I would probably try around 8:00 if I was going to attempt dining here without a reservation.

    This is one of my favorite dining locations so I hope you are able to make it for dinner!  Good luck!


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Meet the Panelist: Cathy, Ohio

Hi, I'm Cathy from Cleveland. I love to travel, especially in the winter to escape the snow and cold of Ohio! My husband and 2 kids share my enthusiasm for travel, so we enjoy our adventures together whether it is hiking at a National Park, sailing on a Disney Cruise Ship, or going to Walt Disney World which is our home away from home. My husband proposed to me in front of Cinderella Castle and we have not stopped visiting ever since! It's a blast helping guests here at planDisney! 
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