EPCOT; Mother and Son; Spaceship Earth
  • On Apr 16, 2012
    Angel from IL 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.

    Can we make reservations for character dining or any other restaurant if we are not staying at a WDW resort?

    Hi, Angel! Guests do NOT have to stay on-site to make dining reservations.  All meals, including character dining, are open to anyone.  I suggest you make your Advance Dining Reservations as soon as you can (up to 180 days prior to your arrival date).  As you get closer to your travel time, there will be fewer and fewer open spots.  You can make your reservations online on the Where to Eat page, or by calling (407) WDW-DINE or (407) 939-3463.  Happy planning and have a Magical vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Krista, Tennessee

My husband and I have a 16 year-old daughter and an 14 year-old son and over a decade's worth of Disney traditions and memories. We try new experiences each trip, so we have experienced many "extras" in and out of the parks. Learn More About Krista

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