Mom And Daughter Resort Room
  • On Mar 31, 2010
    Marlana from IN Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Returning to Disney this October and would like to do a dinner show this time. Which would be best to take a 16 yr old boy and a 2 yr old boy to? I was thinking that Mickey's Backyard BBQ would be best, but I'm just not sure.

    Marlana,

    I'm biased.  I admit this up front.  However, I absolutely love the Hoop-De-Doo Revue (and so does my family!)  My daughters are now 3, 5 and 7 and this is a must-do for us.  It is hands-down our favorite Disney dinner show, and we like it so much that we won't even go back to the others.

    Mickey's Backyard BBQ offers really great character interaction, which I think your 2-year-old would love.  The children dance and play with the characters and they get a lot more personal time together than they do at ordinary character meals.  However, I do feel it is a more young-child oriented event and I'm afraid your 16-year-old son might be bored.  The thrill is wearing off for my 7-year-old.

    The HDD, on the other hand, is a draw for children of all ages.  The food is excellent, the service is fun, and the some is hysterical.  Though we've seen it a dozen times and almost know it by heart, we never fail to laugh and get into the spirit.  It's corny, campy, good family fun, and I highly recommend visiting at least once.

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Meet the Panelist: Heather, Kentucky

I'm a member of the original 2008 Moms Panel and am happy to be back again to help you plan! We are DVC members who visit 2-3 times per year with our 3 young daughters, and I am only one visit away from being able to say I've stayed in every Disney resort! Learn More About Heather

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