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  • On Nov 9, 2011
    Raquel from AR Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    My son will be celebrating his 6th birthday at Disney World. I have planned to celebrate at Chef Mickey's. Does anyone have any suggestions to make this birthday unforgettable?

    Hi Raquel,

    Disney World is the perfect place to celebrate a 6th birthday!

    Pirates are always a favorite at that age. Click here for some pirate themed suggestions.

    If he loves Star Wars, you could plan to visit Disney's Hollywood Studios (DHS) & check out the Jedi Training Academy - click here for more info. He may also enjoy a visit to Tatooine Traders located next to Star Tours where he can build his own lightsaber. You can also do this at Once Upon A Toy at Downtown Disney.

    If you visit DHS during evening Extra Magic Hours (EMH), be sure to visit the Disney Junior Dance Party where he can dance the night away with some of the stars from Disney Junior. They were also doing balloon animals when we were there (no charge - gotta like that).

    Chef Mickey's is a cool place for a celebration. Did you mention that he'll be celebrating his birthday when you made your Advanced Dining Reservation (ADR)?  If not, you can tell them when you arrive. You can request a celebration cake when you arrive for your reservation. You can also order a specialty cake by calling 407-827-2253. ADRs are required & cakes must be ordered at least 48 hours prior to your reservation.

    For a personal touch, contact the Disney Floral & Gifts Department. You can visit them online at or call them at 407-WDW-GIFT.

    Be sure to pick up your son a "Happy Birthday" button at Guest Relations. Wishing your son minnie magical memories :-) Allison
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Meet the Panelist: Allison, Georgia

I'm a Disney-fanatic! I made my first trip to Disney World the year it opened and have grown up crazy for all things Disney. As the Mom of a son with Cerebral Palsy, I love providing recommendations for families traveling with a special needs member. Learn More About Allison

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