• On Mar 7, 2016
    Eric from CA 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.

    We are traveling dec 20th thru 28th when does are 180day window open for Dining? And do i need to book EST? As we are in Ca, thanks

    Hello, Eric,

    How great that you are planning a holiday trip to Walt Disney World!  All the holiday decorations throughout the parks and resorts make it such a lovely and beautiful experience for guests.  

    With your arrival date of December 20, 2016, you can begin making dining reservations on June 23, 2016. If you are a Disney resort guest, you'll be able to make 10 days worth of reservations at that time (just make sure your reservation is included in your MyDisneyExperience). The online reservations open at 6:00 AM EST, so you can begin making reservations at that time.  I'd encourage you to start with the restaurants that are your highest priority (especially for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day) first rather than working through your dining plans chronologically.

    If you have any specific questions about any restaurants, please let us know.  We are happy to help! 

    Wishing you a trip filled with many unforgettable moments.  -Kara
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Meet the Panelist: Kara, Nebraska

I’m a high school teacher with a family of 3 sons who have grown up through Disney. I am known by friends as the Star Wars loving Disney Nerd who always wants to serve up tips and ideas of how to make visits to Walt Disney World special and magical.

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