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  • On Oct 16, 2010
    Andrea from KY 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.

    Hi! I am traveling to Disney World in March 2011 with my four year old son who loves mickey, toy story, cars, etc... while my husband and i have been many times this will be our son's first trip. any suggestions on character dining he might enjoy?

    Hi Andrea,

    Disney World through the eyes of your son will be the most magical visit you've experienced so far! His eyes are going to light up and your heart is going to melt.

    There are some amazing character dining locations throughout WDW. My sons both love Chef Mickey's at Disney's Contemporary Resort. This is a great place to meet Mickey and his pals. Its also a great place to eat - the buffet is awesome!

    The Crystal Palace inside the Magic Kingdom is also one of our favorites. Tigger, Pooh and the gang will spring over to your table during your meal. This location also has a yummy buffet.

    If your son like's Handy Manny and Special Agent Oso, Hollywood & Vine at Disney's Hollywood Studios may be just the ticket.

    Dining reservations can be made beginning 180 days prior to your trip. You can make reservations by calling 407-WDW-DINE or online by clicking here for character dining locations.

    Currently there are no character dining locations featuring the characters from Toy Story or Cars. However there are places in the parks to meet them in person. I recently answered some other questions on where to find them. Click here to see info on meeting characters from Toy Story and here to find Lightning McQueen and Tow Mater.

    Please let us know if you have other questions during your planning. You are going to have an awesome trip! Wishing you many magical memories on your son's first visit :-) 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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