• On Aug 29, 2016
    Cristi from ID 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 visiting Disney World for the first time with our family of four and my parents in October and didn't realize you can book dining so early in the year. Is there a waiting list for dining or do you have suggestions for character dining?

    Hi Cristi!

    Thanks for your question. Your trip to Walt Disney World will be here before you know it. Be sure to schedule your Advanced Dining Reservations as soon as possible. Although there is not a waiting list, my advice would be to book online or by calling (407) 939-5277. If you have trouble getting the reservations you want, do not give up. Because Guests plans are always changing, something may open up at the places you would like.

    My family loves Character Dining, too, and we have a couple of favorites. Chef Mickey's at Disney's Contemporary Resort is one of them. Not only is it fun to dine with Mickey and Friends, the food is delicious! The Crystal Palace at Magic Kingdom is another place that is top on our list when we visit. We love to start our day off there with Winnie the Pooh and Friends!

    Please stop back by if there is anything else we can do to help you with your planning. I'm so excited for you to make some magical memories! Have a wonderful day!

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Meet the Panelist: Nancy, Utah

Hi, I'm Nancy. I'm a mother to 8, grandmother to 9 and just about to celebrate 36 years of marriage to one amazing guy! There are few things that make me happier than spending time with my family and nowhere I would rather do that than at Walt Disney World. I'm so excited to help you with your questions about planning your own magical vacations and to share my ideas of how you can make your own special Disney memories that you will cherish forever and ever!  Learn More About Nancy

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