Walt Disney World character dining is one of the greatest park thrills for many children. Character dining is highly sought after so advance reservations are mandatory to make sure you’re not disappointed.
However, restaurants offering advance reservations charge a per- person cancellation fee for reservations cancelled after the designated cancellation period,and for no shows. Pay close attention to the cancellation policy provided at the time of booking and in your email confirmation. For just in case.
The Magic Kingdom has numerous character dining opportunities at breakfast and lunch.
Receive a personal welcome and photo op with Cinderella herself when arriving at Cinderella’s Royal Table in the banquet hall of Cinderella’s Castle. Disney Princesses continue to circulate among the tables during the meals. This is one of the most elaborate of the character dining experiences. Available for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The Crystal Palace Restaurant on Main Street USA featuress a character buffet and a separate all-you-care-to-eat extravaganza.
Character dining is also offered at the Contemporary Resort, Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Swan Resort, Contemporary Resort and Polynesian Resort.
The Tusker House Restaurant features meals 3 times a day with Safari Donald Duck and friends for traditional American dishes and those with a distinct African influence.
Princess Storybook dining breakfast, lunch and dinner at the Akershus Royal Banquet Hall in the Norway Pavilion.
Chip ‘n’ Dale appear at The Garden Grill Restaurant;a rotating restaurant with character dining at harvest-inspired feast.
The Sunset Showcase hosts the Club Villain fun dance-and-dine event featuring New Orleans fare including tender beef strip loin, Voodoo sticky “pig wings” and Andouille sausage, tomato, okra and onions over creamy polenta accompanied by specialty alcoholic drinks, beer and wine. Very expensive,
Dine with Mickey and Minnie at Hollywood and Vine and then enjoy the Fantasmic nighttime show.This is a package event.
The Hollywood and Vine restaurant offers two other character dining opportunities with Minnie and Disney Junior pals.
Fort Wilderness Resort
Mickey’s Backyard BBQ in the open air Pavilion features an all-you-care-to-enjoy BBQ with dancing led by Disney characters.
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Grand Floridian Resort & Spa at the 1900 Park Fare buffet restaurant include breakfast, tea time and dinner.
Polynesian Village Resort’s character dining venue is the ‘Ohana Restaurant
Disney’s Beach Club Resort offers breakfast with Minnie Mouse and a seafood dinner at the Cape May Cafe.
Disney’s Contemporary Resort features a Chef Mickey buffet and storybook time
with Mickey and Minnie at Chef Mickey’s restaurant.
Walt Disney World Swan Hotel features character dining and other events in The Garden Grove.
Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World hosts the Good Morning Breakfast with Goofy and pals in the Ravello restaurant,