New Flavors and Enchanted Wishes Join a Stellar Collection of Disney Character Dining Experiences

 1900 Park Fare returns to Disney’s Grand Floridian giving guests more choices and flexibility to enjoy character dining across Walt Disney World Resort

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (April 9, 2024) – The iconic 1900 Park Fare restaurant is opening its doors once again at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa on April 10, revealing a refreshed look, delectable dishes and beloved characters who celebrate the power of wishes.

A new look for the dining room pays homage to the late Victorian period, with art reminiscent of this golden era. Carousel theming is woven throughout the decor, recalling carefree times spent in gardens and fairgrounds enjoying jolly times outdoors.

The reopening is the latest in a series of grand touches that have come to Disney’s Grand Floridian, as the beautiful resort continues to be transformed into a beacon of storybook charm.

Dining with character

Guests can meet Princess Tiana dressed for adventure and Aladdin in his princely finest, along with Mirabel and Cinderella, as they make appearances during breakfast and dinner service.

Timeless dishes, like the famous Strawberry Soup, will return for both breakfast and dinner service. For morning meals, guests can look forward to a scrumptious array of dishes, including Beef and Potato Hash, Cinnamon Pull-apart Bread, Classic Eggs Benedict, Cheesy Potato Casserole, and so much more.

At dinner, tuck into Tiana’s Gumbo with Spicy Andouille Sausage, Peel-n-Eat Shrimp, Porchetta with Hunter’s Sauce, and myriad other delectable dishes.

Reservations for 1900 Park Fare are currently open on the My Disney Experience app and

Character dining at Walt Disney World Resort

With the reopening of 1900 Park Fare, guests have more options for reserving a Disney character dining experience, with 12 uniquely themed restaurants found across Walt Disney World Resort. An array of dining options, including all-you-care-to-enjoy buffets, prix fixe menus and family-style dining, offer guests of all ages flexibility and are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner depending on location. Of course, the best part is meeting and snapping photos with favorite Disney friends along the way.

Whether indulging in a feast fit for royalty or enjoying a beachy breakfast with beloved characters, guests can immerse themselves in character dining experiences across Walt Disney World. Guests can also take advantage of the convenience and flexibility of prepaid meals and snacks with dining plans when booking a Character Dining Experience and using the Disney Dining Plan.

Here are theme park and resort locations that offer character dining:

Disney Resort Hotels

Chef Mickey’s at Disney’s Contemporary Resort – This beloved destination offers an all-you-care-to-enjoy dining experience where guests can meet Disney pals and create unforgettable moments right in the heart of the resort. (breakfast and dinner)

‘Ohana at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort – ‘Ohana means family, and the Best Friends Breakfast featuring Lilo & Stitch invites guests to start their day by feasting on a family-style spread that includes both Mickey Mouse and Stitch waffles. Breakfast also includes fun photo opps and autograph signings. (breakfast only)

Story Book Dining at Artist Point with Snow White at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge – Guests can savor a delicious dinner where characters from the Disney animated classic “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” make appearances for an enchanting forest-themed dining experience. (dinner only)

Topolino’s Terrace – Flavors of the Riviera at Disney’s Riviera Resort – Guests can enjoy Breakfast à la Art with Mickey & Friends adorned in exclusive outfits offering an art themed dining experience at this picturesque rooftop restaurant. (breakfast only)

Cape May Cafe at Disney’s Beach Club Resort – Head to Minnie’s Beach Bash Breakfast with Minnie Mouse and some of her friends for a delightful buffet experience with beloved characters who appear in their beachy best. (breakfast only)

Walt Disney World Theme Parks

Cinderella’s Royal Table at Magic Kingdom Park – Enjoy a regal banquet inside the iconic Cinderella Castle. Surrounded by majestic architecture and enchanting ambiance. Guests enjoy visits with Disney Princesses. Tiaras and glittering gowns are optional, although young guests are encouraged to dress up for the occasion. (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

The Crystal Palace at Magic Kingdom Park – Guests can enjoy scrumptious fare while meeting Winnie the Pooh and friends from the Hundred-Acre Wood for photos and autographs. (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Akershus Royal Banquet Hall at EPCOT – Inside the Norway Pavilion, Akershus Royal Banquet Hall offers dining with Disney Princesses in a medieval castle setting befitting a royal meal. (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Garden Grill Restaurant at EPCOT – Located in the World Nature neighborhood, Garden Grill Restaurant offers character dining experiences with Chip ‘n’ Dale and other Disney pals, as guests enjoy family-style dining with vibrant views of the Living with the Land attraction. (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Hollywood & Vine at Disney’s Hollywood Studios – Join popular Disney Junior stars for breakfast at Hollywood & Vine, and experience Minnie’s Seasonal Dining during lunch and dinner, featuring delightful celebrations with beloved Disney characters. While Minnie’s Seasonal Dining takes place all year long, the theme of the celebration changes throughout the year. (breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Tusker House Restaurant at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park – Step into the lively Harambe Marketplace atmosphere, where guests can enjoy buffet favorites and encounter Donald Duck and friends on their safari adventure. (breakfast and dinner)

To dine at a table service restaurant, a confirmed dining reservation for the total number of guests – regardless of age – is highly recommended. Theme park reservations may be required based on admission type. Dining reservations do not guarantee access to a park, and Park Hopper benefits are subject to capacity limitations. Theme park admission is required to dine at restaurants located inside theme parks, and is not included in the price of the meal.

Guests with a valid Disney Resort hotel reservation can make dining reservations for their entire length of stay 60 days in advance of arrival (for up to a 10-night stay). All other guests can make dining reservations 60 days in advance.

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