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Disney World Birthday Celebrations



If you’re looking for a special way to celebrate a birthday at Disney World, there are a number of options to choose from.

Goofy Party Central

Goofy's Candy Company in Downtown Disney offers birthday parties for guests.  For pricing, call 407-WDW-BDAY.

You can choose from two themes:

Goofy's Scien-Terrific Birthday Bash features:

  • Special glow glasses
  • Treat of your choice to decorate
  • Autographed pix of Goofy
  • Party Balloon
  • Goofy Glacier build-a-cup and glacier of your choice
  • Goofy games to play

The birthday child receives a special Goofy gumball machine and a mylar balloon

Perfectly Princess Party features:

  • Special glow necklace
  • Treat of your choice to decorate
  • Autographed pix of Cinderella
  • Party Balloon
  • Goofy Glacier build-a-cup and glacier of your choice
  • Perfectly Princess games to play

The birthday child receives a crown, sash, a boxed glass slipper and mylar balloon

The parties are held in Goofy's Candy Company party room in Downtown Disney's Marketplace and include:

  • Invitations and Thank you notes for all guests
  • 2 party hosts

The parties are an hour and a half long and guests must be age 3 and older.

For reservations call:  407-WDW-BDAY. Certain restrictions apply

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Birthday Fireworks Cruises

For a memorable celebration, you can book a fireworks cruise for either Epcot's Illuminations or the Magic Kingdom's Wishes fireworks. More Info


Birthday/Special Occasion Cakes


Disney Restaurants:
Six-inch cakes are available at most Disney full serve restaurants for birthdays and anniversaries. Other cakes are also available and must be ordered in advance by contacting the individual restaurant.

The six-inch celebration cake is $21.00 (plus tax and gratuity.) These do not require advance notice and can be requested at the podium of the full serve restaurant.

If you want a personalized, custom made cake, you can order it via the Cake Hotline: 407-827-2253. This requires 48 hours advance notice.

Disney Resorts:
If you are staying at a Walt Disney World Resort, you can order a Celebration Cake to be delivered to your room through room service or through the resort guest services.

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Free Birthday Perks at Disney World


  • Inform Cast Members/Travel Agent when you book your reservation that it is a Birthday celebration and provide them with the name and age of the Birthday child.
  • Let your Resort know when you check-in. Sometimes they will do something special for your child ranging from autographed character pictures to balloons in your room. This does not always happen but we have heard of many instances where it has.
  • Disney birthday buttonVisit ‘City Hall’ on Main Street in the Magic Kingdom, ‘Guest Services' in EPCOT, 'Guest Services' in Disney's Hollywood Studios and ‘Guest Services’ in the Animal Kingdom for a ‘"IT'S MY BIRTHDAY" button. This always generates special attention from the Cast Members in the Parks. Click Here to the other celebration buttons you can choose from.
  • Make sure your child has an ‘Autograph Book’ when they wear the button. They will receive special Birthday greetings from the Characters.
  • Tell the server about the Birthday at all meals on this day. They will bring a decorated cupcake to the table (sit-down dining only) with a candle in it.
  • If you are staying at a ‘Disney Resort’, contact the front desk and request a special birthday phone call for your child from a Disney Character.
  • Purchase a passport in EPCOT to have stamped in each country around the ‘World Showcase’ and make sure the Cast Members who signs it know it’s your child’s Birthday. They will receive Birthday greetings in many different languages.
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