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Walt Disney World Dining



If you're going to celebrate New Year's in Walt Disney World, think about making dining reservations. All of the theme parks will be extremely busy with long lines and limited seating at the counter serve venues.

Special Dining Available on New Year's Eve


Disney Springs:

Disney Resorts New Year's Eve Events
Disney's Contemporary Resort - New for 2018!

Pixar Party: A New Year’s Eve Celebration (8 p.m.-12:15 a.m.)

This New Year’s Eve, welcome in 2019 with a festive, family-friendly frolic through some childhood joys during Pixar Party: A New Year’s Eve Celebration at Disney’s Contemporary Resort.

Sarge from Pixar Animation Studios’ Toy Story films will welcome you as you arrive at the second floor of the resort. Once inside, you will discover spaces that have been transformed with scenes from beloved Pixar movies.

Highlights of the evening include:

Tickets are $190 per person, including tax and gratuity.

Disney Countdown to Midnight (8 p.m.-12:15 a.m.)

This New Year’s Eve, dress up and party during Disney Countdown to Midnight – an evening of dining, dancing, and enchantment in the Fantasia Ballroom at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. Come discover a world sparkling with magic – everything from a Mickey Mouse mirror ball to Disney Character topiaries – as you move and groove to the high-energy New Year’s Bash Band and a live DJ providing music all night long.

Other highlights of the evening include:

Tickets are $275, including tax and gratuity.

Ink and Paint Club experience (7 p.m.-12:15 a.m.)

Offered only as a VIP enhancement to the Disney Countdown to Midnight party and located adjacent to the Fantasia Ballroom at Disney’s Contemporary Resort, this special reception begins prior to the opening of the main event. At the Ink and Paint Club, guests will step back in time into a vintage Disney Animation-inspired room with silver Chiavari chairs, metallic tables and references to classic Disney Animation filling the room. Ticketed guests can visit the lounge throughout the evening, starting with a featured reception from 7-8 p.m.

Highlights of this special reception include:

Disney Ink & Paint Club is only available as a part of an enhanced ticket that includes access to both the Disney Countdown to Midnight and the Ink & Paint Club for $450 total per guest. Access to Ink & Paint Club must be purchased concurrently with the Disney Countdown to Midnight ticket and cannot be added on at a later date.

New Year’s Eve at California Grill’s 80s Throwback Bash

Ring in the New Year with incredible delicacies, dancing, music, surprise guests, and the perfect spot to watch Magic Kingdom fireworks.

Kick off the night with palate pleasers from the following stations:

A live DJ will be on-hand to take guests down memory lane with tunes from the 80s. Mickey, Minnie, Baby New Year Donald, and Father Time Goofy will pay a visit too.

Be sure to head over to the photo booth to snap some pics with fun party props, then share on social media using our special event hashtag. At midnight, ring in the new year with a champagne toast and spectacular view of the fireworks show in Magic Kingdom park!

To purchase tickets for any of the above events, call (407) WDW-DINE.

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa:

Narcoossee's - Two dinner seatings will be offered; the first will be between 4:45 and 8:00 p.m. and the second will be between 8:30 to 11:55 p.m. During the first seating, a four-course menu will be available. The second seating is five courses. A pre-set holiday menu will be served; regular menu items are not offered during this event. The price for the first seating is $211.65 for adults and $93.18 for children ages 3-9. The price for the second seating is $342.38 for adults and $124.50 for children ages 3-9, tax and gratuity included on all listed prices.

Victoria & Albert's - A butler-served dinner (prix fixe menu) will feature eight courses with wine pairings, plus two dessert courses. A harpist will entertain and guests will go home with a personalized menu and a long-stem rose (for the ladies). Seatings are between 6-7:45 p.m. $600 per person.

Disney’s BoardWalk - Dinner and Dancing Under the Sea


Flying Fish - Guests can ring in 2019 at Flying Fish with two dinner seatings. The first seating is from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. The second seating, which includes a Sustainable Seafood Tower, is from 8:30 p.m. -10:00 p.m.

First seating: $121.75 for adults, $65.32 for children (including tax and gratuity)
Second seating: $153.51 for adults, $83.64 for children (including tax and gratuity)

New Year’s Eve 2018 Menu





INTERMEZZO (2nd Seating Only)


For reservations, call (407) 939-2398.

Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

Mickey’s New Year’s Eve BBQ - Join Mickey, Minnie, and their friends for a family-friendly barbecue at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground as they ring in the new year at Mickey’s New Year’s Eve BBQ. During this special finger-licking, foot-stomping barbeque event, guests can feast on mouth-watering items such as Bacon Jam Burger Sliders grilled on site, Wagon Wheel Mac’n’Cheese for the kiddos, and Mini S’mores served in Mason Jars! In addition to this all-you-care-to-enjoy BBQ spread, enjoy the sounds of a live bluegrass band and a DJ. After dinner, cowpokes can mosey on over to the dance floor for line dancing led by Disney Friends! Then it's time to count down to midnight and watch the world-famous Magic Kingdom fireworks from a special viewing area. (SOLD OUT)

Fort Wilderness New Year’s Eve Beach Party - Guests can ring in the new year from Clementine’s Beach at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground – a new dessert party serving up delicious sweets and specialty beverages with beautiful views of the Seven Seas Lagoon and the fireworks spectacular from Magic Kingdom Park. Kick off your evening by indulging in an assortment of freshly prepared desserts, seasonal fruits, cheeses, and refreshments - including beer and wine. The party will take place on December 31, 2018, from 10:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. on January 1, 2019. Cost is $99 per adult and $59 per child (ages 3 to 9) not including tax; gratuity not included or required.

To book, visit Disneyworld.com/dine or call (407) WDW-DINE.

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotels (2018 Details!):

Garden Grove - dinner

Il Mulino - dinner

Shula's Steak House - dinner

bluezoo - dinner


Atlantic Dance Hall @ BoardWalk (over 21 only)

Date: 12/31/18

Time: 8:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.

Event Admission = $75 (tax and gratuity not included)

Atlantic Dance Hall at Disney’s BoardWalk invites you to ring in the new year with rockin’ music, tasty treats, high spirits and an enchanting dash of Disney magic. Dance the night away while you enjoy tasty treats such as antipasto and charcuterie, plus a late night dipping station. Also, fill up on cheeseburger spring rolls, pork pot stickers, vegetable samosa, and a create-your-own slider and taco bar. In addition, you can celebrate the new year with complimentary party hats and horns, a view of the sensational Epcot fireworks, and a champagne toast at midnight. Guests must be 21 years or older with valid ID to enter.

For reservations, call (407) WDW-DINE.

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