I have a family of 35 people coming from WA state. This is our 1st time to DW. We fly in on Jan. 1st @ 5:30 pm. We have 12 adults, 9 teens, 14 under 10. My question is: Where is a good place to eat that we can see the fireworks? (kid friendly + FUN)
- Asked by Mindy from GA on 8/7/2008
A party with 35-awesome! I would contact Grand Gatherings to help you with your Advance Dining Reservations. You should do this soon as you are under the 180 day mark. Disney dining is 407-WDW-DINE.
Now for fireworks. Magic Kingdom... read more
We are having a grand gathering experience in October. Can we get photos taken when we are not all together? Like my Aunt and her family is at Animal Kingdom and we are at Epcot one day, will all our photos be on the CD?
- Asked by Angel from TN on 7/27/2008
Yes. When you purchase the Disney PhotoPass CD, you can input the code numbers from as many PhotoPass cards as you need to. So, if you have a card at the Magic Kingdom, and your aunt has another card at the Animal Kingdom, then you could combine... read more
Extended family is planning a Magical Gathering. We stayed at the Poly recently (loved it!) but DH wants to rent a house next time. Not sure what's involved in a "MG" and am worried that if we stay off-site we'll miss some of the festivities?
- Asked by Patti from LA on 7/10/2008
The Polynesian is such a fabulous resort! I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit.You'll find more information on Magical Gatherings at this link. In order to participate in the offerings of a Grand Gathering (party of 8 or more),... read more
My entire family is planning a reunion at WDW in Jan 2009, we are all supposed to be staying at the Contemporary. Will it be difficult for us to do some things together such as eating at certain restaurants?
- Asked by JODI from KY on 5/8/2008
Hi Jodi! Absolutely not! You have plenty of time to plan. Most Walt Disney World eateries accept reservations 180 days in advance. You have that down pat as you already know almost 9 months in advance you will be there. I have planned dining for... read more
I am heading to disney in October. 32 people are in my party. How hard is it going to be to book dinner reservations for this. We are a grand gathering, however, I thought that if you were a grand gathering you would get preference. any suggestions?
- Asked by MaryAnn from CT on 4/1/2008
Hi MaryAnn! I think that you should call and speak with the folks at Grand Gatherings directly. It's not so much as you "get preference" but you want the restaurants to be prepared for your arrival. Some of the smaller restaurants like Bistro De... read more