If you’re traveling in a Grand Gathering, you have the option to enjoy exclusive Walt Disney World’s Grand Gathering Experiences Available only for parties of 8 or more. Yes, these have an additional charge but they are wonderful experiences designed to delight everyone in your travel party. If you missed our first article discussing and Explanations and Tips of Disney’s Grand Gatherings just click the link.
International Dinner and IllumiNations Desert Reception: Enjoy a buffet dinner with international cuisine (from five different nations) while you are entertained with live music and storytelling. Keep an eye out for some of your favorite characters, you never know who might drop by! After dinner, your feast continues with a dessert buffet while you view “Illuminations: Reflections of Earth” from an exclusive reserved area.
Safari Celebration Dinner: At the end of the day you’ll be taken on a ride through Kilimanjaro Safari, followed by dinner at the Tusker House Restaurant. This African inspired meal is all you care to eat and is served family style. Don’t forget your cameras and autograph books because during dinner you’ll meet and great Mickey and all his safari friends.
Good Morning Gathering: Enjoy a family style, all you care to eat breakfast at Tony’s Town Square at the Magic Kingdom. Meet Mickey and all your favorite Disney characters, take pictures, get autographs and join your friends in a dance party! Tony himself hosts this magical breakfast and will give you preferred entry to Mickey’s PhilharMagic.
There is an additional charge for these Grand Gathering experiences, but the price is all inclusive, including gratuities. Rates vary by the experience and your travel dates. These experiences require advanced reservations and payment. Separate park admission is required for these events as is not included in the cost of the Grand Gathering experience. If you are on the Disney Dining Plan, you can utilize 2 of your table service credits per person for your Grand Gathering experience.
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