Christmas Eve Dining Reservations At Walt Disney World Resort Now Open

Christmas Tree Cookie Stack

If you’re hoping to celebrate Christmas Eve with a hearty meal at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel or theme park, the good news is here. As of today, October 25th, the Walt Disney World Resort has opened dining reservations for Christmas Eve across its various restaurants.

Booking Your Yuletide Dinner

Christmas at Magic Kingdom

Walt Disney World dining reservations can be scheduled at table service restaurants 60 days in advance. This means that Christmas Eve dining reservations are now available for all restaurants at Walt Disney World Resort hotels and parks. The reservation window opens daily at approximately 6:00 a.m. ET.

More Festive Opportunities

In addition to Christmas Eve, other special dining reservation dates are on the horizon. Christmas Day dining reservations will open on October 26th, while New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day dining reservations will open on November 1st and 2nd, respectively.

Reserving Your Spot

Updated Walt Disney World Dining Reservation System 3

Guests can secure their dining reservations on the official Walt Disney World website or through the My Disney Experience app.

Disney’s Holiday Celebrations

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party - 2023

Beyond dining, there are plenty of festive events to look forward to. Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, a separately ticketed event at Magic Kingdom, will take place on select nights from November 9th through December 22nd.

Festival of the Holidays

The EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays will commence on November 24th and run through December 30th, 2023.

Jollywood Nights at Walt Disney World

For those seeking a unique holiday experience, Disney Jollywood Nights will be a separately ticketed holiday celebration at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. This event will include exclusive food and beverage options, stage shows, and elegant parties at both The Hollywood Brown Derby Restaurant and outside The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror attraction.

A Peek At The Festive Offerings

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party will feature Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks, Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration stage show in front of Cinderella Castle, Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade, and the “Frozen Holiday Surprise,” a new “Frozen”-inspired show.

Holiday Merchandise

Minnie and Mickey Plushes

This year’s Christmas merchandise is already available at Magic Kingdom. A new collection of festive merchandise was spotted at Disney Clothiers earlier this month.

As always, stay tuned to the DVC Shop blog to get all the latest developments from inside the Disney parks and around the Disney Vacation Club resorts!

Written by

Rachel Van Norman

Contributing Writer

Rachel fell deeply in love with all things Disney as a little girl. Now as a wife and a mother herself, she shares this Disney obsession with her son and everyone around her. From her love of princesses to eating all the Disney food, Rachel spends her time radiating Disney magic and keeping everyone up to date on Disney news.

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