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When is the best time to eat dinner in Disneyland?

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When is the best time to eat dinner in Disneyland?

Hi, I would like to make a couple of dinner reservations for me and my 6-year old daughter (one for the hotel where we are staying, second one for the Blue Lagoon in the park). I know that the castle is being lit up at 7 pm (Candleabration). Is it worth waiting to see it and then have our supper or would you recommend to eat first and then go into the park and see the ceremony? Thanks a lot.

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1. Re: When is the best time to eat dinner in Disneyland?

You need to check what times the park is closing on the day you are there as if you have reservations towards closing times I have heard from friends that very often the restaurant is quiet and they are tidying up and preparing to close.

You might find after a long day in the park you are ready to eat a bit earlier when you have your Blue Lagoon meal.

For your hotel meal I would suggest watching the candleabration and then heading to your hotel after - so making your reservation 7.45pm onwards.

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2. Re: When is the best time to eat dinner in Disneyland?


I have just got back - the lighting of candles at 7pm is most definately worth watching - it was great.

The main parade is at 4pm - this is great too. Haloween parade about 3.40pm.

Park closes at 7pm weekdays and either 9 or 10pm on weekends.

If you stay in a Disney hotel you get access from 8am instead of 10am when it opens to public - worth doing for the busy rides.

Be aware of the Spanish - they will push in and the French too - Spanish in my experience are the worst of all.

Forget you are British for a while and when in Rome (well Paris - lol)


I want to live in the castle :-)

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