We may just be a few days into August, but the holidays will be here before we know it, and if you’re spending your time at WDW, you definitely want to start making your dining reservations if you haven’t already.
For Thanksgiving, you can find the classic turkey dinner served family-style at Liberty Tree Tavern in Magic Kingdom.
Over in Epcot, Akershus Royal Banquet Hall in Epcot serves traditional Norwegian meatballs and pan-seared salmon at Akershus Royal Banquet Hall in addition to the traditional offerings. Special Thanksgiving menus during lunch and dinner seatings will also be served at Biergarten Restaurant, Coral Reef Restaurant, Le Cellier Steakhouse, Tutto Itlalia Ristorante, Restaurant Marrakesh, Rose & Crown Dining Room, and Via Napoli Ristorante e Pizzeria, as well as quick service location Sunshine Seasons in The Land pavilion.
At Hollywood Studios, you’ll find holiday menus at Hollywood & Vine, 50’s Prime Time Café and The Hollywood Brown Derby. Over in Animal Kingdom, head to Tusker House Restaurant. At Downtown Disney/Disney Springs, they’ll be serving holiday fare at Planet Hollywood, Portobello Country Italian Tattoria, Wolfgang Puck Grand Café, Fulton’s Crab House and Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant. Resort hotels throughout WDW will also have special menus, such as Artist Point at Wilderness lodge, where they’ll also be serving roasted heirloom beets with candied walnuts and mulled apple cider. Holiday dining reservations can be made by calling 407-WDW-DINE
Looking ahead to Christmas, Candlelight Processional will be performed nightly three times each evening, 5:00, 6:45 and 8 p.m., from Nov. 27 to Dec. 30. Candlelight Processional Dinner Packages are on sale, and reservations can be made by calling 407-WDW-DINE. For the current lineup of narrators as well as pricing, please see additional information here.
If you’re heading to the resorts, be sure to visit the gingerbread displays. The Grand Floridian Resort will features their 16-foot-high Victorian gingerbread house in the lobby. The Beach Club hosts a gingerbread carousel in the entryway. The Contemporary and Boardwalk Inn have gingerbread holiday displays as well. The Wilderness Lodge and Animal Kingdom Lodge showcase towering Christmas trees in their lobbies.