Exclusive Disney dining package sold out more than a month in advance



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There are several events that guests can book exclusive dining packages for, whether it’s a parade, night show, or fireworks. These packages provide guests with several perks including a meal, dessert, and credentials to access exclusive viewing areas depending on location and package purchased. However, there is one particular event for which meal plans sold out more than a month before it took place.

Plaza Inn at Disneyland Park
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We are talking about the Plaza Inn dinner package with reserved viewing for the 4th of July fireworks. While the fireworks shows at Disneyland Resort are always memorable, there are few things more exciting and moving for visitors than being able to see the sky light up above Sleeping Beauty’s Castle during a special holiday, such as New Year’s Eve and, of course, the 4th of July.

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The package offered an all-in-one meal plan with reserved viewing for the spectacular 4th of July fireworks display, a tribute to the stars and stripes set to patriotic music. Slots for food times were 6:30-8:30pm, all being full at this time. Guests with a valid restaurant reservation will be granted accreditation for the reserved viewing area for the July 4 fireworks show, which will occur at 9:30 p.m. on July 4, according to the entertainment calendar website. Disneyland. Prices for this package were $75 per guest (10+) and $45 per guest (3-9), excluding taxes and tip.

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More details on this meal plan, on the official Disneyland website:

All catering packages include:

  • A starter for dinner, a specialty drink and an individual dessert
  • A lanyard and proof of identity
  • Space reserved for the fireworks viewing area

Guests (10 years and over) Meal Package Menu

  • Appetizing Slow Roasted BBQ Pork
  • Fried boneless chicken thigh
  • smoked sausage
  • watermelon wedge
  • Small ear of corn
  • Coleslaw
  • Mac and sharp cheddar cheese
  • Little bread
  • Individual classic apple pie
  • specialty drink
  • Choice of drink: 20 oz. fountain drink or 20 oz. Dasani Water

Guests (3 to 9 years old) Meal plan Menu

  • Chicken Tenders
  • Mac and sharp cheddar cheese
  • Fresh watermelon salad
  • Small ear of corn
  • Little bread
  • Individual classic apple pie
  • specialty drink
  • Choice of drink: small Dasani water or small low-fat milk

Unfortunately, as of June 7, no reservations are available for this exclusive dining package, and available reservations are likely sold out before that date. The official Disneyland website shows the following messages when you try to book a reservation for July 4th.

Availability of the Plaza Inn on July 4th afternoon
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Availability of the Plaza Inn on the evening of July 4
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Although it is no longer possible to make a reservation for this specific dining package, knowing all the details included with the various park offers will make us want to take advantage of this exclusive experience on our next trip.

Blue Bayou restaurant sign
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Other Disneyland-exclusive dining experiences are the Main Street Electrical Parade Dining Package, at the Plaza Inn, and the Fantasmic! Dining package, at River Belle Terrace, and soon, at Blue Bayou Restaurant, which recently reopened.

Learn more about entertainment at Disneyland Resort

Disneyland currently offers many entertainment offers for visitors! World of Color is currently performing at Disney California Adventure, and at Disneyland Park guests can enjoy the Electric Main Street Parade and Disneyland Forever fireworks that light up the night. Fantastic ! also returned on May 28, and guests can once again travel through the imagination with Mickey Mouse at Rivers of America. The Tale of The Lion King is temporarily canceled due to Cast Members calling in sick, but performances will surely resume soon at Disneyland Park’s Fantasyland Theater!

Disneyland Park is currently making significant upgrades to several attractions, with Pirates of the Caribbean closed for renovations and Tarzan’s Treehouse awaiting a complete reimagining. Toontown is also gearing up for a massive change that will be revealed in 2023 with the reopening of the land and the debut of Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway. However, there is still so much for guests to do! Walking to Sleeping Beauty’s castle is always a dream, especially when you can step inside and relive the story of Aurora and Maleficent. Classics like “It’s a Small World”, Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride, The Haunted Mansion, Matterhorn Bobsleds, Splash Mountain, and more will make you feel the magic and have you craving a churro! Plus, now at Disneyland, visitors can enjoy Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge for Blue Milk or Green Milk and ride Rise of the Resistance and Smuggler’s Run.

Have you ever experienced an exclusive dining package at Disneyland Park? Let us know in the comments below!




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