For years, guests have been engaging in informal restaurant crawls around Walt Disney World’s resorts. Starting on December 2, Highway in the Sky Dine Around is making the progressive monorail meal an official event, featuring a five-course dinner spread across the three Magic Kingdom-area hotels.
WDW’s Highway in the Sky Dine Around will begin at Disney’s Contemporary Resort with complimentary valet parking and a check-in reception at The Wave… of American Flavors restaurant. Participants will mingle with fellow diners, enjoying a welcoming appetizer and specialty cocktail before setting off on their epicurean odyssey.
Dine Around guests will get priority boarding for the monorail throughout the evening as they make their way to the first stop at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort for a variety of island-inspired libations and appetizers.
Next, the monorail transports guests to the opulent Victorian-style Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. There, they’ll be escorted to the award-winning Cítricos restaurant for a special chef’s main course selection. Afterward, guests gather in the lobby to sip champagne and savor a selection of artisanal cheeses.
Finally, guests board the monorail once more to return to Disney’s Contemporary Resort for the culmination of their evening. Dine Around participants will retire to a private patio to enjoy an indulgent assortment of desserts, cordials and coffee. From this exclusive location, they’ll watch as the Wishes nighttime spectacular fireworks light up the night over Cinderella Castle.
Highway in the Sky Dine Around will cost $150 per person plus tax; gratuity is included. It will be offered on select Tuesday, Friday and Saturday evenings starting December 2, with no dine around offered between December 23 and 31. Disney Dining Plan entitlements may not be redeemed for this event. and discounts and promotions are not valid for this event.
For reservations, call 407-WDW-DINE or visit this webpage, and watch this 2014 episode of Photo Finds for a tour of the Contemporary Resort when the dine around begins and ends: