“The Princess and the Frog” is the inspiration for “Down in New Orleans: A Disney New Year’s Eve Dining Experience.” This celebration will be held in the Grand Republic Ballroom, all beautifully decorated French Quarter style to transport you to the Big Easy.
This fine dining experience will feature flavors such as oyster beignets, smoked salmon mousse cones with caviar, Kobe beef tartare and sheep’s milk ricotta gnocchi. Signature dishes will include herb-crusted Louisiana redfish, crayfish etouffee, Balck Angus beef cooked two ways, braised short ribs and filet of beef with truffled celery root silk.
A N’awlins jazz band will entertain during dinner, joined later in the evening by a vocalist who will bring to life the Academy-Award-winning classics from the film. Guests will ring in 2018 watching the beautiful Magic Kingdom fireworks from a private viewing area. Hours are 7 p.m.-12:15 a.m.
New Year’s Eve Bash at Atlantic Dance Hall – Disney’s BoardWalk
Atlantic Dance Hall at Disney’s BoardWalk invites you to ring in the new year with rockin’ music, tasty treats, high spirits and an enchanting dash of Disney magic. Dance the night away while you enjoy tasty treats such as soft pretzels, churros, and other sweet and salty snacks. In addition, you can celebrate the new year with complimentary party hats and horns, a view of the sensational Epcot fireworks, and a champagne toast at midnight.
Doors open at 9 p.m. and guests must be 21 years or older with valid ID to enter.
Dinner and Dancing Under the Sea – Flying Fish at Disney’s BoardWalk
Kick off the new year at Flying Fish with Dinner and Dancing Under the Sea. Starting at 7 p.m., come enjoy a cocktail hour with scrumptious hor d’Oeurves and a gorgeous and delectable seafood display! Then take your seat for a spectacular family-style dinner spread with sustainable seafood offerings and accompaniments. You’ll also enjoy a complimentary character artist drawing throughout the night and the opportunity to dance all night long to the tunes of a live 3-piece jazz band, and at midnight, toast to the new year with champagne and a midnight celebration! Guests of this exclusive event will also have the opportunity to hop on over to the Atlantic Dance Hall to enjoy the Epcot fireworks and midnight festivities.
Mickey’s New Year’s Eve BBQ – Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort
For families looking to celebrate New Year’s Eve with the kiddos, we saved the best for last! Join Mickey, Minnie and friends for a family-friendly barbecue at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort as they celebrate the new year at Mickey’s New Year’s Eve BBQ. During this special finger-licking, foot-stomping barbeque event, you’ll feast on mouth-watering items such as Bacon Jam Burger Sliders grilled on site, Wagon Wheel Mac’n’Cheese for the kiddos, and Mini S’mores served in Mason Jars!
In addition to this all-you-care-to-enjoy BBQ spread, you’ll get to enjoy the sounds of a live bluegrass band and a DJ. After dinner, cowpokes can mosey on over to the dance floor for line dancing led by Disney Friends! Then get ready to count down to midnight and watch the world-famous Magic Kingdom Park fireworks from a special viewing area.
To make a reservation for any of these exciting New Year’s Eve Celebrations, call (407) WDW-DINE or (407) 939-3463 or better yet, book your New Year’s Eve vacation today and allow a MickeyTravels agent do the planning for you!
Source: Disney Parks Blog
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