Ring in the New Year at Disney’s California Grill

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Ring in the New Year at Disney's California Grill

If you’re looking to ring in the New Year with a unique experience at Walt Disney World, you might want to check out dining at Disney’s California Grill. Guests can enjoy an amazing evening with food and drinks but it is not cheap!

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Guests will enjoy champagne and delightful wines, marvelous food and one-of-a-kind entertainment. The brand-new 50th Anniversary Hosts––a pair of Sparkling Sommeliers painted in luxurious gold––are here for your photographic fun!

This dinner will take place on December 31, 2021, from 7:30 pm to 12:30 am. Check in begins at 7 pm.

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Ring in the New Year at Disney's California Grill

Your night will begin in the Napa Room which is now transformed into an eclectic speakeasy. While you sip delicious wine pairings and custom crafted cocktails you’ll be entertained by a slight-of-hand magician.

Next, you will head to the Sonoma Room where you can visit with Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and Baby New Year Donald. Come dressed in your best and ready to dance! The DJ has curated a music fest and a roaming violinist is ready to serenade you with upbeat melodies.

Each room will have food stations where you can indulge in some favorite offerings from the last 50 years.

Menu highlights include:

  • Chilled Appetizer Station
    Chilled Seafood Bar 
    Caviar Station with Potato Blinis 
    Smoked Beef Tartare 
    Chilled Golden and Candycane Beet Salad 
  • Wood Burning Station
    Perigord Black Winter Pizza 
    Duck Char Sui Bao 
  • Sushi Station
    An array of maki, sashimi, nigiri and a collection of original sushi creations
  • Hot Seafood Station
    Lobster Ravioli 
    Plancha Seared Jumbo Sea Scallops 
    Seared Ahi Tuna 
  • From the Grill and Rotisserie
    Grilled Porcelet 
    Oak Fire-grilled Beef Tenderloin with Truffle Sauce 
    Rohan Duck Breast 2 Ways 
  • Sweet Treats from our Disney’s Contemporary Resort Pastry Chefs
    5 Magical Bites – 50 Years in the Making 
    Banana Butterscotch Buzz 
    Valrhona Molten Lava Cake 
    Florida Citrus Cream Puffs 

And so much more!

You’ll finish your night with a wonderful view of the fireworks spectacular from Magic Kingdom!

Now for the price. This experience is $700 including tax and gratuity. Full payment is due at the time of booking. Cancellations must be received at least one day prior to event to avoid being charged full price. Call (407) 824-2013 to book this experience.

Is this a dining experience you’d like to book?

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Sara is a travel agent with Destinations to Travel, a Disney Earmarked agency. She lives in Alaska with her husband and 3 kids. Due to her extreme dislike of winter, she travels often to warmer destinations during the colder months. She visits the Disney parks and resorts frequently with her family and loves helping other families plan magical vacations. Contact her here for help with your vacation!
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