Over the weekend, Disney announced changes coming to its popular Tables in Wonderland discount dining program. The changes were effective Sunday, October 4, 2015.
If you aren’t familiar with the program, guests purchase a card annually, which offers the following benefits:
- 20% Discount on food and beverage at participating restaurants. The discounts include alcohol.
- Complimentary Resort Valet Parking as well as complimentary Theme Park Parking, for the express purpose of dining.
- Invitations to exclusive special events. These events carry an extra cost.
While the basic benefits are not changing, the price for the card is increasing significantly. Florida residents will now pay $175 per year for the card, while Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club Members will now pay $150 annually. The prices are up from $125 and $100, respectively. There are no discounted renewal rates for the Tables in Wonderland Card.
Tables in Wonderland will also continue to observe Black Out Dates instituted in 2014. These include the following:
- Mother’s Day
- Easter Sunday
- Independence Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Eve
- Christmas Day
- New Year’s Eve
- New Year’s Day
In addition, TiW members will continue to be subject to the following blackout dates at specific locations. New for 2015 and 2016, Le Chefs de France in Epcot’s France Pavilion joins the line up of restaurants imposing seasonal blackouts. Here’s the full list of locations and dates:
1900 Park Fare, Chef Mickey’s, ‘Ohana (Dinner Only), Cinderella’s Royal Table, Le Chefs de France, Akershus Royal Banquet Hall, and Le Cellier Steakhouse: November 22-28, 2015 and December 20-26, 2015; March 6-27, 2016; May 29-June 18, 2016; November 13-27, 2016; December 19-25, 2016.
For a full list of participating restaurants and more details about the discount program, please visit our Tables in Wonderland page.
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