When will I be able to book a Disney dessert party for my trip?!
I wish I could tell you how many times a week we get asked this question. And that makes total sense because the process for booking dessert parties has gotten pretty confusing in recent years.
And, there really isn't any rhyme or reason to it. Well, at least not to "us" non-Disney employed folks there isn't.
We wish there was something more scientific we could offer but unfortunately that is about all we can say. And when we're looking for ourselves or the agents over at Perfect Story Travel are looking for their clients, that's the exact same thing we all do, too.
You'll know things are getting close to opening up if you see lots of dates that weren't showing up on the calendar suddenly appearing. But don't be alarmed if even if the dates look open, there isn't anything showing up as available.
There is generally a delay between the dates showing up on the calendar and tables officially opening up; sometimes you wont be able to actually book anything for awhile - but typically by the following morning, you should be able to.
Keep in mind that you'll need to prepay for your reservation so you'll want to be prepared with your payment information when the time comes to book!