New Disney Dinner Show – Limited Time

A new ‘Disney dinner show’ is temporarily available at the Animal Kingdom. While the show is not new, the dinner offer is. Signature dining packages are available now through November 21 for Disney’s ‘Festival of the Lion King’ show at the Animal Kingdom theme park. For Lion King and Disney lovers, this is something to roar about.

The Festival of the Lion King show has been offered at this Orlando theme park since it opened 20+ years ago. It includes live performances with singing, dancing, gymnastics, fire twirling and an aerial act. If you love the classic film, “The Lion King” from 1994, chances are you’ll love this Disney dinner show as well. The Broadway-style show is filled with pageantry, puppetry, and popular songs from the film.

Lion King Disney Dinner Show

Photo by Ryan Wendler / Walt Disney Co.

Disney Dinner Show Packages

Additionally, the dinner package offers two tiers. Both include a meal at Tiffins Restaurant, VIP seating during the show, and a commemorative cast photo. Tier I packages also include a safari tour through the park’s African outback. The tour is lead by a dedicated guide after the show concludes. This Disney dinner show costs $99 for adults and $49 for children 3-9 years old. The less expensive Tier II package does not include the safari, but does include VIP seating and the photo. It costs $74 for adults and $29 for children. This is, of course, in addition to the theme park entrance ticket.

Dining Options

The Disney dinner show includes your choice of lunch or dinner at Tiffins. You’ll receive vouchers for the Festival of the Lion King show at Tiffins regardless if you are seeing the show before or after dining. This restaurant is located in the Discovery Island portion of the theme park, right before entering Pandora –  the World of Avatar. You will enjoy a 3-course meal consisting of one appetizer, one entree, and one dessert. You also have the choice of beer, wine or a non-alcoholic drink. Unlike Capone’s Dinner & Show, refills on the alcohol are limited. Sorry lion, Al is the king of that ‘jungle’ offering the most beverage choices of any Orlando dinner show WITH free refills!

Disney has many great restaurants. They also offer a dining plan which many people purchase along with their tickets. If you are on the Disney dining plan, you can exchange two table service entitlements for the Tier II package for this Disney dinner show.

Reservations

It is uncertain if this Disney dinner show package will be offered after November 21. One thing is for certain, with world-class entertainment and food, space will be limited. Book your experience in advance! Make reservations online at the Walt Disney World Resort website or by calling (407) WDW-DINE (407-939-3463). Have a roaring good time!

Speaking of roaring… If you’d like to participate in a show who’s time period is set near the roaring ‘20s, check out Capone’s Dinner & Show. Tickets are all-inclusive and half price using this special link.

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Rock Dinner Show in Orlando Set to Take Stage

The Rock Dinner Show, an all-new dining entertainment experience, is set to debut in Orlando beginning September 8, 2018. This Vegas-style show will be performed nightly at the Orlando Forum Theatre, located at 6362 International Dr., Orlando, FL 32819. This venue can accommodate up to 300 guests. Look-alike rock and pop artists will entertain guests. They will be performing acts from such icons as Prince, Michael Jackson, Elvis Presley, Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake and others.

Rock Dinner Show logo

Additionally, singers, performances by actors, actresses, aerialists, and dancers will also add to the  Rock Dinner Show. Their website states, “an all-star cast of legendary performers” will perform “for an unforgettable night that will amaze the senses with energizing music that will transform you to another place and time.” And, “sensational dancing that will captivate your eyes.” While not yet open, somehow, the “electrifying visual effects… have earned The Rock Show a standing ovation each and every time.”  Perhaps by the individual performers at other shows? Just a guess…we’re not sure how they can make this claim prior to being opened.

The Menu at the Rock Dinner Show

As for the dinner portion of the evening, “award-winning cuisine by renowned executive chef Russell T. Booth” will be served. Booth’s recognition is from Hard Rock Cafe. The Rock Dinner Show menu includes the choice of 3 dishes. They are Scallopini of Chicken, Braised Short Rib or Vegan Pasta Primavera. Main entree upgrades are also available adding $9-$10 to your ticket. A dessert made of a chocolate mousse-filled cupcake, topped with a creamy and rich chocolate frosting and chocolate pearls follows the main course. In contrast, the kid’s (3-12) menu consists of Macaroni and Meatballs or a Vegetarian Macaroni, followed by dessert perfect for children: house-made fried vanilla doughnuts tossed in cinnamon and sugar, served in a paper bag.

Furthermore, brunch buffets will be offered at the Rock Dinner Show on Saturday and Sunday mornings in addition to the nightly shows. So if you want to get a taste of the food and entertainment, this is a less expensive option to check out this new Orlando dinner show.

Orlando Dinner Show Tickets

Tickets for regular adult admission are $64.95. Children tickets (ages 3-12 yrs.) are $39.95 and infants (ages 0-3 yrs.) are free. As with most local dinner shows, upgrades are available which include VIP seating, a concert pass, 1 glass of alcohol (wine, beer or champagne), a photo package and an on-stage meet & greet photo. Tickets for the brunch buffet shows are $29.95 (adult) and $19.95 (child).

In contrast, Capone’s Dinner & Show includes a large option of beverages with their tickets, including alcoholic beverages. The selection includes mixed drinks, beer, and wine. At half the cost of this new Orlando dinner show, it remains the best value!

Finally, for more information about the new Rock Dinner Show, call 407-536-7943 or visit www.rockdinnershow.com.

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Capone’s Student Group Tour Ticket Special

If you think it is too early to be planning a student group tour, think again. Orlando area students are getting ready to hit the books and return to school very soon. Teachers and administrators are preparing the 2018-2019 school year ahead. If a field trip or group outing is being considered for your school, classroom or organization, you should consider Capone’s Dinner & Show. They have prepared a great student group tour ticket special.

This may seem too early to think about field trips, however, school is starting soon! Public schools in the Central Florida area have their schedules determined by the county that the school is located in. Here are the schedules for the surrounding counties:

SEMINOLE…..Fri., Aug. 10
LAKE…………Mon., Aug. 13
ORANGE…….Mon., Aug. 13
OSCEOLA……Mon., Aug. 13
VOLUSIA…….Mon., Aug. 13

Teachers Love Capone’s Student Group Tour Ticket Special

Perhaps you are a teacher or administrator and have experienced Capone’s student group tour. Why not schedule it again? Become a repeat offender. Your students will never know. Plus, this year marks the 26th year for Capone’s Dinner & Show. A lot has been going on, including a new show! Capone’s is giving away more prizes than ever before. What student doesn’t like that?!

A student group tour at Capone's include discounted tickets.

Student Group Tour Ticket Special

A specially designed program and ticket package will be set up by our gang for your student group tour, depending on the size of your group. Your students will receive some of the best rates of any Orlando dinner show! These group packages are perfect for 8th-grade class trips, senior class trips, band/orchestra/choral ensembles, dance ensembles, boy/girl scout troops, church groups, educational groups, sports groups, student group fun trips, theater/drama groups and any other medium to large group.

Furthermore, a student group tour may receive many upgrades that single ticket purchasers may not even think about. The wise guys will definitely make it worth your while to check out Capone’s Dinner & Show when planning a group tour for your students.

Student Deals

Due to the early school start dates, check out the student group tour packages on Capone’s website. Then call 1-800-220-8428 and ask to speak with a group specialist. This is going to be a great school year and the BEST year yet at Capone’s Dinner & Show. Schedule your student group tour to Capone’s and get us on your calendar! You’re gonna have a blast!

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July 4th Alternative – Celebrate without the BOOM!

While many folks enjoy Fourth of July celebrations which include loud fireworks, some people do not. Every year folks look for a fun July 4th alternative. Loud fireworks can scare children and many grown-ups too! Capone’s Dinner & Show offers an alternative night out on the evening of July 4th that is a lot of fun. In fact, Capone’s is fun any night of the year as a great entertaining alternative to the ordinary dinner out on the town.

Living close to Disney, we see a lot of fireworks every evening. Bringing our relatives from out of town to Capone’s on July 4th was a perfect solution for our family. There were no hassles, except from our great and funny waiter, which just added to a perfect holiday.
– Joyce S., Orlando

Fun July 4th Alternative

If you don’t care to see the fireworks, not to mention large crowds and parking hassles associated with most fireworks displays, join the cast at Capone’s Dinner & Show for a festive way to celebrate our Nation’s independence without scaring the boom out of you! Our live-stage show is filled with action and fireworks of another nature. The show contains a lot of comedy interaction with guests, so no two shows are alike. All ages can enjoy the action, adventure, comedy and, of course, the food & drinks.

July 4th Alternative at Capone's Dinner Show

More Bang for Your Buck

Even with the Gangster Shoot Out (in which guests can win prizes), the biggest bang at Capone’s is the “bang” for your “buck.” At this Orlando dinner show, everything is included for HALF price!

Parking? Included.
Show? Included.
Delicious dinner buffet? Included.
Drinks? Included.

It is a great bargain! Join Al and his gang at their joint in Kissimmee/Orlando and enjoy a fun July 4th alternative – all at half price!

Visit this page on the website and see how you can get discounted tickets on July 4th. Happy Independence Day everyone! Enjoy and be safe.

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Orlando Mother’s Day Buffet

Still trying to make plans for Mother’s Day? You’re not the only one! Consider an Orlando Mother’s Day buffet or brunch to solve the dilemma. Mother’s Day could very well be the highest ranking last-minute “holiday” because it is generally left to dads and/or kids to decide how to celebrate. A meal with Mom is a treat for her if she doesn’t have to cook or clean up. Time with her family is often the best gift of all.

Orlando Mother’s Day Buffet Options at Disney Springs

If Mom is a Disney fan, or you’re in town visiting the theme parks on Mother’s Day, you might want to check out a couple of Orlando Mother’s Day buffets and brunches at Disney Springs. You have several options. Add in the time spent browsing the multitude of shops and an entire afternoon can be spent with your special lady.

The House of Blues Restaurant & Bar features a world-famous Gospel Brunch. It is a soulful experience that includes an all-you-care-to-enjoy buffet and live entertainment. You’ll have the choice between a 10:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. seating based on availability.

If reservations are still being taken at Maria & Enzo’s Ristorante they will be featuring a Mother’s Day brunch buffet from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. In addition to the regular lunch menu, you’ll discover gems like a carving station and panettone French toast. Another Disney Springs restaurant serving brunch at this same time is Raglan Road Irish Pub & Restaurant. If you want to catch some Celtic spirit, stay for the live entertainment from noon to 4:00 p.m. Advance reservations are strongly recommended. Make them by calling (407) WDW-DINE or (407) 939-3463.

Paddlefish dish

If Mom would like some time on the water, you should definitely try Paddlefish. Take in the scenic views of Disney Springs aboard an iconic stationary paddleboat. This on-the-water seafood restaurant will be whipping up a special dish especially for Mother’s Day brunch—lobster ravioli with tarragon cream sauce. The regular Sunday brunch will also be available.

If celebrating on Saturday is of interest, try STK Orlando where they will be serving a Mother’s Day weekend brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. In addition to the regular lunch menu, you’ll discover gems like cinnamon monkey bread, avocado toast, and a beef short rib & egg sandwich.

Orlando Mother’s Day Buffet at STK

On a Budget?

Shopping at Disney Springs is great, which is another wonderful way to treat Mom – if it fits into your budget. Cost for these Orlando Mother’s Day buffets can be quite high. Reservations may also be difficult to come by, especially last-minute. At least complimentary self-parking is available, and if you want convenience, valet parking ($20 + gratuity) is also available.

If you are on a tighter budget than what the Disney Springs restaurants offer, you might be surprised at the cost of a dinner and a show at nearby Capone’s Dinner & Show. This award-winning dinner theater will be serving up a spectacular Orlando Mother’s Day Buffet on Sunday night, as they do every night of the year. On Mother’s Day, all moms receive a flower and special recognition from the awesome characters that put on a spectacular performance all year long!

Special Offer

The wise guys do their best to ‘do right’ by Mom. After all, Mamma Capone wouldn’t have it any other way. The cost for the Mother’s Day Buffet and Orlando Dinner Show is only $34.99 (plus tax & gratuity) per adult and $22.99 for kids (4-12 years). Infants and toddlers age 3 & under are free, yet do require a reservation. These prices are what you will pay when tickets are purchased online or if you use the half-price coupon.

Reservations are still available for Sunday, but don’t wait too much longer! If Sunday doesn’t work out, try a Friday or Saturday. Treat your special someone to an Orlando Mother’s Day buffet at Capone’s. Celebrate with ‘the family’ and have a memorable time with the special dame in your life.

Al Capone with mama Teresa.

Al Capone visits with his mother, Teresa in Chicago, Illinois. This family photo was published in 1938 (Chicago Tribune/MCT)