Epcot offers a fun dessert party experience called the Illuminations Sparkling Dessert Party. Here, guests are able to sample decadent internationally inspired desserts, as well as imbibing in sparkling wines, all while having a premiere VIP location to view the fireworks extravaganza, Illuminations: Reflections of Earth.
Illuminations Sparkling Dessert Party Menu
Guests will have the option to try delicious mini desserts, such as:
- From Italy: tiramisu
- From France: chocolate Grand Marnier pot de crème
- From Mexico: flambéed churros with Kahlua or hand-dipped vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce, whipped cream, almonds
- From the United Kingdom: shortbread cookies
- From Morocco: baklava
- From America: flambéed cinnamon -glazed doughnuts or hand-dipped coffee ice cream, whipped cream, and almonds
- fresh fruits and berries
- Ice cream novelties (Mickey Bars, Mickey Ice Cream Sandwiches, and fruit bars)
Beverages served include lemonade, coffee, hot teas, water, iced tea, sparkling wine and Prosecco.
Illuminations Sparkling Dessert Party Location & Time
The party takes place at World Showcase Plaza, found in next to the Disney Traders and Port of Entry shops. (Where Future World and World Showcase meet.) This event is only available on select nights of the week, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, and runs from 7:45 p.m. until 9:20 p.m.
This party does take place outdoors and there is no seating available, however, there are a few cocktail tables available on which guests may place their food and beverages.
To check-in for this event, guests meet a Cast Member at World Showcase Plaza. This is located next to Port of Entry and near the Mexico Pavilion.
Illuminations Sparkling Dessert Price & Reservations
A separate Event Party ticket is required to take part in the event and guests will be given a wrist band to indicate that they may participate. Guests who wish to do so may make Advanced Dining Reservations up to 180 days in advance. The cost is $49 for adults and $29 for children ages 3-9. Tax is included.
In the case of inclement weather, the party will be relocated to an alternate, indoor location. A Cast Member will direct you to the alternate location when you check-in for the party or, if you would like to know ahead of time, after 5:30 p.m., guests can call (407) 560-7377 for recorded weather information. Also know that due to inclement weather, Illuminations may be canceled without prior notice.