Disney movie night dinners are such a fun way to make tonight special, and these ideas are simple enough to do even on a busy weeknight! With over a dozen easy ideas below, you pick the movie, and we’ll share a delicious, Disney-themed recipe to go along with it!
Dinner and a movie is a great way to have some family fun at home. And when it comes to family-friendly movies, it doesn’t get much better than a Disney movie! With these fun Disney dinner and a movie ideas, you can create a memorable evening for your family. Use these recipe ideas to put together an amazing menu to go with your favorite Disney movie.
Planning Your Disney Movie Night
Planning a Disney movie night doesn’t have to be hard!
1) Pick a movie and a night!
The movie is likely on Disney+ to stream. Amazon also has most of the Disney movies to rent or stream.
2) Decide whether you’ll make a Disney movie night snack, dessert, or entire menu.
Below you’ll find over a dozen easy and delicious Disney movie night dinner ideas, as well as, snacks and desserts!
Disney Movie Night Recipes
Before we share our specific Disney movie night dinner ideas, we wanted to offer a few simple pairings to get you inspired!
Remember a Disney movie night doesn’t have to be hard! We’re talking about using the same time you’d cook a normal dinner and transforming it into an experience!
You can also TOTALLY use pre-made options like a frozen pizza or a pie from the grocery store’s bakery to save time!
What should I eat when watching Disney movies?
- Snow White – Apple pie
- Winnie the Pooh – Biscuits with Honey Butter
- Ratatouille – Cheese and Fruit
- The Princess and the Frog – Beignets
- Enchanted – Pizza
- Toy Story – Pizza
- Fox and The Hound – Hound Dogs and Corn Pups
- Sleeping Beauty – Breakfast Foods
Now that your mind is focused on movies and food, here are some of our favorite Disney themed recipes!
35+ Disney Movie Night Dinner Ideas
With so many different Disney movies to choose from, you’ll have your pick of fun movie night ideas. Use these amazing recipes to create a delicious Disney dinner and a movie menu for your family.
Main Course Ideas
We love the idea of having spaghetti while watching Tangled because the noodles remind us of her hair. You could make a homemade sauce or just use a sauce from a jar to save time!
Lilo & Stitch & Kalua Pork
Enjoy a classic Hawaiian dish while you watch your favorite Hawaiian princess! This recipe for Kalua Pork from Hawaii Travel with Kids is a great main dish for Disney movie night.
We actually put together a full list of ideas for an epic Moana movie night that you'll love!
Moana & Hawaiian Chicken
The flavorful pineapple coconut marinade on this Hawaiian chicken from Dinner at the Zoo makes it a great option for a main dish to enjoy while watching Moana.
Star Wars & Death Star Pizzas
Watch your favorite Star Wars movie and enjoy these fun Death Star pizzas from Arts Crackers for dinner and a movie.
Mickey Mouse Chicken Nuggets
Watch your favorite Mickey Mouse movie and make these adorable Mickey Mouse chicken nuggets from Living in Happy Place.
Toy Story & Mini Pizzas
Bring Pizza Palace to your Toy Story movie night with this fun recipe for mini pizzas from Dinner at the Zoo.
Dino Nuggets in the Air Fryer
Use your air fryer to prepare dinosaur chicken nuggets in just a few minutes while you watch The Good Dinosaur for Disney movie night. Get the instructions from Air Fryer Everything.
Aladdin & Persian Rice
Create a delicious Aladdin-inspired dish for your dinner and a movie with this recipe for jeweled Persian rice from In the Playroom.
Aladdin & Hummus
Kick off your Aladdin dinner and a movie night with a hummus appetizer using this recipe from The Forked Spoon.
Luca & Trenette al Pesto
This fun recipe for trenette al pesto from Pandemonium Noshery is a green Italian dish that would pair perfectly with Luca.
Little Mermaid & Fresh Salmon Casserole
This delicious salmon casserole from Erica’s Recipes is a fun main dish idea for a Little Mermaid movie night!
Lady & The Tramp & Pasta Bolognese
Recreate the classic spaghetti scene in Lady in the Tramp at your movie night with this recipe for pasta Bolognese from Dinner at the Zoo.
Ratatouille for Movie Night
This traditional vegetable dish is a great choice while watching Ratatouille. Get the classic recipe from Sula and Spice.
Ratatouille & French Potato Salad
Watch your favorite French chef while enjoying a classic French side dish. Make French potato salad with this recipe from the Short Order Cook while watching Ratatouille.
Princess and the Frog & Creole Gumbo
Bring the flavors of New Orleans to your Princess and the Frog movie night with this traditional recipe for Chicken and Sausage Gumbo from Infinite Taste.
Raya and the Last Dragon & Thai Cashew Chicken
Make your own Thai cashew chicken at home with this recipe from Spice and Sugar Mama to enjoy some tastes of Southeast Asia while you watch Raya and the Last Dragon for family movie night.
Mulan & Miso Soup
This delicious recipe for miso soup with shiitake mushrooms from Eating Works is a quick and easy way to bring some Chinese flavors to movie night while watching Mulan.
Disney Movie Themed Desserts
Sometimes you just want to hit the drive-thru and then serve up a quick and easy treat for a dessert!
Enjoy The Lion King with with these fun lion paw print rice krispie treats!
These no-bake treats are so incredible! Warning though - they are a little bit harder than our normal treat recipes!
Searching for the Infinity Stones have never been more delicious! If you have kids, it's also fun to make these together!
Wreck it Ralph & Homemade Nerds Ropes
These homemade Nerds ropes remind us of the internet-type scenes in Wreck it Ralph. You could also save some time and buy Nerd Ropes at the store too!
A Bugs Life & Oreo Dirt Cake
This recipe is so simple and requires just 2-ingredients!
We are obsessed with these adorable sugar cookie sushi pieces! They are also a little bit harder than our other recipes but worth the effort!
This cookie dip is so delicious and perfect for a circus movie night!
Beauty & The Beast & The Grey Stuff
Make your own Beauty and the Beast inspired dessert with this fun grey stuff brownie recipe from Two Kids and a Coupon.
Princess & the Frog & Beignets
With this easy recipe from This Mama Cooks, you can enjoy Tiana’s beignets from Princess and a Frog.
Coco & Churro Bites
Make your own Disney Parks inspired churro bites with this recipe from A Pinch of Adventure and enjoy them for dessert while watching Coco.
Monsters Inc & Cake Pops
Make this cute sweet treat to enjoy after dinner while watching Monster’s University. These Mike and Sully cake pops from The Country Chic Cottage are the perfect Disney sweet treat.
Toy Story & Alien Jell-O Cups
Serve a Toy Story-inspired dessert after dinner with this fun recipe for Toy Story Jell-o Cups from The Gingerbread House.
Frozen & Cake Balls
These fun blue Frozen cake pops from The Soccer Mom Blog would make a cute sweet treat for your dinner and a movie night.
Cinderella & Pumpkin Cake
Make a pumpkin cake to enjoy for dessert while watching Cinderella with this fun recipe from Smarty Pants Kitchen.
Aladdin & Magic Carpet Crackers
Snack on magic carpet graham crackers for dessert while watching Aladdin with this recipe from Brooklyn Active Mama.
Zootopia & Nighthowler Cupcakes
Dress up your cupcakes with Nighthowler serum while you watch Zootopia with this fun movie-themed recipe from Hunger Thirst Play.
What’s your favorite Disney movie? Does it differ from your family or friends?
I have to say our favorite is probably Beauty and the Beast cartoon or the live-action Cinderella. The only thing that makes either one Disney movie better is enjoying some Disney inspired food with it!
These Free Disney Movie Coloring Pages & Printables for Kids are perfect for a Disney movie night activity as well!
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