What to Know About Disney’s Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue

Hoop Dee Doo Musical Revue Cast on Stage
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Time to get ready for some “Frontier-Style Family Fun!” Walt Disney World Resort hosts the fan-favorite Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue dinner show. Before you rush off for the high-spirited Disney experience, here’s what to know before you go.

Hoop Dee Doo Musical Review

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What is Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue?

The Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue is a 2-hour dinner theater show at Walt Disney World’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground in Florida. The show features a mix of comedy, music, dancing, and a delicious all-you-care-to-enjoy dinner.

Hoop-Dee-Doo History

The Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue first started on June 30, 1974. The show was created as part of Disney’s efforts to provide more entertainment and dining options for Guests staying at the Resort.

The original show was performed in a smaller venue and featured a simpler storyline, but it quickly became popular with Guests and was later moved to its current location at Pioneer Hall. Over the years, the show has been updated and refreshed, but it still retains its original charm and has become a beloved Disney tradition for many families.

What type of atmosphere does Hoop-Dee-Doo offer?

The atmosphere of Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue is lively and festive, with performers dressed in colorful costumes and engaging the audience in sing-alongs and other interactive activities. The show is appropriate for all ages, making it a great choice for families or groups of friends.

What’s for dinner?

As for the food, the all-you-care-to-enjoy dinner menu includes fried chicken, smoked BBQ pork ribs, tossed green salad, mashed potatoes, fresh-baked cornbread, macaroni-and-cheese, baked beans (“cowboy beans”), creamy coleslaw, and a delicious strawberry shortcake for dessert. Vegetarian and special dietary options are also available upon request. The family-style served portions are generous, and the food quality is impressive for a dinner theater show.

Hoop Dee Doo Strawberry Shortcake

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What are the drink options?

The Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue offers a variety of drink options for Guests, including alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Some of the drink options available at the show include:

  • Soft drinks: Coca-Cola products include Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, and Fanta.
  • Beer and Wine: A selection of domestic and imported beers and wines are available. Examples of beers include Bud Light, Michelob Ultra, and Yuengling, while wine options include chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon, and merlot.

Soft drinks, as well as select beer, wine, and sangria, are included in the overall cost of the show.

How is the dinner show’s service?

The service is also excellent, with friendly and attentive staff who ensure all Guests are well taken care of throughout the show. The stage performers and the musically talented Pioneer Hall Players also interact with the audience and make everyone feel welcome.

What is the cost of Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue?

The cost of the Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue can vary depending on seating location.

The cost of the show for adults (ages 10 and up) ranges from $66 to $74 per person, depending on the seating section, which includes Categories 1 (main floor, near stage), 2 (main floor), and 3 (balcony / second floor). Children (ages 3-9) can attend for $39 to $44 per person, depending on the seating section. Prices include tax and gratuity.

It’s important to note that prices are subject to change, and it’s always a good idea to check with Disney or the official website for the most up-to-date information on pricing and availability. Reservations are recommended and can be made up to 60 days in advance.

Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground

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How do I get to Hoop-Dee-Doo?

The Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue is located at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground in Central Florida. There are several transportation options available to get to the Resort:

  • Disney Bus Transportation: Guests can take a bus from any Disney World theme park or Disney Springs to Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground.
  • Boat Transportation: Guests can also take a boat from the Magic Kingdom Disney Park to Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground.
  • Personal Vehicle: Guests can also drive their vehicle or take a taxi/ride-share service to the Resort. Parking is available for Guests who choose to drive.
  • Minnie Van: For a fee, Guests on Disney property can also request the Minnie Van service via the Lyft app for easy transportation to Fort Wilderness Campground.

Once you arrive at Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground, the Hoop Dee Doo Revue is located in Pioneer Hall. You can check in for the show at the podium outside of Pioneer Hall and then enjoy the pre-show entertainment in the adjacent outdoor area before being seated for dinner and the main show.

A Memorable Disney Dining Experience

Overall, the Hoop Dee Doo Musical Revue is a fun and entertaining Disney Resort experience combining excellent food and live entertainment. While it may be a bit pricey compared to other dining options, the “wild west” experience is worth the cost for its unique and memorable experience. Don’t wait, Disney fans! Snag your reservation today.

About Jamie Sylvester

I'm a Disney nerd! A kid at heart who loves the magic and memories of Walt Disney World. I follow all things Disney and enjoy the vacations, day trips, and weekend getaways, and geek out over the planning of such events. My goal is to experience as many Disney desserts and cocktails as possible! Married to another Disney nerd and blessed with a daughter and son, we thoroughly enjoy the magic at Disney and are here to help others experience the magic as well.

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