Arabian Nights dinner theater

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Orlando's #1 Dinner Show


Questions About the Show

What time are the shows?

Shows are held every night of the year with shows usually either at 6:00 and/or 8:30 p.m. Call ahead of time to find out the show times for the day you’d like to come or check out our calendar online, which stays updated and has all of our show hours. During the summer and occasionally throughout the year we have matinee showtimes. Contact us for details.

What time should I arrive for the show?

We recommend arriving at Arabian Nights 45 minutes prior to show time to allow for parking, check-in, and to partake in our amazing pre-show. Also, keep in mind that for general admission, seating is on a first come first served basis.

If you plan on attending our VIP Experience, be advised you should be there at least 1 hour before show time.

How long is the show?

The length of the show is 90 minutes with no intermission. Restrooms are conveniently located right outside the doors of the arena for ease of use.

What is the pre-show?

Arabian Nights has many entertainment opportunities available as part of our pre-show entertainment. House doors will open 1½ hours prior to the start of
the show. The Great Hall waiting area will include a complimentary appetizer buffet, a full cash bar, an emcee to guide you through your evening, and various artists to offer services and entertainment. The Main arena will open for seating 45 minutes prior to the start of the show. The arena floor will host games and activities for children, an optional upgrade to a sneak peek of the Horse Stables will be available and a presentation of various horse breeds used in the show will occur 15 minutes prior to the start of the show.

What is the VIP Experience?

The VIP Experience includes our Basic Drink Package for adults 21 years and older, a souvenir poster, Sneak Peek stable tour prior to the show and seating in the first three rows of the arena for the main performance. The Sneak Peek tour is a self-guided tour of the Arabian Nights stables with special photo opportunities and a chance for children under 18 years old to sit on one of our large draft horses. Read more about the VIP Experience.

Are cameras allowed during the show? Can I take photos?

Flash photography is allowed during the show. Audio and video recording are strictly prohibited.

What is the length of your intermission?

There is no intermission.

Are visitors allowed to meet & greet the performers at Arabian Nights?

Yes. Performers are available following the show for pictures and autographs on the VIP experience.

Questions About Dinner

When do we select our meals and what are they?

Each meal comes with a dinner roll, the choice of 6 entrée options, and 2 dessert options. This selection includes a vegetarian and children’s option. Once you are seated you are presented with a menu listing these items in detail and you place your order then with your server. For a more in-depth look at our menu beforehand please visit the Menu page.

Additionally, if you would like a Kosher or any other special meal (Vegan, Gluten-free etc.) we would be happy to accommodate you but require 24-hr notice and will provide you with your menu options at that time. Read more about our Kosher menu options.

Do I have to eat with my hands?

No, at Arabian Nights you do not eat with your hands; we provide utensils.

When do we eat?

There is a complimentary appetizer buffet during the pre-show. The main course is served during the first 15 to 30 minutes of the show.

Are beverages really unlimited?

Yes, during the main show there are unlimited Pepsi-Cola products, coffee and tea. There are two unlimited alcoholic beverage packages that can be purchased in addition to our softdrinks. A cash bar for cocktails is also available.

Questions About Tickets, Prices, and Reservations

How do I buy tickets or make a reservation? What are your hours of operation?

You can buy Arabian Nights tickets online any time. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, you can also call our reservations agents at , or visit our box office in person. The box office is located on the second floor of our building (follow the signs). Click for directions.

Do I need to make reservations?

A reservation is strongly recommended due to limited availability, but walk-ups are welcome. Tickets may be purchased in person or over the phone from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily at the ticket office. Front Entrance ticket booth opens 90 minutes before the start of the show. Note that if you purchase tickets online, you already have a reservation, but seating is still first come first served.

What are the ticket prices?

Admission for Adults is $66.99 including tax and fees, and $41.00 for Children ages 3-11, including tax and fees. Children under 3 are free.

The VIP Experience is an additional $15 for Adults and $12 for Children.

Do you have any discounts?

There are a wide variety of discounts available, including Florida resident and military discounts. Please visit our Discounts page for more information.

What forms of payment are accepted?

We accept cash, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover Card.

What is the seating surcharge and when does it apply?

Arabian Nights payment policy limits the number of payment transactions to two (2) per reservation to ensure a smooth and timely check-in for all guests. However, Arabian Nights is able to accommodate parties with multiple couples or families who wish to sit together, but pay separately by making special reservation arrangements.

If your party wishes to book as one group to ensure seating together, but requires splitting payment into more than two (2) transactions, Arabian Nights will hold specific seats for your party for a minimal fee. A seating surcharge of $5.00 per seat will ensure your party will be seated at the same table, or in the case of larger parties, at tables directly next to each other, regardless of how many payment transactions your party wishes to complete.

The seating surcharge covers the cost of gratuity and the processing of reserved seating before payment is made in full. Parties utilizing the seating surcharge must check-in earlier than thirty minutes before the start of the show. At thirty minutes before the start of the show any reservations that are not paid in full will be released to accommodate stand-by guests. Once seats have been released, Arabian Nights cannot guarantee seating at the same table.

If a reservation is booked and paid in full in advance, no seating surcharge is required. The surcharge is non-refundable, non-transferable, and must be paid in full at the time the reservation is booked. The seating surcharge is a separate fee from standard ticket prices, and does not contribute to the overall ticket price.

Questions About the Venue

Where do we sit? Is it indoors?

Arabian Nights has the world’s largest indoor climate-controlled equestrian arena at 56,000 sq. ft. with seating for up to 1,200 guests. Twelve sections of tiered seating offer unobstructed views of the performance. Preferential seating is also available for physically challenged guests.

Where are you located?

Arabian Nights is located a half mile east of I-4, mile marker 8. For detailed directions and a map visit our Directions page.

Do you have onsite parking, and is there a fee? Where do I park?

Here at Arabian Nights we do have plenty of onsite parking, free of charge. Follow the directions and signs to Arabian Nights, and our parking attendants will show you where to park.

Is Arabian Nights wheelchair accessible?

Yes! We have preferred seating for guests with wheelchairs and their parties. Contact us for more information.

What is the Skybox?

The Sky box is able to hold 75-guests and features seating in an elevated, glass-enclosed viewing area that is great for guests with allergies on the second floor of our facility and includes a private entrance.

Other Questions

How should I dress? Is there specific attire or dress code required?

This is a family fun atmosphere – casual dress is fine. If you plan on taking part in the VIP Experience we recommend closed-toe shoes as you will be inside of the arena walking over the wood chips for your up close view of the horses. Also, if you get cold easily it would be best to bring a light sweater; we keep the arena at a balmy 65 degrees Fahrenheit.

I have a question about the gift shop or merchandise that I purchased at Arabian Nights

The gift shop at Arabian Nights is privately owned and operated by Great Horse Gifts. Their email is and the managers are Sue and Paul Doran.

What music do you use in the show? How can I find the soundtrack?

Our music is licensed through 5 Alarm Music and is edited especially for use in both our featured show and holiday show. 5 Alarm Music is the largest independent production music library in the US, with over 115,000 tracks online, as well as over 200 independent artists, original music and music supervision services.

Do you accept corporate donation requests?

Yes! Please use our Donation Request Form.

Do you have any suggestions for a nearby hotel to stay in while in Kissimmee?

There are many attractions, accommodations and local hotels in the Orlando / Kissimmee area. To learn more, explore or

Can you tell me more about how you care for and train your horses?

Absolutely! We have a whole page describing our horse care and training.

See Also: The Show | The Story | The Menu | The History | Holiday Show

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