Today, Disney Parks kicks off the 10th annual search for applicants to join the 2017 Disney Parks Moms Panel. Moms, dads, grandparents, and guardians of all walks of life can serve as panelists for this award-winning, online trip-planning forum.

Disney Parks is seeking seasoned Disney vacationers with diverse backgrounds to lend fresh insights to the Disney Parks Moms Panel that offers advice to guests looking to plan their ultimate Disney getaway. The search is on for new panelists who can answer questions in any of the four languages now used on the forum – English, Spanish, French and Portuguese. Adults who have experience with and a passion for Disney vacations are encouraged to apply now through September 14 by visiting

The Disney Moms Panel began in January 2008 as a simple, question-and-answer forum with only 12 members focused solely on the Walt Disney World Resort. Today, the Disney Moms Panel is a multilingual resource that has tripled in size with a diverse array of enthusiastic panelists with extensive knowledge of Disney vacation destinations and offerings, including Disneyland Resort, Disney Cruise Line, Disney Vacation Club, runDisney and ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. Over the years, more than 145 moms, dads and grandparents have participated on the panel and have answered more than 300,000 Guest questions.

“With this being the 10th year of our global search for Disney Parks Moms Panelists, I’m always in awe to see so many passionate and inspiring applicants share their Disney memories and emotional experiences as they vie for a spot on the Panel,” said Leanne O’Regan, Director of Content Relations for Disney Parks.  “Since 2008, the Panel has replied to hundreds of thousands of questions providing personalized answers and often sharing fun stories that help guests with their individual planning needs.”

Panelists tap into their own real-life experiences to thoughtfully answer a wide array of questions. Whether the questions are about visiting as a family on a tight budget, a parent of a child with special needs, or families traveling in groups looking to plan the ultimate getaway, there is truly a panelist for everyone.

How to Apply

Disney Parks will accept applications for the 2017 Disney Parks Moms Panel from noon EDT on September 7, 2016, through noon EDTon September 14, 2016. Visit to enter. The application process includes a series of written questions and essays in the first round; additional questions and essays along with a video submission in Round 2; with the final round being a phone interview. Applicants selected to be panelists for the Disney Parks Moms Panel will be announced in January 2017. Those selected must be available to attend a training session at Walt Disney World Resort in December 2016.

About the Disney Parks Moms Panel

The Disney Parks Moms Panel is an online forum where guests can get tips and insights for a Disney vacation from real moms, dads and grandparents who have mastered the art of planning Disney getaways. Guests can pose questions to panelists in English, Spanish, French and Portuguese, and gain access to other Disney vacation planning tools. Featuring just 12 members in its 2008 inaugural year, the panel has more than tripled in size since. That growth is a result of the popularity of the forum and an ever-growing number of questions submitted by curious parents. For more information and to meet the panelists, visit