Disney Food News This Week: June 24, 2018

Happy weekend! Here’s all the Disney food news this week!

Lobster Nachos

Lobster Nachos

PIXAR PIER IS OPEN in Disneyland Resort!!! Click here to see ALL of our coverage!!

Booking is NOW OPEN for the 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival! Find out EVERYTHING you need to know about the festival on our Epcot Food and Wine Festival pages!

Pixar Fest is ON at Disneyland Resort! This fun festival runs through September 3! Click here to get a checklist for ALL the food at Pixar Fest and see our review!

And it’s time to get the DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining 2018 e-book! Save 25% now with code wdw2018!

We have a lot to share with you this week, so let’s jump right in…

Disney Food News

Check out all the latest Disney Food News — even the stuff we don’t mention in posts on the blog! — on our Disney Food News Pin Board, including menu updates, restaurant closures, special events, and more! We’ve got all the latest for you, so check it out before you go. [Read more…]

News: Disney World Toy Story Land MAP Added to My Disney Experience App!

Toy Story Land at Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios is set to open on June 30, and with just days to go before the big reveal, it’s now on the map!

Toy Story Land as seen on My Disney Experience!

Toy Story Land as seen on My Disney Experience! ©DisneyParksBlog

That’s right: the handy My Disney Experience app we’ve all come to know and love has added Walt Disney World’s newest land — with a note that it’s “Opening June 30, 2018″.

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New Fall into Magic Package Features Food and Wine Festival-Inspired Dinner, Halloween Party Tickets, and MORE!!

A brand new — and quite unique, I might add — Disney World Vacation Package is now available for booking for this fall!

Fall in Magic Kingdom

Fall in Magic Kingdom

Note that the new Disney Fall into Magic Package is only available for a select group of dates, but includes an itinerary complete with exclusive offerings just for this package! [Read more…]

News: New Minnie Mouse Ears at the Disney Parks — and You’ve Got To See Them!

New Minnie Ears alert! And this time, it’s for the Disney food fans. Because if you never leave a Disney park without eating one of these…

Nestle Mickey Ice Cream Bar

Nestle Mickey Ice Cream Bar

…you’re definitely going to want to wear a pair of these!

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What’s New at Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom and Resorts! June 21, 2018

The DFB is back with another fun What’s New at Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom and Animal Kingdom-Area Resorts!

Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom Menus and Eats

This Funfetti Donut Cake Pop at Creature Comforts is super fun! And since it’s shaped like a donut, that makes this cake pop breakfast-approved, right? You can find these at all the Starbucks in Disney World for a limited time.

Funfetti Donut Cake Pop at Creature Comforts

Funfetti Donut Cake Pop at Creature Comforts

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Iconic Disney Snacks Are Popping Up All Over Disney World’s Newest Refillable Popcorn Bucket!

The newest Refillable Popcorn Bucket that we just spotted TODAY in Magic Kingdom may be the cutest one yet! Of course, we at the DFB may be a little partial, because this one features a TON of iconic Disney snacks!

Refillable Popcorn Bucket on Main Street, U.S.A.

Refillable Popcorn Bucket on Main Street, U.S.A.

Where to begin?!? How about with our favorite Mouse, who’s holding balloons formed like… well, just like him :) , only in their food versions of a Mickey Ice Cream Bar and a Mickey Soft Pretzel! [Read more…]

NEW Pixar Chocolate Mousse Brownie Bounces into Disney World!

Wow! They have been busy at Wilderness Lodge’s Roaring Fork in Disney World!

New eats at Roaring Fork

New eats at Roaring Fork

We collected a whole round of updates for you, which will be coming soon to the blog. But first we’ve gotta share our favorite new item!

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2019 Disney Dining Plans AND Disney World Vacation Packages Announced

Details for the 2019 Disney Dining Plans have been announced! Disney Dining Plans are a popular program available to Disney Resort guests booking a Disney World Vacation Package.

The Disney Dining Plan

The Disney Dining Plan

Before we dive into the details, just a reminder that to be eligible to participate in the Disney Dining Plan, you may need to book a Walt Disney World Vacation Package (also called the Magic Your Way Package). The Package includes your stay at a participating Disney World Resort and base Park Admission tickets for everyone in your traveling party.

Let’s take a look!

2019 Disney Dining Plans

2019 Quick Service Disney Dining Plan

Entitlements for the 2019 Quick Service Disney Dining Plan include the following for each guest (ages 3 and over) per night of your package stay:

  • Two Quick Service meals (entrée or combo meal at lunch and dinner and a beverage)
  • Guests under 21 years of age can choose one non-alcoholic beverage (including specialty beverages — i.e. Artisanal Milk Shakes,  Fresh Smoothies, Premium Hot Chocolates, or Soda, Coffee or Tea — where offered). Guests 21 and older can can choose either one non-alcoholic beverage (including specialty beverages where offered) or one single serving mixed cocktail, beer, or wine (where offered) within their meal entitlement.
  • Two snacks
  • One Resort refillable drink mug per person, per package

For full details — including pricing — see the Quick Service Dining Plan, click here.

2019 Standard Disney Dining Plan

Entitlements for the 2019 Standard Disney Dining Plan include the following for each guest (ages 3 and over) per night of your package stay: [Read more…]

Exciting New Feature on My Disney Experience App

Let’s set the scene: you’ve finally scored an Advance Dining Reservation for Be Our Guest Restaurant in Magic Kingdom. But you don’t know exactly how much time to allow to get there from your Resort, since you don’t have access to your Resort’s bus schedule in your room as you get ready to go.

You don't want to miss your Reservation at Be Our Guest Restaurant!

You don’t want to miss your reservation at Be Our Guest Restaurant!

Well… now you’re going to have your Resort’s bus schedule literally at your fingertips!! Disney is rolling out a new feature on the My Disney Experience app which will allow Disney Resort guests to see real-time estimates for when the next buses will depart from their Disney Resort hotel, as well as when they will arrive at their destination! [Read more…]

Disney Food News This Week: June 17, 2018

Happy weekend and Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads out there! Here’s all the Disney food news this week!

Cookies & Cream Funnel Cake

Cookies & Cream Funnel Cake

Pixar Fest is ON at Disneyland Resort! This fun festival runs through September 3! Click here to get a checklist for ALL the food at Pixar Fest and see our review!

Booking is NOW OPEN for the 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival! Find out EVERYTHING you need to know about the festival on our Epcot Food and Wine Festival pages!

And it’s time to get the DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining 2018 e-book! Save 25% now with code wdw2018!

We have a lot to share with you this week, so let’s jump right in…

Disney Food News

Check out all the latest Disney Food News — even the stuff we don’t mention in posts on the blog! — on our Disney Food News Pin Board, including menu updates, restaurant closures, special events, and more! We’ve got all the latest for you, so check it out before you go.

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