Disney World Starbucks Locations Closed Today

Disney World Starbucks locations will be operating on limited hours today — May 29, 2018 — to take part in mandatory company-wide training by Starbucks.

Main Street Bakery page screenshot

Main Street Bakery page screenshot

The Disney World in-park locations — Magic Kingdom’s Main Street Bakery, Epcot’s Fountain View, Animal Kingdom’s Creature Comforts, and Trolley Car Cafe in Hollywood Studios — will all be closed from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm EST, as reflected on the screenshot above. [Read more…]

Fireworks Dessert Parties and Dining Information for Mickey’s Halloween and Christmas Parties

If you are planning on going to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party or Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party later this year, then you should know that Mickey loves to treat all his guests to a larger-than-life Fireworks Spectacular as part of the evening’s events!

Holiday Wishes

Holiday Wishes

With the return of both parties will be the return of the Happy HalloWishes Dessert Party and the Holiday Wishes Dessert Party at Tomorrowland Terrace Restaurant.

Both parties offer guests the chance to view party fireworks from Tomorrowland Terrace Restaurant and enjoy a buffet full of themed desserts and specialty drinks (for an additional fee). And — similar to the Fireworks Dessert Parties available throughout the year for the Happily Ever After spectacular – there is also an option to book the dessert buffet with a standing view of the fireworks from the Plaza Garden (as opposed to seating at Tomorrowland Terrace).

Here are the details on each:

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NEW Details Released for Star Wars Land: Galaxy’s Edge in Disney World!

Just last week, the opening seasons were officially confirmed for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland (Summer 2019) and Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World (late Fall 2019).

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

And tonight in Hollywood Studios, guests at the Star Wars: Galactic Nights event were treated to a panel discussion featuring Walt Disney Imagineers who are working hard behind the scenes (down to visiting film sets for inspiration) to make the planet of Batuu a reality for all of us traveling to Disney World’s Star Wars Land — Galaxy’s Edge — starting next year!

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Disney Food News This Week: May 27, 2018

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

Cookies & Cream Funnel Cake

Cookies & Cream Funnel Cake

The 2018 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival is ON until May 28! We have FULL MENUS for the Epcot Flower and Garden FESTIVAL plus Photos of EVERY FOOD ITEM and most beverages!

And, 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…]

What’s New at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Coronado Springs Resort: May 26, 2018

We’re baaaaaack with more What’s New! This time we’re at Disney’s Hollywood Studios where the Incredibles are popping up everywhere and at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort where tower construction is well on its way! So c’mon!

Artist's Rendering of the New Tower at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort © Disney

Artist’s Rendering of the New Tower at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort © Disney

Disney’s Hollywood Studios Updates

Disney’s Hollywood Studios Menus and Eats

It’s hot in central Florida, and it isn’t cooling off any time soon. So you’ll want to keep your cool by sipping on a Strawberry Lemonade with an optional shot of Bacardi Dragon Berry Rum. We found this at the popcorn cart to the left of the Chinese Theater.

Popcorn Cart's Strawberry Lemonade

Popcorn Cart’s Strawberry Lemonade

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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Opening Seasons Announced!!!

We’ve known for some time that 2019 will change the landscape of both Disneyland and Walt Disney World in major ways, once guests are able to set foot on the planet of Batuu by visiting Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. And now, the opening seasons for BOTH Disneyland and Hollywood Studios have officially been announced!

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Summer of 2019 will mark the opening season for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland! AAAAND…. 

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2018 Epcot Festival of the Holidays and Candlelight Processional Dates Announced!

Mark your calendars for the Holiday Season at EPCOT! The Epcot International Festival of the Holidays will return for the season on November 18th through December 30, 2018!

Epcot Festival of the Holidays

Epcot Festival of the Holidays

And, of course, the Candlelight Processional, returns along with it — albeit with a different start date from the Festival itself, as was the case in 2017. [Read more…]

Disney Food News This Week: May 20, 2018

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

The Big Board

The Big Board

The 2018 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival is ON until May 28! We have FULL MENUS for the Epcot Flower and Garden FESTIVAL plus Photos of EVERY FOOD ITEM and most beverages!

And, 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…]

Grand Launch and Discount! The DFB Guide to Epcot Snacks e-Book, 2018-19 Edition

Snacking around Epcot is one of our favorite things to do here at the DFB! And today we’re super excited to share the grand launch of the DFB Guide to Epcot Snacks e-book!

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To celebrate the launch of the fully-updated 2018-19 edition of the DFB Guide to Epcot Snacks we’re offering a 25% off discount with the promo code Epcot18.

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AFTER Fireworks Party Coming to Magic Kingdom!

A new Fireworks experience is coming to Magic Kingdom… but this one is a bit different from the popular Tomorrowland Terrace Fireworks Dessert Party. Because this one is the AFTER Fireworks Dessert Party!

Magic Kingdom's Happily Ever After Fireworks Spectacular

Magic Kingdom’s Happily Ever After Fireworks Spectacular

Starting May 28, 2018, guests at the After Fireworks Dessert Party will enjoy a reserved viewing area in the Plaza Garden for the Happily Ever After Fireworks spectacular. And AFTER? That’s when guests will head on over to Tommorrowland Terrace Restaurant and take part in an all-you-care-to-enjoy dessert buffet!

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