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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The New Disney Style Store is Open in Disney Springs and IT’S AMAZING!!!

I’ll admit. This is much better than I thought it would be. And for sure it’s 100% a Disney-loving Millennial’s dream come true.

Disney Style Store in Disney Springs

Disney Style Store in Disney Springs

The highly anticipated Disney Style store in Disney World’s Disney Springs opened recently, and it’s actually a ton of fun inside!

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Opening Date Announced for Wine Bar George in Disney Springs!

Wine Bar George is set to open in a matter of days in Disney Springs!

Wine Bar George -- Coming Soon!

Wine Bar George — Coming Soon!

Guests will be welcome to visit the wine bar starting at 5:00 pm on Saturday, May 19th.

The next day, May 20th, the wine bar will begin operating for what will be its regular daily hours of 11:00 am to 2:00 am.

The opening of Wine Bar George will mark the debut of the only wine bar in the Sunshine State owned by a Master Sommelier — that, of course, is George Miliotes!

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Here’s Where You Can Get Your Purple Wall Slush in Disney World…

Where ma Basics at?!?!?!

Okay, Purple Wall People… we know you’re out there!

Purple Wall in Tomorrowland (post renovation)

Purple Wall in Tomorrowland (post renovation)

The popular picture spot in Tomorrowland — which is known as the Purple Wall because it’s… well, it’s a Purple Wall — is being commemorated in a Slush! [Read more…]

The NEW MENU Scat Cat’s Club at Port Orleans Resort Looks AWESOME!

Walt Disney World’s Port Orleans Resort, French Quarter is home to the Sassagoula Float Works and Food Factory (which we love!) and to Mardi Grogs Pool Bar.

Port Orleans -- French Quarter

Port Orleans — French Quarter

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Major Change at Whispering Canyon Cafe in Disney World’s Wilderness Lodge

UPDATE: According to Disney, the antics at Whispering Canyon Cafe have been toned down as opposed to being quieted entirely, with a goal of being considerate of other guests at the Lodge. We will continue to monitor this story as it develops. 

It was always fun to be in on the joke that the “Whisper” in Whispering Canyon Cafe was an intentional misnomer, as this Wilderness Lodge Table Service restaurant was not reflective of the actual atmosphere of the location.

Whispering Canyon Sign

Whispering Canyon Sign

It was always filled with hootin’ and hollerin’, brought about and encouraged by the wacky hijinks of the serving staff.

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New Signature Restaurant Coming to Epcot’s Japan Pavilion

The beautiful Japan Pavilion in Epcot’s World Showcase is currently home to two Table Service restaurants: Tokyo Dining and Teppan Edo (which we visited again just recently).

Japan Pavilion Pagoda

Japan Pavilion Pagoda

But in the future, it will be home to three Table Service locations, as Disney has announced that a Signature Dining experience “inspired by the natural beauty of Japan” is on the way to the Pavilion!

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