We may be in the midst of summer, but in just a few months Santa Claus will be coming to town!
And guess what one of his stops will be? Catal Restaurant in the Downtown Disney District!
The opening of the live-action version of The Lion King is almost here! I still can’t believe that we’ll get to see Simba and the gang back in action on the big screen on Friday, July 19th! Can you?
To get everyone at the Disney Parks even more excited for the big release, Disney has introduced a ton of themed merchandise like the new Dooney & Bourke collection and lots of fun snacks like the Grub Burger from D-Luxe Burger.
It’s hard to believe that the holidays are JUST FIVE MONTHS away! (But they totally are. You DO realize, that, right?) And that means now is the perfect time to get started on all things Disney + Holidays by pre-ordering the DFB Guide the Walt Disney World® Holidays 2019 e-Book!
I KNOW! I’M EXCITED, TOO!!!!
This is going to be the most incredible Holiday Season EVER at Walt Disney World — with NEW Animal Kingdom additions, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge OPEN FOR BUSINESS, and more additions and extras being added each day!
So if you’ve got a holiday Disney trip on the horizon…then it’s REALLY TIME TO START PLANNING! We want you to have all the info you need…and to get it at a DISCOUNT!
We’re singing “Hakuna Matata” at the top of our lungs since the live-action version of The Lion King opens in just a few days on Friday, July 19th!
In preparation for the exciting film release, Disney has introduced themed merchandise, shows (like the Hakuna Matata Time Dance Party), and delicious treats. But now, Disney has announced that even MORE fun stuff inspired by The Lion King is on the way to the parks. We’re talkin’ about a new Dooney & Bourke Collection, people!
Happy weekend! We’ve been hard at work in the parks scoping out all the latest news for you, which is compiled here! First, a few things to remember…
The 2019 Epcot Food and Wine Festival kicks off August 29 and we’re covering it all! Did you see the menus that are out now? See every single Food and Wine Festival MENU and some FOOD PHOTOS as well — here!
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is now OPEN at Disneyland and will open August 29 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios! Check out all our Disneyland Galaxy’s Edge coverage to start planning for Disney World (the two lands will be virtually identical!)!
Now — on to the news!
We have a lot to share with you this week, so let’s jump right in…
Thinking you need a little getaway to your happy place — the place that relaxes you, refreshes you, and makes you feel like, well, you? But you’re smart enough to know that Walt Disney World vacations take MONTHS to plan and that summer is a big no-no if you want to actually have a good time there?
Well…maybe not THIS summer. Hear us out! Whether you’ve always been frightened by the summer projected crowd calendars or have never booked a Disney trip without at least 6 months of preparation, it’s time to put all your preconceived notions aside. THIS Summer is super weird…and you may actually want to head to the World for a quick getaway, believe it or not! Here’s why:
While visiting Disney World’s Art of Animation Resort, we discovered a trip hack for earning a FREE pin (ours featured the new Skyliner!)! It’s true what they say: the best things in life are free!
Adding a new pin to your collection is as easy as A-B-C! [Read more…]
The 2019 Epcot Food and Wine Festival kicks off August 29th and runs for a record 87 days until November 23. This year’s Festival features more than 35 Marketplace Booths (food booths) which means there’s something for everyone throughout World Showplace and Future World!
Of course, with all of those food booths you might be wondering “Where do I start planning what I want to eat?” Here at DFB we have two great resources to help you plan: first, be sure to check out ALL the menus for this year’s Festival and second get your copy of the DFB Guide to the 2019 Epcot Food and Wine Festival!
And in this year’s edition of the DFB Guide, we’ve got our brand new My Little Piggy Booth Crawl that we can’t wait to share with you!
When planning your Walt Disney World vacation you’re probably thinking about sunny Florida days filled with early morning rope drops, afternoon parades, and mid-day splashes in the pool. But the fun doesn’t stop when the sun sets at Disney World and there’s SO MUCH to do after dark!
Our good friends at Small World Vacations (our preferred travel partners here at DFB!) have some great tips for making the most of your nights at Disney World – including tips on the best dessert parties, nighttime shows, and much more!