We’re STILL recovering from the onslaught of information that came out of D23 Expo 2019.
Cirque du Soleil is bringing an all-new show to Disney Springs, and even though it was only announced yesterday at the D23 Expo, tickets are already on sale!
The show — which is unnamed at the moment — is inspired by Disney animation and storytelling and will bring that to life with “acrobatic performances, dazzling choreography, musical masterpieces, and whimsical characters” as only Cirque can! [Read more…]
Welcome back, friends! We’re here with another What’s New at Disney Springs.
We’ve got LOTS of merch and food to show ya, so let’s get started!
On Tuesday through Saturday evenings, La Nouba by Cirque du Soleil and House of Blues are offering a dinner and show package! This opportunity gives a 25% savings on Category 2 seats for the 6:00pm performance. Dinner and one of the best shows I’ve ever seen for under $100? I’m game!
Plus, you’ll enjoy a meal at House of Blues of an Appetizer, Entrée, Non-Alcoholic or Non-Specialty Drink, and a Dessert. Check out info on the Crossroads menu that debuted at House of Blues in December 2011 and see the Crossroads at House of Blues Dinner Menu here.
May 7, 2012 – June 30, 2012
Valid for 6:00 pm Shows Tues-Sat: June 1 – 30, 2012
Guests can book Dinner and a Show by calling [Read more…]
Please welcome guest author Melissa Sorrells Galley with a review of the October 15th, 2011, Party for the Senses at the Epcot Food and Wine Festival! Thanks to Melissa for TONS of awesome and useful PftS tips!!
Party for the Senses is a truly magical dining event offered on Saturday nights throughout the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival. Bringing food and beverage specialists from around the world in one giant, colorful pavilion, the Party takes place in the World Showplace, located between the United Kingdom and Canada pavilions on the west side of the World Showcase Lagoon.
Parties this year last from 7:30-10pm. Cost is $145 per person, and $260 for the Wine View Lounge (not including park admission, which is required). In addition to the wonderful food and drink, the ticket price includes performances by the artists and entertainers of Cirque Du Soleil La Nouba during the Party as well as reserved seating for the Eat to the Beat Concert prior to the Party.
When you arrive, there will be a huge throng of people gathering outside the gates of the World Showplace Pavilion. Resist the urge to join them! Check in for Party for the Senses is located near the [Read more…]
Whew! There’s been a multitude of news items that have popped up in the Disney Food world, so I decided to devote a post to all of them this morning:
2010 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Booths
The Food and Wine Festival CMS website is now showing the 27 Epcot Food and Wine Festival International Marketplace Booths slated for the 2010 Epcot Food and Wine Festival. As we know, these include new additions South Korea and Belgium, and returning booth Singapore. It also includes another new addition, Charcuterie and Cheese (perhaps replacing The Mouse Catch booth)!
Check out the 2009 Food and Wine Festival Booth menus and photos here for inspiration about what might be offered this year!
Food and Wine Festival Event General Info … and Cirque du Soleil News?
The same website also offers information on general timing for each of the 2010 Epcot Food and Wine Festival seminars, demonstrations, and signature special events. While specific details (e.g. which Chefs will present on which days) have not yet been announced, this information can help with basic trip planning around the Festival:
- Descriptions and Timing for Free and Low-Cost 2010 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Demonstrations and Seminars
- Descriptions and Timing for 2010 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Special and Signature Events
As always, stay tuned to the master 2010 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Page, where we’ll link out to all of the latest news, details, and information.
Taste of Africa Street Party News
A new culinary and cultural experience is coming to Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom this summer. The Taste of Africa street party will take place every evening from July 9th through July 24th in Harambe Village in Animal Kingdom’s Africa.
The party will begin right after Mickey’s Jammin’ Jungle Parade and will continue through closing time (even during Extra Magic Hours). Included will be food and beverage tastings, authentic African entertainment, unique merchandise, and more.
New Disney Cookbook on the Horizon
Pam Brandon, Disney’s food writer extraordinaire, will be releasing a new official Disney cookbook this Fall. Currently titled Treasures from the Vault & Delicious New Favorites, I’m eager to see what dishes made the cut! If you’re wondering about the other cookbooks available, check our our Disney Cookbooks post! (Thanks to Stitch Kingdom for the tip!)
Remember, because we’re reporting this news so far ahead of time, details are always subject to change.
Now, in addition to all of that awesomeness, stay tuned tomorrow for an exclusive guest review of the Ariel’s Grotto World of Color Prix Fixe menu!
It looks like acrobatic group Cirque du Soleil will be returning to Disney World’s 2010 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Party for the Senses events!
While the troupe was one of the highlights of parties in the past, they were noticeably absent from 2009 parties. Now, Disney’s dedicated Food and Wine Festival website is claiming that the performers will return to the event once more!
This is great news for those spending $135 on top of Epcot’s admission price for entry into this extravagant evening of culinary adventures and outstanding entertainment.
As always, we’ll post more details as we have them. In the meantime, check out all of our information on the 2010 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival.
Details are subject to change.