Tips from the DFB Guide: Don’t Miss These Holiday Events in Disney World!

Summer may have just officially started, but we are already thinking of the Holidays at Walt Disney World!


Sounds crazy, I know, but we’re just over 180 days — six months! — until the holidays are in full swing, and NOW is the time to make dining plans for your holiday meals — but it’s also the time to consider what other fun activities you’ll enjoy at Walt Disney World this holiday season.

To jumpstart your planning, today we’re talking about some of our favorite Tips from the DFB Guide to the Holidays at Disney World: Three Holiday Events that you can’t miss!

And speaking of the DFB Guide, don’t get to take advantage of our 180 Days Til Christmas Sale! Through June 28, we’re offering three great ways to save when you pre-order the 2015 DFB Guide to the Holidays at Walt Disney World. Check out all of the details about the sale here!

Now, let’s take a look at some of our favorite holiday events that you should definitely plan on working into your Disney holiday calendar…

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Snow on Main Street USA and life-size Toy Soldiers? That’s part of your reality when you attend the long-running and beloved Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

This hard-ticketed event takes place during select evenings from November 8 until December 18, 2015, this year, and brings all of the joy and warm fuzzy feeling of Christmas and the holiday season to Magic Kingdom.

Toy Soldiers During the Once Upon a Christmastime Parade!

Toy Soldiers During the Once Upon a Christmastime Parade!

During the event, guests enjoy special entertainment and character meet and greets. Complimentary cocoa and cookies fuel you up for all the fun. And there are TONS of special, exclusive treats that you can enjoy only during the Party!

Snickerdoodles and hot cocoa

Snickerdoodles and Hot Cocoa

And be sure to grab a front row seat for Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmastime Parade, which features Santa as well as some of your favorite Disney holiday characters. And, of course Anna and Elsa will be there!

Holidays Around the World

Looking to observe the holidays with international flair? Then an evening at Epcot for Holidays Around the World will fit the bill nicely. Enjoy a stroll around Epcot’s beautiful World Showcase as storytellers from around the globe share seasonal tales within several of the pavilions — free with Epcot admission!

Pere Noel

Père Noël

And if you didn’t score a seat for the [Read more…]

“How I Use My DFB Guide” Contest Finalists and Winner!

After devouring countless calories and seeking out the best eats in Walt Disney World, we gathered some of our best tips in our four comprehensive Guides to Disney World Dining.

We absolutely love your emails, tweets, and facebook notes telling us how much the guides have helped as you plan your Disney vacations, and we wanted to share your stories! So we asked to hear from YOU once again about how you use the guides in our “How I Use My DFB Guide” Contest.

A huge thanks to everyone who sent in their stories! We’re super excited to announce our contest finalists and the winner. We loved these responses so much that we decided to give ALL 13 of our finalists their choice of a free DFB Disney Dining Guidebook! And the winners will get a little extra something to remind them of their past and future Disney adventures! :-)

How Do YOU Use Your DFB Guide? Finalists

Mickey Ice Cream Bar
We loved the story of this little princess enjoying one of her first (of many, I hope!) Mickey Premium Bars!

Attached is a photo of our daughter enjoying one of her favorite snacks at Disney – we used the DFB guides to select the best frozen treat for her. You can see she loved it. -Dustin

Mickey Bar Smiles

Enjoying a Mickey Bar!

Kaki Gori
This story of a hot day, a cool treat, and a couple of smart cookies easily made our finalist list!

When my Fiance and I took our first trip to Disney World together last year, it was SWELTERING! While meandering the World Showcase and sweating like a beast, I remembered reading about something in the DFB Dining Guide that would eventually be our savior: Kaki Gori! I would have never known about it without you!

Attached is a pic of us enjoying this delicious icy treat. Thanks, DFB for saving us from the heat, and for turning my tongue a lovely shade of red. ;) -Sandy

Kaki Gori on a hot day!

Dole Whip
Thanks to Sam for sending in this awesome story of the beginning of what I know will be a [Read more…]

Enter to Win Our “How Do You Use YOUR DFB Guide?” Contest!

Calling all readers and Disney food fans! It’s time for a contest!

Here at Disney Food Blog, we are all about helping you have the best dining experience possible when visiting Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. To help you with that, we have spent lots of time (and calories!!) researching and writing the most comprehensive Guides to Disney World eating on the planet.

The best part is: we get letters and emails from you all the time letting us know that the guides are helping you plan great vacations; and now, we want to hear from YOU about how you use them!

How Do YOU Use Your DFB Guide?

We’re giving away a free Disney Food Blog e-Book of your choice along with a special surprise gift! Want to be entered to win? Here’s how!

Enter to Win!
Just send us: [Read more…]

**Memorial Day Weekend Sale!** DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining e-Book

Great news as we start up this Memorial Day Weekend! If you need a Disney World food fix, are planning a trip to Disney World, or are wondering about the best places to eat in the World, we’ve got the perfect weekend activity for you.

If you don’t have your Disney Food Blog Guide to Walt Disney World Dining e-Book yet, this is the time to buy! We’re having a SALE!

The Disney Food Blog’s Guide to dining in Walt Disney World features 250 full-color pages of information, planning suggestions, tips, and details about eating in Disney World.

According to the Orlando Sentinel, “This comprehensive e-book is a valuable tool for both first-time visitors and Disney World veterans.”

DFB Guide Sample Page

This weekend, you can get your Guide for 20% off the regular purchase price using code: Memorial on the check-out page! The best news: it’s risk-free with a 30-day money-back guarantee! If you’re unsatisfied with the book for any reason, you can receive a refund, no questions asked. This discount will last for a limited time, so get your copy today :-)

To see more testimonials and recommendations, sample pages, and details on BONUS items when you purchase, visit!

The DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining Grand Launch!

Hooray! The day is finally here! The DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining e-Book is now available for purchase and download!

The DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining e-Book is an instantly downloadable PDF guide, featuring over 250 full-color pages of photographs, information, and advice about our favorite things — food and dining in Walt Disney World.

It’s guaranteed to help you make the most of your Walt Disney World dining!

As you know, the Guide includes:

  • A 5-Step Strategy for Disney Dining Planning, covering everything you need to know from budgeting and booking to kids’ meals and fireworks.
  • A comprehensive and in-depth look at Disney World dining, including tips and tricks to ensure a positive and stress-free dining experience.
  • The ability to be read on a smartphone, iPad, or computer!

To celebrate the grand launch and to thank you for your support of the blog, we’ll be offering the Guide for 20% off its standard rate for one week only! Order your copy now for only $14.95 (regularly $18.95).

And we’ve also included several bonus features that I know you’ll be excited to use!

For more detailed information and screen shots from the e-Book, head over to!

With a 100% money-back guarantee, you have nothing to lose! :-)