Disney’s Riviera Resort is a new Disney Vacation Club Resort that is set to open in December 2019.
And Disney has opened up general sales for the resort to those who become Disney Vacation Club members!
Disney offers an assortment of discounts including Annual Passholder, Military, and Florida Resident discounts. These discounts are often for rooms, tickets, and food — all of which are crazy expensive when visiting Walt Disney World. And who doesn’t love saving money right?
And while we’re on the topic of discounts, Disney offers a ton of other discounts maybe you didn’t know about! Here at DFB we want to keep as much $$$ in your wallet as possible, so hopefully some of these can help YOU!
Happy weekend! Here’s all the Disney food news this week — including our full review of the new Mac and Cheese Food Truck in Disney world! First, a few things to remember…
The 2019 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival kicked off March 1 and we have the FULL MENUS here! Oh, and we’ve also got SECRET menu info and reviews for you!
AND – the opening dates for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge were announced for BOTH Disneyland and Disney’s Hollywood Studios!
We have a lot to share with you this week, so let’s jump right in…
Disney Vacation Club Members may now make reservations for an exclusive one-night-only event on April 10, 2019. The Star Wars: Galactic Gathering will take place from 6:00 – 8:30 PM at the World ShowPlace pavilion at Epcot! [Editor’s Update: Please note that Disney has announced that this event has been cancelled since original publishing.]
The Membership Magic event will feature Star Wars-themed foods and beverages, Star Wars characters, and photo ops with Star Wars set pieces and props, music from a DJ, and more. [Read more…]
The 2019 Epcot Festival of the Arts kicked off on Friday celebrating the Culinary, Visual, and Performing Arts. The Disney on Broadway Concert Series is terrific part of the celebration, featuring performances by some of Broadway’s most accomplished actors and actresses singing some of Disney’s most beloved songs at the America Gardens Theater.
The performances take place nightly with three shows throughout the evening (5:30 PM, 6:45 PM, and 8:00 PM) at the American Gardens Theatre. And Disney Vacation Club members will want to keep in mind that the are eligible for a 10% discount off of Disney on Broadway Dining Packages which pair a meal at a participating Epcot restaurant with guaranteed seating at one of the evening’s concerts. [Read more…]
Disney World’s upcoming Riviera Resort is slated to open this fall.
The design for this Disney Vacation Club Resort is “inspired by the European grandeur Walt Disney experienced in his travels along the Mediterranean coastline.” And it has been announced that reservations will open for the general public this month. Disney Vacation Club Members will want to note that Members will be able to begin booking with Vacation Points sometime this spring. [Read more…]
The 2019 Epcot Festival of the Arts kicks off January 18 and runs through February 25! The Festival is a celebration of the visual, culinary, and performing arts.
One of the highlights of the Festival is the Disney on Broadway Concert Series featuring performances by some of Broadway’s most accomplished actors and actresses singing some of Disney’s most beloved songs at the America Gardens Theater.
And this year, Disney Vacation Club members have a chance to celebrate with a special Membership Magic event at a Disney on Broadway Concert Series performance. [Read more…]
A new resort is coming to Disney World! This deluxe Resort will be “themed to complement its natural surroundings” on the shoreline of Bay Lake, tucked between Disney’s Wilderness Lodge and Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground.
The Resort will house more than 900 hotel rooms as well as proposed Disney Vacation Club villas.
George A. Kalogridis, president of Walt Disney World Resort, shared: “Walt Disney World is in the midst of our most significant expansion in the last two decades and the combined 1,700 new hotel rooms and proposed Disney Vacation Club villas we are building at four different resorts will create thousands of new construction and permanent jobs and will drive economic opportunity and incremental revenue for Central Florida. We continue to add new attractions, new lands — and these beautiful accommodations will be right in the heart of all that magic.” [Read more…]