Iconic Disney Snacks Are Popping Up All Over Disney World’s Newest Refillable Popcorn Bucket!

The newest Refillable Popcorn Bucket that we just spotted TODAY in Magic Kingdom may be the cutest one yet! Of course, we at the DFB may be a little partial, because this one features a TON of iconic Disney snacks!

Refillable Popcorn Bucket on Main Street, U.S.A.

Refillable Popcorn Bucket on Main Street, U.S.A.

Where to begin?!? How about with our favorite Mouse, who’s holding balloons formed like… well, just like him :) , only in their food versions of a Mickey Ice Cream Bar and a Mickey Soft Pretzel! [Read more…]

2019 Disney Dining Plans AND Disney World Vacation Packages Announced

Details for the 2019 Disney Dining Plans have been announced! Disney Dining Plans are a popular program available to Disney Resort guests booking a Disney World Vacation Package.

The Disney Dining Plan

The Disney Dining Plan

Before we dive into the details, just a reminder that to be eligible to participate in the Disney Dining Plan, you may need to book a Walt Disney World Vacation Package (also called the Magic Your Way Package). The Package includes your stay at a participating Disney World Resort and base Park Admission tickets for everyone in your traveling party.

Let’s take a look!

2019 Disney Dining Plans

2019 Quick Service Disney Dining Plan

Entitlements for the 2019 Quick Service Disney Dining Plan include the following for each guest (ages 3 and over) per night of your package stay:

  • Two Quick Service meals (entrée or combo meal at lunch and dinner and a beverage)
  • Guests under 21 years of age can choose one non-alcoholic beverage (including specialty beverages — i.e. Artisanal Milk Shakes,  Fresh Smoothies, Premium Hot Chocolates, or Soda, Coffee or Tea — where offered). Guests 21 and older can can choose either one non-alcoholic beverage (including specialty beverages where offered) or one single serving mixed cocktail, beer, or wine (where offered) within their meal entitlement.
  • Two snacks
  • One Resort refillable drink mug per person, per package

For full details — including pricing — see the Quick Service Dining Plan, click here.

2019 Standard Disney Dining Plan

Entitlements for the 2019 Standard Disney Dining Plan include the following for each guest (ages 3 and over) per night of your package stay: [Read more…]

Exciting New Feature on My Disney Experience App

Let’s set the scene: you’ve finally scored an Advance Dining Reservation for Be Our Guest Restaurant in Magic Kingdom. But you don’t know exactly how much time to allow to get there from your Resort, since you don’t have access to your Resort’s bus schedule in your room as you get ready to go.

You don't want to miss your Reservation at Be Our Guest Restaurant!

You don’t want to miss your reservation at Be Our Guest Restaurant!

Well… now you’re going to have your Resort’s bus schedule literally at your fingertips!! Disney is rolling out a new feature on the My Disney Experience app which will allow Disney Resort guests to see real-time estimates for when the next buses will depart from their Disney Resort hotel, as well as when they will arrive at their destination! [Read more…]

DFB Video: The Best Counter Service Breakfasts in Disney World!

Hey, friends! We’re back with another DFB Video today, and we’re talking about the Most Important Meal of the Day!

Nutella Waffle at Magic Kingdom's Sleepy Hollow

Nutella Waffle at Magic Kingdom’s Sleepy Hollow

That’s right… we’re taking on one of our favorite topics: BREAKFAST in Disney World! And if you’re not spending breakfast at a Table Service restaurant in Disney World, there are PLENTY of terrific and unique options for breakfast in the Counter Service locations, both in the Parks and at the Resorts! So get ready to start the day with us in our latest DFB YouTube Video! [Read more…]

UPDATES to Epcot Eats! Even More Poutine and an Changed-Up Stowaway Mary at Refreshment Port!

We never turn down an opportunity to visit Walt Disney World’s Epcot, and one of our favorite Epcot activities is checking out the new eats. ;) Refreshment Port, located on the path between World Showcase and Future World, is a convenient spot to grab a quick bite.

Epcot Beauty

Epcot Beauty

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2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival BOOKING NOW OPEN!

Today is THE day! Booking for 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Special Events and Low-Cost Seminars and Demonstrations opened up to the general public at 7AM!

Party for the Senses

Party for the Senses

This year’s events include fan favorites like Party for the Senses and the Mix It, Make It, Celebrate It! Hands-On Workshops, along with new additions like Sunday Brunch with the Chef. And you can book them all starting today!

Click here to visit our Festival Main Page, where we’ve gathered everything you need to help you plan your 2018 visit to Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival!

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DFB Video: The BEST Things That Happened To Me in Disney World Last Week!

Hey, there! We’re back with another DFB Video today, and I’m sharing the BEST things that happened while I was in Disney World last week!

I checked out the new AFTER-Fireworks Party in Magic Kingdom

I checked out the new AFTER-Fireworks Party in Magic Kingdom

I JUST got back from Disney World, and I packed a LOT into my quick, two-day trip. So I’ve got tons of stuff that I’ll be showing you in-depth reviews for soon. But I just couldn’t wait to share all the BEST things that happened while I was there — from the newest Dessert Party to my current favorite cupcake to dinner at Disney World’s AAA Five Diamond Award Restaurant… it’s ALL here. So I hope you enjoy checking out the absolute highlights of my recent trip to Disney World in our latest YouTube video! [Read more…]

What Events To Book at the 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival – DFB’s Recommendations!

If you’re making plans to attend the 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival, tomorrow is a BIG day! That’s when general public bookings begin for Seminars, Demonstrations, Eat to the Beat Dining Packages, and Special Events!

The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

The Food and Wine Festival – running from August 30 through November 12, 2018 – features delicious eats and sips at the Marketplace Booths in addition to incredible special events, informative culinary and beverage demonstrations, celebrity chefs, and more! And booking the right Seminar, Demonstration, or Special Event is a big decision to make — which is why we’re going to share a few recommendations to help you plan!

Click Here to Check Out ALL the Epcot Food and Wine Festival Details!

Special Events at the 2018 Epcot Food and Wine Festival

The Special Events at the Epcot Food and Wine Festival can be some of the most memorable of your Festival experience…and the most expensive! So it’s important to choose something you’ll really enjoy! These are a few of our must-do Special Events!

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Epcot Food and Wine Festival Events UPDATE! What’s Back and What’s NOT RETURNING!

Today’s the big day: early booking for Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival opened at 9AM this morning for Disney Annual Passholders, Disney Vacation Club members, Tables in Wonderland Members, and residents of Golden Oak. And for the rest of us, it’s the first look we are getting at what’s on — and what’s OFF — for the 2018 Festival.

Click here to visit our Festival Main Page, where we’ve gathered everything under the sun to help you plan your 2018 visit to Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival!

2017 Epcot Food and Wine

2017 Epcot Food and Wine

Most of this information still isn’t available on DisneyWorld.com, and it’s taken lots of time on hold and some virtual digging to gather it. But we’re saving you the trouble!

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What You Need to Know BEFORE You Book Your Epcot Food and Wine Festival Events!

REAL TIME UPDATES: TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2018, 2:38PM ET:
Booking is currently open for annual passholders, DVC members, Golden Oak residents, and Tables in Wonderland members.
Annual Passholder hotline: 407-560-7277
DVC Member Services: 800-800-9800
Regular Booking Number: 407-WDW-FEST
This morning, guests have been able to book Party for the Senses; French events (Parisian Breakfast, Parisian Afternoon, Family Traditions); Italian Regional Lunch; Food and Wine Pairings in Japan and Morocco; Hibachi experience in Japan; and low-cost seminars and demos.
Discounts are available for low-cost events Mon-Thurs for affinity groups.
Confirmed that all events outside of Epcot are not returning, including Trader Sam’s Behind the Scenes and Grand Floridian Brunch with a Twist, all culinary adventures in signature dining — events at places like Flying Fish, Victoria and Albert’s, etc.
Other events NOT returning: Japanese craft beer tasting, Morocco Food and Wine Pairing (Mediterranean food and wine pairing IS returning).
DVC and Passholder wait times are now down to under 5 minutes.
SEE ALL SPECIAL EVENTS HERE being updated in real time
SEE ALL LOW-COST EVENTS HERE being updated in real time
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Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival kicks off on August 30, 2018, and will tantalize taste buds until November 12! That’s 75 days of food, drink, and special events and experiences that, frankly, we don’t want to miss.
2017 Epcot Food and Wine

2017 Epcot Food and Wine

Booking for Epcot Food and Wine Festival events opens on June 14th at 7AM for the general public, and on June 12th at 9AM for select affinity groups like DVC members, Annual Passholders, and Tables in Wonderland members; and that means it’s TIME TO PLAN TODAY!

If you want to make the most of your visit to this uber-popular festival, you can’t wait until you step foot into the park to sort it all out. Last year’s festival had 35 food booths and more demonstrations, seminars, and special events than ever before, and 2018 is shaping up to be even bigger!

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