We’ve been scouring the internet and Disney World to find the best and most unique Disney-themed gifts for your loved ones, and we’ve seen all kinds of things: kitchen accessories, over-the-top toys, and even some really random things. During our searching today, we found a Disney item that would make a really fancy Christmas gift — a musical carousel!
Hello from Disney Springs!
We hit up THE shopping destination for Black Friday (or at least it is, in our opinion) to see what’s new. So here are some updates!
It may be a world of pumpkins and spice in Disney World right now (or still near 100 degrees!) but it’s time to start thinking about the Christmas season.
Disney just dropped a BOMBSHELL on everyone with details of what is — and more importantly ISN’T — going to be included in this year’s festivities at Disney World. We’ve now learned a long-time fan-favorite tradition won’t be making the cut this year.
The list of attractions that may be unavailable continues to grow, and we have the latest addition to that list to share with you today!
I love all of the larger-than-life Gingerbread Displays around Disney World during the Holiday Season. You know this. But I must confess… I’ve got a favorite. It’s just not the Holidays until I see (and sniff!) the Gingerbread Carousel at Disney’s Beach Club Resort!
That’s why it’s especially good news that it is now up and spinning for guests visiting the Beach Club!
One of the reasons I love the Gingerbread Carousel so much is that it’s new every year. The theme last year, for instance, was the Fab Five, with horses for Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and Goofy. (As man’s and mouse’s best friend, Pluto got his own display placed just outside of the Carousel). And for 2017, the Carousel is themed with Lilo and Stitch! [Read more…]
Gingerbread displays at Walt Disney World
have become such an exciting part of the holiday celebrations that guests can literally plan an entire day around seeing them all. (We even include some tips on how to do so in our DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Holidays!)
And it is not hard to see why! Gingerbread is done bigger and better at the Disney Resorts, with literally HUNDREDS of pounds of ingredients being shaped and engineered — you might even say “imagineered” — in unbelievable ways that you just have to see with your own eyes! [Read more…]
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…in Disney World, anyway! And it will be looking even more so very soon!
As we look forward to the holidays in our favorite Disney parks, let’s take a look at when to expect the artful decor to go on display this year. And we’ll look back to the gingerbread displays from past holidays to warm our spirits (and appetites) for now!
These displays will be created by the WDW Food and Beverage team. Sometimes you can even watch the chefs put on the finishing touches! And don’t forget to check out the limited edition Gingerbread Display pins coming out this year!
Please note that information is subject to change.
Grand Floridian Gingerbread House
(Gingerbread House was scheduled to open on November 14th)
As your eyes try to take in the enormous Christmas tree in the lobby, your sense of smell will lead you toward the 16 foot tall Gingerbread House located in the lobby of the Grand Floridian Resort.
It takes over 400 hours to bake the 10,000+ pieces of gingerbread! Last year’s house was amazing, and one of our colleagues snapped some pics of the construction this year! Thanks to Carla at Hoperatives for these!
Don’t forget that you can purchase a treat made from a classic Austrian gingerbread recipe right inside the Gingerbread House!! Freshly baked items will include [Read more…]