Planning

Changes Announced for 2017 Disney Dining Plans

By Traci

There are some changes coming to the Disney Dining Plan in 2017, including more snack credits and less dessert. Guests can purchase the Disney Dining Plan as part of a Magic Your Way resort package and can choose from Quick Service Dining Plan, Standard Dining Plan, and a Deluxe Dining Plan. For 2017 the Quick Service Dining Plan includes the following for... »

New Details for the 2016 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

By Traci

The 2016 Epcot International Food and Wine Festival kicks off September 14 and runs for 62 days until November 14. Recently Disney released some new information about what guests can expect at this year’s festival. For the second year in a row the festival marketplace booths will spill over into Future World. While there is no official list of all the booths... »

First Phase of Town Center Now Open at Disney Springs

By Traci

The first phase of the Town Center at Disney Springs officially opened on May 15. The area is home to a variety of high-end retailers and several new dining establishments. New shops include Alex and Ani, Everything But Water, kate spade new york, Lucky Brand, MAC Cosmetics, Pandora, Sephora, Sperry, UGG, Vera Bradley, and more. The new restaurants include B.B. Wolf’s Sausage... »

Tickets on Sale for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

By Traci

Tickets are now on sale for the Halloween and Christmas parties at the Magic Kingdom. This year the ticket prices are tiered - and prices go up the closer you get to the holidays. The dates for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party are: September 2, 8, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25, 29, 30; and October 2, 4, 6, 7, 10, 11,... »

Performers Announced for 2016 Sounds Like Summer Concert Series

By Traci

The 2016 Sounds Like Summer concert series kicks off at Epcot on June 5 and we have the list of performers for this year. Three new tribute bands have been added to the lineup too! This year's lineup is: June 5-11: Don’t Look Back – A Tribute To Boston June 12-18: Hotel California – A Salute to the Eagles June 19-24: Rumours – A Fleetwood... »

Disney Early Morning Magic Event Comes to the Magic Kingdom

By Traci

Disney has announced a new hard ticket event at the Magic Kingdom. The Disney Early Morning Magic event begins April 26 on Tuesday and Saturday mornings. Guests attending the Early Morning Magic will have access to three attractions - Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Peter Pan's Flight, and The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh - plus breakfast at Pinocchio's Village Haus. The breakfast... »

Dates Announced for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

By Traci

The Walt Disney World Resort has announced the dates for the 2016 Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party at the Magic Kingdom. This holiday favorite runs on select nights beginning on November 7 through December 22. The dates for the 2016 parties are: November 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 15, 18, 27, 29; and December 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13,... »

Dates Announced for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

By Traci

Disney has announced the dates for the 2016 Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party! This year's parties are scheduled for 29 days at the Magic Kingdom beginning September 2. The dates for the 2016 Mickey's Not-S0-Scary Halloween Party are: September 2, 8, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25, 29, 30; and October 2, 4, 6, 7, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 18,... »

Walt Disney World Resort Announces Room Deals for Summer 2016

By Traci

If you're making plans for a summertime Walt Disney World Resort vacation, there's a new room rate deal! Disney recently announced the "Awaken Summer" deal good for most nights between June 12 and August 25 at select Walt Disney World Resort hotels. Guests can save up to 30 percent on rooms at select Disney Resort hotels, and if you add a minimum... »

Disney Increases Prices of Disney Dining Plans

By Traci

Less than two weeks after Disney announced a new seasonal ticket pricing system, it has been announced that the prices for the Disney Dining Plan have also been increased. The new Disney Dining Plan prices are effective as of March 9. The prices for the Quick Service Dining Plan are $44.13 per night for guests ages 10 and older, and $19.04 per... »