Planning

Winter Holiday Season at the Walt Disney World Resort Begins November 5 at the Magic Kingdom

By Traci

The winter holiday season officially starts November 5 at the Walt Disney World Resort. As soon as the jack-o-lanterns have been removed from the Magic Kingdom the garland and wreaths go up and it's time for Christmas celebrations. Queen Elsa will be lighting Cinderella Castle this year during the nightly Castle Dream Lights celebration. The castle will be decked out  in 200,000... »

‘Stay, Play, and Dine’ Walt Disney World Discount Package Announced

By Traci

Just in time for those mid-winter or early spring Walt Disney World vacation plans, Disney has announced the 'Stay, Play, and Dine' discount is back! This package includes a 5-night/6-day stay with room, park tickets, and the Disney Dining Plan included. Guests can save up to $600 (or more at some deluxe resorts) when booking this package. The Stay, Play, and Dine... »

Disney Food Blog Launches ‘DFB Guide to Animal Kingdom & Hollywood Studios Snacks’ e-book

By Traci

The Disney Food Blog recently announced the grand launch of the 'DFB Guide to Animal Kingdom & Hollywood Studios Snacks' e-book. This full-color, instantly downloadable e-book is part of of the DFB Snack Series of e-books, and features more than 280 pages of snacks at Disney's Animal Kingdom and Disney's Hollywood Studios. In the book readers will find information and advice on... »

Fall Room Discounts Announced for the Walt Disney World Resort

By Traci

Fall is a great time to visit the Walt Disney World Resort and there are new room discounts for guests planning a vacation this year. The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival starts in mid-September and Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party begins September 1. Later in the season after the Halloween decorations come down the Magic Kingdom is decked out for the... »

Premium Dessert Party Added to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom

By Traci

Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party just got a dose of villains added to the mix. Disney has announced an all-new premium dessert party will take place during the Mickey's Not-S0-Scary Halloween Party this fall. The Villians' Sinister Soiree: A Takeover of Cinderella Castle will include preferred viewing for the 8:15 performance of Mickey’s “Boo-to-You” Halloween Parade and Happy HalloWishes Fireworks. Lady Tremaine - Cinderella's... »

Disney Releases 2015 Dining Plan Information

By Traci

Just in time to start planning your 2015 Walt Disney World vacation, Disney has announced the information for the dining plans. The 2015 Disney Dining Plans include a new quick service location - Starbucks at Downtown Disney's West Side - and a new table service location, Las Ventanas at the Coronado Springs Resort. Guests who choose to dine at Cinderella's Royal Table... »

Epcot Food & Wine Festival Special Event Bookings Open Now!

By Traci

The bookings for the 2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival special events are now open to the public. The festival's premium events can be booked by phone at 407-WDW-FEST (407-939-3378). Certain special events including seminars, demos, Party for the Senses (for October 4, 11, 18 and November 1), and Disney's 3-D Dessert Discovery can also be booked at epcotfoodfestival.com. There are a... »

News! Disney Food Blog Launches the ‘DFB Guide to the 2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival’ E-book

By Traci

The Disney Food Blog recently announced the grand launch of the DFB Guide to the 2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival ebook! This full-color, instantly downloadable PDF e-book features more than 220 pages of marketplace booth menus, photos, and more. If you're planning a trip to the 2014 Epcot Food and  Wine Festival, this e-book is a great resource for all your... »

Bookings Available for 2014 Candlelight Processional Dining Packages

By Traci

Bookings for the 2014 Candlelight Processional Dining Packages are now available. The dining packages for the Candlelight Processional includes: lunch or dinner at select Epcot restaurants and guaranteed seating to the Candlelight Processional. The 2014 Candlelight Processional is scheduled for November 28 through December 30 this year, and is performed three times each night (5 p.m., 6:45 p.m., and 8:15 p.m.). The program... »

Lineup Announced for the 2014 Eat to the Beat Concerts

By Traci

The musical lineup has been announced for the 2014 Eat the Beat concerts taking place during the Epcot Food and Wine Festival. Five new acts join 17 fan-favorite bands for this year's concerts, including Jo Dee Messina, Fuel, Jim Brickman, Los Lonely Boys, and David Cook. This year’s lineup (subject to change): September 19-21: Jo Dee Messina – NEW! September 22-23: The Pointer Sisters September... »