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Disney News Round-up For Friday, October 19th, 2018

Welcome to another Friday news round-up! This week we've got some great announcements that may make your next Walt Disney World vacation even more magical. To begin with the new daily ticket pricing is now in effect.

Friday News Round-up September 21st, 2018

Have you stayed in the know with all things Disney this week? Don't worry if you didn't have a chance, we're here with the Friday news round-up to bring you up to date!

Disney News Round-up For Friday, September 14th, 2018

It's been another busy week trying to keep up with following all things Disney. Here are a few bits of recent news we didn't want you to miss!

The Walt Disney Company tops Forbes' list of the World's Best Regarded Companies for 2018, moving up four spots from 2017, the first year that the rankings were compiled. Disney ranks No. 1, earning the highest marks among Forbes' 2018 Global 2000 companies.

Disney News Round-up: Ale & Compass Restaurant Now Open, Minnie Van Updates, and More

Happy day before Thanksgiving! If you're traveling today, here's to short lines at the airport and no traffic jams! If you're at home, we hope you're enjoying a great day. In today's round-up we're talking about the brand new Ale & Compass Restaurant at Disney's Yacht Club Resort, a new addition to the Minnie Van rotation, and more.

Disney Holiday News Round-up: Contemporary Gingerbread Display, Menus for the Epcot Festival of the Holidays, and More!

The holidays are in full swing at Disney World and today's news round-up is full of holiday-themed news including details on the menus for the Epcot Festival of the Holidays, gingerbread displays news, and much more! Let's dig in.

Disney News Round-up: Holiday Eats at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Houston Astros Celebrate at the Magic Kingdom, and More

Happy Tuesday! We're back with another installment of our Disney news round-up. Today we have details on holiday eats including new treats at Disney's Hollywood Studios, the World Series celebration at the Magic Kingdom, and much more.

The Epcot International Festival of Holidays Begins November 19

We've been reporting on the upcoming holiday season at the Walt Disney World Resort and today we have news about the renamed holiday festival at Epcot and what guests can expect when the festivities begin in November.

NEWS: Disney Dining Plan Updates Announced for 2018 and Alcoholic Drinks are Now Included

We have big news today! The 2018 Disney Dining Plan updates were announced this morning and for the first time ever the Dining Plan includes specialty beverages and alcoholic beverages (for guests 21 and older of course).

Mobile Order Coming to Satu’li Canteen and Other Restaurants at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

When Satu'li Canteen opens May 27 with the rest of Pandora - The World of Avatar at Disney's Animal Kingdom, guests will be able to use the new Mobile Order system on the My Disney Experience app. The new ordering system will then expand to other restaurants this summer.

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Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth at the Magic Kingdom’s Main Street Confectionery

The next time you're visiting the Magic Kingdom and you just have to buy something sweet to satisfy your sweet tooth, we suggest stopping by the Main Street Confectionery. It's our favorite spot to stop morning, noon, or night for some of the best goodies at the Magic Kingdom.

Tokyo Dining is the Spot for Great Views of World Showcase and Good Sushi

Epcot's World Showcase is home to quite a few great dining locations and one of the top spots has to be Tokyo Dining, especially if you're a fan of sushi. Not only will you enjoy a lovely lunch or dinner here but if you're lucky enough to snag a window seat you'll have an incredible view of World Showcase. And if you dine here at night, that means a front row seat for IllumiNations.

The Best Things to Eat On A Stick At Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World Guests know that the Vacation Kingdom is a fantastic place to find a snack. There are so many treats and and snack flavors entire books have been written about snacking across the property. We found out that Saturday March 28th is the official "Something On A Stick Day!" To honor the fun sounding holiday we rounded up a few of our Disney treats to give you delicious ideas of how you can celebrate.

Curb Your Craving for Italian Food at Tony’s Town Square Restaurant in the Magic Kingdom

When you're making plans to visit the Magic Kingdom and you're also thinking about making an Advance Dining Reservations for a unique and fun spot to eat we suggest checking out Tony's Town Square Restaurant. This Italian restaurant is home to charming decor, great outdoor seating, and some good Italian fare too.

Enjoy Hand-Scooped Ice Cream Sundaes and More at the Magic Kingdom’s Plaza Ice Cream Parlor

When you're craving something cold and sweet at the Magic Kingdom there are a few places you can visit for soft serve ice cream, Dole Whip, or even a Citrus Swirl. But sometimes you just really want a hand-scooped ice cream sundae to enjoy while watching the fireworks over Cinderella Castle. That's when you stop by the Plaza Ice Cream Parlor on Main Street U.S.A.

Tips For Visiting Epcot’s International Flower & Garden Festival

Spring at the Walt Disney World Resort is bursting with color and new life, especially at Epcot - where lush gardens, inspired flavors and lively entertainment fill the days and nights of the 75-day Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. Running from March 4-May 17, 2015 the festival is included in the price of your Epcot Park Admission, so be sure to take advantage of the extra fun.

Stop by Pinocchio’s Village Haus for a Good Meal and a Great View

Pinocchio's Village Haus at the Magic Kingdom is one of those almost hidden gems at Walt Disney World. We all know it exists, since it does sit right next to it's a small world and is pretty much in the center of Fantasyland. But it seems like it's one of those places that we often walk past but rarely walk in to dine, even though it is consistently good when we do eat there.

3 Great Places To Grab A Pint In Disney On St. Patricks Day

Just because you're on vacation doesn't mean you can't celebrate Saint Patrick's Day at Walt Disney World. The bakeries will be filled with sweet seasonal treats, but come on - it's Saint Patrick's Day - of course we're going to tell you where to grab a great pint. So may your pockets be heavy and your heart be light, may good luck pursue you each morning and night.

Grab a Bite to Eat at the ABC Commissary at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

When you're visiting Disney's Hollywood Studios and you're looking for a spot to sit, relax, escape the brutal summer sun, and find a fast meal, we think the ABC Commissary is a good place to stop. It might not be the spot that people always rave about but it does have a few hidden gems on the menu that are worth checking out.

Get Your Dole Whip Fix at Aloha Isle at the Magic Kingdom

If there's one snack that is always on my must-eat list every single time I'm at the Magic Kingdom its Dole Whip. For me it's the quintessential Walt Disney World treat! And while it is available at Disney's Polynesian Village, and at Sunshine Tree Terrace, and sometimes even at the Animal Kingdom's Tamu Tamu Refreshments I always have to stop at Aloha Isle or it just isn't the same.