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Disney News Round-up: Full Menus for Flower and Garden Festival Announced, Disney Rolls Out MagicBand 2.0, and More

Happy Monday! We have some fun news today including the full menus for the 2017 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Outdoor Kitchens, and an update on the rollout of the MagicBand 2.0. Let's check out what's happening in today's round-up.

Disney News Round-up: DisneyQuest Closing in July, Disney Files New Ride Patent, and More

Happy first day of February! We made it! In today's Disney news round-up we have a variety of things to check out including the announcement that DisneyQuest is closing for good this summer, and a new patent has been filed by Disney. Let's check it out.

Disney News Round-Up: Planet Hollywood Observatory Now Open, Paddlefish Opening Soon, and More

As we inch closer to February, we have some exciting news about two new restaurants in Disney Springs: Planet Hollywood Observatory and Paddlefish. One just opened and one is just a few days away from its grand opening.

Disney Food News Round-Up: Disney Food Blog Announces New E-book, Paddlefish Opening Date Announced, and More

Today we have some exciting news about a favorite topic: Disney food! Our friends at the Disney Food Blog recently published their latest e-book and we finally have an opening date announced for Paddlefish at Disney Springs. Read on to find out more.

Personal Shopping Service Now Available at Disney Springs

If you're headed to Disney Springs for a shopping excursion and you're looking for some help finding that perfect outfit or accessory, there's a solution. Disney Spring is now offering a personal shopping service for guests.

Disney News Round-Up: New Balloon Debuts at Characters in Flight, Moonlight Magic for DVC Members, and More

Happy Friday! We made it through another week! Today we're talking about a new balloon at Characters in Flight in Disney Springs, Moonlight Magic events for Disney Vacation Club members, and much more. Let's check it out!

Disney News Round-Up: Planet Hollywood Observatory Opening Soon, MagicBand 2 News, and More

Happy Tuesday! We have a bit of news to share today including an update on the opening day for Planet Hollywood Observatory in Disney Springs and some news about the new MagicBand 2. Let's check out today's news.

Ring in the New Year at the Walt Disney World Resort

If you're planning on celebrating New Year's Eve at the Walt Disney World Resort several of the theme parks have special events planned for Saturday night. Guests at the Magic Kingdom can celebrate on Friday and Saturday night.

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50 Things To Do Outside The Parks At Walt Disney World

My daughter and I just got back from a Disney trip that was a little unusual for me. While she went off to ride the rides in the Theme Parks with friends, I enjoy packing in a ton of fun outside the Disney Parks. I'd been putting off many fun Disney activities for years while I focused on park time. To my delight I discovered that it's true, you can have a fantastic Walt Disney World vacation without ever stepping foot in a park.

The Best 5 Things To Eat At Disney Springs This Summer

When I head to Walt Disney World, you can be assured that I am sipping and snacking my way all over the place. It's hard to choose just one fabulous spot to eat, especially when you are somewhere like Disney Springs. There are more Celebrity Chef eateries in this unofficial park than you can swing a Mickey Bar at. My last trip was filled with four days tasting my way through the springs, and I'm tell you that these are The Best 5 Things To Eat At Disney Springs This Summer.

Be A Boss Of Sauce At Chicken Guy! In Disney Springs

Chicken Guy! is a fantastic fast-casual restaurant in Town Center section of Disney Springs. Located along the outer curve of Planet Hollywood, this quick service sensation occupies its own space in the building where Celebrity Chef Guy Fieri has designed the menus for both. While reviews are often mixed on Planet Hollywood, this little chicken spot is fast becoming a popular fast dining destination.

French Macarons From Amorette’s Patisserie

One of my favorite types of cookie is the French Macaron. These delicate confections have been gaining popularity in the US since around 2010, and Disney has several places you can pick up a box. Extremely tricky to make, Disney doesn't always French Macaroons justice, but here at Amorette's Patisserie in Disney Springs they have the skill and take the time to get it right.

The Boathouse Vintage Boat Collection

The Boathouse Orlando is a Signature Restaurant in Disney Springs that focuses on high end steaks, chops, and fresh seafood. With seating for 600, the complex boasts four separate dining rooms, three different bars, a gift shop, and one of the most impressive collection of vintage boats and amphicars in the country.

Amorette’s Patisserie Gilded Apricot Peach Verrine

Amorette's Patisserie at Disney Springs is a charming little artists for those in love with luxury sweets. The Pastry Chefs here are always working hard to provide Walt Disney World guests with tantalizing tastes of their success. While I stopped in on my last trip to buy some French Macarons, the Apricot Peach Verrine caught my eye in a way I couldn't pass up.

Lunch At Pepe by José Andrés In Disney Springs

Previously we brought you the Walt Disney World for Grown-ups team's first thoughts about the new Spanish restaurant at Disney Springs Jaleo by Jose Andres. If the delicious cuisine sounded right up your ally but if you're looking for something faster that still has all the flavor give Pepe by Jose Andres a try instead.

9 Things I Did For Free On My Walt Disney World Vacation

My last trip to Walt Disney World was a unique one for me, because I made the trip almost entirely on a budget of $400. Such a limited budget meant that I had to avoid the Disney Parks, but that doesn't mean I didn't pack my days in the vacation kingdom with loads of fun. If you're currently planning a low budget Disney trip, you may be interested in 9 things I did for free on my Walt Disney World vacation.

Lunch Review Of Maria & Enzo’s Ristorante At Disney Springs

The Patina Restaurant Group has been bringing quality Italian food to Walt Disney World guests for years with its popular restaurants in Epcot's Italy Pavilion. These days you don't have to have a theme park ticket to be treated to a fantastic meal that tastes like the old world. Maria & Enzo's Ristorante is one of three eateries that shares the space of an old airport terminal lakeside at Disney Springs.

Our First Taste Of Jaleo by José Andrés At Disney Springs

Celebrity Chef Jose Andres has just opened his fifth Jaleo restaurant at Disney Springs in the heart of Walt Disney World Resort. The the spirit of Spain is present here with rich flavors that are somehow both traditional as well as cutting-edge. Plates here are meant to be shared with good friends, over good conversation. Authentic Spanish ingredients are merged with local sourced foods to create a stylish yet casual atmosphere that is unique and exciting.