Category Archives: Walt Disney World

New Prix Fixe Dinner Experience Coming to Be Our Guest Restaurant This Summer

Beginning July 27, 2018, the popular Be Our Guest Restaurant at Magic Kingdom will introduce a prix fixe dinner.  The new dining experience will feature a variety of delectable French-inspired dishes and new offerings. Guests will enjoy a three-course dinner that includes your choice of appetizer and entrée, followed by a personal dessert platter.

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To start off your meal, the appetizer menu will include favorites like the French Onion Soup in addition to rich new offerings like Charred Octopus with citrus-laced fingerling potatoes, pickled hearts of palm and red pepper coulis; Escargot with herb garlic butter and toasted gremolata;

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and a selection of assorted meats and artisanal cheeses such as chicken liver pâté, chorizo sausage Manchego, and truffle tremor.

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For the main course, feast on mouth-watering entrées such as Grilled Center-Cut Filet Mignon with potato au gratin, Romano beans, Cipollini marmalade and a cherry-laced red wine reduction or the Smoked Black-Eye Pea Tortellini with roasted seasonal vegetables, tomato relish and basil-scented tomato water. Other enticing dishes include Poulet Rouge Chicken, Saffron-Infused Seafood Bouillabaisse, Roasted Lamb Chops and Kurobuta Pork Tenderloins.

Chefs are also working hard on the final touches on the fabulous desserts as well as the kid’s menu.  Stay tuned for updates!

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Reservations will open this Friday, February 23rd, and can be booked online or by calling 407-WDW-DINE (407-939-3463).


Magic Kingdom’s Festival of Fantasy Parade Moving to 2pm This Summer

Festival of Fantasy, Magic Kingdom’s popular afternoon parade ,will change its start time this summer.  Beginning Sunday, August 19, 2018, the parade will kick off at 2pm instead of 3pm.  The change is most likely due to the start of Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.

In case you aren’t familiar,  the daily spectacular showcases fantastic and innovative parade floats, vibrant costumes, and an original soundtrack that features beloved songs from favorite Disney films, plus a new parade theme song.

LittleMissMatched at Disney Springs Permanently Closing

LittleMissMatched, located in the Marketplace at Disney Springs, will permanently close on Sunday, February 25, 2018. The clothing and accessories boutique is best known for selling unique items like  scented socks and reversible swimwear.  A replacement store has not yet been announced.


Minnie Van Service Now at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort

Beginning today, Disney’s Minnie Van Transportation Service will be available at both Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside and Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter at Walt Disney World Resort.

In case you aren’t familiar, the Minnie Van Service is a collaboration with Lyft, allowing guests at Walt Disney World to arrange their own private Disney vehicle right from the Lyft app on their smartphone. With Minnie Van Service, Disney cast members will drive you to wherever you want to be at Walt Disney World Resort. This service accommodates up to six guests and provides two versatile car seats so even the tiniest of passengers can travel in style!  The cost is $25 for a one way trip.

To use this service, simply visit the front desk at a participating resort to activate the Minnie Van Service through the Lyft app.

Below are the Disney hotels who currently use the Minnie Van Service:

  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
  • Disney’s Boardwalk Resort
  • Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
  • Disney’s Contemporary Resort
  • Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground
  • Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
  • Disney’s Old Key West
  • Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort
  • Disney’s Pop Century Resort
  • Disney’s Port Orleans – French Quarter
  • Disney’s Port Orleans – Riverside
  • Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa
  • Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
  • Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club


Meg Donnelly and Milo Manheim from Disney’s ‘ZOMBIES’ Visit Walt Disney World Resort

Meg Donnelly and Milo Manheim, stars of the newest Disney Channel original movie, ‘ZOMBIES,’recently visited Walt Disney World Resort. During their visit, the two met Cruella de Vil, sang in the caves on Tom Sawyer’s Island, braved the Haunted Mansion in Magic Kingdom Park and watched the “Festival of Fantasy” parade.

Check out the video below:

“ZOMBIES,” premiers Friday, February 16th at 8 p.m. on Disney Channel.