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Sweet Easter Treats Available at Walt Disney World Resort

 

If you’ll be visiting Walt Disney World over the Easter Holiday, you’ll want to check out some of these sweet Easter-themed treats available throughout the resort.

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At Disney Springs, The Ganachery has a salted caramel bunny pop and milk and dark chocolate Easter bunnies.  They also have four flavors of foil-wrapped eggs.

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Over at Epcot, you’ll find two specialty cupcakes. Fountain View has a chocolate cupcake with marshmallow filing, buttercream frosting bunny feet and a tail. And at Sunshine Seasons, a chocolate chip cupcake is filled with chocolate-caramel mousse, topped with buttercream, crushed chocolate cookies and jelly beans.

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At Main Street Bakery in Magic Kingdom Park, there’s a dapper vanilla cupcake with vanilla buttercream, topped with an “Easter bonnet” sugar cookie sandwich, filled with jam, coated in white chocolate.

And there’s plenty of treats to be found at the Disney Resorts.  At Disney’s Contemporary Resort,  Contempo Café, has two specialty cupcakes. A Carrot Cake Cupcake with white chocolate filling and cream cheese buttercream frosting, garnished with toasted coconut and carrot powder that will be available until April 29. On April 16, a special Easter cupcake will also be available; coconut cake is filled with chocolate cream before being topped with banana buttercream frosting, white chocolate shavings and jelly beans.

Additionally, BoardWalk Bakery at Disney’s Boardwalk will offer adorable pink or blue bunny macarons from April 7 to 16.

Yum!

Easter Eggs on Display at Disney’s Grand Floridian and Disney’s Contemporary Resorts

 

As we near Easter Sunday, make sure you stop by Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa and Disney’s Contemporary Resort to see their amazing Easter Egg displays.

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Each chocolate egg is hand sculpted, painted, and decorated by the talented pastry teams at each resort.

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The eggs will be on display through April 29, 2017.

 

 

Celebrate Earth Day at Busch Gardens Tampa Bay on April 22

 

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay will be celebrating their annual Earth Day event on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 10am – 4pm.  Come on out to learn about nature, animals and how you can make a difference in the world around you.

Keepers will be on hand to answer your questions about gorillas, cheetahs, lions, and orangutans and you can watch the animals eat some special Earth Day treats.  You can also learn about some of Busch Gardens’ special projects like composting and recycling, the Rising Tide Conservation project and the Tampa Bay Watch Oyster Restoration project.

Don’t forget to bring in a cell phone to recycle and learn how it can save gorillas. As a thank you, guests who donate will receive a voucher to feed a kangaroo or lorikeet.  In addition to the Earth Day celebration, guests can also enjoy the Food and Wine Festival and the concert after!

Here’s a schedule of the Earth Day activities scheduled for April 22:

ACTIVITIES: Games and prizes for kids while learning about animals, conservation and nature

11 a.m. – Gorilla enrichment in Myombe Reserve

12:15 p.m. – Orangutan Willie’s birthday celebration in Jungala

12:30pm – Tiger enrichment in Jungala

2:15 – Lion enrichment in Edge of Africa

2:35 – Elephant enrichment shift

3pm – Cheetah run and enrichment

For more information, visit BuschGardens.com.

 

Create Your Own Custom Easter Basket at Disney Springs

 

Disney Floral and Gifts is offering something new this Easter season, the opportunity for guests to create their own custom Easter Baskets.

Beginning this Friday April 14, the team will be on hand at Marketplace Co-Op at Disney Springs to assist guests during normal operating hours through Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017.  In addition to loose floral bouquets, they will also be offering custom build-your-own Easter Baskets.  Guests can simply bring all the goodies they purchased throughout Disney Springs to a talented “Basketeer” who will design and create a personable and unique basket.

The possibilities are endless….

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from a Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique themed basket

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or a classic candy and toy basket…

Or even a sophisticated basket featuring fine chocolates from The Ganachery and jewelry from Pandora.  The choice is yours.

Prices for the container and wrapping start at $9.99; white Easter Baskets, pictured, are $29.99, not including the product. Free delivery to any Disney Resort hotel is included at no additional charge.

 

 

 

 

 

New Star Wars Merchandise Coming to Star Wars Celebration and Disney Parks this Month

 

Star Wars fans, you’ll definitely want to see this!  Disney is launching some new Star Wars merchandise this month at Star Wars Celebration and select locations at Disney Parks, and we have a sneak peek at some of these unique items.

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First off, there’s a limited release, boxed set with four Astromech droid action figures inspired by characters from the animated series, “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.”

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Additionally, three limited release action figures are making their debut including C1-10P “Chopper” from Disney XD’s animated series “Star Wars Rebels;” a two-pack featuring R2-D2 and C-3PO celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars: A New Hope; and a red Protocol droid, R-3D0, that was briefly seen in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Cody Hampton from Disney Parks Merchandise and life-long Star Wars fan says, “This is the first time we’ve introduced Protocol droids to the Star Wars Droid Factory collection.  All of these pre-packaged figures have interchangeable parts that can be mixed and matched with action figures created at the Droid Factory.”

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Those who love the popular Star Wars Build-Your-Own Lightsaber experience at Disney Parks will love the three emitters inspired by lightsabers seen in Star Wars Rebels.

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Finally, we have a cute and cuddly plush Ewok scout named Paploo as seen in Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi. This is the 12th character from the limited release Ewok plush collection, and was created especially for Star Wars Celebration 2017.

According to Disney, these products will debut in Booth 3463 at Star Wars Celebration, a Star Wars fan event coming to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida from April 13-16, 2017. Please note select single day tickets are still available for this event.

On April 17, guests may find action figures and the Build-Your-Own Lightsaber parts in select merchandise locations at Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts.