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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.


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.