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Disney Dining Plans!

Disney dining plans are options available exclusively to Guests of select Walt Disney World Resort hotels with Magic Your Way Vacation Packages.

– How Disney Dining Plans Work –

  • When booking your vacation, purchase one of the Magic Your Way Vacation Packages that includes a Disney dining plan.
  • While vacationing at Walt Disney World Resort, choose from over 100 select restaurants available.
  • Present your Magic Band to your server or cashier prior to ordering. Your Magic Band will have already been matched with your Dining Plan and electronically monitors your party’s allocated meals.
  • Track your meals with the easy-to-read receipt your server will provide you, which displays your remaining meal balance.
  • Redeem your meals in any order throughout your package stay until each person’s meal total is complete.

– Available Disney Dining Plans –

To take advantage of a Disney dining plan, you must purchase one of the following Magic Your Way Vacation Packages that include a Disney dining plan.

  • Magic Your Way Package (no dining plan)
  • Magic Your Way Package Plus Quick Service Dining
  • Magic Your Way Package Plus Dining
  • Magic Your Way Package Plus Deluxe Dining

Quick-Service Dining Plan – For each Package Night, each person (ages 3+) will receive:

  • 2 Quick Service Meals – Once entree’, one dessert and one non-alcoholic beverage or one complete combo meal.
  • 2 Snacks – Frozen Ice-Cream novelty, popsicle or fruit bar, box of popcorn, single piece of whole fruit, medium fountain soft drink or juice.
  • Resort Refillable Drink Mug – One per person, per package.

Dining Plan – For each Package Night, each person (ages 3+) will receive:

  • 1 Table-Service Meal – One entree’, one dessert and one non-alcoholic beverage or one full buffet.
  • 1 Quick-Service Meal – Once entree’, one dessert and one non-alcoholic beverage or one complete combo meal.
  • 2 Snacks – Frozen Ice-Cream novelty, popsicle or fruit bar, box of popcorn, single piece of whole fruit, medium fountain soft drink or juice.
  • Resort Refillable Drink Mug – One per person, per package.
  • Entitlement Exchanges – 1 Table-Service credit per person may be exchanged for 1 Character Dining Experience (Cinderella’s Royal Table will require 2 Table-Service credits). 2 Table-Service credits per person may be exchanged for one of the following: 1 Signature Dining Experience, 1 Disney Dinner Show, 1 Cinderella’s Royal Table Experience or 1 In-Room Private Dining meal. 

Deluxe Dining Plan – For each Package Night, each person (ages 3+) will receive:

  • 3 Meals – Any combination of Quick-Service and/or Table-Service Restaurants. Table-Service Meal – One entree’, one dessert and one non-alcoholic beverage or one full buffet. Quick-Service Meal – Once entree’, one dessert and one non-alcoholic beverage or one complete combo meal.
  • 2 Snacks – Frozen Ice-Cream novelty, popsicle or fruit bar, box of popcorn, single piece of whole fruit, medium fountain soft drink or juice.
  • Resort Refillable Drink Mug – One per person, per package.
  • Entitlement Exchanges – 1 Table-Service credit per person may be exchanged for 1 Character Dining Experience (Cinderella’s Royal Table will require 2 Table-Service credits). 2 Table-Service credits per person may be exchanged for one of the following: 1 Signature Dining Experience, 1 Disney Dinner Show, 1 Cinderella’s Royal Table Experience or 1 In-Room Private Dining meal. 

– Dining Plan Locations –

Please click on each link to see a listing of exactly what restaurants accept the above Dining Plan options at the following locations.

Magic Kingdom – Dining Plan Locations

Epcot – Dining Plan Locations

Hollywood Studios – Dinging Plan Locations

Animal Kingdom – Dinging Plan Locations

Walt Disney World Resorts – Dining Plan Locations

Disney Springs – Dining Plan Locations

– Additional Disney Dining Plan Details –

Gratuities are not included unless otherwise indicated. An automatic 18% gratuity charge will be added to your bill for parties of 6 or more. An automatic gratuity charge may also be added to your bill for items you order that are not included in the Disney Dining Plan (for example, alcoholic beverages).

Merchandise or photo-imaging products that may be offered at Character Dining Experiences are not included, except at Cinderella’s Royal Table.

Many Disney table-service restaurants are quite popular and book quickly. Please make dining reservations up to 180 days in advance by calling (407) WDW-DINE or (407) 939-3463 or by using your local Disney Travel Agent!

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Jungle Skipper Canteen at Magic Kingdom Park

Jungle Cruise fans can look forward to the brand-new Jungle Navigation Co., Ltd. Skipper Canteen restaurant opening in Magic Kingdom Park late 2015. At the Jungle Skipper Canteen, Guests will be able to experience “World Famous Jungle Cuisine” in one of several unique dining rooms – including a crew mess hall and a once-hidden secret meeting room of the famed Society of Explorers and Adventurers. The restaurant will also be staffed by Jungle Cruise Skippers.

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Soarin’ Around the World in Florida and California

Next year, Guests at Epcot and Disney California Adventure Park will journey to far-flung lands and fly above some of the world’s most unique natural landscapes and man-made wonders when the new Soarin’ Around the World makes its U.S. debut.

Stay tuned for information as it becomes available!!!

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After Dark at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Pandora – The World of AVATAR

As part of the largest expansion in the park’s history, Disney’s Animal Kingdom will immerse guests into the world of Pandora, and the entire park will transform after dark with new nighttime entertainment experiences, offering guests longer days than ever before to experience this one-of-a-kind theme park.

  • “Rivers of Light” – Expected to open next spring, “Rivers of Light” will be an innovative experience unlike anything ever seen in a Disney park, combining live performers, floating lanterns, water screens and swirling animal imagery.

New Details on ÒRivers of LightÓ Nighttime Spectacular Coming to DisneyÕs Animal Kingdom

  • Kilimanjaro Safaris® – This popular attraction will be extended for a new nighttime adventure next spring, where guests will travel through the African savanna amid the magically extended orange glow of the setting sun and discover two species new to the attraction: African wild dogs and hyenas.

  • Pandora – The World of AVATAR – Disney’s Animal Kingdom Guests will journey into the magnificent world of Pandora at this new AVATAR-themed land – a world that includes floating mountains, a bioluminescent forest and the winged creatures known as Banshees, giving guests a transformational experience they will never forget.

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  • AVATAR Flight of Passage – This E-ticket attraction, the centerpiece of Pandora, allows guests to soar on a Banshee over a vast alien world. The spectacular flying experience will give guests a birds-eye view of the beauty and grandeur of the world of Pandora on an aerial rite of passage.

See this post, AVATAR LAND, for more information about what is to come in 2017!

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Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida!

Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida

The re-imagining of Disney’s Hollywood Studios will take guests to infinity and beyond, allowing them to step into the worlds of their favorite films, starting with Toy Story Land. This new 11-acre land will transport guests into the adventurous outdoors of Andy’s backyard. Your Clients will think they’ve been shrunk to the size of Woody and Buzz as they are surrounded by over-sized toys that Andy has assembled using his vivid imagination. Using toys like building blocks, plastic buckets and shovels, and game board pieces, Andy has designed the perfect setting for this land, which will include two new attractions and one expanded favorite.

  • Family-friendly roller coaster – All on the back of Slinky Dog, this coaster will zip and zoom, plunge and coast as it takes guests on a fun, toy-filled adventure throughout the new land.
  • Alien saucers attraction – The famous little green aliens from the movie will take Guests around for a spin in their very own flying saucers. The music, lighting and sound effects add to the flurry of action, while “The Claw” looms over.
  • Toy Story Mania!® – Guests glide into the Toy Story Midway Games Play Set and take aim at 3D objects in a variety of fast-paced games, with an expansion that adds a third track to this popular attraction.
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“Tangled: The Musical” Coming to Disney Magic this Fall!

Disney Cruise Line’s newest Broadway-caliber live show – “Tangled: The Musical” – is premiering on the Disney Magic this fall! Here’s a sneak peek at this marvelous musical extravaganza.

If you would like to book a cruise with Disney Cruise Line CONTACT ME TODAY! There are so many amazing ports of call to choose from! Did you know that Disney has it’s own island Castaway Cay? You can experience it for yourself on any Disney Cruise that sails to the Bahamas or Caribbean! To discover more amazing experiences provided by Disney Cruise Line, check out their website disneycruise.disney.go.com!

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ENJOY SAVINGS AT AULANI, A DISNEY RESORT & SPA!

You and your family can save 30% on stays of 5 nights or more, or 25% on 4-night stays when you book by Feb. 8, 2016 for stays most nights Jan. 4 – March 17, 2016.*

And, if you book between Aug. 10 – Sept. 28, 2015, you’ll receive a free meal at Ulu Cafe per person each day of your stay.

Offer Details:
Broad Booking Window: Aug. 10, 2015 – Feb. 8, 2016
Early Booking Offer Window: Aug. 10 – Sept. 28, 2015
Travel Window: Jan. 4 – March 17, 2016

Booking Information:
To book, call 1-866-44-Disney or book through your local Travel Agent!

** For more information about Aulani, click here! **

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Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is a celebration of food and drink from around the world. This even runs from the last weekend in September through the middle of November. This event draws a HUGE crowd of anxious foodies wanting to sample everything there is to offer.

The Food & Wine Festival is included with our general admission ticket into Epcot, there is no additional ticket needed to get into the event. The items that the booths offer could get pretty pricey, so pace yourself!

– Taste Your Way Around the World –

As you travel around World Showcase you can try at least 30 unique cultural cuisines, fine wine and craft beers. Each booth has a menu that is inspired by the region that it represents.  You can rest assured that there’s something for every kind of foodie. To get a list of the booths that will be on display see Global Marketplaces on the Walt Disney World website. All of the food that is served is in small portions so that you can sample foods from multiple booth. Plus if you have a Disney Dining Plan, most of the available food items count as a snack.

– New! Food & Wine in Future World – 

The Food & Wine Festival will be expanding from World Showcase out into Future World! In Future World West, near Imagination, you will find the Artistry of Wine & Cheese area. Here you can sample wine and cheese. Over near the Epcot Character Spot, is the new Sustainable Chew and Chew Lab. This area is inspired by ABC’s hit food-based talk show, “The Chew”. Sustainable Chew will offer three dishes while Chew Lab will demonstrate culinary technology.

– Eat to the Beat Concert Series –

This event only occurs during the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. As you enjoy your food and wine or beer, every evening at 5:30 pm, 6:45 pm and 8:00 pm one of over twenty chart-topping bands and solo artists bring their hits to the American Garden Theater! To find out more information about which music acts will be performing this year see, Eat to the Beat Concert Series on the Walt Disney World Website.

Food And Wine Festival

– Culinary Demonstrations From the Pros –

Cook up a new kind of cuisine as you learn from some of the most celebrated chefs. Each session is 45 minutes and is a separately ticketed event. During these session you collect very useful culinary tips from these leading minds and then, the best part, you get to sample and taste the food and beverage that is demonstrated during the session. To get a full list of what chefs are coming see Culinary Demonstrations. You can call 407-939-3378 or use your local travel agent, ME!, to reserve a spot in one of the many Culinary Demonstrations.

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– Premium Events –

As always there are extra events that you can experience for a little bit more money. Some of these events are:

  • Rockin’ Burger Block Party – Dine on a mouthwatering menu full of incredible burgers and party to some of the best music of the century from a live D.J. To find out more see Rockin’ Burger Block Party on the Walt Disney World website.

  • Tokyo Pairing – Celebrate the marriage of three tasting-size portions of elegant Japanese cuisine with sake and Japanese craft beer. To find out more see Tokyo Pairing on the Walt Disney World website.

  • What’s Cookin’ With… – Dig into one of your guest of honor’s favorite dishes as they offer their keen, culinary insights into what makes their selection so special. To find out information about this event see What’s Cookin’ With… on the Walt Disney World website.

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If you are wanting to purchase a souvenir, besides all of the food and drink you’ve just tasted, you can head over to the Food & Wine’s Welcome Center. The Food & Wine’s Welcome Center is located in the building between Ellen’s Energy Adventure and Mission:SPACE.

To find out more information about the International Food & Wine Festival go to Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Presented by Chase at the Walt Disney World website. Booking and reservations can be made on the Walt Disney World Website as well or you can make them through ME!

** For more information about other Holiday Events, Parties and Festivals that takes place at Walt Disney World, CLICK HERE!**

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BOOK 2015 CANDLELIGHT PROCESSIONAL DINING PACKAGES TODAY!

The rich sounds of a full orchestra and choir fill the America Gardens Theater, and a special celebrity narrator takes the stage for a stirring retelling of the Christmas story as Candlelight Processional returns to Epcot at the Walt Disney World Resort Nov 27-Dec. 30, 2015.

You and your family can enjoy guaranteed seating for this holiday tradition, as well as a delicious meal at an Epcot restaurant with Candlelight Processional Dining Packages – starting $35 for lunch and $50 for dinner for adults (plus tax and gratuity). Packages include an appetizer, entree, dessert and non-alcoholic beverage per person (or one full buffet where applicable).

Here’s a look at a few of the Celebrity Narrators scheduled to make appearances this year (subject to change without notice):

  • TBD Nov. 27-29, 2015

  • Neil Patrick Harris Nov. 30-Dec. 3, 2015

  • Whoopi Goldberg Dec. 4-5, 2015

  • Joe Morton Dec. 6-8, 2015

  • TBD Dec. 9-11, 2015

  • Meredith Vieira Dec. 12-14, 2015

  • TBD Dec.15-23, 2015

  • Edward James Olmos Dec. 24-26, 2015

  • TBD Dec. 27-28, 2015

  • Amy Grant Dec. 29-30

Showtimes are 5 p.m., 6:45 p.m and 8:15 p.m. nightly. Showtimes on Dec. 6 are 6:45 p.m. and 8:15 p.m.

Availability is limited. Please note Park admission is required and is not included in the price of the dining package.

Book a Candlelight Processional Dining Package for you and your family today by calling 407-WDW-DINE or visit Disneyworld.com/holidays. Don’t forget about using your local Travel Agent, ME! 

** To find out more information about where you can reserve dinner reservations at or get updated on celebrity narrators see the Walt Disney World Website for more details!**

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