Update to the November WDW Refurbishment Schedule: Liberty Tree Tavern

News update: The reopening of Liberty Tree Tavern has been pushed back by a few days. The beloved restaurant is now set to reopen on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2015.Many of you have been anxiously awaiting the grand reopening of Liberty Tree Tavern to get your hands (and forks) on a  Patriot's Platter! - Roasted Turkey Breast, Carved Beef and Sliced Pork with Mashed Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables, Herb Bread Stuffing, and Macaroni & Cheese, White Cake filled with Apples sounds perfect … [Read more...]

Disney World Monorail Accident Halts Service to Magic Kingdom

BREAKING NEWS: Multiple sources have reported a minor monorail accident that occurred this afternoon at Walt Disney World on the express monorail track that runs from the Transportation & Ticket Center to the Magic Kingdom, which passes through the Contemporary resort.The incident happened while the monorail was being towed during a test and there were no guests on board. Therefore, no injuries have been reported, thank goodness! It seems as though the front car of the monorail crashed … [Read more...]

Survivor’s Guide to Celebrating the Holidays at Walt Disney World

The magic of Disney is somehow extra special during the holidays.  There's just something about the tall Christmas trees, the sparkling lights, the wreaths, and the overall feeling of the season that adds to the experience.  I mean, who can resist Santa Goofy or a super special Christmas version of Jungle Jingle Cruise?But it is a well-known fact that Disney World plays host to thousands of families during the holidays, and there are days, particularly between Christmas and New Year's, when … [Read more...]

Digital Disney Gift Cards Now Accepted at Walt Disney World

As of yesterday guests at the Walt Disney World Resort can now use digital Disney Gift Cards as a method of payment at select retail and dining locations.  This new gift card will work just like the standard plastic gift cards.  The digital gift card will need to be loaded onto a wallet application of their choice such as Go Wallet, Gyft or Passbook.  We are hearing that these digital Disney Gift Cards can be used at any location a plastic gift card can be used but haven't had a chance to check … [Read more...]

New runDisney Shoe from New Balance is coming soon!

Surrounding the 2016 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, New Balance will be announcing the release of the newest, limited-edition shoe in the runDisney collection! The shoe will be available during the Walt Disney World Marathon weekend from January 6 – January 10, 2016! As soon as we have more information we  will share it here on Chip and Co! … [Read more...]

Disney Releases full details for Star Wars Launch Bay in Hollywood Studios and more!

The Force is growing stronger at Walt Disney World Resort with the addition of new Star Wars-inspired entertainment arriving in December at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.  I don't know about you, but I cannot WAIT to see all of the changes that will be happening and I'm so excited for everything Star Wars!The Star Wars themed entertainment will include new experiences as well as reimagined elements of popular Star Wars attractions at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, starting Dec. 1 – just ahead of … [Read more...]

Celebrate the Holidays at Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort

The holiday season will be here before you know it!  Are you planning on a holiday trip to Walt Disney World?  There are so many amazing ways to celebrate the holidays throughout Walt Disney World.  Let take a closer look at Disney Springs, the newly renamed shopping, dining and entertainment district.Drawing inspiration from Florida’s waterfront towns and natural beauty, Disney Springs treats you to a one-of-a-kind Disney experience amid beautiful open-air promenades and waterfront charm. … [Read more...]

Walt Disney World Refurbishment Schedule for November 2015

Refurbishments at Walt Disney World are unfortunately a necessary evil. Hopefully, this Refurb list will help you plan your trip and make sure you will get to experience your favorite attractions! In case you missed the news Soarin’ is on the list of rides that will be down starting in January. Also Colortopia is now open in Innoventions East in Epcot! Be sure to check it out!Magic Kingdom ParkMonorail The Walt Disney World® Resort Monorail System is undergoing refurbishment and may be … [Read more...]

Celebrate Fall with the Swan & Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

A few weeks ago while I was at Walt Disney World I finally had the chance to attend the Swan & Dolphin Food & Wine Classic. I say finally because year after year I have been unable to attend, this year I broke that cycle!The Swan & Dolphin Food & Wine Classic features cuisine from the hotel’s own award-winning signature restaurants: Il Mulino New York Trattoria, Shula’s Steak House and Todd English’s bluezoo, with wine and spirits samplings from around the … [Read more...]

Special Live Stream of Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights this Wednesday!

Our friends at Disney will be live streaming The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights this Wednesday, November 18, at 10:30 p.m. EST on the Disney Parks Blog! I was lucky enough to see it one last time before it is pulled down forever. The last day is January 3, 2016... To see the live stream just visit the Disney Parks Blog main page on Wednesday, November 18, at 10:30 p.m. EST. The live stream will appear in a blog post at the top of their site.In case you missed my post about all … [Read more...]