2015 Epcot Food & Wine Festival Dates Announced

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Great news! Disney has released the dates for the 2015 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. This year the food and fun launches on September 25th and runs through November 16! That is 53 days to make it out to one of my favorite events of the year.As of right now no other details have been released but just as soon as they do we will have them here on Chip and Co!Let me help you plan your Epcot International Food & Wine Festival vacation. Contact me at … [Read more...]


Documents Filed for an Epcot’s Frozen Expansion

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Documents have been filed for Epcot's Frozen Expansion. The new "Frozen" attraction will be located between Norway and Mexico. It will be taking over the old Maelstrom ride and then some. The new documents were prepared for the South Florida Water Management District and the Reedy Creek Improvement District.It will be quite the expansion, it includes a 13,000 square foot building which will house the main attraction.You can see the plans here... Epcot_Frozen_plans.Disney … [Read more...]


Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Announces Sixth Annual Food & Wine Classic

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The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic is returning for its sixth year on Friday Oct. 30, and Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015, at the Epcot Resort Area hotel.The two-night, outdoor festival will feature more than 40 stations with culinary selections from the hotel’s award-winning restaurants and wine from more than 30 wineries. Guests will also enjoy live music, a beer garden featuring local and seasonal brews from around the world and food and beverage seminars led by the … [Read more...]


5 Ways to Save Money on Food at Walt Disney World

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I am a foodie in my everyday life, but when I am at Walt Disney World, I really let my foodie flag fly high. I know how expensive eating at Disney can be and I've honed my skills so that I can save money where I can in order to splurge in other areas. Here are my top five tips for saving money on food at Walt Disney World.1. BYOB: Bring Your Own Bottle - water bottle that is. Buying water bottle after water bottle is really expensive in the parks, not to mention environmentally unfriendly. … [Read more...]


New Behind the Scenes Tour at Animal Kingdom

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An exciting new backstage experience is in the works at Animal Kingdom. This new tour will replace the existing 'Backstage Safari' tour, which will be retired February 27, 2015.Beginning March 1, 2015 ‘Backstage Tales' as it will now be called, will offer Guests the chance to take a look behind the scenes at the park and its animal inhabitants. They will be able to explore the Animal Nutrition Center to see how more than 3 tons of food are prepared and distributed each day, explore a … [Read more...]


Disney World Annual Passholders Dining Discounts!

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Walt Disney World Annual Passholders are eligible for some great dining discounts in 2015! I can't wait to start saving!Tables in Wonderland$25 off the regular price of the Tables in Wonderland Membership. Benefits include a 20% discount (excludes applicable tax and gratuity) on all food and beverages at participating Resort hotel and Theme Park restaurants and member-only invitations to special Food and Wine events, winemaker dinners, and celebrity chef dinners, plus much more. … [Read more...]


Girl challenges Gaston to arm wrestle match and wins!

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This 11 year old girl decided to challenge Gaston to an arm wrestling contest at Disney's Magic Kingdom and wins! See how she does it. … [Read more...]


New MagicBands and Accessories to Kick Off 2015 at Walt Disney World Resort

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It's 2015 and new MagicBands are on their way! Mickey showing his Disney Side (pictured above) is a limited release retail MagicBand. It's currently available in select merchandise locations in Florida for $24.95 (plus tax).Later this month, these beauties will be available.Ariel and Cinderella Castle - January 16Belle - January 23Tinker Bell and Buzz Lightyear with Woody - January 30These open edition retail MagicBands will cost $19.95 each (plus tax).We will also … [Read more...]


Guy Challenges Gaston to Pushup Contest and loses

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A young man at Walt Disney World decided to challenge Gaston to a Push up contest. The results will surprise you. Nobody does Push ups like Gaston... … [Read more...]


100 Disney Foods to Eat Before you Die Challenge

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How daring have you been while eating at Walt Disney World? Are you the adventurous type who tries everything and anything? Or are you more conservative and stick with what you know and like?We created this Disney Food Challenge to see where exactly you fall on the Disney World Food Addict Chart. Keep score how many you have tried and at the end you will be graded on how you have done.Please note while I would love to list every item at Disney World it would be impossible. These are just … [Read more...]