2013 Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade Taping Schedule for Disney World

Christmas Day Parade

It's that time of year again when I get tons of questions here at Chip and Co as to when Disney will be taping the Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade for both Disney World and Disneyland. Well every year we deliver the news well before the other guys.Well this year is no different!I have the info from a reliable source that Disney World will be taping their Christmas Day Parade on December 6th - 8th, 2013.The schedule is as follows:Friday December 6th, 2013 Morning Practice … [Read more...]

The Secret to a Stress Free Disney World Vacation Planning


Planning your Walt Disney World vacation to fit your needs can be so much fun! Part of the anticipation process is all the planning that goes into it.  Even if you are a frequent visitor, like many of us here at Chip & Co, planning is still a must!  Getting a subscription to Touring Plans, finding an Authorized Disney Vacation Planner, and reading up on the latest Disney news can all be very helpful. Anyway, let's talk about planning your Disney trip to make it stress free when you … [Read more...]

Disney’s Swan and Dolphin Gets Ready for Food and Wine Classic

Disney's Swan

The culinary team at the Disney World Swan and Dolphin is getting ready for the annual Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic, it takes place Oct. 18-19. The event is an great opportunity for everyone to enjoy some yummy food and wine, you can also attend food and wine seminars.Incredible food creations  from short rib Oscar to raspberry s'mores. Guests can buy wines and event merchandise. New this year is a pasta-making seminar hosted by hotel executive chef Robert Ciborowski. … [Read more...]

Tips to Make the Best of your Downtown Disney Visit

Disney Springs Map

Earlier this year it was announced about Disney Springs, the exciting, transformation of Downtown Disney. If you've visited recently, you know that our expansion has officially begun. One of the most popular topics for questions seems to be parking: Will we have more spots? Where will they be located? And where should guests park in the meantime?Yes, more parking is coming! The best part: parking will continue to be complimentary. Work recently started on the first of two multi-level parking … [Read more...]

Cool Off With These Frozen Favorites at Walt Disney World!

Fife & Drum Tavern Epcot

Just because the fall decorations are up in the Magic Kingdom doesn't mean that fall weather has settled in to stay in Florida!  I just came back from a great week that was anything but cool.  With temperatures in the 90s, each day was filled with harsh sun, hot heat, and unbearable sweating.  It was hot, especially between 1 and 5 pm.  Thank goodness, the cool of sun down and the promise of a daily rain shower meant the nights were much more comfortable!   But when the sun was beating down, we … [Read more...]