Disney Travel News Week of 6/18

Good Morning!! So many things happen in Disney news each week. I’ve decided to condense the news into one location so that you can see what’s going on and stay up-to-date.

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Who LOVES Epcot International Food and Wine Festival? PICK ME! Last week on 6/14 you were able to schedule signature dining events. These events are exclusive, immersive and tasty dining experience at a World Showcase restaurant. Tell me more! Contact your Guru Travel Professional to add one of these savory experiences to your vacation. Parents, this makes a fantastic date-night for you.

Mexican Tequila Lunch – La Hacienda de San Angel, Mexico Pavilion – South-of-the-border cuisine paired with the fiery taste of tequila!

  • $85 per person, plus tax (gratuity included).
  • 12-1:30 p.m.
  • Aug. 30, 31, Sept. 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28, Oct. 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 31, Nov. 1, 2, 7, 8 and 9.

Italian Food, Wine Vs. Beer Pairing at Via Napoli – Via Napoli, Italy Pavilion – Authentic Italian dishes with an original twist, each expertly prepared and served with regional beverages.

  • $88 per person, plus tax (gratuity included)
  • 1:30-4:15 p.m.
  • Sept. 25, 27, Oct. 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, Nov. 1, 6 and 8

Italian Regional Food & Wine Pairing Luncheon – Tutto Gusto, Italy Pavilion – Italy’s finest food and drink are paired in perfect harmony and served in a rustic wine cellar.

  • $99 per person, plus tax (gratuity included)
  • 12-2:30 p.m.
  • Sept 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, Oct. 1,3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31, Nov. 5 and 7

Parisian Breakfast – Chefs de France, France Pavilion – Fabulous fresh-baked goodness, from baguettes and croissants to patisserie-perfect pain au chocolat.

  • $40 per person, plus tax (gratuity included)
  • 9:15-10:30 a.m.
  • Sept. 22, 29, Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27, Nov. 3 and 10

French Family Meal Traditions – Monsieur Paul, France Pavilion – From hors d’oeuvres to entrées, your Clients can experience authentic French fare just like Maman used to make.

  • $95 per person, plus tax (gratuity included)
  • 12-3:30 p.m.
  • Oct. 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, Nov. 2, 4, 9 and 11

The Parisian Afternoon, Sandwiches, Macarons and Bubbles! – Monsieur Paul, France Pavilion – Heavenly morsels from Monsieur Paul, the culinary jewel of the France pavilion.

  • $55 per person, plus tax (gratuity included)
  • 1:30-3:30 p.m.
  • Sept. 29, Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27, Nov, 3 and 10

The “Hibachi” Experience: Iron Chef – Teppan Edo, Japan Pavilion – An unforgettable dining experience as the restaurant’s “performing” chefs add a modern twist to traditional cooking techniques

  • $180 per person, plus tax (gratuity included)
  • 4-6 p.m.
  • Oct. 1, 15, 29 and Nov. 5

Tokyo Pairing – Tokyo Dining, Japan Pavilion – Exquisitely prepared meals that showcase the Land of the Rising Sun’s creative presentation.

  • $160 per person, plus tax, gratuity included
  • 4-6 p.m.
  • Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25, Nov, 1 and 8

Mediterranean Food & Wine Pairing – Spice Road Table, Morocco Pavilion – Expertly prepared gourmet cuisine that showcases the unique flavors of Morocco, the Mediterranean and beyond.

  • $65 per person, plus tax (gratuity included)
  • 1-3 p.m.
  • Sept. 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, Oct. 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31, Nov, 5, 7 and 12
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Star-Lord and Gamora from “Guardians of the Galaxy” are now taking Guests on a musical journey through the cosmos in “Guardians of the Galaxy – Awesome Mix Live!” at the America Gardens Theatre at Epcot®. This is something I cannot wait to experience in a couple of weeks when I am there. You can catch“Guardians of the Galaxy – Awesome Mix Live!” five times a day from now through Aug. 19, 2018. It’s included with theme park admission and is part of a lineup of “Incredible Summer” offerings at Walt Disney World®Resort.

Of course the fun would not be complete without some themed snacks…so yummy!

You can stop into the American Adventure at Epcot where you’ll find special offerings inspired by the new “Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Live!” At Liberty Inn, you’ll find an adorable Groot Sipper Cup that comes with your choice of fountain or frozen beverage and a Rocket Fuel Slushy with frozen Coca-Cola and bourbon. Over at Fife & Drum Tavern, you can sip on an “I am Float” Root Beer with vanilla ice cream, whipped cream and mint leaves or the Awesome Mix Slushy with layers of frozen lemonade, blue raspberry, and strawberry. There’s also the chocolate Galaxy Cupcake with buttercream and a white chocolate piece featuring Groot!

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Did you ever think you would be able to visit one of the Disney water parks at night? Check it out! Want to add it to your reservation? Contact your Guru Travel Professional today!

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Disneyland is having some amazing celebrations this summer and it is not too late to get in on the fun! From special offers to summer Pixar fun…do not miss it. In fact, I just booked my family for a quick trip because we don’t want to be left out.

Joining “Paint the Night” on June 23, 2018 is a new float inspired by Disney•Pixar’s “The Incredibles” and “Incredibles 2.” The Parr family and their pal Frozone will make their debut in this spectacular parade with high-tech, pop-art effects.

NEW INCREDIBLES-THEMED FLOAT FOR ‘PAINT THE NIGHT’ PARADE—This June, a new, high-energy Incredibles-themed float will add more Pixar fun to the electrifying “Paint the Night” parade at Disney California Adventure park. Mr. Incredible, Elastigirl and Frozone will showcase their superhero awesomeness as they take on their newest threat, the Underminer. Violet, Dash and Jack-Jack also showcase their unique powers in surprising new ways, as shown through dynamic and innovative visual technology. Like the other elements in this spectacular parade, this new float will come to life through a series of dazzling LED lights, new music elements and high-tech, pop-art effects inspired by the mid-century-modern style of the films. (Disney•Pixar/Disneyland Resort)
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Did I hear you say, “Golf?” I think I did! Did you know that you can golf at Walt Disney World..yep and like everything else, it is magical. Right now Disney is adding some exciting new enhancements to their courses. One of the coolest enhancements will be adding Mickey-shaped bunkers to Lake Buena Vista and Oak Trail similar to the one on No. 6 on the Magnolia course. Thinking about adding a round of golf? No problem, your Guru Travel Professional can get that taken care of for you.

Did you enjoy the news this week? What makes you most excited? Contact us today to plan your Walt Disney World Vacation by calling 877-825-6146 or via email at letstravel@thewdwguru.com.

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