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Walt Disney World News
This year’s Eat to the Beat concert series during the 22nd Epcot International Food & Wine Festival from August 31-November 13 will feature eleven new-to-the-festival bands, including Kenny G., Squeeze and 10,000 Maniacs. In addition, 21 fan-favorite musical acts will return. The concerts take place at the America Gardens Theatre at 5:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. daily. To find out this year’s lineup, check out our page all about the concert series.
- Details are out about this year’s Fourth of July activities at Walt Disney World. From special fireworks at the Magic Kingdom and Epcot, to special shows, and more. Find out about all the events on our Fourth of July Events page.
- Evening Extra Magic Hours at Disney’s Animal Kingdom have been extended through the summer. They were originally scheduled to end on July 4, but now the park will now offer Evening Extra Magic Hours through August 19.
- For 2018, the Disney Dining Plans which can be included with 2018 Magic Your Way vacation packages will be expanded. The new offerings will include more beverage options for Guests to choose from when enjoying quick-service and table-service meals. New options include non-alcoholic premium beverages, like frozen specialty beverages, teas, and specialty coffees, as well as and the majority of alcoholic beverages (available to Guests age 21 and over) served at participating restaurants. Find out more about the Disney Dining Plan here.
- Dockside Margaritas in the Marketplace at Disney Springs is bringing back some classic drinks from Pleasure Island. Eleven different cocktails and non-alcolohic drinks will be on offer daily from June 29 through to September 28. Each week, four different throwback drinks will be featured.