Disney Springs News

Preview: What's New for This Holiday SeasonPreview: What's New for This Holiday Season
July 20, 2018
Walt Disney World held a special "Christmas in July" event for media to share a preview of what will be new in the parks this coming holiday season.

 

World of Disney Renovation UpdateWorld of Disney Renovation Update
July 20, 2018
As you probably already know, the World of Disney stores at both Disney Springs in Orlando and Downtown Disney District in Anaheim have been undergoing extended renovation that started in February of this year.

One of the AllEars.Net team was wandering around the Disney Springs Marketplace the other evening and captured a few photos of this work-in-progress, so we thought we'd share and get your thoughts.

 

Edison Featuring Red White & Blue Burger Edison Featuring Red White & Blue Burger
July 15, 2018
The Edison at Disney Springs launched a Burger of the Month Series several months ago. This month's offering, "The Red White & Blue Burger," is layers of short rib and brisket garnished with housemade BBQ pulled pork, fried onions, and coleslaw.

 

First Look: Terralina Crafted Italian at Disney SpringsFirst Look: Terralina Crafted Italian at Disney Springs
July 14, 2018
Terralina Crafted Italian restaurant opened at Disney Springs on June 28. AllEars.Net's Deb Koma stopped in the other day for a quick look around and sampled a few menu items.

 

Preview of 2018 Holiday Season Around the WorldPreview of 2018 Holiday Season Around the World
July 10, 2018
From captivating decor and unique character experiences to delicious treats and magical moments, there is something for everyone during the holiday season at Walt Disney World Resort, starting November 8. Here is a preview of the festivities that await guests in the theme parks and Disney Springs.

 

Lightning McQueen's Racing Academy, Much More on the Horizon for Walt Disney World!Lightning McQueen's Racing Academy, Much More on the Horizon for Walt Disney World!
June 29, 2018
At the media briefing on June 29, 2018, it was announced that Lightning McQueen's Racing Academy, featuring the popular character from the "Cars" films, will debut in Disney's Hollywood Studios early in 2019. The all-new show-attraction, to be located in Sunset Showcase near Rock 'n' Roller Coaster, will also feature Mater and Cruz Ramirez while McQueen demonstrates racing techniques on a new simulator. Disney also provided updates on Minnie and Mickey's Runaway Railway attraction, the Skyliner, and much more.

 

PhotoPass Photographers Offering Independence Day Themed OpportunitiesPhotoPass Photographers Offering Independence Day Themed Opportunities
June 28, 2018
Now through September 3, Disney PhotoPass photographers will be available at Walt Disney World's Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach water parks, both in the water and out. They will also be stationed at the water park Character Experience locations, some of which have special props. Disney PhotoPass has also added special photo opportunities celebrating Independence Day around the theme parks.


-- At the Magic Kingdom's The Muppets Present Great Moments in American History a Disney PhotoPass photographer will be located near Sleepy Hollow in Liberty Square at certain times on July 3 and 4, and will feature a Magic Shot featuring the stars of the show. There will also be a PhotoPass photographer near the replica of the Liberty Bell on July 4th. Cinderella's Coach will be in Fantasyland all day on July 3 and 4, and a Disney PhotoPass photographer will be there, while in the evenings, Ariel's Grotto will have its own PhotoPass photographer with a special photo op.

-- The Disney PhotoPass Studio in the Disney Springs Marketplace is featuring special red, white and blue virtual backdrops now through July 7.

-- At all four theme parks on the Fourth of July, select photographers will have a festive Stars and Stripes prop that you can include in your photos.

 

Brews and BBQ at Disney Springs Through Sept. 3Brews and BBQ at Disney Springs Through Sept. 3
June 26, 2018
Starting June 29, you'll be able to find BBQ-inspired dishes at nearly every restaurant at Disney Springs. For guests ages 21 and older, each of these dishes can be paired with a crisp, craft-brewed beer. "Disney Springs Brews and BBQ" offerings will be at 23 different Disney Springs locations through Sept. 3.

 

Terralina Crafted Italian Now Open! Terralina Crafted Italian Now Open!
June 25, 2018
On June 28, James Beard Award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano will debut his newest dining concept, Terralina Crafted Italian. Set along the shores of Lake Buena Vista, Terralina Crafted Italian was inspired by the design and lifestyle of Northern Italy's famous lakes like Lake Como, set far away from city life and surrounded by picturesque villages.

 

Celebrate Father's Day at Disney WorldCelebrate Father's Day at Disney World
June 15, 2018
This Father's Day, June 17, watch for shopping and dining specials throughout the World, such as:

-- "T-Bone and Tail" Father's Day meal at Paddlefish at Disney Springs: a 20 oz. T-Bone and cold water lobster tail with a classic bearnaise sauce for $59.

-- Morimoto Asia at Disney Springs is offering dads a complimentary beverage this Father's Day; purchase of an adult entree required.

-- Also, Amorette's Patisserie will offer dipped "Tuxedo" strawberries and special treats honoring Geppetto, the puppetmaker-father from "Pinocchio," from June 14 to 17.

 

Paddlefish Hosting Summer Special EventsPaddlefish Hosting Summer Special Events
June 10, 2018
Paddlefish at Disney Springs is celebrating summer with a number of special events:

-- Starting on June 12, Paddlefish will host wine tastings the second and fourth Tuesday of each month through September. The in-house sommelier team will lead these tastings on the rooftop deck and wine flights will be served with light bites and tastings. Guests must be 21+ to attend. Tickets and additional details at eventbrite.com

-- On June 13, Paddlefish will celebrate its 2018 Orlando Magazine Dining Awards win as "Best Seafood Restaurant" with a 5-course wine-pairing dinner showcasing the Best of Paddlefish. Guests will be greeted on Paddlefish's rooftop with Mini Maine Lobster Rolls and champagne followed by dishes that feature fresh catches, full flavors and fabulous wine. Guests must be 21+. Tickets and the complete menu at eventbrite.com

-- All day on June 20 Paddlefish will observe National Vanilla Milkshake Day by offering its famous vanilla brownie milkshake for just $5.

No other promotions or discounts apply for the above.

 

Enzo's Hideaway Starts "Sunday Suppers" on June 17Enzo's Hideaway Starts "Sunday Suppers" on June 17
June 08, 2018
Enzo's Hideaway at Disney Springs will launch its new weekly Sunday Supper on Father's Day, June 17. The only menu served will be the Sunday Supper menu; the regular menu will not be available. Bring a bottle (or two) of your favorite wine to toast with no additional corkage fee. This family-style feast is $45 a person and $19 for children 9 and under (price does not include tax or gratuity).

 

Wine Bar George to Host Wine Tastings June 8-9Wine Bar George to Host Wine Tastings June 8-9
June 06, 2018
Wine Bar George will host two rose tastings led by Master Sommelier George Miliotes in celebration of National Rose Day. Learn to taste like a Master Sommelier in celebration of National Rose Day. Taste through six rose wines alongside cheese and charcuterie. Dates: June 8, 3:30 - 5 p.m. and June 9, 3:30 - 5 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person. You can make reservations at eventbrite.com

 

Online Tool Revamps Lost and Found Online Tool Revamps Lost and Found
June 06, 2018
Walt Disney World Resort has introduced an online tool for reporting lost items. If you lose something in a Disney theme park, water park, Disney Springs, ESPN Wide World of Sports or on Disney transportation, visit DisneyWorld.com/lostandfound and input information about your lost item. Disney will then search for the item for you, sending periodic updates right to your email address, whether you're still visiting Walt Disney World Resort or have already returned home.

 

Minnie Van Service Now Available Resort-WideMinnie Van Service Now Available Resort-Wide
June 06, 2018
The Disney Minnie Van service introduced last year is now available for everyone at Walt Disney World Resort, through the Lyft app. The service offers a convenient way for guests to travel to and from the theme parks, Disney resort hotels, Disney Springs and other Disney locations. There is a flat $25 fee per trip for the service, which is available between 6:30 a.m. and 12:30 a.m. (Hours subject to change.)

 

Morimoto Asia Hosting Guest Chef Event June 24Morimoto Asia Hosting Guest Chef Event June 24
June 05, 2018
Morimoto Asia at Disney Springs will hold Pigs + Pints, the second in its guest chef series, on June 24 from noon to 3 p.m. The event will feature James and Julie Petrakis of neighboring restaurant The Polite Pig. Award-winning chefs from both restaurants will present a selection of pan-Asian and Southern-inspired dishes on the second floor and outdoor patio at Morimoto Asia. Food and beverage stations will offer dishes including pork cheek tamales, Florida peach glazed pork belly satay with spicy peanut sauce, Dim Sum Dogs (gyoza sausage with fried bao bun), Pork Skirt Steak Yakiniku Tacos and house-cured charcuterie. There will also be a whole roasted pig that will be sliced and served. Guests will have the opportunity to meet representatives from Frog Song Organics and Palmetto Creek Farms, along with reps from local breweries including Cask and Larder, Coppertail, Crooked Can Brewing Co., Red Cypress and Red Light Red Light. Price for the event is $55 for adults, $25 for ages 12 and under. Read more about the event or book your place at Morimoto's official website.

 

DisneyStyle Merchandise Location Opens at Disney SpringsDisneyStyle Merchandise Location Opens at Disney Springs
May 23, 2018
DisneyStyle, the newest merchandise location to open at Disney Springs West Side, celebrated its grand opening on May 12. The shop, which is located on the corner between AMC Theatres and Star Wars Galactic Outpost, showcases an assortment of products inspired by beloved Disney Parks attractions and Disney characters.

 

Wine Bar George Opens May 19th 5pmWine Bar George Opens May 19th 5pm
May 17, 2018
Master Sommelier George Miliotes will bring his renowned wine expertise to Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort when his new venture, Wine Bar George, opens May 19, 2018 at 5pm. On May 20th, normal hours begin 11am - 2am. Wine Bar George will be the only Master Sommelier-led wine bar in Florida.

        Related Links:
         -- Wine Bar George Menu

 

Celebrating Mother's Day Around the WorldCelebrating Mother's Day Around the World
May 11, 2018
Looking for ideas for how to celebrate Mother's Day this weekend at Walt Disney World? Look no further -- we have a round-up of Mother's Day brunches, meals, sweet treats and special activities.

 

Celebrate Mother's Day at Disney SpringsCelebrate Mother's Day at Disney Springs
May 11, 2018
Restaurants around the World will have specials honoring mothers on this day. Here's a round-up of what's happening at Disney Springs for Mother's Day.