What’s New at Disney World Hotels: ‘Encanto’ Arepas, Lily Pulitzer Merchandise, and a SNACK REVAMP
There’s a LOT going on in Disney World — and we’re not just talking about in the theme parks.
You might be SHOCKED at the number of food, construction, and merchandise updates we spot at the Walt Disney World Resort hotels. Don’t worry though, we’re taking you through EVERYTHING NEW we’ve spotted over the last few days!
Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort
Over at All-Star Movies, there’s a stellar new breakfast offering, and it’s inspired by Encanto! We KNOW you were jealous of the Madrigal family when they got to snag a bite of Julieta’s arepas.
Also at this spot, they celebrated the lucky holiday with a St. Patrick’s Day Mickey Mousse treat.
If this one is still around, you’ll find it for $5.99.
Disney’s All-Star Music Resort
A few spots of construction were taking place at All-Star Music with some concrete replacement on the walkway near Calypso Pool and some pressure washing in this section as well.
Disney’s Art of Animation Resort
Warning, this DID dye our tongues green.
There were a few construction updates here as well, including some painting at the Righteous Reef Playground and the floors getting refinished in the main lobby.
Disney’s BoardWalk Inn Resort
Thimbles & Threads had some merchandise from the VERY high-demand Lily Pulitzer and Disney collab.
Looks like you can still find some pieces of this collection if you know where to find them! We also spotted some items from the collab at Uptown Jewelers in Magic Kingdom, Marketplace Co-Op in Disney Springs, Curiouser Clothiers at Disney’s Grand Floridian Hotel & Spa, and Buena Vista Gifts in Disney’s Contemporary Resort
Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
We’ve got ANOTHER green treat at Caribbean Beach Resort’s Centertown Market.
We tried out the Mint Chocolate Chip Cheesecake for $5.49.
Disney’s Contemporary Resort
We hope you’re not tired of the St. Patrick’s Day treats yet! For $5.99, you can pick up the St. Patrick’s Day Vanilla Cupcake at Contemporary Resort if it’s stuck around after the holiday.
Just head on over to Contempo Cafe to snag it.
A smaller but still exciting food update: Bayview Gifts has started selling packaged Butter Bars!
There is still some construction going on around the front desk on the first floor of Contemporary, so we checked in on the progress.
We also spotted that this resort has a Herstory photo backdrop set up for Women’s History Month. Similar backdrops were found at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, Disney’s Riviera Resort, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, and more.
Bay View Gifts still had much of the Lily Pulitzer collection, including leggings, dresses, shorts, and a v-neck.
And another POPULAR merchandise collection is available here too.
That’s right, it’s the Mickey Mouse: The Main Attraction Space Mountain collection!
Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground
During our stop at Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground, we had a meal at Crockett’s Tavern, so keep an eye out for a REVIEW of the snacks and drinks we tried!
Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa
Over at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, the Grand Cottage Easter treats stand was getting set up in the lobby.
Spoiler alert! It’s now open!
This resort still has some construction walls around the outer building, near the main pool.
The Basin location at Grand Floridian has lots of St. Patrick’s Day and Easter specials like we’ve spotted in Disney Springs!
Curiouser Clothiers, another shop in this hotel, only had the Lily Pulitzer leggings left of that collection, and a Cast Member said there was a line of people waiting for them at 6AM!
Disney’s Old Key West Resort
There’s been a BIG change to the Gurgling Suitcase menu at Old Key West Resort.
The classic Conch Fritters have been replaced with SHRIMP FRITTERS…and they were pretty delicious.
Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort
You thought we were done with lucky green treats? Not quite.
Some locations at Polynesian Village Resort had their own version of a St. Patrick’s Cupcake for $5.99.
Disney’s Pop Century Resort
There’s a bit of construction going on in the walkways at Pop Century Resort.
Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort
The Kids’ Splash Play Area has been closed for a while at Wilderness Lodge, but it’s reopened now!
Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resort
There’s still a bit of construction going on near the Stormalong Bay pool, and some of the windows were getting some TLC on the Yacht Club side.
And that’s all of the latest updates from the Disney World hotels! As always, keep an eye on DFB so you don’t miss ANY Disney World news!
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