Epcot Food and Wine Festival Eat to the Beat Concert Dates now available.

2018 Eat to the Beat Concert Line Up

The 2018 Eat to the Beat Concert Series schedule has been released.

This is the perfect way to enjoy all of the festival food, drinks, and culinary adventures with a musical treat to end the day. If you’re planning on attending the Epcot Food and Wine Festival, then you must watch one of your favorite musicians at the Eat to the Beat Concert Series.

The annual concert series usually features popular bands from the 80s, 90s, and the 2000s. It takes place on the American Gardens Theater stage in the American Adventure Pavilion at Epcot.

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Top Five Animal Kingdom Snacks Disney World Hidden Secrets

Top 5 Animal Kingdom Snacks You Must Try | Part One

Sure, Animal Kingdom may not have all of the fun food festivals such as Epcot, but here you can create your own foodie tour by seeking out the best snacks for less than $15!

If you think Animal Kingdom is just a place to watch animals, then you’ll be surprised at all the rides, attractions, shows, and food you can partake in at this one-of-a-kind theme park. A large chunk of the park is geared towards educating you about animals and their habitats, but another chunk is aimed at providing exquisite cuisines around the world.

This is the first part in an installment of Animal Kingdom’s best snacks, so sit back and enjoy!

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How to Socialize on Your Solo Theme Park Trip

Question of the week: How to Socialize on Your Solo Theme Park Trip?

If being alone scares you, don’t worry.

Since I started traveling to theme parks solo, I’ve noticed that I’ve become more confident in introducing myself to new people. This gives me a chance to truly be myself, since I am in my “zone.”

You may notice when you’re with your friends you’re more involved in the conversation, but when you’re alone you’re pleasantly nudged to spark up a conversation with someone waiting in an attraction line with you.

Sometimes I want to talk and sometimes I don’t.

Theme parks are my refuge…

My peace…

…my Theme Park Therapy.

It goes without saying that my solo trips to parks like Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando Resort, SeaWorld, and more are refreshing. However, there are moments when I want to reach out to others in the park, but the introvert inside of me has to push through my own self-limiting thoughts and strike up a conversation.

Throughout my solo theme park travels, I’ve found a few little tricks for learning how to socialize on a solo theme park trip.

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How to use Disney MagicBand

Everything you Need to Know About MagicBand 2 | Guest Post

Today, we have a guest post from Patty Staricha at WDW Vacations Tips about how to understand Walt Disney World’s MagicBand. Patty has been visiting the parks annually since her parents first brought her at just a year old. Recently she was able to fulfill her lifelong dream of being a Florida local and moved from the wintery Northeast to the sunshine and fun of central Florida.

Enjoy!

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7 Ways to Survive Independence Day at Walt Disney World | ThemeParkHipster Show Episode 23

Walt Disney World is a popular summer destination for Independence Day. Celebrating July 4th at Disney can be lots of fun, but it is one of the most crowded days at Disney!

I know this goes against all my Disney tip advice, but if you’re trying to conquer the parks this week for the Fourth of July, then I have 7 tips to help you survive.

Read More7 Ways to Survive Independence Day at Walt Disney World | ThemeParkHipster Show Episode 23

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9 Tips to Beat the Florida Theme Park Heat | Ways You Can Survive the Sun Episode 21

What’s up guys! I am happy to bring you this week’s episode. I will give you 9 killer tips to surviving the Florida heat!

Summertime in Florida is like no other state, especially for theme park goers. If you’re a resident of an area that experiences all four seasons with mild summers, then you will definitely be taken aback by the hot, humid, indescribable weather that Florida is known for.

Read More9 Tips to Beat the Florida Theme Park Heat | Ways You Can Survive the Sun Episode 21

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Never Wait for a Ride Again! How to Use Walt Disney World’s FastPass+ System Episode 20

What’s up guys! I am super stoked to bring you this week’s episode. Today I will be guiding you on the best ways to understand and use the Disney FastPass+ System.

The Disney World FastPass+ (also sometimes referred to as simply “FastPass”) is a travel must have if you’re looking to enjoy the most of Disney by spending less time waiting in line.

Read MoreNever Wait for a Ride Again! How to Use Walt Disney World’s FastPass+ System Episode 20