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Disney Character Christmas Cavalcades at Disney World

Disney Character Christmas Cavalcades at Disney World

If you’re looking for Disney Character experiences at Walt Disney World you’re in for a treat! With new Disney Character Christmas Cavalcades at Disney World, you can see your favorite characters in ALL FOUR PARKS! Mind you, it is at a distance and it’s kinda…

Disney Christmas Gift Guide 2020

Disney Christmas Gift Guide 2020

Nothing says the Holidays like lots of shopping. And if 2020 has shown us anything, it’s that people need a little retail therapy every once in a while. And with the holidays upon us we are always looking for the more ways to get into…

Disney Christmas Pajamas for the whole family

Disney Christmas Pajamas for the whole family

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Which means lots of cookies, cocoa, movie nights in and cozy pajamas.  We love a good pair of Disney Christmas pajamas, and we look forward to seeing what’s available each year. And who doesn’t love a good…

Disney Dolphin Or The Swan What’s the difference?

Disney Dolphin Or The Swan What’s the difference?

Are you Choosing between the Disney Dolphin Or The Swan Hotels at Walt Disney World? While these two resorts can both be found on Crescent Lake there are some differences that set them apart.  As much as we love them both, they do each have…

What’s New for Festival of Holidays at Disney World

What’s New for Festival of Holidays at Disney World

The Festival of Holidays at Walt Disney World returns to EPCOT in 2020 with a few changes you’ll want to know about! While we won’t be seeing some fan favorites we can still look forward to outdoor holiday kitchens, specialty merchandise and other fun additions…


Walt Disney World Holidays 2020

What’s New At Walt Disney World For Christmas 2020

What’s New At Walt Disney World For Christmas 2020

Walt Disney World is extra magical at Christmastime every year. And for 2020, even with the coronavirus pandemic, Disney World still has some holiday magic to share. We are super excited for all the tried and true Christmas favorites returning to the park, but it’s the new stuff that gets us. From new snacks and new Festival of Holidays Menus, to new experiences, you’ll want to take note of all that is happening this year. Check out the list of what’s new at Walt Disney World for Christmas in 2020! (more…)


Disney Blog and News – Welcome to Polka Dots and Pixie Dust!

We are sisters, Rochelle and Melanie, with a passion for all things Disney. From blogging about Disney Theme Parks to Disney Movie Nights, we try to fit a little Disney into every day. On this Disney Blog you’ll find Disney Theme Park Reviews for Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland, Disney Cruises and Disney Aulani. And you’ll get an inside look at all our favorite Disney Restaurants and Disney Snacks. Because lets face it, we can never get enough Disney Food! And that includes at home too! So you’ll also find Disney Recipes, Disney DIY Projects and everything you need for a Disney Home.

We also review Disney Resorts, Disney Special Events and report on the Epcot Festivals every year! Do you need a list of everything you’ll find in each park? You can grab our our Free Disney E-Book with Visitor Guides for each Disney Park by signing up for our newsletter.  We promise to share everything you could hope for from a WDW Tourist Blog, and maybe some other Disney stuff just for fun! Here’s everything you can find at Polka Dots and Pixie Dust Disney Blog.

Disney At Home

We share Disney Recipes to help bring a little of the parks back home with you. Check out Tiana’s Beignets for your next Disney Movie Night or if you’re hosting a Disney Party. We love all things Disney Lifestyle, so you’ll also find Disney Quotes, Disney Gifts and Things to Buy before your vacation. Looking for Disney Home Decor, we got that too. And since we run a Disney Apparel and Accessories shop you can always count on us writing about a little Disney Style. 

Disney Recipes
Movie Nights
Disney Party Ideas
Disney Gifts
Things to Buy
Disney Lifestyle
Disney Style
Home Decor
DIY Projects

Disney Planning

Planning a Disney Vacation can get complicated. Thankfully, we’ve done a round up of all the information you need about Disney During COVID so you don’t have to. And if you’re ready to dive in, we have tips on how to Plan a Disney Vacation, and everything you need to know about Walt Disney World Parks. Grab our Disney Checklists so you know what to see, do and eat in all four parks. Or check out our Disney Tips to have a better vacation.

If this is your first Disney Vacation you can also peruse our Disney Guides with information on the Disney Dining Plan, How to use the Magical Express and what to pack for Disney. Check out which Resorts at Walt Disney World we like best and Disney Restaurants you can’t miss. And If it’s been a few years since your last visit, be sure to check out all the new Disney Attractions. Are you visiting Walt Disney World soon? We’ve wrapped up what’s new at Disney World so you can make sure you are in the know. And if you’re planning for Disney during the holidays, you can check out our posts on Halloween and Christmas activities that happen in the Disney parks. 

Disney COVID FAQ
Plan Your Vacation
Disney Parks
Resorts
Restaurants
Attractions
What’s New at Disney
Disney Holidays

Disney Parks

Walt Disney World has 4 theme parks, 2 water parks, the Disney Boardwalk, over 25 resorts and Disney Springs. That’s a lot to fit into any Disney Vacation. You can check out our pages on all the Walt Disney World Parks below. 

Animal Kingdom
EPCOT
Hollywood Studios
Magic Kingdom
The Boardwalk
Disney Springs

We are also collecting information on Disneyland and Disney Aulani. And if you’re looking forward to sailing the high seas, be sure to check out our Disney Cruise section for everything you need to know about sailing with Disney Cruise Line. 

Things to Do

Our favorite parts of any Disney Vacation often have nothing to do with the rides. We love the extra special things that you can find when you’re not just checking off your Disney checklist. Be sure to check out all our posts on the fun free Disney Games we’ve found in the parks and all our favorite Disney Snacks in each park. If you’re visiting EPCOT, chances are you will visit during one of the EPCOT festivals.

Check out our Best times to visit Walt Disney World post for which months each festival happens. And if you’re visiting during the holidays you can grab tickets for Mickey’s Not so Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party in Magic Kingdom.

If you’re visiting Universal Studios during your Orlando vacation, be sure to check out everything we’ve written so far on the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Or plan a Road Trip to somewhere nearby the Disney Parks.

Disney Festivals and Parties

No matter what time of year you visit Walt Disney World there is always something fun going on. On our Disney Blog we write these a lot; from the Boo To You Parade lyrics to the Food and Wine Festival Menus, there is so much to share when these events arrive each year. 

At EPCOT

Festival of the Arts
Flower and Garden Festival
Food and Wine Festival
Festival of Holidays

At Magic Kingdom

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party
Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party