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Flower and Garden Festival Tips and Tricks

Flower and Garden Festival Tips and Tricks

Visiting Walt Disney World can get overwhelming. There’s so much to do, see and eat! How can you possibly fit it all in! And pay for it too? What strategy should you use? Well, let us help you out with that. If you’re visiting Walt…

Walt Disney World Flower and Garden Festival Checklist

Walt Disney World Flower and Garden Festival Checklist

If you’re headed to the Walt Disney World Flower and Garden Festival you can see new topiaries, try all the new foods, experience new entertainment and explore fun things for kids. However, with so much to do, it’s best to have a checklist, so you…

When Walt Disney World Closes at Maximum Capacity: 5 Tips to Remember

When Walt Disney World Closes at Maximum Capacity: 5 Tips to Remember

It may seem strange that Walt Disney World closes when it reaches maximum capacity, but keep in mind that, without the magic, it’s still just a theme park and has to adhere to fire code regulations. With everything happening at Walt Disney World and a slew…

How to Save Money at Disney in 2021

How to Save Money at Disney in 2021

Saving money on a Disney Vacation or at Walt Disney World while you’re in the parks doesn’t have to be elusive. It’s easy when you know where to look for deals, where to cut corners, and how to vacation so that you’re saving money before…

12 Best Places to Have Brunch at Walt Disney World

12 Best Places to Have Brunch at Walt Disney World

Finding amazing places to eat Brunch at Walt Disney World is always a treat. Whether you’re up for an easy morning, or taking a break from the parks, here’s a Disney Brunch list that can match any mood you’re in! From “all you care to…


Walt Disney World 2021

Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Changes

Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Changes

The Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Changes by 2021 and 2022 are VAST! If you haven’t been to Walt Disney World in the last few years you are in for some big surprises! With changes in ALL 4 theme parks, and refurbished resorts, plus new services so much is changing! This includes things as big as new lands, and as small as new character meet and greets. Apart from all the planning now needed to make the most of your trip, you’ll also see new Disney Rides, Disney Restaurants, Shows and Lands. Plus, you’ll also see some of your favorite things retire. We’re covering ALL the new things coming to Walt Disney World and all the things that have been cancelled in each park. 

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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

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Quite often we find fans of Disney are also fans of Harry Potter. Us included!!! So while we haven’t gotten to visit Universal Studios Wizarding World of Harry Potter as much as we like, we still have stuff to say about it! From making your trip a little easier to just indulging all the Fantastic Beasts and Harry Potter Movies, check out everything we’ve written so far!

Harry Potter Movie Marathon Weekend
Wizarding World of Harry Potter in One Day
Wizarding World of Harry Potter On a Budget

A Little More Pixie Dust

And if you’re ready for a little more Pixie Dust in your week, sign up for our Polka Dot Pixies Newsletter . Every Friday we share new posts about all things Disney and new design releases from Polka Dot Pixie Shop, our Disney Inspired Apparel and Accessories Shop. Plus, you’ll be on the list for special Disney News, all our Holiday fun and exclusive access to sales! Thanks for being here….and Have a Magical Day!