Disney Spring Vacations, Cruises, Holidays and Home
Springtime vacations are a wonderful way to break the winter chill and get ready for spring. Here we’re sharing happenings at Walt Disney World, and Disneyland, and our favorite Spring Disney Cruise destinations. And if you’re staying home you can plan on fun holidays and recipes ahead. Here are some of our favorite ways to add more magic to the Spring season running March-May
Walt Disney World in the Spring
Flower and Garden Festival
The EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival runs from March into early July, so there is plenty of time to visit for a look at new topiaries and fresh foods. Of course, Spring is the time of year when crowds are often the worst, so we recommend visiting this festival in the early part of March or early May. Be sure to peruse our posts on the Flower and Garden Festival and check out our must-read posts below.
- What’s New at the EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival?
- EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival Guide
- EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival Menus
New Disney Snacks
Springtime in the Disney Parks brings loads of New Snacks at Walt Disney World. From fresh berries to pies, to salads and snackable street foods, spring snacks are all about fresh flavors. And you can find them everywhere; in all the parks, resorts, and Disney Springs. Plus, special holidays like St. Patricks Day, and Easter also get new snacks!
Spring Break at Walt Disney World
If you’re heading to Walt Disney World during the busiest time of year, then be ready for school groups, international groups, and regular vacationers galore! Check out our How to Survive Spring Break Crowds at Walt Disney World so that you can visit with a strategy to manage your expectations when ride lines are the longest and dining reservations hard to get. This is also the most expensive time of year to visit, so be sure to double-check your Disney Budget so you go prepared.
- The Best Walt Disney World Resorts for Spring Break
- Why Spring Break at Disney Fort Wilderness is Perfect for Families
Easter at Walt Disney World
If you’re celebrating Easter at Walt Disney World, know that there is plenty to do! EPCOT park offers up the Egg Stravaganza Easter Egg Hunt, Disney Resorts display handcrafted Easter Eggs, and there are a variety of Easter snacks, and brunch menus to enjoy! Check out all that’s happening for Easter at Walt Disney World.
runDisney Springtime Surprise Marathon
Every year runDisney announces a surprise theme for their springtime race. Bringing Disney films and characters to the forefront. Happening most often on the third weekend in April, if visiting be aware of the extra crowds. This event is highly popular, so be sure to check out all the runDisney events for dates and details.
May the Fourth Be With You
Star Wars fans get their very own holiday on May 4th, and as such Disney celebrated with New Star Wars Snacks in the parks, and merchandise on shopDisney. Everything you need for a May the Fourth Be You Celebration. It’s also a great excuse to get dressed up as your favorite character and head to Galaxy’s Edge. Check out our Star Wars posts for some ideas.
- Galaxy’s Edge Cold Brew Black Caf Copycat Recipe
- Our 5 Favorite Things at Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge
- Star Wars Quotes for May the Fourth Be With You
If you’re heading to Walt Disney World for Mother’s Day then get ready for even more ways to celebrate Mom. From a tea garden stroll to specialty brunches at the best restaurants, here is everything that happens at Walt Disney World for Mother’s Day.
Disneyland in the Spring
Spring at Disneyland means wonderful weather and springtime snacks. Check out the Disneyland Calendar for all the activities in the spring months and everything happening during your next Disneyland Vacation.
California Adventure Food and Wine Festival
One of the biggest Disneyland Festivals of the Year happens in the springtime! Disney’s Food and Wine Festival at California Adventure serves up amazing cuisine, and loads of extra fun, like like entertainment and games to play. Running from early March through April this festival also includes classes and tastings. Check out everything happening at the California Adventure Food and Wine Festival.
Disneyland After Dark Events
Springtime at Disneyland also includes a variety of special “After Dark” events. These events require an extra ticket and are built around a certain theme. Princess Nite, Throwback Nite, Star Wars Nite and Grad Nights are just some of the events offered. This event allows you special access to the park after closing, with fewer crowds and a chance to ride your favorite rides more often. Check out all the Disneyland After Dark details and dates.
A Disney Cruise in the Spring
If you’re traveling on a Disney Cruise in the Springtime then there are certain destinations that are just lovely! The Caribbean is often warm, but not too hot yet, and a Disney Cruise to St. Thomas and Castaway Cay are always good options. Check out our Disney Cruise Page for all your options, and our favorite guides to get you started.
- Castaway Cay 5k on Disney Cruise Line
- Disney Wish Disney Cruise Line Review
- Disney Cruise Nassau Bahamas Review and Tips
A Disney Home for Spring
We love spring and love spending it at home. After the cold winter months, there is always so much to do at home; clean out the closets, get the yard ready for outdoor fun, plan the garden, and dig in with new recipes. Luckily, even in the simplest of tasks, there are always ways to add a little more Disney magic. Here are the holidays, recipes, and movies we like to include this time of year.
Disney Spring Holidays
- St. Patrick’s Day: One of our favorite reasons to make green treats and honor a culture that is not our own, St. Particks Day brings opportunities to try out new recipes and seek out fun shows to watch. Check out all our posts on St. Patrick’s Day.
- Easter: This springtime holiday offers a great time to reflect and start again. As a result, we love adding little Easter touches to our holiday decor and including carrots in just about everything. Browse our posts for more Easter Ideas.
- Mother’s Day: Honoring a Disney Mom can be made extra special in loads of ways. With fun Disney-inspired gifts, special brunch plans, and printable quotes, check out everything you can do for a Disney Mother’s Day at home.
Disney Spring Recipes
From specialty teas to waffles to desserts, we have rounded up some of our favorite Disney Recipes for spring. Mostly inspired by our favorite coffees, desserts, and snacks in the parks, you can find Disney copycat recipes from our favorite festivals too.
- Mickey Carrot Cake Waffles
- Berry Buckle from the Flower and Garden Festival
- Warm Cheese Strudel from the Flower and Garden Festival
- A St. Patrick’s Day Milkshake Recipe
Disney Spring Movies
Celebrate Spring with Disney Spring Movies on Disney Plus. Plus you can even find holiday-focused films, like in our favorite St. Patrick’s Day Disney Channel Movies and Episodes post. Check out all our Disney Movie Night Ideas to see which strikes your fancy.
Disney Spring Home Decor
Our favorite Spring Home Decor typically consists of candles and fresh flowers, but don’t forget about all the new Flower and Garden Merchandise too! With gardening supplies, planters, and kitchen decor, there is plenty to browse!
Disney Spring Shirts and shopDisney
Springtime brings light colors and floral designs to our shop at Polka Dot Pixie Shop and shopDisney Featuring Orange Bird, Alice in Wonderland, all the Springtime Surprise characters, Chip and Dale, and more! Check out the shops for everything you can wear this spring in the parks or at home.
St. Patrick's Day
We’re rounding up Rainbows, Leprauchauns, Recipes, and Movies all to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, and celebrate the Irish way of life!
Celebrating Easter with Disney and Harry Potter! From Decor and Recipes to Shows and Crafts
Flower and Garden Festival
Everything you need to know about the Walt Disney World Epcot Flower and Garden Festival at EPCOT. From outdoor kitchens to Disney Merchandise, snacks, games, topiaries and shows.
Celebrating Mother’s Day with Disney Moms means extra magic and pixie dust. Here we share Mother’s Day Quotes, Recipes, Gift Ideas, and all the things to help moms feel extra special.
Disney in the Spring! Everything from the Flower and Garden Festival to Easter and the Eggstravaganza! Spring Break at Walt Disney World, Disneyland and Disney Parks.