Birthdays

Episode 1222 - Coronado Springs, 4th of July, Romantic Proposal

Episode 1211 - Listener Questions
-26:29 Colleen from Massachusetts asks about celebrating a 21st birthday at Trader Sam's, especially drink and souvenir glass recommendations. PizzeRizzo and Disney's Hollywood Studios' lounges are mentioned

Episode 1196 - Listener Questions
-22:30 Carolyn ponders birthday activities for her and her friend's thirtieth birthdays. The Food and Wine Festival and tours are discussed

Episode 1163 - Listener Questions
-21:57 Lisa from Massachusetts wonders which Deluxe Resort she should spend a night at for her 40th birthday

Episode 1130 - Listener Questions
-5:14 Ashley from Arkansas ponders ways to celebrate a 21st birthday at Walt Disney World and seeks ways to introduce first-time visitors to the resort. Trader Sam's and Splitsville are mentioned

Episode 1127 - Listener Questions
-35:29 Cassidy asks about celebrating a 60th birthday at Walt Disney World. Rikki mentions Dine with an Imagineer

Episode 1118 - Listener Questions
-5:28 Rebecca from the UK wonders whether she should eat at The Wave or at Roaring Fork on the Deluxe Dining Plan. Rebecca also seeks good restaurants near AbracadaBar to celebrate her boyfriend's birthday

Episode 1115 - Listener Questions
-20:02 Allison from Canada seeks a Disney resort for a 10-day birthday trip with her husband and three children, between ages eight and thirteen. Art of Animation, All Star Music, and deluxe resorts are discussed

Episode 1109 - Listener Questions
-13:13 Jennifer from Illinois seeks birthday activities for a four-year old boy outside the theme parks

Episode 1107 - Very Unique Experiences at Walt Disney World (18:00-21:36) Birthday button

Episode 1103 - Listener Questions
-5:13 Ariel from Washington recaps her birthday, where she incorporated numerous Disney festivities despite not being at a theme park

Episode 1091 - Listener Questions
-5:08 Maddie from Pennsylvania asks about ordering a birthday cake or cupcakes at Walt Disney World and about obtaining last-minute FastPass Plus reservations. Hanna shares a tip about the Grand Floridian's afternoon tea party, and Mike discusses activities at Disney's Boardwalk
-13:35 Ariel from Washington ponders special Disney-related birthday activities, whether at a Disney destination or at home

Episode 1082 - #AskBOGP Listener Questions
-26:51 Jack asks if birthdays are recognized at the Hoop Dee Doo Revue

Episode 1065 - 21 with Hanna and Paige

Episode 1047 - AbracadaBar, Coca-Cola Store, and More!

Episode 1040 - Listener Questions
-40:48 Stacy seeks economical ways to celebrate her daughter's tenth birthday at Walt Disney World. Rikki mentions afternoon tea at the Grand Floridian

Episode 980 - Listener Questions
-5:04 Mark from Scotland ponders evening activities at Walt Disney World for a thirtieth birthday celebration with three other adults. Mark also asks about character breakfasts in the Magic Kingdom area. Finally, Mark wonders if Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party could be fun for adults who have experienced Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights

Episode 964 - Mother/Daughter 10-Day Pop Century Resort Trip (13:56-16:34)

Episode 959 - Listener Questions
-16:48 Amy ponders crowds at Walt Disney World in May 2017, the 40th anniversary of Star Wars

Episode 953 - Listener Questions
-31:49 Todd talks about a surprise birthday trip to Walt Disney World. Todd mentions the Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show

Episode 937 - Father/Daughter Trip with Early December Magic

Episode 902 - Listener Questions
-10:50 Jeff from Ohio ponders special perks for guests celebrating birthdays or anniversaries

Episode 899 - Listener Questions
-11:03 Maddie from Texas ponders good birthday activities for her husband at Walt Disney World. Mike mentions the Segway tour at Fort Wilderness. Rikki suggests Characters in Flight at Downtown Disney. Pam recommends exploring the Wilderness Lodge

Episode 896 - Listener Questions
-10:50 TJ ponders ways to celebrate his daughter's 16th birthday at Walt Disney World. Rikki discusses alternatives to ordering a full birthday cake

Episode 851 - Listener Questions
-8:50 Nicholas from Pennsylvania ponders the best rooms with a Boardwalk-view at the Yacht Club, and asks if staying Concierge-level would make a difference. Nicholas also seeks special activities to celebrate an anniversary and a child's birthday

Episode 811 - Grand Floridian & Beach Club Villas Stay (18:28-20:03)

Episode 766 - Surprise 18th Birthday at 3 Walt Disney World Resorts

Episode 750 - Even More Listener Questions
-3:37 Brock from Texas ponders must-do attractions for adults at WDW. Brock also asks if he should utilize DVC points for a two-night birthday stay. Mike recommends staying at the Contemporary Resort

Episode 742 - Let Them Eat Cake at Disney’s Art of Animation

Episode 725 - Listener Questions
-11:16 James asks about using the company "Gift of a Lifetime" to plan a celebration for his wife's birthday

Episode 678 - Location Matters at the Magic Kingdom (6:14-6:56) on Jungle Cruise

Episode 616 - Honeymoon at Disney's Wilderness Lodge Club-Level

Episode 593 - Listener Questions
-16:11 Naomi asks for ways to celebrate her mom's birthday at WDW
-22:58 David asks about birthday surprises at WDW, preferably at Epcot

Episode 511: All Star Movies and Birthday Celebrations

Episode 239 - 21st Birthday, American Idol Experience, Pop Century

Episode 159: Port Orleans Riverside and a Birthday

Episode 139: Port Orleans Riverside, Ye-Haw Bob, & A Fun Birthday

Episode 127: Celebrating a Birthday at Saratoga Springs

Episode 95: Wilderness Lodge, Celebrating a Birthday

Episode 37: Planning a Trip With Extended Family

Cakes

Episode 1222 - Coronado Springs, 4th of July, Romantic Proposal (27:21-29:20)

Episode 1139 - Listener Questions
-22:46 Emily from Ohio talks about doing a gender-reveal at Walt Disney World and ordering a cake for the occasion. Emily also asks about non-Disney vacations

Episode 1091 - Listener Questions
-5:08 Maddie from Pennsylvania asks about ordering a birthday cake or cupcakes at Walt Disney World and about obtaining last-minute FastPass Plus reservations. Hanna shares a tip about the Grand Floridian's afternoon tea party, and Mike discusses activities at Disney's Boardwalk

Episode 1037 - Listener Questions
-21:20 Sarah ponders wedding anniversary activities at Walt Disney World. Pam mentions ordering a cake at Disney Springs

Episode 896 - Listener Questions
-10:50 TJ ponders ways to celebrate his daughter's 16th birthday at Walt Disney World. Rikki discusses alternatives to ordering a full birthday cake

Episode 818 - Listener Questions
-5:32 Nicola from England ponders good activities and meals for her two-week honeymoon trip to WDW. Mike recommends a fireworks cruise, and Pam recommends PhotoPass, private dining at the Polynesian Village Resort, and custom-ordered cakes. Tours are also discussed

Episode 811 - Grand Floridian & Beach Club Villas Stay (19:29-20:03)

Episode 742 - Let Them Eat Cake at Disney’s Art of Animation (26:31-30:13; 33:03-35:26)

Episode 590 - Listener Questions
-7:12 Lori from Pennsylvania asks about the dessert quality at Chef Mickey's and whether she should order a special cake for her anniversary

December Holidays

Episode 1220 - Listener Questions
-28:54 John decides between a Disney trip at Christmas or at New Year's Eve

Episode 1217 - Listener Questions
-29:26 Noella ponders Christmas activities at Disney Springs, such as the Drone Show and the Christmas Tree Trail

Episode 1201 - Wine & Dine Week at Caribbean Beach and Saratoga Springs Resorts (18:04-18:47) Christmas decorations

Episode 1193 - Listener Questions
-27:19 Tom and Susan from Ohio ask how much Christmas music supersedes regular park music during the holidays

Episode 1181 - Listener Questions
-13:25 Michelle from New York asks if Ohana or California Grill have any special meals on December 29 or 30

Episode 1175 - Listener Questions
-11:56 Leanne asks if she should wait before booking a Keys to the Kingdom Tour and a Happily Ever After Dessert Party for Christmas week
-17:51 Emilia asks if she can realistically visit the Magic Kingdom for fireworks on New Year's Eve if her party will not be arriving at Walt Disney World until the mid-afternoon. Mike and Rikki discuss Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios. Emilia also asks how long Christmas decorations are kept up into the new year
-41:01 David from Iowa asks about must-sees at Epcot during Christmas

Episode 1172 - Listener Questions
-42:06 Karen from Michigan ponders good options for breakfast and dinner on Christmas Day. Rikki mentions Trails End for dinner and Boma for breakfast. Rikki also mentions the Holiday Surcharge

Episode 1168 - Grand Floridian - Club Level over Thanksgiving

Episode 1154 - Listener Questions
-4:11 Priscile seeks the best time to view Walt Disney World's Christmas decorations with relatively low crowds and hotel rates. Priscile also asks about Walt Disney World's Christmas trees

Episode 1145 - Listener Questions
-20:23 Laura from Tennessee asks about non-park activities at Walt Disney World in early December, with an emphasis on Christmas activities. Pools are discussed

Episode 1130 - Listener Questions
-21:24 Caleb from Texas asks if driving through Celebration during Christmas just to see the town is worth it

Episode 1116 - Rikki’s 2016 Walt Disney World Christmas Adventure

Episode 1112 - Listener Questions
-7:44 Erica from Indiana wonders how far in advance she should arrive at the Magic Kingdom's fireworks dessert party on December 30
-10:59 Erica from Indiana asks about the best way to return to the Grand Floridian from the Magic Kingdom after late night fireworks. Mike mentions a special ferry option
-12:59 Erica from Indiana asks about the best way to return to the Grand Floridian from Epcot after later night fireworks on New Year's Eve

Episode 1100 - Listener Questions
-3:29 Laura wonders whether her family should visit Walt Disney World during the first week in December or during the week before Thanksgiving. Laura considers Christmas activities, attraction closures, crowds, the weather, and the Food and Wine Festival
-20:59 Ashley from Georgia asks about staying at Port Orleans Riverside on New Year's Eve and whether she can visit the Grand Floridian or Polynesian on New Year's Eve without an ADR
-32:11 James asks if he can leave his car at the Contemporary after breakfast at The Wave on New Year's Eve while his party tours the Magic Kingdom

Episode 1098 - New Holiday Offerings at Walt Disney World

Episode 1097 - Listener Questions
-26:19 Listeners ponder a prop to announce a Disney vacation to their children on Christmas morning

Episode 1085 - Listener Questions
-19:36 Barry from New Jersey recaps a recent experience at Disney's Hollywood Studios. The defunct Osborne Lights, and Christmas decorations, are discussed

Episode 1083 - More #AskBOGP Listener Questions
-20:17 Malcolm from the UK asks if the new Annual Pass dining discounts will be available around Christmastime

Episode 1082 - #AskBOGP Listener Questions
-10:32 Jenny Lee from Texas asks if the Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! fireworks show at Disney's Hollywood Studios might have a soft opening performance
-12:31 James from Indiana wonders when the Magic Kingdom usually closes for capacity on New Year's Eve. James also asks about touring on New Year's Eve, including making ADRs and FastPass Plus reservations

Episode 1079 - Listener Questions
-6:36 Natalie from Illinois ponders dining options, nighttime spectaculars, and other non-hard ticket New Year's Eve activities to enjoy with three children under age 10. The Polynesian is discussed

Episode 1058 - Listener Questions
-25:38 Dan from New York asks asks if Christmas decorations are installed between the last Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party and the first Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party

Episode 1048 - Grand Floridian Villas, Disney Dream, Beach Club Villas

Episode 1043 - Listener Questions
-10:02 Katie from Australia asks about spending New Year's Eve at the Magic Kingdom
-33:18 Emily ponders Christmastime activities at Walt Disney World

Episode 1039 - Cool Off with a Christmas Season Trip Report in July

Episode 1031 - Listener Questions
-14:12 John From Missouri decides between buying tickets to Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party or adding a couple of days to his trip

Episode 1019 - Listener Questions
-26:39 Stephanie from Massachusetts asks about making ADRs for New Year's Eve

Episode 977 - Listener Questions
-18:08 Mindy asks about resort hopping to view Christmas decorations and dine. Mindy also asks if Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party is a good option to conclude a day of resort hopping with two four-year old children

Episode 958 - Bonus Listener Questions
-27:16 A listener asks about Holiday Comedy Warehouse, and park and entertainment schedules during Christmas

Episode 956 - Listener Questions
-3:11 Rikki recounts Christmas dinner at Trail's End

Episode 953 - Listener Questions
-19:11 Erica from Indiana thinks about traveling back to Disney's Hollywood Studios by 8PM on Christmas night after a 6PM ADR at 1900 Park Fare. Mike mentions Uber
-22:58 Erica from Indiana seeks touring tips for the week between Christmas and New Years

Episode 952 - Surviving Christmas Week at WDW

Episode 950 - Listener Questions
-18:33 Erica from Indiana asks how early she should arrive at the Hollywood Hills Amphitheater to attain waterfront seats for Fantasmic over Christmas week using the Fantasmic Dinner Package. Erica also asks how early she should arrive at the theme parks in the morning

Episode 942 - Best WDW Shopping Experiences (14:56-18:06) Ye Olde Christmas Shoppe

Episode 936 - Mike Flew, Rikki Ran - 2015 Wine & Dine Half-Marathon Recap (18:32-23:27)

Episode 926 - Listener Questions
-31:39 TJ asks if he should drive to Epcot on New Year's Eve or take Disney transportation

Episode 923 - Listener Questions
-21:08 TJ ponders Christmas-week crowds at Walt Disney World

Episode 922 - Last Minute Trip to See Osborne Lights (Esp. After 14:47) New Year's Eve

Episode 920 - Listener Questions
-6:10 Holly from California wonders if switching her Christmastime reservation from Wilderness Lodge to Coronado Springs because of construction at the former resort and the availability of a discount at the latter resort was a good decision

Episode 893 - Listener Questions
-19:27 Courtney from Kentucky ponders the best park to visit on New Years Eve and the best restaurant for a first-time guest with two children

Episode 889 - Disneymoon on the Platinum Plan at Christmas

Episode 878 - Listener Questions
-21:39 Lucas from New York seeks tips for a trip to WDW around Christmas

Episode 862 - 3 Sisters, 3 DVC Resorts, 1 Awesome Vacation (Esp. 11:31-16:37)

Episode 855 - Even More Tough Disney Choices (11:43-16:18)

Episode 845 - Listener Questions
-24:47 Tami from Ohio asks whether she should have breakfast or dinner at Cinderella's Royal Table based on Magic Kingdom park hours and Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party. Tami also asks about transportation to the Contemporary Resort from the Animal Kingdom Lodge, preferably including resort-hopping to see Christmas decorations along the way

Episode 837 - Jungle Cruise Restaurant, Innoventions Changes with Listener Dean

Episode 817 - Christmas on the Disney Fantasy

Episode 813 - Debbie Wilderness Lodge Villas Staycation

Episode 803 - Listener Questions
-24:03 Jan talks about meeting characters dressed in Christmas attire. She recommends Kenny the Pirate's character website

Episode 794 - Listener Questions
-24:44 James from Indiana asks about doing Christmas card photos at WDW

Episode 791 - Listener Questions
-17:19 Brandy from Oklahoma seeks the best Christmas features at WDW
-18:20 Melissa from Texas asks about the Magic Kingdom's parades during Christmas week
-20:00 Melissa from Texas asks where she can find characters wearing holiday attire
-22:09 Melissa from Texas asks about special Christmas activities at WDW

Episode 788 - Listener Questions
-8:45 Robbie from Tennessee ponders the best resort for each season and Christmas

Episode 782 - Listener Questions
-3:11 David asks how far in advance one can book a Walt Disney World trip. Mike gives some money-saving tips, discusses Christmas at WDW, talks about the Wild Africa Trek at Animal Kingdom, and discusses taking a child out of school for a WDW vacation

Episode 773 - Listener Questions
-10:06 Wendy from Canada seeks tips for touring WDW during Christmas week

Episode 755 - Listener Questions
-10:57 Jed asks about activities outside the parks during the December holidays. He also asks if Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party is worth doing

Episode 750 - Even More Listener Questions
-22:59 Lauretta asks about Christmas decorations at Deluxe Resorts

Episode 743 - Listener Questions
-20:01 Christine from Indiana asks how WDW's New Year's Eve fireworks compare to its 4th of July fireworks

Episode 667 - Caribbean Beach Resort over Christmas 2013 (Esp. After 33:47)

Episode 661 - Unexpected Magic with Family and Friends

Episode 654 - Pam’s Boardwalk, Old Key West, & Wilderness Lodge Vacation (4:04-11:07) New Years Eve

Episode 648 - Mike’s WDW Winter 2013 Vacation

Episode 624 - WDW Holidays: Undiscovered

Episode 605 - Listener Questions
-14:13 Angela from Illinois asks if Fort Wilderness offers carriage rides during Christmastime
-21:59 Brian asks if there are downsides to going to a latter Food and Wine Festival weekend. He also asks if the Christmas decorations will be operational anywhere

Episode 580 - Extended & Couples Trip at 3 WDW Resorts (esp. from beginning to 9:20)

Episode 547 - Port Orleans Riverside & Great Cast Members (especially 12:15-18:32)

Episode 541 - Two Amazing WDW Trips (especially 17:15-18:35)

Episode 521 - Family Magic at Wilderness Lodge

Episode 515: 84 Students Makin' Magic and Music at WDW

Episode 511: All Star Movies and Birthday Celebrations

Episode 509: Extended Family and Traditions at WDW

Episode 507 - A Transitional Time at WDW

Episode 496: Virtual Holiday WDW Walkaround

Episode 399: Friends Have a December to Remember at WDW

Episode 394: Plussing the WDW Holiday Experience

Episode 386: 2011 WDW Holiday Preview

Episode 303 - A Bowl Game With a Side of WDW

Episode 286: Holiday Happenings at WDW

Episode 186 - Our Top 3 Must Sees During Christmas at WDW

Episode 181 - Jillian’s Early Christmas Trip to WDW

Episode 157 - Party of 13 at Christmas at WDW

Episode 84 - WDW Holidays at Home

Episode 83 - A Present from Santa!

Episode 76: WDW Resorts During the Holidays

Episode 74: Holidays in the Parks

See Online Community and Disney Fandom for annual BOGP Christmas gift exchange episodes, Play Along Episodes for New Year's episodes, and Special WDW Activities and Programs for individual holiday activities

Easter

Episode 1189 - Mother/Daughter Trip on a Budget (33:36-34:23) Epcot Easter Egg hunt

Episode 1130 - Listener Questions
-10:21 Erin from New Jersey asks about touring all four parks in one day over Easter break, focusing primarily on non-headliner attractions

Episode 1094 - Listener Questions
-21:19 Jennifer asks about Easter activities at Walt Disney World

Episode 987 - Rikki’s 2016 Flower & Garden Festival Preview Trip Report (16:23-20:52) Epcot Easter egg hunt

Episode 971 - Listener Questions
-7:35 Brandon from Tennessee ponders crowds during the first half of March, with Easter being earlier this year

Episode 888 - More Listener Questions
-3:40 Aisha from Alabama shares a trip report from her Easter vacation, including a meal at Chef Mickey's and planning for a large group

Episode 869 - Listener Questions
-8:15 Julie from Indiana shares a trip report from her vacation around Easter, especially highlighting the Animal Kingdom Lodge. Julie talks about requesting a room upgrade

Episode 824 - Listener Questions
-18:09 Julie from Indiana ponders an itinerary for Easter Sunday at WDW. The panel recommends resort hopping. Mike wonders where you can meet the Easter Bunny, while Rikki laments the demise of Disney's Easter Parade, which ended in 2000

Episode 595 - Friends Visiting over Easter Break

Episode 568 - Teens, Infant, and Spring Break at Pop Century (28:11-29:33)

Episode 114 - Your WDW Easter Basket

Father's Day

Episode 1175 - Listener Questions
-23:17 Carolyn from New York asks about celebrating Father's Day at Walt Disney World. Carolyn also asks about June weather at Walt Disney World

Episode 1028 - Listener Questions
-18:05 Scott ponders activities for dads on Father's Day

Graduation

Episode 923 - Listener Questions
-5:45 Al from Texas seeks a hotel that can accommodate five adults. Mike recommends connecting rooms at Pop Century. Al also seeks a special activity to celebrate a wedding anniversary and several graduations. Mike and Rikki recommend a Wishes or Illuminations cruise. Rikki also recommends the Behind the Seeds Tour at Epcot

Episode 785 - Listener Questions
-24:05 Dawn asks for good ways to celebrate her daughter's college graduation at WDW. Tours are discussed

Episode 748 - Listener Questions
-15:46 Kat from Illinois ponders good activities for a mother-daughter high-school graduation trip to WDW

Halloween

See "Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party" under "Magic Kingdom" in Special WDW Activities and Programs

Holiday Parties

See Special WDW Activities and Programs

Independence Day

Episode 1222 - Coronado Springs, 4th of July, Romantic Proposal

Episode 1035 - The American Adventure

Episode 1023 - Even More Listener Questions
-19:51 Laura from Georgia asks about viewing the Magic Kingdom's 4th of July fireworks on Main St. USA with three young children

Episode 892 - Mike’s Summer WDW Vacation Thoughts (Esp. 8:29-8:57)

Episode 872 - Listener Questions
-24:00 Hanna from England wonders what time Epcot typically closes for capacity on the 4th of July

Episode 869 - Listener Questions
-14:31 Mike from Connecticut asks if he can view the July 3 Magic Kingdom fireworks from the Polynesian beach without paying a separate charge

Episode 743 - Listener Questions
-20:01 Christine from Indiana asks how WDW's New Year's Eve fireworks compare to its 4th of July fireworks

Episode 738 - Mike’s Wilderness Lodge Stay & More! (Esp. 35:00-36:40)

Episode 713 - Listener Questions
-16:34 Julie asks about touring around the 4th of July

Episode 698 - Listener Questions
-19:06 Nicole from Florida asks about watching the Magic Kingdom's Fourth of July fireworks from her room at Bay Lake Tower

Episode 537 - Summer 2013 Preview (23:18-26:09)

Episode 359: 4th of July at WDW

Mother's Day

Episode 1121 - Listener Questions
-25:08 Lindsey from Florida asks about good dining and entertainment options over Mother's Day weekend at Walt Disney World for a fifty-something mother and her twenty-something daughters. The Flower and Garden Festival and Grand Floridan Tea are discussed

Episode 1106 - Listener Questions
-35:33 Jennifer from Alabama ponders good restaurants for Mother's Day breakfast. Pam mentions Narcoossee's and the California Grill, and Mike recommends Sanaa

Episode 958 - Bonus Listener Questions
-31:31 Katherine from Illinois ruminates on Mother's Day crowds. Rikki discusses the Flower and Garden Festival

Episode 537 - Summer 2013 Preview (20:12-21:30)

Episode 229 - Pam’s Mother’s Day Trip To Disney’s Old Key West Resort

Retirement

Episode 829 - A Very Grand Gathering to Celebrate Retirement (Esp. After 20:56)

Episode 571 - Ultimate WDW Retirement Plans

Romance

Episode 1222 - Coronado Springs, 4th of July, Romantic Proposal

Episode 1220 - Listener Questions
-4:28 Jason seeks evening and nighttime anniversary activities. Pam mentions Trail's End, Fort Wilderness, and Mizner's Lounge at the Grand Floridian

Episode 1214 - Listener Questions
-4:18 Nick from Ohio ponders anniversary activities at Disney Springs. Amphicars and bars are discussed

Episode 1211 - Listener Questions
-15:11 Andrew from California ponders romantic spots in World Showcase during the Food and Wine Festival. The Boardwalk is discussed. Andrew also asks about visiting Walt Disney World as a Disneyland veteran.

Episode 1205 - Listener Questions
-42:43 Lisa asks about quietly proposing in the UK Pavilion at Epcot with a PhotoPass photographer on hand

Episode 1193 - Listener Questions
-32:19 Kelly from New York asks if she should stay at the Polynesian for a week for her honeymoon or if she should try to save some money by doing a split-stay with the Animal Kingdom Lodge

Episode 1190 - Listener Questions
-4:50 Melissa from Missouri asks about celebrating an engagement at Walt Disney World

Episode 1175 - Listener Questions
-13:08 Crystal from Canada asks about doing a Walt Disney World Honeymoon in late August and how far in advance Disney decorates the Magic Kingdom for the Halloween Party
-16:07 Ralph asks about ordering flowers for an anniversary at Walt Disney World

Episode 1156 - Bachelor Party at Walt Disney World

Episode 1142 - Listener Questions
-24:03 Colin seeks good restaurants and experiences for a wedding anniversary. Rikki mentions Celebration at the Top – Sip, Savor, Sparkle at the California Grill

Episode 1141 - A Disney Wedding at Walt Disney World, Disneyland, and DIsney’s Aulani Resort

Episode 1135 - A Most Romantic First-time Trip to Walt Disney World

Episode 1133 - Listener Questions
-21:48 Kris from Illinois asks about informing Disney resorts and restaurants about a wedding anniversary

Episode 1131 - Is This Romantic? - Part 2

Episode 1109 - Listener Questions
-19:16 Natalie ponders special gifts for a 60th wedding anniversary. Mike mentions the Spirit of Aloha dinner show at the Polynesian
-30:48 Priscilla ponders great honeymoon activities at Disney World regardless of price

Episode 1097 - Listener Questions
-16:25 Julie from Brazil asks about Port Orleans French Quarter and upgrading to a river-view or king room, Victoria and Albert's for guests with special dietary needs, and romantic restaurants to celebrate a honeymoon vacation. Rikki mentions Tiffins, Mike recommends Morimoto Asia at Disney Springs, and Pam discusses California Grill

Episode 1094 - Listener Questions
-23:46 Lacy from Illinois asks about honeymooning at Walt Disney World for Disney regulars

Episode 1079 - Listener Questions
-14:09 Danielle from Michigan asks about the Marceline to Magic Kingdom tour, especially regarding the Haunted Mansion; general honeymoon tips; and whether Memory Maker is worth purchasing for honeymooners. Rikki mentions the Keys to the Kingdom Tour, and Pam mentions activities and tours at the Animal Kingdom Lodge

Episode 1076 - Listener Questions
-22:15 Ethan and Sidney from Missouri ask about driving to Walt Disney World and offsite hotels for a honeymoon vacation

Episode 1075 - Bachelorette Party at the Boardwalk

Episode 1070 - Listener Questions
-18:59 JC from Missouri ponders a possible Disney Parks and Cruise honeymoon vacation

Episode 1064 - Listener Questions
-39:40 Matthew seeks the best restaurant for a romantic lunch or dinner on the Candlelight Processional Dining Package. Pam mentions San Angel Inn, Le Cellier, Rose & Crown, and Chefs de France

Episode 1063 - 35 Attractions for 35 Years

Episode 1061 - Listener Questions
-36:02 Andrew from Minnesota asks about celebrating a honeymoon at Walt Disney World, including the Food and Wine Festival

Episode 1052 - Listener Questions
-17:37 Matt and Steph ask about honeymoon activities at the Polynesian and Coronado Springs. Pam discusses the resort pools. A listener mentions room service delivery from Ohana

Episode 1043 - Listener Questions
-6:34 Mindy from Tennessee decides among a carriage ride with beignets at Port Orleans French Quarter; an Illuminations dessert party; and Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue to celebrate her parents' 50th anniversary on a budget of about $150. Mike also mentions Yehaa Bob Jackson's show at Port Orleans Riverside
-28:48 Michelle from the UK asks about planning and celebrating a wedding and a honeymoon at Walt Disney World with two children and grandparents

Episode 1037 - Listener Questions
-21:20 Sarah ponders wedding anniversary activities at Walt Disney World. Pam mentions ordering a cake at Disney Springs

Episode 1031 - Listener Questions
-32:17 Sarah from Illinois ponders anniversary activities. Pam talks about upgrading to a different hotel for one night. Rikki mentions spas, boat rentals, and afternoon tea at the Grand Floridian

Episode 1013 - Listener Questions
-12:51 Maria from Pennsylvania asks whether California Grill or Le Cellier is better for a date night, which may also include some theme park touring

Episode 1012 - Honeymoon Split-Stay at Beach Club and Animal Kingdom Lodge

Episode 1009 - Honeymooning at Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter

Episode 1007 - Listener Questions
-11:04 Jay from South Korea ponders booking the Wishes Dessert Party for the first night of his honeymoon vacation, when his wife has only visited the Magic Kingdom previously
-20:05 Christie talks about her attempt to ride 35 attractions in one day for her anniversary

Episode 1003 - WDW Veterans Visit Disneyland For 1st Time at Halloween (3:37-6:06) Wedding

Episode 998 - Listener Questions
-23:54 Dean recommends booking a photographer for proposal photos at Walt Disney World

Episode 988 - 2 Week Polynesian Village Honeymoon from the United Kingdom

Episode 986 - Listener Questions
-29:31 Coleen, who is planning an anniversary trip for her parents, asks about the accuracy of the sample menus for Victoria and Albert's on the My Disney Experience App. Coleen also asks about making an ADR for Victoria and Albert's, potentially hiding this ADR from My Disney Experience, and prepaying for the meal

Episode 985 - The Premium Food & Wine Festival Experience

Episode 983 - Listener Questions
-5:44 Patrick from Tennessee ponders good restaurants for a honeymoon dinner at Walt Disney World. Pam mentions The Boathouse, Rikki suggests Sanaa, and Mike recommends Jiko

Episode 980 - Listener Questions
-20:22 Nick from Texas asks about proposing at the Magic Kingdom, especially photography

Episode 977 - Listener Questions
-8:25 Christie seeks a plan to ride 35 attractions in one day at Walt Disney World to celebrate a 35th wedding anniversary

Episode 976 - Once in a Lifetime Double Club-Level Trip

Episode 975 - Is This Romantic?

Episode 949 - A Fairytale Wedding at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort

Episode 947 - Listener Questions
-4:49 Jenny from Australia seeks must-do experiences at Walt Disney World during a 13-day trip to celebrate a wedding anniversary. Rikki recommends checking out the water parks, and Mike suggests Yehaa Bob Jackson's show

Episode 944 - Listener Questions
-18:55 Lee from the UK seeks romantic experiences to celebrate his 25th wedding anniversary at Walt Disney World. Port Orleans Riverside is discussed

Episode 923 - Listener Questions
-5:45 Al from Texas seeks a hotel that can accommodate five adults. Mike recommends connecting rooms at Pop Century. Al also seeks a special activity to celebrate a wedding anniversary and several graduations. Mike and Rikki recommend a Wishes or Illuminations cruise. Rikki also recommends the Behind the Seeds Tour at Epcot

Episode 905 - Listener Questions
-13:33 Ann from Florida seeks a romantic restaurant to celebrate an anniversary dinner. Pam recommends The Boathouse

Episode 902 - Listener Questions
-10:50 Jeff from Ohio ponders special perks for guests celebrating birthdays or anniversaries

Episode 899 - Listener Questions
-18:55 Ashley from Pennsylvania considers taking a cruise for her honeymoon

Episode 898 - Listener Questions Live from the Disney Dream
-15:37 A listener asks about celebrating a wedding at Walt Disney World with 12-15 people. The Illuminations Dessert Party, Whispering Canyon Cafe, Boma and Jiko tours, and the Boardwalk Inn are mentioned

Episode 889 - Disneymoon on the Platinum Plan at Christmas

Episode 883 - Couples Getaway to Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Episode 880 - Magical Moments on the Disney Dream

Episode 878 - Listener Questions
-28:31 Ezra asks for general Disneyland vacation tips, especially a great restaurant to celebrate an anniversary

Episode 877 - Bay Lake Tower, Anniversary and First-timers Celebration

Episode 866 - Listener Questions
-22:00 Beth from Illinois asks about Mickey's Backyard Barbecue, Spirit of Aloha, and Yachtsman Steakhouse. Beth considers either a romantic meal with her husband or a dinner show with her husband and teenage daughters

Episode 863 - Listener Questions
-14:53 Jeremy from Illinois asks if people get married during the WDW Marathon

Episode 860 - Listener Questions
-7:08 Joe from New Jersey ponders private dining at the Grand Floridian for his anniversary and asks if private dining is available elsewhere on Disney property. Joe also asks about booking private dining as a DVC owner

Episode 851 - Listener Questions
-8:50 Nicholas from Pennsylvania ponders the best rooms with a Boardwalk-view at the Yacht Club, and asks if staying Concierge-level would make a difference. Nicholas also seeks special activities to celebrate an anniversary and a child's birthday

Episode 845 - Listener Questions
-5:52 Rob suggests romantic activities for a Disney World honeymoon. He also discusses room upgrades
-14:44 Elizabeth seeks the best restaurants and entertainment options at the Boardwalk for an anniversary trip. Rikki recommends the Yacht Club's Captain's Grille for breakfast

Episode 836 - Listener Questions
-31:02 Andrew considers special activities for an anniversary trip. Epcot's Flower and Garden Festival is discussed

Episode 828 - Disney College Program, Getting Married on Castaway Cay & More (20:49-30:21)

Episode 823 - Couples-Only Trip For a Family Man

Episode 818 - Listener Questions
-5:32 Nicola from England ponders good activities and meals for her two-week honeymoon trip to WDW. Mike recommends a fireworks cruise, and Pam recommends PhotoPass, private dining at the Polynesian Village Resort, and custom-ordered cakes. Tours are also discussed
-22:38 CJ ponders the most romantic places at WDW for his honeymoon vacation. Mike recommends checking out Port Orleans French Quarter. The Animal Kingdom Lodge is discussed.

Episode 809 - Listener Questions
-6:48 Brett ponders activities and restaurants outside the parks to enjoy on a four-day anniversary trip. Mike recommends the Maya Grill. Debbie suggests riding the monorail system. Rikki recommends exploring the Animal Kingdom Lodge

Episode 808 - Coronado Springs Business Class August 2014 Trip (18:36-20:05) Anniversary

Episode 796 - Fantastic Honeymoon on the Disney Fantasy

Episode 793 - 25th Anniversary at Disneyland Resort

Episode 789 - More Listener Questions
-29:04 Jana from Maine asks about using the Dining Plan at the Food and Wine Festival. Jana also suggests a good outdoor activity for a honeymoon trip

Episode 787 - Disney Cruise to Alaska for Anniversary in August 2014

Episode 775 - Yacht Club, Animal Kingdom Lodge, Deluxe Dining Adventure

Episode 763 - Disneyland, DCA, Walt Disney Family Museum & More

Episode 761 - Listener Questions
-7;45 Michelle asks if a podcast about Disney weddings has been planned
-30:26 Jason asks how to maximize his first Disney cruise, which is for a honeymoon

Episode 758 - Listener Questions
-7:09 Zon from North Carolina ponders good activities for a wedding anniversary trip

Episode 743 - Listener Questions
-29:24 Evan from Massachusetts ponders romantic activities at WDW to celebrate a one-year wedding anniversary

Episode 742 - Let Them Eat Cake at Disney’s Art of Animation

Episode 737 - Listener Questions
-8:45 Keith from Georgia ponders good romantic activities at WDW for a wedding-anniversary trip. Rikki recommends Characters in Flight.

Episode 725 - Listener Questions
-3:32 James from England ponders romantic activities for him and his wife to celebrate their anniversary with three young children

Episode 721 - Work Conference Turns Into Anniversary Getaway

Episode 694 - Back-to-Back Cruise 7-Night Alaska on the Wonder (Continuation of Ep. 691)

Episode 691 - 30th Anniversary Celebration with Disneyland and 2 Disney Cruises

Episode 679 - Embassy Suites Orlando and a 3-Month Old Princess (To 5:43) Engagement

Episode 671 - Listener Questions
-10:10 Ryan ponders good rooms and amenities at the Beach Club for his anniversary trip

Episode 638 - Listener Questions
-18:50 Brad asks for the best signature restaurants for two adults using the Deluxe Dining Plan

Episode 616 - Honeymoon at Disney's Wilderness Lodge Club-Level

Episode 610 - Anniversary Cruise on the Disney Dream

Episode 596 - Listener Questions
-13:53 Nikki from England asks where to stay on a three-week honeymoon vacation

Episode 590 - Listener Questions
-7:12 Lori from Pennsylvania asks about the dessert quality at Chef Mickey's and whether she should order a special cake for her anniversary

Episode 584 - Listener Questions
-24:46 Jenny from Ireland asks for good activities at WDW outside the parks, especially to enjoy an anniversary

Episode 574 - Disney Fairytale Wedding and 10-Night WDW Honeymoon

Episode 559 - Honeymoon on the Disney Fantasy

Episode 546 - Table Service Dining at Moderate Resorts (18:16-19:51)

Episode 520 - Listener Questions
-12:09 Migueljrebelo asks for the most romantic spot at WDW

Episode 503: Couples-Only Trip to Polynesian

Episode 497: A Fantasy of an Anniversary

Epsidoe 328: Real Royal Romance

Episode 311 - A Disney Wedding Weekend

Episode 306: Unexpected Romance at WDW

Episode 281: Honeymoon Trip at Carribean Beach

Episode 263 - A Disney Wedding & 3 Weeks at WDW

Episode 215 - Honeymoon at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

Episode 175 - A Fairy Tale Wedding Story

Episode 98 - Romance at WDW

Episode 22: Wilderness Lodge, Anniversary Getaway, Jiko
See Also "Couples" on Guests for related topics

Thanksgiving

Episode 1186 - Walt Disney World is a Family Tradition (21:47-27:14)

Episode 1168 - Grand Floridian - Club Level over Thanksgiving

Episode 1091 - Listener Questions
-34:03 Jackie from Missouri asks how July crowds at Walt Disney World compare to Thanksgiving weekend crowds

Episode 942 - Best WDW Shopping Experiences

Episode 887 - Listener Questions
-7:32 Nikki from Alabama asks if the Main Street Electrical Parade and Wishes will both be playing every night during Thanksgiving week. Rikki mentions Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
-10:34 Nikki from Alabama ponders the temperature at Walt Disney World around Thanksgiving
-16:16 Jimmie from Texas asks if reservations are needed to bowl at Splitsville during Thanksgiving week. The panel discusses the food at Splitsville

Episode 856 - Thanksgiving on the Disney Fantasy

Episode 833 - Listener Questions
-25:40 Sarah from New York asks if Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Parties occur during Thanksgiving week. She also ponders a good place for a Thanksgiving dinner at WDW

Episode 786 - Worth Lining Up For (Black Friday-esque)

Episode 719 - Listener Questions
-8:21 Theresa asks about Free Dining blackouts, highlighting the weeks around Thanksgiving. Rikki discusses crowds and holiday festivities during the week before Thanksgiving. Theresa also asks about PIN discounts on multiple rooms

Episode 670 - Pop Century, Great Meals, Extended Family (Especially at 9:35; 22:21-23:33)

Episode 628 - 18 Straight Thanksgiving Trips to WDW
-DINING (6:14-7:36)

Episode 581 - Listener Questions
-30:53 Tara from Vermont asks how she should spend the day before Thanksgiving in Orlando

Episode 554 - Listener Questions
-8:32 Mike asks about special Thanksgiving meals at WDW, preferably outside the parks

Episode 492: Disney Thanksgiving

Episode 180 - Black Friday at WDW