Walt Disney World News: Allergy-Friendly Menus at Disney

Happy Sunday Hipsters! It’s time your Walt Disney World News!

Guests will be glad to know that Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts have begun offering new allergy-friendly menus in about 120 quick-service and table-service locations. The menus provide more options for guests with special dietary needs and requests. The new allergy-friendly menus provide allergen information for each menu item listed.

Menu selection includes appetizers, entrées, side items, desserts and kids’ meals. The main focus is the most common allergens such as: gluten/wheat, milk, peanut, tree nut, and fish. Guests will also be able to communicate special dietary needs directly with a restaurant chef or special trained cast members.

More Walt Disney World News!

New Activity Passport Coming to Disney’s Art of Animation Resort

According to Disney Parks Blog, a new activity passport is now available and will take Guests through four stops where they will interact with Cast Members to receive stamps and complete activity pages in their passport booklet.

After completion, Guests may visit Landscape of Flavors anytime after 11 a.m. to enjoy a complimentary kids’ gelato. Passports will be available at any of the four “Stamp Stop” locations: Luggage Assistance, Lobby (Front Desk and Concierge), Ink and Paint Shop and Landscape of Flavors. This activity will be available for approximately 2 months.

Grand Floridian Beach Pool Water Play Area Refurbishment

The Beach Pool water play area will be closed for refurbishment until Friday, May, 1st. Work will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

Photo: Disney Co.
Photo: Disney Co.

Wi-Fi Upgraded at Theme Parks

Recently, the Wi-Fi network was upgraded at the Disney four parks: the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom. This will in turn provide faster connections, better performance, and less interference.

United World Soccer Returns to Downtown Disney with Kiosk

United World Soccer has opened a new mobile merchandise kiosk near Cirque du Soleil. The location features soccer gear and merchandise. United World Soccer has been a part of Downtown Disney since May 2014.

That’s it for your weekly Walt Disney World News 🙂

Happy Park Hopping Hipsters!


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