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Room-Only Discount Announced for Fall 2018 Dates

If you're making plans to visit Walt Disney World Resort this fall for the Epcot Food and Wine Festival, or to visit Toy Story Land, or maybe to attend a Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom, there's a new discount just for you! The new room-only is discount available at Disney's Contemporary Resort for travel dates from August 2 through October 7.

Pixar Play Zone Now Open at Disney's Contemporary Resort

The Pixar Play Zone is now open at Disney's Contemporary Resort. The pilot program takes place nightly from 6-10:30 p.m. and transports kids into a world of adventures with their favorite Pixar characters.

Disney Announces Free Dining for Kids this Summer

There's a new free dining offer for travels to Disney World this summer, but it has a twist. It's free dining just for kids ages 3-9. Guests who book a 3-night/3-day Magic Your Way package with resort hotel room, Disney Dining Plan, and theme park tickets can get free dining for their kids who are ages 3-9 only.

Reservations Now Open for Pixar Play Zone

The new childcare option at the Contemporary - Pixar Play Zone - opens April 13 and reservations are now available. This new kids-only experience (for kids ages 4-12) will include Pixar characters, themed play areas, a dance party, and more.

Overnight Parking Fees Coming to Disney World Resort Hotels

Overnight parking fees are coming to Walt Disney World Resort Hotels. Guests who book their reservations after March 21, 2018, will be charged an overnight parking fee of $24 per night at Disney's Contemporary Resort. Reservations books before March 21 (for any dates) are not affected by this change in parking fees.

Mobile Order Now Available at the Contempo Cafe

Editor's Note: Contempo Cafe has been removed from Disney’s system as a mobile order option. However, we expect to see it back online again ... sometime soon. We'll keep you posted!

The Contempo Cafe is the first Walt Disney World Resort hotel quick service restaurant where Mobile Order is available. The system allows guests to order and pay for their food via the My Disney Experience app and skip the main queue at the restaurant.

Three Events Planned at the Contemporary on New Year's Eve

Disney's Contemporary Resort will be ringing in the New Year with three separate events on December 31: Disney Countdown to Midnight, PIXAR PARTY - A New Year's Eve Celebration, and Down in New Orleans: A Disney New Year's Eve Dining Experience.

Disney Vacation Club Thanksgiving Dinner at the Contemporary

Disney Vacation Club members can make reservations beginning October 10 for the member Thanksgiving dinner at the Contemporary Resort. The Liberty Feast is planned for November 23 from 3-5 p.m. in the Fantasia Ballroom at the hotel. Reservations are open October 10 through November 17 (or until all spaces are filled, whichever occurs first).

Halloween Party Planned for Disney Vacation Club Members

Disney Vacation Club members can enjoy a special Halloween party on October 31 as part of DVC's Membership Magic Ever After. The party is a pirate-themed affair and takes place in the Ballroom of the America's from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Guests can dress in costume, and all guests will be given a Buccaneer Booty Bag full of treats and treasures.

Chef Mickey's Temporarily Relocating

NOTE: This relocation has been moved to late November through December.

Chef Mickey's at Disney's Contemporary Resort is reportedly relocating to a temporary location. The popular restaurant, home to a character buffet, will be located in the Contemporary's Convention Center.

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