What’s New at Disney World Hotels: Amazing Gingerbread Displays and 14 Treats

Disney World hotels are the place to BE around the holidays!

Grand Floridian

We’ve seen decor go up around the parks, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party kicks off in just a few days, and the EPCOT Festival of the Holidays is just around the corner. But the hotels have so much holiday cheer as well — you’ll find fun decor, special gingerbread displays, and exclusive treats. So let’s look at the latest updates from the Disney World hotels!

Disney’s Riviera Resort Food Update

Le Petit Cafe

Spooky season may be over now, but before it ended we tried the Monster Mousse at Le Petit Cafe!

Monster Mousse

The treat was $7.99, but it wasn’t our favorite. It was only available for the last few days of October, but we’ll be 0n the lookout for it to come back next year!

The Unexpected Reason Disney World’s New Monster Treat Will Give You Nightmares

Disney’s Riviera Resort Merchandise Update

La Boutique

There are a lot of ornaments in Disney World right now, but only DVC members can get the Mickey Disney Vacation Club Ornament!

DVC Ornament

The ornament is $19.99.

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort Merchandise Update

Calypso Trading Post

Aristocats fans will love the new Aristocats T-shirt for $36.99


…the Marie Sweatshirt

How cute is this?

…and the Marie Sweatpants for $49.99.

Pink sweatpants

We also found this Purple Mickey T-shirt for $36.99.

Mickey tee

Plus, there’s a Mickey Hoodie in this shop.

Mickey Hoodie

The hoodie will cost you $69.99.

Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter Food Update

Scat Cat’s Club Cafe

Mickey beignets are one of the most iconic Disney World snacks, but around this time of year, they get a pumpkin makeover!

Pumpkin Spice Mickey Beignets

For $7.49, you can grab an order of these must-have fall beignets!

Find out why Pumpkin Spice Beignets are one of our FAVORITE fall traditions here!

Sassagoula Floatworks and Food Factort

That’s not the only fall treat at the resort! We also tried the Praline Pecan Cake for $5.99.

Praline Pecan Cake

This is a great treat to try if you love pecan pie and want to try it in a new way!

Check out this fun twist on a classic treat HERE!

Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter Miscellaneous Update

Right before Halloween, we saw several pumpkin decorating contests with pumpkins created by Cast Members!

Pumpkin contest

The Cast Members are so talented!

Disney’s Contemporary Resort Food Update

Contempo Cafe

Over at Contempo Cafe, we grabbed the Pumpkin Cheesecake for $5.99.

Our Cheesecake!

If you like cheesecake, pumpkin, and caramel, this treat highlights each of those perfectly! Give it a try until November 27th.

Is this the best Pumpkin Spice dessert on the list?

Disney’s Contemporary Resort Merchandise Update


For $39.99, you can grab these Monsters Inc. Shorts with the logo all over!

For Monsters Inc. fans!

We’ve seen a few of these pins over at Magic Kingdom (along with a TON of other holiday merchandise) but you’ll find things like the Fairy Godmother Holiday Pin at Disney’s Contemporary Resort for $19.99!

Fairy Godmother Pin

There are so many other pins here like the Fantasia Contemporary Resort Pin ($19.99)

Fantasia Pin

…the Mystery Holiday Pin Set ($17.99)

Mystery Set

…the Mickey Wreath Pin ($12.99)

Mickey Wreath Pin

…the Chip & Dale Stocking Pin ($12.99)

The dynamic duo

…the Pluto Holiday Pin ($12.99)

Pluto Pin

…the Goofy Garland Holiday Pin ($12.99)

Goofy Garland Pin

…and the Mickey Yuletide Cheer Pin ($12.99).

Yuletide Cheer

There are also pins that come inside an ornament! We saw several designs including the Kronk Pin Ornament ($24.99)


…the 101 Dalmatian Pin Ornament ($24.99)

101 Dalmatians

…the Timothy Mouse Pin Ornament ($24.99)


…the Abu Elephant Pin Ornament ($24.99)

Abu as an Elephant

…the Peter Pan Pin Ornament ($24.99)

Peter Pan

…and the White Rabbit Pin Ornament ($24.99).

White Rabbit

You can also find the Pixar Holiday Mystery Pin Set here for $24.99.

Pixar Mystery Pin

If you’re counting down to Christmas, check out the Big Hero 6 Holiday Pin for $17.99

Big Hero 6 Pin

…the Mickey & Friends Holiday Pin for $34.99

Giant Pin

…and the Piglet Pin Ornament for $24.99.


Do you think Stitch belongs on the nice list or the naughty list? According to this Nice List T-Shirt, it looks like Stitch has been good this year!

Do you think Stitch belongs on the nice or naughty list?

The shirt is $19.99.

Bay View Gifts

Vineyard Vines has released some holiday merchandise including this Holiday Long Sleeve Shirt for $49.50.

Vineyard Vines

Even though Halloween is over now, you can still find a Skeleton Dance Denim Jacket at the Contemporary.

Skeleton Jacket

You can buy the denim jacket for $74.99.

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort Food Update

Gasparilla Island Grill

The perfect pumpkin spice treat doesn’t exi–. JK, it does in the form of a Pumpkin Spice Roll!

Hello, gorgeous!

This treat is soft, has the right amount of pumpkin, and is one of the cheaper specialty snacks at $5.29.

Love Pumpkin Spice? Then click HERE.

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort Construction Update

Gingerbread House

We’ve been watching the construction progress on the iconic gingerbread house at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort.

Grand Floridian

It’s coming along for its grand opening on November 9th!

See more construction updates for the gingerbread house!

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort Merchandise Update


For some new bath products, check out the Buried Treasure Sugar Soufflé for $19.99. There’s a coin buried inside of here!


The 12 Days of Bath Bombs Set is a perfect gift for anyone who loves to relax in the bath!

12 Days of Bath Bombs

The set is $54.99.

Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort Food Update

Kona Cafe

Kona Cafe has officially reopened! It was closed for a pretty long refurbishment and now it has a new look that matches the rest of the remodeled resort!


We tried the breakfast there to see how it held up — check out our review below.

Come Along With Us to Eat New Breakfast Items at Kona Cafe in Disney World

Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort Merchandise Update


In need of some new jewelry? Check out the Minnie Necklace and Earrings Set ($39.99)

Minnie Jewelry Set

…the Bow Tie Necklace and Earrings Set ($39.99)

Bow Tie Jewelry Set

…and the Gold Mickey Necklace.

Gold Mickey Necklace

The necklace is also $39.99.

Disney’s Beach Club Resort Food Update

Beaches & Cream

OMG, is that a piece of pumpkin pie on top of that milkshake?! Yes, it IS! This is the Pumpkin Pie Shake from Beaches and Cream.

Pumpkin Pie Shake

For $15, you can try this salted caramel shake topped with pumpkin pie. We can’t decide which part is better — the pumpkin pie or the shake!

Check out this dessert-topped milkshake HERE!

Disney’s Beach Club Resort Construction Update

Gingerbread Carousel

The construction on the iconic gingerbread carousel began this past week and it is now complete! This year the theme is Disney Princesses, so you’ll find a Tiana, Jasmine, Snow White, Elsa, and Belle horse at the carousel.

It’s running!

There’s also a sweets shop with a few treats to purchase next to the carousel — be sure to check it out on your next visit to Beach Club!

See more photos of the Gingerbread Carousel here!

Disney’s Beach Club Merchandise Update

Guess what else we found in the merchandise shops — if you guessed pins, you’d be correct! There’s the Peter Pan Holiday Pin

Peter Pan Pin

…the Yacht Club Alice in Wonderland Holiday Pin

Alice in Wonderland Pin

…and the Beach Club Little Mermaid Holiday Pin!

Little Mermaid Pin

Each pin will cost you $19.99.

Disney’s All-Star Movies Food Update

World Premiere Food Court

At All-Star Movies, you can have a fun turkey-themed treat to gear up for Thanksgiving. Say hello to the Gobble Wobble Bundt Cake!

Gobble Wobble Bundt Cake

This cinnamon apple cake really impressed us AND the treat is cute. It’s a win, win! This treat costs $5.99.

Click HERE for our review of the Gobble Wobble Bundt Cake!

Any plant-based eaters will want to see this new treat. It’s the Falling for Plant-Based Cupcake and it costs $5.49!


The flavors are simple but it is a delicious cupcake! You can grab this at several locations around Disney World.

Did we FALL for this plant-based cupcake? Find out here!

Disney’s Saratoga Springs Food Update

Backstretch Pool Bar

Did someone say new Dole Whip? Yep, you’ll find the Cherry Vanilla Dole Whip at Backstretch Pool Bar for a limited time!


This Dole Whip creation is $5.99 and it’s a lovely flavor combo to refresh you on a hot Florida day!

Wanna know what CHERRY DOLE WHIP tastes like? Then click HERE. 

The Artist’s Palette

This next treat looks like a home decoration, but it’s actually the Mini Pumpkin TreatWe grabbed this delicious pumpkin treat for $5.99.

Mini Pumpkin

There’s also a Pumpkin Whoopie Pie which was simple, but in a very good way!

Fall Whoopie Pie

This treat is also $5.99. 

Find out what made us “FALL” in love with these snacks HERE!

Disney’s Art of Animation Food Update

Landscape of Flavors

Want an excuse to eat dessert for breakfast? Look no further than the Maple Pot de Crème!

Maple Pot de Creme

This had a great maple syrup flavor so if you want to call it breakfast, we won’t judge! It costs $5.79.

Find out why we were a little confused by the Maple Pot de Creme HERE…

Disney’s BoardWalk Inn Food Update

BoardWalk Deli

Over at the newly reimagined BoardWalk Deli, there are two new pastries to try! First up is the Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffin

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffin

…and the second is the Cranberry Orange Scone


You might be surprised which one is our favorite here, but (spoiler alert) it’s the scone! The scone is $3.79 and the muffin is $3.99.

You may be surprised which of these two treats was our favorite… 

Disney’s BoardWalk Inn Merchandise Update

Screen Door

Disney Vacation Club members have more merchandise to shop with the DVC Member Spirit Jersey for $79.99!

DVC Spirit Jersey

There are a couple more pins at the BoardWalk like the Mickey Holiday Pin

Mickey Holiday Pin

…and the BoardWalk Cinderella Holiday Pin. Get both pins for $19.99 each.

BoardWalk Pin

Those are all of the updates we have for you from the Disney World hotels! We’ll continue making our way around the hotels and bringing your updates, so stay tuned for more.

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Are you staying at a Disney World hotel during your holiday trip this year? If so, which one? Tell us about it in the comments!

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