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Goofy's Candy Company- Create your own Treat

One of my biggest guilty pleasures on a Walt Disney World vacation is sweets. Everywhere you turn, there are delicious goodies calling your name, begging to be eaten. Luckily, a Disney vacation involves quite a bit of walking to balance things out, so you don’t have to feel too guilty indulging on a few extra treats!


We have a list of favorites that has grown throughout the years: Dole Whip (naturally), along with cupcakes, krispy treats, funnel cakes, ice cream… the list seems to get longer as the years go on. I had visited Goofy’s Candy Company at Downtown Disney many times in the past, but mostly just to browse, or to grab something prepackaged to bring home (and maybe use up a few extra snack credits at the end of our stay). I had heard fantastic things about the “Create Your Own Treat” offered at Goofy's, but as you can imagine, we never had much room for any more snacks. On our most recent trip, my family finally found some time (and the appetite) - and I can definitely say …

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The winter side of Winter Summerland Mini Golf is closing for refurbishment from 1/20/2014. There is no reopening date yet available, other than 'closed until further notice'. The summer side will remain open as normal. Rumor has it that the original contractors botched the last refurb and a new contractor has been hired to correct it.
Some significant changes are coming to 'Tables in Wonderland,' including an increase in blackout dates for some restaurants, changes to the credit card policy, and removal of Victoria and Albert's. Tables in Wonderland gives guests a 20% discount on over 100 restaurants at Walt Disney World.
Beginning 8/1/2014, 1900 Park Fare, Chef Mickey’s, ‘Ohana (Dinner Only), Cinderella’s Royal Table, Akershus Royal Banquet Hall, and Le Cellier Steakhouse will be subject to the additional blockout weeks of: 11/23-29, 2014; 12/21-27, 2014; 3/8/2015-4/4/2015; 5/31/2015-6/20/2015. This is in addition to the regular blackout dates of Mother’s Day, East…

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Big Thunder Mountain is scheduled for a short refurbishment in April 2014. The Magic Kingdom attraction is closing on 4/7/2014 through to 4/9/2014. 
Pirates of the Caribbean is scheduled to be closed for refurbishment in late April 2014. The attraction at the Magic Kingdom closes on 4/28/2014 through to 4/30/2014. 
Both attractions are rumored to be receiving a new on-board photo system, although this is not yet officially confirmed.
The Frozen meet and greet featuring Anna and Elsa has been extended to the end of January 2014. The Norway Pavilion meet and greet has been extremely popular, with wait times on some days over the holidays reaching 5 hours. You can now meet them until 1/31/2014.
The Aladdin and Jasmine meet and greet location at the Agrabah Bazaar is currently closed for refurbishment, and during this time they have relocated to the Adventureland Veranda porch. The refurbishment is scheduled for run through until 2/13/2014.
Downtown Disney's Cirque du Soleil La Nouba will b…