Disney Springs Is Bringing Back an Iconic Celebration This July

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This July, Disney Springs is bringing back the “Flavors of Florida” food, drink, and retail event, which was last seen in 2019. Disney Springs has announced a sneak peek at some of their offerings that will be available at this year’s celebration.

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If you’re looking to experience some of the festival-style fun typically found in Walt Disney World Resort at EPCOT — like the fan-favorite events Flower & Garden Festival, and Food & Wine Festival — head to Disney Springs in Lake Buena Vista, Florida minutes away from the gates of Walt Disney World’s parks.

Disney Springs is a must-do Disney Destination in the Central Florida / Orlando area that should be a part of your Walt Disney World vacation plan. This July, the 120-acre dining, retail, and entertainment district curated and managed by The Walt Disney Company is giving Guests even more of a reason to visit with the return of the “Flavors of Florida” event to Disney Springs.

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When is Disney Springs “Flavors of Florida” event returning?

Disney Springs is currently in the midst of their Pride Celebration for the month of June. Starting July 6, 2021 “Flavors of Florida” begins and will feature dining and merchandise from and inspired by the Sunshine State. Disney Springs has announced a partial list of the event’s offerings and promises to feature a “…delicious selection of Florida-inspired plates, cocktails, and products across 20+ restaurant and retail locations throughout Disney Springs.”

Some highlights of Flavors of Florida announced by Disney Springs

Food & Drink

  • Watermelon Dole Whip at Marketplace Snacks
  • Florida Rock Shrimp Tacos at Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar restaurant
  • Chocolate Chip Key Lime Cookies and Key Lime Pie Cakes at Gideon’s Bakehouse
  • Golden Honey Margarita and Grouper Tacos at City Works Eatery & Pour House restaurant

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Retail

  • The Florida Sunshine Collection at Basin
  • Orange Blossom Florida Honey at Savannah Bee Company
  • Ron Jon Surf Shop, a Florida-based store
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Entertainment

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As this is only a partial listing of offerings for the Flavors of Florida event, Inside The Magic will have more details as they become available.

Why visit Disney Springs?

Disney Springs has enough theme park-style entertainment, shopping, and delicious food options for the whole family to enjoy. Any vacation planning for Walt Disney World Resort should definitely include a trip to Lake Buena Vista to experience the magic of Disney Springs without a Park Pass reservation. Disney Springs has seen many expansions and rebrands over the years , so even if you’ve visited Pleasure Island or Downtown Disney in the past, there’s plenty of new and exciting experiences to enjoy at the always evolving Disney Springs.

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With Disney fan-favorite stores — like World of Disney, the world’s largest Disney Store, Star Wars Galactic Outpost, and DisneyStyle — fun culinary experiences at Disney Springs restaurants and snack stops — like Splitsville, Erin McKenna’s Bakery NYC, Gideon’s Bakeshop, and Morimoto Asia — and world-class entertainment — like Raglan Road and Cirque-du-Soleil there’s something for everyone at Disney Springs!

Are you excited to see Flavors of Florida returning to Disney Springs in Lake Buena Vista? Let us know in the comments!

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