It is not a frequent occurrence to spot me on Walt Disney World property during the holidays. I prefer to avoid what I call “Combat Touring” during peak traffic season. This time of year is especially brutal as the Easter Weekenders and Spring Breakers descend upon The Happiest Place on Earth. However, I was out at Downtown Disney yesterday participating in the “What is Vinylmation Jr.” Quest and decided to head over to Everything Pop at Disney’s Pop Century Resort afterward to pick up a few of the $25 Disney Gift Cards that I give out in my weekly “Where in the World Are We” Contest.
As soon as I swung open the giant glass doors to Everything Pop’s side entrance I was greeted with a sign that I had never seen before… “Create Your Own Easter Basket” the sign said. What a great idea! Disney…you really think of everything when it comes to making the kids happy. I pictured parents…so wrapped up in planning their Disney Vacation that they totally forgot to pack the kids Easter baskets and accoutrements pacing frantically in their resort rooms wanting to keep the magic of The Easter Bunny alive. Only to gleefully discover that their Resort Gift Shop has saved the day by offering this service.
As I purchased my Disney Gift Cards, my daughter pointed out that there was a table set up in the entryway to the Everything Pop Food Court.
Upon further investigation I discovered that for $7 you could purchase a white basket filled with Easter grass, cellophane, and a colored ribbon/bow. The cast member at the Easter Basket Station let me know that all of the basket goodies needed to be purchased separately and that once purchased I could bring them back to her and she would help me assemble it. She also told me that I did not have to purchase the fillings there at Everything Pop. If I wanted, I could go ‘off-property’ to get my Easter Goodies and then bring them back and assemble them there. Genius!
Who couldn’t find enough treats at a Disney Resort Gift Shop to fill an entire Easter basket? There are so many fantastic things that would fit right into the basket and Disney also offered some of the more traditional items that you fill Easter baskets with. Take a look…
Of course, if you weren’t feeling particularly creative, you could purchase one of the pre-assembled baskets. Most of the ones that I saw hovered around the $40 to $45 mark…
Have you ever celebrated Easter at the Walt Disney World Resort? What did you do to make it special? I’d love to know!
Until Next Time,
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