Disney Dads Podcast

Our Disney History

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On this episode we take a look at our past trips to Walt Disney World, including a brief glimpse into Epcot’s Food and Wine Festival.  We take a second to talk about surprising kids with a Disney vacation, and leaving the kids at home to conquer Disney as adults who never grew up.   While we look into details from this trip such as Disney busses, Lilo’s Playhouse, and renting Cabanas, we also look into upcoming trips during the month of October.  We hope you enjoy the first episode of the Disney Dad’s Podcast. 

 Oct 9th, 2017

Episode 1

Spooky and Fun! We talk Halloween

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On this episode of the Disney Dad’s Podcast, we find ourselves under a spell, as we enter the Magic Kingdom to explore Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. We talk about how we keep it Disney at home during the Halloween season. We look into how Mickey’s Not So Scary began and evolved, before we dive into this years party. The three of us talk costumes, trick-or-treating, Hallowishes, and the Hocus Pocus Villain Spectacular. Of course, an episode about Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party would not be complete without diving into the “Boo To You” parade. Enjoy the episode, have fun, and remember it’s not so scary after all.

  Oct 18th, 2017 

episode 2

The Haunted Mansion

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There are few places on earth as iconic as The Haunted Mansion. With Hitchhiking Ghost and a graveyard party like never before seen I think it warrants a true discussion. Come join Mike, Justin and Jason as we have a chat about this spooky-fun place!

Oct 25th, 2017 

 

episode 3

Sit Down Rumble

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Come join us for our first Disney Dads bracket competition between Jason and Mike. There can only be one winner and you decide the outcome.  We hope you are hungry, as we battle it out to find the best in park table service restaurant.

Nov 1st, 2017 

episode 4

Toy Story Land Our Way

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On this episode we recruit some of the brightest minds to come up with the ultimate ride at the new Toy Story Land.  Mike, Justin and Jason all sit down with their family to imagineer what they would like to see. We also are calling out all of our Disney Family to do the same, and send them in to us so we can discuss yours.

 Nov 8th, 2017 

Episode 5

Hidden Gems of Magic Kingdom

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In this episode Justin, Mike and Jason take a tour of Magic Kingdom and give their top 5 hidden gems. The catch, there is no definition of Hidden Gem, that is up for discussion. 

Nov 15th, 2017 

Episode 6

Disney Value Resorts Our Way

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On this week’s episode, Jamie Viggiano, from Away With Me Travel, joins us to discuss the Disney Value Resorts. She takes us on a tour of the Resorts, and gives us some inside tips and tricks to staying on property at these amazing properties. We pick our favorite photos of the week, and learn what each of us are thankful for this year. Have a fantastic Thanksgiving and enjoy this week’s episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Nov 21st, 2017

 

Episode 7

Mickeys Very Merry Christmas Party

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Mickey has an incredible party during the Christmas season and we explore it our way. Mike, Justin and Jason take you into Mickeys Very Merry Christmas Party. So come sip on some hot chocolate and get ready to feel some Christmas. 

Nov 28th, 2017

 

Episode 8

Extinct Attractions

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On this weeks episode we travel back in Disney history, to explore some of our favorite extinct experiences. We reminisce on previous trips, where we were able to enjoy some of these classic Disney attractions. We also go into detail how you, our Disney family, can be entered into the Disney Dads giveaway, to win a $100 Disney gift card. Sit back, find a comfy seat in your Disney time machine, and enjoy this weeks episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Dec 6th, 2017

episode 9

Disney Christmas Cinema

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On this episode, we sit down to discuss one of our favorite things to do during the holiday season.  Watching our favorite Disney Christmas movies.  We discuss all the great movies, but we also look at some of the Christmas shows and specials, we have seen over the years.  We even talk one special so awful, it is beloved by many.  So grab the popcorn, a nice warm blanket, and join us as we take you on a cinematic journey, on this weeks episode of the Disney Dads Podcast. 

Dec 12th, 2017

Episode 10

A Disney Dads Family Christmas

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We are counting down the days until that magical time finally arrives, when Santa makes his way down the chimney to make dreams come true.  This week, we take some time to visit with the people who make our dreams come true everyday, our kids.  The kids join us for a segment to talk about some of their favorite Christmas topics.  We talk Disney at Christmas, and get an amazing surprise over the Disney Dads Radio, from some of our Disney family, surprising their kids with a magical announcement.  So grab some hot chocolate, and enjoy this years Disney Dads Christmas Show.

Dec 19th, 2017

 

episode 11

A Look Back At 2017

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Disney is always growing and changing, and this year has brought some of the biggest announcements the Disney Parks have seen in a decade.  This episode, we look into the past year, and discuss all the amazing news, announcements and changes we have seen in the last twelve months.  The upcoming addition of Star Wars in Hollywood Studios, to the merger of Fox and Disney. We also talk the announcement of three additional Disney Cruise ships.  We dive into the positives and negatives all these changes might have on our Disney family.  So before we say goodbye to 2017, sit back, and enjoy everything Disney has given us in this past year.  Happy New Year from the Disney Dads! 

 Dec 27th, 2017

 

episode 12

Top Performances at Walt Disney World

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On this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast, we take a seat to discuss our favorite shows at Walt Disney World.  We take a journey through all four parks, and talk not only some of the larger stage shows, but also some of the performances tucked away around the World.  Some of the choices make us reminisce on shows that live now in Disney history, and can only be seen through videos online. So grab some popcorn and a drink, and get ready for this episode on our favorite Disney shows.  

 Jan 3rd, 2018

 

episode 13

A Walk Through Liberty Square

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This week we are joined by our good friend Kevin Kessler, from 2 Men and the Mouse.  Kevin takes us on a journey through Liberty Square.  From architecture to attractions, the Disney Dads go in depth on all the details you may not know about this amazing land in the Magic Kingdom.  So grab a turkey leg, find a nice bench to relax, and enjoy this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast. 

 Jan 10th, 2018

 

episode 14

Battle of the Attractions: Magic Kingdom

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This week, Jason and Justin fight it out to see what is the best attraction in the Magic Kingdom. A blind draw of attractions, leads to a funny turn of events the guys didn’t see coming. Space Mountain, Pirates of the Caribbean, Haunted Mansion, the list goes on. What will be the best attraction at Magic Kingdom?  Find out on this week’s episode of the Disney Dads Podcast. 

 Jan 16th, 2018

episode 15

Ratatouille, The Future of Epcot

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This week, we sit down to discuss what the upcoming attraction of Ratatouille will look like in Epcot’s World Showcase.  We also challenge each other to place the perfect attraction in different countries around World Showcase.  So take a leisurely stroll with us around the promenade, as we glance into the future, and talk not our favorite mouse, but our favorite rat, Ratatouille. 

Jan 24th, 2018

 

episode 16

The Disney Dads Run Disney

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We are joined this week by a fantastic guest, who takes from start to finish on a Run Disney race.  Joe Quattrocchi, from Resort Loops and The Mickey Dudes Podcast, answers all our questions about Run Disney.  From training, to registration, and all the way through the conclusion of race weekend, Joe has all of us ready to laces up the running shoes.  So grab some water and join us on this journey, as we get ready to, Run Disney.

Jan 31st, 2018

 

 

episode 17

A Walk Through Epcot’s Arts Festival

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This week, we show our artistic side, as we explore the 2018 Arts Festival at Epcot.  From the food, to the exhibits, we go into detail on all of the experiences the festival is offering guests this year.  So come join us, as we eat and paint our way around World Showcase, on this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast. 

Feb 7th, 2018 

Episode 18

Disney Love Stories

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On this episode, love is in the air, as we discuss some of the greatest love stories from Disney Cinema history.  We find our romantic side, and celebrate Valentine's day with love stories from Up, Lady and the Tramp, and many more.  So grab those you love, curl up under a nice warm blanket, and join us on this episode of the Disney Dads Podcast. 

Feb 13th, 2018


 

Episode 19

Staying at Disney Moderate Resorts

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This week, we are joined by Jamie Viggiano from Away With Me Travel, to discuss the Disney moderate resorts. From the positives, to the negatives, we explore everything these resorts offer guests as they plan their Disney vacations. We talk Disney Springs and Mike gives us the low down on his incredible trip. Festival of the Lion King may have been seen. Did I mention a little more arts festival talk? Grab your chair by the quiet pool, plan that dinner at Boatwrights, and join us on this episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Feb 21st, 2018 

Episode 20

A Pirates Life For Me

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Yo ho yo ho, A Pirate's Life For Me!  This week we are pillaging the seven seas, as we set sail on The Pirates of the Caribbean.  From the history, to the current changes taking place, we explore this iconic attraction, and the impact it has had on the Disney parks.  Dress in your finest pirate outfit, fill your chalice with rum, and join us, on this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Feb 28th, 2018 

 

Episode 21

Exploring Harambe Wildlife Reserve

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Take a journey with Mike, Justin, and Jason, as we explore the wild side of East Africa, and take a tour of the beloved attraction on the Harambe Wildlife Reserve. We add some on the spot insightful upgrades to the attraction our way. So come take a journey with the Disney Dads, as we fight off the monkeys from stealing our lunch. Yes, monkeys!

Mar 7th, 2018  

Episode 22

D23 March Madness Music Bracket

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It’s that time of year to fill out your bracket, and pick your winners. We aren’t talking about basketball though. We are taking on the D23 March Hare Bracket. We pick our winners, as we look at all the great music we have enjoyed from Disney movies through the years. Pick your winner, and cheer hard for your pick, as you join us on this week’s episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Mar 14th, 2018

Episode 23

Welcome to the United Kingdom

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This week we find ourselves celebrating the culture of the United Kingdom. However, instead of boarding a plane and flying across the Atlantic, we find ourselves in Epcot spending time with Mary Poppins. So sit down, enjoy your tea and biscuits, and join us for this week’s episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Mar 21st, 2018

Episode 24

Disney Dads Family Reunion

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To celebrate our 25th episode, we have on two very special guests, to talk about the Disney College Program. Rachel Spear and Charmaine Faylor, give us some behind the scenes details on the College Program. We also talk about a mother’s perspective on taking kids to the parks. We hope you enjoy this week’s episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Mar 28th, 2018

Episode 25

Getting Non-Disney People to Go To Disney

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We all know that certain someone who doesn’t love the mouse, and has no desire to go to the parks. In our heads, we can’t understand this, but we look at all the ways we can convince these people to love the parks. So join us this week, as we try and bring those people over from the dark side, on this week’s episode of the Disney Dads Podcast. 

Apr 4th, 2018 

Episode 26

Top Activities Outside The Disney Parks

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This week, we get together to talk about some of our favorite activities to do outside of the Disney Parks. Sometimes, the most magical memory you can make does not take place on Main Street. So come on this adventure with us, as we venture around Disney property, on this week’s episode of the Disney Dads Podcast. 

Apr 11th, 2018 

episode 27

Crystal Palace

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Come with us on a journey to celebrate the Friendship Day Celebration at The Crystal Palace. We review this buffet, that not only serves up food, but fantastic character interaction. We also take time to talk about the new, live action, Christopher Robin movie that will release later this year.  We hope you have a Tiggerific day, and enjoy this week’s episode of the Disney Dads Podcast. 

Apr 18th, 2018 

Episode 28

How To Save Money At Disney

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As we all know, a Disney trip can be a little hard on the wallet from time to time.  This week, we look at some of the fantastic ways you can save money while on Vacation at Walt Disney World.  From souvenirs, to dining, we explore the simple way you can lower your budget, while raising the quality of your vacation.  So grab a pad of paper, and get ready to write down these money savings tips, on this week’s episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Apr 25th, 2018 


episode 29

Disney Dads In Depth: Space Mountain

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This week we take on one of the iconic mountains of the Disney, Space Mountain.  We tell personal stories, and look at the history of this amazing attraction, that takes us on a galactic adventure through the cosmos.  So put on your space suits, buckle in, and blast off with us on this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast. 

May 2nd, 2018 

episode 30

Setting Sail on a Disney Cruise

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We are sailing, sailing away, on a fantastic Disney Cruise.  This week, we board a Disney cruise ship to answer some of the questions a first time cruiser may have.  From the time you book, until the time you disembark, we dive into all things Disney Cruise Line. So grab your navigator, and join us for this week’s episode of the Disney Dads Podcast. 

May 9th, 2018 

episode 31

Upgrading Areas at Disney

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This week we wear our Disney Imagineering hard hats, as we enter some of the ares around Walt Disney World we might change.  From park to park, we debate if these areas should be changed, as we dream of what a day would be like as an Imagineer.  Put on your hard hat, expand your imagination, and join us on this episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

 May 16th, 2018 

episode 32

Disney Vacation Club

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This week, we are joined by the fantastic Joe Quattrocchi from Resort Loops, to discuss the Disney Vacation Club.  We take a broad look at what the Disney Vacation Club offers, and the steps to becoming a member. So if you have ever had a question about DVC, join us on this week’s episode of the Disney Dads Podcast to find the answer.

 May 23rd, 2018

 

Episode 33

2018 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival

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We are excited to welcome Jason back to the show, and hear all about his amazing Disney vacation.  From Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival, to dining around the Disney property, we take a journey through his magical vacation.  We are also joined by two special guests, who give us the rundown of the new Pixar Play Zone at the Contemporary resort. So come join us, as we explore the Flower and Garden Festival, on this week’s episode of the Disney Dads Podcast. 

May 30, 2018


Episode 34

Disney Dads In Depth: Carousel of Progress

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 It’s “A Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow”, as we do a Disney Dads In Depth of Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress.  A timeless attraction that started with a dream, and gave us not only a glimpse the past, but also the future. A family attraction that shows Walt’s vision for a better tomorrow, but reminds us that there is no better time than the present. Now is the time, now is the best time, to join us, for this week’s episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

June 6, 2018

 

Episode 35

A Safari To Animal Kingdom Lodge

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This week, we step foot into an African Safari, as we explore the amazing resort that is Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge.  From dining to activities, these resorts are a vacation destination on their own. So let us say “Jambo”, and welcome to this week’s episode of the Disney Dads Podcast. 

Jun 13th, 2018 

Episode 36

Exclusive Interview With Jeff Barnes

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This week, we are joined by Dr. Disneyland himself, Jeff Barnes.  Jeff is the best selling author of The Wisdom of Walt: Leadership Lessons from the Happiest Place on Earth, and Beyond the Wisdom of Walt: Life Lessons from the Most Magical Place on Earth.  Jeff combines his experiences, with the life lessons of Walt Disney, to inspire everyone who reads his work to find their passions, and achieve success. So grab a pen and paper, because we are all headed back to school, on this week’s episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Jun 20th, 2018 

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Episode 37

What's in your bag? Or Nothing At All?

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This week Justin heads to Hawaii and Mike is one day closer to his trip to Walt Disney World. What is in those backpacks you see in the parks? We have the answers on this weeks Disney Dads Podcast.

Episode 38

4 PARKS..WE FEAST

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With Justin exploring paradise, Mike and Jason take on the 4 parks to talk about their favorite quick service meals.  So bring your appetite for this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast. 

Jul 4th, 2018 

episode 39

Toy Story Land

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While our third musketeer is hanging out in Walt's apartment in Disneyland, Mike and Jason talk about the hot new area of Toy Story Land at Disney Hollywood Studios. Slinky Dog and the Alien Saucer Spin all come up in this weeks episode. 

Jul 11th, 2018 

Episode 40

Aloha, Welcome To Aulani

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Justin is back from his voyage to Disney's Resort in Hawaii, Aulani.  We cover all the details that this magical resort offers, and throw in some of the tips and tricks to save money while on vacation.  So grab your surf board, and enjoy this week's Hawaiian adventure, on the Disney Dads Podcast. 

Jul 18th, 2018 

episode 41

Disney Dads In Depth: The Mexico Pavilion

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Hola, and welcome to this Disney Dads In Depth of the Mexico Pavilion at Epcot.  From delicious dining to amazing attractions, the Mexican Pavilion celebrates with festive music and bright beautiful colors.  So grab a Margarita, and join us for this weeks episode of the Disney Dads Podcast. 

Jul 25th, 2018 

episode 42

Trip Recap With Mike: New Experiences

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On this episode, Mike is back to tell us about all the new things they tried while at Walt Disney World. We also have a special guest in the room, and she definitely outshines her dad.  So grab your loved ones, pack those Mickey ears, and join us for this weeks episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Jul 29th, 2018 

Episode 43

DVC Rental: Changing The Game

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This week, we are joined by Scott Ferraioli, CEO of the DVC-Rental Webpage and Buy and Sell DVC.  Scott gives us all the details of renting DVC points, and shows us how easy it is to rent points for your Dream Disney Vacation.  As father, Disney lover, and DVC expert, Scott answers every question you could possibly think of.  So pick your vacation dates, pack your bags, and rent those points, because this week we talk DVC Rental on the Disney Dads Podcast.

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Aug 1st, 2018

episode 44

Disney Dads In Depth: Tower Of Terror

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Come join us for a terrifying Disney Dads In Depth, into the Twilight Zone: Tower of Terror.  We dive into all the amazing details of this attraction, as you journey into that fateful night on October 31st, 1939.  Filled with laughs, and fun facts, this episode of the Disney Dads Podcast is ready to transport you into, The Twilight Zone.

Aug 8th, 2018 

episode 45

Disney Dads Imagineering

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 Disney inspires imagination, and this week we sit down to Imagineer our own attractions.  With unlimited possibilities, we discuss what attraction we would love to see in a Walt Disney World Park.  So pack your imagination, start designing your attraction, and join us on this weeks episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Aug 15th, 2018 

Episode 46

Top 10 Cast Member Costumes

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Hello, and welcome to this weeks episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.  Everything at Disney is based in stories, and nothing tells those stories better than the cast members, and their costumes.  We sit down and discuss our Top 10 Cast Member Costumes in the parks.  We hope you enjoy the show, and we can't wait to hear some of your favorite Cast member costumes.

Aug 22nd, 2018

episode 47

Our Perfect Disney Day

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Have you ever sat back and imagined what your perfect day at Walt Disney World would be like?  That is exactly what we did this week.  All of us came up with our perfect Disney Day, and discuss all the things we would love to do.  So grab your imagination, think about your perfect day, and join us for this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast. 

Aug 29th, 2018 

Episode 48

Finding The Perfect Disney Souvenir

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We all cherish the memories we make while at Disney, but sometimes we find items that help remind us of those perfect memories.  Souvenirs are a must buy while in the parks, and this week we talk about of our favorites Disney Souvenirs.  So dust off your shelf, get ready to shop, and join us for this weeks episode of the Disney Dads Podcast. 

Sep 5th, 2018 

Episode 49

Disney Dads Podcast Live Show (Video)

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As we celebrate our 50th epsiode, all three of us are live, and and interacting with the Disney Dads Family.  From the history of the show, to Disney news, we love answering your questions.  So thank you for letting us be a part of your Disney Family, and we hope you enjoy the 50th episode of the Disney Dads Podcast. 

Sep 12th, 2018 

Episode 50 Video

Disney Dads Podcast Live Show (Audio)

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As we celebrate our 50th epsiode, all three of us are live, and and interacting with the Disney Dads Family.  From the history of the show, to Disney news, we love answering your questions.  So thank you for letting us be a part of your Disney Family, and we hope you enjoy the 50th episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Sep 12th, 2018 

Episode 50 Audio

Disney In The Rain

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As Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast, Justin decides to evacuate to the happiest place on earth.  This terrible weather brings up the topic of how to enjoy a day at Disney in the rain.  We talk about the best parks, attractions, and entertainment for you to enjoy while it pours on mainstreet.  So grab your umbrella, put on that poncho, and join us for this weeks episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Sep 19th, 2018

Episode 51

Celebrating One Year Of The Disney Dads

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On this episode of the Disney Dads Podcast, we take a look back over the first year of the show.  From changes in the parks, to changes in the show, we discuss some of our favorite Disney moments over 52 epsiodes.  We also celebrate the amazing Disney Family we have been able to meet, and look forward to many more years of talking Disney magic.  So grab some cake, and come celebrate with us, on the one year anniversary of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Sep 26th, 2018 

Episode 52

Technology at Disney

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On episode 53, we jump into the amazing way Disney uses technology in the parks.  We talk about how technology has changed in the parks over time, and what we expect to see in the future.  We are also joined by The RC Saylors to talk drone use in the parks.  Abby and Nate are experts, who continue to bring drones, and the R.C. lifestyle to millions of familes on YouTube.  So travel with us through time, as we "Keep moving forward", on this episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.   

Oct 3rd, 2018 

episode 53

Disney Dads In Depth: Splash Mountain

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Zip-a-dee-doo-dah, zip-a-dee-ay, My, oh, my, what a wonderful day, for a Disney Dads In Depth.  We are boarding that log, and taking a journey through the laughing place to talk Splash Mountain.  So join us, as we take the plunge, on this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.  

Oct 10th, 2018 

Episode 54

Top 5 Lounges of Walt Disney World

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Who is ready to explore the 5 best Disney lounges on property?  It doesn't matter if you are on an adult vacation, or traveling with the kids, these lounges have something for everyone.  So order your drinks, bring your appetites, because this week we are lounge hopping on the Disney Dads Podcast. 

Oct 17th, 2018 

Episode 55

Top 5 Halloween Movies in the Parks

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It's the haunting season, and this week we are giving our top five Halloween movies in the Disney Parks.  Some of the most iconic moments, and characters we find, come from these amazing Halloween movies.  Grab your costumes, get ready to light the black flame candle, and join us for this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Oct 24th, 2018 

Episode 56

Disney Dads In Depth: Spaceship Earth

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The giant geodesic sphere that dominates the skyline of Epcot isn't just a great backdrop for pictures.  It also holds one of the most iconic attractions on Disney property.  This ride takes us on a journey through the advancements of human communication.  We talk about the attraction, and what the future holds for Spaceship Earth.  So board your Spaceship, make sure to "Thank The Phoenecians", and join us for this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast. 

Oct 31st, 2018 

Episode 57

Disney Dads Showdown: Magic Kingdom Dining

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Have you ever walked into the Magic Kingdom and wondered what should I eat today?  This week, Jason and Justin go head to head on who has the best Disney Dining Plan for the Magic Kingdom.  Snacks, quick services, and table service dining is put to the test in this Disney Dads showdown.  So grab your appetites, and join us for this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast. 

Nov 7th, 2018 

Episode 58

Meeting Characters In The Parks

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A big part of every Disney vacation is surrounding yourself with great characters, and we aren't talking about your family.  This week, we talk our favorite character meet and greets in the parks.  So put on your Mickey ears, grab your autograph book, and let's meet some characters on this episode of the Disney Dads Podcast. 

Nov 14th, 2018 

Episode 59

Happy Birthday Mickey

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Mickey Mouse is a cultural icon created by Walt Disney 90 years ago.  Mickey Mouse is not only the symbol of Walt Disney, and the Walt Disney Company, but he is the best of what Walt saw in humanity.  A character who jumped from the pages to unite cultures across the world.  Today we celebrate everything Mickey Mouse, on this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast. 

Nov 21st, 2018 

episode 60

Top 10 Tips and Tricks for Crowded Park Days

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We have all had that moment when we realize the parks are absolutely packed.  The goal of any Disney trip is to enjoy the magic, no matter the crowd.  We go over our Top 10 tips and tricks to navigating a Disney vacation during busy times.  So join us for this countdown, on this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.  

Nov 28th, 2018 

Episode 61

Let's All Have A Laugh

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Having that moment at Disney, where you have a genuine laugh as a family, is a moment that will stay with you forever.  We explore the parks with our Disney Dads Family, and talk about some of the things that bring us laughter while on vacation.  So get ready to have some fun, hold onto to your funny bone, because this week we are all laughing on the Disney Dads Podcast. 

 Dec 5th, 2018

Episode 62

Disney Dads Top 10 Photopass Locations

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There is no better souvenir than that perfect picture from your vacation at Walt Disney World.  Photopass gives us all the perfect opportunity to capture those moments so they last a lifetime.  This week, we go through our Disney Dads Top 10 Photopass locations at Walt Disney World.  Everybody get ready, look at the camera, and smile as we talk Photopass on this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Dec 12th, 2018

episode 63

Disney Dads Family Christmas Show

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We are so excited to spend this week with the people we love the most, our families.  We all come together to take a look back at 2018, and some of the changes that have come to the Disney Parks.  So gather with those you love, sit down by the warm fire, and join us for this week's episode of the DIsney Dads Podcast.  Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all of our Disney Dads Family. 

Dec 19th, 2018

episode 64

Top Reasons To Visit The Parks For The Holidays

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to our Disney Family.  There is something special about celebrating the Season with all of our Disney pals.  We sit down to discuss our top reasons you should plan to visit the parks for the Holidays.  So grab some hot chocolate, start singing those carols, because we talk Christmas at Disney on this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Dec 25th, 2018

Episode 65

First Trip Must Do's At Disney

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With a new year comes new goals, and a goal a lot of people have is to take a vacation to the happiest place on earth.  For some of those people, it is their first trip, and let’s be honest, it’s can be a bit overwhelming.  This week, we talk about our top things to do on your first Disney vacation. So grab your park map, put on your Mickey ears, and join us on this episode of the Disney Dads Podcast. 

Jan 2nd, 2019

Episode 66

Disney History: October 1st, 1971

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Most people start off a new year by looking forward, but we are taking a journey into the past.  The Disney Dads board a time machine to spend a day at the opening of the Magic Kingdom in 1971.  From opening day attractions, to all the opening day activities, we experience all the fun on October 1st, 1971.  Come take a journey with us, and let's have some fun traveling through time together, on this episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Jan 9th, 2019

 

episode 67

Imagineering Disney Dining

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One thing people love about Disney is the fantastic dining options inside the parks to experience.  What if you had the opportunity to design your perfect Disney Dining experience?  This week, we put on our Imagineer hard hats to design our own perfect Disney Dining Experience.  Bring your imaginations, and your appetites, for this episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Jan 16th, 2019

 

Episode 68

Creating Disney Memories

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The best souvenir anyone can take home from Walt Disney World are memories.  It's the magical moments that we all cherish, even as trips come to an end.  This week, we talk about our own best Disney memories.  We also hear from the Disney Dads Family, as they share their best Disney memories with us.  So come join us for this uplifting, fun episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

 Jan 23rd, 2019

 

Episode 69

2019 Festival of the Arts Review

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The Festival of the Arts introduces cultures from around the World through food, drink, and art.  We review this years festival, and talk about some of the can't miss activities this festival has brought to Epcot.  So grab your passport and join us for this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.  

Jan 30th, 2019

episode 70

DDP In Depth: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

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Walt Disney World is known for the thrilling attractions, loveable characters, and delicious food, but there is a complex that most don't know, about that offers a different type of Disney fun.  ESPN's Wides World of Sports Complex.  At almost twice the size of the Magic Kingdom, this complex draws people from around the world to the Walt Disney World Resort.  Join us, as we look at the history, and purpose, of this amazing complex, on episode 71 of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Feb 6th, 2019

Episode 71

Fairy Dust Infused Trip Recap

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On this episode of the Disney Dads Podcast,  Jason takes you on an epic journey. From magical tours, to amazing adventures, this will be a Disney trip to live for the ages.  So join us this week, as we relive his adventures at the happiest place on earth.

Feb 13th, 2019

episode 72

DDP Valentines Day Special

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Happy Valentines Day Disney Dads Family.  On this special episode we talk about the relationship between Disney and the Hallmark company.  A partnership that lasted decades, and spread joy to millions all around the world.  So join us for this Valentines Day special of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Feb 14th, 2019

episode 73

DDP Game Night: Disney Would You Rather

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On this episode, we invite our Disney Dads Family to play a Disney game of “Would you rather”. Fun situations and conversations that make you decide “Would you rather” with your family. So get ready to have a laugh, in this week’s episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Feb 18th, 2019

episode 74

Disney Dads In Depth: Typhoon Lagoon

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Get ready for some fun in the sun at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park.  Whether it's riding the waves in the wave pool, drifting through the lazy river, or speeding down the slides, this park has something for everyone.  So grab your bathing suit, put on the sunscreen, and join us as we explore Disney's Typhoon Lagoon.

Feb 20th, 2019

 

episode 75

Celebrating Birthdays at Disney

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This week, we look at all the fabulous ways you can celebrate birthdays at Walt Disney World.  From in room celebrations, to fantastic dining options, Disney is the perfect destination to celebrate your special day.  So put on that birthday button, and join us on this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Feb 27th, 2019

 

episode 76

Dining With An Imagineer

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Have you ever wondered what a Disney Imagineer does?  This week, we talk all about the lunch Jason had with a Disney Imagineer at the Brown Derby Restaurant.  From the history of Imagineering, to planning a Disney park, this dining experience has it all.  We also discuss the latest news on Disney's Hollywood Studios, Galaxy's Edge.  So put on your hard hat, and join us for this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Mar 6th, 2019

episode 77

Disney For Families With Special Needs

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This week, we are joined by Jamie Viggiano from Away With Me Travel to discuss how Disney welcomes familes with Special Needs.  We give our tips and tricks to finding quiet areas, making sure you have the passes you need, and creating the perfect Disney experience for your family.  We hope you all enjoy this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Mar 13th, 2019

episode 78

Imagineering Our Own After Hours Event

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On this week's episode, we Imagineer our own special after event for the parks.  The opportunities are endless, as we stretch our imaginations as to what special addition to the parks we would love to see.  So come join us after hours in the parks, on this episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Mar 20th, 2019 

Episode 79

Top 5 Disney Animated Movies

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There is nothing better than a fantastic Disney Animated movie.  We each give our top 5 Disney animated movies of all time, and debate what is the best Disney animated movie ever made.  So grab some popcorn, and join us at the movies, on this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Mar 27th, 2019

Episode 80

DDP Convince Me: The Polynesian

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On this week's episode we start a new segment of the show called "Convince Me".  Jason takes on the task of convincing Mike why he should stay at the Polynesian.  From location, to dining, the guys dive into all the great amenities Disney's Polynesian Resort has to offer.  So grab a dole whip, and join us on this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Apr 3rd, 2019

episode 81

Disney Trip Recap

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There is nothing better than spending a week in the most magical place on earth, Walt Disney World.  This week, Justin takes us through is trip as we talk about the parks, Flower and Garden Festival, and Disney Dining.  Get your autograph books ready, and join us for this episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Apr 10th, 2019

episode 82

History Of Construction At Disney

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The amazing thing about Disney is the amount of preparation and work that is placed into the planning and construction of each attraction.  This week, we go back in time to take a look at what is was like to build these iconic attractions. So out on your hard hats, grab the blueprints, and join us for episode 83 of the Disney Dads Podcast. 

Apr 17th, 2019

 

episode 83

DDP Family Emails and Disney News

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We start a new segment of answering our DDP Families emails with questions all about Disney.  We talk planning a Disneyland trip, before diving into the news of Disney's new streaming service, Disney +.  Send us your questions for a future Email episode to disneydadspodcast@gmail.com, and we hope you enjoy this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Apr 24th, 2019

episode 84

Trip Recap: Disney Cruise Line

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All aboard the beautiful Disney Dream as we take a look back at Justin's recent sailing to Nassau and Castaway Cay.  We talk details about the trip, and give some tips and tricks to having your best experience on a Disney Cruise.  Join us for a journey at sea, on this episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

Apr 25th, 2019

Episode 85

Disney Dads In Depth: Italy Pavilion

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Ciao.  This week, we welcome Joe Quattrocchi from the Mickey Dudes Podcast and Resort Loops, to explore the history of the Italy pavilion.  We dive into all of the food, fun, and entertainment you can find in this amazing place.  So grab a glass of Vino, enjoy the canals of Venice, and join us for this episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

May 1st, 2019

episode 86

Family and Solo Trips: Everything Disney

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With Mike and Jason back in town, we discuss two very different ways to experience Disney, in two very different locations.  From Aulani to Walt Disney World, we talk all about the guys recent vacations, and the highlights from both trips.  So come join the fun, get ready to talk everything Disney, because the boys are back in town on this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

 May 8th, 2019

episode 87

Disney Dads In Depth: Test Track

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There is nothing better than feeling the wind, as your car whips around a corner at speeds of over 65 miles per hour.  We explore the history of this iconic attraction, before taking a drive through this thrilling experience.  We also take you behind the scenes for a tour of the "hidden" GM Lounge at Test Track.  So buckle up, design your cars, and join us for this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

May 15th, 2019

Episode 88

DDP Family Email Questions

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We explore the Disney Dads email bag to answer questions submitted from the DDP Family.  We talk Disney Parks, Resorts, Cruise Line, and so much more.  Come join us as we explore these fantastic questions and so much more, on this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

May 22nd, 2019

 

episode 89

Imagineering Around the World, Magicbands, and Galaxy's Edge

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Grab your passports and your hard hats, as we talk about the best places around the world to build the next great Disney Theme Park.  We dive into some Disney news as we discuss the magicband confusion coming out of Disney, and what we expect from the opening of Galaxy's Edge in Disneyland.  We hope you enjoy this week's episode of the Disney Dads Podcast.

May 29th, 2019

 

episode 90