The best snacks to cool off at Walt Disney World

No matter what time of year visitors visit the Walt Disney World Resort, the temperatures are sure to be high. Central Florida is known for its high temperatures and humidity year-round, but especially during the summer months, and the heat can sometimes become unbearable. With tons of walking and being outdoors at Disney Parks, Guests can easily become overheated and need a break to rest. A great way to wind down for a few moments and cool down is with a delicious, frozen snack that not only tastes delicious, but helps beat the constant heat.

Let’s take a look at some of the best snacks found at Disney Parks, Disney Resort, and Disney Springs that Guests can use to cool off on a particularly hot day at Walt Disney World Resort.


Premium Mickey Ice Cream Bar – multiple locations

One of the most popular snacks that has become iconic at Walt Disney World Resort over the years is the Mickey Premium Ice Cream Bar, which can be found at countless locations including stand-alone ice cream carts, service restaurants fast, pool lounges, etc. This delicious treat is shaped like Mickey’s head and features vanilla ice cream coated in a dark chocolate shell on a popsicle stick. With just the right amount of chocolate and ice cream, the Mickey Premium Ice Cream Bar is the perfect snack to cool down anywhere at Walt Disney World Resort.

Premium Mickey Ice Cream Sandwich


Mickey Premium Ice Cream Sandwich – Multiple Locations

Another classic snack that is sure to refresh guests on a hot day can also be found at the same locations as the Mickey Premium Ice Cream Bar. The Mickey Premium Ice Cream Sandwich is a delicious treat that features vanilla ice cream wedged between two rich chocolate cookies that are stamped to resemble Mickey’s face. These ice cream sandwiches are definitely big enough to share, but no guest will!


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DOLE Whip Pineapple – Aloha Isle

Is a Walt Disney World Resort vacation complete without enjoying an iconic Pineapple DOLE Whip? The answer is absolutely no. The Pineapple DOLE Whip Cup is an ice cream treat that can be found on Aloha Isle in Magic Kingdom’s Adventureland, which features soft pineapple ice cream in a signature twist pattern. Guests can also enjoy their DOLE Whip in vanilla flavor, like a swirl of vanilla and pineapple. Guests can even make it a pineapple float by adding pineapple juice to the soft serve.

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No Way Jose – Beaches & Cream Soda Shop

Disney’s Beach Club Resort’s Beaches & Cream Soda Shop takes guests back to turn-of-the-century Atlantic seaside charm with pastel colors, classic dining options, and utterly decadent ice cream delights that are sure to please. to refresh visitors every day. A favorite ice cream creation to enjoy at the Beaches & Cream Soda Shop is the No Way Jose, which tops the chocolate and vanilla ice cream with peanut butter, hot fudge, peanut butter chunks, peanut butter chips, chocolate, whipped cream and a cherry on top.

Kabuki Coffee Kakigori

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Kakigori – Kabuki Café

EPCOT’s Global Showcase offers visitors the opportunity to sample delicious cuisine from around the world in its eleven unique pavilions. The Japan Pavilion is home to several popular dining spots, including Kabuki Café, an outdoor quick-service venue near the front of the pavilion overlooking the World Showcase Lagoon. Customers who stop by Kabuki Café on a hot day can enjoy Kakigori, a refreshing Japanese shaved ice treat that is available in strawberry, melon, cherry, tangerine, blue raspberry, and rainbow flavors. -in sky. Customers can even choose to add a sweet milk topping to their Kakigori for a more full-bodied flavor.

Gooey Chocolate Brownie


Chocolate gooey brownie ice cream – salt and straw

Salt & Straw is an extremely popular quick-service spot on the West Side of Disney Springs that offers an interesting menu of ice cream flavors in unique and creative flavors that customers have probably never had before. In addition to options like Strawberry and Honey Balsamic with Black Pepper, Panther Coffee Chocolate, Tres Leches, Double Ply Vanilla, Sea Salt with Caramel Ribbons, and Honey Lavender, guests will definitely love the Chocolate Gooey Brownie flavor, which blends decadent bites of sweetness transform chocolate brownies into intense chocolate ice cream for the ultimate bite-sized bite.



Macaron – The Ice Cream Artisan

Another ice cream delight that is a wonderful option on a hot day can be found at L’Artisan des Glaces in the France Pavilion in the EPCOT Global Showcase. This charming ice cream parlor evokes the elegance of French countryside shop windows and offers a variety of flavors and treats to savour. Macaroon is a delicious snack for a hot day at EPCOT that allows customers to choose a macaroon flavor which is then sandwiched around a scoop of fresh ice cream with flavor options such as Mint-Chocolate, Walnut caramelized pecans, cinnamon caramel apple and caramel flower. salt.

Iced Coffee with Topper

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Cold brew – glazed donuts and cold brew

Some of the most extravagant and indulgent donuts can be found on the west side of Disney Springs at Everglazed Donuts & Cold Brew. This quick-service shop serves massive donuts with totally over-the-top flavors and is also known for its smooth and flavorful Cold Brew, which is always refreshing on a hot day and can be customized with cream, sweetener or syrup. Customers looking to cool off while enjoying a donut can opt for one of the special Topper menu choices, which take a Cold Brew or other cold brew creation and top them with a specialty donut.

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Brownie Sundae – Hollywood Scoops

Sunset Boulevard at Disney’s Hollywood Studios is always busy thanks to popular attractions like The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror and Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith, and there are several quick service outlets in the area, including Hollywood Scoops. This counter-top ice cream location offers an array of refreshing treats for a hot day and customers are sure to enjoy the Brownie Sundae, which tops a homemade brownie with vanilla ice cream, hot fudge and whipped cream. .

Original Banana Split


Original Banana Split – The Plaza Restaurant

Main Street, USA in the Magic Kingdom is home to several dining venues including the Plaza Restaurant which is located at the end of the street facing Cinderella’s Castle and takes customers back to the turn of the century to enjoy an elegant interior with delicious food . Open daily for lunch and dinner, the starters are always delicious, but it’s the dessert that is the star of The Plaza restaurant. The Original Banana Split is the perfect option on a hot day in the Magic Kingdom and tops vanilla, chocolate and strawberry ice cream with a banana, hot fudge, strawberry sauce, crushed pineapple, chopped walnuts, whipped cream and a cherry.

Salted Caramel Brownie Sundae - Lands End

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Salted Caramel Brownie Sundae – Lands End – Ghirardelli Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop

The perfect place to enjoy a cool, refreshing ice cream in the Marketplace area of ​​Disney Springs is Ghirardelli Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop, a quick-service spot that serves up the San Francisco-based company’s famous delicacies. In addition to chocolates and candies, guests can indulge in some serious ice cream sandwiches, including the Salted Caramel Brownie Sundae – Lands End. This over-the-top creation features vanilla ice cream, cool brownie, caramel sauce, sea salt, hot fudge, whipped cream, chocolate sauce, and a cherry for the perfect homemade treat. ice cream.

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Night Flower – Pongu Pongu

The final snack that’s a perfect option for cooling off on a hot day at Walt Disney World Resort can be found in Pandora – The World of Avatar in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Pongu Pongu is a small quick service outlet at the back of the area opposite Satu’li Canteen that serves a limited menu of snacks and drinks throughout the day, including a cool, vibrant drink. Night Blossom features bright green and purple layers of desert apple and pear lemonade topped with boba balls for a refreshing sip that’s almost too good to enjoy!

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