DVC Announces Summertime “Welcome Home Weeks”

    As part of a limited-time celebration, Disney Vacation Club has announced summertime Welcome Home Weeks. Here’s the announcement and details:

    Introducing the first-ever Welcome Home Weeks—a limited-time celebration from July 22 through August 24 featuring special events, tasty treats and exciting experiences just for eligible Disney Vacation Club Members.

    Enjoy a variety of fun offerings at Disney parks and Resort hotels, from refreshing ice cream novelties to delightful Character experiences.


    Sweet Stop

    Treat yourself to a refreshing, complimentary Mickey Mouse Ice Cream Bar, ice cream sandwich or fruit bar at select Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort locations.

    Walt Disney World Resort:

    • Disney’s Hollywood Studios
      • Location: Tower of Terror Courtyard
      • Dates: Mondays and Tuesdays, starting July 22, 2024
      • Times: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park
      • Location: Upper Bradley Falls
      • Dates: Thursdays and Fridays, starting July 25, 2024
      • Times: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Disneyland Resort:

    • Disneyland Park
      • Location: Star View Station – a Member Lounge
      • Dates: July 23, August 6 and August 20, 2024
      • Times: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Disney California Adventure Park
      • Location: Golden Vine House, a Disney Vacation Club Welcome Home Center (formerly Walt Disney Imagineering Blue Sky Cellar)
      • Dates: July 30 and August 13, 2024
      • Times: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Members who are eligible for Membership Extras, plus 4 Guests, may enjoy this benefit. Valid park admission and park reservation required. Limit of one ice cream bar, ice cream sandwich or fruit bar per person per week, per location. A valid Disney Vacation Club Digital Membership Card and photo ID are required. The Member listed on the Digital Membership Card must be in attendance.


    Welcome Home Wakeup

    Mingle with fellow Members for coffee and a morning treat at select hotels at Walt Disney World Resort and the Disneyland Resort.

    Walt Disney World Resort:

    • Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort
      • Location: Top of the World Lounge
      • Dates: Coming soon!
      • Times: Coming soon!
      • Eligibility: Members eligible for Membership Extras with a Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort reservation, plus 4 Guests (or the number of additional Guests on the reservation)
      • A valid Disney Vacation Club Digital Membership Card and photo ID are required at event check-in. The Member listed on the Digital Membership Card must be in attendance.
    • Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
      • Location: Reunion Station
      • Dates: Coming soon!
      • Times: Coming soon!
      • Eligibility: Members eligible for Membership Extras with a Resort reservation at Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge or Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, plus 4 Guests (or the number of additional Guests on the reservation)
      • A valid Disney Vacation Club Digital Membership Card and photo ID are required at event check-in. The Member listed on the Digital Membership Card must be in attendance.

    Disneyland Resort:

    • The Villas at Disneyland Hotel
      • Location: Discovery Den
      • Dates: July 25, August 8 and August 22, 2024
      • Times: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      • Eligibility: Members eligible for Membership Extras with a Disneyland Resort hotel reservation, plus 4 Guests (or the number of additional Guests on the reservation)
      • A valid Disney Vacation Club Digital Membership Card and photo ID are required at event check-in. The Member listed on the Digital Membership Card must be in attendance.

    Limit of one Welcome Home Wakeup per week, per Membership; while supplies last.


    Welcome Home Wednesday Wine Mixer

    Enjoy the company of fellow Members as you indulge in wine and appetizers at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa at the Disneyland Resort.

    • Location: Wedding Garden
    • Dates: July 31 and August 14, 2024
    • Times: 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
    • Eligibility: Members eligible for Membership Extras with a Disneyland Resort hotel reservation, plus 4 Guests (or the number of additional Guests on the reservation)
    • A valid Disney Vacation Club Digital Membership Card and photo ID are required at event check-in. The Member listed on the Digital Membership Card must be in attendance.

    Character Close-Ups

    Meet beloved Disney Characters at fun events at Walt Disney World Resort, the Disneyland Resort and our beach Resorts!

    Walt Disney World Resort

    Delight in an immersive Character meet & greet experience, themed to the beloved story from the fan-favorite film, Frozen.

    • Location: Disney’s Contemporary Resort (Ballroom Fantasia J)
    • Dates: July 22, July 23, July 29, July 30, August 12 and August 13, 2024
    • Times: Coming soon!
    • Parking: There is no Resort parking for this event. Members are strongly encouraged to use Walt Disney World Resort transportation.
    • Eligibility: Members eligible for Membership Extras with a Walt Disney World Resort hotel reservation, plus 4 Guests (or the number of additional Guests on the reservation)
    • A valid Disney Vacation Club Digital Membership Card and photo ID are required at event check-in. The Member listed on the Digital Membership Card must be in attendance.

    Disneyland Resort

    Don’t miss a Character experience featuring a sketch artist and a rockin’ dance party!

    • Location: Sleeping Beauty Pavilion in the Disneyland Hotel
    • Dates: July 22 and August 19, 2024
    • Times: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Parking: There is no Resort parking for this event.
    • Eligibility: Members eligible for Membership Extras with a Disneyland Resort hotel reservation, plus 4 Guests (or the number of additional Guests on the reservation)
    • A valid Disney Vacation Club Digital Membership Card and photo ID are required at event check-in. The Member listed on the Digital Membership Card must be in attendance.

    Disney’s Vero Beach Resort

    Join a pirate-themed experience that boasts some favorite Disney pals.

    • Location: Resort Lobby
    • Dates: Thursdays, starting July 25, 2024
    • Times: Coming soon!
    • Eligibility: Members eligible for Membership Extras with a Disney’s Vero Beach Resort reservation, plus 4 Guests (or the number of additional Guests on the reservation)
    • A valid Disney Vacation Club Digital Membership Card and photo ID are required at event check-in. The Member listed on the Digital Membership Card must be in attendance.

    Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort

    Get ready for visits from beloved Disney friends and a pool party at the Resort, plus fireworks at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina.

    • Location: Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort and Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina (located across from the Resort)
    • Dates: Tuesdays, starting July 23, 2024
    • Times: Coming soon!
    • Eligibility: Members eligible for Membership Extras with a Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort reservation, plus 4 Guests (or the number of additional Guests on the reservation)
    • A valid Disney Vacation Club Digital Membership Card and photo ID are required at event check-in. The Member listed on the Digital Membership Card must be in attendance.

    Ice Cream Parlor

    Take advantage of complimentary ice cream served up at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa at Walt Disney World Resort.

    • Location: Disney Vacation Club Preview Center
    • Dates: Daily, starting July 22, 2024
    • Times: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM (tentative)
    • Parking: There is no Resort parking for this event. Members are strongly encouraged to use Walt Disney World Resort transportation.
    • Eligibility: Members eligible for Membership Extras with a Walt Disney World Resort hotel reservation, plus 4 Guests (or the number of additional Guests on the reservation)
    • A valid Disney Vacation Club Digital Membership Card and photo ID are required. The Member listed on the Digital Membership Card must be in attendance.

    Limit of one ice cream serving per person, per week.


    Aulani Cultural Experience

    Explore Hawaiʻian traditions at Aulani Resort with complimentary lei-making and hula lessons.

    • Location: Hālāwai Lawn
    • Dates: July 25, August 1 and August 15, 2024
    • Times: 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM to noon
    • Eligibility: Members eligible for Membership Extras with an Aulani Resort reservation, plus 4 Guests (or the number of additional Guests on the reservation)
    • Pre-registration for this complimentary event is encouraged and available at Hoku Hideaway upon arrival.
    • A valid Disney Vacation Club Digital Membership Card and photo ID are required at event check-in. The Member listed on the Digital Membership Card must be in attendance.

    Hawaiʻian Art “Hana Noʻeau” Experience

    Try your hand at a complimentary tote stamping and ʻukulele lessons at Aulani Resort in Hawaiʻi.

    • Location: Kīpuka Lawn and Kaiona Ballroom
    • Dates: July 23, July 30, August 13, August 20, 2024 (at Kīpuka Lawn) and August 8, 2024 (in Kaiona Ballroom)
    • Times: 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM to noon
    • Eligibility: Members eligible for Membership Extras with an Aulani Resort reservation, plus 4 Guests (or the number of additional Guests on the reservation)
    • Pre-registration for this complimentary event is encouraged and available at Hoku Hideaway upon arrival.
    • A valid Disney Vacation Club Digital Membership Card and photo ID are required at event check-in. The Member listed on the Digital Membership Card must be in attendance.

    One-Time-Use Mobile Order Discount

    Receive a 20% one-time-use discount on a mobile order (excluding tax)!

    • Location: Select quick-service dining at Walt Disney World Resort
    • Dates: From July 22, 2024 through August 24, 2024. Please check back here for the offer code and instructions
    • Times: Dining Operating Hours
    • Eligibility: Members eligible for Membership Extras (one discount per eligible Member)

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