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CELEBRATING NEW YEAR’S EVE DISNEY STYLE

happyWith all of the excitement of the approaching holidays, New Year’s Eve sometimes gets forgotten.  I know that I’m guilty of waiting to think about December 31st until after the 25th!  At that point, it’s usually too late for me to get something fun planned.

For those of you that want to celebrate Disney style, there are several great options this year, and now is the perfect time to plan for them. Walt Disney World has celebrations filled with music, spectacular fireworks and delectable culinary delights this New Year’s Eve:

Atlantic Dance Hall at Disney’s BoardWalk Resortdance

Are you ready to kick up your heels?  You can swing in the New Year at Atlantic Dance Hall at the Boardwalk.  They will have a great, Big Band style party with hats and horns, a viewing of the EPCOT fireworks at midnight.   Toast the new year with champagne. A VIP experience, which includes access to an exclusive VIP section with a bartender and dessert bar is also available. Continue reading CELEBRATING NEW YEAR’S EVE DISNEY STYLE

New Ferrytale Wishes: A Fireworks Dessert Cruise Debuts at Walt Disney World Resort

Ferrytale Wishes; A Fireworks Dessert Cruise at Walt Disney World ResortHow would you like to set out on a ferry boat cruise on the Seven Seas Lagoon, enjoy delicious treats and beverages while you watch the amazing “Wishes” fireworks show from the most exclusive spot Mickey Mouse has to offer? Then the new ” Ferrytale Wishes: A Fireworks Dessert Cruise” is the perfect experience for you. Continue reading New Ferrytale Wishes: A Fireworks Dessert Cruise Debuts at Walt Disney World Resort

Big Happenings At Walt Disney World and Disneyland!

Darth DLIn the words of Walt Disney, “Disneyland will never be completed.  It will continue to grow as long as there is imagination left in the world.”  I believe this is true for Walt Disney World as well.  And in the past few days, that sentiment has proved true once again with the big announcements about some fun new things on the horizon for both parks.  And, while some folks will feel sadness because this will mean change, and even removal, of some beloved areas of both parks… remember that this is truly part of Walt Disney’s dream.  So let’s have a look at some of the big happenings on the horizon of a ‘great big beautiful tomorrow’. Continue reading Big Happenings At Walt Disney World and Disneyland!

Disney, Off The Beaten Path–Escape to Walt’s Wilderness!

Escape To Walt's WildernessSo, you’ve been to Walt Disney World Resort more times than you can count on both hands. You want more than just rides and shows. You’ve seen all that you think there is to be seen at your favorite park, and now you’re looking for a more special experience. Perhaps it’s time you take one of the many guided tours offered at Walt Disney World Resort.

The Walt Disney World Resort has recently added a brand new tour, Escape to Walt’s Wilderness Tour. This new tour will give you an inside look at what it was that convinced Walt Disney that Central Florida was the perfect setting to accommodate his grand dream of the Walt Disney World Resort. Continue reading Disney, Off The Beaten Path–Escape to Walt’s Wilderness!

Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort – A Whole New Experience!

polynesian signAs an original Walt Disney World Resort, Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort has a long history of magical memories attached to it.  But like everything, time does take it’s toll, so Disney had some big choices to make when deciding how to handle much needed renovations without losing the classic WDW resort ‘feel.

You may wonder: how DO you go about updating a resort without losing that traditional feeling that has been a part of so many memories for so many years?  You do what Disney always does, of course!  Gather the best imagineers, architects, and developers you can find.  And what a beautiful job they have done!  The newly renovated resort has all the classic things you’ve come to know and love plus new additions that have been incorporated beautifully.

So let’s start with what HASN’T changed. Continue reading Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort – A Whole New Experience!

Disney’s Candlelight Processional 2015 at Epcot

candlelight-processional-00-fullWalt Disney World’s Candlelight Processional at Epcot is a breathtaking retelling of the Christmas story in words and music complete with a 50 piece orchestra, a full choir and celebrity guest narrators.

Each night, a celebrity narrator tells the biblical tale of a savior born to a virgin in Bethlehem. Gorgeous choral pieces performed by a 50 piece orchestra and various choirs are interwoven with the narration, inspiring the audience with songs of hope and joy. The choir is entirely made up of members of Disney’s Voices of Liberty (red & black attire), the Cast Member choir (green robes), and visiting high school and guest choirs (gold robes). Continue reading Disney’s Candlelight Processional 2015 at Epcot

EPCOT’s Food & Wine Festival-20 Years With New Fun!

F&W Fest 1Can you believe that EPCOT has been hosting the International Food & Wine Festival for 20 years??  And while every year this event is special, this year Disney is pulling out all the stops to celebrate.  From September 25 – November 16, EPCOT guests can enjoy all the new booths, dishes, and events, as well as take in some favorites from past events.

So what’s new for the 20th Anniversary?  Here’s a quick overview of what has been announced so far: Continue reading EPCOT’s Food & Wine Festival-20 Years With New Fun!

Walt Disney World Late Summer Discount Available NOW!

grand Walt Disney World Resorts announced today that they are offering a Late Summer Room Offer! Stay in the middle of the magic and save up to 30% when you stay at select Walt Disney World® Resort hotels.

These cool Summer savings can help you enjoy more time having fun and making memories. Book a 5-night stay at select Disney Resort hotels and save some cold cash! ;>)

Resort savings details: Continue reading Walt Disney World Late Summer Discount Available NOW!

Disney’s Free Dining Offer For 2015

photoIt’s almost Fall and, right on cue, Walt Disney World released their FREE dining promotion. When Disney offers free dining, it’s my favorite time to visit! To be honest, the food tastes a bit better knowing it’s free ; >)

Here are all of the yummy details:

Get a free dining plan when you purchase a non-discounted 6-night/7-day Walt Disney package that includes a room at select Walt Disney World Resort hotels and tickets with Park Hopper® or Water Park Fun & More Option.

Booking window: April 27 – July 10, 2015

Valid most nights when your arrive:

  • August 28-October 2, 2015
  • October 25-October 31, 2015
  • November 8-November 19, 2015
  • December 15-December 21, 2015

These are the options available during a Free Dining promotion: Continue reading Disney’s Free Dining Offer For 2015

24 Hours of Disney Magic!

24 hr eventAre you a HUGE Disney fan like me?  Of course you are!  So why not show your Disney side in a big way by spending 24 hours at Walt Disney World Resort or Disneyland Resort?  Yes, you read that right.  You can play all day and all night at Disney parks during these extra magical events.  Want to know more?  Then let’s get right to it! Continue reading 24 Hours of Disney Magic!