Tag Archives: hollywood studios

Let’s Count the Reasons to visit WDW in 2017

hollywoodstIt’s 2017 and it’s a great year to visit WDW. Let me count the reasons. 1, 2, 3, 4 … 17.  There are 17 reasons!  Well, there are lots more than that, but we’ll just focus on these 17.   Continue reading Let’s Count the Reasons to visit WDW in 2017

Share the Magic~*~*~*
Facebook Twitter Email Pinterest Plusone Linkedin Digg Delicious Reddit Stumbleupon

Disney’s Hollywood Studio News

DHS EMMToday, let’s chat about Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Starting on Aug. 1, 2016, you can experience Disney Early Morning Magic at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

On these special mornings, the rides you can experience will include Star Tours – The Adventures Continue, Toy Story Mania!, Pixar Place character greetings (with Woody and Buzz), and Mickey and Minnie on Commissary Lane and Olaf at Celebrity Spotlight.

Make sure to bring your appetite because you can also partake in a hearty all-you-care-to-enjoy breakfast at ABC Commissary from 8-10 a.m. Disney Early Morning Magic at Disney’s Hollywood Studios takes place Mondays and Wednesdays from 7:45-10 a.m.

Disney Early Morning Magic will be offered on different days than Extra Magic Hours. This special event requires a separate ticket – $69 for adults and $59 for children ages 3-9 (plus tax), in addition to regular theme park admission.  Breakfast is included in the ticket price. The number of tickets available for each morning is limited.

In other Disney Hollywood Studio news…

villainsSunset Showcase will again be hosting Club Villain, a special ticketed event  that features some of Disney’s most popular villains. Your host, Dr. Facilier, along with some evil-diva co-hosts, invite you to an evening full of spooky dining and dancing!

This spellbinding evening serves up decadent New Orleans delicacies like tender beef striploin rubbed with herbes de Provence, Voodoo sticky “pig wings” with citrus gremolata and spicy shrimp sautéed with Andouille sausage, tomato, okra and onions over creamy polenta.
Trick or treat yourself to some chilling cocktail concoctions… there will be specialty alcoholic drinks plus beer and wine, hilarious stage-show numbers and up-close encounters with Disney’s most dastardly doomsday divas. Mix and mingle with mysterious Maleficent, hilarious Queen of Hearts, the delirious Evil Queen and the always fur-fetched Cruella De Vil—and wicked jams from our house DJ!

This event runs on Friday and Saturday night from September 2 – October 29, with a final event on Monday, October 31. There are two nightly events to choose from: a 5:15 pm and an 8:30 pm. Also, be aware that since this event will offer banquet style seating,  you may be seated with other parties. Disney dining plan entitlements may not be redeemed for this event. Tickets are$129 per person, tax and gratuity included, and can be purchased 90 days in advance.  Separate admission to Hollywood Studios is required and not included in the price of this package.

Both of these extra events sound fun!  Contact one of our Travel Pixies for more information . We’re always excited help with all of your Disney planning!

Share the Magic~*~*~*
Facebook Twitter Email Pinterest Plusone Linkedin Digg Delicious Reddit Stumbleupon

New Discount released Walt Disney World

snowwhiteAre you wishing you were at Walt Disney World? I know I am. I always am!!  If you are traveling from February – June 2016, Disney just sent you a late Christmas gift!

There are 3 new offers.

 

First up: Family Time Package:

Spending quality family time together at Walt Disney World Resort is magical and memories last forever! Continue reading New Discount released Walt Disney World

Share the Magic~*~*~*
Facebook Twitter Email Pinterest Plusone Linkedin Digg Delicious Reddit Stumbleupon

5 New Experiences Now Open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Disney's Hollywood StudiosIt was a busy week at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, as we saw the opening of five new experiences at the park. In anticipation of some major additions coming to Hollywood Studios, many old attractions had been closed, leaving large vacant spaces within this park. Change takes time. Little by little, those empty spaces are being filled. Here are some new things that you can look forward to right now when you visit Hollywood Studios. Continue reading 5 New Experiences Now Open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Share the Magic~*~*~*
Facebook Twitter Email Pinterest Plusone Linkedin Digg Delicious Reddit Stumbleupon

Star Wars Character Meals at Disney World!

star wars mickeyI have some great news for all of you Star Wars buffs!  First of all, do you have your Star Wars costumes ready, and are you all set to head to Disney’s Hollywood Studios this year for “super-galactic” Star Wars gathering?  Well, get ready for even MORE FUN than usual this year, because  Disney World is now offering two new character meals to enhance the Star Wars weekend.  The meals will be available between May 4 and June 15.  Both of the adventures will be held at Hollywood Studios, where the Star Wars weekends come to life.  Here are the details: Continue reading Star Wars Character Meals at Disney World!

Share the Magic~*~*~*
Facebook Twitter Email Pinterest Plusone Linkedin Digg Delicious Reddit Stumbleupon

Hollywood Studios Star Wars Land Rumor

Hollywood Studios ThemingDisney has been busy sprucing up their parks over that last several years.  Disneyland saw some changes.  California Adventure was completely made over!  Magic Kingdom in Disney World has the new Fantasyland.

There have been rumors flying around that Hollywood Studios was in line for a makeover.  One of the rumors had Disney building a Cars Land there.  Another rumor was concerning a Star Wars Land.  Those rumors are still rumors.  Disney has not made a formal announcement yet about this.  That being said, there is some substance to the rumors now.   For instance, do you recognize the name George Kalogridis?  He was the President of the Disneyland Resort during the California Adventure makeover.  Mr. Kalogridis has been reassigned to Walt Disney World.  It is thought that he will head up the next round of Disney theme park makeovers. Continue reading Hollywood Studios Star Wars Land Rumor

Share the Magic~*~*~*
Facebook Twitter Email Pinterest Plusone Linkedin Digg Delicious Reddit Stumbleupon

Disney Isn’t Just for Kids!-OLP Travel News & Views

I ran into a high school friend of mine in the grocery store yesterday.  I told her that we aDisney Cinderella Castle OLP Travelre hoping to head to Disney World this fall.  Her comment to me was, “Why would you go to Disney World?  You don’t have little kids.”  That got me thinking about this common misconception about Disney World.  Most folks think that the magic is only for small children… Well, I’m here to tell you: Disney World isn’t just for kids!  When you break down what is available at Disney World, you can find several “grown up” things to do.  Each park offers a variety of attractions that might be frightening or possibly boring to children.  That’s what makes the magic!  There is literally something for everyone. Continue reading Disney Isn’t Just for Kids!-OLP Travel News & Views

Share the Magic~*~*~*
Facebook Twitter Email Pinterest Plusone Linkedin Digg Delicious Reddit Stumbleupon

Discounts for Walt Disney World Resort

Cinderella's Castle Magic KingdomAre you are considering a trip to Walt Disney World this Spring? Saving a little money is always high on my list and so I want to share with you the current discounts Disney is offering at one of the many Disney resorts.

This offer is valid for stays most night February 18 – March 23, 2013 – must be booked by March 7, 2013. Traveling April 2 – June 14, 2012 will need to be booked by March 31, 2013.

It can be a bit confusing to figure which resort offers how much of a discount so Disney put the info in a nice little chart. I hope this helps! Dining and theme park tickets can be added to your resort room, and I highly recommend adding both!!

Graph representing percentage savings for resort categories and available package upgrade

During this time at Walt Disney World there’s a lot of fun events going on to make the savings even more exciting.  Here’s just a few of them: Continue reading Discounts for Walt Disney World Resort

Share the Magic~*~*~*
Facebook Twitter Email Pinterest Plusone Linkedin Digg Delicious Reddit Stumbleupon

Disney Releases Star Wars Weekend Dates 2013

starwarsPersonally, I’m not a Star Wars fan, but I do live with few die hard fans. Oh goodness, they watch the Star Wars movies over and over!  I know there has to be a lot of fans out there in the Disney galaxy as well.  So, grab a calendar and write down these dates. This year’s force-filled fun will take place every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from May 17 – June 9, 2013 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The good news is Disney is offering a discount for resort packages during these dates.  Disney is offering discounts of up to 30% at select Disney resorts in Walt Disney World. This offer is available for stays between February 18 and March 23, 2013.  It is also available between April 2 and June 14, 2013.

While details are still being worked out, Disney is excited to announce that James Arnold Taylor and Ashley Eckstein are returning as celebrity hosts for the annual special event. Continue reading Disney Releases Star Wars Weekend Dates 2013

Share the Magic~*~*~*
Facebook Twitter Email Pinterest Plusone Linkedin Digg Delicious Reddit Stumbleupon

Pirates Attraction ~ Hollywood Studios

Pirates The Legend of Captain Jack SparrowCaptain Jack Sparrow has commandeered Sound Stage 4 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.   A Pirates of the Caribbean themed attraction is opening soon at that location.  The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow will be an amazing walk through attraction.  The Disney Parks Blog announced the news about this new attraction in May of 2012.  Captain Jack’s attraction replaces Journey Into Narnia: Prince Caspian.  Pirates will be appearing for dress rehearsals in late November.   The official opening date is December 6, 2012.  This is a big day in Walt Disney World!  The new Fantasyland also opens on that day.  Disney will be celebrating throughout the Disney World Resort! Continue reading Pirates Attraction ~ Hollywood Studios

Share the Magic~*~*~*
Facebook Twitter Email Pinterest Plusone Linkedin Digg Delicious Reddit Stumbleupon