Walt Disney World Celebrates America this 4th of July

4th of July Walt Disney World Cinderella Castle

Fireworks light the sky above Walt Disney World Resort most nights throughout the year. This week, however, extra spectacular, super fantasmical pyrotechnic shows will dazzle the darkness with a pixie dusted patriotic display at Magic Kingdom, a rockin’n’rollin’ extravaganza at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and a classic sky show at Epcot infused with an Independence Day finale.As Chip informed you recently, you can celebrate America’s birthday with a Disney bang!“Disney’s Celebrate … [Read more...]

Epcot’s Off Kilter Marks 15 Years of Music July 1 at Walt Disney World Resort

Off Kilter

This July 1, Epcot’s Off Kilter Celtic rock band will mark 15 years of performances at the Canada Pavilion in World Showcase.Off Kilter founder Jamie Holton first started playing the bagpipes when he was 11, inspired by his family’s Scottish heritage and his father’s love for bagpipe music.In addition to classic Celtic folk tunes, Off Kilter will often throw radio hits into the mix, like Bryan Adam’s “Summer of ’69″ or Bachman-Turner Overdrive’s “Takin’ Care of Business.” (Both Canadian … [Read more...]

Best Character Interactions on Disney Property


Finding your favorite characters at Walt Disney World may be a challenge.  In fact, some of the most exciting encounters happen spontaneously.   What makes a character interaction so special is how they respond and relate to you and your family.  Today, I'd like to share with you my favorite character interactions on Disney property.*Princess Meetings at Magic Kingdom.  You can find Belle, Cinderella, and Aurora {aka Sleeping Beauty} at the Town Square Theater.  The Town Square Theater is … [Read more...]

Brave – The Highland Games Tournament Coming to Epcot June 1st – July 8th

From June 1-July 8, Epcot will serve as the setting for Brave – The Highland Games Tournament, a kid-focused offering that will include games like Mini Caber Toss, Cake Toss, Haggis Flip and archery. There will also be a kids’ playground with free enhanced wireless – which is great for us parents who can’t share cute photos of their kids on Twitter and Facebook fast enough!Brave – The Highland Games Tournament will take place on the Rose Walk (right where Future World blends into World … [Read more...]

Pixar’s Brave Merida Meet and Greet at Magic Kingdom Park


Merida, the adventurous heroine from Disney•Pixar’s upcoming feature film, “Brave,” has begun making special appearances at Fairytale Garden in Magic Kingdom Park. In this setting, young guests are invited to engage in archery practice and other activities, in addition to meeting Merida and mischievous bear cubs from the film. Take a look.My little boys can hardly wait to see “Brave,” and they’re definitely going to want to meet Merida. They’re excited to try out the bows and arrows, and … [Read more...]