Walt Disney World Resort Rocks Independence Day with Special Fireworks Shows at Three Parks


Walt Disney World Resort will pixie dust the night skies July 4 with special pyrotechnic shows, including a patriotic display at Magic Kingdom, a rock’n’roll spectacular at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and a classic sky show at Epcot infused with an Independence Day finale. Here’s what’s in store:Magic Kingdom will present “Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky.” This patriotic fireworks spectacular, paying homage to the hopes and dreams of America’s forefathers, will … [Read more...]

Victoria & Albert’s Once Again Receives AAA Five-Diamond Award


For the 12th consecutive year, Victoria & Albert’s at Disney’ Grand Floridian Resort & Spa has been awarded the coveted AAA Five-Diamond Award. Victoria & Albert’s is the only restaurant in Orlando and one of only three in Florida to be honored with the highest accolade a restaurant can achieve.Victoria & Albert’s Chef Scott Hunnel has drawn national and international applause for his preparation and delivery of American regional cuisine with classical influences at … [Read more...]

LEGO Store Reopens at Downtown Disney with Record-Breaking Sales


Just in time for summer, the LEGO® Imagination Center has reopened at Downtown Disney Marketplace after undergoing extensive renovations that began earlier this year. With nearly 3,500 additional square-feet, the flagship store now has a larger sales floor, stockroom and play area.“This LEGO location is one of our highest grossing stores. Still, we were pleasantly surprised when only days after reopening at Downtown Disney, we had set a new sales record,” said Skip Kodak, senior vice … [Read more...]

Video: Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert fill the sky


Continuing a grand Disney tradition from past Fourths, Independence Day fireworks are set to paint the skies again above Walt Disney World Resort. Magic Kingdom treats guests to a gala sky show above Cinderella Castle. The dazzling nighttime spectacles are set for 9 p.m. on both July 3 and July 4, 2011.Related articlesWalt Disney World Resort Rocks Independence Day with Special Fireworks Shows at Three Parks (chipandco.com) For Summer 2011, the Fun is Nonstop for Walt Disney World … [Read more...]

‘Fantasmic!’ Expands to Seven Nights a Week

We reported this a few weeks ago and here is the official word from Disney Parks Blog:The show, which creatively combines moments from popular Disney films with water, lights, special effects and music, will be offered nightly July 3-Sept. 30. Because showtimes will vary, guests are encouraged to visit www.disneyworld.com for updated performance times, or pick up a Times Guide once inside the park. Entertainment is subject to change without notice. Related articlesWalt … [Read more...]