Central Florida Urban League’s Youth Leadership Summit

Central Florida Urban league

There were over 150 students from the Central Florida region at Disney’s Contemporary Resort on Saturday May 9th, 2014 to attend workshops focused on professional and personal development. The Central Florida Urban League's Youth Leadership Summit is designed to help students get ready for the future. Their sessions focused on college readiness, careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), healthy living, and animal conservation.Disney’s Animal Science & … [Read more...]

Easter Sunday services at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Disney Easter Wonderland - Tokyo Disneyland

If you are going to be visiting Walt Disney World Resort this Sunday April 20, 2014 and would like to attend religious services, Disney will be offering Easter Sunday services at the Contemporary Resort in the Fantasia Ballroom.The Service schedule is as follows: Catholic Mass: 8:00 am and 10:15 am Protestant Service: 9:00 amParking at the resort will be very busy so, it is recommended that guests use the monorail or watercraft services. If you are staying at a resort that is not on … [Read more...]

Disney DIY – Easter Fun!


Can you believe it’s APRIL? I can’t – seriously. It’s crazy - the snow is melting, the sun is shining (sometimes), Spring is coming, and Easter is just around the corner! My family and I have spent many happy Easters at Walt Disney World – enjoying delicious food, togetherness, and fun! That’s what Easter is all about for us – we aren’t too religious, so we like to make it about enjoying time with family, and celebrating togetherness! Celebrations always include some kind of meal, and I must … [Read more...]

Top 10 Walt Disney World Christmas Trees

Town Square at Disneyland

If you’ve visited any of the Disney Parks during the Christmas holiday season, then you know that Disney goes all out in decorating their larger-than-life Christmas trees. Each tree is customized to the park or resort where the tree is found, making them all special in their own little way. Not all are created equal and a little more thought went into some more than others it seems. During our recent trip a few weeks ago, we visited 18 different resorts plus all 4 parks, so I did thorough … [Read more...]

Disney Vacation Club News – Top of the World Lounge access extended through 2014


Located on the 16th floor of Bay Lake Tower is the Top of the World Lounge. This quiet unassuming lounge during the day becomes one of the hottest spots for watching fireworks when the sun goes down. Since its opening, Disney Vacation Club members have had access to the 16th floor Top of the World Lounge for evening cocktails and Magic Kingdom Wishes! fireworks viewing.This was originally a DVC perk exclusive to guests staying at the Bay Lake Tower; however, access was expanded to all … [Read more...]