Celebrate Thanksgiving, Christmas and more at Walt Disney World Resort and Beyond

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Christmas cheer meets Disney magic with holiday celebrations at Walt Disney World Resort and Disney Cruise Line in 2015. Celebrate with family, friends and favorite Disney characters during this exciting season filled with festive jubilation.Walt Disney World Resort guests can join together for a joyous and delicious Thanksgiving Day dinner. With a variety of dining options at the theme parks and resorts, there is a cornucopia of exciting lunch and dinner offerings inspired by this American … [Read more...]


10 Things to Skip to Save Money on your Disney Vacation

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As a seasoned veteran of Disney World with young children, I have learned a few ways to save money on our Disney Vacations that I wish I knew the first time! If you are a frugal parent like me, who starts saving a year in advance, or trying to figure out how you can ever go to Disney because it's so expensive, this list is for you.I also have a list of Ways to Save When Planning a Disney Trip.Things to SKIP to save money:1. Stroller Rentals: Bring your own from home to save the … [Read more...]


Celebrate the Holidays Aboard the Disney Cruise Line!

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The Disney Cruise Line has announced its Halloween and Christmas themed sailings for 2015.  I don't know about you, but I love the way Disney celebrates these two holidays in the parks, that at sea it can only be much more magical!  All four of the Disney Cruise Line ships- the Disney Fantasy, Disney Dream, Disney Magic and Disney Wonder will feature cruises themed for the holidays.  Halloween on the High Seas and Very Merrytime Cruises will feature 70 sailings from September to December from … [Read more...]


Best Times of Year to Visit Walt Disney World

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People from all around the globe like to visit Walt Disney World - families, tour groups, couples, friends, and even individuals. The FastPass+ system has helped cut down wait times at many rides, but if you're just hoping to enjoy the Most Magical Place on Earth without wading through huge crowds, when's the best time to go? A lot depends on what you like best about your visit, and/or which events you're willing to brave a crowd for. Almost any month of the year has some advantages and … [Read more...]


A Hallmark Christmas at Orlando Florida’s UCF Campus

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This past Saturday November 29th we attended the Hallmark Northpole Communication Station event at the UCF Campus in Orlando Florida and I can tell you it was Adorable and a ton of fun. Santa's Helpers were very attentive and made sure that our nephew Caleb was well taken care of and that he got to speak to one of Santa's Main Elves at the Northpole.Aside from speaking to Santa's elves and letting them know that what he wanted for Christmas was a Choo-choo, little Caleb got to go … [Read more...]


Don’t miss SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration

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Waves of holiday spirit splash over the park during SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration™.  Here in a wintery, watery wonderland, guests of all ages will enjoy stunning live shows inspired by the natural world, journey to the North Pole on THE POLAR EXPRESS Experience, then share a smile with a playful penguin at the South Pole while visiting the park’s newest attraction, Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin®!Christmas carols can be heard as guests encounter a sparkling Sea of Trees and skaters … [Read more...]


Disneyland Resort: Holidays By The Numbers

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Thousands of twinkling lights, miles of ribbon and garland plus ornaments galore transform the Disneyland Resort into a winter wonderland that “Just Gets Merrier” during the holiday season.  Here’s a sample of what guests will experience throughout the Merriest Place on Earth this season:At Disneyland Park:On Main Street, U.S.A., nearly 79,000 ornaments, more than 2,000 feet of garland and nearly 10,000 lights deck the thoroughfare with holiday cheer. In addition, more than 7,400 feet … [Read more...]


Creating New Disney Traditions

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With the holidays just around the corner, one of the things I look forward to the most during this season is all my family’s traditions. From decorating the tree, to watching all the classic holiday films, and to opening a new pair of pajamas on Christmas Eve – each tradition sparks memories of years before.I also have a number of traditions for when I visit Disney Parks. First, I will not leave Downtown Disney without a Holiday Turkey sandwich from Earle of Sandwich and a chocolate shake … [Read more...]


Celebrate the Holiday at the Disneyland Resort

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 The one thing that make the Happiest Place on Earth happier is visiting during the Holiday Season. Don't delay, grab your friends and family, and go stroll down Main Street USA.  For more details, check out the Press Release below.The Happiest Place on Earth Just Gets Merrier starting Thursday, Nov. 13, when Anna and Elsa from Walt Disney Pictures’ animated hit “Frozen” join the annual holiday celebration at the Disneyland Resort. The Holidays bring themed entertainment, sparkling … [Read more...]


New Parking Garage at Downtown Disney Opens November 20

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The construction in and around Downtown Disney has caused headaches for those who want to the shopping and restaurant venues there. Entrances to parking have been closed, roadways have been clogged more than usual with the widening of Buena Vista Drive, and then there have been the construction barriers inside Downtown Disney itself.  As we approach the holidays, many have wondered how all of this will affect the "Festival of the Seasons" with its decorations, events, and photo … [Read more...]