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Find out what is happening at Orlando attractions including Disney World, Universal Orlando, SeaWorld, and International Drive.

Walt Disney World and Orlando Theme Park Crowd Calendar

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As part of a survey to guest visiting the Walt Disney World Resort, Disney displayed a calendar to get feedback on how the survey participants would feel about a tiered ticketing system that displayed a Gold, Silver, and Bronze level of … Continue reading

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2015 Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on May 15th through June 14th

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In the month of May of the year 1977, George Lucas single-handily changed the art of cinema when Star Wars was released into theaters. Star Wars had action and special effects that nobody had ever seen before and was way … Continue reading

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2015 Orlando Spring Break at Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure, and Citywalk

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Not traditionally thought of as a spring break spot, Orlando has been making major inroads as a major spring break destination over the last few years with new attractions like the Wizard World of Harry Potter at Universal’s Islands of … Continue reading

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Universal Studios Citywalk New Years Eve 2015

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Universal Studios has several events to send out 2014 and bring in 2015 with DJ M-Squared spinning throughout the night for the second consecutive year. Universal Studios Citywalk New Years Eve Each year, Universal Studios throws a giant party in it’s entertainment … Continue reading

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Magic Kingdom New Years Eve Fireworks From Different Locations on Video

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New Years Eve at the Magic Kingdom includes two different fireworks shows, an electric parade, and a new years eve countdown to make a lasting memory with party hats and noisemakers. We present three different videos showcasing the New Years … Continue reading

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2015 Hollywood Studios New Years Eve Features Fireworks Choreographed to Live Rock and Roll Music

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Hollywood Studios at Disney World features a different kind of New Years Eve show in Orlando with live rock-and-roll music choreographed to fireworks. Heavy beats and riffs on electric guitars blast popular songs from the 1960’s, 1970’s, and 1980’s while … Continue reading

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Downtown Disney New Years Eve Celebration Featuring DisneyQuest for NYE 2015

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If you’d rather bring in the new year with confetti at Disney World instead of fireworks, DisneyQuest at Downtown Disney offers a family-friendly New Years Eve Party for an affordable price. Downtown Disney New Years Eve Downtown Disney used to celebrate … Continue reading

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Attending the Disney World Christmas Day Parade Taping with 2014 Dates

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When it comes to holiday parades, Thanksgiving Day may belong to Macy’s in New York City but Christmas day belongs to Disney World in Orlando and Disneyland in Anaheim. While the Thanksgiving Day Parade is filmed live on Thanksgiving day, … Continue reading

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Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at the Magic Kingdom Celebrates the Holidays with Characters, Parades, and Fireworks in 2015

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Beginning on select nights in the early part of November and continuing through December 18th, 2015, Disney World offers a separate-ticketed Christmas party at the Magic Kingdom called Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. With fireworks, stage shows, parades, holiday character … Continue reading

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Voices of Liberty Christmas Caroling at Epcot in Disney World

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One of Disney World’s hidden gems during the Christmas Season is the Voices of Liberty Christmas Caroling that takes place from the day after Thanksgiving through the end of December. A Capella Christmas Caroling Before there were popular television A … Continue reading

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A Guide to Spending the Christmas Holidays at the Gaylord Palms Resort in 2015

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During the holidays of Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Eve, and the weeks in-between, the Gaylord Palms Resort resembles an Orlando attraction more than it does a fancy resort (which it is). With breakfast experiences with Shrek, Cirque performances, Dreamworks Animation … Continue reading

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2014 Hollywood Studios Christmas Lights Featuring the Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

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Disney World meets Clark Griswold with their Osborne Spectacle of Lights at Hollywood Studios. The Osborne Spectacle of Lights is the ultimate dancing lights Christmas Show that is themed to music that may very well be the best light show … Continue reading

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2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Concert Lineup

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Boyz II Men, Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, the Pointer Sisters, Billy Ocean, and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy highlight the Eat to the Beat Concert Series for the 2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival. 2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival Concert … Continue reading

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2014 Epcot Food and Wine Festival is Orlando’s Best Annual Food Event

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The Epcot International Food and Wine Festival is Disney World’s annual culinary event that provides sample size portions of cuisines, wine, and beer from close to 30 different countries around the World Showcase Lagoon in Epcot and is the city of … Continue reading

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Planning a SeaWorld Parks Multi-Day Vacation including Discovery Cove and Aquatica

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When thinking about multi-day resort theme park vacations in Orlando, Disney World and Universal Orlando may be the first parks that come to mind when planning a vacation but SeaWorld offers an enticing experience as well with the original SeaWorld … Continue reading

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2014 Downtown Disney Car Masters Weekend Car Show on June 14th and 15th featuring Lightning McQueen, Mater, and Finn McMissile

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Downtown Disney will be having their second annual Car Masters Weekend on Saturday June 14th and Sunday, June 15th, 2014 with the stars of the “Cars” films including Lightning McQueen, Mater, and Finn McMissile taking center stage with over 150 classic, muscle, … Continue reading

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Spending Fathers Day at Disney World featuring Hollywood Studios, Epcot, Golf, and Restaurant Recommendations

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Disney World is all about the kids but there is one day out of the year that the focus should shift over to dad. Whether your kids are younger and you want to experience some of the more jaw-dropping rides together … Continue reading

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A Positive Review of MyMagic+, Fastpass+, and Magic Bands at Walt Disney World

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Walt Disney World is implementing one of their boldest technical advances and implementations at their theme parks this year and it’s not even anything that you can ride or watch. As our society has grown very dependent on our smart … Continue reading

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