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2015 Memorial Day Weekend in Orlando Featuring the Memorial Day Parade and Remembrance Ceremony in Sanford and Epcot in Disney World on May 25th

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Memorial Day is the day of the year that Americans pay their respects for the American soldiers that have paid the ultimate sacrifice of their lives to provide us with the rights and liberties that we so often take for … 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 Mother’s Day Ideas in Orlando for Dinner and Things to Do in Winter Park, Disney World, and Orlando featuring Harry P Leu Gardens

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Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10th, 2015 and Orlando Local Guide has you covered for dinner ideas and things to do. From movies, to restaurants, and brunch, there are all sorts of ways to celebrate mom this Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day in … Continue reading

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Best Cinco de Mayo Orlando Events 2015 including Disney World, International Drive, Downtown Orlando, and Winter Park

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Cinco de Mayo is celebrated all around Orlando and the biggest parties can be found in Downtown Orlando at Church Street and Wall Street all weekend long heading into Cinco de Mayo 2015 on Tuesday, May 5th. Cinco de Mayo … 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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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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Best Inland Beaches and Natural Springs in Orlando featuring St Cloud, Moss Park, Winter Park, Kelly Park, and Wekiwa Springs

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Some may think that you need to go to one of the Florida coasts to experience the beach while visiting Orlando but those people have never been to Saint Cloud, Florida (see picture above) or Moss Park in Orlando. If … 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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Disney World Removes “Push” the Talking Trash-Can from the Magic Kingdom and Message Boards Overreact

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The Orlando Sentinel recently reported that Disney World has retired their talking trash-can attraction called “Push” at the Magic Kingdom and fans of the attraction on the WDWMagic message boards and elsewhere have overreacted to the news by stating that this is … 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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