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Attending the Disney World Christmas Day Parade Taping with 2014 Dates

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

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

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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Best Inland Beaches and Natural Springs in Orlando featuring St Cloud, Moss Park, Winter Park, Kelly Park, and Wekiwa Springs

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

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

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

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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2015 Epcot Flower and Garden Festival Featuring Disney’s Topiary Displays March 4th through May 27th

Topiary Displays and Disney World have always gone hand in hand as Walt Disney, the person, got the idea of creating Disney character inspired topiary displays by seeing traditional topiary gardens in Europe. In 1963, Disney asked his landscaping team to create the now famous … Continue reading

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Orlando Art Festivals

Orlando features a large number of art festivals throughout the year. Many are based on visual arts, including painting and ceramics. Some of them include performing and culinary arts. Nearly all of them include art displays, live music, food, and … Continue reading

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Hollywood Character Dance Jam at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

There is a new character dance party at Disney’s Hollywood Studios that runs from 4:30 pm until 8:30 pm that features many classic characters and ones not often seen at the parks that dance with guests in front of Mickey’s … Continue reading

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Best Reuben Sandwiches Around Orlando featuring Jason’s Deli, Toojay’s Gourmet Deli, Pickles NY Deli, and C&S Brisket Bus

For the last year and half, I have been visiting many restaurants and delicatessens around Orlando searching for the best Reuben sandwich, a hot sandwich made up of corned beef, sauerkraut, Swiss cheese, and a thousand-island type dressing. The sandwich bread is made … Continue reading

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2013 Orlando Water Park Passes to Beat the Summer Heat including Typhoon Lagoon, Blizzard Beach, Aquatica, and Wet n Wild

There is no way around it – Orlando is hot during the summer! To survive the season, water is a must for summer plans. Each of the big three amusement parks in Orlando have water parks that are a great … Continue reading

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A Guide to Spending the Christmas Holidays at Disney World Including the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom

Visiting Disney World during the Christmas Holiday each year is one of the best times to visit the parks as special holiday shows, lights, and fireworks are on display each year as Disney celebrates the season and rings in the … Continue reading

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“Celebrate the Season” Christmas Stage Show at the Magic Kingdom

Part of the main allure of any Disney vacation for children at Disney World is watching the classic Disney Characters perform on stage in front of Cinderella Castle at the Magic Kingdom. During the Christmas Season, the characters put on … Continue reading

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Holiday Wishes Fireworks Show at the Magic Kingdom

Disney World has two great fireworks shows to celebrate the season with a holiday tag to it’s Illuminations show at Epcot and Holiday Wishes: Celebrate the Spirit of the Season at the Magic Kingdom. Whereas the Illuminations edition is a … Continue reading

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Darth Vader Gets a Lifetime Pass to Disney World as Disney Buys Lucasfilm that Includes the Star Wars Franchise

After checking out Disneyland in California a year ago (see video below), Darth Vader must have told the Skywalker’s about it and Disney has rewarded him with a lifetime pass to the parks as Disney announced the purchase of Lucasfilm … Continue reading

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Orlando Guide to Spending the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend in the City of Orlando

As Thanksgiving day approaches in Orlando each year, the holidays are in full gear. From getting your table ready for Thanksgiving Dinner to planning out your Black Friday shopping, this is our guide to spending Thanksgiving weekend in Orlando. Thanksgiving Dinner … Continue reading

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Children’s Miracle Network Classic PGA Tour 2012 Event at Disney World in November

The Children’s Miracle Network Classic is an annual PGA golf tournament, the last tournament of the PGA tour, that is held at Disney World just outside of the Magic Kingdom that is played on Disney’s Magnolia and Palm golf courses. … Continue reading

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Dining at the Disney Dream Restaurants including Remy, Palo, and Animator’s Palate

One of the best parts of going on a Disney Cruise is the luxury of being able to eat at a nice restaurant for breakfast, lunch, and dinner for the entire stay of your trip. On our 5 night cruise … Continue reading

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Disney Dream Broadway-Style Shows featuring Villians Tonight, the Golden Mickeys, and Disney’s Believe

Part of the major appeal of booking a Disney Cruise vacation is the top quality Broadway-Style family shows on each ship that features many Disney characters of past and present singing and dancing. This is our guide to Villians Tonight, … Continue reading

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Finding Nemo’s Reef and Spring-a-Leak Splash Pads on the Disney Dream Cruise and Castaway Cay Private Island

With Disney’s newest cruise ships cruising out of Port Canaveral, there are places on board for your infants and toddlers to splash around outside of the pools and water slides that are designed for older kids and adults. On board … Continue reading

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Best Place to Watch the Olympic Games Opening Ceremony in Orlando in 2012

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel is celebrating the summer games with a special event in the Dolphin lobby featuring the broadcast of the opening ceremonies in London displayed on large screen televisions, complimentary food and beverage and … Continue reading

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Disney World Ticket Discounts and Recommendations for the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom

Disney World Ticket Discounts

Getting a discount on Disney World Tickets for the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom Parks vary throughout the year and depending on whether you live in the State of Florida as a resident. This is our guide … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Disney Craft Ideas featuring Coupon Books, Charm Bracelets, Cards, Candy Boxes and More

Disney’s Family.com site has some great crafts and cheap gift ideas for mom on Mother’s Day including coupon books to clean up your room, one hour of no whining, paper charm bracelets, candy boxes, and cards to print out on … Continue reading

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