Sea World Orlando’s Christmas Celebration Kicked Off On Black Friday

Sea World Gets Ready For The Christmas Season

Sea World Gets Ready For The Christmas Season

 

While you were focused on stuffing your Thanksgiving turkey, Sea World Orlando was busy decking their halls with the sights, sounds and tastes of the holiday season for the kick off of Sea World’s Christmas Celebration on Black Friday.  But, the only BLACK (and white) you would have found at Sea World on the busiest shopping day of the year would have been shamu. Continue reading

Walt Disney World Orlando ~ Making Holiday Memories

Making Memories at Walt Disney World Florida

Making Memories at Walt Disney World Florida

 

Walt Disney World Orlando ~ What are two things we all want at Christmas? The ability to make dreams come true and create memories. That’s why guests come from all over the world to experience the holidays at the Disney Parks. But this year, with the help of Mickey and Minnie and Disney Floral & Gifts, they can help you take your holiday experience one step further – right into your very own Walt Disney World Resort room and perhaps for some, even their home. Continue reading

Sea World Orlando Christmas Celebration Holiday Dining Experiences

 

SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration 2010

SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration 2010

 

Sea World Orlando ~ The holidays are a time for family, friends and good food.  Each year, new traditions are created and the old are celebrated merrily.

Start a new tradition this year by experiencing Orlando’s mouth-watering holiday feasts at SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration. Continue reading

Walt Disney World ~ Pleasure Island Overhaul Means 1,200 New Jobs

Downtown Disney Pleasure Island Gets Overhaul

Downtown Disney Pleasure Island Gets Overhaul

 

Walt Disney World ~  Twelve-hundred new jobs are coming to Orlando courtesy of Downtown Disney. Disney revealed Thursday that it is converting Pleasure Island into a wharf-themed district with new stores, restaurants and thousands of lights. “We think it’s going to become and exciting place, a vibrant place. That’s really the idea that led us to the emphasis of our lighting design,” said Disney Imagineer Alex Wrighter. Continue reading

Walt Disney World Mom’s Panel:Tips For Making a Multi-Generational Vacation

Walt Disney World Mom's Panel and Very Special Tips

Walt Disney World Mom's Panel and Very Special Tips

 

One of the things I love about Walt Disney World  is that it is a wonderful destination for families with people ranging in age from 2 months to centenarians. My most cherished memory is a trip I took with four generations of Princesses that included me, my mother, my grandmother and my brand new baby daughter. Continue reading

Festival of the Masters this weekend at Downtown Disney

Festival of the Masters

Festival of the Masters

 

The 35th Festival of the Masters will be held this friday through Sunday at Downtown Disney. The open-air art festival will feature nearly 150 award-winning artists and more. Continue reading

Not Your Parents’ Cocktails: New Beverage Menu For Disney Parks

New Cocktail Lineup at Disney Parks

New Cocktail Lineup at Disney Parks

 

There is a new lineup to the Orlando theme parks. Disney’s delicious new cocktail menu (found in most bars and lounges) has a twist: all mixes are made from scratch, taking the art of cocktail “mixology” to a whole new level. Continue reading

Disney’s Hollywood Studios to Get New Show, with “Disney Junior – Live on Stage!” next year.

 “Disney Junior – Live on Stage!” Next Year

“Disney Junior – Live on Stage!” Next Year

 

One of the Orlando theme parks is about to get a new addition. Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida will celebrate the premiere marquee. Children and parents who now enjoy the popularPlayhouse at both Parks can look forward to sharing this new production, which brings back three audience favorites (Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Handy Manny and Little Einstein’s) and also introduces a brand new segment based on Disney Junior’s newest series that will debut in February 2011, “Jake and the Never Land Pirates.” Continue reading

Walt Disney ~ One Man’s Dream Re-Opens at Hollywood Studios

Walt Disney's ~ One Man's Dream Re-Opens

Walt Disney's ~ One Man's Dream Re-Opens

 

Hollywood Studios ~ Before I jump into the weekend, there is some great news to share. Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida has reopened their one-of-a-kind showcase of the history of Walt Disney and The Walt Disney Company – Walt Disney: One Man’s Dream. The gallery at Disney’s Hollywood Studios retains its original focus, but has a new look and feel. The corridors feature an elegant color palette that brings new focus to beloved favorites, and helps to highlight some new additions. Continue reading

Kennedy Space Center Space Shuttle Update

 

Space Shuttle Discovery Postponed Until Next Week

Space Shuttle Discovery Postponed Until Next Week

 

Kennedy Space Center ~ As most know, today’s launch was scrubbed due to a hydrogen leak being detected at the Ground Umbilical Carrier Plate, an attachment point between the external tank and a 17-inch pipe that carries the hydrogen safely away from Discovery to the flare stack, where it is burned off. It has officially been rescheduled for Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 4:05am (YES, another final night launch!!!!). There will be no launch this coming up Monday, November 8th. Everything is back to normal business hours until November 30th. Continue reading