Cirque du Soleil – Closed May 23 through June 7

Cirque du Soleil at Walt Disney World

La Nouba by Cirque du Soleil, located at Downtown Disney West Side, will be dark from May 23rd through June 7th.  There will not be any shows running during this time.  Cirque du Soleil, at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida is the perfect way to spend an evening during your vacation! La Nouba is a mesmerizing and extraordinary avant-garde circus spectacle performed indoors – perfect for upcoming rainy summer weather. Continue reading

Star Wars Weekends Start at Hollywood Studios

Stormtroopers take position at the turnstiles at Hollywood Studios for Star Wars Weekends.

Stormtroopers take position at the turnstiles at Hollywood Studios for Star Wars Weekends.

This weekend marked the first of four Star Wars Weekends happening at Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.  The event takes place every weekend (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) through June 13th.  At Star Wars Weekends, guests will find an entire saga’s worth of characters and more celebrities than ever before on hand for autographs, pictures, motorcades, Q & A sessions, and more!  The event is included with general park admission and with your purchase of Discount Disney Tickets.

 Orlando Sentinel’s Dewayne Bevil has posted some insider tips and information that will help you make the most of your galactic vacation! Continue reading

Hollywood Studios Star Wars Weekends – “Galactic Bounty”

Every year, Disney creates new and unique art for the event.  Boba Fett is featured in this year's event logo.

Every year, Disney creates new and unique art for the event. Boba Fett is featured in this year's event logo.

The Disney Parks Blog has posted an interesting article about Star Wars Weekends “Galactic Bounty,” or merchandise.  The event is taking place weekends at Hollywood Studios from May 21 – June 13.  The Disney Theme Parks Merchandise team creates commemorative goodies and souvenirs that feature new and unique art specifcally designed for the event each year.  Continue reading

Walt Disney World Summer Nightastic!

Summer Nightastic - Disney's Main Street Electrical Parade at Magic Kingdom

Summer Nightastic - Disney's Mainstreet Electrical Parade at Magic Kingdom

Light up your summer at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida with Summer Nightastic! from June 6 through August 14, 2010. See Disney’s Main Street Electrical Parade, experience the new special effects at the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, thrill to the new Summer Nightastic! Fireworks Spectacular, and groove to a dance party and the Sounds Like Summer Concert Series.

To pack in all the excitement, summertime park hours are extended. Summer Nightastic! is included with your purchase of Discount Disney Tickets – Buy a 3 Day Base or Hopper Ticket, and get 2 Days FREE! Continue reading

Magic Kingdom – Wishes Fireworks Special Experiences

Pirates and Pals Fireworks Voyage

Pirates and Pals Fireworks Voyage

Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida is home to not one, but two of the most spectacular fireworks displays you’ll ever witness.  Epcot Center offers nightly showings of Illuminations and Magic Kingdom also offers its Wishes Nighttime Spectacular fireworks display nightly.

With the money you’ll save purchasing Discount Disney Tickets, you can make your Disney vacation even more memorable by adding on a special dining experience.  Magic Kingdom offers two that highlight the Wishes Nighttime Spectacular show: the Wishes Dessert Party and the Pirates and Pals Fireworks Voyage. Continue reading

Disney Unveils Lots-o-Huggin Bear at Hollywood Studios

Lots-o-Huggin Bear from Toy Story 3 - New Character at Hollywood Studios

Lots-o-Huggin Bear from Toy Story 3 - New Character at Hollywood Studios

As we reported previously, Walt Disney World is introducing a new character at Hollywood Studios starting May 9th!  Lots-o-Huggin Bear (‘Lotso’) is a new character from the soon-to-be-released Toy Story 3 movie. 

 “Lotso” will be greeting Guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in the meet-and-greet area inside The Magic of Disney Animation and he’ll be part of the “Block Party Bash.”  Check out this new trailer, showcasing Lots-o-Huggin Bear! Continue reading

Experience The Power of the Force During Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios 2010

Lord Vader Requests Your Presence! Dont Disappoint Him!

Lord Vader Requests Your Presence! Dont Disappoint Him!

2010 Dates: May 21 – 23, May 28 – 30, June 4 – 6, June 11 – 13

This has to be one of my favorite times of the year here in Florida and it is not because I get to wear my Stormtrooper costume. Star Wars Weekends is an annual special event at Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park that celebrates the epic space-fantasy Star Wars Saga and the new animated television series The Clone Wars. Join Jedi Masters, Sith Lords and Star Wars celebrities for special shows, presentations and memorabilia. Continue reading

Disney’s Toy Story 3 ~ Characters Set to be Integrated Into Toy Story Mania and Other Hollywood Studios Spots

Posters for the new game will be at Disney's Hollywood Studios and Disney's California Adventure.

Posters for the new game will be at Disney's Hollywood Studios and Disney's California Adventure.

The onslaught of Toy Story 3 characters at Disney World is just around around the corner. The film debuts June 18, but we’ll see folks from the animated feature in May, particularly at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Continue reading

Mother’s Day 2010 at Walt Disney World

Celebrate YOUR Mrs. Incredible this Mother's Day!

Celebrate YOUR Mrs. Incredible this Mother's Day!

Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida has a ton of fun to offer the whole family, but with Mother’s Day just around the corner (May 9th), you better have something special planned for YOUR Mrs. Incredible.  Walt Disney World Resort offers a variety of dining opportunities, both in the parks and in the resorts, that you can add on to your Disney vacation.  Some of the resorts also offer Spa Packages, and you don’t necessarily have to be resort guests to enjoy this benefit.  Definitely something to look into!

With the money you’ll save purchasing Discount Disney Tickets, treat Mom to one of these Disney Dining Opportunites that will truly accentuate your Mother’s Day celebration. Continue reading

Epcot Welcomes Back Captain EO, Starring Michael Jackson

Captain EO

Captain EO, a 3D movie starring Michael Jackson, is returning to Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida on July 2nd.  The show has already returned to Disneyland California and is scheduled to open at both Disneyland Tokyo and Paris this summer. Continue reading