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New Holiday Fireworks Show Coming to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party!

June 6, 2019

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party 2019

 

This holiday season, the skies above Magic Kingdom® Park will sparkle to life like never before during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party with the debut of an all-new fireworks show that can be enjoyed across the park!

 

Minnie’s Wonderful Christmastime Fireworks show, hosted by the one-and-only Minnie Mouse, will celebrate the magic of Christmas with medleys of beloved holiday songs, from “Joy to the World” and “Deck the Halls” to “Up on the House Top” and “We Wish You A Merry Christmas.”  The holiday music will evoke heartfelt moments of home and family, as well as the festive fun of the season before an incredible finale you won’t want to miss.

 

You will be able to see the fireworks show during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party on select nights Nov. 8-Dec. 22, 2019.   And if you’re looking for an extra magical way to celebrate the brand new show in its first year, our fireworks dessert parties are the perfect option! You can add on this experience to enjoy treats, including chocolate-dipped strawberries, cupcakes, ice cream, seasonal fruits, cheeses and other festive favorites while taking advantage of dedicated, dazzling views of the show.

 

Along with the new show, each of this year’s 23 nights of Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party will feature performances of Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime ParadeA Totally Tomorrowland Christmas and Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration stage show.  And during A Frozen Holiday Wish stage show, Queen Elsa will magically transform Cinderella Castle with glistening ice.

 

During Party nights, you can also experience select rides and attractions (including the “Jingle Cruise”), savor complimentary treats, discover event-exclusive merchandise, delight to a magical “snowfall” on Main Street, U.S.A., and more.

 

Tickets for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party are now available by calling 855-434-9397.  Here are this year’s Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Dates:

 

  • Nov. : 8, 11, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, 22, 24
  • Dec. : 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20, 22

 

Stay tuned for more information on the new fireworks show and special holiday experiences at the Walt Disney World® Resort.  To book your Walt Disney World Vacation, call 855-434-9397 or request a quote online.

New Fireworks Show for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party!

April 26, 2019

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party 2020

 

For the first time in 14 years, Disney is introducing a brand-new, Halloween fireworks spectacular to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom® Park!

 

The spooky fun event, that happens on select nights from Aug. 16- Nov. 1,  2019, will feature returning favorites along with all-new experiences, including the debut of an incredible new fireworks spectacular.  As you can see above in the very first scene to be released, this new show will feature state-of-the-art projection effects, lasers, lighting and dazzling fireworks that come together to tell a not-so-scary story about how anything can happen on Halloween night. The show will take guests along on a trick-or-treating adventure, where four friends – Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Goofy – find themselves drawn into a mysterious haunted house. The journey takes them from one room of the house to another, encountering dancing skeletons, waltzing ghosts and a whole series of troublemaking Disney villains.

 

If you are looking for an extra special way to celebrate the brand new show in its first year, the fireworks dessert parties are the perfect option! You can savor frightfully delightful treats – including chocolate-dipped strawberries, cupcakes, ice cream, seasonal fruits, cheeses, sparkling cider, signature lemonades and other ghoulish goodies – and take advantage of dedicated, dazzling views of the new Halloween fireworks spectacular.

 

And there’s more! Returning to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party are the popular live show “Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular,” featuring the Sanderson Sisters and Disney villains the likes of Oogie Boogie, Dr. Facilier and Maleficent.

 

Other returning favorites include:

·     “Mickey’s Boo-to-You Halloween Parade,” which happens twice nightly and features favorite Disney characters dressed in their Halloween best, along with the Disney villains and a cavalcade of fiendishly fun floats.

·     Storybook Circus Disney Junior Jam in Fantasyland is the spot for all of the young partygoers to get their groove on with favorite Disney Junior characters like Doc McStuffins and Vampirina.

·     In Frontierland, prospector Cactus-Flower Cate rounds up youngsters for the “Frontierland Costume Promenade,” encouraging them to show off their costumes in a quest for the greatest treasure in the land – candy! The “Frontierland Costume Promenade” takes place just prior to each run of Mickey’s “Boo-to-You” Halloween Parade.

·     Trick-or-treating throughout the park!

 

And last but not least, the parties will feature attraction enhancements just for the Halloween party! Stay tuned for more details! Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party tickets start at $79.  To purchase your tickets, call 855-434-9397.

 

 

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party 2019

April 8, 2019

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party 2019

 

Tickets for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom® Park are now available.

The favorite event transforms Magic Kingdom Park into a winter wonderland for the most magical 23 days of the year! Yes, this year, Disney is adding an extra day to the parties!

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Dates:

  • November: 8, 11, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, 22, 24
  • December: 1, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20, 22

Returning favorites include a special holiday-themed parade and fireworks display as well as magical stage shows such as “A Frozen Holiday Wish” where you can get swept up in the holiday spirit when Queen Elsa transforms Cinderella Castle with glistening ice.

In addition to the wonderful, holiday entertainment Guests can also ride Magic Kingdom Park classic attractions, savor complimentary treats, and enjoy a magical “snowfall” on Main Street, U.S.A.

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party tickets start at $99 for select nights after $10 advance-purchase savings.

To purchase your tickets, call 855-434-9397.

2019 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Dates

January 15, 2019

MNSSHP 2019

 

It’s never too early to plan for your fall vacation – especially when it comes to Halloween!

 

We’re excited to announce that tickets are now available for one of our favorite fall events: Mickey’s Not–So–Scary Halloween Party.

 

This year, Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party will transform Magic Kingdom® Park into a spook-tacular celebration for a total of 36 nights!

 

Here are the dates for 2019:

  • Aug. 16, 20, 23, 27, 30
  • Sept. 2, 6, 8, 10, 13, 15, 17, 20, 22, 24, 27, 29
  • Oct. 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11, 14, 15, 17, 18, 20, 21, 24, 25, 27, 29, 31
  • Nov. 1

 

Returning to the event will be spooky fun for everyone, including devilish Halloween décor, special entertainment such as fireworks, a parade and character greetings, as well as trick-or-treating throughout the park! In addition, you have access to dozens of popular attractions and may even encounter some bewitching surprises along the way.

 

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party tickets start at $79 in advance or $89 at the gate, if available. To purchase your tickets, call 855-434-9397

 

 

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Joy Through the World! Holidays at Walt Disney World Resort Return November 8!

July 9, 2018

 

It’s Christmas in July! Today we’re announcing the return of the holiday season to Walt Disney World® Resort. Starting Nov. 8, 2018, you will be able to celebrate this magical season with festive parties, captivating holiday décor, delicious treats, spectacular entertainment and enchanting experiences that make this season one of the most wonderful times to visit Disney theme parks, resorts, and more!

 

A Flurry of Fun comes back to Disney’s Hollywood Studios® with the return of Sunset Seasons Greetings. Featuring impressive new laser effects and “snow,” holiday magic transforms the famous Hollywood Tower Hotel with spectacular projections of beloved Disney Characters such as Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and Olaf sharing their favorite seasonal stories.

 

Another returning favorite is the nighttime spectacular Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! The new Toy Story Land also gets special seasonal fun including holiday songs on Alien Swirling Saucers and more!

 

At Epcot®, you will discover joyous holiday traditions of 11 World Showcase nations during Epcot International Festival of the Holidays beginning Nov. 18, 2018. One of our favorite holiday traditions at Epcot is the Candlelight Processional and this year it starts performances on Nov. 22, 2018.

 

New this year at Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park, the magic of nature will receive a holiday touch with the inclusion of Diwali, the holiday Festival of Lights in India, as part of the new live show UP! A Great Bird Adventure.

 

There’s even more holiday fun at the resorts across Walt Disney World Resort with festive seasonal décor as well as life-sized edible creations. And at Disney Springs®, you will find the perfect destination for holiday shopping, dining and entertainment, with the chance to experience holiday magic along the way.

 

Now is the time to play big and start planning your holiday vacation at Walt Disney World Resort!  Call us at 855-434-9397 or request a quote online!

Dates for 2018 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

March 19, 2018

We’re excited to announce the dates for two favorite Magic Kingdom® Park events!

This year, Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party will transform Magic Kingdom Park for a sweet 34 nights.

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Dates

  • August 17, 24, 28, 31
  • September 3, 7, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25, 28, 30
  • October 2, 4, 5, 8, 9, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 19, 21, 23, 25, 26, 28, 30, 31

Returning treats include the Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular stage show in front of Cinderella Castle featuring the mischievous Sanderson sisters from the hit Disney film “Hocus Pocus,” Mickey’s “Boo-to-You” Halloween Parade and “Happy HalloWishes,” the fall spectacular led by the infamous Disney villains!

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party tickets start at $75 in advance or $85 at the gate, if available.

When the seasons change, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party will transform the Magic Kingdom Park into a winter wonderland for the most magical 22 days of the year!

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Dates

  • November 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16, 25, 27, 29, 30
  • December 2, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 18, 20, 21

Returning favorites for the holidays include Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade; “Holiday Wishes,” fireworks spectacular; “A Frozen Holiday Wish,” featuring Queen Elsa using her incredible powers to present a gift to everyone in the kingdom—transforming Cinderella Castle into a sparkling, icy centerpiece for the celebration; and the jubilant show, “Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration.”*

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party tickets start at $95 in advance or $105 at the gate, if available.

To purchase tickets, call 855-434-9397!

Incredible Summer Begins May 25th at Walt Disney World Resort

March 15, 2018

Incredible Summer

 

With new shows, first-of-their-kind character interactions, and the highly anticipated debut of Toy Story Land on the way, summer at the Walt Disney World® Resort is shaping up to be absolutely “incredible!”
Our Incredible Summer celebration will officially begin May 25, 2018 at the Walt Disney World Resort, with you getting a chance to immerse yourself in your favorite Disney films in exciting new attractions, entertainment and more.
Here’s what’s coming to each of Walt Disney World’s four parks and more.

An Incredible Tomorrowland Expo Begins at Magic Kingdom® Park May 25

Favorite Disney•Pixar Super Heroes will take over Tomorrowland from May 25-Sept. 3, 2018 as part of an Incredible Tomorrowland Expo that celebrates “all things super.” You can interact with Mr. Incredible, Frozone and other supers from Disney•Pixar’s “The Incredibles” and upcoming “Incredibles 2.” And, for the first time ever, you will get to see Edna Mode. Tomorrowland will also be decked out with Incredibles décor and sounds from the film. You can also enjoy a “SUPER” dance party on the Rocket Tower Stage.
The Guardians of the Galaxy – Awesome Mix Live! Concert Series Begins June 9
at Epcot®

Star-Lord and Gamora from “Guardians of the Galaxy” will take you on a musical journey through the cosmos in The Guardians of the Galaxy – Awesome Mix Live! concert series. Shows will feature tunes from Star-Lord’s Awesome Mixtapes, the two movie soundtracks. The group will take the stage five times daily, June 9-Aug. 19, 2018.
UP! A Great Bird Adventure & Donald’s Dino-Bash! Begin at Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s Anniversary Celebration April 22

Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park will kick off its 20th anniversary celebration April 22, 2018 and will launch two new animal-themed experiences. Donald’s Dino-Bash! is a “dino-tastic” celebration where Donald Duck takes over Dinoland, U.S.A. to celebrate his recent discovery that ducks are descendants of dinosaurs. Feathered friends Scrooge McDuck and Launchpad McQuack and other friends of Donald will be on hand to meet you. In addition to bringing his own decorating touch to the land, Donald will throw a nightly dance party where everyone is welcome to “shake their tail feathers.”

Also debuting April 22, 2018 is the new show, UP! A Great Bird Adventure, which features Russell and Dug from the Disney•Pixar animated film “UP.” In the new show, they’ll team up to discover species of birds from around the world.
Disney H20 Glow Party Nights Begin at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park June 21

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon will join in on the Incredible Summer fun starting June 21, 2018, with new Disney H20 Glow party nights. The water park will transform on select evenings June 21-Aug. 11, 2018 when a glow party takes over the park from 8 p.m.-11 p.m. Tickets go sale March 19 and are $55 per person plus tax for adults and $50 per person plus tax for children ages 3-9. To purchase tickets, call us at 855-434-9397.
Toy Story Land Opens at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® June 30

One major highlight of “Incredible Summer” will be the grand opening of Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. This new 11-acre land will shrink you to the size of a toy and allow you to explore the fun and adventure of Andy’s backyard. There, you can experience two new attractions: the family coaster Slinky Dog Dash and Alien Swirling Saucers. Toy Story Land also will feature an existing Guest-favorite attraction, Toy Story Mania!, which will expand to add a third track into the rotation. The land’s Woody’s Lunch Box will be a new quick-service restaurant that will offer up tasty meals and old-fashioned soda floats to you.
See “The Incredibles 2” at AMC Disney Springs® June 15

Everyone’s favorite family of superheroes is back in “Incredibles 2” – but this time Helen is in the spotlight, while Bob navigates the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life at home with Violet, Dash and baby Jack-Jack, whose superpowers are emerging. When a new villain hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot, the family and Frozone must find a way to work together again—which is easier said than done, even when they’re all Incredible. “Incredibles 2” busts into theaters on June 15, 2018.

Start planning your Incredible Summer at Walt Disney World Resort with us today!

Call 855-434-9397 or request a quote online!

 

10 Experiences Available at the 2018 Epcot International Festival of the Arts

December 4, 2017

 

Here’s a look at some of the can’t-miss experiences that you can enjoy at this year’s Epcot International Festival of the Arts:

Art of Topiaries – The Disney horticulture team will be showing you how they create some of the amazing signature Walt Disney World® topiaries.

Watermelon Carving –  A watermelon will be artfully carved while you receive great tips and tricks to use at your next party.

Magic with Water – The Disney Photo Imaging team will discuss tips and tricks for taking great photos around water; including swimming pools, play fountains, waterfalls, and even in the rain. You will also learn about using camera settings, lenses, and locations to get the best results.

Animated Flip Books – This session is animation 101 where you will have the opportunity to create your own animated Flip Book while going over the fundamental principles of animation with one of the Disney animators.

Food Styling 101 – If you love taking photos of amazing dishes, this is your experience. The session will look at the basics of what goes into making food photo- and video-ready. Lessons include going from ingredients to a beautiful hero shot, talking tricks and tools of the trade and sharing tips to make your own food photography shine.

Inspiring Floral –  This workshop will share floral design principles along with Disney-inspired creations to help you bring the magic of Disney home at any time of the year.

Handcrafted Calligraphy – It’ll be difficult not to have fun learning the basics of pointed pen calligraphy. This workshop will cover topics such as mastering faux calligraphy, how to hold an oblique pen, letter formation, common issues you may run into, and which paths you can take with your new skill.

Phone Cam Photography – This photography session from Disney Photo Imaging is for everyone! You will learn how to maximize the capabilities of your phone’s camera to improve your photos. Lighting adjustment, color adjustment, taking High Dynamic Range photos, time lapse, and how to edit photos are just a few of the topics on the agenda.

Handwritten Typography – Nothing is more personal than typography created by hand and at this workshop, a Walt Disney World Resort creative service manager will teach you how to draw your own hand drawn typography to create personalized gifts and cards.

Storytelling Drawings – A single drawing can tell a story – and this workshop will show you how to do it. A Disney animator will share the art of quick sketching from life. Gesture drawing of people covered in this session is a foundational practice for animators, storyboard artists, and directors.

The Epcot International Festival of the Arts runs
from January 12 through February 19, 2018!

Call 855-434-9397 to book your Walt Disney World Vacation

or request a quote online!

 

Flurry of Fun at Disney’s Hollywood Studios!

November 9, 2017

Flurry of Fun at Disney's Hollywood Studios

 

You can get wrapped up in a Flurry of Fun at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® Nov. 9 – Dec. 31, 2017 with the return of the nighttime favorite Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! and new holiday happenings around the park including:

  • Sunset Seasons Greetings – This new nighttime holiday experience features spectacular projections of Mickey, Minnie and other beloved Disney characters sharing their favorite Christmas stories as a snowy Sunset Boulevard twinkles with stunning holiday decorations. This charming scene becomes enchanted with holiday magic that brings billboards to life and transforms the famous Hollywood Tower Hotel into a giant pile of Christmas gifts, a gingerbread house and a frozen winter wonderland! A frosty summer-loving snowman might even make an appearance to share his holiday wish! The fantastic and heartwarming experience runs continuously throughout the night.
  • Enhanced holiday décor around Echo Lake – Extra-large ornaments, colorful garlands and a giant Christmas tree centered on the water will make Echo Lake the merriest of places this holiday season. Even Dinosaur Gertie will be dressed for the occasion with a dino-Santa hat.
  • A new friend joins the cast of ‘For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration’ – The holiday fun continues as Anna, Elsa and Kristoff welcome Olaf to the sing-along celebration, featuring for a limited time all-new songs from Disney’s new animated short “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure” at Hyperion Theater.

Many returning favorites will be a part of the Flurry of Fun this holiday season including:

  • Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! – The hit holiday show returns Nov. 9, 2017 sending beloved Disney animated characters on a spirited yuletide adventure to get Santa back to the North Pole in time for Christmas Eve. “Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!” combines state-of-the-art projections, fireworks, special effects and Christmas music to create a dazzling, one-of-a-kind holiday experience for Guests – capped by a special message from Santa himself.
  • Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! Dessert Party – You can wrap up your jolly holiday evening with reserved viewing of the “Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!” holiday spectacular. This dessert party includes holiday-inspired snacks, delicious desserts, wine, beer, and specialty alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages while mingling with a VIP Disney Character. This fun-filled holiday event is being offered Nov. 9-Dec. 30, 2017.
  • Minnie’s Holiday Dine at Hollywood and Vine – Meet Minnie, Mickey, Daisy, Donald and Goofy for lunch and dinner celebrations centered on seasonal deliciousness. From Nov. 6-Jan. 7, 2017, the mouse-with-the-mostest will deck the halls for a banquet filled with holiday cheer and the joy of the season!
  • Santa Claus returns to the Once Upon a Time shop Nov. 9-Dec. 24, 2017. The beautiful and vintage setting reflects the bygone days of Santa’s visits to the great department stores across the country. Santa Goofy will step in for Old Saint Nick when he returns to the North Pole Dec. 25 -31, 2017.

With new experiences, beloved characters and festive holiday treats, this holiday season is the most wonderful time of year at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

To arrange your visit to Walt Disney World Resort, call 855-434-9397

or request a quote online!

Celebrate the Holiday Season at Walt Disney World Resort!

September 16, 2017

Holidays at Disney's Hollywood Studios

 

The holiday season returns to the Walt Disney World® Resort on Nov. 9, 2017 with must-see new magic and beloved traditions. You will discover countless ways to make memories as you get wrapped up in everything from delightful décor and enchanting events to festive entertainment, sensational shopping and more.

 

This year, Holidays Around the World is transforming into the Epcot® International Festival of the Holidays. Starting earlier than ever on Nov. 19, 2017 the festival includes fifteen Holiday Marketplaces, a new scavenger hunt, fresh and returning entertainment celebrating the holidays of cultures across the globe and more. The beloved Candlelight Processional returns again this year Nov. 24 – Dec. 30, 2017 with new narrators like Matthew Bomer, CCH Pounder and Pat Sajak. Candlelight Dining packages are available again this year for those who wish to enjoy a delicious meal and priority seating at one of the shows.

 

Holidays at Magic Kingdom

 

You can get wrapped up in a Flurry of Fun at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® Nov. 9 – Dec. 31, 2017 with the return of the nighttime favorite Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! and new holiday happenings around the park. You can also catch the new Sunset Seasons Greetings where you can see Mickey, Minnie, Buzz, Woody, Olaf and more as they celebrate the season sharing stories, songs and holiday jubilee. Plus, there will be larger-than-life Christmas ornaments floating all along Echo Lake.

 

Don’t forget, you can revel in tasty treats, a holiday parade and fireworks, plus Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration stage show at Magic Kingdom® Park during Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.  (To purchase tickets, call 855-434-9397.)

 

During  the holidays at Disney Springs®, you can find everything you need to fill your wish lists (and tummy). It’s the perfect place to bask in the joy of the season and discover unique shopping, festive décor, live entertainment, and even a visit with Santa.

 

Call 855-434-9397 to book your Walt Disney World Vacation today

or request a quote online!