Category Archives: Holiday

Fort Wilderness Beach Dessert Party

If you will be at Walt Disney World for New Years Eve and don’t want to fight the crowds in the parks, Disney has an alternative that is a little more low key. Happening at Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground this year, guests can ring in the new year at a private bash on Clementine’s Beach! The party will be held on New Years Eve from 10 pm – 12:30 am at Clementine’s Beach, located behind Continue Reading

Sheik or Shriek Pumpkin Topiary – Easy DIY Project

Happy Thursday Main Streeters. With less than a week until All Hallows Eve, it’s still not too late to decorate for the festivities. Today, I’m going to share with you an easy DIY project with a Disney twist that you can use to decorate your home for Halloween and even keep up through the Thanksgiving holiday. You’ll need a few things to build your topiary: Foam Pumpkins of various sizes (large, medium, smal Continue Reading

13 Fun Facts About The Nightmare Before Christmas

Halloween or Christmas? That’s always the debate surrounding The Nightmare Before Christmas. Since we are on the cusp of both holidays, let’s learn more about one of our favorite Hallowistmas movie! Much to the surprise of fans, The Nightmare Before Christmas wasn’t actually directed by Tim Burton, who was busy on the set of Batman Returns. Henry Selick, a colleague of Burton, directed the movie Continue Reading

Guests Get Into the Spirit of International Talk Like A Pirate Day

From Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Editorial Content Manager, Walt Disney World Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Today – Wednesday, September 19 – is International Talk Like A Pirate Day and to celebrate, our cameras headed out to the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction here at Walt Disney World Resort to capture guests getting into the scallywag spirit. Check out the video to hear guests share their be Continue Reading

St. Patrick’s Day Specials at Vivoli in Disney Springs

Paint the Town Green at Disney Springs with these St. Patrick’s Day Specials from  Vivoli il Gelato. These hand-crafted desserts are definitely festive, but there is no luck involved in their creation; all it takes are Vivoli’s fresh and seasonal ingredients to make these limited time treats so magically delicious. Leprechaun Milkshake – Drink me, I’m Irish. Move over lucky charms, the dess Continue Reading

Disney Love Is In The Air

Happy Thursday Main Streeters! Now that the Rock the Dots festivities for Minnie Mouse has wrapped up, the next big celebration Disney is gearing up for is Valentine’s Day. In mid January, I was recently in the parks to celebrate my birthday, and the Valentine’s merchandise was already starting to roll out. If you want to get a jump on shopping for your darling, you can find commemorative pins at the parks and Continue Reading

Holiday Gifting – Disney Springs Style

The holidays typically welcome the acts of giving and receiving gifts. Disney Springs has become the mecca of holiday shopping this year. Judging from their insane black Friday deals on merch the Springs is the place to go if you are looking for the perfect holiday treat, and surprisingly it’s not all Disney merch. I scoured the interwebs to find out what wonderful gifts you can find to stuff stockings or wrap an Continue Reading

Elsa & Anna Reunite for the Season!

Disney’s favorite sisters are back for the holiday season! Well, their voices are at least. Kristen Bell, the voice of Anna, and Idina Menzel, who voiced Elsa, are reuniting and will perform for the first time together on primetime TV during Disney’s “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration” that airs on November 30th. The song they will sing, “When We’re Together” is from “Olaf Continue Reading

Stitch Is Back

Stitch lovers rejoice! Disney has confirmed that Stitch’s Great Escape will reopen. Well, for the holiday season at least. Beginning December 23, 2017, the attraction will be open from 10am – 6pm until January 6, 2018. Rumor has it that this may be the final showing for the attraction and that it will permanently close after this two-week run. The attraction has been in place since November 16, 2004 when it rep Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Fare at The Walt Disney World Resort

Heading to Disney Parks this Thanksgiving? No need to skip the turkey dinner this year as many of Disney Parks restaurants are serving up a spread of holiday cheer with all the fixings. See the roundup below for a cornucopia of thankful flavors: If you’re traveling to the Valley of Mo’ara at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, you’ll find that the Na’vi have created their own version of a traditional Thanksgiving me Continue Reading

Gatorland Offers Veterans and Military Free Admission Nov. 11-30 #gatorlandisawesome

Happy Veteran’s Day From Gatorland Park Honors Veterans, Active And Retired Military With Free Admission Nov. 11-30 In honor of Veteran’s Day on Saturday, Nov. 11, Gatorland®, the “Alligator Capital of the World,” is offering free admission from Nov. 11 to 30, 2017 for all veterans, active and retired military personnel with ID presented at the admission gate, plus 20 percent off for up t Continue Reading