Tag Archives: Christmas

Christmas at Fort Wilderness

I’ve been sharing with you all season some of my favorite places to visit to check out the holiday decor.  Well, this next one is a hidden gem that not many people know about.  It’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground. So since we are local, we like to visit all the resorts and see the holiday decor.  Fort Wilderness is my all time favorite place to go.  We will be going out of town for Christmas Continue Reading

Epcot International Festival of the Holidays Food Tasting

Our annual TMSM Meetup was held at Epcot during the Festival of the Holidays and was the perfect opportunity to taste some of the great holiday offerings from around the world.  So myself and fellow staffer Corey Tucker, and our families, set out to sample as much as we could while everyone in the meetup was doing the big scavenger hunt. First up was Canada and the Yukon Holiday Kitchen.  We all got the Seared S Continue Reading

Holiday Monorail Crawl

Who doesn’t love Walt Disney World during the holidays?  Disney always does an amazing job of decorating for the holidays. Each resort and park has their own theme and it’s so fun to see what they come up with for the holidays. Earlier in the season I wrote a blog about practicing patience in the parks this holiday season. Sometimes we need to take a break from the parks and do something different to get away Continue Reading

Holiday Decor at Wilderness Lodge

One of my favorite things to do during the holidays is to head over to the different resorts and check out the holiday decor.  Wilderness Lodge has one of the most beautiful Christmas trees.  It is just so grand and the atmosphere of the resort just makes you feel like you are somewhere up North. Sometimes you can park at the resort and let them know that you are just coming to look at the holiday decor, but when Continue Reading

Holiday Decor at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

As I’ve said before, one of my favorite things to do during the holidays at Walt Disney World is to resort hop to see all the beautiful holiday decorations.  Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa is one of my favorites. Stepping into the resort, it’s absolutely stunning. So elegant.  When you walk in you see the grand Christmas tree front and center in the main lobby. The Victorian style tre Continue Reading

Holiday Decor at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

This past weekend we hopped on the monorail to visit some of the resorts and check out the holiday decor.  Sometimes people are looking for something cheap and fun to do while visiting Walt Disney World.  Visiting the resorts to see the holiday decor is a top on my family’s list.  Yes we are local, but when family comes to visit and they aren’t quite into the parks as much as we are, visiting the res Continue Reading

Disney’s 3 Versions of A Christmas Carol

Photo Courtesy of IMDB Since publication in 1843, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol has been adapted for film and television countless times incountless different ways. From musical interpretations to animation and modern-day versions, watching their favorites of this beloved Christmas tale is a must for millions around the world each year. Disney is no stranger to Dickens’ classic story, having made three ver Continue Reading

Holiday festivities and Santa return to the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort

Santa and Mrs. Claus return for their annual vacation, bringing holiday décor and festivities throughout the season Santa, Mrs. Claus and their elf, Kandy Kane, return for their annual holiday vacation to the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, Santa’s favorite resort, as part of the resort’s 2018 holiday season celebration. In addition to the meet and greets with the North Pole visitors in their vacati Continue Reading

Christmas “Site” Seeing at Fort Wilderness

Every year, Disney finds new ways to bring the Christmas spirit to guests. From adding new experiences to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party to magical decor at each park and resort, there’s no better time to visit Walt Disney World or Disneyland than Christmas. It’s fun to see how each resort decorates and celebrates the holiday in a different way. Everybody knows about the beautiful gingerbread houses at t Continue Reading

The Great Debate – Is The Nightmare Before Christmas a Halloween or Christmas Movie?

Happy Thursday Main Streeters! It seems we have skipped over Thanksgiving, and gone straight into Christmas mode. Personally, I’m not ready to let go of the Halloween season, who am I kidding, Halloween is every day for me. Like so many others who decorated for Halloween, much of my décor is Nightmare before Christmas themed, and a week into November, it’s still all up. After all, Jack Skellington is the Pumpk Continue Reading

Everything You Need to Know About Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom Park

From Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Editorial Content Manager, Walt Disney World Resort Are you planning a visit to Walt Disney World Resort for the holidays? Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom Park is an absolute must-do event during the holiday season. This in-park party celebrates the season with lovely decor, glittering holiday lights, special photo opportunities, snow on Main Street, U.S.A., Continue Reading