Category Archives: Christmas

“Happily Ever After” Christmas Lights Display!

“Happily Ever After” Christmas Lights Display! 1 Tis the season for Christmas lights and holiday cheer! A friend shared this amazing video with me and I wanted to pass it along to you. A house in El Paso Texas is filled with Disney magic with a lights display set to the soundtrack of Happily Ever After. Yes, the fireworks show at the Magic Kingdom! It’s on a YouTube channel called allnamestaken804 and was uploaded today. Take a look at this magical production f Continue Reading

We’re on Good Morning America!

We're on Good Morning America! 2 Every year I get SO excited to do our family’s Christmas card. In the last two years, they have been featured on  Good Morning America.com  and I cannot be any more thrilled to share it with you. Merry Christmas from our family to yours! XO Cindy Simmons Here’s the whole article from Good Morning America.com 2020 might be just around the corner, but one Florida family is throwing it back to 1980 fo Continue Reading

The Star Wars Holiday Special

The Star Wars Holiday Special 13 In 1977, the world was introduced to the Star Wars Universe and the characters who would forever become a part of pop culture. People all over would side with their favorite hero or villain, wish they were a pilot flying one of the awesome ships or want to get their hands on one of the lightsabers to duel with someone. A year and a half later, on November 17, 1978, the shows Wonder Woman and The Incredible Hulk wer Continue Reading

Top Five Ways to Making the Holidays Special at Disney

Top Five Ways to Making the Holidays Special at Disney 20 Good Evening Main Streeters! I hope your week was great.  This year is coming to a close and with that, we are up to the week before Christmas. Can you even believe it? I know I can’t I am not finished shopping yet but it’s getting done!  Before I lived here in Florida, a long time ago when I was in high school, we actually came to Disney for Christmas and New Year’s, my family and I.  I remember that we h Continue Reading

An Unapologetic Fan’s View of Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

An Unapologetic Fan’s View of Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party 28 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is one of those special ticketed events held at the Magic Kingdom each holiday season. As a fan of Disney and the Christmas season, this is a must-attend event for me. Allow me, if you will, to take you inside this party and a taste of the holiday season. The party is held on select nights from 7 pm-midnight. We recently attended on a Friday night and were surprised at how unc Continue Reading

Frozen Hot Chocolate Martini (and more) at the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays! #epcotholidays

Frozen Hot Chocolate Martini (and more) at the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays! #epcotholidays 35 This weekend, Epcot kicked off their International Festival of the Holidays, which runs through December 30th. This yearly event has become a fan favorite and offers up some amazing holiday fun including special food and drinks, merchandise, entertainment and more. We went to Epcot last night to watch the Candlelight Processional narrated by Ming-Na Wen, but also walked around World Showcase looking for some the ne Continue Reading

The Holiday Cookie Stroll at Epcot’s International Festival of the Holidays!

The Holiday Cookie Stroll at Epcot’s International Festival of the Holidays! 40 This weekend kicks off the 2019 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays. This holiday fan favorite event gives guests that extra bit of magic for the Christmas season including the Candlelight Processional, special food offerings, festival merchandise, and so much more. As for special food or snacks, let’s talk about the Holiday Cookie Stroll around World Showcase!  What exactly is the Cookie Stroll? Here Continue Reading

Disney’s Candlelight Processional #epcotholidays

Disney’s Candlelight Processional #epcotholidays 48 One of our favorite Christmas traditions is attending Disney’s Candlelight Processional in Epcot. If you are not familiar with this show it is the telling of the Christmas Story by a celebrity narrator while accompanied by an orchestra and a choir. The musicians are top-notch. The choir is made up of local school choruses and cast members. Being part of this show is not just something you sign up for but are audi Continue Reading

Top Five Disney Christmas Activities

Top Five Disney Christmas Activities 49 Good Evening Main Streeters, I hope you are having a great week.  It’s almost Thanksgiving and Christmas is just around the corner.  I don’t know about you guys but I am so excited for the holiday season!  The decorations and traditions are my favorite part.  Since we live here just minutes from the happiest place on Earth, many of our traditions involve Disney in some way.  So I thought I would sh Continue Reading

Epcot International Festival of the Holidays 2019! Get the Scoop Below!

Epcot International Festival of the Holidays 2019! Get the Scoop Below! 55 Each holiday season at the Walt Disney World Resort, there are so many magical options for families to enjoy and get into the Christmas spirit together.  All four theme parks have holiday offerings this time around, but the one I want to focus on today is Epcot’s Festival of the Holidays.  This festival has become a fan favorite, and last night I was able to attend a preview of what this years event has to Continue Reading

#FeelGoodFriday: Holiday Snowflakes at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Making a Big Impact

#FeelGoodFriday: Holiday Snowflakes at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Making a Big Impact 65 From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Thomas Smith The holidays are a very merry time of year at Walt Disney World Resort, and this year is no different with the stunning holiday decorations at Disney’s Animal Kingdom featuring an extra special touch of magic this year. The beautiful, white snowflakes woven into garland hanging on the shops and buildings in Discovery Island were handmade by artisans Continue Reading
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