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[22 Mar 2016 | No Comment | ]
New After Hours Experience Announced for Magic Kingdom

The Magic Kingdom is hosting a brand-new after hours experience on select nights in April and May.
The Disney After Hours is scheduled for April 28 and May 5 from 10 p.m. until 1 a.m., and on April 14, 21, and May 8, 12, and 19 from 11 p.m.  until 2 a.m.
This after hours event will give guests a chance to enjoy select Magic Kingdom attractions including Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Peter Pan’s Flight, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, and more.
Also included in the event are character meet-and-greets, ice cream novelties, and …

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[8 Apr 2015 | One Comment | ]
Tickets on Sale Now for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

This fall is full of special events for guests at the Magic Kingdom with Mickeys’ Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. And tickets for both events went on sale today.
Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is planned for 25 nights this fall: September 15, 18, 20, 22, 25, 27; October 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16, 18, 20, 22, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31; and November 1.
Advance tickets for September 15, 18, 20, 22, 25, 27; and October 1 are $68 plus tax for adults; …

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[18 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
20th Annual International Flower and Garden Festival Underway at Epcot

Gardeners and Foodies alike have plenty to smile about, as the 20th Annual International Flower and Garden Festival got underway recently. Last weekend, I had the opportunity to visit the Festival and take in all the sights, sounds, and yes, flavors of the 2013 event. There’s plenty to show you, so let’s get going!
Introducing Garden Marketplaces!
While there are always new and interesting things to anticipate every year at the Festival, 2013 is an even bigger deal. Epcot leadership wanted to do something big to mark the twentieth anniversary, and they …

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[14 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Horse and Headless Horseman Take a Tumble at Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

What’s more frightening than a Headless Horsemen on a fierce mount?  When horse and rider unexpectedly take a fall.  That’s exactly what happened during a recent performance at the popular after hours fall event, Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party.
The Orlando Sentinel reports that the spill took place on the evening of Monday, October 8, while the cast member, dressed as the Headless Horsemen from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, rode his galloping horse through the route to signal the beginning of the parade.  As part of a much-loved event, guests …

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[3 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Tickets for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween and Very Merry Christmas Events at Walt Disney World Now on Sale

The dates for two of Walt Disney World’s most popular after-hours events have been announced for this fall and tickets are now on sale.  Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, both held at Magic Kingdom, are events that celebrate fun fall and winter holidays, and are suitable for the entire family.
If you are planning a visit to Walt Disney World during the September-December timeframe, and plan to attend either Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party, or Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, you’ll have the …

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[10 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Grad Nite to Be Discontinued After 2011

Disney announced today via the Disney Parks Blog that the tradition of Grad Nite will be discontinued at Walt Disney World parks after 2011.  Grad Nites will continue to take place at Disneyland Resort in California, however.
The company states that it’s ending the longstanding tradition due to the increased number of guests who visit in the spring months of April and May, which presents a challenge in scheduling special events.  In addition, more students are visiting Walt Disney World as part of their senior class trip, while others travel to …

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[20 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
Disney Announces Grad Nite Dates for Disneyland, Walt Disney World

2011 High School Graduates:  mark your calendars!  In a tradition that spans 50 years at Disneyland Resort, and 40 years at Walt Disney World, Disney has announced the following dates for 2011 Grad Nites:
Disneyland Resort Dates:
May 12
May 19
May 26
June 2
June 8
June 9
June 16
Walt Disney World Resort Dates:
April 29
April 30
May 6
May 7
Parties at both resorts will feature themed dance parties, special fireworks, and of course, all of your favorite Disney attractions.  What a terrific way to celebrate this major milestone!  To stay up with all the news about the upcoming events, …

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[14 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
Special Star Wars “Last Flight to Endor” Party Coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

On Saturday, August 14th Disney will be holding a special event to commemorate the closing of “Star Tours” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World. Even though “Star Tours 2.0” is set to open in 2011, as a re-imagineered attraction, many fans are sad to see the popular original go. A limited number of tickets will be available for the “Last Flight to Endor” party which takes place after park hours, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.
“Last Flight to Endor” attendees will be invited to enjoy specially-themed intergalactic party …