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Wishes Dessert Party

Wishes Dessert Party

Magic Kingdom The Wishes Dessert Party consists of a self-service dessert buffet located at the Tomorrowland Terrace in the Magic Kingdom. The buffet includes sweets, beverages and of course exclusive viewing of Wishes, the nightly fireworks show. You do need to purchase tickets ahead of time for this event. Only 50 tickets sold each night. This would be a fantastic way to meet up with a large family or group. Keep in mind that there is no seating for this event. You stand to view the…

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Star Wars Weekends

Star Wars Weekends

Disney Hollywood Studios (discontinued) Star Wars Weekends is a special event that takes place every June (since 1997) at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida. Over thirty years since its creation, the Star Wars movies are still among the most popular of all time. Star Wars fans from around the world gather each year for the festivities at the Studios. As a guest during these special weekends, you can experience the power of the Force as you meet over 50 characters and celebrities…

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Sounds Like Summer

Sounds Like Summer

Sounds Like Summer Concert Series EPCOT   The 2010 Sounds Like Summer Concert Series at Disney World’s Epcot will take place from June 12th to July 31st. (see schedule of performers below) The annual concert series features tribute bands playing the greatest hits of legendary musical artists and bands. All shows take place at the America Gardens Theatre which is a part of the American Adventure Pavilion in Epcot. The concert series is free with paid admission to the park. Showtimes are scheduled…

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Pirate and Princess Party

Pirate and Princess Party

(these parties were discontinued in 2008) “At the Disney Pirate and Princess Party, you can become a pirate or princess in the place where dreams come true. Grab your adventure map and treasure pouch as you embark on a quest for treasure throughout the Magic Kingdom. Immerse yourself in pirate coves and princess courts. Be dazzled by Disney’s Enchanted Adventures Parade. Experience the Magic, Music, and Mayhem Fireworks spectacular. If you wish, you can even come to the party dressed in your favorite pirate…

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Osborne Family Lights

Osborne Family Lights

Disney Hollywood Studios (discontinued) The Osborne Family Lights is a spectacular display of Christmas lights shown each year at Disney Hollywood Studios theme park. They are located on the Streets of America and can be viewed each night during the Holiday season. The lights were once the yearly decorations used by the Osborne family to decorate their Arkansas home for Christmas! Over the years, their holiday lights display grew so large and attracted so many visitors and traffic, that neighbors took legal action to make them…

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MVMCP

MVMCP

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party MVMCP – Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is a truly magical opportunity to experience. The Magic Kingdom at Disney World is transformed into a holiday retreat – complete with falling snow and complimentary cookies and hot chocolate! The entire park is decked out in traditional holiday decoration. The party is suitable and highly recommended for all ages. There are many special things that happen during this party that you won’t experience on a normal day at the Magic…

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MNSSHP

MNSSHP

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party MNSSHP – Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party is a wonderful and unique opportunity to experience the Magic Kingdom at Disney World in a different light. The entire park is transformed into a spooky, but not so scary Halloween party suitable for all ages. That’s us in the picture on the right – my kids dressed up as Huey,Dewey, and Louie! There are many special things that happen during this party that you won’t experience on a normal day at the…

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Food and Wine Festival

Food and Wine Festival

EPCOT   The 2012 International Food and Wine Festival at Disney World’s Epcot will take place from September 30th to November 13th. The annual festival features specialty food items, culinary events, sophisticated parties and live musical entertainment. The F&W Festival is probably the most popular annual special event at Disney World. Throughout the World Showcase Promenade there are special food booths where you have the opportunity to try different types of cuisine from all around the world. In addition to the wonderful culinary samplings, there…

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Flower and Garden Festival

Flower and Garden Festival

EPCOT   The 2013 International Flower and Garden Festival at Disney World’s Epcot will take place from March 6th to May 19th. The 2013 season marks the 20th year for this annual festival which features gorgeous displays of roses, wildflowers, world-class horticultural displays, and of course fantastic topiary statues of your favorite Disney characters. The Flower & Garden Festival is one of the most popular annual special events at Disney World. Main features of the festival: Flower Power Concert Series – featuring live performance from popular artists from the…

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Candlelight Processional

Candlelight Processional

EPCOT The Candlelight Processional is a Disney tradition that began in Disneyland in 1954. But what exactly is the Candlelight Processional? Well, it is live retelling of the Christmas story by a celebrity narrator accompanied by a 51-piece orchestra and mass choir. Each evening during the holiday season, nearly 400 performers fill the stage to create this mainstay of Disney’s holiday festivities. The orchestra consists of 51 professional musicians from the central Florida area. The choir members dressed in gold represent high school groups from 30 states. A total of 21,000 amateur vocalists participate in this…

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