May the Mouse Be With You

©Disney

The Power of the Force and the Magic of Disney combine for a “Star Wars” fan-fest like no other, this year for five consecutive weekends (every Friday, Saturday and Sunday) from May 16-June 15, 2014 for the park’s annual Star Wars Weeks at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®.  With the largest gathering of official “Star Wars” characters it is always a highlight of the event, as even Mickey and Minnie Mouse get into the fun, dressing like their favorite “Star Wars” characters, a Jedi Knight and Princess Leia.  This year’s event features “Star Wars” parades, celebrity appearances, live entertainment, limited-edition merchandise releases, behind-the-scenes presentations and special editions of Jedi Training Academy.

You will enjoy a galactic event jam-packed with out-of-this-universe entertainment and your favorite Disney’s Hollywood Studios® attractions.  More than 60 characters from the Star Wars saga appear in the theme park, and each evening will end with “Symphony in the Stars,” a special pyrotechnics salute to the films.

Continue reading “May the Mouse Be With You” »

Posted in Downtown Disney | Leave a comment

Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade Pours on the Whimsy

©Disney

A fire-breathing dragon… a pirate ship with smoking cannons… and sassy Bubble Girls with cotton-candy hair. Classic Disney fantasies are soaring to new heights as an all-new parade hits the streets of the Magic Kingdom® Park at the Walt Disney World® Resort.

Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade is the first of a new generation of parades for Disney Parks, featuring never-before-used technology on eye-popping floats adorned with Disney characters from more than a dozen fairytales.

Set to an all-new musical score, the dazzling parade floats soar up to three stories tall with nearly 100 spirited performers wearing dramatic costumes crafted at 10 different design houses across the country.

Continue reading “Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade Pours on the Whimsy” »

Posted in Downtown Disney | Leave a comment

Fun Is In Bloom at the 2014 Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival

©Disney

Discover dazzling gardens, high-energy entertainment and family fun at the 2014 Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival. This spectacular springtime event returns to the Walt Disney World® Resort March 5 – May 18, 2014 with special experiences for every age and interest.

Delight in enchanting topiaries featuring favorite Disney Characters in displays that celebrate spring. As you enter Epcot, you are greeted by a spectacular topiary display showcasing Goofy, Donald Duck, and Daisy Duck as they set off on a butterfly hunt. And, don’t miss other Disney Character topiary displays throughout the park, including Mickey Mouse, Pumbaa, Timon, Peter Pan, Captain Hook and more!

Continue reading “Fun Is In Bloom at the 2014 Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival” »

Posted in Downtown Disney | Leave a comment