Special Events

The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights Ends This Year

After twenty years of holiday magic, this will be the last year that The Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights will appear at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. There will be two options to help you celebrate this final year: The Merry…

Wild Africa Trek at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The Wild Africa Trek at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is an amazing adventure.  It may not be suited for everyone, but if you’re up for heights, rough terrain, good food and a lot of animal sightings, the Wild Africa Trek might…

Ordering Celebration Cakes for Your Disney Vacation

Many of us choose to celebrate something while on a Disney vacation.  What better place to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or just celebrate life than a Disney Park or Disney Cruise vacation?  Our family thinks we can’t celebrate anything without…

Spring has Sprung at the 2015 International Flower and Garden Festival!

  The International Flower and Garden Festival is truly one of my favorite times of the year! I love all of the creativity and imagination used to transform Epcot into a Spring lovers paradise! This year’s festival will not disappoint…

2015 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

  In 2015, Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party will be held on 25 nights throughout the months of September, October and November. During these specially-ticketed events the Magic Kingdom comes alive with holiday decorations, special entertainment and tons of fun! MNSSHP is…

Disney announces plans for the “Coolest Summer Ever”

This past week, Walt Disney World Resorts announced their kick off plans for the “Coolest Summer Ever”. Beginning with a special event on May 22-23, Disney guests will enjoy 24 hours of non-stop fun at the Magic Kingdom. From 6…

Christmas at Belle’s Cottage

Enchanted Tales with Belle in Fantasyland is a new favorite of mine. Even though it is a story as old as time, it never disappoints! I especially love the way so many characters (aka guests) are able to participate in recreating…

Christmas at the Magic Kingdom

 The Magic Kingdom is a marvelous place to be during the holiday season!  Have you visited the Magic Kingdom during the Christmas season? PirateMomPenny enjoys helping others plan their Disney vacations (click to find out how she can help your family) and writing about…

Jingle Cruise all the way!

The Jingle Cruise Expedition (aka The Jungle Cruise) is located in Adventureland at the Magic Kingdom. The homemade Christmas decorations are a fun twist on our favorite tongue in cheek river boat tour.  The skippers spruce up their renamed vessels and…

What time of year should I travel to visit the parks?

Florida is a very popular holiday destination for US visitors and people from all over the world, especially the UK. No matter what time of year you visit, there is usually something extra to look forward to. Many people are…