Theme Park Local Blog

Theme Park Local Blog

Evening Stroll at Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort

  Sometimes we feel the need to get out in the evening but for whatever reason we do not want to head to one of Walt Disney World's theme parks.  We need a little Disney magic but not too much. ...
Walt Disney World vs Universal Orlando

Walt Disney World vs Universal Studios Orlando, Direct Competition or Mutual Respect?

Much has been stated about the pressure that Walt Disney World is feeling to compete with Universal Orlando and the upcoming opening of Diagon Alley.  Many think that the Disney Company is trying to come up with new ideas...

Spring Concerts: Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and More

We have entered perhaps my favorite time of the year in Central Florida!  This is a season full of beautiful weather, low crowds, and my favorite, concerts at the theme parks.  These concerts are typically included with the price...
disney hollywood studios 25th anniversary ceramiony

Disney’s Hollywood Studios 25 Years of Memories

On May 1, 2014 Disney’s Hollywood Studios celebrated their 25th Anniversary.  A rededication ceremony was held as well as a special parade, dance party and fireworks display. Cast Members distributed special 25th Anniversary buttons to guests as they entered the park...
scales

Balancing Responsibility with Theme Park Fun

As a local we are faced with a very difficult challenge on a daily basis: How to balance responsibilities of everyday life with time at the theme parks. Since we have moved to Central Florida we have gone through growing pains...

Remembering Mickey’s Toontown Fair

Where Story Book Circus sits today, in Magic Kingdom, had been home to many different incarnations of what was finally Mickey's Toontown Fair. This area was home to Mickey and Minnie's summer homes, Donald Duck's boat, Pete's Garage (restrooms)...

Sea World’s Halloween Spooktacular

For the second year in a row we attended the Halloween Spooktacular at Sea World Orlando.  This event is held during the weekends in October.  Sea World's Halloween Spooktacular is not a hard ticket event, any guest with admission to...
perfect disney day

Perfect Disney Day

The great thing about the Walt Disney World Resort is that there is so much to offer everyone.  If you we were to ask 10 people what their idea of the perfect day at Walt Disney World would be...

Meet and Greets at Walt Disney World

Character meet and greets at Walt Disney World can make for some of the most magical moments of your vacation. I'm not just talking about for the kids. You would be surprised how much everyone in the family enjoys...

Reaction to Change at Walt Disney World

  As Disney fans we are highly critical of many decisions that are made that might change the place that we hold so dear, Walt Disney World.  We react and overreact to announcements of change as if it were a...

In Case You Missed It

James Earl Jones and Donald Glover Join The Voice Cast In...

This news personally makes me very happy.  I have heard talk of a live action remake of Disney's "The Lion King", and now we...