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The Best PhotoPass Locations at Disney this Summer

Magic Lotus flower

Going to Disney World this summer and want to immortalize your experience? Disney PhotoPass enables you to preserve those unforgettable moments and share them with your friends and family. Located at various stations inside the parks, the PhotoPass photographers are ready to capture your best moments at Disney.

This summer there are some brand new PhotoPass Services that must be done while you’re enjoying a vacation at Disney.

  • Magic Kingdom “Tangled” lantern prop : go to rapunzel tower after dark and find the PhotoPass photographer there to take a picture with a “Tangled” inspired lantern to illuminate your night.
  • Epcot Lotus blossom prop – this is one of the new photo props. Go to the China Pavilion after dark and find a PhotoPass photographer waiting for you with a lotus blossom prop that will bring out the magic of the moment.
  • Pandora The World of Avatar – the new park will also have PhotoPass photographers and many amazing locations to take beautiful pictures of you and your family during your visit to the park.
  • Magic Shot – once your photo has been taken you can visit one of the select photographers you can ask for your favorite Disney characters to be added to the picture with you such as Tinker Bell, Chip and many more.
  • Disney Springs Virtual backgrounds – If you go to Disney PhotoPass Studio you’ll be able to pose in front of your favorite Disney background! The virtual backgrounds place you right inside your favorite Disney story!

Take the time to stop at one of those PhotoPass photographers to make your Disney experience with your family truly memorable! Once you picture has been taken you can choose to download it, print it and share it with your loved ones!

Cool-off this Summer with the ‘Frozen Summer Games’

Frozen Summer Games

If you want to cool off during hot summer days, then Disney’s Blizzard Beach water park is the place to be! This melted-down one-time ski resort has transformed into a refreshing and thrilling water park, and is hosting for the second year in a row the Frozen Summer Games!

This is a Frozen-themed event where you will be able to join either Team Olaf or Team Kristoff for many refreshing family fun activities! You and your whole family will be able to part-take in Ice Pail Relays, Snowball Toss, Sky Pole Limbo, and many side races!! If you and your kids are feeling crafty, you will be able to join art and craft project tables, as well as games while a family friendly DJ will set the tone for the whole day!

Brand new to this year’s Frozen Summer Games is the possibility to meet Olaf and Kristoff in person, and take memorable pictures with both characters! This will be the only place in the whole of Disney World Resort where you will be able to greet Arendelle’s ice harvesters!

This is a limited time event that only takes place at Disney’s Blizzard Beach between May 26th and August 13th, 2017! What’s even better is that there is absolutely no cost to participate to this competition as it is included in your park’s ticket price.

‘The Music of Pixar Live’ A Symphony Coming to Disney World

The Music of Pixar Live!

Disney World is bringing an extraordinary event this week to Disney World Orlando: a symphony! 

If you love Pixar movies, then this is for you! Starting on May 26th, Disney will showcase the best-loved music from Pixar movies, such as Finding Nemo, Cars, Monsters Inc. etc., and will be performed by a live orchestra at Disney Hollywood Studio’s park! The concert will take place at the Theater of the Stars and will be presented three times per evening. Music from “Toy Story” to “Car 3” will be presented during the concert, taking you and your family on a magical culture ride! The show will start after the tradition “The Beauty and the Beast Live on Stage” and you will get the chance to see a few of your favorite characters like Woody, Jessie, or the Incredibles!! 

The show lasts about 45 minutes and you need a valid entry park ticket to enter the venue! Early arrival is recommended as seatings fill up quickly!!

To make your experience even more magical, Disney has introduced The Music of Pixar Live! Dining Package. With this package, guests will be able to enjoy the concert three times a night as a seat will be reserved for each Dining Package booked, and a meal at one of three amazing restaurants at Disney Hollywood Studio:

  • Hollywood & Vine
  • Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano
  • The Hollywood Brown Derby

Each Dining Package includes appetisers, entrée, dessert or a full buffet where applicable as well as non alcoholic drinks! Children get a reduced fee so you can enjoy a wonderful evening with the whole family!

 

Live the Star Wars Adventure at Disney

New Star Wars themed land in Disney Hollywood studio

Are you a fan of the Star Wars saga? Have you always dreamed of meeting Chewbacca? Visit the Millenium Flacon spaceship? 2019 will give the chance to realize your dream!! First of all, Walt Disney World is working on a Star Wars land themed park opening in 2019 set at Disney Hollywood studios in which you will be able to immerse yourself in the world of Star Wars!! However, there are rumored plans that the world’s first official Star Wars themed hotel could be opening in the new Star Wars land too!

The hotel would give a complete immersive experience to guests over the course of two days. Indeed, guests would be able to take part in a two day narrative as the story unfolds over the course of their stay. Star Wars characters would roam around the hotel corridors and public area, therefore giving guests the chance to meet and interact with them. If you are the kind to get engaged into the storyline and want to immerse yourself in the Star Wars universe, various programs would be available for you to experience such as, lightsaber training, flight training, or ship exploration! Moreover, if you want to feel like one of the Star Wars characters, you would be able to engage in personalized secret missions both in the hotel and the Star Wars themed park!!

The hotel would include great amenities such as swimming pool, fitness center, water park and even robotic droid butlers!! All the meals during your two days stay would be included, buffet breakfasts, one lunch and dinners. The check-ins and check-outs would have set dates to ensure that all guests follow the same storyline at the same time!!

Disney has yet to confirm or deny the plans for this new attraction, but one thing is certain, the new Star Wars themed land is set to open in 2019 at Disney Hollywood Studios with or without this incredible hotel, so book your holidays in advance to enjoy this brand new world!!

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Disney fireworks

From November 07 to December 22, 2016, come and celebrate Christmas with Mickey’s own special party! Starting at 7pm up until midnight, you can marvel at the beautiful Christmas decorations, enjoy world-class performances, and get wrapped in a warm and wonderful festive feeling that is sure to make this holiday a truly unforgettable adventure for your whole family!

With Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, you can enjoy up to eight different special celebrations:

Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmastime Parade: you can have the chance to watch this special Christmas parade and spot your favorite Disney characters: Mickey, Minnie Mouse, Winnie the Pooh, and many more. Take the time to look for the special guest of honor, Santa Claus and cheer with the merry crowd for this special occasion.
Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration: this is a brand new stage show filled with music, dancing, and merry laughters which will not leave you family indifferent!
A Frozen Holiday wish: an incredible performance straight out of the Disney movie, Frozen! Have your breath taken away by this magical story and cheer for the two winter princesses!
Character Greetings: Make these moments last by taking pictures with the most famous Disney characters as you walk through the park!
Holiday Wishes: a stunning fireworks show to illuminate your night! Be sure to make a wish while you watch the colorful explosions in the sky and make a wish, as nothing is impossible at Disney Orlando!
Delicious Treats: taste and enjoy delicious Christmas treats and drink an indulgent hot chocolate. What a better way to indulge in the Christmas spirit?
A Magical Snowfall: Christmas without snow is not really Christmas. Hence, observe the snow falling from the sky on Main Street, U.S.A.
Cinderella Castle: have your breath taken away by the beautiful special Christmas illuminations of Cinderella Castle! Let the magic of the place transport you as the castle twinkles in the clear Christmas night!

You will be sure to have an extraordinary family time, and leave with unforgettable Christmas memories!