Monthly Archives: December 2015

REVIEW: The Rose & Crown Dining Room is a Great Way to Try Classic British Food

DSCN8289A few weeks ago, we dined at The Rose & Crown Dining Room before seeing The Candlelight Processional.  You read read about our experience for that here.  For the event, we decided to use the dining package which gave us reserved seats, but one of the better things about the package is you get to eat a three course meal for a flat rate.  At $57 per person, we were able to receive reserved seats for a Candlelight Processional show and dine at the Rose & Crown with the ability to choose anything on the menu and not worry about cost.  This gave is a wonderful chance to sample quite a bit at the restaurant, which we had never dined at before.  And I have to say, after eating there, we will definitely be returning!  Read the rest of this entry

Neil Patrick Harris Returns for the Candlelight Processional

DSCN8300Every year for the Christmas season, Epcot hosts their annual Candle Light Processional for Guests in the American pavilion.  If you’re unfamiliar with what Candlelight is, then I highly suggest you check it out.  It is a live telling of the birth of Christ complete with a full orchestra and chorus.  The story is told by a celebrity narrator who is changed out every few days.  Each year, Disney will bring in a few new celebrities to read, but we also see ones return year after year, two examples being Whoopi Goldberg and the incredibly popular Neil Patrick Harris!

This was my second time attending the Candlelight Processional and definitely won’t be my last.  For this year, we decided to get the dinner package which I highly recommend!  You book a dinner reservation in Read the rest of this entry

Star Wars Launch Bay Opens at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

DSCN8086On December 1st, Walt Disney World opened its brand new Star Wars Launch Bay at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.  Located in Animation Courtyard within the old The Magic of Disney Animation building, which closed back in July to be remodeled for this new attraction, the Star Wars Launch Bay offers Guests a way to explore and learn more about the Star Read the rest of this entry

Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon Coming to Universal Studios Florida in 2017

Twister: Ride It Out closed its doors a month and a half ago to make way for a brand new attraction coming to Universal Studios Florida in 2017.  Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon.  Wow, what a name that is!

Inspired by the “celebrity races” segments on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, the new attraction will be a 3D, Soarin’ type ride where, Read the rest of this entry

Breaking: All Three Major Theme Park Chains Add Metal Detectors

As if Disney, Universal, and SeaWorld all sat down in a meeting together to discuss new safety measures for their parks, today, all three major chains added metal detectors outside the entrances of their parks for the busy holiday season.  The security add-ons, which are being received with mixed opinions among fans and Guests, are in response to the recent terrorist attacks and major rise in gun violence across the world.  Read the rest of this entry

Club Disney Opens and Brings Another Dance Party for Guests

DSCN8063On December 1st, same day as the opening of the Star Wars Launch Bay, a new dance party also opened for Guests.  Located down Sunset Blvd right next to Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster, Disney built a brand new building named the Sunset Showcase.  Much speculation was afoot when the new structure was announced, such as a new show, or a new venue to replace the Premiere Theater during future construction.  Disney soon put all of the rumors to rest and announced the Sunset Showcase would hold a simple dance party, and then later Club Read the rest of this entry

Christmas at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

It’s halfway through December and just ten days until Christmas, but I’ve finally gotten a chance to post about the Christmas decorations at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.  Studios doesn’t do nearly as much as the Magic Kingdom or Epcot, but it is still very fun to look at!

As you enter the park, you are greeted with a giant Christmas Tree!  Each Read the rest of this entry

New Sweet Shop is Coming to Diagon Alley

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Photo credit to Screamscape.com

It appears that Diagon Alley will soon be home to a new sweet shop called Sugarplum’s.  From the photo published on screamscape.com, it looks as though the new shop has taken the place of the Shutterbutton shop, which was located behind and connected to the Weasleys’ Wizarding Wheezes shop.  Shutterbutton is a place Guests can get special photos taken and has moved to the main street next to Madam Maulkins.  Read the rest of this entry

Comedy Warehouse Holiday Special Set to Return

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Merry Christmas everyone! Disney has confirmed that the incredibly popular Comedy Warehouse Holiday Special show is set to return to Disney’s Hollywood Studios!  Beginning Saturday, December 19th, Guests will be able to once again enjoy the crazy ‘Whose Line is it Anyway’ style antics and skits performed by incredibly talented improv artists and comedians. Read the rest of this entry

Symphony in the Stars Fireworks Show Premiering Early

imageIt looks as though Disney continues to change its own plans which they announced only weeks ago. Originally announced to begin nightly January 5, 2016, Disney has altered its dates for Star Wars activities once again for its Hollywood Studios park. The newly revised A Symphony in the Stars: A

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