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Monthly Archives:July 2014

Mickey Mouse Ears Giveaway with Destinations in Florida!

Photo from @disneyparksblog

Photo from @disneyparksblog

Everyone knows that a Disney trip is incomplete without the must have mouse ears.

Destinations in Florida is giving away free Mickey Mouse ears with the 2015 vacation rates for each child in the party with all bookings made by August 30.

NikkyJ

Around the Mouse: Walt Disney World News

NewsaroundmouseNews Around the Mouse this week features early details of Walt Disney World’s fall events. We will share news on the oh so spectacular Epcot International Food & Wine festival along with other news, new live show, special events, and fall vacation packages!

Walt Disney World Theme Parks

New! Book Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2014 Events July 31: Beginning July 31 at 7 a.m., Guests can officially book a spot for some of the most coveted events at Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2014. All events will be posted on epcotfoodfestival.com beginning July 24.

NikkyJ

News Around Universal Studios: Halloween Horror Nights Details Released

Halloween Horror Nights 2014News around Universal Studios this week just got a bit spookier as the 2014 Halloween Horror Nights details were released.

What’s new this week?

Halloween Horror Nights Announcements Released: Step right into some of the most pulse-pounding moments in horror history at Universal Orlando® Resort’s Halloween Horror Nights®, the nation’s premier Halloween event. Select nights Sept. 19 – Nov. 1, you can explore eight terrifying haunted houses, multiple street experiences, two outrageous live shows, and many of your favorite rides and attractions. You’ll be completely immersed in the worlds of the biggest names in horror including:

NikkyJ

Run Disney Princess Half Marathon 2015 Details Released

princess-half-marathon-230x150-03The single largest Run Disney Girl Power (Disney Princess Half Marathon weekend) event details have been released for 2015, which draws over 50,000 runners every year!

Are you joining thousands of princesses as they trade in their glass slippers for running shoes in a dream come true weekend? The annual Princess Half Marathon opened on July 15th for registration with the coveted Glass Slipper Challenge selling out in 2 hours. At the time of this writing 3 of the 4 events have sold out, with the all new Frozen inspired 5k sitting at 75%. This is an awesome event for all princesses, their princes and family. If you plan on running in one of the magical events that weekend, or are heading over to support the runners we have a VIP deal for you.

A Very Important Princess deal, that is.

NikkyJ

Around the Mouse: Walt Disney World News

News Around the Mouse this week features Walt Disney World new Fantasy Football Event, Extra Magic Hours Changes, a new restaurant coming to WDW and more!

ESPN Fantasy FootballWalt Disney World Theme Parks

New! Inaugural ESPN Fantasy Football Conventions Coming to Walt Disney World: On August 22-23, you can officially kick-off sport’s greatest season of the year with ESPN‘s inaugural Fantasy Football Convention, taking place at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. The first-of-its-kind event features unprecedented access to ESPN talent including Matthew Berry, Adam Schefter, Chris Mortensen, Sara Walsh, Mark Schlereth, Stephania Bell, Tim Hasselbeck and more! The event includes an epic Tailgate Party, where you can mix and mingle with ESPN talent and be a judge in the first-ever ESPN Chili Bowl by taste testing creations from decorated Disney Chefs from around the world, and breakfast with some of your favorite characters decked out for the gridiron. The Convention includes a live broadcast of Fantasy Football Now.

NikkyJ

Diagon Alley Grand Opening from A-Z

Last weeks Diagon Alley grand opening celebration has long past, but I can’t help laughing with childlike giddiness as I replay that wonderful day over and over in my mind. With so many articles out there giving you all a “how to guide” or “top tips” (myself included), I’ve decided to do something new to showcase my indescribable trip through the brick walls of London.

This is my adventure of Universal’s Diagon Alley grand opening from A-Z!

NikkyJ

News Around Universal Studios: Reasons Why You Must Go

Photo Courtesy of Outdoorsydiva.com

Photo Courtesy of Outdoorsydiva.com

News around Universal Studios has been buzzing throughout all media sources this past week mainly due to the exciting new things happening every day around the park! Join us every week to read about what’s new “Around the Universe.” This week’s update features: Diagon Alley grand opening, new CityWalk eateries, and much more!

NikkyJ

ThemePark Discounts in Florida: Diagon Alley, Halloween Horror Nights and more!

DiagonAlleyDragonAre you trying to make your way to Florida to experience Diagon Alley? If so, we have the best theme park deals for Diagon Alley, Halloween Horror Nights, SeaWorld and More!

Universal Orlando Resort Discounts

  • Florida Resident Harry Potter Package: Living in Florida has its privileges, including being one of the first people to see the new Diagon Alley (opening next week) at Universal Orlando.

This package includes some amazing free perks including a welcome parcel (a welcome letter and owl plush) and so much more! This discount is available through December, but hurry you must book by July 31, 2014.

NikkyJ

Disney Vacation Summer Deals

Disney's Blizzard Beach

Disney’s Blizzard Beach

Hey Hipsters! It’s time for the latest update on Disney’s summertime vacation deals for 2014.

Walt Disney World®Resort

  • Florida Resident & Annual Passholder Rates: Florida Residents and Annual Passholders can take advantage of great rates on rooms at select Disney Resort Hotels up to 35% off through September 24, 2014.
  • Free Dining Package: Are you ready for free food? Book a Value Resort and get the Quick Service Dining for free. Book a Moderate or Deluxe Resort and get the Basic Dining for free from August-December 2014.
  • RunDisney Group Rates: Are you a runner? Do you want to run a race with Mickey Mouse? Join our VIP runners at Destinations in Florida for some of the favorite races including Tower of Terror, Disney Marathon, and Disney Princess Run. These exclusive rates are only with our agency.
  • Save up to 30% off Summer Rates: Do you want to bring the kids to Disney World for a summer weekend getaway? You still have time to save up to 30% off Disney Resort Hotels from June 15-August 28.
  • Military Discount: Active duty and retired members of the US military can get specially discounted rooms at Disney Resort most nights through September 27, 2014. Thank you for serving our country.
NikkyJ

Top 7 Tips for Diagon Alley Grand Opening

You’ve decided to brave the Florida heat and stand uncomfortably close to other Potterheads during the Diagon Alley grand opening celebration. Well don’t worry about it. You are not alone. I will also be in the number plotting ways to get as close to the front of the line as I possibly can. The #Potterwatch phenomenon, which started back in 2010 with the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, is once again in full effect for Diagon Alley.

NikkyJ