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Monthly Archives:December 2014

Free Christmas at Disney World

Happy Holidays Hipsters!

There’s nothing like the holiday season. Rather it’s sitting cozily next to a fireplace with family or feeling the spirit of Christmas while walking around the Walt Disney World onsite hotels. Although I love both activities, I think you’d probably guess that the latter has become my new holiday tradition. A few years ago I discovered this new way of enjoying a free Christmas at Disney World. When I’d set out to do a post to help my fellow ThemeParkHipsters save on theme park holiday fun, I had no idea I’d discover how wonderful AND free a Disney holiday experience could be.

NikkyJ

Christmas at Universal Orlando Resort Hotels

It’s Christmas at Universal Orlando Resort!

Christmas week is finally here and I am soooo happy to be able to spend another year with my loved ones. In case you’re a visitor or a central Florida local, I wanted to give you all some alternative holiday options to celebrating this festive occasion. The on-site hotels of Universal Orlando Resort will be offering a variety of holiday happenings for the 2014 season.

NikkyJ

New Year’s Eve 2014

Photo: Universal Orlando

Photo: Universal Orlando

New Year’s Eve 2014 at Universal CityWalk® is a Hipster’s party paradise when bringing in the New Year. Universal guests know that this eye-popping, mind-blowing, jam-packed New Year’s celebration will be the place to be each this year! CityWalk® guests will be able to enjoy six unique party zones, each with its own signature drinks and entertainment. Plus, each CityWalk® club will feature live music and unlimited gourmet cuisine. Then top off the celebration with a midnight champagne toast and an out of this world pyrotechnics show. Drink it all in at eVe, the best party this year and next!

NikkyJ

Disney’s Star Wars Weekends Dates Announced

Photo: Disney Parks Blog

Photo: Disney Parks Blog

Hipsters get ready to plan your galactic trip to Disney’s Hollywood Studios in spring 2015! The Star Wars Weekends dates have been announced and will be held every weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) from May 15-June 14, 2015. The Star Wars Character Dining Experiences will be returning and are open for booking now.

NikkyJ

Frozen Gingerbread Castle at Disney’s Contemporary Resort

Photo: Disney Parks Blog

Photo: Disney Parks Blog

During this yuletide season Disney traditionally takes gingerbread house building to a new height, making Walt Disney World the premiere holiday must do for all things merry! Due to Frozen record breaking success, one would expect the Norwegian fairy tale to bring its artic chill across the parks.

Take a look at the amazing time-lapse video below of the all-new Gingerbread Holiday Ice Castle at Disney’s Contemporary Resort, inspired by the film. The 17-foot-tall masterpiece is visible from the monorail as guests head to and from Magic Kingdom Park. The Frozen gingerbread castle took months to bake and five days to build. It is adorn with sugar snowflakes, gingerbread shingles and chocolate-coated trees with Anna, Elsa, Olaf, and more amongst the sugary creation.

NikkyJ

2014 Theme Park Holiday Events

2014 Theme Park Holiday Events

Happy December Hipsters! It’s my second favorite month of the year (minus my birthday month of November 😉 ) which means the Christmas season is in full effect around the theme parks! Listed below are a few events going on until January to commemorate the joyful occasion.

NikkyJ

Universal Studios Annual Passholders Discount News and More!

Universal Orlando ResortNew! Annual Passholders Early Admission Returns: Universal Studios Annual Passholders can now receive weekday Early Park Admission through December 18, 2014. Block out dates apply.

New! Annual Passholder Discounts on Dining Plans: It’s the perfect way to lock in savings on snacks and meals for your Universal Orlando vacation. It includes one low price for food at guests favorite places. Just look for the Universal Dining Icon on the menu.

NikkyJ