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News Around the Mouse: Walt Disney World News

Happy Friday Hipsters! It’s time for your Around the Mouse Walt Disney World News.

IllumiNations Sparkling Dessert Party Reservations Now Open for January and February: This sparkling soiree will take place select Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings at Epcot’s Showcase Plaza — an exclusive setting perfect for viewing “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth.” Sample sweets from around the globe, such as traditional Moroccan baklava, Italian tiramisu, French chocolate ganache tarts and more. 

NikkyJ

News Around Universal: Halloween-themed Velvet Sessions

Happy Thursday Hipsters! It’s time for you News Around Universal Studios.

Velvet Sessions Universal Studios

Halloween-themed “Velvet Sessions” event featuring Molly Hatchet Oct 30, 2014: Velvet Bar hosts the city’s only rock ‘n’ roll cocktail party on the last Thursday of the month. Admission is $50 on-line  for this special event and includes specialty drinks and finger foods from 6:30 pm until show time, live music and cash bars from show time onward, and valet parking. After the show, our guests can hang out in Velvet Bar.

NikkyJ

News Around Universal: Military Discounts

Military Discounts Universal StudiosHappy Tuesday Hipsters! It’s time for you News Around Universal Studios.

New Theme Park Ticket Offer for Active Duty and Retired Members of the Military: Eligible service members can purchase a 1-Day Park-to-Park Ticket and get 2 days FREE. That is three days enjoying both Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios Florida for the price of one.  This special military offer is valid for purchase by active duty, reservist military and retired military service members, Department of Defense employees and/or spouses with valid military photo ID. Eligible service members may purchase up to 6 tickets with this offer. This offer is available for purchase now through November 30, 2014, and tickets must be used in full by December 14, 2014. Tickets are activated at either Universal Orlando theme park, with the eligible service member required to be present with a valid military photo ID to activate the ticket. Admission is valid for up to 14 days from first use. In addition, active duty and retired military personnel can make it a special vacation or long weekend by adding a stay at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort with a discounted vacation package.

One Direction Universal StudiosNew! One Direction Free Concert November 17 2014 and One Direction Vacation Packages:  One Direction is going to be at Universal Orlando Resort on Monday, November 17 2014 for a special performance for NBC’s TODAY! FREE public viewing will be available throughout Universal CityWalk and no admission is required to attend! You read that correctly, One Direction free concert! Now, if you really want to dial up your visit to see 1D, head into Universal Studios Florida (admission required) and hitch a ride on a specially themed “Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit” roller coaster featuring music from One Direction. Then, hang around for a special One Direction version of the ”Universal Cinematic Spectacular” nighttime show. Oh, and to top it all off, the swanky new Cabana Bay Beach Resort hotel will also feature One Direction theming – including specially recorded wake-up calls from the Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry, and Louis themselves. More info.

Get a quote on a Universal Orlando Vacation Package

New! Photo Connect Package Price Increase: The prices of Photo Connect Packages have increased. Most packages have increased by $10.  For example, the in-park purchase price of the 3-day package is now $69.95. the largest increase comes on the Annual Passholder package which has increased from $59.95 to $99.95.

Contact Laura at Destinations in Florida for your next Universal Orlando Vacation!

 

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NikkyJ

News Around Universal Studios: New Houses for Halloween Horror Nights

Halloween Horror Nights 2014New! Three Original Houses, Two New Scare Zones Announced for Halloween Horror Nights 24:  Universal Orlando Resort announced that three original concept haunted houses and two all-new scare zones will join the killer line up of experiences at Halloween Horror Nights 24 at Universal Studios Florida.

NikkyJ

Around the Mouse: Walt Disney World News

Happy Tuesday Hipsters! It’s time for your Around the Mouse Walt Disney World News.

New! Attraction Video Now Available to Memory Maker Guests: Guests with both a MagicBand and a linked Memory Maker entitlement who ride The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™ at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® will find a video memento of their 13-story drop automatically associated to their My Disney Experience account.

NikkyJ

Around the Mouse: Walt Disney World News

Newsaroundmouse811Happy Tuesday Hipsters! It’s time for your Around the Mouse Walt Disney World News.

New! Beautifully Disney “Tangled Web” Collection: This delightfully dark seventh collection from Beautifully Disney arrived at Disney Parks on August 9. Paying homage to those vivacious villains who have a flair for the dark side, you’ll be sure to find Tangled Web simply sinister.

New! Sassagoula Rivercruise Reopening Soon: The Downtown Disney Marketplace Watercraft dock is scheduled to reopen Aug. 15. It has been closed since February, as part of the overall enhancements at the property. When the dock reopens, the following service changes to the Sassagoula Rivercruise will take effect:

NikkyJ

News Around Universal Studios: Newest Halloween Horror Nights Haunted House Announced

There are exciting new things happening every day at Universal Orlando Resort in Florida! Join us every week to read about what’s new “Around the Universe.” This week’s Universal Orlando Resort News update features: Halloween Horror Nights 24 updates, Rock the Universe Christian Music Festival, live concerts and events and more!

NikkyJ

Around the Mouse: Walt Disney World News

Walt Disney World ThemePark News:

There are exciting new things popping up every day at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida! Join us every week to read about what’s new in Walt Disney World news.

AroundtheMouseHaunted Mansion-Themed Merchandise Shop Opening This Fall in Magic Kingdom Park: The new merchandise shop will be located in the current Yankee Trader shop, which will have its last day of operation on July 27, 2014. Inspired by Madame Leota, the new location will carry select items from the upcoming Haunted Mansion Authentic program including apparel, home goods, souvenirs, and more.

New! Miss America Pre-Parade August 1: The 2015 Miss America contestants will participate in a special pre-parade on Friday, Aug. 1 at Magic Kingdom Park in Walt Disney World. The pre-parade will step off from the Liberty Square bridge at 2:50 p.m.

New! Epcot Canada Pavilion Cast Members Get New Costumes: From time to time, Creative Costuming updates the costumes of Cast Members around Walt Disney World. Starting July 28, Cast Members in Canada have a new look. For the design, all parts of Canada were included with the iconic check and maple leaf patterned fabric, which was created especially for Walt Disney World. The vest includes the Northwestern influence of Canada with native influences from French and Native American design. When the weather cools down, the winter wear includes a nod to iconic Canadian trappers with a plaid trapper’s hat.

NikkyJ

News Around Universal Studios: New Park Hours

Universal Orlando ResortThere are exciting new things happening every day at Universal Orlando Resort in Florida! Join us every week to read about what’s new “Around the Universe.” This week’s Universal Orlando Resort News update features: changes to park hours, Halloween Horror Nights announcements, new CityWalk live events and more!

Universal Orlando Theme Parks

New! Changes to Park Operating Hours: August 1 through August 16, Universal Islands of Adventure will open at 8:00am to the general public (7:00am for Early Park Admission), while Universal Studios Florida will open at 9:00am to the general public (8:00am for Early Park Admission). Due to the differences in opening times, the Hogwarts Express will not be available until 8:00am, and from 8:00am to 9:00am, it will only be available to guests with Early Park Admission (and park-to-park tickets, as always). Universal CityWalk operating hours are from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m., 365 days a year.

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
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