The newly wrapped monorail for promotion of Marvel’s upcoming film, The Avengers, debuted today at Walt Disney World. The new black design features many of the heroes from the movie. [Read more…]
Archives for March 2012
Ok, it’s not just our top videos from the brand new Disney Fantasy cruise ship, it’s all of our videos. But they’re all great! [Read more…]
The Disney Fantasy cruise ship is now officially launched and is running regular seven day cruises out of Port Canaveral. We were invited on a three-day preview cruise to Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay. Here are some of the interesting things we noticed and some of our best photos. Our full photo gallery is at the bottom. Be sure to look for our other post featuring all our videos from the cruise. [Read more…]
A grand opening was held on March 29, 2012 at Legoland Florida for their new Fresh From Florida Greenhouse tour. The event was attended by Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture, Adam Putnam, and some kids from FFA and 4H. The new attraction showcases the who, what, where, how and why of farm-to-table agriculture through an interactive experiences. Let’s take a look: [Read more…]
For the eleventh year in a row, the Great American Pie Festival will take place in Celebration on Saturdayand Sunday April 28 and 29. The free event will bring together thousands of pie lovers, tasters and bakers and as always, the Never-Ending Pie Buffet featuring award-winning pie, ice cream, toppings and beverages (extra cost). [Read more…]
The International BodyFlight Association (IBA) is continuing the 2012 IBA Indoor Skydiving Competition Tour at the iFly Orlando wind-tunnel located at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday April 13 and 14, 2012. Spectators are welcome. [Read more…]
Starting mid-May, guests at the Magic Kingdom will have the opportunity to meet and greet, Merida, the heroine from the upcoming Disney-Pixar movie Brave, which hits theaters on June 22, 2012. Merida will appear in Fairytale Garden in Fantasyland which will be transformed into a setting inspired by her Scottish Highlands home. [Read more…]
Join hosts Lulu Picart and Audrey Brown for this week’s Orlando-area theme park and attraction news.
On this week’s Show, live from Old Town: [Read more…]
Golden Globe award-winning actor Richard Gere and his wife, Carey Lowell, were spotted at Universal Orlando Resort today. During their hosted visit, the couple experienced The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man, The Simpsons Ride and Revenge of the Mummy, and explored The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
Gere is best known for iconic films such as Pretty Woman, An Officer and a Gentleman and Chicago and stars opposite Susan Sarandon in the upcoming film, Arbitrage.
Florida EcoSafaris at Forever Florida is introducing an entirely new category of theme park to Orlando visitors, the EcoPark. Opening April 2, 2012, the new EcoPark will allow for a full day of adventures including the all new Zipline Safari, Cypress Canopy Cycle and four brand new adventures. [Read more…]
Disney Animal Kingdom Explorers, a Facebook game based off Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park, is launching soon according to the Disney Parks Blog. It will include iconic Animal Kingdom “Tree Of Life” and other various spots around the park. [Read more…]
The Shanghai Daily newspaper reported today that Shanghai Disney Resort is hiring its first 100 cast members. The roles range from 3D Designer to Waterworks Plumbing Piping Engineer, and are roles for helping to develop the new resort, which opens in 2015. [Read more…]
By Kevin Yee
If you’re looking for something a little different in a town that includes recreation of all stripes, you could do much worse than a trampoline arena. [Read more…]
The second annual “Playlist Live” took place this past weekend at the Buena Vista Palace in Orlando. Playlist Live is a three-day convention that brings together YouTubers, directors, viewers, bloggers and more to celebrate the online community. [Read more…]
While The Avengers movie doesn’t debut in theaters until May 4, 2012, guests may finally be able to experience Marvel at the Walt Disney World Resort. We’ve heard strong rumors that Monorail Red will be getting a makeover with an Avengers wrap in April to run on the Magic Kingdom loop. [Read more…]
Join hosts Banks Lee and Audrey Brown for this week’s Orlando-area theme park and attraction news.
On this week’s Show: [Read more…]
The former Sheraton Safari Hotel and Suites in Orlando recently completed a $25 million transformation centered around a new pool courtyard and new name, “Sheraton Lake Buena Vista Resort”. [Read more…]
The WhirlyDome, an attraction featuring WhirlyBall, laser games, a new pub and more is coming soon to International Drive later this Spring. [Read more…]
Earlier today, Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie, Gonzo, Animal, Pepe, Sweetums and Walter gathered in front of the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. to receive their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Also on hand were two of Jim Henson’s children, Brian and Lisa Henson, and Rich Ross, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios. [Read more…]
On April 27, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay will host its first annual 12th Grade Grad Nite. This event is for graduating high school seniors and will take place at night inside the theme park. Seniors can experience live entertainment, ride roller coasters in the dark, and participate in dance parties on the streets of Busch Gardens. [Read more…]