One of the world’s most beloved theme park attractions celebrates a golden milestone this weekend, and you can help Disneyland celebrate the Pirates of the Caribbean 50th anniversary on March 18 with limited-time entertainment, food, and merchandise offerings at the Anaheim resort. [Read more…]
Give Kids The World Village, a nonprofit resort that welcomes children with life-threatening illnesses and their families on their wish trips, celebrated the 90th birthday of founder Henri Landwirth on March 7, 2017, with a party in his honor, and unveiled the new out-of-this-world makeover for its popular Ice Cream Palace. [Read more…]
After a couple years on hiatus, the popular annual event born at Epcot returned to Anaheim last year, and beginning this Friday, March 10, the 2017 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival will jump-start spring with with celebrity chefs, winemaker dinners, tasting seminars and hundreds of other culinary experiences from across the Golden State. [Read more…]
The Florida Anime Experience, which first debuted in 2011, returns for its 7th annual weekend celebration of all things anime, cosplay, video games, fashion and pop culture. [Read more…]
Select Cedar Point fans recently got a sneak preview of the Ohio park’s upcoming 2017 season while raising funds for charity at the Winter Chill Out exclusive tour event. [Read more…]
No one is a better crime fighter or master builder than the Dark Night himself, the Lego Batman. To celebrate him and his new film “The Lego Batman Movie,” Legoland Florida Resort plans to host an exclusive event called “The Lego Batman Movie Days.” [Read more…]
Halloween season is still half a year away, but you can stay scared during the spring at the Spooky Empire Mid-Season convention, which has announced a roster of “retro” guests including Malcolm McDowell and Dee Snyder. [Read more…]
“Frozen” fans and fragrance lovers rejoice – a new Disney signature fragrance based on the animated film will be released this Wednesday, March 1. [Read more…]
This year’s Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival kicks off on March 1, and with celebrating 24 years, the festival promises new food options and beautiful character topiaries to capture the imagination. [Read more…]
Star Wars Launch Bay at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will become even more droid-friendly this spring as everyone’s favorite droid, BB-8, will begin character meet-and-greets starting April 14, 2017. [Read more…]
The 8th annual Entertainment Designers Forum has been scheduled for March 3 at the Orlando Repertory Theatre, once again bringing together some of the theme park industry’s top creative talents to share their stories are raise money for charity. [Read more…]
MegaCon Orlando returns to the Orange County Convention Center this year from Thursday, May 25 through Sunday, May 28. The largest convention in the Southeast is expecting to host over 100,000 fans of pop culture during Memorial Day Weekend. [Read more…]
SeaWorld San Antonio opens February 25, and ecological artist Guy Harvey will be on hand to inaugurate the park’s 2017 season, which will feature new shows and expanded events. [Read more…]
The future of theme park and attraction design begins with the dreams and ideas of young designers. HSI Immersive, a Haverford Systems company, hopes to inspire those future theme park creators by sponsoring Cornell University’s theme park design competition for college students. [Read more…]
Ripley’s Believe It or Not Odditoriums will be the hosts to sword swallowers from all over the world on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 as they celebrate the 10th annual World Sword Swallowers Day. [Read more…]
If you’ve always wanted to sprint five kilometers through rainbow clouds for a good cause, The Color Run Dream Tour is coming to Orlando’s Osceola Heritage Park on Saturday, March 25. [Read more…]
2017 NFL Pro Bowl Week has arrived at Walt Disney World resort, and it brings with it some public events where football fans can meet the players, including a few opportunities that are free.
Beginning Wednesday, January 25, at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, NFL fans are invited to get a close glimpse of their favorite NFL players during AFC and NFC team practices. The practices, which will be held Wednesday through Saturday, are free and open to the public. You can register for priority access here.
The NFL Pro Bowl Experience is a family-friendly football fan festival at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex with interactive games, activities, and a “taste of the town” tailgate of Disney’s food trucks. Fans interested in exclusive access to Pro Bowl content and events should register for the NFL Fan Mobile Pass here.
At Disney Springs, you’re invited to a Pro Bowl Bash where NFL cheerleaders and team mascots will take over Disney Springs Marketplace Stage on Saturday, from 4 – 7 p.m. ESPN Radio/ESPN2’s “Mike & Mike” show will broadcast live from Disney Springs on Thursday and Friday, from 6 – 10 a.m. ESPN’s “NFL Live” will also broadcast live from Disney Springs on Thursday and Friday, from 3 – 4 p.m. Guests can be part of a live audience (seating is limited). Park in the Lime Garage and meet at the fountain across from UNIQLO for further directions. Please arrive no more than 60 minutes prior to the broadcast start time.
On Saturday, Jan. 28 from 4-7 p.m., the Disney Springs Marketplace Stage hosts the free Pro Bowl Bash dance party, which will feature NFL cheerleaders and mascots, DJ Elliot Hansen and more.
And at Magic Kingdom Park on Friday afternoon, four Pro Bowl team captains will take a trip down Main Street, U.S.A. during a special Pro Bowl parade with Mickey and his pals.
To learn more about all of the NFL Pro Bowl activities happening this week or to purchase tickets for Sunday’s game at Camping World Stadium, visit www.NFL.com/ProBowl, and watch this video to see the original 2017 NFL Pro Bowl Week annoucement.
The ‘Greatest Show On Earth’ currently gracing the Amway Center will be final Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus ever to perform in Orlando, as Feld Entertainment announced that the famous circus will cease performing in May 2017. [Read more…]
SeaWorld’s waterpark is usually warm and tropical, but on February 11 for one day only Aquatica is chilling down their wave pool for the Polar Plunge in support of Special Olympics Florida. [Read more…]