Beginning next week, guests at Gaylord Palms Resort should get ready for their hotel to be overrun with Pirates, Princesses, and Merfolk, because SummerFest featuring Princess Blackheart and the Buccaneer Bash is taking place throughout the summer at the Central Florida resort beginning May 27, 2016 [Read more…]
Hosts Banks Lee and Elisa Goldman bring you this week’s theme park and attraction news. On this week’s episode: [Read more…]
By Andy Guinigundo, Video by Benson Ma, Photos by Jason Ma
Carlsbad, Calif. – April 5, 2013 marked the Legoland Hotel grand opening at Legoland California Resort. This three-story, 250 room hotel represents the largest expansion in the resort’s history. Each and every room is Lego themed after one of three popular Lego lines: pirate, adventure, or kingdom. [Read more…]
By Andy Guinigundo
Carlsbad, Calif. – Less than an hour north of San Diego, Calif. is the beach town of Carlsbad. Here resides the original North American Legoland. Open in 1999, its development has somewhat foreshadowed the development of Legoland Florida. [Read more…]
We recently had the chance to follow two young girls as they ventured into the Magic Kingdom for makeovers. One wanted to become a princess at the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique inside Cinderella Castle and the other made her way into Adventureland to join the scallywags at the Pirates League.
You can read about their journeys in an article written by our own “Out of the Loop” writer Andy Guinigundo in the Fall 2009 issue of Orlando Attractions Magazine.
To accompany the article, here is a fun video I put together documenting the two girls’ makeovers:
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Thanks to Andy’s daughters Abby and Isabella for putting up with our cameras during their makeovers.
Our Disney friend Shawn Slater has posted some details of a new experience coming to the Magic Kingdom – Pirates League. It will sort of be the pirate version of the Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boutique. It’s under construction in Adventureland.
Opening in late June 2009 in Adventureland at the Magic Kingdom Park is the Pirates League, an all-new immersive experience where young Guests may assume pirate identities, be transformed into a pirate by a Pirate Master, and gain access to a secret treasure room.
Check out the DisneyShawn Blog for more info.