Month: October 2016

Michael J fox visits Universal Studio

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Great Scott!” Michael J. Fox was greeted by a familiar face upon his arrival to Universal Orlando Resort, where he was hosted on October 28. The actor took a photo in front of the famous DeLorean time machine with Doc Brown at Universal Studios Florida, followed by a day in the parks. Fox portrayed “Marty McFly” in the famous film trilogy, “Back to the Future.”


Universal Orlando Resort is the ultimate vacation destination and home to two incredible theme parks, five magnificently themed on-site hotels and its entertainment complex, 

LADY GGGA’s ORLANDO HALLOWEEN COSTUME 

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Little monsters can fawn all over Lady Gaga¹s new Halloween costume!

In honor of the spooky holiday, Lady Gaga’s wax figure is wearing a Halloween outfit that was custom designed by our studio artists right here at Madame Tussauds Orlando!

Everything including the kitchen sink

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Dew to extreme popularity this event is full…. Tonight at 9:30 Chad Ridge and the Super Size Orlando team will take on Disney World Resorts world famous   “Kitchen Sink” at the Beach Club Resort 

Stop by and say hello to team! But the main event tonight will be of course, dessert! Find all your childhood favorites plus some new showstoppers: grow starry-eyed over the Milky Way Sundae, say yes to the No Way Jose or consider throwing in the towel once you get a load of the Kitchen Sink: 8 scoops of ice cream smothered in every topping they have.

Universal Orlando Resorts celebrate National Chocolate Day!

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Universal Orlando Resort made National Chocolate Day even sweeter at The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen, where renowned chocolate artist Paul Joachim made a special appearance and hand-crafted a variety of chocolate sculptures in front of guests. In addition, the chefs at The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium whipped up a special milkshake to commemorate National Chocolate Day.


Paul Joachim created four incredible chocolate masterpieces inspired by Universal Orlando’s experiences, including the ferocious face of King Kong, the iconic Universal Orlando globe, a massive, 100-pound recreation of The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium and more.   

Plus, guests were able to enjoy a new specialty milkshake – created exclusively for National Chocolate Day – called  “Jacques’ Chocolate Day Special,” made with white chocolate ice cream, Dutch chocolate ice cream, whipped cream swirl and topped with a freshly baked black and white cookie and steampunk gear garnish.

CLICK HERE for a recap video of National Chocolate Day at The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium!

The 19th century Steampunk-themed, full-service restaurant features an expansive menu with everything from twists on classic steak, seafood and pasta entrees to gourmet burgers and sandwiches to an “all-day brunch” menu featuring French toast, crepes and more. In addition to gourmet-level desserts and magnificent milkshake creations, The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium raises the art of chocolate to an entirely new level with unique creations like coffee and chocolate chicken wings, chicken gnocchi with a rich chocolate mole sauce and even a mocha old fashioned cocktail.

Halloween Horror Nights Continuing through November 5th

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It’s been an awesome year for Chance and her minions at Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights 26


Universal Studios Orlando officially announced that this year’s event has been extended to include two more nights: Friday, November 4 and Saturday, November 5.


Each night will include all nine haunted houses, five scare zones packed with hordes of live scareactors and two thrilling shows, with operating hours of6:30 p.m. – 1 a.m. both nights.  The Repository, an add-on virtual reality experience with live scareactor interaction, is also included in this extension.

You can now purchase tickets for these two event nights. Tickets start at $59.99 for Friday and $66.99 for Saturday.

So keep the Halloween spirit going for a few more days this year, and join us for one more weekend of Halloween Horror Nights.


No Christmas “parade” taping at Disney World this year

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The ABC Disney Parks Christmas Day television special will be returning to film at Walt Disney World and Disneyland this year, but with some changes.

DISNEY announced From Nov. 9-13, ABC will be taping portions of the Christmas special at all four Walt Disney World theme parks. Unlike previous years, the parade portion will not be taped in Florida. Instead, the parade will take place at Disneyland in California. 

Here in Walt Disney World, there will be multiple musical performances and stage show elements taped at all four parks. Guests may stop and watch the tapings during regular park hours, but as always specific tickets to be part of the audience before and after park hours are only available to cast members.

This year will mark the first in the special’s 33-year history that some part of the parade portion will not take place at Walt Disney World. The special has also undergone several name changes over the years, with last year’s name being based off the “Unforgettable Happens Here” advertisement campaign. There’s no word if there be another name change this year.

This is always a fun time at Disney even though there’s lots of standing there’s always something to see those with mobility issues should definitely seek a wheelchair if they cannot stand for long periods of times and always make sure you have water!

Jingle Bell jingle BAM coming to Hollywood Studios

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An all-new nighttime spectacular, “Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!,” premieres at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Nov. 14, sending beloved Disney animated characters on a spirited yuletide adventure to get Santa back to the North Pole in time for Christmas Eve.

The façade of the Chinese Theater comes alive with the merriment, music and sparkle of the Walt Disney World Resort 2016 holiday season. On, above and around the theater are state-of-the-art projections, special effects, fireworks and even snow. Adding to the immersive experience is a new musical score featuring familiar holiday tunes with an original twist. It’s a holiday show that couldn’t be more merry and bright.

It’s also a cranberry-red situation for elves Wayne and Lanny from ABC/Walt Disney Animation Studios’ animated special “Prep & Landing,” as the duo leads a top-notch team on a search-and-rescue mission for Santa.

Snowy fun and holiday cheer set to the twinkling tunes of the season bring together holiday moments from Disney films including “Mickey’s Christmas Carol,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Pluto’s Christmas Tree,” “Bambi,” – even a journey into Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” – all building to a festive finale that’s “So tinsel!”

A special message from Santa Claus will cap off this unforgettable spectacular for the whole family.

“Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!” will run from Nov. 14 to Dec. 31, adding a sparkling finale to any holiday visit to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Dessert Parties Make the Holidays Even Sweeter
More holiday cheer is in store for guests who book a new dessert party that will be offered nightly during the show’s run. The Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! Holiday Party features holiday inspired snacks, decadent desserts and specialty beverages in the courtyard of the Chinese Theater.

Beginning one hour before each performance of Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!, the party is $69 for adults, and $39 for children, including all taxes and gratuities.

More Holiday Cheer at Disney’s Hollywood Studios
During the holiday season, “Tinsel Town” takes on a completely different kind of meaning at this theme park that celebrates the magic of movies and television. A giant Christmas tree towers over the main entrance, holiday displays capture the imagination, and colorful garlands and lights sparkle.

In the spirit of bygone days and Old St. Nick visits to great department stores across the country, guests can share their wish list with him at the Once Upon a Time shop, a vintage setting along Sunset Boulevard.

To learn more about holidays at Walt Disney World Resort or to book a vacation, guests can contacts Mary Morales for the best seats dessert party reservations and all your holiday needs.

Mary.morales@madhatteradv.com  

Hollywood Studios is extremely guest friendly all the restaurants take pride and customizing meals too guest with food allergies the park is easily accessible for guest with mobility issues however those with out the ability to stand for long periods of time may want to consider using a wheelchair.