Tag: Downtown Disney

Keystrokes at Disney World – Hammer and Nails at Universal

Keystrokes at Disney World – Hammer and Nails at Universal

| January 19, 2014 | 15 Replies

Let’s start with the obvious.  Since the turn of the century, the Orlando theme parks have seen a considerable amount of growth.  Not necessarily in the way of expansion, but with crowds.  Tourists and local Floridians alike have flocked to the theme parks for magic and experiences they can’t get anywhere else.  It seems the [...]

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The Top 10 Christmas Ornaments at Walt Disney World

The Top 10 Christmas Ornaments at Walt Disney World

| December 16, 2013 | 8 Replies

Christmas is quickly approaching, and if you’re like me, you love finding a new special ornament to put on display. Walt Disney World is a great place to hunt for one that shows off your style, favorite character, or commemorates a special occasion. Over the weekend, I stopped by the best spot to find a [...]

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Artist Spotlight: Dave Avanzino at the Festival of Masters

Artist Spotlight: Dave Avanzino at the Festival of Masters

| November 4, 2013 | 2 Replies

For the past 37 years, Downtown Disney in Florida has been transformed into an artist lover’s paradise during the annual Festival of the Masters, and this year will be no exception. The prestigious open-air fine arts festival celebrates the creativity and ingenuity of painting, photography, glass, and more by hosting over 300 artists from around [...]

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Vera Bradley Partners with Disney Cruise Line

Vera Bradley Partners with Disney Cruise Line

| October 29, 2013 | 2 Replies

Just one month after the official release of Vera Bradley’s new Disney handbags, the collection is already expanding with more unique prints and patterns. Guests aboard the Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy, and Disney Magic recently found themselves surprised by new additions including those featuring the Disney Cruise Line logo. If you’re getting ready to set [...]

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5 Reasons to Love AVATAR Land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

5 Reasons to Love AVATAR Land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

| October 28, 2013 | 15 Replies

Whether you agree or disagree about the implementation of AVATAR Land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, there are advantages for theme park fans.  Anytime Disney puts a little TLC into its theme parks we reap the benefits.   I’ve seen the movie AVATAR and I’m just as shocked as most to see Disney implement this world into [...]

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Vera Bradley’s Disney Collection Hits Stores at Walt Disney World

Vera Bradley’s Disney Collection Hits Stores at Walt Disney World

| September 20, 2013 | 4 Replies

This weekend brings with it a special merchandising milestone at Walt Disney World: the official debut of Vera Bradley’s Disney collection. The line of bags which includes backpacks, hipsters, duffels, and more is the first collaboration between the two companies and has been highly anticipated by thousands around the globe. In fact, when we first [...]

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Teeing it Up at Walt Disney World

Teeing it Up at Walt Disney World

| August 28, 2013 | 2 Replies

With so many activities available to guests, Walt Disney World is without a doubt one of the most comprehensive vacation destinations in the world.  In a lot of ways it’s what drives us to visit so often.  In our quest to try everything the resort has to offer, we sometimes go to the path less [...]

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Wrap-up of a WDW Vet’s First Trip to Disneyland – Part 4

Wrap-up of a WDW Vet’s First Trip to Disneyland – Part 4

| August 23, 2013 | 2 Replies

This summer, we took our first trip to Disneyland and I’ve been documenting our adventure!  You can read the first half of our trip report here. The rest of the trip wasn’t as scheduled as the first two days, so I’m just going to jump around and hit some of our highlights.  Because the parks [...]

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Summer Never Ends: Neon Merchandise at Disney Parks

Summer Never Ends: Neon Merchandise at Disney Parks

| August 22, 2013 | 5 Replies

Even though the air is getting cooler and school buses are once again driving down the streets, summertime is still in full swing at Walt Disney World and Disneyland. As a part of the Monstrous Summer campaign, Sulley and Mike Wazowski, two quirky characters from Monsters University, are brightening up the days at the parks. [...]

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Bringing the Island Home: Enchanted Tiki Room Merchandise from Disney Parks

Bringing the Island Home: Enchanted Tiki Room Merchandise from Disney Parks

| August 18, 2013 | 1 Reply

This summer marked the 50th anniversary of the world’s first Audio-Animatronic show: Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room, an attraction that lets birds and flowers sing together in a tropical paradise in Disneyland park. Using pure Disney Imagineering magic and a bit of pixie dust, guests find themselves transported from Adventureland to the Seven Seas and are [...]

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