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Park Watch: What’s Happening This Month

JULY 2023 Oh say can you see… all the summer fun happening in Disney Parks this month?! Disney World 4th of July Celebrations “Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky” – a nighttime patriotic fireworks spectacular returns this year to the Magic Kingdom for the holiday weekend. Shows will take place… Read more »

Boo To You Halloween Parade float with Haunted Mansion hitchhiking ghosts and Mickey and Minnie on a float from the Once Upon a Christmastime Parade

Happy Hallo-Holidays!

Boo to You and a Very Merry Christmas too! I know, I know it’s confusing. We’re all planning our Halloween trips to Disney Parks and here comes Disney dropping all these holiday news bombs on us. How do they expect us to keep both of those festive parts of our brains focused?! Take a deep… Read more »

Mickey and friends during Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration stage show

DATES ANNOUNCED for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party in Disney World

Do you hear what I hear? It’s the jingle jangle of holiday announcements from Disney! Disney has officially announced the 2023 dates for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party. This After Hours event will take place on select nights from November 9 through December 22. Party Dates: November: 9, 10, 13, 14, 16, 17, 19, 21,… Read more »

Oogie Boogie Bash: Dates, Details & Dining Packages

Dates and Details for Oogie Boogie Bash in Disneyland

Disney World goes into full Halloween mode in August, but Disneyland doesn’t launch their Fall festivities until September 1. Recently Disney announced the official dates for this year’s Oogie Boogie Bash and revelated that they’ve added more dates to this year’s event. The Oogie Boogie Bash will run on select nights from September 5th until… Read more »

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Park Watch: What’s Happening This Month

JUNE 2023 It’s June, and that means summer break is in full swing and it’s time for a new round of exciting events at Disney Parks! Disney World Disney After Hours at EPCOT Disney After Hours at EPCOT takes place select nights June 1 to August 24, 2023. This is a limited-capacity, separate ticket event… Read more »

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Park Watch: What’s Happening This Month

MAY 2023 With Spring Break and Easter behind us and Memorial Day just on the horizon, summer is ramping up in Disney Parks. Disney World EPCOT International Flower & Garden Show EPCOT International Flower & Garden Show continues all this month and so does the Garden Rocks Concert Series which is accompanied by the Garden… Read more »

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Park Watch: What’s Happening This Month

APRIL 2023 The 50th Anniversary Celebration in Disney World has come to an end but never fear, there’s still plenty happening in Disney Parks. Disney World Nighttime Entertainment Updates Starting April 3, “Happily Ever After” fireworks return to the Magic Kingdom, as well as the Happily Ever After Fireworks Dessert Parties. These are incredibly popular… Read more »

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Park Watch: What’s Happening This Month

MARCH 2023 It’s a short list this month but it’s still going to be busy in Disney Parks. As we roll into March 2023 you can expect parks to be packed. This is the final month of the 50th Anniversary Celebration in Disney World, fan favorite festivals kick off on both coasts, and schools start… Read more »

Park Watch February 2023

Park Watch: What’s Happening This Month

FEBRUARY 2023 I’m a few days late with this post but I’m just going to blame the groundhog for it. February is definitely not the low-crowd sweet spot it used to be, but the Disney Parks are still in something of a post-holiday lull. Here’s a look at some of what’s happening in Disney Parks… Read more »

Magic Kingdom Fireworks

Fireworks Dessert Parties: Are They Worth It?

“Here’s the thing – you’re paying for the reserved viewing, not the food.” Magic Kingdom fireworks are my happy place. Literally. I’ve told my therapist multiple times. I am always the person in our group who is totally willing to camp out in the perfect viewing spot two hours before the show starts. So when… Read more »

Main entrance to Steakhouse 71

Review: Steakhouse 71

In July of 2021 we waved goodbye to The Wave in Disney’s Contemporary Resort. On October 1st that same year we were introduced to it’s replacement – Steakhouse 71. Located on the first floor of the Contemporary Resort, this restaurant has quickly become a guest favorite and many would say it’s the best budget steakhouse… Read more »