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Serendipity Dedication at Give Kids the World Village

Give Kids the World Village is an 89 acre complex that is located just miles from Walt Disney World. On the surface, it looks like a whimsical, themed resort. There is much more to GKTW than that. Since 1989, Give Kids the World has offered over 176,000 Wish families a chance to have the vacation of a lifetime. On July ...

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EPCOT Forever on the Fourth of July

The 4th of July and fireworks go hand in hand. Before the closure due to COVID-19, Independence Day was a cause for celebration at Walt Disney World. Special fireworks replaced Happily Ever After at the Magic Kingdom, and IllumiNations had a special patriotic ending. There were no fireworks in 2020, the parks hadn’t even reopened yet. Fireworks returned to the ...

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Happily Ever After Is Back! Our Experience On Opening Day

There is no better way to end a day at Walt Disney World than with fireworks. The shows never disappoint. Sadly, the skies have been dark since the middle of March, 2020. On July 1, 2021, that changed, with the return of Happily Ever After at the Magic Kingdom and EPCOT Forever at EPCOT. My daughter and I were at ...

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A Celebration of Festival of the Lion King Soft Opening

One thing that has been missing since Walt Disney World reopened is live shows. There are a few, but most of the pre-closure productions have not been possible if following safety measures. One of the best shows at Walt Disney World has always been “Festival of the Lion King”. Everyone was thrilled when it was announced that a modified version ...

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Disney After Hours BOO BASH Is Coming to the Magic Kingdom

We have been waiting anxiously from information on what will happen at the Magic Kingdom this year for the Halloween Season. Fans have been divided on whether Disney would announce the return of Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party or if it would instead be Disney Villains After Hours. It turns out that Disney had something brand new in mind.   For ...

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Gelateria Toscana Is Open at EPCOT!

Summer is just around the corner, although it feels like it has already arrived at Walt Disney World. What better treat is there to cool off with than ice cream? How about some delicious gelati, or Italian ice cream? You can find that at the brand new Gelateria Toscana at EPCOT, and you’ll find many other tasty treats as well. ...

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