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An Overview of the EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays

The EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays is officially underway, and it runs until December 30. It’s a short festival, but there is plenty to do for the whole family. Here is a quick overview of what you can expect. The first thing that you need to do when you enter EPCOT is to pick up a Festival Passport. This ...

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Entertainment at the 2021 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays

The 2021 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays is officially underway! Last year things were scaled back, but this year the experience is much closer to the festivals of the past. Here are some of the entertainment highlights. This year you can once again experience holiday traditions from across the globe throughout World Showcase. You can hear about A Mischievous ...

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Holiday Kitchens at the 2021 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays

The 2021 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays has begun! This is the shortest of the four festivals at EPCOT, it runs only until December 30. For many Guests, the highlight of all of the festivals at EPCOT is the extra food offered around and near World Showcase. For Festival of the Holidays, they are called Holiday Kitchens. They feature ...

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Volunteers Are Still Needed for Night of a Million Lights

On November 9 I had the chance to preview Night of a Million Lights at Give Kids the World Village in Kissimmee, Florida. This is a must-do event if you plan to visit Walt Disney World during the holiday season. There are millions of lights, but that isn’t the heart of the festivities. Everything at Give Kids the World Village ...

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Night of a Million Lights at Give Kids the World Village

One of our favorite nonprofit organizations is Give Kids the World Village. It’s an 89 acre complex in Kissimmee, Florida that gives Wish Kids and their families a week that they will never forget. Critically ill children have the opportunity to forget about treatments and tests for a few days, and their parents make memories that will last a lifetime. ...

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The Magic of blended families: Mickey & Minnie leap off storybook pages in Disney’s newest short, ‘The Stepdad’

Disney has the Midas touch on just about everything they do, and their ads are no exception. But their latest “Happy Holidays” ad created by UK Disney gives us all the feels. We’re not ugly crying, but we’ve definitely got a few tears. According to LovetoKnow.com, 11 to 15% of families in the United Kingdom are blended, and myriads more ...

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Florida now has lowest COVID rates in the U.S.; what does that mean for holiday crowds at Disney World?

Florida now has the lowest number of COVID cases among the 50 United States of America, based on daily averages. The Sunshine State is currently averaging 1,700 new cases daily, or approximately 8 cases for every 100,000 Floridians. The only other state in the union to have single digits per 100,000 residents is Hawaii. Shocked? Many who have watched the ...

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