2020 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival

It’s almost time for one of my favorite Disney festivals!  The Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival will begin this year on March 4, 2020 and run through June 1, 2020.  If you love gardening and everything about flowers, you will love this festival.  I am not one that is very good at growing and keeping plants alive and I LOVE this festival!  I love flowers and spring and this combination just makes me happy! […]

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What’s New in 2020!

There are so many new and exciting adventures coming to Disney World in Florida and Disneyland in California in 2020.  Now is the time to start planning a vacation to a Disney destination to be able to see these new attractions!  Read on to learn about some of the new attractions coming to Disney parks.  Epcot Epcot will be seeing a lot of big changes as it is going through a bit of a makeover!  […]

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Dates announced for 27th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival!

Have you been thinking about going to Disney World during Spring 2020?  Here is one more reason you should start planning your next Disney World Resort vacation… the dates have been released for the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival!  This fun festival will take place from March 4 to June 1, 2020.   This is the longest running festival at Epcot.  It is known for its unique topiaries, outdoor kitchens and Garden Rocks Concert […]

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2019 Eat to the Beat Concert Series

The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is such a fun event to attend.  This year, the Festival will take place between August 29 – November 23, 2019.  After spending a day exploring Epcot and tasting foods from around the world, you can end your evening listening to one of the many performers who will be at the America Gardens Theater in the World Showcase.  To ensure great seats for the concerts, you can book […]

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Exciting Fall Promo News!!!

Early this morning, Disney made traveling to Disney World this Fall a little more exciting!!  One very popular offer is back!!  If you have been thinking of a fun, fall vacation at Disney World, contact me at valerie@magical-vacations.com now for details and to get started!!  The offers are limited and won’t last long!!  Remember, my planning services are FREE!  

2019 Epcot Candlelight Processional

Since I’ve been posting some Christmas in July photos on Instagram and Facebook, I wanted to take the time to talk about special events that you can enjoy when you book your Disney vacation during the holiday season. The 2019 Epcot International Festival of the Holidays – Candlelight Processional is a truly amazing way to experience the biblical tale of the savior born in Bethlehem. Celebrity narrators stand with a 50-pieced orchestra and massed choir […]

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It’s Raining, Now What?

No one ever wants to look at the weather forecast and see rainy days while they are on vacation at Disney World. However, when this happens, know that your day is not ruined. First, if you see rain in the forecast, the chance of it being an all-day rain is slim. In the summer, it isn’t a typical day unless it rains in the afternoon. The typical summer storm usually lasts for a short period […]

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What to pack in your Disney Park Bag

When you are preparing for your day at one of the theme parks at Disney World or Disneyland, you want to make sure you have essentials with you.  Some people don’t like carrying a bag into the Disney parks because they don’t want to go through the bag check line.  Others feel they need to pack everything with them.  I am right in the middle.  There are some days when I go to a park […]

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Disney World Character Meals

Character meals are a lot of fun and always a great way to meet the characters, get autographs and photos and not have to wait in line to meet the characters.  In fact, for most character meals, the characters come to you! Since character dining at Disney World is top on most people’s list of dining options, lets look at the different character dining experiences around Walt Disney World.  Magic Kingdom Be Our Guest – […]

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Disney World Fast Pass+

Walt Disney World’s Fast Pass+ is a virtual reservation system that allows guests or their travel agents to reserve times for select rides and attractions throughout the Disney World theme parks.  When guests arrive at a ride or attraction where they have a Fast Pass+ reservation , they are able to enter the ride through the shorter Fast Pass+ line instead of the usually longer standby or regular line.  For guests staying at Disney World […]

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