Celebration

Walt Disney World buys 1,000 more acres near Celebration, FL

Celebration in Osceola County, FL is known as the town Disney built. Although the Walt Disney Company no longer owns or manages the development, it does maintain some business offices in the town. In a move that has fans talking,Walt Disney World acquired an additional… Read More »Walt Disney World buys 1,000 more acres near Celebration, FL

Celebration – Growing problems in the town that Disney built

No grander a publication than the international magazine of the common-sense approach, The Economist, has turned their eye toward the Disney built town of Celebration. A land of hope, ideal living, and a paradise providing Walt Disney World adjacent living. As you might suspect, even… Read More »Celebration – Growing problems in the town that Disney built

Disney Parks Twitter account celebrates reaching 1 Million Followers

1 million followers anywhere is a big number. So Disney decided to celebrate when it’s @DisneyParks Twitter account reached that milestone. They gathered some of your favorite Disney characters for a special stop-motion surprise: Now go behind the scenes with Walt Disney World photographer Chloe… Read More »Disney Parks Twitter account celebrates reaching 1 Million Followers

Now Snowing brings free holiday family fun to Celebration, FL

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Last weekend we were invited to a special preview evening of Celebration Florida’s fantastic family friendly holiday event – Now Snowing. It’s Central Florida’s original and longest-running “snow” event and, it’s free to attend (including free parking). So it’s very affordable.

November 29th marks the first snowfall of the year with a special tree lighting ceremony and then after that every night will feature great family entertainment, and, of course, snow fall through December 31st.

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Here’s what to expect on your visit:

  • Snow Falls Every Night at 6, 7, 8 and 9 PM (weather permitting)
  • Each year Now Snowing hosts a variety of free Family-friendly concerts on Saturday nights
  • On December 4th, guests visiting Now Snowing will witness an unforgettable 5-minute long fireworks display over the lake (8:30 PM).

In addition to the snowfall, guests can go “ice” skating, ride a horse draw cart or take a carriage ride through town, travel on board the Christmas Train, listen to carolers, dine at any of Celebration’s great restaurants, of meet Santa and Mrs. Claus. Read More »Now Snowing brings free holiday family fun to Celebration, FL

Finally getting to the Cronut at EPCOT

The Croissant Doughnut (aka Cronut) is a recent addition to the list of delicious treats at EPCOT. It reminds me very much of the Beaver Tails (I knew them as Elephant Ears growing up in PDX) they used to serve in Canada, only shaped like… Read More »Finally getting to the Cronut at EPCOT