To all our readers,
Have a wonderful Thanksgiving Day.
Here are a few events happening in Orlando for Halloween.
Starting with scary fun and frolics for older children and grown ups. Universal is holding it’s ‘Halloween Horror' nights for excitement, shock and horror. http://www.halloweenhorrornights.com/orlando/eventinfo.html
Or for a milder scare the Disney way, check out http://disneyworld.disney.go.com/wdwi/en_GB/parks/specialEvents?id=MickeysNotSoScaryHalloweenPartySpecialEventPage for spooky costumes, trick or treat, Mickey Mouse fun and fireworks.
SeaWorld also has seasonal events for all the family. http://www.seaworldspooktacular.com/swfspook.html
Green Meadows petting farm in Kissimmee has a special ‘fall’ theme, where children can pick their own pumpkin. http://www.greenmeadowsfarm.com/
If you or a member of your family is planning a romantic wedding, have you considered a ‘Disney Wedding’?
On offer is the expertise, the style, the weather, the perfect location.
Couples could have the day of their dreams, with the whole family enjoying a vacation of ‘their’ dreams.
All the planning will be looked after and taken care of by the company that excels in making peoples dreams come true.
Sea World are offering family sleepovers on a few selected nights in the coming autumn season.
Pizza dinner and continental breakfast are included, the fun starts at 6pm until 9am the next day.
For information on prices and dates go to:-
A good way of visiting The World Showcase at Epcot is to involve the family in the Kim Possible Adventure, where you can pick up clues from the different countries and use a ‘Kimmunicator,’ becoming Secret Agents for the day!
The kids can immerse themselves in this fun activity whilst being educated.
Just go up to a ‘Kim Possible’ kiosk and ask a cast member to show you how to begin your adventure.
Whether it’s about :
Disney's Animal Kingdom,
Universal Studios Florida,
Universal's Islands of Adventure,
Kennedy Space Centre,
Theme park tickets,
Maps of the area,
What to do,
We will endeavour to find out the answer for you as soon as possible.
Please click on our Q&A page and ask away. http://orlandoqna.blogspot.com/
Walt Disney World has re-opened the Hall of Presidents, having been closed for a short while to get ready to welcome ‘President Barack Obama’, this amazing robotic exhibition was launched on July 4th 2009.
It has a lifelike Audio-Animatronics figures of all U.S presidents.
Monday 22nd June partly sunny/chance of afternoon thunderstorms with possible damaging winds and lightening high in upper 90F/low in mid 70F
Tuesday 23rd June partly cloudy/chance of thunderstorms high in low 90F/low in mid 70F
Wednesday 24th June partly cloudy/chance of afternoon showers/thunderstorms
high in low 90F/low in mid 70F
Thursday 25th June partly cloudy/chance of thunderstorms high in low 90F/low in mid 70F
Friday 26th June partly cloudy/chance of thunderstorms high in low 90F/low in mid 70F
Saturday 27th June cloudy/showers/thunderstorms high in upper 80F/low in lower 70F
Sunday 28th June cloudy/chance of thunderstorms high in upper 80F/low in lower70F
Average expected High, low 90F
Average expected Low, high 60F to low 70F
Average Expected High, low to mid 90F
Average Expected Low, low to mid 70F
Average Expected High, low to mid 90F
Average Expected Low, low to mid 70F
More archive and weather information can be found on our web-site:- http://www.kissimmee-us192.com/orlando_weather.htm
A few music events that are happening in Orlando for the summer months.
Velvet Sessions Cocktail Party.
The Hard Rock Hotel on Universal Drive will be holding monthly ‘Rock n Roll’ Cocktail Party’s, on the last Thursdays of the month. June 25th July 30th, and August 27th 2009
Universal Summer Concert Series.
At the Music Plaza, artists such as Natasha Bedingfield, Jordin Sparks, LL Cool J, and more will be performing through the summer for the ‘Summer Concert Series 2009’.
Loews Portofino Bay Hotel is holding ‘Harbor Nights Wine Tasting and Jazz Event.’ At Universal Orlando.
Friday July 3rd 2009.
Sounds like summer.
Disney’s Epcot will also be holding summer concerts at the America Gardens Theatre in Epcot’s showcase. From June 15th to August 9th 2009.
Tribute bands called
Stayin’ Alive [tribute to the Bee Gees] June 15thto June 21st
Hotel California [tribute to the Eagles] June 22nd to June28th
Slippery When Wet [tribute to Bon Jovi] June 29 - July 8
52nd Street [tribute to Billy Joel] July 9 - July 17
Sounds of the Supremes [tribute to The Supremes] July 18 - July 26
2U [tribute to U2] July 27 - August 2
Petty Theft [tribute to Tom Petty] August 3 - August 9
Dates could be subject to change.
Only at SeaWorld Orlando.
A lot of people have been waiting for the new thrilling roller coaster at SeaWorld Orlando.
It is now open!
Go and enjoy!
More information can be found at http://www.seaworld.com/orlando/
Theme Park Tickets available from our page - http://www.orlando-maps.info/tickets/orderform.htm
May 25th 2009 is Memorial Day in the United States.
Memorial Day commemorates U.S. service men and women who died while in the military service throughout history.
If you witness a Flag Ceremony during Memorial Day (or at any time, such as daily Walt Disney World Flag Retreat Ceremony in Main Street USA, Magic Kingdom). You should stop, bring yourself to attention, gentleman remove hats and all place your hands by your side. Observe the ceremony in silence and appreciate the sacrifice that is and was given for our freedom.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios, at Walt Disney World Resort, Florida are holding special Star Wars Weekends.
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays May 22-June 14, 2009.
‘Stars’ and celebrities will be appearing at some events for photo opportunities and autograph signing.
Many Star Wars activities will be taking place. including ‘Jedi training’
Look for further information on planning your activities at:- http://ow.ly/6Ubw
It’s comforting to know that in these hard times of recession, holidaymakers are still flocking to Walt Disney World, Universal, and SeaWorld Florida.
Over the Easter period crowds of people are reported to have visited the parks. Normally this is the busiest time but under these economic circumstances one would have thought the numbers would be down!
This article from Examiner.com highlights the harm that may come to wildlife when fed food produced for human consumption. We know it is cute but please do not feed any animals at Walt Disney World.
Found at Doing Florida Forums. Fantasmic gets an extra show over Easter 2009
Add a little touch of Hawaii to your Orlando vacation at Universal Orlando Resorts Lowes Royal Pacific. Found at Universal Orlando News Releases
A half marathon will be taking place at Disney’s World of Sports on March 6-8 2009.
It’s called the Disney’s Princess Half Marathon Weekend and presented by Lady Foot Locker. Women of all ages can take part. Fun for the rest of the family all weekend.
More info:- http://disneyworldsports.disney.go.com/dwws/en_US/events/eventDetail/detail?name=PrincessHalfMarathonDetailPage
From February 27th to March 1st 2009. Walt Disney’s Hollywood Studios is hosting an event called ESPN The Weekend, sports stars will be attending and mixing with the crowd, and to add to the fun there will be an interactive sports zone and of course your favourite Disney Characters.
For more information go to -http://espn.go.com/espntheweekend/