Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Night of Joy 2017

Today we're excited to share the line-up for this year’s Disney Night of Joy event featuring 15 of the greatest performers in Contemporary Christian music – Friday, Sept. 8 and Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex!



With Contemporary Christian Music legends like MercyMe, Amy Grant, Steven Curtis Chapman and Kirk Franklin joining a new generation of Christian hit makers like Danny Gokey, Jordan Feliz and Rend Collective, the complex will be filled with two nights of awe-inspiring music. And, word has it that Amy and Steven might sing a couple of songs together!
We are also thrilled to welcome Night of Joy favorite, Matthew West as our host for the two-night event this year. Matthew will be running around the complex, introducing artists and just generally keeping things hopping.
This year’s event – our 35th actually – will feature one of the greatest concert lineups in Contemporary Christian music history. (Entertainment subject to change.)
  • Friday, Sept. 8 – MercyMe, TobyMac, Natalie Grant, Danny Gokey, Matt Maher, Colton Dixon, Rend Collective, Zach Williams.
  • Saturday, Sept. 9 – Amy Grant, Steven Curtis Chapman, Kirk Franklin, Jordan Feliz, Crowder, Jeremy Camp, Tye Tribbett.
Tickets will go on sale in early June. Stay tuned to Main Street Memories for more details!

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Dates Announced at Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort




Although tickets are NOT YET available for purchase, the party dates have been released!

53 days of fun this fall at Magic Kingdom® at Walt Disney World® Resort as Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party return in all their glory.
For Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, 32 spook-tacular dates include:
  • August 25, 29
  • September 1, 7, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29
  • October 1, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20, 22, 24, 26, 27, 29, 31
  • November 1
Returning to the Magic Kingdom fright-fest are the Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular stage show in front of Cinderella Castle featuring the mischievous Sanderson sisters from the hit Disney film “Hocus Pocus;” Mickey's "Boo-to-You" Halloween Parade; and Happy HalloWishes.


For Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas, 21 holiday-tastic dates include:
  • November 8, 9, 12, 14, 16, 17, 26, 28
  • December 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 21, 22
Returning favorites for the holidays include Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade, Holiday Wishes, A Frozen Holiday Wish and Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration.

**tickets and more details to come soon!

Monday, March 27, 2017

Cake Decorating Experience at Amorette’s Patisserie at Disney Springs



When Walt Disney World® Resort Guests enter Amorette's Patisserie at Disney Springs™, they can feast their eyes on a gallery of goodies, including cookies, macarons, pastries and signature cakes.


**Now you can learn how to create your own magic during a new Cake Decorating Experience at Amorette’s Patisserie beginning March 31, 2017. Reservations are now open, and the experience, which must be booked in advance, will be from 8:45 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. every Friday through May 5, 2017.

During the experience, you can enjoy complimentary specialty coffee, mimosas and bellinis while you work side by side with the pros at Amorette’s Patisserie to decorate your own Mickey Dome Cake.You’ll discover how the team at Amorette's seamlessly blends artistry and storytelling in cake design, starting with the elegant gla├žage (that’s French for “mirror glaze”) and ending with the finishing touches such as chocolate sculpted ears, tail, belt and buttons – all edible, of course.

Guests can even take their cake home to impress their family and friends – it not only looks beautiful, but tastes delicious. Space is limited. The Cake Decorating Experience at Amorette’s Patisserie is another exciting offering from the Enchanting Extras Collection, which allows you to enhance your vacation.
Cost is $129 plus tax for ages 10 and up, for one to two Guests working on a single cake. A second cake can be purchased for an additional $40.

Friday, March 24, 2017

‘The Music of Pixar LIVE!’ Will Debut at Disney’s Hollywood Studios This Summer



This summer at Walt Disney World® Resort, Disney’s Hollywood Studios® will present “The Music of Pixar LIVE! A Symphony of Characters.” This limited-time concert event will showcase memorable music from Pixar Animation Studios films, complete with a live orchestra and appearances by beloved Disney•Pixar characters.

Starting May 26, 2017, “The Music of Pixar LIVE!” will be presented three times nightly at Theater of the Stars at Disney’s Hollywood Studios (following the regular daily performances of “Beauty and the Beast – Live on Stage”). The show will also feature highlights from some of Pixar’s greatest scores, from films like “Toy Story” to “Cars 3.” Guests can also expect appearances by Woody, Jessie, Mike and Sulley, the Incredibles and more.

Exploring Alaska’s Icy Strait Point with Disney Cruise Line: Wildlife Adventures

Some of the best whale watching in Alaska! A great Port Adventure for this port!


Thursday, March 23, 2017

Explore Pandora – The World of Avatar with Nightly Extra Magic Hours

Walt Disney World update:
Extra Magic Hours for Pandora: The World of Avatar!
For a limited time, May 27-July 4, 2017, Guests staying at select Walt Disney World® Resort hotels can explore Pandora – The World of Avatar beyond regular Park hours. Nightly Extra Magic Hours will be offered from 11 p.m.-1 a.m. only in Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park.

Disney·Pixar’s “Cars 3” Tour Plans a Pit Stop at Disney Springs

Great Photo opportunities with Lightning McQueen alongside new characters Cruz Ramirez and Jackson Storm, when the “Road to the Races” nationwide tour kicks off March 23-26, 2017 at Disney Springs Marketplace.
The tour, located at Disney Springs in the former Marketplace Bus Loop near Once Upon A Toy, opens to the public on Thursday, March 23 at 12:00 p.m. and will run until 7:00 p.m. that evening. On Friday, March 24, and Saturday, March 25, join the fun from 11 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. And on the final day, Sunday, March 26, guests can enjoy the experience from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

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