Whether it’s a rainy day or just a quiet evening after a long day at the Orlando theme parks, sometimes a cozy movie night is the perfect addition to your vacation. At Clarion Inn at Lake Buena Vista, you’ll enjoy the convenience of having a mini-mart and two eateries in the lobby. Once you return from your day out exploring Orlando, you can relax knowing that everything you need is just steps away from your hotel room. For a movie night that’s sure to be a hit with the kids, catch a movie on TV with our premium channels, then visit Lite Bite downstairs and pick out your favorite snacks. Check out our movie night suggestions below for ideas. Movie […]
Just when you think Disney® can’t get any better, they announce that they are building an all-new Toy Story Land at Hollywood Studios, opening this summer. This new themed area will attract both out-of-state travelers and Florida residents alike. No matter how many times you’ve been to Disney® before, this is a must-see for all Toy Story fans out there. The Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista can get you close to Woody, Buzz, and the rest of the Disney® gang without breaking the bank during your stay. Andy’s Back Yard If you’ve ever daydreamed about what it would be like to be toy-sized, dream no longer. Toy Story Land is all set within Andy’s back yard filled with larger-than-life sized […]
There’s just something about toys that seems magical, even for many who have long grown out of using them. Ask any baby-boomer about Chatty Cathy or Lite-Brite and they will probably have a twinkle in their eyes as they remember favorite toys from years past. Some, like yo-yo’s and Mickey Mouse have stood the test of time as kids today still enjoy them, but others like the Easy-Bake Oven and the Lite-Brite have faded from popularity long ago. Take a walk down memory lane as we recount top toys from the past few decades. Army Men – Bergen Toy and Novelty Co. developed these classic 2-inch plastic toy figures in 1938, which captured the imagination of those who lived during […]
Epcot International Food and Wine Festival August 30 – November 12 Experience a world of flavors at Epcot International Food and Wine Festival. Attend culinary events with celebrity chefs, dance at concerts under the stars during the Eat to the Beat concert series, and sample dishes and drinks from around the world. Entrance to the festival is included with park admission.
Cirque du Soleil: Crystal August 1 – 5, 2018 Experience a brand new Cirque du Soleil production in Orlando. Follow lead character Crystal as she embarks on a magical journey of self-discovery as told by talented acrobats and ice skaters. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind show that is sure to be a hit with fans of circus arts and skating alike.
Movie Night at Leu Gardens August 3, 2018 Watch a movie under the stars this summer at the Harry P. Leu Gardens. Grab a blanket, chairs, and picnic dinner and join Orlando locals for a screening of Black Panther. You can also purchase dinner at the gardens in Curbie’s Sidewalk Café. Cool off with popsicles from Peak Season Pops. Movie screening is weather permitting.
Florida Kids and Family Expo August 18-19, 2018 Escape the heat at the Florida Kids and Family Expo. Featuring over 150,000 square feet of air conditioned fun, the expo includes free product samples, character meet and greets, bounce houses, and more. There is something for children of all ages as well as parents. Strollers are welcome.
Hiring the right wedding officiant is the best way to take your wedding ceremony to the next level. Lon Tosi, an Orlando wedding officiant and Vice President of Sensational Ceremonies, recently shared his insight and advice for couples selecting an officiant. Today, he shares how he creates ceremonies that capture the unique love story of the wedded couple. Celebrate Your Love Story Weddings are a celebration of the couple’s love story and ceremonies should reflect that. In order to create a customized ceremony, Lon uses Sensational Ceremonies’ wedding planning kit. Delivered to the couples electronically, the kit features plenty of customizable options. “There are so many options in this kit,” explains Lon, “There’s ceremony styles, there are readings like poetry […]
Orlando has so much to offer, and there is something for everyone. You may be in the mood for some music, dancing, and excitement. Some night calls for a more refined yet equally as fun activity, such as indulging in fine wine. However you pass the night, Disney Springs is the place to be. If you’re a fan of wine or an aficionado, a diehard oenophile, or a budding connoisseur, you definitely can’t miss Wine Bar George during your stay in Orlando. Wine Bar George There are many things which make Wine Bar George exciting and special. First and foremost, founder George Miliotes is a master sommelier, one of only 249 currently in the world. Until now, there had been […]
If you think that you’ve seen and done everything there is at Disney®, there still may be one hidden gem left to discover. Maybe you’ve spent days at the wonderful Disney® parks and Disney Springs™, but you may have never heard of Disney’s® BoardWalk. Tucked away to the side of Epcot, BoardWalk is nestled up against Crescent Lake across the water from the famous Yacht Club Resort. As the name implies, it is modeled after the distinctive boardwalks of yesteryear in Atlantic City and Coney Island, and it features fun nightlife activities as well as amazing dining experiences. Nightlife The beauty of BoardWalk right on the water with its old-time theming is exciting enough on its own, and many choose […]
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