Holiday Fun at Disney’s Hollywood Studios – Orlando
‘Tis the Season to be jolly at Disney’s Hollywood Studios! There’s plenty of holiday festivities to enchant guests of all ages. Echo Lake and even Dinosaur Gertie are all dressed up in holiday garb plenty of lights, garland, over-sized ornaments and a giant Christmas tree as the centerpiece. Sunset Boulevard comes alive with falling snow and whimsical lighting creating the perfect winter wonderland setting, complete with Disney characters like the Swedish Chef, Olaf, Mickey and Minnie providing plenty of Christmas cheer. Grab a special meal with Minnie Mouse and other Disney friends at Minnie’s Holiday Dine, a seasonal lunch or dinner dining event at Hollywood & Dine. Celebrate the sweet treats of the season at Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! Dessert Party followed by the nightly fireworks spectacular called Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! Lots of exciting music, state-of-the-art projections and special effects bring beloved scenes from stories like Beauty and the Beast, Mickey’s Christmas Carol and Pluto’s Christmas Tree to life. Meet with Santa Claus until Christmas Eve and then visit with Goofy from Christmas Day until New Year’s Eve. There’s more than enough holiday cheer, fun and celebrations to go around for the Christmas season at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando.
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Disney’s BoardWalk Villas is a charming, turn-of-the-century-style Disney Vacation Club property located on tranquil Crescent Lake. Disney’s BoardWalk Villas is conveniently located just a short stroll from Disney’s Hollywood Studios. This picturesque boardwalk-inspired resort is designed to resemble the beachfront resorts of Coney Island, New York and Atlantic City, New Jersey. Pastel-colored architecture, wood decking, carnival accents and twinkling lights provide the backdrop for this timeless waterside resort with tons of Disney magic. There’s even a merry-go-round from the 1920’s in the elegant resort lobby that spins on an hourly rotation to delight resort guests in a swirl of color, carousel horses, and old-time music.
1- and 2-bedroom villas and spectacular 3-bedroom grand villas feature traditional décor in soothing beachy hues. Deluxe accommodations include a fully-equipped kitchen, spacious living and dining area, sleep sofa, luxurious bathroom with a whirlpool tub, complimentary WIFI, DVD player, flat screen TV, in-unit washer/dryer and a patio or balcony offering a pleasant view. Studio units have a kitchenette with mini-fridge, microwave and toaster, a daybed and other deluxe amenities. Venture out and explore the shops, restaurants, activities and live entertainment found along the delightful boardwalk.
Reserve a table at the Flying Fish Café for signature dining in an upscale, whimsical atmosphere. The AbracadaBar serves specialty cocktails before and after dinner. Get an autograph and photo memory at the Disney character breakfast at Trattoria al Forno where they also serve up delicious nightly Italian, oven-baked favorites. At Big River Grille & Brewing Works diners can watch the brewmaster at work creating unique beers at this family-friendly establishment.
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– contributed by Chris Golden