May the Fourth Be With You!

April 26, 2013 Cheryl 1

VaderThis may be the coolest Limited Time Magic yet!  For one day only, Disney’s Hollywood Studios will present a “Limited Time Magic” event for the annual, fan-proclaimed “Star Wars Day,” May 4 – as in “May the Fourth Be With You!”

Not to be confused with the annual month-long Star Wars Weekends special event (which begins May 17), this “Limited Time Magic” celebration will feature special Star Wars character appearances, commemorative merchandise, and entertainment including a Star Wars dance party and a Star Wars-themed fireworks show to finish off the day.  You might even find yourself sitting next to Chewbacca aboard Star Tours – The Adventures Continue, as Star Wars characters will make surprise appearances on the 3-D attraction to enjoy the wild journey through space alongside park guests!!  How cool is that!!!!

Force Push

A special edition of Jedi Training Academy also is planned that day, with parents invited to join their children (ages 4-12, sign-ups required on first-come basis) on-stage for the training and final showdown with the Empire!!    Then when the sun goes down, get ready to party!  Lobot (from Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back) takes over as DJ for a dance party that will be highlighted by a special Star Wars fireworks show.

All “May the Fourth Be With You” Limited Time Magic park activities and shows are included in regular admission to Disney’s Hollywood Studios.




“Limited Time Magic” at the Disney Theme Parks in 2013!

October 17, 2012 Cheryl 0
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Disney Parks have 52 weeks of magical surprises planned for you in 2013!  As announced this morning, “Limited Time Magic” features some extra magical experiences, with some Pixie Dust sprinkled in for good measure!   These special events will be occurring about both the Disneyland® Resort and the Walt Disney World® Resort, where they will suddenly appear, and then disappear almost as quickly.   The magic ranges from Park-wide events, to special culinary treats, to limited edition merchandise, to special moments of surprise and delight, and it all begins in January of 2013!

So, what can you expect with to see with “Limited Time Magic” at Disney Parks? Here’s an idea:

  • True Love: Celebrate romance and enchantment throughout Valentine’s Week with special moments and entertainment geared to lovebirds. Disney Princes join their Princesses to meet Park Guests in special settings, prix fixe menus turn up at select restaurants and Valentine’s collectibles will be offered for the week.
  • Independence Week: It’s red, white and blue as Disney Parks salutes America with a 4th of July Fireworks Party — for an entire week, with patriotic lighting bathing the Disney castles on both coasts. Mickey Mouse appears in his patriotic finest and Guests will find special USA shirts, Ear Hats and other limited-edition souvenirs.
  • Long Lost Friends Week: Lesser-known Disney characters will move from the shadows to the spotlight meet-and-greets on both coasts. Photo opportunities with characters that could include Flik, Clarabelle Cow, Remy, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum will surprise and delight your Clients. And Disney Guests even have the chance to vote online for which characters they want to see.
  • Pirate Week: Why talk like a pirate one day when you could celebrate these scalawags all week long? The adventures of Jack Sparrow come to life like never before during a bicoastal buccaneer bash in which the Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts become pirate-palooza: pirate bands, pirate meet-and-greets and more.
  • Dapper Dans Sing Boy Bands: The Dapper Dans, the iconic quartet from Main Street, U.S.A., will add a special finale to their show, claiming the title of the “Original Boy Band” and delivering a medley of hits from One Direction, *NSYNC and the Backstreet Boys.
  • Unleash the Villains: Friday the 13th in September 2013 is a special day, soDisneyland Park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios Park are staying open until the 13th hour (1 a.m.). Maleficent, Captain Hook, Jafar, and other Disney Villains host a dance party, complete with limited-edition collectibles and other nighttime mischief.
  • Golden Horseshoe Revue: The fabled Frontierland show returns to Disneyland Park for one month only, bringing back the corny jokes and enduring songs that were often enjoyed by Walt Disney himself.

I can’t decide which event I am more excited about – Pirate Week, Long Lost Friends Week, or Unleash the Villains.  And I LOVE spending the 4th of July at Walt Disney World®, so a whole week of patriotic event is going to be awesome!!  I may just have to move to Walt Disney World® to take advantage of all of these amazing events!!  Which one are you looking forward to the most?