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Celebrate New Years Eve 2008 at Walt Disney World

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — A kaleidoscope of colors and elaborate light displays will decorate the skies on the final night of 2008 at Walt Disney World Resort.

wdw-nye-01Dazzling fireworks showers, live entertainment and extended park hours throughout the Vacation Kingdom on Dec. 31 make it a popular spot to ring in the new year.

At Epcot, a special version of “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth,” the laser-light spectacular featuring dancing flames and cascading fountains orchestrated to an original musical score, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. and 11:40 p.m.  The park’s Dec. 31 operating hours are 8 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios will host “Fantasmic!,” the lavish spectacular of water animation, lasers and fireworks, at 6:30 p.m. and 8 and 10 p.m.  Revelers can “rock on” with live performances by in-park band “Mulch, Sweat and Shears,” plus a DJ spinning tunes at Mickey’s Sorcerer’s Hat.  A special “Lights, Camera, Happy New Year” fireworks show brings in the new year at 11:50 p.m.  The park is open from 8 a.m. until midnight on Dec. 31.

Late-nighters can party at the Magic Kingdom until the wee hours with parades and fireworks galore.  The park is wdw-nye-02aglow with “Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade” at 12 noon and 3:30 p.m., followed by the wondrous “SpectroMagic” parade at 7 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.  “Holiday Wishes” fireworks, the boldest and brightest pyrotechnics show at Disney, takes place at 8:30 p.m. capped with the grand finale “Fantasy in the Sky” fireworks at 11:50 p.m. On Dec. 31, the park is open from 8 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Dec. 31.  Guests can enjoy one of the final presentations of the romping character cavalcade “Mickey’s Jingle Jungle Parade” at 3:45 p.m.

For more information, visit Disneyworld.com or contact 407/824-4321.

Saratoga Springs Treehouse Construction: Photo and Video Update – Latest DVD Release: "Disneyland Holiday Treat 08"

Hi again everyone!

Denise from Mousesteps offers up these photos and video of the continuing treehouse construction at Saratoga Springs Resort, Walt Disney World. These are due to open by summer, 2009 and are part of the Disney Vacation Club.

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To view the second part of the video please click HERE, and for more photos check out the latest update!

Latest DVD Release:

Jeff Lange’s Disneyland Holiday Treat 08

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This all-new JeffLangeDVD title features the following magical experiences from the holidays at Disneyland: “A Christmas Fantasy Parade”,  Sleeping Beauty’s Winter Castle Lighting, “Haunted Mansion Holiday”, “it’s a small world holiday”, Believe… In Holiday Magic” fireworks and much more!

For more information or to purchase this item, please click HERE.

As always, if you want to request a future DVD idea, Photo Memory topic or comment on anything, just drop me a line at suggestions@JeffLangeDVD.com.

Click here to browse the JeffLangeDVD store.

Some "After-Christmas" Gingerbread – Polynesian Torch Lighting Returns – Latest DVD Release "Disneyland Holiday Treat 08"

Hi everyone!

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday and are recovering nicely. Today I present some “after-Christmas” gingerbread from around the Walt Disney World resort! Donald and Daisy Duck are residing at the Boardwalk Resort. The carousel below is from the Beach Club, Tinkerbell sits atop of it! You will find her below.

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On the lower right, one of the employee-led gingerbread houses inside the Polynesian Resort. Instead of just one gingerbread display, they have many. Some are done by chefs, but others are a team effort from a variety of areas at the resort.

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Below on the left is the main gingerbread display in the lobby. All others are on the 2nd floor, including the Tiki bar which is one of two that are at the sushi bar. The Polynesian has some wonderful displays, including one of an air hangar with moving propellers!

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Polynesian Torch Lighting Returns:

Frequent contributor and site partner Denise from MouseSteps was at the first Polynesian Torch Lighting Ceremony tonight since it was stopped a few weeks ago due to Kaleo leaving.

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The ceremony was hosted this evening by Lipoa, who entertains at “Ohana.

All New DVD:

Jeff Lange’s Disneyland Holiday Treat 08

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This all-new JeffLangeDVD title features the following magical experiences from the holidays at Disneyland: “A Christmas Fantasy Parade”,  Sleeping Beauty’s Winter Castle Lighting, “Haunted Mansion Holiday”, “it’s a small world holiday”, Believe… In Holiday Magic” fireworks and much more!

For more information or to purchase this item, please click HERE.

Don’t forget these other great JeffLangeDVD Holiday titles: Jeff Lange Remembers: Disneyland Holiday Classics, Jeff Lange Experiences: Epcot’s Holiday Traditions, Jeff Lange Remembers Walt Disney World Holiday Classics,

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Jeff Lange’s Holiday Treat 06, Jeff Lange’s Holiday Treat 07 and Jeff Lange’s Holiday Treat 08.

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As always, if you want to request a future DVD idea, Photo Memory topic or comment on anything, just drop me a line at suggestions@JeffLangeDVD.com.

Click here to browse the JeffLangeDVD store.

Disneyland Holiday Treat 08 DVD – Free Bonus while supplies last.

Hi everyone!

As a special thank you to those that order Jeff Lange’s Disneyland Holiday Treat 08 DVD direct from this site, we are including the following as a free bonus while supplies last.

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This was the “Sparkling With Joy” Holiday Guide Map given out at Disneyland and it makes an ideal companion to the new DVD.

For more details on purchasing this title, click HERE.

For more information on this or other titles please contact Jeff@jefflangedvd.com or visit JeffLangeDVD.

last minute shoppers: I do offer express shipping by request for all my products. Please contact me at Jeff@jefflangedvd.com to arrange for overnight delivery.

Buy it Now – Jeff Lange’s Disneyland Holiday Treat 08 DVD

disneyland-holiday-treat-08Seasons Greetings from Jeff Lange! Celebrate the holidays with this all-new DVD featuring magical experiences from the “Merriest Place on Earth”, Disneyland!

Disneyland Entrance / Main Street Omnibus – Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the holidays as you enjoy a one-way trip high atop the Main Street omnibus! You’ll travel past the Disneyland Christmas tree, stopping at Sleeping Beauty’s beautiful snow covered castle.

“A Christmas Fantasy” Parade – You have perfect viewing of this beloved holiday tradition, from Christmas Tree Point on Main Street USA! This Disneyland classic features an enchanted collection of holiday scenes, music, and your favorite Disney characters in yuletide settings. Toy soldiers march, friendly snowmen dance and Santa waves from a soaring sleigh as reindeer prance below!

Sleeping Beauty’s Winter Castle Lighting – Experience Disneyland’s winter castle in all of it’s holiday majesty! This park icon, decorated with snowdrifts and icicles, transforms like magic as it sparkles and glistens while snow falls all around you!

Haunted Mansion Holiday – See what happens when holidays collide as Jack Skellington and his fiendish friends take over the Haunted Mansion! This ultimate version was compiled from eight rides to capture all the nuances of this spooky holiday favorite!

“it’s a small world” holiday – Watch as the exterior facade of Disneyland’s “it’s a small world” attraction magically comes to life in an amazing display of holiday images and music! Next, board your boat and enjoy the “happiest holiday cruise that ever sailed” in this tribute to children the world over!

“Believe…In Holiday Magic” Fireworks – This fireworks spectacular lights up the skies over the Magic Kingdom and Sleeping Beauty’s castle. The show is a combination of five acts: The Magic of Christmas, Christmas Merriment, A Heartfelt Holiday, Holiday Wonders and The Spirit of Christmas. Your night concludes with a magical snowfall on Main Street USA.

Pick up a copy of “Jeff Lange’s Disneyland Holiday Treat 08” today and relive all the holiday magic or experience it for the first time.

Running Time: 66 Min

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Final Polynesian Resort Torch Lighting Ceremony – Production Update: Disneyland Holiday Treat 08

Hi everyone!

On December 13th, Disney’s Polynesian Resort held it’s last Torch Lighting Ceremony at the main entrance to the Great Ceremonial House.

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Polynesian Resort fans may recognize the master of ceremonies at the torch lighting as Kaleo, the guitar player from the Tambu Lounge.

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Kaleo is leaving the Polynesian after over eighteen years of entertaining many guests, myself included! We wish him the best in whatever he does next and fans can keep up to date at his website bighawaiianguy.com.

To see some of my vintage Polynesian Resort photos, please click HERE and HERE.  For those who are huge Polynesian Resort fans (as I am!),  I also have for sale a  Polynesian Resort Screensaver CD and a Polynesian Resort Experiences DVD. I also recommend the Tikiman Pages as the best online resource for Polynesian resort history. 

Bonus Video:

This is video of the final Polynesian Resort Torch Lighting Ceremony recorded 12/13/08!

Thank you Kaleo and Mahalo!

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Production Update:

I am working on an all new DVD featuring the Holidays at Disneyland that will be titled “Disneyland Holiday Treat 08“!

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I plan to include: “A Christmas Fantasy Parade”, Sleeping Beauty’s Winter Castle Lighting, “it’s a small world holiday”, “Haunted Mansion Holiday”, Believe… In Holiday Magic” fireworks and more!

Christmas DVDs:

Get your last minute holiday shopping finished with these JeffLangeDVD titles, available now! Jeff Lange Remembers: Disneyland Holiday Classics, Jeff Lange Experiences: Epcot’s Holiday Traditions, Jeff Lange Remembers Walt Disney World Holiday Classics, Jeff Lange’s Holiday Treat 06, Jeff Lange’s Holiday Treat 07 and Jeff Lange’s Holiday Treat 08.

As always, if you want to request a future DVD idea, Photo Memory topic or comment on anything, just drop me a line at suggestions@JeffLangeDVD.com.

Click here to browse the JeffLangeDVD store.

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