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Christmas 2011 Recap: Disney’s Fort Wilderness Campground Decorations, Golf Cart Parade, Sleigh Rides, Animal Kingdom Lodge, Disney’s Hollywood Studios – Photos and Video

Hi everyone!

We always enjoy the holidays at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort, and Christmas Eve was no exception this year! The decoratons on Pioneer Hall (below, left), were festive and the resort’s main Christmas tree was surrounded by poinsettias (below, right).

 

A Cast Member hands out snickerdoodles and lemonade to guests (below, left). Even the Hitchhiking ghosts get gussied up at this time of year (below, right).

 

A mini Fort Wilderness campground (below, left) is one tiny part of a guest’s holiday display. Mickey stands in front of “Santa’s Snack Wagon” (below, right).

 

Video #1 – Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort Christmas Campsite Decorations, Daytime 12/24/11 – Disney’s Fort Wilderness Campground campsite decorations! The guests at Fort Wilderness has a lot of Christmas spirit, and go all out each year with decorating.

Donald Duck waves from a golf cart during the Fort Wilderness Christmas golf cart parade. This parade was much smaller than the Halloween and 4th of July versions, but still fun to watch! Santa (below, right) was in the cart behind Donald Duck.

 

This golf cart (below, left) is decorated with antlers. A huge Santa Claus (below, right) sits atop one cart, and had a little trouble getting past some trees. This is the largest element we’ve ever seen in any golf cart parade!

 

Video #2 – Disney’s Fort Wilderness Christmas Golf Cart Parade 12/24/11 Walt Disney World – This is the Fort Wilderness Christmas Golf Cart Parade, Christmas Eve 2011, Walt Disney World.

Sleigh rides are very popular around the campground (below, left), 25 minutes for $60.  The horses are even decked out in holiday hats (below, right).

 

We met Scrooge McDuck (below, left), who held onto his money for dear life. Santa (below, right) greeted guests in front of Crockett’s Tavern (below, right).

 

Video #3 – Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort Christmas Sleigh Rides 12/24/11 Walt Disney World – Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort offers sleigh rides this season, which is a carriage ride pulled through the campground.

We also spent some time at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, which has it’s beautiful tree as the lobby centerpiece (below, left). Decorations and ornaments on the tree are African themed (below, right).

 

Both the Jambo House and Kidani Village had Cast Member gingerbread decorating contests (below, left). There seem to be fewer contests around the resorts this year, but we found several. Lilo and Stitch are part of this display (below, right), complete with a Hidden Mickey.

 

Video #4 – Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Christmas Tree and Gingerbread Decorating 12/23/11 – The Christmas decorations at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, including the Cast Member gingerbread houses/displays!

At Disney’s Hollywood Studios, the Premier Theater is showing Mickey’s Christmas Carol, Phineas and Ferb: A Very Perry Christmas and Prep and Landing: Naughty vs. Nice (below, left). Unlike last year, the area in back of the theater is set up with a festive display and a refreshment stand. Mickey and Minnie (below, right) warm up near the fire.

 

Goofy (below, left) appears to have rolled into a big snowball. Huey, Dewey and Louie (below, right) hold snowballs while taking their sled out.

 

Mickey’s Christmas Carol (below, left) is now a favorite tradition of ours. We enjoy watching it at Disney’s Hollywood Studios! We are also looking forward to seeing the Comedy Warehouse performers (below, right) while they are there.

 

Video #5 – Disney’s Hollywood Studios Christmas in the Premier Theater 12/23/11 Walt Disney World – Now until the end of 2011, The Premier Theater at Disney’s Hollywood Studios is featuring A Mickey’s Christmas Carol, Phineas and Ferb: A Very Perry Christmas, and Prep and Landing: Naughty vs. Nice. The theater is nicely themed this year with a display and refreshments!

The Osborne FamilySpectacle of Dancing Lights were busy on Christmas – but not overwhelmingly so (below, left). Mulch, Sweat and Shears (below, right) entertain the crowd. We enjoyed spending Christmas night at the Studios!

 

For many more great photos, please check out MouseSteps latest update HERE!

Get Ready For Christmas: Holiday Treat 2011 DVD – Available Now:

Jeff Lange’s Holiday Treat 2011 (Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party 2011)

Seasons Greetings from Jeff Lange! Celebrate the holidays with this new DVD featuring the 2011 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Walt Disney World.

Features yearly favorites such as: “Cinderella’s Holiday Wish (Castle Lighting)“, “Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmastime Parade“, The Magic, The Memories and You! (Holiday Segment),Holiday Wishes Fireworks – Celebrate the Spirit of the Season“, “Celebrate the Season Show“, Very Merry Party Scenes, and much more!

Running Time: 66 min

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Available Now – The Splendor of the Holidays at the Walt Disney World Resorts!

Jeff Lange Experiences: Walt Disney World Holiday Traditions

Jeff Lange brings you this latest DVD in a series that features one-of-a-kind Disney experiences: Walt Disney World Holiday Traditions.

Experience the splendor of the holiday season at the following Walt Disney World resorts: Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Kidani Village, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Jambo House, Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Disney’s Beach Club Resort, Disney’s Yacht Club Resort, Disney’s Boardwalk Resort, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort, Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground, Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, Disney’s Polynesian Resort, Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Bonus: Walt Disney World Dolphin and Walt Disney World Swan.

Running Time: 66 min

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Halloween at Walt Disney World (Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2011) – Available Now:

Jeff Lange’s Trick or Treat 8 (Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2011)

Jeff Lange presents this all-new DVD from the 2011 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Walt Disney World!

Featuring: Br’er Rabbit’s Laughin’ Place Candy Patch, The Headless Horseman, Mickey’s Boo-to-You Halloween Parade, Happy HalloWishes Fireworks, Villains Dance Mix and Mingle, Not So Scary Party Scenes, Haunted Mansion at Midnight and more!

Running Time: 66 min

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Also available: Trick or Treat vol 1 – 8 (Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Parties 2003-2011) – Click HERE

Halloween Time at Disneyland (Mickey’s Halloween Party)

Jeff Lange’s Disneyland Trick or Treat (Mickey’s Halloween Party 2010)

Jeff Lange presents this all-new DVD from the 2010 Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland!

Featuring: Spooky Halloween Party Scenes, Snow White’s Scary Adventures, Mickey’s Costume Party Cavalcade, Space Mountain: Ghost Galaxy, Halloween Screams – A Villainous Surprise in the Skies Fireworks, Haunted Mansion Holiday and more!

Running Time: 66 min

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Also available: Halloween Titles (Including Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Parties 2003-2011) – Click HERE

All New Summer Releases – Disneyland Summertime 2011 and Magic Kingdom Summertime 2011

Jeff Lange’s Disneyland Summertime 2011

Join Jeff Lange as he brings the magic of Disneyland into your home with “Jeff Lange’s Disneyland Summertime 2011″!

Featuring the following 2011 summertime favorites: Entrance Scenes, Mickey’s Soundsational Parade, The Little Mermaid – Ariel’s Undersea Adventure, Pirates of the Caribbean with Blackbeard, The Magic, The Memories and You! plus BONUS: “Magical” A Fireworks Spectacular!

Running Time: 66 min

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Jeff Lange’s Magic Kingdom Summertime 2011

Celebrate the summer of 2011 in style, as Jeff Lange brings you the newest offerings from Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom!

Featuring the following 2011 summertime favorites: Entrance Scenes, Haunted Mansion Interactive Queue, Haunted Mansion Ride, Snow White’s Scary Adventures, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Magic, The Memories, and You! plus BONUS: Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky Fireworks Spectacular !

Running Time: 66 min

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Also available: Jeff Lange’s Magic Kingdom Summertime 2010 (Featuring SpectroMagic, Summer Nightastic! Fireworks Show, Main Street Electrical Parade and more!)

Celebrate Spring – Epcot Flower & Garden Festival 2011:

Jeff Lange Experiences: Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival 2011

Celebrate spring at one of Disney’s most anticipated events of the year: The Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival 2011.

Experience these unique panoramic displays throughout Epcot’s Future World and all around World Showcase!

Running Time: 64 Min

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Also available: Jeff Lange Experiences: Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival 2010, Jeff Lange Experiences: Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival 09, Jeff Lange Experiences: Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival 2008

Recent Releases – Frontierland Classics, Adventureland Classics and Liberty Square Classics:

Jeff Lange Remembers: Frontierland Classics

Take a trip back in time to experience classic Walt Disney World “Frontierland” attractions. This fifth volume in the series features the following: Splash Mountain (1992), Frontierland Shootin’ Arcade (2006), Country Bear Jamboree (1992), Big Thunder Mountain Railroad (1997), Tom Sawyer Island (2006) and more!

Running Time: 65 min

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Also available: Jeff Lange Remembers: Fantasyland Classics

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Jeff Lange Remembers: Adventureland Classics

Take a trip back in time to experience classic Walt Disney World “Adventureland” attractions. This fourth volume in the series features the following: Adventureland Tour (1992-1997), Jungle Cruise (1993), Enchanted Tiki Birds Tropical Serenade (1992), Pirates of the Caribbean (original version including Barker Bird 1992), Pirates of the Caribbean (1997) and more!

Running Time: 66 min

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Jeff Lange Remembers: Liberty Square Classics

Take a trip back in time to experience classic Walt Disney World “Liberty Square” attractions. This third volume in the series features the following: The Hall of Presidents (Original Version – 1993), Mike Fink Keel Boats (opening day attraction – 1992), Haunted Mansion (original version – 1992), Haunted Mansion Bonus Ride (my final recording of the original version with some special surprises – 2006)!

Running Time: 66 min

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Also available: Jeff Lange Remembers: Tomorrowland Classics

Epcot Center Historical DVDs – Available Now:

For fans of classic Epcot Center, I present my Epcot Center Historical Collection!

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Walt Disney World Vintage Footage:

Jeff Lange DVD Presents: Bob Welbaum’s Walt Disney World 1986 DVD

 

Jeff Lange turns back the clock to 1986, where you will experience Walt Disney World through the eyes of Disneyana documentarian Bob Welbaum. This incredible vintage footage includes select narration from Mr. Welbaum, who shot this video before recording was commonplace.

Walt Disney World 1986 contains clips from the following: Walt Disney World Resorts, Original Disney Shopping Village, Epcot Center, Discovery Island, Magic Kingdom, Seven Seas Lagoon and much more!

Running Time: 65 Min

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Also available: Jeff Lange Remembers: Fantasyland Classics and Jeff Lange Remembers: Tomorrowland Classics

Disneyland Vintage Footage (5 Volumes Available):

Jeff Lange Remembers Disneyland Classics Vol 5

Jeff Lange takes you on a trip back in time to experience classic Disneyland attractions. This fifth volume in the series features the following:

Aladdin’s Royal Caravan (1993), Disneyland Railroad(1992) including the burning settlers cabin, Big Thunder Ranch and more, Beauty and the Beast Show (1993),Pinocchio’s Daring Journey (1993), Alice in Wonderland (1993) andFantasy in the Sky Fireworks (1993)!

Running Time: 66 Min

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Also available: Jeff Lange Remembers: Disneyland Classics Volume 1 – 4.

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