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Pete’s Silly Sideshow and Storybook Circus Now Fully Open, Grand Floridian Water Play Area, Epcot’s 30th Anniversary – Photos and Video

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Yesterday we were finally back in the Storybook Circus part of new Fantasyland (below, left) to check out the new Pete’s Silly Sideshow tent (below, right). With all the activities at Epcot over the past couple of weeks, it’s left us little time for the Magic Kingdom. Pete’s Silly Sideshow is the final attraction at open in Storybook Circus and we were told that the area in now considered complete (with the exception of a few finishing tweaks)

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Buy it Now – Jeff Lange Presents: Walt Disney World Nighttime Fireworks Spectaculars

Jeff Lange takes you to Walt Disney World to experience the very best of Disney’s Nighttime Fireworks Spectaculars!

Disney’s Celebrate America! A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky

Shot from Disney’s Polynesian Resort Beach for a complete view of the fireworks, this patriotic arrangement of pyrotechnics has delighted audiences on Independence Day since the show debuted in 2008. With stars bursting in the sky above the brightly lit American flags of Disney’s Electrical Water Pageant, it’s hard not to get a lump in your throat during the awe-inspiring finale!

Wishes: A Magical Gathering of Disney Dreams – 40th Anniversary Special Edition

Celebrate 40 years of Walt Disney World with this special viewing of Wishes! Jiminy Cricket and the Blue Fairy narrate this classic spectacle, and you’ll enjoy it from three different angles. 180 degree fireworks help create a dazzling tribute to Walt Disney World’s 40th Anniversary that you’ll cherish forever!

IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth

A favorite of guests since it debuted in 1999, Illuminations: Reflections of Earth is an achievement in both sight and sound. Pyrotechnics light up the night sky, and you’ll practically feel the heat off the burning barge! The show tells the story of Earth and is divided into three movements: “Chaos”, “Order” and “Meaning”.

Let There Be Peace on Earth Finale

Illuminating the night with a stunning pyrotechnics extravaganza, this ending tag to Illuminations: Reflections of Earth offers us the message of “Peace on Earth, Good Will to Men”. This is a fireworks finale not to be missed!

Fantasy in the Sky New Years Eve Fireworks

“Start the Countdown Clock!” Mickey Mouse leads the way in counting down to the New Year as a captivating array of fireworks surround you in 360 degree glory. Recorded from Disney’s Polynesian Resort as reflections of light dance off of the Seven Seas Lagoon, this awe-inspiring fireworks display features the voices of Mickey, Minnie and Goofy as they ring in 2012!

BONUS: The Magic, The Memories, and You! (Romance Segment)

Beginning with the iconic scene of Lady and the Tramp sharing spaghetti in shadow on Cinderella Castle, the romance segment of The Magic, The Memories, and You! has delighted guests young and old. This temporary segment features romantic stained glass  scenes of your favorite princesses, including Cinderella and Snow White. The highlight of this seasonal addition is the gorgeous lantern scene from Tangled, creating an emotional moment you’ll remember for years to come!

Relive these special Disney memories year after year or experience the magic for the first time by purchasing a copy of “Jeff Lange Presents: Walt Disney World Nighttime Fireworks Spectaculars”.

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New Years Eve Recap: Magic Kingdom Fireworks from the Polynesian Beach, Epcot Celebrations and Early Fireworks, Disney’s Hollywood Studios Lights! Camera! Happy New Year! – Photos and Video

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We enjoyed not only one, nor two, but four fireworks displays in the past two days! The first was Illuminations: Reflections of Earth and the Holiday Tag after seeing the last Candlelight Processional for the season. The second was the Magic Kingdom New Years Eve fireworks on December 30th (below, left), as seen from Disney’s Polynesian Resort (below, right).

 

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Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2011, Full Tour Including Entrance Decor, Topiary, Food, Eat To The Beat Concert Series & More – Photos and Video

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We spent Tuesday at Epcot for the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival (below, left), the theme this year is Passport to a World of Flavors (below, left). Suitcases are also part of the scenery both on the way into the park, and out (below, right).

  

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Special Fireworks Plus Other Patriotic Treats in Store for Walt Disney World Theme Park Guests on July 4

mickey-patrioticLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.Guests celebrating the Fourth of July at Walt Disney World Resort will have a choice of fireworks shows plus other patriotic treats – including appearances by “Benjamin Franklin” and “Betsy Ross.” The spirit of the Fourth of July is up in the air after dark, and three Disney parks will be making a bang, with Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Hollywood Studios presenting special pyrotechnics and Epcot adding a patriotic “tag” to its famous “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth” spectacular.

Here’s what’s in store on July 4 (entertainment and park hours are subject to change without notice):

Magic Kingdom – “Celebrate America Fireworks” will fill the sky at 9 p.m.  After the fireworks, guests can enjoy Disney’s “Main Street Electrical Parade” of lights, music and magic at 10 p.m. and midnight. Park hours are 8 a.m.-1 a.m.

Disney’s Hollywood StudiosSpecial fireworks set to a rock ‘n’ roll soundtrack will be presented at 9:50 p.m., providing guests with a bonus nighttime entertainment extravaganza to complement “Fantasmic!” (which will be at 9 and 10:30 p.m.). Park hours are 9 a.m.-10 p.m.

Epcot “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth,” which features dazzling special effects, colorful lasers, brilliant fireworks and fiery torches all choreographed to a musical score, becomes even more dynamic on July 4 as the normal show is supplemented with a patriotic finale. The performance begins at 10 p.m.  Earlier in the day, guests will be treated to the Voices of Liberty 4th of July Concert – featuring an expanded cast of singers plus the Spirit of America Fife and Drum Corps and Disney characters – at 12:30, 1:45 and 3 p.m. on the America Gardens Theatre stage.  In addition, Betsy Ross will be engaging guests inside The American Adventure with storytelling, while Ben Franklin will be making appearances on the promenade near the attraction. Park hours are 9 a.m.-10 p.m.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom – Guests can enjoy all the regular attractions and shows from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

New Years Eve 2008 at Epcot and Downtown Disney – Photos and Bonus Video

New Years Eve at Epcot:

Once again, site partner MouseSteps presents some great photos for my readers to enjoy this time from New Years Eve at Epcot! Below left, guests laying in the grass while waiting for the New Years Eve celebration. Below right, the main stage at the fountain.

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Below right, a cast member hands out horns (free hats and horns were available to all guests). Below right, The special New Years Eve edition of “Illuminations: Reflections of Earth“.

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Below left, flames shoot out of the riser at the China stage. Below right, the Chinese dragon is better seen here.

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Bottom left, a DJ plays techno music in Italy. Bottom right, a DJ playing songs at the main fountain stage.

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Bonus: Nova Era performing New Years Eve at Downtown Disney!

Nova Era was a fixture at the Epcot Italy Pavilion at one time, and were back for New Years Eve this year (playing in front of Fultons at Downtown Disney).

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disneyland-holiday-treat-08Jeff Lange’s Disneyland Holiday Treat 08

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!

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I also have available a full line of Epcot DVDs including my Epcot’s 25th Anniversary series!

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Buy it Now – Jeff Lange Remembers Epcot’s 25th Anniversary Oct 1st, 2007 – 25th Anniversary Collectors Edition DVD

Jeff Lange takes you back in time to celebrate Epcot’s 25th Anniversary. This eighth in a series features Epcot’s Silver Anniversary Celebration on October 1st, 2007

Epcot October 1st, Entrance Scenes and Rope Drop:

Start your unforgettable day at Epcot by viewing the special 25th Anniversary decor. Experience the countdown to the rope drop and join the crowd in wishing Epcot Center, ‘Happy Birthday’!

Epcot’s 25th Anniversary Ceremony:

Enjoy front row viewing of this historic Silver Anniversary Ceremony. Presenters were Walt Disney World 2007 Ambassador Michael Kelley, cast member and host Tracy Wiu, Walt Disney World Senior VP  Erin Wallace, Epcot VP Jim MacPhee and featured speaker Disney legend Marty Sklar. The ceremony payed tribute to Epcot’s original dedication including: Future World cast members marching on stage carrying signs representing the pavilions. The pouring of waters from the 11 countries represented at World Showcase into the Epcot fountain. A surprise appearance from Mickey and Minnie plus a special fountain display and daytime fireworks!

Epcot’s 25th Anniversary Gallery:

Experience this unique exhibit showcasing concept art, models and memorabilia from the early days of Epcot Center. This footage was recorded over several days and features the entire exhibit including planning, construction, opening day, Future World, World Showcase, cast member costumes and Epcot Center collectibles.

Illuminations: Reflections of Earth:

Enjoy the entire multi-media fireworks spectacular recorded live October 1st, 2007. This was a flawless performance of the Epcot classic and really got the crowd excited for the special 25th Anniversary Finale to follow!

Illuminations: Special 25th Anniversary Fireworks Finale:

Witness this once in a lifetime finale celebrating 25 years of Epcot with dazzling fireworks and vintage music. This amazing extravaganza featured more simultaneously exploding shells than I have ever seen! Also featured is a 25th Anniversary laser display projected on Spaceship Earth following the finale.

Bonus Feature: Illuminations Fire Barge Burn Off:

Experience the rarely seen Fire Barge ‘burn off’ where any extra propane is blown out and burned in a gigantic fireball. An announcement is made that the following is a ‘final salute to signal the end of another spectacular day at Epcot’ followed by a countdown and the ‘burn off’ itself!

Celebrate Epcot’s 25th Anniversary year after year or experience the magic for the first time by purchasing “Jeff Lange Remembers Epcot’s 25th Anniversary October 1st, 2007“.

Running Time: 66 Min

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