My journey to Mickey’s Jingle Jungle 5k began last fall when I took part in my first race, the Happy Haunted 5k. I had wanted to take part in a Disney race for some time, and since the Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend was already booked that year, the Happy Haunted 5k was a suitable second choice.
Knowing that runDisney events quickly reach capacity, I marked the registration date for this year’s Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend on my calendar. The months between March and November quickly passed, before I knew it, race weekend had arrived. We woke up early on the morning of November 6th; loaded our luggage into the car; grabbed some Egg Mcmuffins, hotcakes, and hash browns; and made our way up Florida’s Turnpike to Walt Disney World. Keep reading...
Here's a quick round-up of entertainment changes at the Orlando-area theme parks.
Universal Orlando has extended the run of Beetlejuice's Graveyard Revue at Universal Studios Florida through Jan. 5. Universal previously had announced that the show would close in December, as its theater will be demolished to clear space for the new Fast & Furious - Supercharged attraction that also is claiming the former Disaster! theater. Follow the link for entertainment changes at Walt Disney World Keep reading...
Happy Thanksgiving to everyone in the Theme Park Insider community. (And if you are reading this, that means you!)
If you are heading to the parks today, keep in mind that this will be one of the busiest days of the year. Parks will be filled to near-capacity all weekend long. Our advice? Focus on the reason behind the holiday — giving thanks, and practice of humility that makes it possible to give thanks. Keep reading...
Universal Studios Hollywood has announced the dates for its annual "Grinchmas" holiday celebration. As in recent years, the festivities center on the park's Universal Plaza, as construction continues on the upcoming Wizarding World of Harry Potter and other projects around the park. Keep reading...
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