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Epcot’s International Flower & Garden Festival: Concert Series 2015

The musical line up for this year’s International Flower & Garden Festival has been announced.

The 22nd Annual Festival will be featuring some favorite Epcot alums and a few new faces.


The line-up is as follows:

March 6th – 8th: Gin Blossoms EPCOT DEBUT

March 13th – 15th: Pablo Cruise EPCOT DEBUT

March 20th – 22nd: En Vogue EPCOT DEBUT

March 27th – 29th: STARSHIP featuring Mickey Thomas

April 3rd – 5th: The Orchestra

April 10th – 12th: The Village People

April 17th – 22nd: John Seceda EPCOT DEBUT

April 24th – 26th: The Guess Who

May 1st – 3rd: Taylor Dayne EPCOT DEBUT

May 8th – 10th: Little River Band EPCOT DEBUT

May 15th – 17th: Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone

So, take a little time from perusing topiary to stop by the America Gardens Theater at 5:30 PM, 6:45 PM or 8:00 PM on Fridays, Saturdays, or Sundays throughout the 11-week festival.

Additional details here.

*Times and artist are subject to change

Restaurants Picks We Wish Were Apart of Orlando’s Magical Dining Month

With Magical Dining in full swing it seems like almost every top restaurant in Orlando is included, well almost.

The restaurants we wish made the list for Magical Dining this year are:


Epcot Restaurants

– A highly coveted table at Le Cellier, San Angel Inn, Monsieur Paul and the many others would be a welcomed addition by many to Magical Dining. We know it’s a pipe dream with the logistics in a theme park, but it is supposed to be Magical Dining right?!

200 Epcot Center Dr Lake Buena Vista, FL 32821 (407) WDW-DINE


Charley’s Steakhouse

– How is it that one of nation’s TOP steakhouses not invited to join in Magical Dining? Do not despair though; as they do have their own version matching the MD event. This does leave many to wonder was this a Magical Dining snub or something else?

2901 Parkway Blvd A1, Kissimmee, FL 34747 (407) 239-1270


Kings Orlando

– Yes, many people think of it as a bowling alley with perhaps typical bowling alley food; but did you know everything on their decadent menu is made from scratch? Offerings include maple glazed scallops, buffalo wontons and more. Kings is one of the only three restaurants in Orlando with 5 Bubbles via Trip Advisor (the only other two are below) with exceptional ratings on virtually every other social media source.

8255 International Dr #120, Orlando, FL 32819 (407) 363-0200


Chatham’s Place

– Chatham’s Place closes for a month during the summer to offer its employees a break every year and never loses any guests. It sounds unbelievable but it’s true! This place is always packed. It’s a hidden gem just off Sand Lake. They probably don’t need Magical Dining, but most would love to see them added.

7575 Dr Phillips Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819 (407) 345-2992


Victoria & Albert’s

– With a virtually perfect Zagat Score, plus being a Top Three restaurant on Trip Advisor National Rankings, this restaurant always exceeds expectations. Please keep in mind they book a minimum of six months in advance for a table. But this restaurant would truly make Disney’s Magical Dining truly live up to its name.

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa 4401 Floridian Way Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830  (407) 939-7707



Review | Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month at Hamilton’s Kitchen


Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Month 2014 (NOW!)

More than 75 restaurants are serving up savings this Month PLUS portion of proceeds to benefit the Foundation for Foster Children!

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Epcot’s International Flower & Garden Festival: Flower Power Concert Series 2014

2014 Epcot Flower & Garden Festival Bands Details

From our friends over at Walt Disney World: 

Be sure to visit their Disney Parks Blog and tell them who you are most excited to see! Go: DisneyParks.Disney.Go.com/blog

The Flower Power Concert Series showcases the music of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, with concerts taking place Friday – Sunday at 5:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 8 p.m., at the America Gardens Theatre. This year’s lineup includes two new acts – Gary Lewis and the Playboys (“This Diamond Ring”) and the Alan Parsons Live Project (“Eye In The Sky”) – as well as returning favorites like the Village People. Check out the full entertainment schedule (subject to change) below:

  • Photo from http://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog

    Photo from http://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog

  • March 14-16 – Gary Lewis and the Playboys NEW
  • March 21-23 – The Orchestra Starring Former Members of ELO
  • March 28-30 – The Lovin’ Spoonful
  • April 4-6 – Paul Revere & The Raiders
  • April 11-13 – Village People
  • April 18-20 – The Grass Roots
  • April 25-27 – Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone
  • May 2-4 – STARSHIP Starring Mickey Thomas
  • May 9-11 – Chubby Checker & The Wildcats
  • May 16-18 – Alan Parsons Live Project NEW

*Times and Artist subject to change!

Epcot Jammitors Comeback for Flower and Garden Festival 2014 #EpcotInSpring


Full details and update @ http://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2014/02/flower-power-concert-series-adds-new-acts-returns-to-epcot-march-7/


Epcot Spaceship Earth Time-Lapse Video Of Construction!

So many great tweet and photos we saw today on Facebook as Walt Disney World celebrated Epcot’s 30th birthday!


From our friends at Disney

If you’re at home celebrating in spirit today, be sure to check out this video, in which D23’s Steven Clark and Disney Legends Bill “Sully” Sullivan, Bob Matheison and Charlie Ridgway take a look back at the history of the park.

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This clip shows the construction of Spaceship Earth’s external geosphere from start to finish. Inside, the attraction told (and continues to tell) the story of human communication and the many technologies we’ve used over the years to express ourselves and connect with others. Read more at the Disney Parks Blog: http://bit.ly/R6X3aM