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SNEAK PEEK! 2019 H2O Glow Nights at Typhoon Lagoon Water Park Shows You The Glow

Published May 29, 2019 by Disneyways.com

Well I’m super excited I FINALLY found someone to go with me… to the first ever H2O GLOW NIGHT (for 2019 anyhow!) at Typhoon Lagoon!! Thank you Mariel  – for being my “date” tonight – you’re a real pal. I am ready to get my glow on – how about you? These H2O glow nights started in 2018 but the 2019 season won’t open to the public until tomorrow, May 30th 2019!!

Toy Story 4 is coming out soon so there will be lots of promotion for that. There was even talk of “FORKY” appearing… as an inflatable? Weird, I know … but that is the word on the streets.

FORKY from Toy Story 4

Watch my social media tonight for more on that. Links to everything are HERE.

I did a TON of research and am presenting you with my favorite tips. This is the stuff I am looking forward to, gathered all for you!  I am very nervous… as I really have no idea what to expect. I have never been to Typhoon Lagoon (GASP!!… I know… can you believe it?? Just no desire to go!) For the first time in probably 15 years…I bought a brand new swimsuit for the occasion.  Watch for me in the videos and pics coming to Disney Parks Blog. Honestly, I think it is the idea of going under the veil of darkness that sounds very appealing to me!  I wanted to share what I have learned about all this, so far, in case you were wondering about it too. So now YOU can be “in the know”!

IN SHORT…
H20 Glow Nights happen Every Thursday and Saturday from May 30 through August 24, 2019—except for June 20 and are full of Toy Story fun.
These parties last from 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM (Guests with event tickets may arrive early, beginning at 6:00 PM) There will be magical food, dessert and drink offerings! Full plates of dinner-type food and other stuff. Check it all out HERE.  Tickets are $59 per person plus tax for adults and $54 per person plus tax for children ages 3 to 9, when purchased in advance. On the days of the event, the ticket price will be $69 per person plus tax for adults and $64 per person plus tax for children. Tickets are not required for children under age 3. Nifty food and drink offerings will all (of course) cost extra!

Sample size of the new ‘Glow Unicorn’ non-alcoholic beverage available at Typhoon Lagoon H20 Glow Nights! Photo credit MEI-Travel and MouseFanTravel

THE PERKS!
This extra ticket event features glow-in-the-dark fun after the sun goes down with shorter wait times for the park’s waterslides and a DJ dance party.

Special effects lighting will once again transform the park.

Buzz Lightyear, Woody and Jessie will all be there for some character meet-and-greets in case you don’t catch them at Toy Story Land. We are talking wait times as low as 10 minutes!

ADULTS ONLY special party area called The Wharf, where you can enjoy entertainment and adult libations (for an extra charge).

Bathtub Party Sundae ©Disney

OH MY GOODNESS– The Bathtub Party Sundae (are you kidding me? This sounds amazing!)) Vanilla ice cream, confetti cake, whipped cream, and chocolate rubber ducks topped with sprinkles and served in a novelty bathtub dish. (Side note: if you are obsessed with Disney Food like I am… be sure to click my link to Disney Food Blog Guide on our menu – to the right of this page! If you purchase one of the online guides through my link – DFB sends me a portion of the proceeds. It doesn’t cost you extra – in fact there are sales and discounts going all the time!) 

Party capacity is limited, and the low crowds in the park will be a huge plus. Shorter lines!!

Character Fun!! Because of the short lines -characters spend more time interacting.

Exclusive new merchandise collection includes a glow-in-the-dark T-shirt and a Tervis tumbler and features artwork inspired by the event.

You get plenty of party time to experience all the exclusives offered.

VIP feel (yeah… give me some of that!)

Favorite TIPS!!

Make the most of your ticket and arrive when “doors open” at 6 p.m. While the party doesn’t officially start until 8 p.m., so this gives you a head start on rides.

It is suggested that you separate your night into wet and dry. Stow your suits in a locker while you eat dinner and mingle with characters. Keep your phone or camera with you for pictures throughout the DRY fun. Then go back to the locker to return stuff, change, and get WET!

Don’t forget to wear your MagicBand if you want to visit photopass photographers.  Yep MagicBands are waterproof, however I would suggest securing it with a rubber band or one of those little belts you can buy for them now.  If you don’t have a MagicBand, no worries, the photographer will give you a PhotoPass card you can wear around your wrist. This sounds like a great idea for the regular parks too – so hold on to it for another day!

Here’s what “official” Disney has to say:

“With glowing beach balls, inner tubes and other lighting effects, Disney H2O Glow Nights is a rare opportunity for Guests to experience Typhoon Lagoon under the moonlight. On select nights beginning May 30, 2019, Typhoon Lagoon becomes a luminous, nighttime hotspot featuring a DJ Dance Party on the beach, plus special character meetings with Buzz, Woody and Jessie from Pixar’s “Toy Story,” as they visit Typhoon Lagoon for the first time. And let’s not forget about the host, Partysaurus Rex, who is inviting Guests to this one-of-a-kind experience.

Guests can also play party games, try unique food and beverage treats and enjoy all attractions at the water park with minimal wait times, including Crush ‘n’ Gusher, a thrilling water coaster and Miss Adventure Falls, the newest attraction at Typhoon Lagoon.

While the kids are splashing about, adults can visit The Wharf. This adults-only oasis is unique to Disney H2O Glow Nights and is only available when Typhoon Lagoon transforms at nightfall.


I’ll be posting my thoughts on social media – for sure. Leave me a question, thought or comment on facebook or right here. OK DISNEY… SHOW ME THE GLOW!!!!

 

Meet Our Newest (and Youngest!) Guest Authors!

Published July 2, 2018 by Disneyways.com

We are always on the lookout for fantastic guest authors to add to our Disneyways.com family, and you know we only bring you the very best. Who better to write tips for traveling to Disney World with kids then…well…actual kid authors who love to write about traveling to Disney?! We are super excited to announce our partnership with Momosa Publishing to bring you super informative blog posts and articles from Austin Reich and Tyler Reich. Be on the lookout for a whole series of posts from the boys, coming to Disneyways! Check out the graphics below to read more about Austin and Tyler, and follow the whole series of books on Facebook!

Here is some of the media buzz that’s started The Adventures of Real Animals in the Most Magical Place on Earth, books written by Austin and Illustrated by Tyler (available for purchase on Amazon and everywhere books are sold!)

“The stories are cute and fun, but if you like some practical advice there’s plenty of that too.” ~ WDW Magazine

“Probably the coolest thing about these books is that they were “created by kids, for kids!” How many kids do you know have written, illustrated and published their own book series? Not many! Walt Disney said “If you can dream it, then you can do it” and that’s exactly what these brothers have done. They came up with an idea, and executed it all the way through publication and their books are available everywhere books are sold!” ~ WDW Hints

“Brothers Tyler Reich and Austin Reich noticed the cute little critters too – and this talented duo has begun making the sweetest storybooks about what our furry friends are up to at WDW.” ~ It’s a FanGirl World

“While entertaining, the story that Austin and Tyler have created can be used as another tool to help you teach your children about being aware of their surroundings and staying with the family.” ~ Enjoying The Days

Click HERE to buy The Adventures of the Rabbits in the Most Magical Place on Earth

Click HERE to buy The Adventures of the Squirrels in the Most Magical Place on Earth

Click HERE to buy The Adventures of the Lions in the Most Magical Place on Earth

*Disclaimer: These are NOT affiliate links! We do not get any percentage of the sales of these books. All opinions belong to the respective author.

8-6-17 Disneyways on Facebook Live

Published August 6, 2017 by Disneyways.com

FREE Memory Maker for you to enjoy! Complimentary unlimited Disney Photo Pass with qualified bookings with Big Ears Adventures Travel Agency. BigEarsAdventures.com is available NOW to make your vacation dreams come true, with no additional fees! They visit the Parks several times a year to get you first-hand research and knowledge. Put their 25 years of experience in planning Disney Vacation packages and getaways to work for you!

Follow BigEarsAdventures.com @BigEarsAdventures on Facebook @BigEarsAdventur on Twitter @BigEarsAdventures on Instagram.

 

Please pick up my audio tour of EPCOT’s Mexico Pavilion, including hidden treasures, restaurants, The Festival Marketplace and the Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/kristajoy

 

Also sponsored in part by Peter Alden’s Kingdom Classics! Classic Disney songs, with a retro rock vibe!! Peter Alden captures the ‘classic’ feel of the golden age of rock and fuses it into some of your favorite Disney classics!! Download your copy at https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/peteralden and help support us here at Disneyways on Facebook live!!

DISNEYWAYS ON FACEBOOK LIVE JULY 31, 2017 ~ Disney in August Meetups and More!

Published July 31, 2017 by Disneyways.com

WIN a Disney Prize Pack and a Disney Fan DVD! Disney news, tips, and secrets from Orlando native, Krista Joy of Disneyways.com!

FREE Memory Maker for you to enjoy! Complimentary unlimited Disney Photo Pass with qualified bookings with Big Ears Adventures Travel Agency. BigEarsAdventures.com is available NOW to make your vacation dreams come true, with no additional fees! They visit the Parks several times a year to get you first-hand research and knowledge. Put their 25 years of experience in planning Disney Vacation packages and getaways to work for you! NOW GIVING AWAY A FREE DISNEY VACATION TO TO ONE LUCKY FAMILY! DETAILS AT https://disneyways.com/2017/07/23/free-vacation-to-disney-world-valued-at-4800/
Follow BigEarsAdventures.com @BigEarsAdventures on Facebook @BigEarsAdventur on Twitter @BigEarsAdventures on Instagram.

WATCH and SHARE this video for your chance to win a DVD! Theme Parkology is a production company dedicated to fans of theme parks, attractions, characters, legends! Check out the line of signature documentaries on DVD, featuring stories and history behind many parks across the globe such as the Knotts Berry Farm, Disneyland, Fantasyland, Universal, and more! Original Theme Parkology Trading Card sets, Behind the Ears Podcast, and now a brand new Mystery Box series that includes a signature DVD! There’s something for everyone at ThemeParkology.com https://www.themeparkology.com/ Facebook ~ https://www.facebook.com/Theme-Parkology-1488952741390594/
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The Enchanted Secrets of Disneyland DVD, narrated by your host of Disneyways on Facebook Live ~ Krista Joy. https://www.themeparkology.com/product-page/the-enchanted-secrets-of-disneyland

Please pick up Krista’s audio tour of EPCOT’s Mexico Pavilion, including hidden treasures, restaurants, The Festival Marketplace and the Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/kristajoy

Also sponsored in part by Peter Alden’s Kingdom Classics! Classic Disney songs, with a retro rock vibe!! Peter Alden captures the ‘classic’ feel of the golden age of rock and fuses it into some of your favorite Disney classics!! Download your copy at https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/peteralden and help support us here at Disneyways on Facebook live!!

It is Monday July 31st at 4pm eastern Walt Disney World Time WELCOME to Disneyways dot com on facebook live… bringing you Disney dreams, hints, secrets and more from the heart of the magic….. I am your host and founder of Disneyways.com – born raised and still living in Orlando Florida… Krista Joy ……and tonight we have info on a FREE Disney vacation being given away by Big Ears Adventures.com, Disney Happenings with JR – and details on lots more fun events coming up.

Meetups and more https://disneyways.com/2017/07/25/disney-in-august-2017-meetups-and-more/

Open to the Public!! Dinner Party with Author and Grand Marshal Coordinator Dean Gaschler //wp.me/p2jJn8-FEv

 

Disney in August 2017 ~ Meetups and More

Published July 25, 2017 by Disneyways.com

No matter if you live near Disney World in Orlando, or not, why not join us for one or more of these fun events? No park admission required – and open to EVERYONE! Coming in August 2017!

Join me at www.facebook.com/WDWMagazine/ at noon on Thursday August 3rd for a tour of Art of Animation Resort! THAT’S RIGHT! No matter where you are in the world you can watch this tour and chat with me LIVE from your mobile device or PC! Once again the fantastic people at WDW Magazine are allowing me to take over their page to bring you this fantastic tour! Join us and participate in the conversation as we walk through the lobby and so much more! Details and more on Disney’s Art of Animation Resort can be found HERE.

Join me at www.facebook.com/WDWMagazine/ at 2pm Eastern on Thursday August 3rd for a tour of Disney’s Pop Century Resort! THAT’S RIGHT! No matter where you are in the world you can watch this tour and chat with me LIVE from your mobile device or PC! Once again the fantastic people at WDW Magazine are allowing me to take over their page to bring you this fantastic tour! Join us and participate in the conversation as we walk through the lobby and so much more! Details and more on Pop Century can be found HERE.

Open to the public!! You do not have to be a guest of the Polynesian – just let the guard know you are meeting some friends at the bar – and join us for a Lapu Lapu – or just order water or soda! See you at the Tambu Lounge inside Disney’s Polynesian Resort at 4pm to 6pm on Thursday August 3rd!! Check out the facebook event page HERE. You never know – we might have goodies, prizes, perhaps even a Disney celebrity show up – so don’t miss it!! Click HERE to see a Menu and more for Tambu Lounge

FREE Vacation to Disney World Valued at $4800

Published July 23, 2017 by Disneyways.com

Our friends at Big Ears Adventures are celebrating their 5 Year Anniversary by giving away a FREE Vacation to Disney World valued at $4800!! Here’s the news and details direct from their website at BigEarsAdventures.com

“We are celebrating our 5 Year Anniversary of Big Ears Adventures Travel Agency by giving back to a deserving family. Those of us who get to visit Walt Disney World are fortunate we get to go, but there are lots of deserving people who will never be able to afford the trip, and that’s where you come in!
This 5 nights, 6 day trip to Walt Disney World is going to be awarded to somebody who is nominated by you. What makes them deserving? You tell us!
We’ll read through the submissions and choose the one that we like best.”

5 NIGHT, 6 DAY WALT DISNEY WORLD TRIP GIVEAWAY

Click HERE for full contest rules and details!

Click HERE for the entry form!!

PROMOTION DESCRIPTION: The 5 NIGHT, 6 DAY WALT DISNEY WORLD TRIP GIVEAWAY (“Giveaway”) begins on July 10, 2017, at 07:00 A.M. Eastern Time and ends on August 31, 2017, at 11:00 P.M. Eastern Time (the “Promotion Period”).

Disneyways is donating a $25 Disney gift card to the winner!

Dance The World

Published July 2, 2017 by Disneyways.com

Dance The World is a unique opportunity for dancers to perform in front of thousands of people from around the world at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida. This event is a performance festival, not a competition, and allows families to make this ‘the’ family vacation, with the added benefit of watching their son or daughter perform in America’s Number One Destination. This international event has included fun offerings such as:

Professionally choreographed parades at Magic Kingdom® Park and Epcot®
Stage Shows at Epcot® in World ShowPlace
Farewell Gala Dinner Celebration at Epcot® in World ShowPlace… plus much more!

An ALL NEW  Performance Festival is coming to Orlando, Florida. This one-of-a-kind dance festival takes place at the Walt Disney World® Resort. Competition takes place in Epcot® in one 75 – 90 minute time block, enjoy the parks the rest of the day! Parade/ Rehearsal and Master Classes only take a couple hours each day, allowing plenty of time to explore all 43 square miles of the Walt Disney World® Resort! The Event concludes with a spectacular Gala Dinner/Dance & Awards Celebration in Epcot® at World ShowPlace! Here’s a link to details and more for 2018 offerings.
LIKE them on facebook HERE.

 

If you are part of a dance team or school – Click this link to be taken to a form you can fill out for more information on this event! 

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