Official Guide to Walt Disney World capacity closing phases

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During Holidays , Summer Time and Spring Break Walt Disney World Parks experience a high level of visitors,  some days the most popular parks like Magic Kingdom and Epcot close their doors because the parks reach their maximum of capacity, Walt Disney designed a 4 closing levels and this will determine the availability for every guest according with the type of admission they are holding,  The levels  of closing  are determined as following:

Phase 1 Park Closing

Guests with:  ‘Magic Your Way’ base tickets, or a ‘Disney one-day 1-Park Ticket‘, Guests without an admission ticket, and Cast Members using Main Gate & Silver Passes will be turned around at the parking lot booths.

Phase 2 Park Closing

Admission is limited to:

  • Disney Resort Guests (including the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, and guests arriving by bus from the Hotel Plaza Boulevard hotels)
  • Annual and Premium Annual Pass holders
  • Guests with Hopper tickets coming from another park
  • Guests re-entering the park
  • Guests with dining reservations
  • Magic Kingdom Guests with reservations for Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique or The Pirates League
  • Guests using Walt Disney World Resort Transportation will be admitted.

Phase 3 Park Closing

Admission is limited to:

  • Disney Resort Guests (including the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin, and guests arriving by bus from the Hotel Plaza Boulevard hotels)
  • Annual and Premium Annual Passholders
  • Guests with dining reservations
  • Magic Kingdom Guests with reservations for Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique or The Pirates League

Phase 4 Park Closing

Closed to all guests.

Avoid headaches and delays at the parks consulting our Facebook Page or Twitter to get informed about Park Status closing updates or just call 1-800-230-6991.

Holidays at Universal Studios Orlando Resort

Macys-christmas-parade-universal-orlandoAt Universal Studios Orlando Resort you can experience the only holiday celebrations where your whole family can be naughty, nice and everything you can imagined . During the month of December 2013 and until  January 4, 2014, you can see balloons and floats, sing along with everyone’s favorite green meanie, and top it all off with live music by one of the world’s most beloved holiday artists.

Universal Studios Orlando  Presents the Macy’s Holiday Parade™  the streets will be full with colorful balloons and floats coming  straight from the world famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. Also they have  marching bands, clowns, and an appearance by the one and only Santa Claus! You can also enjoy the spectacular tree lighting ceremony with music and a dazzling display of lights!

Parade Times:  Dec. 7 – 25 at 5PM, Dec. 26 – 31 at 8PM , Jan. 1 – 4 at 5PM

Universal Stuidos Orlando  Bring  to the whole Family A Barney™ Holiday

Barney™ and his friends  Presents a magical musical show full of songs at A Day In The Park With Barney™ located inside Universal Studios Florida.

Grinchmas-universal-studos-orlandoUniversal’s Islands of Adventure Presents  THE GRINCHMAS™ HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR, The centerpiece of our celebration is a heartwarming live show starring The Grinch™, and featuring music recorded by Mannheim Steamroller. You can See characters come to brilliant life both onstage and off,  enjoy the holidays celebrations trough Seuss Landing, ready to say hello and spread good cheer.

Check our Holidays Specials for your Universal Studios Vacation Packages  and our great Orlando Discount Tickets Promotions Here


Walt Disney World Hollywood Studios Spectacle of Dancing Lights

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This is one of the most beautiful places in Orlando Florida to visit during this Holiday Season, a millions of glittering lights perfectly synchronized to holiday music.  Share in an awe-inspiring seasonal treat for the entire family.

A big section at Hollywood Studios is decorated with a Brilliant multi-colored bulbs that wrap the buildings, changing hues and brightness throughout the show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.  A  joyful music surrounds you, a sea of twinkling lights form twirling carousels of heavenly angels, toy soldiers, a spinning Earth, and even Santa and his trusty reindeer. This is something you must see to believe!

Walt Disney World Hollywood Studios Dancing LightsThis stunning spectacle started modestly in Arkansas as a single home’s annual display. and Here in Orlando Florida you can enjoy it Every year during Holiday Season , Jennings Osborne and his family set up an elaborate collection of holiday lights. Every year , the collection of lights grew and grew! In 1995, the Osborne family decided to share their magic with the world and Walt Disney World Resort happily offered to become the new permanent home for this exceptional exhibition of holiday cheer.

Definitely this is one of most beautiful shows in Orlando Florida During Christmas Season,  for Orlando Vacation Packages and Walt Disney World  Tickets just check our promotions here.

Disney’s Epcot Candlelight Processional

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A Family Holiday Tradition with Magical Sounds

Walt Disney World Epcot’s Candlelight Processional is a Family holiday event held nightly  During Christmas Season at the America Gardens Theatre in Epcot Orlando Florida. During  the wintertime Epcot get transformed into an international celebration to celebrate Holidays Around The World,  traditions are filled with festive decorations and live entertainment.

This  special event is part of the Walt Disney World Holiday festivities, the processional is a wonderful way to share the magic of the season with your family and friends!

For many years  the Candlelight Processional has become an essential family tradition for our Guests.

This Event is accompanied by warm and inspiring holiday music. Each night, a celebrity narrator tells the biblical tale of a savior born to a virgin in Bethlehem, also a gorgeous choral pieces are woven into the narration as an orchestra and choir provide an inspirational backdrop with songs of hope and joy

This is the remaining Holiday Season  line-up of narrators:

  • Edward James Olmos
    December 17 to December 19, 2013
  • Trace Adkins
    December 20 to December 22, 2013
  • Steven Curtis Chapman
    December 23 to December 25, 2013
  • Blair Underwood
    December 26 to December 28, 2013
  • Amy Grant
    December 29 to December 30, 2013

Show times take place 3 times during each day of the event at 5:00 PM, 6:45 PM and 8:15 PM.  Celebrity narrators, dates and other entertainment are subject to change without notice.

Discount Disney World  Vacations Packages are Available during this season, also check our Discount Disney Tickets section.

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