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    Mardi Gras at Universal Orlando: Fun for the Entire Family

    Now through April 4th, guests can enjoy a family-friendly version of the Big Easy Mardi Gras celebrations at Universal Orlando. The festivities take place daily and include a parade, live music, and N’awlins-style food and drinks. A Nightly Parade Not to Be Missed The stilt walkers, dancers, street performers, and amazing floats will wow you. Countless beads are tossed from

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    Universal Orlando Unveils More Details on Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure

    This morning, Universal Orlando cast an “Accio Info” spell and unveiled additional details about Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, the highly anticipated roller coaster opening on June 13th at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Islands of Adventure.

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    Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

    Now through April 23rd, guests can experience the best of California cuisine at the Disney California Food & Wine Festival, held at Disney California Park. The festival features culinary demonstrations, celebrity chef appearances, and seminars. The culinary presentations are free of charge, but no samples are provided. Check out the schedule here. Also free of charge are family-friendly seminars, where Chef

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    Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens May 31 at Disneyland & August 29 at WDW

    It won’t be too long until a galaxy far, far away arrives on our planet! Disney has announced that Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will officially open at Disneyland in Anaheim on May 31, and at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World on August 29, 2019. The eagerly anticipated Star Wars-inspired lands have been under construction for several years at

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    2019 Epcot Flower & Garden Festival is Now Open

    Much of America may still be in the grips of winter weather, but spring is in full bloom at Walt Disney World, where the 2019 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival is now running daily through June 3rd. Walt Disney World’s oldest and most colorful annual event returns to Epcot on March 6th for its 25th edition, and we’ve got