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    6 Things to Celebrate at the 2023 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays

    The season of celebration has returned to Walt Disney World, and we’ve got your Unofficial Guide to enjoying the 2023 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays, no matter what traditions you observe this time of year.

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    Giving Back with Loews Hotels at Universal Orlando

    We regularly share our reviews of Universal Orlando hotels. Today, we want to shine a light on what Loews Hotels Orlando does in partnership with the U.S. Hunger Project.  Each year, U.S. Hunger and Loews Hotels Orlando partner to put on an event on the Saturday following Thanksgiving. Held at all Loews Hotels at Universal Orlando, volunteers come together to

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    The 2023 Unofficial Guide to Holidays at Universal Orlando

    The Holidays at Universal Orlando might not have quite the nostalgic lure of Mickey’s merrymaking, but its options are every bit as expertly produced and have the benefit of all being included with regular park admission (unlike the extra-cost hard-ticket nighttime parties at the Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The Christmas celebrations are in full swing at Universal Studios

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    Get Into the Holiday Spirit at Disney Springs 

    Disney’s shopping, dining, and entertainment destination is all spruced up to receive holiday shoppers with plenty of merriment. With more than 100 retail locations, there are myriad opportunities to find the perfect gift at Disney Springs. DISNEY SPRINGS CHRISTMAS TREE STROLL Pick up a complimentary map at the following locations: City Works Eatery & Pour House, Crystal Arts by Arribas

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    The 2023 Unofficial Guide to the Magic Kingdom’s Happiest Season of All

    The holiday season is in full swing at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom, with the traditional wreaths and garlands adorning the lampposts and store facades. At the iconic train station and all along Main Street, U.S.A., the Magic Kingdom is home to eye-catching displays of holiday decorations. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the happiest season of all with our