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    Celebrating Christmas at the Magic Kingdom

    There is always much to do at Disney’s Magic Kingdom, but Christmas brings a flurry of additional activities celebrating the happiest time of the year. You’re sure to keep busy from morning till night. If 1,300 decorated trees and 8.5 million lights strung throughout Walt Disney World don’t get you into the spirit of the season, we don’t know what

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    Epcot Beckons with Yuletide Tales and Holiday Kitchens

    At Epcot, the International Festival of the Holidays kicks off on November 18th. Because there is so much to see and do, we recommend you arm yourselves with the special holiday park map and the Times Guide as soon as you arrive at the park. In the Times Guide you will find a list of all the performance times for the

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    Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge—Looking Ahead

    Join us as we take a look ahead to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Star Wars has legions of fans, and quite a few Unofficial Guides team members are among them. Let us indulge you in our musing. In the decade or so they’ve been open, Universal’s two Harry Potter-themed lands have been the standard against which all other immersive theme park

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    Celebrating the Season at Universal Orlando

    The Christmas Season starts November 17th at Universal Orlando, and festivities run through January 6th. Here are the highlights! Christmas at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hogsmeade, as well as London and Diagon Alley, put on festive decor. Inspired by the stores of the Wizarding World, the decorations are intricate but still very

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    Caribbean Carnaval: The Taste and Sound of the Caribbean

    For an evening with the tastes and sounds of the Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, Barbados, and Trinidad, try the Caribbean Carnaval dinner show at Loews Sapphire Falls Resort. Together with a friend, I did so during my last trip to Orlando, and I highly recommend it. The Tastes A selection of organic greens topped with a Grilled Pineapple Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette, Pinto Bean and Shrimp