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Don’t Miss Out on Our Universal’s Mardi Gras: International Flavors of Carnaval in Orlando!


Orlando is one of the fun capitals of Florida. Each year, revelers flock to this city during the spring season for Universal’s Mardi Gras. It is a celebration to mark Florida’s cultural diversity. From the food and drinks to the live music and parades, there is never a dull moment during the event. Not sure about coming to Florida for the upcoming celebration? Here are reasons why Universal’s Mardi Gras...

admin | 02/2/2023

Come Enjoy the EPCOT International Festival of the Arts in Orlando


Travelers from across the globe are drawn to the vibrant destination of Orlando, Florida year after year in the name of vacation fun. While the city has much to offer in the way of sightseeing, entertainment, and even outdoor recreation, a visit this way for many is focused on time at Disney theme parks. From Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom to Hollywood Studios and EPCOT, Disney theme parks have a...

admin | 01/4/2023

Flower and Garden Festival


Enter a world full of spring wonder, fresh flavors, incredible topiaries, and fun interactive activities for the whole family!  Take part in the annual International Flower and Garden running from March 1 to May 29, 2017, in Walt Disney World’s Epcot. Eat tasty treats from the outdoor kitchens offering farm-to-table plates. Wander the World Showcase and sample dishes and drinks from around the world. Dance the night away to the...

admin | 02/15/2017

Festival of the Arts


Epcot is debuting a brand new festival and showcases three artistic areas including visual, culinary and performing arts. The International Festival of the Arts runs Friday through Monday from now until February 20, 2017! This event is perfect for all ages with tasty dishes, captivating performances, and incredible artwork. Culinary Arts You can visit Food Studios throughout the World Showcase. Tasty highlights from the Food Studios include the Deconstructed Purple Sweet...

admin | 02/3/2017

2016 Food & Wine Festival


The month of September keeps getting better and better! Walt Disney World is celebrating its 21st year of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival from September 14 until November 14, 2016. You have the opportunity to experience over 30 global marketplaces and over 50 tasting stations offering culinary and beverage mixing seminars. The Festival provides a variety of beer, wine, appetizer-size dishes from different countries including Germany, Canada, France,...

admin | 09/15/2016

Mother’s Day in Orlando


Mom works hard all year long, so show her some extra love this Mother’s Day with some of the best Mother’s Day magic in Orlando! Plan a special family vacation that she will always cherish. From the Flower and Garden Festival in Epcot to a special brunch for the family, there is plenty to see and do in Orlando this May. Out of all Mother’s Day events in Orlando, the...

admin | 04/14/2016

Universal’s Mardi Gras, Florida’s Biggest Party


Mardi Gras isn’t just for New Orleans. Universal’s Mardi Gras is one of Orlando’s biggest and best Mardi Gras party. The party is so big, it doesn’t just last one night. On select dates, guests can enjoy live music, Cajun-style food, a dazzling parade with street performers, incredible floats and more beads than you can imagine. Head over to Universal’s Mardi Gras at Universal Studios starting February 6th through April...

admin | 01/21/2016

Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2015


The 2015 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is just around the corner!  The festival is a crowd favorite for all, showcasing culinary demos and mixology and beverage seminars from the world over.  This special event is celebrating its 20th anniversary and will run from September 25 through November 16, 2015. Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Cultural food and drink are not the only things waiting for you at...

admin | 07/27/2015

Magical May Vacations

If you are planning a trip to Orlando, choosing when to visit is one of the most important decisions you will make.  Not only does the time of year affect the crowd level and the weather but also the special events. For those of you looking to avoid large summer crowds, plan for May vacations.  You will experience opportune weather while getting the most out of your trip.  The water...

magicalvacationhomesblog | 04/8/2015