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Feb 13

2013 St. Patrick’s Day Happenings at Raglan Road in Downtown Disney

St. Patrick’s Day 2013 raglan road downtown disney dancersA week of St. Patrick’s Day revelry gears up with a multi-day celebration at Raglan Road, a true Irish pub with Dublin roots, that includes Irish bands and pro dancers performing on several stages indoors and out throughout Pleasure Island at Downtown Disney, located at Walt Disney World Resort.

Also on tap during the celebration is a mighty selection of beers, specially crafted food, face painting, stiltwalkers and plenty of St. Patrick’s Day memorabilia.

In 2013, the event gears up March 8-10 from 6 to 11 p.m. with performances at Raglan Road by The Willis Clan, a family of artists and musicians who merge their Irish roots with other music genres.  Nova Celtic, with its own twist on popular Irish music, will appear on a nearby outdoor stage.  Beginning March 14 and 15 from 6 p.m. until 1 a.m., and continuing March 16 and 17 from noon until 1 a.m., it’s a “Mighty Festival” at Raglan Road.


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Feb 13

Ne-Yo Spotted with Princess Tiana in the Magic Kingdom

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Singer, songwriter, composer and producer Ne-Yo poses February 19th, 2013 with Princess Tiana at the Magic Kingdom theme park at Walt Disney World Resort. The Grammy Award-winning artist was in town for a taping of Kelly and Michael. Ne-Yo is set to embark on his international “R.E.D. Tour,” launching in the United Kingdom on March 4, 2013. Take a look back at his Princess and the Frog Soundtrack music video for “Never Knew I Needed”.


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Feb 13

NASCAR Driver Kurt Busch Poses with Piston Cup Driver Lightning McQueen

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NASCAR driver Kurt Busch (middle), his girlfriend Patricia Driscoll and Driscoll’s eight-year-old son Houston pose with Lightning McQueen, the race car character from the Disney-Pixar “Cars” films, February 18th, 2013, at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort at Walt Disney World Resort. One of the themed wings of Disney’s Art of Animation Resort features 480 family suites themed to the “Cars” films. Busch, a former NASCAR champion, will race his #78 Furniture Row Chevrolet in this weekend’s “Daytona 500.”


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Feb 13

The Land of OZ Garden and Playground Opens at Epcot {Photo Tour}

As if I wasn’t excited enough about the mini food and wine festival (including Spiced Rum Dole Whip!) to debut at the 2013 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival! Are big kids allowed in here too? Check out some of the images from the newly installed Land of OZ Garden at Epcot. Too bad its only here for a limited time during the festival which runs March 6-May 19 at Walt Disney World Resort.

A yellow “brick road” composed of yellow violas and kid-friendly turf lead the way to the new Land of Oz Garden debuting in Future World.  Based on the March 8th film release of Disney’s “Oz The Great and Powerful,” the garden features circus games, children’s climbing activities and the ‘crashed’ hot air balloon from the film.

Land of Oz Garden balloon

Kids…fly…over the rainbow…why then oh why can’t I?

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Whimsical hand-made glass poppies enhance The Land of Oz Garden…

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Lovely tented areas line the garden so parents can kick back in chairs and watch their children play!

tents epcot disney The Land of Oz Garden

For more info on the festival check out my post: What’s New for the 2013 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival and I’m also over on Facebook as well.  Come say Hi!


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Feb 13

Celebrity Sighting – Tina Fey with Snow White in Epcot

Let the innuendos begin! Love that funny girl Tina Fay chose to pose in front of this sign. The potty-humored teenager in me still gets a laugh when traveling past the Karamell Kuche in the Germany Pavilion at Epcot.

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