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Florida Kids and Family Expo

August 17 - August 18, 2019

Escape the heat at the Central Florida Kids and Family Expo. Created by two Florida moms in 2014, the expo is an Orlando tradition for families of all ages. The expo takes place at the Orange county Convention Center and will feature over 150 exhibitors with exciting activities including laser tag, Star Wars character meet and greets, bounce houses, and more. Visit the event’s website to learn more about this year’s expo.

Magical Dining

August 23 - September 30, 2019

Be part of Orlando’s vibrant foodie scene during Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining. During this event, you’ll enjoy $35 prix-fixe three-course meals at some of Central Florida’s most popular restaurants. Check out the event website for more information on participating restaurants.

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Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

August 29 - December 31, 2019

Come live your very own Star Wars™ story in a whole new land where a galaxy far, far away unfolds all around you. Welcome to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, opening August 29, 2019 at Walt Disney World® Resort. Around corners and through back alleys, you can build your own droid and custom lightsaber† and sample the curious concoctions of the local cantina. Then, gather your crew and take control of the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy on Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run. And, after opening December 5, 2019, find yourself caught in an epic battle between the Resistance and the First Order in Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance—where the incoming laser fire of a towering AT-AT is matched only by the red crackle of Kylo Ren’s lightsaber. Soon the time will come to live your adventure at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.
Disclaimer:
†Purchase required. Reservations may be required.
Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance attraction opens December 5, 2019.

Disney Springs® Flavors of Florida

June 7 - September 2, 2019

Sample the flavors of Florida this summer at Disney Springs. Try limited edition small plates, drinks, and brews at 20 locations throughout Disney Springs. Each dish showcases a uniquely Floridian ingredient such as seafood, key limes, and even alligator. You’ll also enjoy free parking and entrance.

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Epcot Food & Wine Festival
Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

August 29 - November 23, 2019

Enjoy live music and delicious meals at Epcot International Food & Wine Festival. Visit the countries and kiosks in the world showcase for samples of international cuisine and wine, then catch a live performance at the America Gardens Theatre. Musical guests include Plain White T’s, Post Modern Jukebox, Hanson, and more. Best of all, the festival is included with admission.

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party
Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

August 16 - November 1, 2019

Celebrate Halloween with Mickey and friends! This not-so-scary event is perfect for kids of all ages and includes live performances, processions, trick-or-treating throughout the park, and lots more. You’ll even get to see some of your favorite Disney characters all dressed up in their own Halloween costumes. This is a separately ticketed event.

H2O Glow
Disney H2O Glow Nights

May 30 - August 24, 2019

Experience Typhoon Lagoon in a whole new light during Disney H2O Glow Nights. This special event includes beach dance parties, exclusive food and beverage offerings, and Toy Story-themed fun including character encounters. You’ll also enjoy shorter wait times for your favorite rides. Purchase your tickets online at the Walt Disney World website.

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Star Tours
Star Tours

January 1 - December 31, 2019

Star Tours – The Adventures Continue

Make the jump to hyperspace—and to a new destination from Star Wars: The Force Awakens—during a 3D, motion-simulated space flight.

During your voyage, interact with many of the otherworldly characters and places made famous in the Star Wars saga. Hold on tight as you exit hyperspace to find yourself in the middle of a furious starship battle above Coruscant. Plunge into the oceans of Naboo and avoid the clutches of monstrous fish. Retreat inside the dreaded Death Star to escape Darth Vader before doing battle with Boba Fett. Plus, you’ll visit an all-new location from Star Wars: The Force Awakens!

Location: Echo Lake – Disney’s Hollywood Studios®
This attraction has FastPass+

Season of the Force

January 1 - December 31, 2019

Season of the Force

A Galaxy Far, Far Away…Now at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®

Discover new and updated Star Wars experiences that bring you closer to the epic saga than ever before. The
blockbuster Star Wars movies transport viewers to a galaxy far, far away—and you can visit that galaxy at Walt
Disney World® Resort! Embark on Star Wars adventures, visit Star Wars locations, meet Star Wars characters, view Star Wars movie props and shop for Star Wars merchandise.

It’s all here for you to explore alongside your favorite Star Wars fans!

Star Wars Launch Bay – Explore immersive special exhibits and get a peek of what’s to come in the new movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Discover sights, sounds and surprises that are sure to delight any Star Wars fan.

Get an up-close look at replica props, models, costumes and artifacts from the Star Wars films and watch a behind-the-scenes video about how a new generation of filmmakers is crafting the future of the saga. Encounter Han Solo’s trusty sidekick, Chewbacca, for a furry photo and—if you’re brave enough—come face-to-face and encounter the dark warrior, Kylo Ren, on the bridge of his First Order Star Destroyer!

Plus, join the Star Wars action when you play the latest version of the popular Disney Infinity video game—Disney

Infinity 3.0 Edition—which features an exclusive Toy Box built just for Star Wars Launch Bay. Location: Animation Courtyard

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