New Fireworks Show at Disney’s Magic Kingdom

“Happily Ever After” is the official name of the third nighttime fireworks spectacular to ever blast off at Disney’s Magic Kingdom Park. Opening night was last night, Friday, May 12, 2017 and you can watch the entire show below. This brand new nighttime spectacular is taking fireworks to new heights. Combined with advanced digital projection technology, new animations of some of your favorite Disney characters, lasers and an inspirational musical score this show will be the perfect way to end a magical day at the Magic Kingdom.

Update: Nintendo and Universal Partnership

Nintendo’s legendary Shigeru Miyamoto and Universal Creative’s Mark Woodbury sat down to discuss how you will step into a larger-than-life Nintendo adventures filled with excitement, gameplay, heroes and villains at Universal Theme Parks across the globe.

  • Nintendo-themed areas are coming to Universal Studios Japan, Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood.
  • These will be expansive, immersive and interactive. They’ll be highly themed and authentic environments filled with multiple attractions, shops and restaurants.
  • You’ll feel as if you’re playing inside your favorite games – in real life.
  • There will be something for everyone—regardless of their age or gaming experience level.
  • Planning and creative work on these areas is well underway; they will open separately over the next several years.

Learn more at Universal Orlando Resort’s Blog.

Preview Universal’s Volcano Bay

Opening in early summer 2017, Universal’s Volcano Bay will be a water theme park unlike anything you’ve ever experienced, from incredible thrills to perfected relaxation. It’ll feature dozens of attractions that offer something for everyone – and you won’t have to stand in long lines to experience any of them.

Orlando, Florida Golf Legend Arnold Palmer Dead at 87

Arnold Daniel Palmer (September 10, 1929 – September 25, 2016) died Sunday from complications with heart problems, a source close to the family confirmed to Golfweek. He was 87. Though for decades Palmer has made his winter home in Orlando, FL, he never lost touch with his western Pennsylvania roots in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains. He was an American professional golfer, who is generally regarded as one of the greatest players in professional golf history. He won numerous events on both the PGA Tour and Champions Tour, dating back to 1955. Nicknamed “The King”, he was one of golf’s most popular stars and its most important trailblazer, because he was the first superstar of the sport’s television age, which began in the 1950s.

Read More: Golfweek – Golf’s most beloved figure, Arnold Palmer, dies at 87