Crowd Levels…At a Glance
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Orlando Water Parks…Whether you’re looking to catch a wave in the Surf Pool at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park or race your friends down Mach 5 at Wet ‘n Wild, Orlando has plenty of water park options. For an overview of the Orlando water parks, click here.
How’s the weather? There’s a chance of scattered thunderstorms all weekend with daytime temperatures expected to be in the mid 80s. Better pack the rain gear! Click here for an up-to-the-minute Orlando weather forecast.
What’s Happening This Weekend…
Star Wars Weekends @ Disney’s Hollywood Studios®
May the Force Be with You! Star Wars Weekends kicks off this Friday, May 18 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®. This annual special event celebrates the legendary Star Wars Saga and the animated television series, Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Highlights of Star Wars Weekends include celebrity autograph opportunities, Disney characters is Star Wars-themed outfits, Hyperspace Hoopla! dance party and much more. Star Wars Weekends is included with regular admission to Disney’s Hollywood Studios® and continues every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through June 10.
Get tips from the last year’s event here.
See pictures from Star Wars Weekends 2011 here.
Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival
Don’t miss your last chance to attend the 2012 Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival; it ends this Sunday, May 20. The Monkees lead singer Micky Dolenz (known for Last Train to Clarksville) will perform Friday, Saturday and Sunday as part of the Flower Power Concert Series. Show times are 5:15, 6:30 and 7:45 p.m. at the America Gardens Theatre. Genevieve Gorder (HGTV Design Star) will present “Turning Your Landscape Inside Out” during the HGTV Designer Presentation Series. Presentations are Friday through Sunday at noon and 3 p.m. in the Festival Center. Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival is included with regular theme park admission.
See pictures of Epcot® International Flower & Garden Festival here.
Get complete event information here.
Gradventure @ Universal Orlando
It’s Universal Orlando’s Gradventure this Friday night. This middle-school grad party features live music, DJs, dance parties, karaoke and both parks’ hottest thrill rides. The event is from 7 p.m. until midnight at Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure; ticket holders get early entry into Universal Studios beginning at 4 p.m. Universal Orlando’s Gradventure is a separately ticketed event; click here for more information.
Park Hours & Crowd Calendar
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