Spectro Radio July 4th Programming Announced

Tune in to Spectro Radio this July 4th and celebrate American Independence with a full programming lineup of Disney’s most historic and patriotic tracks:
9am – The Hall of President’s –  A Celebration of Liberty’s Leaders
11am – America Sings!
12pm – The American Adventure
2pm – Great Moments With Mr. Lincoln
4pm – We love a parade! – Grab a place on the curb, we’ve got two hours of Disney parades.
8:30pm – IllumiNations Hour
10pm – Celebrate America: A fourth of July Concert in the Sky
And throughout the day enjoy a mix of patriotic tracks from around the Disney parks as well as the Spectro Radio debut of Disneyland Record’s 1972 Vinyl Album, America the Beautiful.
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RunDisney Launches Own Race Registration Site

Runners registered for the upcoming Walt Disney World Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend were greeted with an email this morning asking them to link their existing race registrations to runDisney’s new website which is now integrated with guests’ Disney accounts. The email states, “We’ve been working to create a more streamlined race registration experience for runDisney participants.” Continue reading

The History of IllumiNations

IMG_1038The first nighttime show to take place on World Showcase Lagoon was Carnival de Lumiere which debuted in October 1982. Carnival de Lumiere featured three floating barges displaying rear projected images, plus fountains and pyrotechnics. It celebrated world festivals with fountains, film, music, and other effects. But, it had a shortcoming – it could only be viewed on the northern portion of the world showcase promenade between the countries of Canada and Mexico.

Carnival de Lumiere lasted only a few months until the summer of 1983 saw the debut of a New World Fantasy. New World Fantasy included some updates to the Continue reading