AMA Insider Spring 2018 / Over 55 - Page 40

Grownup Getawayss pencil in some adult- only time—because it’s your vacation too! golf at Walt Disney World’s four championship courses. Disney After Dark unwind with a massage at Walt Disney World’s Grand floridian Resort & spa and Disneyland’s Grand Californian hotel & spa. nightly shows mean the fun doesn’t stop when the sun goes down Main street parade and Fireworks Disneyland & Walt Disney World This illuminated procession features floats from classic Disney movies like Pinocchio, Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan and Snow White, as well as costumed characters. The parade down Main Street ends with spectacular fire- works over Cinderella’s Castle. Drink craft cocktails at Jock lindsey’s hangar Bar in Walt Disney World and Carthay Circle lounge in Disneyland. Dance the night away in the entertainment districts: Walt Disney World’s Disney springs (open until midnight) and Disneyland’s Downtown Disney (open to 2 a.m.). 40 Spring 2018 AMA inSider World of color Disneyland This dramatic and highly technical show in the Paradise Pier Lagoon combines 1,200 sound-activated water fountains with video projections. High- lights from Disney animations and live-action films play against this daz- zling watery screen to music performed by the London Symphony Orchestra. illuminations Walt Disney World The story of earth is revealed in this incredible sound, light and pyro- technics show over World Showcase Lagoon. Playing the role of our globe is a 350,000-pound spherical video display system, the first of its kind in, well, the world. Bonus: The narration is by Jim Cummings, voice of Winnie the Pooh. river of lights Walt Disney World Set in Animal Kingdom, this show on Discovery River takes it cues from the natural world. Real footage from Disneynature is combined with animation, floating sets, costumed actors and light projections to showcase the circle of life. stROshAnE/DIsnEY; Dine on global cuisine at Walt Disney World’s Epcot Inter- national food & Wine festival.