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Summer in Orlando at DisneyVisitors to Orlando will have another reason to celebrate this summer, as Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek presents SummerBlast!, May 25 through Sept. 4, 2012.  This summer-long schedule of special events, activities and programs will celebrate 104 days of summer vacation.

The Summer Blast! program is for guests of Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, conveniently located inside the gates of Walt Disney World® Resort.   The summer-long schedule for SummerBlast!  includes ongoing events, as well as special activities throughout the season.  Highlights include:

  • SummerBlast! Pool Parties:   Celebrate summer in style with DJ Splash!  Join the crew for the summer’s hottest hits, Orlando-inspired games, and special prizes!  [Saturdays: 12:30-2:30pm]
  • Ducktona 500 – The Great Summer Blast! Duck Race:  You’ve got to see this to appreciate it!  Guests can “adopt” a rubber duck during our race around the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek lazy river pool!   Winners will draw a special prize, which could include a return weekend stay at the resort!  [Saturdays; weather permitting; 2:30pm]
  • SummerBlast! Dive-In Movie Nights:  End the night with a family movie on our big screen, located poolside.  Grab a lounge chair or relax while floating inside the pool.  [Nightly, weather permitting; May 25- Sept. 4; See schedule for times]
  • SummerBlast! Arts and Crafts:  Kids love to bring home souvenirs, and the recreation team will be ready to help them make something special to remember their visit.  Projects could include:  Beach Bag Art, Treasure Box Creation, T-shirt Design, Color Me Bears, Backpack Art, Florida Gecko Craft, and Animal Art.  [Arts and Crafts sessions vary daily, weather permitting.  See schedule for exact activities and times – there is a fee for arts and crafts sessions.]
  • SummerBlast! Pool Activities:  Our recreation team is ready to rock, making your summer a blast, with a full schedule including activities like mini-football games, water basketball, float races, Marco Polo, candy bingo, beach ball dodge ball, H20 Pac Man, line dance fun, hula hoop games, pool relay games, line dance fun, float races, etc.  [Activities vary daily, weather permitting.  See schedule for exact events and times]
  • Cupcake Crazy:  On Friday evenings after check in, join our team in the lobby for an opportunity to decorate your own cupcake.  It’s like edible arts and crafts!  Don’t forget to take a picture to post on Facebook!
  • Poolside Barbecue:  Join us as we crank up the barbecue poolside with your favorite summertime favorites available hot off the grill, including a selection of gourmet hot dogs!
  • S’mores:  Gather around the fire pit and roast your own marshmallows, and make the perfect s’mores! [weather permitting.  See schedule for exact events and times]
  • Golf Getaway Package at Waldorf Astoria Golf Club: Enjoy a relaxing 18 holes for $95 including rental clubs and a $20 food/beverage credit at the cart. Package available from 9am-12pm Saturdays & Sundays.
  • Saturday Golf Clinics:  Enjoy small group golf instruction from our PGA Golf Staff at Waldorf Astoria Golf Club.  Taylor Made golf clubs provided if needed.  Beginner to moderate-based instruction. 10am-11am, $35 per person, sleeve of logo golf balls included.
  • Specialty Weekends:   Throughout the summer, we will feature several specialty weekends with additional activities or entertainment.  For further details, visit the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek website
    • Memorial Day Weekend, featuring SummerBlast! Fireworks (Saturday May 26)
    • Cupcake Lovers Weekend (June 15 and 16), featuring activities with America’s favorite snack
    • Smokin’ Hot Dogs & BBQ Weekend (August 10 and 11), featuring the “Smokin’ Hot BBQ Buffet” and a selection of mind-blowing gourmet hot dog treats!
    • Fourth of July Weekend, featuring SummerBlast! Fireworks (Saturday July 7)

In addition, one family every weekend will be randomly selected to be the SummerBlast Weekend Ambassadors of FUN, and will receive special prizes and experiences throughout their stay.


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It’s America’s birthday and we’re getting ready to celebrate the Fourth of July!

Summer continues… and Orlando is where it’s at! With so much to see and do for the Fourth of July, make Bonnet Creek your home away from home.

Create family memories and go to Disney for FREE!  That’s right, for every two-night stay booked under the Disney Ticket Bonus Package,  you get a FREE Disney theme park ticket! Well, it wouldn’t be a brithday without presents!  

Join Waldorf Astoria Orlando & Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek as we go red, white & blue  and  enjoy a weekend with a variety of entertainment and fun!


Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek

Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek is gearing up for quite  the Fourth of July weekend (July 1-4)   filled with special events, all part of our new season-long “SummerBlast!” that celebrates 104 days of summer vacation.

Weekend activities include family events and entertainment at the Hilton lagoon-style pool — such as:

  • Ducktona 500, a quirky water race that quacks!  Sponsor a rubber duck and cheer it on as it races around the Bonnet Creek lazy river pool!
  • A fireworks show in celebration of SummerBlast!  will be launched over the resort grounds on Saturday night, and will be viewable from the promenade areas adjacent to the resort swimming pool.
  • Patriotic Pool parties and activities
  • DJ pool entertainment
  • Nightly Dive-In Movies
  • Poolside family barbecues 
  • and more!

—> Take a look at our complete schedule of events at  Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek and join in on the fun!



Waldorf Astoria Orlando

At Waldorf Astoria Orlando, Fourth of July weekend is filled with special events and entertainment, and even an opportunity to visit Disney free!   The activities are part of our season-long Enchanted Evenings celebration!

Enchanted Evenings at Waldorf Astoria Orlando

Waldorf Astoria will feature:

  • Friday Night Flights at Sir Harry’s Lounge
  • Kids Crafts  at WA Kids Club
  • Walk on Water –  it’s your chance to walk on water at the Waldorf Astoria Pool
  • Live Music by Joseph Jevanni Duo at Peacock Alley
  • Live Music by Acoustic Guitarist Greg Eyma, poolside
  • Slip Slidin’ Away! The tallest inflatable waterslide in the state of Florida!
  • A new summer menu at Aquamarine poolside bar
  • A fireworks show in celebration of Enchanted Evenings will be launched over the resort grounds on Saturday night, and will be viewable from the promenade areas adjacent to the resort swimming pool.

—> View our complete schedule of events at Waldorf Astoria Orlando! 


Pack your bags and book your room today to take advantage of the special SummerBlast! Free Disney Ticket Bonus or Enchanted Evenings Free Disney Ticket Bonus!    For every two nights booked with us, you will receive one FREE Walt Disney World one-day one-park ticket (when using the links above, see booking page for details)!

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