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Enchanted Evenings at Waldorf Astoria Orlando

Waldorf Astoria Orlando is celebrating summer with Enchanted Evenings, running weekends May 25 through Sept. 4, 2012.

Twilight is a magical time during this summer-long schedule of special events for all guests staying at Waldorf Astoria Orlando, located inside the gates of Walt Disney World® Resort.

This year, the resort will host the Waldorf Astoria Enchanted Glow at sunset on Friday and Saturday evenings, featuring a brilliant display of Chinese wish lanterns on resort waterways. Guests will have opportunity to purchase their own wish lantern during the day. According to legend, the wish will be granted when the lanterns is set afloat that evening, creating a beautiful candle-lit spectacle.

We’ll provide more complete updates in the coming weeks.  But, to whet your appetite, other Enchanted Evening highlights currently include:

  • Weird Science Ice Cream Social (Fridays Only);
  • Champagne Check-In (Fridays Only);
  • Evening Entertainment at Peacock Alley;
  • Mojito Madness at Peacock Alley (Saturdays Only);
  • Artist in Residence Program (select weekends);
  • Live Entertainment at the Pool;
  • Kids Club Astoria After Dark: Kids Night Out;
  • Family S’more Night;
  • Twilight Golf at Waldorf Astoria Golf Club;
  • Saturday Golf Clinics;
  • Astronomy Walk at Island or Promenade;
  • Enchanted Evenings Horse and Carriage Rides;
  • Chef’s Cooking Demo: Organic Food & Wine Tasting;
  • Jazz Under the “Full Moon” (Select Dates)

*program elements subject to change.

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Enchanted Evenings at Waldorf Astoria Orlando

As part of our Enchanted Evenings summer-long promotion at Waldorf Astoria Orlando, expect fun experiences for your family.

Walking on Water at Waldorf Astoria Orlando swimming pool

For instance, this child was more than happy floating on the water.  But what if he could WALK on the water?  Now we are talking enchantment!

Walking on Water at Waldorf Astoria Orlando swimming pool
Waldorf Astoria Orlando is featuring a new gigantic gizmo on summer weekends that will allow you to do just that… walk on water!

Walking on Water at Waldorf Astoria Orlando swimming poolYou simply have to climb inside (after getting permission from your parents and having them sign a waiver), and the staff takes care of the inflation.

Walking on Water at Waldorf Astoria Orlando swimming pool

Once it’s filled, you are free to start your trek across the water!

Walking on Water at Waldorf Astoria Orlando swimming pool… which is easier said than done!

Walking on Water at Waldorf Astoria Orlando swimming pool One thing is certain:  expect a whole lot of laughter!

Walking on Water at Waldorf Astoria Orlando swimming pool…and some envious glances from your poolmates!  Not to worry… they can be next!

Walking on Water at Waldorf Astoria Orlando swimming poolJust wait until your friends at home hear about this adventure!

[Ask the pool staff or Concierge for details about the “Walk on Water” experience.  A $6 fee is charged to your guest room.]

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As a part of our Enchanted Evenings celebration at Waldorf Astoria Orlando, we are offering a Martini Madness party at Sir Harry’s.  Join us every Saturday from 8pm – 11pm (June 2011 to September 2011), for a martini infused evening where you can sample four delicious flavors on our martini buffet!

Guests can enjoy these flavorful martinis for just $20 a person.

Sir Harry’s is Orlando’s little-known secret – a quintessential big-city lounge with a built in pedigree.  Both sexy and stately, this lounge (located off the lobby of the chic Waldorf Astoria Orlando) takes you to the Big Apple and the best lounges in Manhattan.  In fact, the original Sir Harry’s (inside the famed NYC Waldorf=Astoria) is the birthplace of several classic cocktails, including the Manhattan!

You don’t want to miss this party! You can even continue your evening at Peacock Alley our lobby bar where you will find nightly live music, and entertainment.

Worried about parking?  No worries!  For our local guests who are not staying at the resort, we offer complimentary valet parking for Sir Harry’s customers.  Just ask your bartender or server.

For more information on other Enchanted Evening special events, please see the schedule of events , or contact Waldorf Astoria Orlando by phone at (407) 597-5500.

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