In honor of all U.S. military members’ service to the country, Nickelodeon Suites Resort is giving thanks this November with a special “Military Appreciation” program and a mix of patriotic events. The resort will feature a World War II artifact exhibit, military vehicle tour, poolside parties, daily pie brigade and more.
Military Appreciation Month activities for Nickelodeon Suites Resort guests include:
Appreciation Kick Off
November 6, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Help us kick off the 2nd Annual Military Appreciation Month at the Lagoon Pool with a show by the Marine’s Color Guard. Plus, you’ll get to meet them after their performance!
Hero Splash Bash
November 5 and 12, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Slide down to the Lagoon Pool for a Hero Splash Bash featuring a patriotic mix of whacky entertainment. Enjoy music, join in poolside activities and most importantly…GET SLIMED! Our 400-gallon dump tank will soak your family in green SLIME for one messy finale – giving you a chance to create new family memories the Nickelodeon way.
November 27 and 28, 2 p.m.
Watch the Air Force squadrons compete for first place at the Lagoon Pool. Everyone will receive a red, white and blue popsicle. Event supported by Hurlburt Field Air Force Base.
Military Vehicle Tour
November 20 and 21, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Get up-close-and-personal with real life war vehicles from WWII, the Korean War and other historical battles. The tour will highlight preserved military vehicles ranging from a M38 Korean War vintage Jeep to a 1942 GMC CCKW. Supported by the Military Vehicle Preservation Association, an organization dedicated to the collection and restoration of historic military vehicles.
We’re cooking up a recipe for entertainment during Military Appreciation Month. One part whipped cream and one part mess, courtesy of the Nick Hotel! Our heroes will get the chance to pie their unsuspecting kids at the Pie Brigade.
Family of the Day
Every day we will honor one lucky military family with free Character Breakfast with SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer and friends.
WWII Living History Exhibit
November 13 and 14, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Genuine artifacts will transport you into a historical experience at this special exhibit. Discover how soldiers lived, what they ate and what they wore during battle. Learn from viewing a large collection of artifacts including uniforms, photographs, weapons and field gear. Supported by the Central Florida WWII Museum. Located in the Mall Rotunda.
Postcards from Home
Send a message to a hero. Design and create your own postcard in Nicktoons Café during dinner. The postcard and postage is courtesy of the Nick Hotel and will benefit Any Soldier®.
In honor of all firefighters and their families, we’ve put together special weekends of activities to show our appreciation.
•Hero Celebration March 14, 2010 Join us in Studio Nick for a red-hot celebration with special firefighter guests, live game shows and free pizza. Local fire departments will compete in a head-to-head battle. Come see who gets pied and who gets SLIMED!
•Antique Fire truck display Saturdays and Sundays Get up-close-and-personal with real life fire trucks. Encounter tall ladders, long hoses and all the tools used throughout the years to fight fires. Sponsored by Florida Antique Bucket Brigade.
•Support National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Every day Donate to this organization when you check in and you’ll receive your very own firefighter helmet.
•Fire Public Education Select Saturdays Stop, drop and roll! Learn about important fire safety tip with local firefighters. Experience a simulated fire drill in a portable safety house, sponsored by Kissimmee Fire Department. Plus, you’ll get the chance to take pictures in front of a big, red fire truck.
•Bucket Brigade Saturdays and Sundays Kids and parents compete to fill big buckets with water. The team that fills their bucket first wins! A competition wouldn’t be complete without a SLIME finale.
•Jell-O Eating Contest Saturdays and Sundays Get ready to compete! Join us for a red, white and blue Jell-O eating contest.more...
We honored our military families with a special month dedicated to the men and women who serve. With your support, here are just some of our amazing accomplishments in November.
•With the help of our guests, we raised more than $1,000 to support AnySoldier Inc., a organization that helps deployed American soldiers
•30 lucky military families were chosen to receive free character breakfast
•Celebrated the Marines’ Birthday with more than 180 hotel guests at a free pizza party. Check out the banner we delivered to a troop overseas.
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