Sunday, March 8, 2009

News & Rumors 3/2/09 - 3/8/09

News and Rumors are gathered from various different websites. One particular website is not favored over another. All rumors are rumors and are to be taken with a grain of salt.


  • The Virgin Megastore at Downtown Disney will be closing May 31.

  • The balloon ride that will be in Downtown Disney has had a name change. Instead of being called Characters In Flight it will now be called Aerophile.

  • The new TrenD store that will be opening up in the summer and will sell urban Disney-made fashions. (Although, I am hearing something that says it may open up earlier...much this month earlier.)

  • The new restaurant in Pleasure Island will be called Paradiso 37. This is the restaurant that had already been announced as coming in and will be opening this summer.

  • After Pecos Bill's refurbishment, the only noticeable change is that the self order kiosks have been moved just a bit to a more central location.

  • The Diamond Horseshoe is down for refurb, but it is not listed because it is seasonal.


  • It's been rumored that Disney may be working on a restaurant themed after their upcoming movie The Princess and The Frog. It has been rumored that this new restaurant may include Audio Anamatronics of some of the characters that will be featured in the movie.

  • Possible dates for Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party are coming out. Dates are as follows: September: 4, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29, 2009 October: 1, 2, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31, 2009. Tickets will go on sale May 1st.

  • Star Tours 2 info: The latest rumor is that they will start working on this attraction in 2010 with a reopening for 2011. Maybe late 2010.

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