Monday, June 7, 2010

News & Rumors 5/31/10 - 6/6/10


  • First and foremost, Summer Nightastic has finally premiered! As a reminder, there is a new Fireworks show at the Magic Kingdom, the Main Street Electrical Parade has returned to Main Street USA, and the Tower of Terror has seen some enhancements. Plus a few other things here and there.
  • The Good Times Gathering Spot will return once again at Camp Minnie-Mickey at Disney's Animal Kingdom. This location is where the former Pocahontas show took place. It will be open from June 13 - Aug. 7th from 10 am - 3 pm. Guests can meet characters and a DJ will be present.
  • If you run in the 2011 Marathon, you'll receive admission into a Disney theme park free on the following Monday. Guests must have their medals present. This appears to only be valid for full marathon runners, not half marathon runners.
  • For those guests wanting to see High School Musical 3: Senior Year at Disney's Hollywood Studios, there is now a dedicated stage in front of the Sorcerer's Hat where performances will be held. Also this stage is being used for Summer Nightastic
  • Guests can choose which medal is handed out at the 2011 Marathon. Click here to vote.
  • It appears from reports that a screen is up covering the Yeti. It looks like some repair work may finally be getting done.


  • Vidia from the Tinkerbell movies will be doing meet and greets starting in Aug.
  • Duffy, The Disney Bear, is expected to make appearances at Epcot in Sept.
  • Flynn Rider and Mother Gothel may join Rapunzel for the Tangled meet and greets at the Magic Kingdom in October.
  • Heard some rumors about a new DVC resort. One is that a brand new resort could be opening across from Coronado Springs with a possible California theme. The second rumor is that they could be finalizing DVC for the Grand Floridian.

1 comment:

Suzie said...

Interesting about the new DVC resort, but I was so hoping for DVC villas at the Poly, not GF :(