Monday, May 9, 2011

News and Rumors 5/2/11 - 5/8/11






Hi guys!  I'm so sorry I've been a little lacking in the posts lately.  I've been EXTREMELY busy!!!  I don't know where on earth the time has been going lately.  So, don't worry, if you see less posts over the next few weeks, you'll know why!  :)

Anyway, here's the news and rumors for the week! 

News and Rumors are gathered from various different sources. All rumors are rumors and are to be taken as such.

News


Magic Kingdom

  • Captain Blackbeard will be joining the crew of Pirates of the Caribbean.  He will be appearing in the water mist in place of Davy Jones starting May 20th.


Epcot

  • The new group that took over for The British Invasion is called The English Channel.  This new band plays British Rock and Roll.  Showtimes are typically 3pm, 4:30pm, 6pm, 7pm and 8pm.  
  • The China Marketplace is closed for refurb in the China Pavilion.  It is set to reopened June 2nd.
  • The 2011 Wine and Dine Half Marathon Tickets are now on sale.


Disney's Hollywood Studios

  • Voyage of the Little Mermaid will be closed for refurb from Aug. 15th - Sept. 4th.


General WDW News

  • The Sand Trap Bar and Grill will be closed until May 19th while Ospry Ridge Golf Course is being refurbished. 
  • Car Masters Weekend will take place this weekend, May 13th - 15th at Downtown Disney Westside.  It's a weekend filled with all things cars (including Cars 2 characters) and will last from 10:30 am - 6 pm.
  • The AMC Pleasure Island 24 Movie Theater will reopen as the Downtown Disney 24 Movie Theater featuring a Dine-In option on May 16th. 
  • Blizzard Beach will be down for refurb from Oct. 30th to Dec. 4th.  
  • Typhoon Lagoon will be down for refurb from Dec. 4th - March 18th.
  • The Military 4 Day Ticket Promotion will continue until Sept. 2012.  The deal gives the following pricing for themselves and up to five (5) family members and/or friends

    · Disney 4-Day Military Promotional Tickets with Park Hopper Option for $138 each, plus tax
    · Disney 4-Day Military Promotional Tickets with Water Parks Fun and More Option for $138 each, plus tax AND
    · Disney 4-Day Military Promotional Tickets with Park Hopper and Water Parks Fun and More Options for $165 each, plus tax


Rumors

  • Rumors are indicating that the Phineas and Ferb meet and greet may not open until May 20th.  It was previously scheduled to open May 16th. 

2 comments:

Kathy said...

Hey, Rikki...thanks for posting even when life gets crazy!

Rikki said...

No problem Kathy! I'm just sad when real life gets in the way!