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.


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.


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


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!