Sunday, July 10, 2011

News and Rumors 7/4/11 - 7/10/11

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


Magic Kingdom
  • The Lunching Pad in Tomorrowland will be down for refurb from Aug. 29th – Sept. 13th.
  • Casey’s Corner on Main Street will be closed for refurbishment from Aug. 30th – Sept. 14th.
  • During evening Extra Magic Hours, guests will no longer be able to meet with the characters in Fantasyland.  Also, the Town Square Theater will only be open for meets during park hours as well.
  • Tinkerbell and her Fairy friends will be returning to the Magic Kingdom in the Adventureland Veranda starting July 28th. 
  • The Celebrate a Dream Come True Parade will be running two performances a day starting July 18th running to July 31st.  The parade will be shown at both 12 pm and 3:30 pm.

Disney's Hollywood Studios
  • The Backlot Tour will be closed Sept. 4th – Spet. 24th.
  • In addition the Honey I Shrunk The Audience Movie Set Adventure will be closed from Sept. 4th – Sept. 25th

General WDW News
  • The dining room at Wolfgang Puck’s in Downtown Disney will be closed until July 18th.
  • The Magnolia Bend Leisure Pool at Port Orleans Riverside will be down for refurb Sept. 5th – Oct. 8th.
  • Over at Sanaa at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge in Kidani Village will be offering a new Animal Specialist dining experience starting Aug. 1st.  The experience will feature a 4 course lunch with one of the resort's animal specialists, who will give an insiders view and answer any questions relating to the animals of the resort's savannahs.  The cost will be $49 for adults, and $29  for kids ages 3 to 9.
  • The Congress Park quiet pool at Saratoga Springs will be closed for refurb from Aug. 1st - Sept. 2nd. 
  • Beginning July 11th, the monorail service at Epcot will stop operating 1 hour after regular park closing and on Aug. 1st, the same will happen at the Magic Kingdom.  What that means is that the monorail will not be operating during Evening Extra Magic Hours.  Guests will now be transported by bus or boat instead.

1 comment:

Jessica @ Wanting Adventure said...

I'm so disappointed that Casey's Corner will be closed while I'm there for my birthday in September. Ugh.