Sunday, June 15, 2014

Walt Disney World News and Rumors 6/9/14 - 6/15/14


Magic Kingdom

  • Aurora and Snow White will be moving around.  Aurora will be leaving Princess Fairytale Hall and can be found at the Town Square Courtyard and Snow White will be found at Center Street.
  • The Yankee Trader shop in Liberty Square will be closing for a refurb from July 7-September 30. Rumors indicate that this could be for the ability to purchase on-ride photos from the Haunted Mansion.

  • For guests who want to catch the World Cup, head to The Odyssey, where there are couches set up, as well as snacks, drinks, and merchandise being sold.
  • Garden Grill is currently not rotating. 

Disney's Animal Kingdom
  • Winged Encounters-The Kingdom Takes Flight is now being performed daily at 9:15 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.  Do keep in mind that the birds are still doing some training, so the show is subject to change.

Downtown Disney
  • Trucks on the Town Food Truck event is scheduled for June 21 on the West Side.  Trucks that will take part in the event: 
    • Food Truck Bazaar by Prestige Trucks
    • El Cactus Azul
    • Ellie Lou's BBQ
    • La Empanada
    • Magic 4 ur Plate
    • Mayan Grill
    • Philly's Best Cheesesteak
    • TJ's Seafood Shack
    • Yum Yum Cupcakes
    • Disney's World Showcase of Flavors
    • Disney's Superstar Catering
    • Disney's Namaste Cafe
    • Disney's Fantasy Fare
    • Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports Truck
General Walt Disney World News

  • FastPass+ tiering has seen changes at both Epcot and Disney's Hollywood Studios.  Here is how the new tiers look:   
    •  Epcot
      Tier 1 (Choose One)
      • IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth
      • Living with the Land
      • Soarin’
      • Test Track
                    Tier 2 (Choose Two)
      • Captain EO
      • Epcot Character Spot
      • Journey Into Imagination
      • Maelstrom
      • Mission Space Green/Orange
      • Spaceship Earth
      • The Seas with Nemo and Friends
      • Turtle Talk with Crush
    •  Disney's Hollywood Studios
    • Tier 1 (Choose One)
      • Beauty and the Beast – Live on Stage
      • Fantasmic!
      • The Great Movie Ride
      • Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster
      • Toy Story Midway Mania!
                   Tier 2 (Choose Two)
      • The American Idol Experience
      • Disney Junior – Live on Stage
      • Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular!
      • Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show
      • Muppet-Vision 3D
      • Star Tours: The Adventures Continue
      • Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
      • Voyage of the Little Mermaid
  • The monorail is seeing some refurbishment work and it will have reduced summer hours beginning June 22.  Here's what it looks like they will be: 
    • Magic Kingdom Resort beam - 8:30am to midnight
    • Magic Kingdom Express beam - 9:30am to 11:30pm
    • Epcot beam - 9am to 11pm


  • Could Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular and American Idol Experience both be closing in January to make way for Star Wars land?  It seems that American Idol Experience is for sure closing on January 5, and Indy is rumored to be closing around that time too. 
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