Sunday, September 14, 2014

Walt Disney World News and Rumors 9/8/14 - 9/14/14

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


Magic Kingdom
  • Elsa will be taking over the Holiday Castle Lighting Ceremony this year.  In addition, Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, and Olaf will debut in the "Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade" this year.
  • The phone charging stations found at Cosmic Rays and at the Tomorrowland Arcade have been removed.  The charging stations were there as a part of a test.

  • Maelstrom will be closing on October 5.  In it's place will be a brand new Frozen attraction will be built. Also, a new meet and greet featuring Anna and Elsa will be constructed.  The new attraction is expected to be complete by early 2016.  For my thoughts, read my latest blog post.

Disney's Hollywood Studios
  •  The "For the First Time In Forever - A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration" will be continuing past September 28.  In addition, the Wandering Oaken's Trading Post will be moving closer to the sing-along, and will feature a larger play area.

General Walt Disney World News
  •  By this December, Apple Pay will be able to be utilized at the Walt Disney World Resort. 
  • The amount to activate a Disney gift card has changed; the rate now starts at $15.


  • Toy Story Mania will see an expansion, making the attraction larger with what one can assume would be at least one more track.
  • Disney Princess MagicBands seem to be on their way.
  • Minnie could be moving from her meet and greet location at the Art of Disney Animation Building and could be moving back to Hollywood Blvd.

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