Sunday, March 15, 2015

Walt Disney World News and Rumors 3/9/15 - 3/15/15

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

Magic Kingdom
  • Another 24-hour party will be kicking off the “Coolest Summer Ever" which will take place on Memorial Day weekend from 6:00 a.m. on May 22 and will last until 6:00 a.m. on May 23. Guests will be able to dress up and show their Disney Sides. In addition, there will be special entertainment, merchandise, food and beverages during the day. The event will also feature Disney character greetings, dance parties and special surprises.

  • Voices of Liberty are currently performing on the outdoor stage of the America Gardens Theatre on Mondays and Tuesdays. In addition, the performers wear modern, spring-time outfits, and they sing songs that are more fresh and modern, such as “Let It Go,” “Friend Like Me,”and  "Somewhere Over The Rainbow."

Disney's Hollywood Studios
  • Doc McStuffins will be coming to the Animation Courtyard beginning in May. 
    The Frozen Summer Fun event will be returning for the second year from June 17 through September 7. The events for this year are:
    • The Frozen Procession – This special mini-parade down Hollywood Boulevard will include Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, and Olaf, plus skaters, skiers, ice cutters, and the Arendelle Flag Corps.
    • Olaf’s Summer Cool Down – Olaf will appear on the event stage throughout the day to cool things down as the summer sun gets hotter.
    • Hot Frozen Nights DJ Dance Party – DJ Chill will be on hand at the event stage spinning great tunes. Guests will be able to share song requests and photos through social media that will be featured onscreen during the party.
    • Frozen Fireworks – Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, and Olaf will come together at the event stage for a fantastic fireworks spectacular, set to the soundtrack of Frozen!
Disney's Animal Kingdom
  • Winged Encounters' landing perch has been relocated in front of the Tree of Life. The show will continue to be performed at 9:15 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
  • A new Sumatran tiger will be introduced to at Maharajah Jungle Trek on March 17.
  • Five new sable antelope have been added to Kilimanjaro Safaris.
  • The lemurs are back on Discovery Island.

Disney Resorts
  • Beginning April 13, and lasting until at sometime in early 2016, the East Leisure Pool at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort will be under refurbishment.
  • River Roost Lounge at Disney's Port Orleans Riverside will be serving select breakfast items for a limited amount of time from 7 a.m. to noon.  The new menu features select breakfast items including assorted pastries, breakfast sandwiches, cereals, oatmeal and an assortment of specialty coffees. This test will be running until May. 
  • Beginning March 31 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Disney's Port Orleans French Quarter will be "Fat Tuesdays" parties where guests will get to take part in activities, enjoy a DJ, and partake in special food and beverage offerings.
  • The Fourth Annual Easter Egg Display at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort will take place from March 20 through April 10.

Downtown Disney
  • Paradiso 37 is undergoing an expansion that will see it doubling its seating capacity and adding an outdoor live entertainment stage.

  • Breakfast at Be Our Guest Restaurant will officially begin on March 20.
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