Sunday, May 10, 2015

Walt Disney World News and Rumors 5/4/15 - 5/10/15

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

  • Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday during Star Wars Weekends, starting at 4:00 p.m., a portion of Backlot Express will be transformed into a dining experience called Rebel Hangar: A Star Wars Lounge Experience.  Here guests will be able to enjoy various snacks and beverages.  For reservations, visit or call 407-WDW-DINE.  Backlot Express will remain partially open for regular counter service dining.
  • Speaking of Star Wars, the ABC Sound Studio will be showing a recap of the first season of Star Wars Rebels. The show will begin on May 15 and will run from 10:00 a.m. until 30 minutes prior to park close. The current Cinderella preview will end on May 13.
  • Stars of Disney Channel and Disney XD will take part in the 24 hour Coolest Summer Ever event. Celebrities include:
    • Karan Brar (“Jessie“)
    • Dove Cameron (“Liv and Maddie” & “Descendants“)
    • Sofia Carson (“Descendants”)
    • Garrett Clayton (“Teen Beach 2“)
    • Skai Jackson (“Jessie”)
    • Peyton List (“Jessie”)
    • Ross Lynch (“Austin and Ally” and “Teen Beach 2")
    • Laura Marano – (“Austin and Ally”)
    • Maia Mitchell (“Teen Beach 2" and ABC Family’s “The Fosters“)
    • Bradley Perry – (Disney XD’s “Mighty Med“)
    • Grace Phipps (“Teen Beach 2")
    • Jake Short – (Disney XD’s “Mighty Med”)
    • Calum Worthy – (“Austin and Ally”)
    First, the celebrities will take part in a pre-parade before the 3:00 p.m. Disney Festival of Fantasy. Then, from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., Disney Channel’s Club Chill party will take place at Tomorrowland's Rockettower Plaza Stage.
  • TriceraTop Spin at Disney's Animal Kingdom will be closed from May 11 through May 23.
  • Downtown Disney West Side has new operating hours. The shops will be open Sunday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. and Friday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 p.m.

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