Fantasmic! is set to reopen this summer on the Rivers of America, enhanced with new scenes and features. Guests will find Mickey Mouse in more scenes than ever before, and there will be new roles for Genie from Aladdin, Tangled, The Lion King and Pirates of the Caribbean. Disneyland Railroad is also preparing to return this summer, with a new look along the Rivers of America, including a spectacular new vista of a waterfall, rocky cliffs and a dramatic gorge below. Also returning later this summer are the Rivers of America attractions: the Mark Twain Riverboat, Sailing Ship Columbia, Davy Crockett Explorer Canoes and Pirate’s Lair on Tom Sawyer Island
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Recently I had the opportunity to take a hard hat tour (no photos were allowed) of Disney Vacation Club’s newest property, Copper Creek Villas and Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge. Copper Creek is part of the overall Wilderness Lodge property, which, once open, will house guest rooms at the Wilderness Lodge (south side) Boulder Ridge and the Copper Creek cabins
On April 2, 2017, the Boardwalk’s Trattoria al forno converted its breakfast offering to a character meal called the Bon Voyage Adventure Breakfast. Rapunzel and Flynn Rider from Tangled and Ariel and Prince Eric from The Little Mermaid are the showcased characters. Linda and I have always enjoyed breakfast at Trattoria so we thought we’d give it a try
If you ever lose an item while at Walt Disney World, what do you do? And how can you recover it? AllEars.Net’s Deb Koma recently had the chance to find out, first-hand, as she paid a visit to Central Lost and Found
Orlando may have just wrapped up the four day mega convention, A Star Wars Celebration, but that doesn?t mean the Force isn?t still in town. Beginning Thursday, April 20, runDisney kicks off its second annual Star Wars Half Marathon Weekend – The Dark Side – at Walt Disney World
Guests escaping to the Disneyland Resort in search of fun and adventure this summer will join forces with Guardians of the Galaxy as this intergalactic crew attempts its own escape in the fun and thrilling new attraction Guardians of the Galaxy -Mission: BREAKOUT!, opening Saturday, May 27, in Disney California Adventure Park. Heroes from the ?Guardians of the Galaxy? film, some appearing for the first time in a Disney park, also come alongside legendary Super Heroes in new experiences during Summer of Heroes, a special celebration in Disney California Adventure, May 27-Sept.
Saturday is Earth Day, and Walt Disney World is celebrating!
Animal Kingdom is marking April 22, which is also the theme park’s birthday, with its annual Party for the Planet. This year, however, the celebration will be expanded to three days: April 21 through
BB-8, the loyal droid from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, has begun greeting guests at the park’s Star Wars Launch Bay. BB-8 appears in addition to the previously established meet-and-greets for Kylo Ren and Chewbacca
APRIL 21-23, EARTH DAY CELEBRATIONS:
— Disney’s Animal Kingdom will observe Earth Day (April 22), with a special “Party for the Planet” weekend April 21-23. The weekend will feature special educational encounters throughout the park presented by Disneynature.
— Meet Jiminy Cricket at Rafiki’s Planet Watch Friday and Saturday, April 21 and 22.
— Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival – Meet Disney’s Animals, Science and Environment Cast and conservation specialists April 21-23 as they discuss Disney’s conservation efforts to support butterflies, migratory birds, sea turtles and monkeys, as well as demonstrate some ways they are accomplishing this work