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The latest edition of the Mickey Monitor annual passholder publication is now available for viewing and offers a number of newsworthy announcements on some upcoming Walt Disney World attractions and special events. Here are some highlights: -Passholders are being informed that Space Mountain will be closed for a “Space-Lift” beginning in April 2009. The article confirms that the track layout and the exterior look of the Mountain will not be touched during the refurbishment. While no reopening date is given, an opportunity to own a piece of the classic Magic Kingdom attraction is. For all the details on how to win a piece of Space Mountain, consult the Mickey Monitor and WDW Annual Passholder website. -The article with top billing in [...]
The very popular Vinylmation collectible figures sold at WDW Art of Disney locations will be the centerpiece of another special event coming to Walt Disney World in just a few weeks: Vinylmation – Park 1 Series Artist Party, February 6! Event: Vinylmation Park 1 Series Artist Party Guest Artists, Select Disney Design Group & Park 1 Series Artists: Randy Noble, Dan Howard, Monty Maldovan, Dawn Ockstadt, Rachael Sur & Kyle Price Event Date: Friday, February 6, 2008 Event Times: 5:00PM – 7:00PM Event Location: Art of Disney, Downtown Disney® Marketplace Vinylmation, the original vinyl collectible available at select Disney Theme Park Merchandise locations has arrived! Be among the first to collect the newly released and highly anticipated Park 1 Series [...]
Tom Corless' 1/5-1/16 WDW Photo Report (Includes American Idol Experience and Kim Possible World Showcase Adventure Coverage)
I’ve finally returned from my 12 day excursion to the Walt Disney World with a ton of photos to share of the latest happenings around the vacation kingdom, including an in-depth look at the two biggest new attractions of 2009. With so much to see, let’s get started: These photos are not in chronological order, but are ordered by location, so let’s start in the Magic Kingdom.
Here is the current line-up for New Year’s Eve entertainment at the Walt Disney World Resort: LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — A kaleidoscope of colors and elaborate light displays will decorate the skies on the final night of 2008 at Walt Disney World Resort. Dazzling fireworks showers, live entertainment and extended park hours throughout the Vacation Kingdom on Dec. 31 make it a popular spot to ring in the new year. At Epcot, a special version of “IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth,” the laser-light spectacular featuring dancing flames and cascading fountains orchestrated to an original musical score, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. and 11:40 p.m. The park’s Dec. 31 operating hours are 8 a.m. to 1 a.m. Disney’s Hollywood Studios [...]
Just thought we would take a moment to look at some recent commercials the Walt Disney World Resort has put together for a variety of topics: Holidays at WDW A more recent “What Will You Celebrate?” commercial 3-D Theaters on the Disney Cruise Line
I’ve been hesitant to post the following news since registration for this event has closed once already and could close again at anytime. The event I’m speaking of is a 25 minute Walt Disney World Annual Passholder only tour of the Superstar Television Theater at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, home to the upcoming American Idol Experience attraction. The tour is happening at various times during the day on December 14th, 2008 and the following times are still available as of this reports posting: Updated at 6:15 PM EST on 11/14- every half hour from 3:30-7:30 PM now remaining Space is limited and filling up fast, so if you are interested and can attend, you should rush over to disneyworld.com/passholder and sign [...]
Here with his first photo report from the Walt Disney World Resort is our own Matt Paul, who spent yesterday visiting three of the theme parks. Let’s see what he found at the World: Let’s begin at Epcot The new IBM Thinkplace inside Innoventions is still coming soon With the end of the Food and Wine Festival, this spot waits for its holiday display This small area is still being worked on, perhaps for the Kim Possible World Showcase Adventure The Christmas display at the park entrance is starting to be put in place A strange recycling bin now stands near the ramp to the Epcot Monorail station Now we’ll move over to Disney’s Hollywood Studios The final Super Soap Weekend at [...]
Staff member Jason Diffendal of WDWCelebrations.com has provided us with some very interesting pictures from around WDW during his latest trip. Let’s take a look at a few newsworthy items: Starting at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, the new Night of Joy event logo has taken over the entrance billboard. I really like the new logo, something about those colors… The stage in front of the Sorcerer’s Hat is almost ready for the Night(s) of Joy. While the temporary stage is set, High School Musical 2: School’s Out will be performing on the Streets of America. This shows final performance is going to be September 13th, with the updated High School Musical 3: Right Here! Right Now! show to debut on October [...]
Here’s a quick look at the new costumes that Disney’s most famous couples will be sporting this halloween during Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party: Mickey and Minnie Mouse Donald and Daisy Duck
WDWNT is back from the not-so-crowded Walt Disney World theme parks with another fantastic photo report. Let’s take a look at all the newsworthy happenings from around the world: Starting at Disney’s hollywood Studios, this special stage has been set up for the Night of Joy events Construction on the American Idol Experience They are painting the entire building in a new blue color-scheme This is where the old poster that featured a few ABC shows such as Good Morning America used to be. A few color changes on the tower. Not sure what this is, signage perhaps? A few more of the statues have been removed. We expect this exhibit to make a move to somewhere else in the [...]