News from the World – August 16

Magic Kingdom

Main Street Electrical Parade

Disney have announced that this night-time favourite is relocating to Disneyland, California for a limited time run. The last chance to catch Disney’s Electrical Parade with it thousands of sparking lights and electro-syntho-magnetic musical sounds is October 9th. Disney are yet to announce a replacement entertainment, Palm Tree Villa will miss this firm favourite but is excited to see what Disney may put in its place.

The Muppets Present Great Moments in American History

Coming in October 2016 you will be able to join Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fonzie Bear, Gonzo outside The Hall of Presidents attraction (Liberty Square Area) where they will present tales of American history.

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

September & October will bring the Halloween season to the Magic Kingdom. For 29 Nights this year Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party will take place. This is a ticketed event from 7pm to midnight, after normal park hours. In front of Cinderella’s Castle catch the show Hocus Pocus and firework show Happy HalloWishes, down Main Street the Boo-to-You Parade. Trick-or Treating is all part of the experience, costumes are allowed but check Disney’s guidance before attending.

Tickets are on sale now, Party nights are as follows:
September – 2, 8, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25, 29, 30
October – 2, 4, 6, 7, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 18, 20, 21, 23, 25, 27, 28, 30, 31

For more information click here

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

Deck the parks with amazing Christmas decorations during November & December as the Holiday season comes to Magic Kingdom, as well as the other parks and resorts. Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is a ticketed event taking place for 21 Nights after normal park hours. During the Party find Mickey and Friends in the holiday outfits as well as special entertainment including Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade as well as Holiday Wishes.

Tickets are on sale now, Party nights are as follows:
November – 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 15, 18, 27, 29
December – 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 13, 15, 16, 18, 22

For more information click here, for dates after December 22, you will be able to catch Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade and Holiday Wishes as normally schedules events.

Animal Kingdom

The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic

This limited time show will end on September 5

Epcot

2016 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

Rockin’ Burger Block Party is available on select Fridays (Sept 30, Oct 14 & Nov 11) during the food and wine festival. This live DJ event has all the B’s (burgers, beats and beverages), each week will feature a different celebrity chef. Ticket prices vary per event.

My Disney Experience App

Not sure how to get from place to place on site at Walt Disney World, now you can use directions on the newly updated My Disney Experience App (available on IOS & Android). The app will help you navigate by foot within the parks and further using the extensive Disney Transportation buses, boats and monorail by helping you find the optimum route.

Disney Springs

Blaze Fast-Fired Pizza

Build-your-own pizzas, choose your custom toppings al for a single price. Your 11 inch pizza will take 180 seconds in the open-flame oven, why not give it a try.

Bibbidi Bobbed Boutique

This popular princess transformation experience has moved into a new home at Disney Springs Marketplace, and is now 5 times larger than its previous home in World of Disney. Reservations for ages 3-12 are recommended and may be booked 180 days in advance.

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