News from the World

Disney Springs

Town Center Area Opens

The boarding has come down, and the new Town Center area of Disney Springs opened May 15, the new area has many new food and shopping venues available.  To help visitors navigate in the new expanded Disney Springs have installed directories to help find the location of the expanded site.

Lime Parking Garage

The Lime Garage adjacent to World of Disney (Market Place) and Town Center is now open, this provides an additional 2,000 complimentary parking spaces.  This is in addition to the Orange Garage located adjacent West Side.  We look forward to using these new facilities during our next visit to Disney Springs

Animal Kingdom

Extended Hours & Rivers of Light

Animal Kingdom extended hours are nearly here from May 27 to July 2nd the park will be open till 11pm, it is thought this time will remain after these dates but Disney appear from this moment to be keeping their options open for when Rivers of Light arrives, which is on the cards for early July.

Also look out for Discovery Island Carnival and Harambe Wildlife Parti for street performers and entertainment well into the night.

Kilimanjaro Safari, Kali River Rapids & Expedition Everest After Dark

These favourite attraction are now open after dark. On Kilimanjaro Safaris get glimpse of the savanna and its inhabitants during sunset, or ride Kali River Rapids, Expedition Everest and a few other firm favourites in the dark for a new twist.

Tree of Life Awakening

See the Tree of Life in a new light where magical fireflies bring to life the animal spirits of the tree.

Hollywood Studios

New Mickey and Minnie Location

Starring in Red Carpet Dreams found in the Commissary Lane area of the park, find Mickey and Minnie in this new meet and greet area.

Olaf Character Spot

Olaf can be found enjoying summer daily at his new location opposite Star Tours – The Adventure Continues

Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular

This summer (June) a new nightly show combining fireworks, pyrotechnics, and video projections on the building all to Star Wars music.


Frozen Ever After

Opening this summer this attraction is the first attraction to be inspired by Frozen, find Anna, Else, Olaf and more on this adventure through the Kingdom of Arendelle.  Anna & Elsa have moved from Magic Kingdom to the Royal Sommerhus character spot, so don’t forget to say hello during your visit to Norway.

Soarin’ Around the World

Located in The Land pavilion and re opening on June 17 after its debut in Shanghai Disneyland, the revamped attraction now features new amazing global cinematography and is a must experience.

Turtle Talk with Crush

New to Turtle Talk with Crush you can now find the characters from this Summers Disney Pixar Release Finding Dory.  Alongside Crush you will find Destiny the Whale Shark, Bailey the Beluga Whale and finally Hank the Septopus.

2016 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

This years food and wine festival will be 62 day long, starting Sept 14 and continuing through to Nov 15.  With over 30 global marketplaces giving a truly around the world experience.  For more information

Magic Kingdom

Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire

Join Mickey, Minnie and the gang for a new stage show opening in June on the Castle Stage.

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