Category Archives: Walt Disney World Resort

Magic Kingdom Collapsing???

We are proud to present our first piece in a weekly segment from Sparky LD entitled behind the scenes. Sparky LD has worked for a long time at both Walt Disney World and Disneyland and is happy to provide us with some insight into our favorite place on earth. Feel free to discuss today’s article... Continue Reading

Epcot’s 25th Officially Happening

I was informed today that a ceremony rededicating Epcot on October 1st, 2007, is most certainly happening. The Orlando Sentinel has picked up the story and Epcot’s 25th will be officially recognized by the Walt Disney Company. There is still no chance of a  few month long celebration of the anniversary, but at least something... Continue Reading

Covert Canada

I don’t think Disney can any longer deny the big changes coming to the O Canada show at Epcot. The attractions original 5 day refurbishment has expanded to most of the month of August. The show is now closed from August 6th until August 31st. During this time, a new film featuring Martin Short as... Continue Reading

Haunted Mansion Update

The Haunted Mansion refurbishment seems to be much bigger than Disney had originally let on. In addition to new audio and lighting upgrades, it appears the attic scene has been completely remodeled with the addition of the new bride scene similar to the changes that took place at Disneyland last year. Also exported from Disneyland, the floating Leota Crystal... Continue Reading

Under The Hat

In an update on the exclusive news we received last week on the technical updates to the Sorcerer’s Hat at the Disney MGM Studios, some new details have emerged. The hat should be receiving some fiber optics and Lighting that would allow the hat to change colors at night, much like Cinderella Castle and Spaceship Earth.... Continue Reading

Great Movie Uniforms

Cast members inside the Great Movie Ride at the Disney MGM Studios have been informed of a costume change. Instead of the classic uniforms they have had since 1989, they will soon be wearing grey suit jackets and red shirts. The look doesn’t necessarily fit the attraction, but cast members will probably be happy wearing much more... Continue Reading

Epcot 25

A unofficial source has leaked that Epcot will be holding a special rededication ceremony on October 1st, 2007 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the park. Rumors have risen that on this day, Disney may announce the upcoming projects at Epcot such as a refurbishment for the Imagination pavilion, a new fireworks show, or the... Continue Reading

Yak and Open YETi

I have now been told officially through Disney that the Yak and Yeti restaurant at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park will not open in October as originally reported, but indeed in November as was stated on the site a few days ago. No official date has been provided, but it will be one day in the... Continue Reading

The Management That Stole Christmas

Here we are in July, and already there is loads of news on the upcoming Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Parties. In addition to the entertainment changes we have already announced here on the site, the free photo that was a staple of the event for many years is now not only a thing of the past,... Continue Reading

Dining Changes

Disney has announced that the Tusker House at Disney’s Animal Kingdom park will be re-opening this fall with buffet style dining and a character breakfast. In  response to this change, Donald’s Breakfastosaurus will no longer be provided, but Restaurantosaurus will continue to provide counter service dining during its normal operating hours. Continue Reading

Epcot Dining Changes

First off, as most of you know, Patina Group Restaurants will be taken over Alfredo’s in Italy at the world showcase under the name Tutto Italia for a few months. After that, Patina will completely rmodel the restaurant and open under a new name in fall 2008. In the Japan pavilion at Epcot, two new... Continue Reading

Wand Progress

The Epcot wand continues to shrink, as it losses more of height everyday. The wand is fading fast into Yesterland and may be the most welcome loss in the history of WDW. Continue Reading

Animating Fantasyland

My sources have once again provided an interesting rumor that I haven’t heard anywhere else. It appears Walt Disney World is not only interested in refurbishing their older attractions, but actually in improving a newer one. These changes may be a way off, but in the near future there is going to be a meeting... Continue Reading

Wand Progress

The Epcot wand has now lost all its signage and is really nothing more than the wand with a metal beam coming out of it. The process is happening very fast and I expect the process to be done by the first day of September. Continue Reading

Studio Rumors

There are some interesting rumors going around the net today and I just wanted to take time to address some of them. The big one floating around right now is the refurbishment of the Star Tours attraction. Yes, it is true, but i have heard others say it would be opening next year. The earliest... Continue Reading

Contemporary Rumors

As most of you are aware, the north wing of Disney’s Contemporary Resort was demolished a few months ago so that a new, possibly Disney Vacation Club, building can be added to the resort. I just wanted to let in some inside information on the project. The project may or may not be a DVC resort, but... Continue Reading

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