Wonders of Death Part 2

It is now official that the Wonder of Life pavillion at Epcot is gone forever. The signs from the exterior of the pavillion have been removed, both the giant DNA strand and the main sign. The final opening of the pavillion will be during the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, during which the barren... Continue Reading

Rock N Refurb

It’s official, Rock N Roller Coaster at the Disney MGM Studios will be closed from September 4th- October 4th. The refurbishment is for general ride maintenance, something that should have been done during the lengthy closure earlier this year to include a single rider line. In site news, we have begun posting our new WDW... Continue Reading

Wonders of Death

Permits were filed today to remove all of the fixtures inside Epcot’s Wonders of Life pavillion. The permits are not to remove the two attractions inside the pavillion, just all of the exhibits in the middle. Starting in September the space will be used to host some exhibits of the 2007 Epcot International Food &... Continue Reading

Epcot Update

The Epcot Wand has now lost the image of Mickey’s Arm on the side facing World Showcase. The arm facing the park entrance is still standing, but should be down by early on Thursday. In other news, I have recieved notice that by the end of 2008, every Epcot dining location will have either been... Continue Reading

Straight From WED

Straight from the halls of Walt Disney Imagineering, a ton of news has come out about the future projects that will be happening at WDW. First off, the old site of 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea and current site of Pooh’s Playful Spot will be getting a new E Ticket/Big Budget attraction. Now, don’t get too excited right away, the... Continue Reading

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

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