Disney Files Permit for Demolition at Former NBA Experience in Disney Springs Years After Permanent Closure

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First found by danlb_2000 on the WDWMagic forums, Disney has filed a permit for demolition at the NBA Experience in Disney Springs, which never reopened following the COVID-19 pandemic closures at Walt Disney World Resort. Permits Filed for Demolition at NBA Experience The permit, filed on February 15, 2024, lists “General construction/Demo” as the “general … Read more

CFTOD to Vote on Replacing Walt Disney World Annual Passes for Employees, Disney Files Permit for New DVC Cabins at Fort Wilderness, & More: Daily Recap (9/26/23)

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We bring you a lot of stories every single day. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Tuesday, September 26, 2023. Walt Disney World Walt … Read more

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ Streaming Release Date Announced, World Celebration Construction Unlikely to Be Completed Before EPCOT Disney100 Kickoff, and More: Daily Recap (7/17/23)

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We bring you a lot of stories every single day. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Monday, July 17, 2023. Walt Disney World Magic … Read more

Walt Disney Imagineering Files to Extend STOLport Permit Connected to Reflections – A Disney Lakeside Lodge Permit

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Walt Disney Imagineering has filed for an extension of a permit related to Reflections – A Disney Lakeside Lodge, a project long thought canceled. Reflections – A Disney Lakeside Lodge 2018 Announcement After rumors swirled of a “Disney Discovery Lodge,” Bob Chapek announced Reflections – A Disney Lakeside Lodge at Destination D in 2018. The nature-inspired Disney Vacation … Read more

RUMOR: Permits Indicate Alice in Wonderland Themed BMX Show Coming to Disneyland Paris

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A rumored Alice in Wonderland-themed BMX show may be coming to Walt Disney Studios Park in Disneyland Paris. According to a tweet from OutsidEars, an Alice in Wonderland-themed BMX Show may be coming to Disneyland Paris sometime in 2024. A full link to their article is available here, but be advised, it is written in … Read more

Imagineering Files Set Installation Permit for Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at Magic Kingdom

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Walt Disney Imagineering has filed a permit for the site of Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at Magic Kingdom, which is currently under construction. The permit is for “Fabrication and Installation of Show Set Items” and contracts Icarus Exhibits, Inc. The specialty fabrications shop also worked on Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, TRON Lightcycle Run, and … Read more

Disney Files Permit for Construction of Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at Magic Kingdom

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Disney has filed a notice of commencement permit with Orange County, Florida likely for the construction of Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at Magic Kingdom. The Splash Mountain address is on the permit and it contracts Balfour Beatty Construction LLC. Balfour was previously contracted for the now-canceled Reflections – A Disney Lakeside Lodge and delayed Play! Pavilion. … Read more

Imagineering Files Permit for Jessie’s Trading Post, New 50th Anniversary Luggage, Mighty Thor Offerings Coming to Avengers Campus, and More: Daily Recap (7/8/22)

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We bring you a lot of stories every single day. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Friday, July 8, 2022. Walt Disney World Disney’s … Read more

Walt Disney Imagineering Files Set Elements Permit for Jessie’s Trading Post in Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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Walt Disney Imagineering has filed a permit to install “set elements” in Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The address on the permit points to Toy Story Mania, but it is likely for Jessie’s Trading Post, the attraction’s new gift shop. Though an exact location for Jessie’s Trading Post was never announced, the Toy … Read more

Permits Filed for Show Set Installation at TRON Lightcycle Run in the Magic Kingdom

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The next big step in TRON Lightcycle / Run’s race to the finish line is about to begin at the Magic Kingdom. Disney has filed permits with the state of Florida to fabricate and install set pieces for the upcoming attraction, which is currently under construction. Just earlier today, we reported that the white canopy … Read more

Permit Filed for Construction at Restaurant Marrakesh in EPCOT

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A permit has been filed by Buena Vista Construction Company for “labor, material, and/or electrical for construction” work at Restaurant Marrakesh in EPCOT. Restaurant Marrakesh in the Morocco Pavilion has been closed for quite some time. It most recently opened as a seating area back in July of 2021. We’re hoping this permit means that … Read more

Walt Disney Imagineering Files Permit for Modifications to Tomorrowland Light and Power Co. Store Ahead of TRON Lightcycle Run Opening at Magic Kingdom

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Walt Disney Imagineering has filed a permit for “exterior façade modifications” to Tomorrowland Light and Power Company, the store next to Space Mountain in Magic Kingdom. The permit contracts The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. and expires December 30, 2023. It’s possible whatever work is done to the exterior of the store will be so it better … Read more

RUMOR: Enchanted Tales With Belle to Reopen at the Magic Kingdom

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Entertainment has been returning across Walt Disney World, and alongside the recent news of indoor meet and greets resuming in November, it looks like another character experience may reopen soon. Earlier today, we noticed the sign for Enchanted Tales With Belle has returned outside the attraction. In addition, a permit was recently filed for “general … Read more

New Permit May Confirm Return of Candlelight Processional to Disneyland for 2021

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A new permit seems to confirm that one of the most beloved features of the holiday season at Disneyland may return this year. The permit, filed by Disney with the City of Anaheim, requests permission to install “outdoor steel platforms, outdoor wheelchair lift, accessible platform, show light towers and audio towers, (2) generators, movable folding … Read more

Permits Filed For Club Cool and Creations Shop Signage at EPCOT

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Walt Disney Imagineering has filed a permit to install signs in the World Celebration neighborhood of EPCOT. The signs will presumably be for Creations Shop or Club Cool, which we got a peek inside a few days ago. The contractor on the permit is Sign Producers, Inc., whose portfolio includes several signs at Universal Orlando … Read more

Permits Filed for New Food Location Coming to the Italy Pavilion at EPCOT

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If you’ve been to EPCOT recently, you may have noticed construction walls jutting out from the right-hand edge of the Italy Pavilion inside the World Showcase. While nothing has been announced for the pavilion, a new permit filed by Patina Restaurant Group, which manages all of the food and beverage locations in the pavilion, may … Read more