What’s New Around the Mouse

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My Disney Bands Phase 3 of the testing is still in progress at select Disney Resorts. Villains at Magic Kingdom Disney is preparing for Friday the 13th, where the villains will come out during the 13th hour at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Magic Kingdom is giving a sneak peek of the villains in the Celebrate the Magic show on Cinderella Castle.

Transportation from Animal Kingdom to Downtown Disney Disney is testing through October 31. They are providing bus transportation (round trip) from Animal Kingdom Theme Park to Downtown Disney. You can then take a bus from Downtown Disney back to your resort or back to the Animal Kingdom parking lot.

See the Citizens of Main Street USA This September you’re invited to put on your finest new Fall hat and join the young citizens of Main Street, U.S.A. for an unforgettable show! Discover the excitement right inside Magic Kingdom park, where the citizens will be ringing in the occasion with a seasonal showcase commemorating the magic blowing about in the autumn air. Don’t miss out on a ton of harvest time fun, courtesy of the Fall Trolley Show and Limited Time Magic!

New! Fountain View Re-Opened This popular quick service location is now open at Epcot with sweet treats, breakfast sandwiches, and Starbucks coffee.

New! Princess Fairytale Hall This new location for our favorite Princesses at Magic Kingdom Park will be opening on September 18.

Magical Dining This month kicks off the Orlando CVB Magical Dining Month. You can choose from a list of restaurants where you can enjoy a 3-course meal at a fantastic price. For example, Todd English’s bluezoo is only $33 per person for a  3-course meals at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin. Call us at 8773180323 for more information on Magical Dining in Orlando.

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party This popular special events for families is running throughout September and October at Magic Kingdom Park. This event runs from 7PM-midnight. Call us at 877-318-0323 to book your tickets today.

Renovations Learn about the latest renovations at Disney World, before you plan your trip or before you head down for your vacation.

Magic Kingdom

Jungle Cruise Closed 08/19/13 09/30/13

Space Mountain Closed 09/03/13 09/05/13 and 09/10/13 09/12/13

Peter Pan Closed 09/30/13 11/13/13

Walt Disney World Railroad Closed 09/30/13 10/20/13

Fountainview Ice Cream Shop Closed 04/08/13 09/04/13

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Honey I Shrunk the Kids Playground 09/ 03/13 11/19/13

Disney’s All Star Sports Resort

End Zone Food Court Closed 08/05/13 12/20/13

Arcade Closed 07/29/13 12/20/13

Disney’s Port Orleans Resort Riverside

Ol’ Man Island Pool Slide Closed 09/09/13 09/13/13

Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort

Grandstand Pool Closed 08/25/13 09/14/13

Downtown Disney

Area Capt’n Jacks Closed 08/18/13 TBD

Disney Golf Courses

Disney’s Palm Golf Course Closed 06/12/13 mid-November

Universal Orlando Resort

Despicable Me Do your kids love the Minions? You can now book one of 18 themed rooms at Portofino Bay Hotel (opening on October 1) with the Despicable Me theme. Call 877-318-0323 or request a price online for these fun new rooms.

Disneyland in California  

Resort Pool Parties Now through the end of September, guests staying at the hotels of the Disneyland hotels can enjoy a little extra summertime magic with special pool parties each day! These one hour pool parties are a chance for the whole family to get together to enjoy games, music and dancing. Check with your resort at check in for the latest pool party times.

New! Villains at Disneyland

Some consider Friday the 13th the unluckiest of dates. But for the most dastardly of Disney villains, it’s a perfect time to kick off the Halloween season… and they’re headed to the Disney Parks to transform the occasion into a full blown celebration of all things mischievous! Coming September 13, 2013, join a frightful night filled with fun and delight when some of the wiliest baddies swarm into the Disney Parks during what’s set to be the most fiendish bit of Limited Time Magic yet—it’s “Unleash the Villains!”