Walt Disney World
New this week a new ticket price introduced. If purchasing a 3-day or longer Magic Your Way ticket through a travel agent or disneyworld.com, guests will receive a $20 discount that guests will not find at the ticket window or guest relations booths at the theme parks.
In preparation for the release of Beauty and The Beast on March 17, Disneyland will be bringing the beloved fairytale to life with exceptional experiences in Fantasyland that celebrate the classic story. The Village Haus Restaurant is undergoing a transformation into the Red Rose Taverne with a Fench-inspired menu including signature beverages and of course the Grey Stuff… It’s delicious! Across from the restaurant will be the Royal Reception where guest can purchase exclusive apparel and keepsakes inspired by both the Animated Feature and the new, live-action film as well. Maurice’s Treats — A snack cart with themed sweets will also be partaking in the celebration. The Royal Theatre will be presenting “Beauty and the Beast” where Mr. Smythe and Mr. Jones will perform their take on the classic tale. Keep your eyes peeled for a particular villain he’s “ev’ryone’s favorite guy.”
The Magic Kingdom will be retiring its beloved firework display “Wishes” on May 11, 2017. It will be replaced by an all-new spectacular “Happily Ever After” on May 12, 2017. This new firework and castle projection show will feature state-of-the-art projection mapping technology, fireworks, and pyrotechnics. A new original animation will also include new characters such as “Moana,” “Brave,” “Big Hero 6,” “Zootopia,” “The Princess & The Frog,” “Aladdin” and more. Here’s a bit of a preview of what to expect for the new show.
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Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” will also be represented in an all-new stage show based on the new live-action film at the Walt Disney Theater on the Disney Dream debuting November 6, 2017. The 1,340- seat theater complete with cutting edge technology makes the perfect venue for this classic fable to come to life like never before offering a unique theatrical experience.
“Rivers of Light” the new nighttime water show had a successful soft opening last week. It is all set for its grand opening this Friday. The show celebrates the relationship between animals and nature and is complete with live performers, theatrical imagery, and innovative water special effects. Book FastPasses or Dining Packages for Tusker House and Tiffin’s now for reserved seating for the show.
A new character meet and greet also announced for Animal Kingdom Park. Disney Junior’s “Doc McStuffins” will make daily visits just outside the veterinarian clinic at Rafiki’s Planet Watch with her handy stethoscope in hand.
The Disney Vacation Villas at the Wilderness Lodge have gone through a major transformation. The Boulder Ridge villas have all been remodeled, and bungalow suites are now available on the property. The reimagined pool is open, and a new pool bar— Geyser Point Bar & Grill has opened. The menu, including the specialty cocktails, like the resort, is themed to the Pacific Northwest and thus far has been getting rave reviews.
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