Coronavirus Procedures, Haunted Mansion Closes, and MORE Disney Parks News

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weekly disney news roundup

Here’s a roundup of the latest Disney Parks news, from coronavirus updates to the Haunted Mansion closing to heartwarming stories from Disney World guests.

Park News and Updates

EPCOT Update: NEW Space 220 Restaurant Reportedly Opening in April

Space 220 Restaurant Epcot Opening

While there is yet to be an official confirmation from Walt Disney World, we have a new reason to believe that we can expect EPCOT’s highly-anticipated new restaurant, Space 220, to open as early as next month. Read more…

Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire Schedule Change Due to Castle Construction

Mickey Friendship Faire

Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire is the popular castle show located at Magic Kingdom Park. This show, which features Mickey and his friends, typically takes place multiple times throughout the day but it looks as though, (most likely) due to the upcoming Cinderella Castle makeover, Disney will be limiting the runs of this show to avoid conflicts with construction. Read more…

Woman Jumps from Disney’s Contemporary Resort

contemporary resort

A woman passed away this week after allegedly jumping from a Disney World hotel near Magic Kingdom. Read more…

Disney World’s Haunted Mansion Closed for Days

Haunted Mansion Magic Kingdom Ride Closure

The Haunted Mansion at Disney World closed almost all week due to “technical issues,” and the attraction only just reopened. Read more…

Disney World and Coronavirus Procedures

US Disney Parks Coronavirus Update

Walt Disney World has issued a reassuring statement regarding sanitation procedures and coronavirus. Read more…

Disneyland and Coronavirus Procedures

Disneyland Coronavirus update

Disneyland has issued a statement regarding how they are handling coronavirus. Read more…

Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway 5-Hour Wait Time

Mickey and Minnie Runaway Railway

The newest attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios had a 5-hour wait time on opening day. Read more…

Construction in Tomorrowland May Impact Your Purple Wall Photo Ops

Purple Wall

We are getting reports of new theme park construction taking place in Tomorrowland at Magic Kingdom in the Walt Disney World Resort, which may affect a guest favorite photo spot. Read more…

A New Tour at Disney’s Animal Kingdom!

donald duck

A unique new Disney experience is coming to the Animal Kingdom theme park. Read more…

Heartwarming Stories

Watch This Stunning Proposal at Galaxy’s Edge, Surrounded by Lightsabers

Disney marriage proposals are nothing new, but they’re guaranteed to warm our hearts and ‘force’ the tissues out. Well this time, our hearts were warmed by a few hundred kyber crystals as one amazing Star Wars-loving couple made the jump to lightspeed and took their relationship to the next level, in a galaxy far, far away. Take a look…

Snow White Brings True Compassion and Kindness to an Encounter with an Autistic Child with Microcephaly

Snow White and Autistic Child Evan

This one special encounter showed the true kindness of this Snow White as she greeted a child with both Autism and Microcephaly. Watch her patience and attention shine as she greets this little boy named Evan. Take a look…

Disney Returns iPhone to Owner – It Still Worked After Two Months Underwater!

disney guest drops iphone underwater

One family lost their iPhone at Disney World a couple of months ago. They just got their device back – and it still worked after two months underwater. Read more…

Cast Member Magic: Disney Brings Out the Kid in This Law Enforcement Officer

disney world cast member magic law officer

In this story, one Disney fan shares the magical moment that Disney Cast Members gave her husband, Dave, who is a disabled veteran and a law enforcement officer. Read more…

Discounts

Stay at Disney’s Fort Wilderness campground and get 20% off!

fort wilderness discount

Have you ever tried camping on Disney property? Now could be the best time to go! If you’re still looking to take a Disney World vacation this spring, you’re in luck. Disney just released a huge discount on certain Disney World vacations — camping on property at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground! Read more…

Hotels Release HUGE Discounts on Spring and Summer Disney Vacations!

disney springs hotel discounts spring and summer

When we ask if you want to save big on your next Disney trip, the answer should always be yes! Disney Springs Resort Area Hotels just released some huge discounts on spring and summer Disney vacations — so you get all the perks of staying at a Disney hotel without paying the high price of a Disney Deluxe resort. Here’s how you can save on your upcoming trip! Read more…

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