Rumors

Splash Mountain Closed for Refurbishment

Splash Mountain in Magic Kingdom is currently closed for its annual refurbishment.  No, there was no announcement that they were beginning the transformation from Song of the South to Princess and the Frog.  Also, with an announced closing of January 10, 2022 to February 10, 2022, I would assume that it would be the annual

Will Bob Iger Return as Disney CEO

Is there a change brewing at Disney Headquarters?  Rumors are swirling that recently retired Disney CEO Bob Iger may be returning to gain control of the company that seems to be swirling out of control. Current CEO Bob Chapek has endured some catastrophic failures while in the driver’s seat of the House the Mouse Built,

Why Are Crowds So Low Right Now?

In case you haven’t noticed, the parks do not seem that crowded right now.  I know that kids are back in school and most vacations have already been taken, but even with that, there are not as many people in the parks as there were two years ago. There are also a HUGE amount less

Is FastPass+ Coming Back???

Below is a screen print from MyDisney Experience at 9PM on June 20,  showing a greyed out icon for FastPass+ and text on the bottom stating “We cannot display FastPass+ details right now. Please check back later.” Could this mean that FastPasses will be returning very soon?

Will It Be Worth Going to Disney World When They Reopen?

All of the Disney Blogs and Vlogs are in a hype right now because Disney World has announced that Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom will be reopening on July 11 and Hollywood Studios and Epcot will be reopening on July 15.  I have to admit that I was excited about the reopening of the parks

Disney to Announce ReOpening Plans

Disney World officials have announced a press conference scheduled for 10am on Wednesday, May 27th to announce plans that have been submitted to Florida Government and Health officials on their plans to reopen Disney World. Follow DisneyDawgs for a recap of the press conference and what the specific plans for the parks will be.

Disney Trip Update

Universal Orlando has announced an opening date! Now the waiting game for those of us that have Disney vacations scheduled for this Summer begins.  We originally had scheduled our vacation for April, but Covid-19 took care of that.  Beginning of May it was looking as though Disney would be reopening the parks in Orlando sometime

Shanghai Disneyland reopens with anti-virus controls

Visitors with face masks entered Shanghai Disneyland this morning for the first time since January 25th.  Nearly five months after the Disney park closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak in China, guests were welcomed back into the park, with conditions. All guests must wear face masks and have their temperatures taken at the park’s security

Planning a Disney Trip… Take Two

DisneyDawgs is in the process of re-booking our 2020 Disney World Vacation and we are crossing our fingers that this one will happen. Our first attempt to get to Orlando was thwarted by the COVID-19 virus and cancelled and we thought that our last change at a family vacation was taken from us.  But, Disney

Disney delays the release of the Live Action “Mulan”

Due to concerns of the Coronaviris, Disney Studios has announced that it is delaying the release of the live-action version of Mulan. The movie was originally slated to open nation-wide on March 26. This delayed opening is among many Hollywood releases that have been delayed do to the current world-wide situation. Although no release date

Disney Cruiseline, Walt Disney World Resorts and Disneyland CLOSED!!!

For the first time in the history of the parks, both Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, Disneyland in California and the Disney Cruise Line will be temporarily suspending operations this weekend. Due to the Coronavirus, both parks and the cruise line will suspend public operations on Sunday, March 15, 2020. Disney Springs and ALL

Disney releases statement clarifying cancellation policies

The following is a statement released by the Walt Disney Company reguarding the closure of both Disneyland and Walt Disney World parks, hotels and resorts. Full statement: In an abundance of caution, and in the best interest of our Guests and Cast Members, we are proceeding with the closure of our theme parks at Walt

Regal Eagle Smokehouse Finally Opening?

Rumors are swirling around this morning that the Regal Eagle Smokehouse located in the American Adventure at EPCOT will be opening soon. WDW News Today reported that on Google the listing for the restaurant is showing that it will be open on Sunday, February 9th at 11:30am…  I did the Google search for Regal Eagle

Major Changes Coming to Epcot

In life, change is inevitable.  The same goes for the Theme Parks in Walt Disney World in Florida. In case you haven’t noticed, Epcot has been, well, stagnant over the past 10 years or so.  Yes, there was a new film for the “Soarin” ride and transforming Malestrom to the Frozen Ever After Ride, but

Disney is testing Gondola System

The infrastructure of the new Disney Gondola System is complete and the gondolas are being added to the cables. Pictures have surfaced show that Castmember training and testing is now underway. The new system will connect Pop Century/Art of Animation, Caribbean Beach Resort to Hollywood Studios and Epcot. Although no start of operation have been

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