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Pirates of the Caribbean to Close for 3 Weeks in Early 2018 at Walt Disney World


One of the most iconic attractions in Disney history will be undergoing a a temporary refurbishment that will last a full three weeks during the first quarter of next year. From February 26th through March 18th of 2018, the Magic Kingdom‘s Pirates of the Caribbean will be closed. What makes this refurbishment notable is that […]


Splash Mountain Refurbishment is Scheduled for Early 2018


For the last month or so, there has been a lot of speculation online as to whether or not Splash Mountain at Magic Kingdom would be going down for another refurbishment at the beginning of 2018; especially since it’s currently closed for refurb. We now have confirmation that the popular attraction will indeed be closed […]


New Concept Art of Re-Imagined Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort Lobby


The major expansion and re-imagination of Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort is well underway and will incorporate various new features such as a two-story grand lobby that will welcome guests, a 15-story tower that overlooks Lago Dorado, the resort’s centerpiece lake; 500 brand new guest rooms, concierge-level suites and services; and a new rooftop restaurant and […]


Construction Causing Temporary Closures Across Walt Disney World


There are multiple construction projects going on at Walt Disney World, and these projects are causing temporary closures to attractions and restaurants. In the Magic Kingdom on August 31, Under the Sea – Journey of the Little Mermaid will close at 7 p.m. for scheduled maintenance. The attraction is expected to reopen September 1. Over […]


BREAKING: Massive Changes Coming to Pirates of the Caribbean in the Magic Kingdom and Disneyland


A recent Disney Parks Blog article about changes coming to Pirates of the Caribbean in Disneyland Paris also mentioned changes to Pirates of the Caribbean in the Disneyland Park and the Magic Kingdom. The artist rendering shows massive changes to the iconic auction scene. Instead of the pirates auctioning off women (i.e. “We wants the […]


SeaWorld’s Remodel of Kraken Goes Beyond the Addition of Virtual-Reality Headsets


According to the Orlando Sentinel, SeaWorld’s remodel of the Kraken roller coaster will involve more than just the addition of the virtual-reality headsets. When the massive thrill attraction reopens as Kraken Unleashed in June, guests will notice many physical changes to the area around the coaster, including the missing “enormous eel-like kraken creature – big enough […]


Animal Hospital and Veterinary Treatment Room in Rafiki’s Planet Watch Closed for Refurbishment until Mid-June


The Animal Hospital and Veterinary Treatment Room at Rafiki’s Planet Watch, which is typically able to be viewed by guests through an expansive glass window, has closed for refurbishment and is set to reopen in mid-June. Several enhancements are going to take place during the refurbishment, and after reopening, guests will have the ability to view procedures […]