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Walt Disney World News
- Epcot’s Coral Reef Restaurant is scheduled for a brief refurbishment later this summer from August 27 through to August 29.
- Ale & Compass Restaurant will be a new restaurant for Disney’s Yacht Club Resort. It will feature a gastropub ambiance and will focus on a New-England inspired menu. The restaurant’s decor is inspired by a lighthouse and the main focal point will be an on-stage hearth oven. Ale & Compass Restaurant will be open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and will continue to be a table service dining location. The restaurant is expected to open sometime in October. It is replacing Captain’s Grille which has been under refurbishment since the end of May. The lounge next door will also see a makeover. It will be transformed with a new interior and will expand to include 58 seats. The lounge will offer up a new menu of classic cocktails and light bites.
- The tethered balloon ride at Disney Springs, once known as Characters in Flight now has a new name – Aerophile: The World Leader in Balloon Flight.
- On July 29, your favorite mobile game is bringing some special fun to Disney’s Blizzard Beach. Guests visiting the water park on July 29 will have the chance to participate in lots of Club Penguin Island-themed activities such as a penguin splash competition in the Ski Patrol area, coloring contests, a ‘snowball’ toss with water balloons, and more!