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Walt Disney World News
- At Disney’s Animal Kingdom, the single rider line for Expedition Everest is closed through May 15. Guests who are single riders during this time should either make a FastPass+ reservation or stand in the standby line.
- This summer, beginning May 26, Disney’s Hollywood Studios will present “The Music of Pixar LIVE! A Symphony of Characters.” This limited-time concert event brings to life memorable music from Pixar films, complete with a live orchestra and beloved Disney•Pixar characters. Guests now have the opportunity to book reservations for “The Music of Pixar LIVE!” Dining Package. Guests who purchase the Dining Package can enjoy one of three performances of The Music of Pixar Live! each evening, as well as a meal at either Hollywood & Vine, The Hollywood Brown Derby, or Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano.
- The #INCREDIBLESSuperDanceParty which takes place on the Rockettower Plaza Stage in Tomorrowland at the Magic Kingdom has ended. The intergalactic dance party featured characters from the hit Pixar film, The Incredibles. Mr. Incredible will still be meeting with Guests for a limited time in a temporary location through May 18. A new dance party is slated to take its place called the Cosmic Dance Party soon.
A new Italian restaurant concept will be replacing Portobello at Disney Springs. James Beard award-winner and Top Chef Master, Tony Mantuano, is leading the development of the restaurant which will feature dishes inspired by Chef Tony’s adventures across the many regions of Italy. The new concept is slated to reopen in early Fall 2017.
While construction work is going on at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort, Disney is working to ensure Guests have convenient access to an array of Food & Beverage offerings. Therefore, the resort has opened three “island markets” in Martinique, Jamaica, and Aruba. All of these locations will operate from 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. daily, offering a selection of grab & go foods (Coke Freestyle Machines will also be available). Breakfast items include cereal, pastries, yogurt, and more. For lunch and dinner, a variety of sandwiches, wraps, and salads will be available.