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Disney recently announced two major resort construction projects at Coronado Springs and Caribbean Beach, and now we’re hearing more details about what is happening at Caribbean Beach Resort.
Guests with reservations at Caribbean Beach that start at the end of April and beginning of May started receiving emails on Tuesday informing them of the closure of the dining options at the resort.
Beginning in late April (between April 27 and 30 according to sources), Old Port Royale Food Court, Shutters, and Banana Cabana Pool Bar will close for an undetermined amount of …
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Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort looks to be preparing for a major construction project.
Permits were recently filed with the South Florida Water Management District for a project at Caribbean Beach Resort.
The permits confirm that a multi-story building is set to replace most of the buildings in the resort’s Barbados village. Six smaller buildings are also in the plans.
There have been reports lately of height balloons at the resort – which usually signify that Disney is planning to build taller buildings. According to reports, if the balloon height tests are accurate, the …
SeaWorld has announced a brand new festival – the Seven Seas Food Festival, which is slated to start February 11 and run each Saturday through May 13.
During the Festival guests can enjoy 11 different “global markets” featuring international coastal cuisine, craft beers, wine, and more.
There are also live performances planned for every Saturday night throughout the Festival.
The performers are:
Lynyrd Skynyrd: February 11
Lee Brice: February 18
Bill Engvall: February 25
Styx: March 4
Justin Moore: March 11
ZZ Top: March 18
Phillip Phillips : March 25
Coming Soon: April 1
Village People: April 8
Commodores: April 15
Oscar D’León: April …
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If you’re looking for a fun and super cool Christmas gift for that Disney fan in your life, you’ll want to check out the new Mickey Mouse Ray-Ban sunglasses coming to Sunglass Hut.
The sunglasses are the classic Ray-Ban Wayfarer design updated with a classic Mickey Mouse print and a “limited edition” engraving.
The limited edition sunglasses will be available at Sunglass Hut in Disney World and Disneyland starting December 8, while supplies last.
Locations where guests can purchase the sunglasses include: Sunglass Icon in Disney Springs, APEX by Sunglass Hut in Disney …
The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort announced a $12 million re-design of the Dolphin’s lobby.
The redesign is being touted as the “final stage” of the current makeover at the resorts. The new lobby will be “completely transformed into a sleek contemporary space.”
The Swan and Dolphin have been going through a $140 million renovation project – the largest in the resort’s history. All of the guest rooms at both hotels have been updated as part of the project.
Manhattan design firm ICRAVE has created the concept for the new lobby …
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The construction at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge has been on-going for about a year and Disney just announced some exciting news about changes coming to the resort.
The Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge are now known as Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, which “accurately reflects the railroad themeing of Disney’s Wilderness Lodge” and works with the story line for the resort, according to Disney.
The former Hidden Springs Pool at the DVC villas is being totally reimagined and will be known as Boulder Ridge Cove. The themeing of the pool – …
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The Atlanta Braves are returning for spring training at the ESPN Wide World of Sport for the 20th year.
The spring training schedule features games against the Toronto Blue Jays on February 25, the Boston Red Sox on March 3, the Baltimore Orioles on March 28, and the New York Mets on March 10, 25, and 29.
Other teams on the spring training roster include the New York Yankees , Detroit Tigers, Houston Astros, St. Louis Cardinals, Miami Marlins, and the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Players start arriving at Walt Disney World in mid-February and …
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Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media and Dole Food Company recently announced a new co-branded line of fresh produce featuring iconic characters from the Disney universe.
The produce will feature characters from Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, and Marvel and will be available at grocery and retail stores this fall.
“Disney and Dole have a shared mission of providing high quality produce to help families lead healthier lives,” said Josh Silverman, executive vice president of global licensing, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media, in a press release. “As an industry leader in licensed …
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If you’ve ever dreamed about getting married in the Magic Kingdom – after dark – now you can!
Disney’s Fairytale Weddings & Honeymoons recently announced that they are now planning exclusive evening wedding ceremonies and receptions at the Magic Kingdom.
These nighttime celebrations take place after the theme park closes, and guests can say “I do” in front of Cinderella Castle.
Brides can ride down Main Street U.S.A. in Cinderella’s Coach, and the reception takes place in Fantasyland.
The one downfall of this magical experience might be the price tag. This Magic Kingdom Park …