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This Week in Disney News: Epcot Attraction News, Possible New Restaurant at the Magic Kingdom, and a New Itinerary for Disney Cruise Line

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29 March 2015 No Comment

epcotWe’ve almost made it through the month of March and once again it’s been a week full of exciting Disney news! Let’s dive in!

Another attraction at Epcot is closing. Innoventions West in Future World will close in May for a refurbishment – which means they’re taking out the current attractions and replacing them with new ones. Say goodbye to the Great Piggy Bank Adventure.

The new film Tomorrowland opens in theaters on May 22 but starting next month guests at Epcot (and Disneyland) can get an extended preview of the film. In Epcot guests can see the preview at the Imagination Pavilion, which means Captain EO is closing for a short time.

Over at the Magic Kingdom there are rumors swirling about a new restaurant that might be opening at the Adventureland Veranda and it might be a Jungle Cruise-themed spot. We’ll keep you posted when we hear more official details!

Construction continues at Downtown Disney as the transformation to Disney Springs is on track, and later this spring a brand new pedestrian bridge is opening over Buena Vista Drive! A second bride will open near Hotel Plaza Boulevard later in the summer.

Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort is still going through updates and the new Bora Bora Bungalows are opening soon – and the resort is also getting ready to debut a new line of themed merchandise. We can’t wait to get one of the Tiki mugs!

If you’re making plans to register for the Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon, runDisney has announced an all new challenge has been added to the lineup. The Infinity Gauntlet Challenge combines the 10K and the half marathon and finishers will receive a 10K medal, a half marathon medal, and the challenge medal.

And finally, Disney Cruise Line has announced that they’ll be sailing to the British Isles in 2016 for the first time ever!

We hope you had a magical week and we can’t wait to see what kind of news this week brings! Stay tuned to DisZine for all the Disney news every week. And be sure to follow us on Twitter and like us over on Facebook.

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