Disney Announces Reopening Park Hours Following Hurricane Irma

After closing two and a half days for the first time the history of Walt Disney World, Disney announced the parks will reopen Tuesday September 12th.   Fortunately, the parks and resorts had minimal damage.

Magic Kingdom will be open 9am – 7pm with extra magic hours from 8 – 9am and Mickey’s No So Scary Halloween Party as scheduled from 7pm – 12am

Epcot will be open 9am – 9pm with extra magic hours from 9-11pm

Disney’s Hollywood Studios is open 9am – 9pm

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is open 9am – 9pm

Disney Springs will be open from 10am – 12am

The water parks will remain closed until further notice.

To book your Disney vacation with Mickey World Travel: call us 7 days a week at 973-970-9733

Remember our concierge service is free to you, no hidden costs, we do the planning, you have the fun.

email: info@mickeyworldtravel.com

“That’s A Wrap” Great Movie Ride

Written By:  Melanie Hina

As many of you already know August 13, 2017 was the last day for the Great Movie Ride at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.   As we rode through the movies one final time it was with much nostalgia and misty eyes.  We thought back over our first ride and the many years of enjoying all that this iconic ride has represented.

The Great Movie Ride’s debut was on Disney MGM Studios’ opening day, May 1, 1989. It was inside a replica of Hollywood, California’s Grauman’s Chinese Theatre; a historic movie palace on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  We have ridden through motion picture history for 28 years on this beloved 22 minute attraction.  It was originally supposed to be the main attraction in a show-biz themed pavilion in Disney’s EPCOT.  But, thankfully, Disney saw its potential and created an entire theme park around it.

With that said, there are few things certain in life.  However, one that is certain is change.  With change comes a mixture of sadness for what was and excitement for what will be.  So, what will become of this prime piece of Disney real estate?  It will become

Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway.  A first for Disney Imagineers’, Mickey and Minnie’s first ride is themed solely around them and is a 2 ½ D attraction.  This ride is promised not to disappoint. So even though the Great Movie Ride will always be near and dear to our hearts, let’s trust in the huge success that is Disney and be excited for the changes to come.  Farewell Great Movie Ride.   You served us well.

 

To book your Disney vacation call me at 265-425-2015 or MelanieH@mickeyworldtravel.com

Melanie has been an agent with Mickey World Travel since 2013. She lives minutes outside of Magic Kingdom and she enjoys the Disney Parks weekly. She would love to help you plan your next vacation.  

Remember our concierge service is free to you, no hidden costs, we do the planning, you have the fun.