N002 Splash Mountain Retheming, Be Our Guest Drops Breakfast and New Park Reservation System Opening Day Issues
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BREAKING: Walt Disney World and Disneyland Re-Imagineering Splash Mountain to “Princess and the Frog”

Today we are thrilled to share the first glimpse of a project Imagineers have been working on since last year. Splash Mountain – at both Disneyland in California and Magic Kingdom in Florida – will soon be completely reimagined. The new theme derives from an all-time favorite animated Disney film, “The Princess and the Frog.” We pick up this story after the final kiss, and join Princess Tiana and Louis on a musical adventure – featuring some of the powerful music from the film – as they prepare for their first-ever Mardi Gras performance.

Be Our Guest Restaurant at the Magic Kingdom to Reopen as Table Service Only for Lunch and Dinner with Prix Fixe Menu; Breakfast Discontinued
Upon reopening, the restaurant’s popular fast-casual breakfast and lunch service will not return. The restaurant will only offer table service at lunch and dinner with a 3-course prix fixe menu served at both lunch and dinner time. Each meal costs $62 for adults (ages ten and up) and $37 for children (ages 3 to 9) plus tax and gratuity.

Walt Disney World Adding One Month to Annual Passes or Offering Partial Refunds or Cancellations to Make Up for Reservation System Limitations
To make up for the “reopening period” limitations, Annual Passholders who are paid-in-full can: Opt to receive a one-month extension (added to your pass in October 2020) or cancel and receive a partial refund. If you are on the monthly payment plan, you can receive the one-month extension added to your pass in October.

Disney Resorts Reopening Schedule – Jambo House removed.
July 10 Disney’s Pop Century Resort and Disney’s Contemporary Resort
July 29 Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
August 12 Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort and Disney’s Art of Animation Resort
August 24 Disney’s Yacht Club Resort and Disney’s Beach Club Resort
September 21 Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
October 1 Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
October 14 Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

On June 24, Guests were able to begin booking their 2021 travel dates for select Disney Resort hotels.

Moonlight Magic at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park — Cancelled
With the safety and well-being of our Members, Guests and Cast always top of mind, Disney Vacation Club continues to evaluate our upcoming slate of Membership Magic events and make necessary adjustments. Moonlight Magic events previously scheduled for June (during the park closure period), July and August, will be canceled.
Thank you for your patience and kindness as we all navigate the challenges surrounding COVID-19.

Disney Park Pass System Opened on June 22 for Resort Guests and on June 26 for Annual Passholders. June 28 opens up reservations for ticket holders without resort reservations. Availability is different for Annual Passholders and Resort Guests. Example: at the time of recording, Disney’s Hollywood Studios was not available for Annual Passholders until August 4, yet for Resort Guests, availability starts July 19.


https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/availability-calendar/?segments=tickets,resort,passholder
Topolino’s Terrace Modified Character Dining – https://youtu.be/T9RHetMwQdQ
Reopening of Riviera Resort – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrNMTmAw1Sk


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