Richard Petty Driving Experience set to close this June

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 Update: The Richard Petty Driving Experience and the Exotic Driving Experience at Disney World will close for good on August 9, 2015. That is the last day that you can make a reservation, so if you have always wanted to do it but never have now is the time!   The final ride on Aug. 9 will end with a charity ride with Give Kids the World. They are going to auction off the last ride. The proceeds of that auction will go to Give Kids the World. No word yet on what transportation … [Read more...]


Innoventions West at Epcot Set to Close in April

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Have you heard the news Chip and Co fans? Innoventions West at Epcot is set to close on April 30, 2015."We've reached the end of our sponsorship agreements with the exhibitors in Innoventions West and will temporarily close the space in early May to begin preparing for a new experience," a Disney spokeswoman said Friday.All three exhibits located inside Innoventions West (Think, presented by IBM; The Great Piggy Bank Adventure, presented by T. Rowe Price; and Where's the Fire?, presented … [Read more...]


Two Restaurants Expand as Downtown Disney Transforms Into Disney Springs

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Big changes are coming to Planet Hollywood and Paradiso 37 at Downtown Disney. Paradiso 37 is finishing up their expansion in summer 2015. Planet Hollywood's expansion will take a bit longer and will be finishing in spring 2016.Paradiso 37’s expansion capitalizes on its beautiful waterfront setting. “We’re nearly doubling the seating, adding more terrace dining, a new outdoor performance stage and expanding to add a greater presence on the new Disney Springs promenade,” said Rashid Choufani, … [Read more...]


Disney California Adventure opening New Smokejumpers Grill

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The recent expansion at Disney California Adventure Park brings us several new areas to explore.  Part of the Grizzly Peak Expansion, the New Smokejumpers Grill is just one of the new additions.  Opening on March 20, 2015, the Smokejumper's Grill is a quick-service eatery, that is inspired by the brave men and women who battle fires in our California forests.  Full of delicious burgers and sandwiches, the New Smokejumpers Grill will be our lunch spot on our next visit.  Grizzly Peak … [Read more...]


Toy Story Midway Mania and Soarin’ Expansions are on the Way

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Disney World is always looking to make things better. They really do listen to what guests say! Soarin' and Toy Story Midway Mania will be expanding in the future. So now your favorite rides will be even more fun!Toy Story Midway Mania will get more midway track. Soarin' will get a better projection system and updated screens. But wait there's more, Soarin' is also getting a 3rd theater to help with wait times.Both projects are expected to be completed by late 2016. We have no closure … [Read more...]