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MickeyBlog Information for April twenty fourth, 2023

MickeyBlog Information for April twenty fourth, 2023


Throughout the previous week, tons occurred at Walt Disney World, whereas Disneyland claimed its personal set of highlights.

We’ll let you know about all of it in MickeyBlog Information!

Annual Cross Gross sales Return at Walt Disney World

On Thursday, April 20th, Walt Disney World restored annual cross gross sales after almost 18 months.

As you may think, demand skyrocketed the moment Disney opened on-line gross sales for the annual passes.

2023 New Walt Disney World Annual Passes

On April 13th, Disney Trip Membership members possessed an unique window to purchase one choice, the Disney Sorcerer Cross.

Whereas my household’s try to buy didn’t go easily, it was a stroll within the park in comparison with what occurred on the morning of April 20th.

Annual Pass update

The system struggled to deal with all of the incoming requests, inflicting lengthy delays.

Some people even reported that they looped again to the beginning and thereby misplaced their place in line.

Picture: Disney

Nonetheless, to Disney’s credit score, the corporate has improved in the way it addresses overwhelming demand.

On the shut of enterprise on Thursday, Disney paused annual cross gross sales in a single day. Company didn’t lose their place in line, although.

Disney Annual Pass message

So long as they stayed related, they had been on the entrance of the wait queue the next morning.

So, many Walt Disney World fanatics ended their annual cross tales with a Fortunately Ever After. They’ve bought their annual passes once more!!!

Annual Pass

The timing is right as nicely. Disney simply up to date annual passholder advantages. Among the many new perks is a change to Park Hopping.

Annual passholders now not want a Park Cross to enter a Disney theme park after 2 p.m. That cause alone might entice you to buy an annual cross.

Annual Passholder Sign

Talking of which, as I kind this, all 4 tiers of annual passes stay accessible.

Disney officers have warned that any of them may promote out at any time, although. Act shortly, my buddies!

PS: If you are going to buy an annual cross and wish to improve it, now you can achieve this on-line!

We Are Midway to Halloween!

happy haunts milkshake halfway to halloween columbia harbour house magic kingdom entrance exterior quick service

Okay, we formally received’t attain the midway date for one more week, however Disney is able to have fun now!

Disney parks have turned the Halloween vacation into a complete cottage business, and 2023 might be no totally different!

Shanghai Disney

Picture: Disney

In reality, Hong Kong Disneyland will be part of the festivities this yr as nicely! And so will Shanghai Disneyland!

On American soil, the largest information is the arrival on the Hatbox Ghost at Walt Disney World. This dapper lifeless man likes to show his magic trick.

Disney nonetheless hasn’t introduced the arrival date but for the Hatbox Ghost, however it is going to clearly happen earlier than Halloween.

Additionally, Magic Kingdom revealed the dates and pricing for this yr’s Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Get together (MNSSHP).

mickey's not-so-scary halloween party candy treat trails trick or treating 2023

Picture: Disney

Tickets stay consistent with final yr’s prices, though you’ll pay barely extra on some dates.

The one shock entails the ultimate date. For the primary time shortly, MNSSHP will host one evening in November.

Not Scary Halloween Party 2023

Picture: Disney

So, this yr’s occasion ends on November 1st somewhat than Halloween evening. This hints at Christmas decorations not beginning till November 2nd this yr.

We’ll discover out for certain on November 1st, although! That’s at all times an thrilling day for MickeyBlog, as our employees blankets the parks and resorts to cowl the brand new decorations.

2023 wdw disney world sneak peek halloween merchandise items

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Disney has already revealed a number of the decorations for the occasion, and also you’ll discover a Haunted Mansion Lens accessible proper now as a part of Midway to Halloween.

Alas, right now (April 23rd) is the ultimate day to get pleasure from them, although. Act shortly, my buddies! The Medusa one is actually good.

Oogie Boogie Bash

Picture: Disney

At Disneyland, the Oogie Boogie Bash will return this yr as nicely…and that’s not all!

Mickey and Minnie Mouse are getting new Halloween outfits that look spookier than ever!

Large Enjoyable at Throwback Nite and Animal Kingdom’s Birthday Get together

Disney threw a few events this week, and MickeyBlog was lucky sufficient to attend each.

On Earth Day 2023, Disney’s Animal Kingdom celebrated its 25th anniversary. We posted a number of photos and movies from the occasion.

Disney additionally hosted some uncommon character greetings throughout the occasion. Right here’s our encounter with Jiminy Cricket.

Nonetheless, considered one of these meet-and-greets is everlasting! Sure, Moana now holds court docket at Animal Kingdom!

As you possibly can inform from the video, Disney forged the function completely. This particular person is so good that you just’d swear Moana stepped straight out of the animated story!

Our MickeyBloggers had a busy week, as they spent the primary half on the West Coast.

Disneyland After Dark: Throwback Nite Space Photo Op

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Disneyland hosted the primary Throwback Nite this yr. We weren’t about to overlook that!

A number of distinctive facilities function throughout the after-hours ticketed occasion. Right here’s a have a look at a few of the accessible photograph ops.

Disneyland After Dark: Throwback Nite Tomorrowland Photo Op

Just a few uncommon characters met friends throughout the occasion as nicely. Right here’s our interplay with Dumbo!!! This can be a massive deal, particularly when Dumbo dances!

After all, our favourite elephant was simply considered one of many characters who appeared. And we liked the basic merchandise accessible, too.

Disney even introduced again the authentic fireworks presentation for Throwback Nite!

By the way in which, Animal Kingdom wasn’t the one park celebrating a birthday. Tokyo Disneyland Resort simply turned 40!

Different Park Information

Wilderness Lodge

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The opposite very important story this week entails Disney’s Fort Wilderness Lodge.

Administration has introduced that Disney will rebuild 400 current Cabins to show them into Disney Trip Membership Cabins.

What’s the distinction? Let’s use 2022 for instance. You could recall that Disney transformed the previous Large Pine Key into Resort Studios at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.

For resort friends, the adjustments didn’t influence something, as everybody can ebook these rooms. Nonetheless, the rooms bought quite a bit nicer and provided a delicate Mary Poppins theme.


At Fort Wilderness, Disney will take the prevailing groundwork on the Cabins and modernize them into eco-friendly luxurious Cabins.

These areas will sleep six and possess full kitchens.

Picture Credit score: Disney

So, small RV customers can nonetheless load up the household and head to Disney, the place they’ll sleep comfortably in a Cabin somewhat than of their car.

The brand new Cabins might be rather more luxurious now, as they’ll be categorised within the Deluxe resort class now.

Disney campsites

Picture: Disney

Additionally, a few of these new Cabins might be pet-friendly! Animal lovers at all times respect when Walt Disney World gives one other resort with that amenity!

Talking of Fort Wilderness, the previous Path’s Finish Restaurant has closed completely. Disney is changing it with…Path’s Finish Restaurant.

Trail's End Disney

Path’s Finish Disney

No less than, that’s the thought course of now. The identical factor occurred with Pizza Planet just a few years in the past, and we name that place PizzeRizzo lately.

All Disney has confirmed is that Path’s Finish is renovating and can change from a Desk Service right into a Fast Service restaurant.

Even Extra Park Information

reedy creek

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I’ll spare you extended particulars concerning the drama at Reedy Creek this week. Listed below are the hyperlinks that can carry you in control on the entire thing.

The gist is that Florida’s authorities supposed to assault Disney for failing to publish two notices for its ultimate assembly/guidelines adjustments.

reedy creek


On Monday morning, two hours earlier than the governor spoke, Scott Gustin posted that very discover from January 15th:

So, Florida will change its personal legal guidelines to make their authorized place extra defensible:

This newest season of As Disney World Turns has gone off the rails and wishes to fireside its writers.

Maybe the funniest Disney story of the work – if you happen to weren’t there – was a technical glitch that precipitated a bottleneck on the entrance gate.

magic kingdom entrance crowds late march lines

A system outage prevented Disney from permitting friends to enter the park. It…wasn’t fairly.

Fortunately, Disneyland operated with out incident the next day. And talking of that park, safety officers there simply acquired a wholesome elevate!

Additionally, this occurred throughout a Fantasmic! efficiency on Saturday evening:

Lastly, the DVC member lounge is now open at Disneyland Park’s Tomorrowland. Right here it’s:

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