The Weekend is here!
Park News – First off let’s get right into Bing Bong’s Sweet Stuff Confectionary which opened last Saturday. We got to explore it a few times this week and have already noticed some changes since it’s opening day. On opening day they had a few hiccups with the drinks.
It’s BACK!! The Wildest ride in the Wilderness!! Big Thunder Mountain Railroad made its return from refurbishment today! Can’t tell you how happy I am about that! It is My FAVORITE ride so I’ve missed it!
Disney announced this week that Holidays at the Disneyland resort returns November 9th. With that comes, Festival of Holidays, A Christmas Fantasy parade and of course, Sleeping Beauty’s Winter Castle.
We also learned this week during the Disney Parks Live Stream for Paint the Night, that The Paint the Night Parade & the Pixar Play Parade will be sticking around after the September 3rd Pixar Fest end Date! Still no word on the Together Forever Fireworks Spectacular but we will be keeping our fingers crossed that it stays!
A couple more refurbishments hitting the parks starting next week.
Starting Monday, July 30th, Pinocchio’s Daring Journey will be down till August 3rd. Matterhorn Bobsleds will be down July 30th – August 23rd (Estimated date)
Also, don’t forget the Enchanted Tiki Room will be closed starting August 6th with an unknown return date.
Also in Disney News….PhotoPass day is coming Sunday, August 19th.
During this day-long celebration of photography in Disney parks, you’ll discover creative & fun photo ops throughout the parks!
Breaking News Today – Disney & Fox shareholders have voted to approve the $71.3 Billion merger of the 2 companies, marking another step closer to Marvel Studios Introducing the X-Men & Fantastic Four into the Marvel Cinematic, Universe.
We learned this morning that Disneyland Resort workers approved a contract that raises the Minimum hourly wage for Cast Members Effective Immediately, as of this morning their pay is now $13.25 and starting January 1st goes up to $15.45. Congratulations to all our well-deserved cast members!
Speaking of Cast Members, we have come in contact with SO MANY AMAZING cast members who make Magic Happen Daily!! Cast Members who truly Love what they do and embody The Disney Spirit!
On the other hand, sadly you get a few that unfortunately aren’t so magical.