Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup (12/30)
1 – Magic Kingdom reaches capacity on New Year’s Eve
December 31, 2017 • Park admission to the Magic Kingdom has temporarily stopped, Walt Disney World said in an 11:30 a.m. tweet. All other Disney World parks — Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom — remain open. Depending on which phase of closure the park is experiencing, Magic Kingdom will begin to stop entry at 65,000 guests and can reach an estimated capacity of 100,000 guests. The park also reached capacity on Christmas Day. Read More
2 – ‘Incredibles 2’: New Year Teaser Released By Disney
December 31, 2017 • Incredibles 2, the most anticipated family film of 2018, won’t hit theaters until June but Disney Pixar is celebrating the new year by giving fans a teaser of the upcoming film. Walt Disney Studios official Twitter shared a short video earlier today offering a literal “toast” to the new year. Read More
3 – Exciting Additions Coming To Walt Disney World Resort In 2018; Toy Store Land Opens, New Restaurants
December 31, 2017 • From a toy-inspired land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios to a milestone year for Disney’s Animal Kingdom to exciting additions at Disney Springs to an encore year for an Epcot festival, there’s plenty in store for guests to Walt Disney World Resort – and beyond – in 2018. Read More
4 – Will 2018 Be The Walt Disney Company’s Best Year Yet?
December 28, 2017 • Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) had a great run between 2012 and 2015, notching lots of box office blockbusters and big business wins. Share prices surged 180% higher in four years. The last two years didn’t work out that way, and Disney’s stock has been trading sideways since the start of 2016.Will the slowdown continue in 2018, or is Disney about to restart its stalled rocket ride? Read More
5 – Power outage hits Disneyland in California
December 27, 2017 • A power outage hit Disneyland in California, affecting dozens of attractions on Wednesday. The outage started before 11 a.m. local time and hit Mickey’s Toontown and Fantasyland, according to a Disneyland representative. As of early evening, power was restored “to all areas of the resort,” the company said, and Disneyland was expected to be “fully operational … as attractions come back online.” Read More
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