Disney News Round-Up April 2015

Here is the latest Disney news round-up!

Captain Eo is leaving again to make way for an exclusive sneak peek at the new Tomorrowland film starring George Clooney. This will take place in the Imagination Pavilion from April 18- May 24th.
http://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2015/04/its-almost-time-for-an-exclusive-sneak-peek-of-disneys-tomorrowland-only-in-disneyparks/

Brand new Dooney and Bourke handbags coming April 25. And boy are they ever adorable. Of the two I am loving the Beach themed bag!
http://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2015/04/new-dooney-bourke-collections-coming-to-marketplace-co-op-at-walt-disney-world-resort-on-april-25/

Photo via Disney.com

Photo via Disney.com

If you are more interested in some Disneyland themed Dooney and Bourke bags there are also some new ones for the Diamond Celebration!http://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2015/04/disneyland-resort-diamond-celebration-dooney-bourke-collection-coming-soon/

A fatal accident was reported at the Richard Petty Driving Experience outside of the Magic Kingdom on April 12, 2015. A 36 year old male passenger was pronounced dead at the scene and the driver was taken to the hospital. Richard Petty Driving Experience is slated to close on August 8th.
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/breaking-news/os-richard-petty-fatality-20150412-story.html

According to a report from WDW News Today, using Selfie Sticks while on attractions at Walt Disney World has been banned. This use of these have gotten very popular so it is unsurprising that Disney has decided to ban the use of them for the safety of everyone on an attraction.

Tickets for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party are now on sale. If you are planning to go it is a great idea to purchase in advance. Not only do they sell out but tickets are also more expensive at the gate.

Photo via Disney.com

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Additionally, Night of Joy tickets are also now for sale. This hard ticket even takes place on September 11 and 12, 2015 in the Magic Kingdom. Night of Joy is two nights of Christian music and family fun from 7pm-1am and features these performers

September 11, 2015

  • TobyMac
  • MercyME
  • Jeremy Camp
  • Colton Dixon
  • Big Daddy Weave
  • Francesca Battistelli
  • Rend Collective
  • I Am They
  • Josh Wilson

September 12, 2015

  • Skillet
  • Lecrae
  • For King & Country
  • Mandisa
  • Matt Maher
  • Jamie Grace
  • 7eventh Time Down
  • Veridia

The Boathouse restaurant at Disney Springs (Downtown Disney) will be opening on April 12, 2015 but reservations are now available! The menu looks pretty delicious, especially if you like seafood!
https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/dining/downtown-disney/boathouse-restaurant/

Photo via Disney.com

Photo via Disney.com

As always things change quickly so be sure to check back for more news!