Walt Disney World
New! Chalk Art at Downtown Disney Add a dash of color to your weekend when Limited
Time Magic presents the Downtown Disney Chalk Art Festival! Watch in wonder as talented
artists intricately transform flat concrete walkways into canvases for their dazzling works. This is
your chance to marvel at the eyecatching creations as they carefully come together, crafted
entirely from chalk and other materials. And while visiting Downtown Disney area, stop by the Art
of Disney Gallery and celebrate with artist Greg McCullough as he appears for signings—from
2:00 PM to 10:00 PM, October 2 to October 6, 2013. Meet the mind behind the art as Walt
Disney World Resort showcases the release of new pieces in his collection. It’s all happening for
a limited time, courtesy of Limited Time Magic!
Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Disney recently kicked off the super popular Food
& Wine Festival at Epcot. This event is free with your paid admission into Epcot. You can enjoy
food and beverages around the World Showcase, cooking sessions, and so much more.
Sofia the 1st at Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique If you have a little princess that is a fan of Sofia
the 1st, you can now get a makeover at Downtown Disney inspired by her. Be sure to make
reservations for this experience.
Transportation from Animal Kingdom to Downtown Disney Disney is testing through
October 31. They are providing bus transportation (round trip) from Animal Kingdom Theme
Park to Downtown Disney. You can then take a bus from Downtown Disney back to your resort
or back to the Animal Kingdom parking lot.
Disney MagicBands Disney is still testing the MagicBands at select resorts.
Princess Fairytale Hall This new location for our favorite Princesses at Magic Kingdom Park
opened last week. This is a perfect spot to see Cinderella, Rapunzel, and other Disney
Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party This popular special events for families is running throughout September and October at Magic Kingdom Park. This event runs from 7 PM – midnight.
Renovations Learn about the latest renovations at Disney World, before you plan your trip or
before you head down for your vacation.
Peter Pan Closed 09/30/13 11/13/13
Walt Disney World Railroad Closed 09/30/13 10/20/13
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Honey I Shrunk the Kids Playground 09/03/13 11/19/13
Disney’s All Star Sports Resort
End Zone Food Court Closed 08/05/13 12/20/13
Arcade Closed 07/29/13 12/20/13
Downtown Disney® Area
Capt’n Jacks Closed 08/18/13 TBD
Disney Golf Courses
Disney’s Palm Golf Course Closed 06/12/13 mid November
Universal Orlando Resort
Halloween Horror Nights If you love zombies, Halloween Horror Night is the special event for
you! This event runs select evenings through October. For this special event, separate
admission is required. You can enjoy themed haunted houses, scare zones, your favorite
Universal Studios rides, and much more. Call Destinations in Florida for more information about
booking Halloween Horror Nights or a VIP Package.
Despicable Me Do your kids love the Minions? You can now book one of 18 themed rooms at
Portofino Bay Hotel (opening on October 1) with the Despicable Me theme.
Disneyland in California
New! Chalk Art at Disneyland Add a dash of color to your weekend when Limited Time Magic
presents the Downtown Disney Chalk Art Festival! Watch in wonder as talented artists intricately
transform concrete walkways into a series of canvases for their works. This is your chance to
marvel at each eye catching creation as they’re carefully crafted together from chalk, paint and other materials. Plus, you can even meet popular artist Miss Mindy—from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM,
October 45, 2013—as the Disneyland Resort celebrates the release of some new pieces in her
collection at WonderGround Gallery, in addition to a special artist showcase by Haunted
Memories—from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, October 56, 2013. It’s all happening for a limited time,
only at Downtown Disney District!
Renovations Click on this pdf to download the latest renovations at Disneyland.