Walt Disney World News–Week of March 23, 2019

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Walk Around the World bricks at Magic Kingdom are going away, but you can bring them home–sort of. Read on for details.

News

  • There’s still plenty blooming at Epcot. The Epcot International Garden Festival is open and runs through June 3, 2019. There’s food, merchandise, concerts, and of course flowers and greenery. Read details on the official page here.
  • The “Walk Around the World” bricks outside of Magic Kingdom and at the Transportation and Ticket Center are being retired. Wish you could take one home, whether you had one originally or not? For a limited time, you can purchase a commemorative version to take home. Read all the details here.
  • Looking for a new way to explore Walt Disney World? Adventures by Disney now offers an expanded Backstage Magic tour, featuring a behind-the-scenes look at Rivers of Light at Animal Kingdom, The American Adventure at Epcot, and more. For more information, click here.

Weather

For the most current weather conditions, click here.

Crowd Levels

Park Hours

Attractions Closed For Refurbishments

Magic Kingdom

  • Walt Disney World Railroad – Fantasyland
  • Walt Disney World Railroad – Frontierland
  • Walt Disney World Railroad – Main Street, U.S.A.
  • Tomorrowland Speedway
  • Casey Jr. Splash ‘n’ Soak Station (Reopens 3/25)

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

  • Wildlife Express Train: Africa Station
  • Wildlife Express Train: Rafiki’s Planet Watch Station

Discounts

Discount information is courtesy of Small World Vacations

 

Discount Sun and Fun Room Offer — LAST CHANCE
Discount Type Room-Only
Book By March 24, 2019
Travel Dates Most nights May 28 to September 30, 2019
Details Save up to 30% on room reservations
Not available for all resorts or room types
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Discount Sun and Fun Room Offer
Discount Type Room-Only
Book By May 27, 2019
Travel Dates Most nights April 28 to May 27, 2019
Details Save up to 25% on room reservations
Not available for all resorts or room types
Full details from Small World Vacations.

 

Discount Gift of Magic Room Offer
Discount Type Room-Only
Book By April 27, 2019
Travel Dates Most nights January 3 to April 27, 2019
Details Save up to 20% on room reservations
Not available for all resorts or room types
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Discount Kid Sized Gift of Magic Package/Magical Family Memories Package
Discount Type Package
Book By April 27, 2019
Travel Dates Most nights January 3 to April 27, 2019
Details Discounts on packages with tickets
Base Tickets required
Not available for all resorts or room types
Full details from Small World Vacations.

 

Discount Florida Resident Spring Into 2019 Room Offer
Discount Type Room-Only
Book By April 27, 2019
Travel Dates Most nights January 1 to April 27, 2019
Details Proof of Residency required at check-in
For stays of 1 to 14 nights
Not available for all resorts or room types
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Discount Florida Resident Sun & Fun Room Offer
Discount Type Room-Only
Book By June 30, 2019
Travel Dates Most nights April 28 to June 30, 2019
Details Proof of Residency required at check-in
Save up to 35% on room reservations
For stays of 1 to 14 nights
Not available for all resorts or room types
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Discount 2019 Military Offer
Discount Type Room-Only
Book By December 19, 2019
Travel Dates Most nights:
January 1 to April 13, 2019
April 26 to December 19, 2019
Details Valid military ID required at check-in
Save up to 35% on room reservations
For stays of 1 to 14 nights
Not available for all resorts or room types
Full details from Small World Vacations.

 

Discount Four Park Magic Ticket
Discount Type Ticket
Details Includes one admission to each of the 4 Walt Disney World theme parks
Ticket can only be used to once at each park
Limit one admission per park, one park per day
Ticket is non-transferrable
Priced from $340 – $380 Adult, $320 to $360 Child depending on the dates of use.
Full details from Small World Vacations.

 

Contact Small World Vacations to book any of these discounts today.

Did you have one of those Walk Around the World bricks? Would you get one of the commemorative ones to take home whether you had one or not? Let me know in the comments.

Julia Mascardo

Freelance writer and editor, living the dream in Central Florida with my husband, cats, and spirited eight-year-old daughter.