Walt Disney World News — Week of May 18, 2019

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News

  • Work continues to progress on the new TRON coaster at Magic Kingdom. Read Disney’s official update here, and take a look at our photos from construction around Magic Kingdom here. There certainly is a lot going on to get excited about!
  • We’re down to the last few weeks for the Epcot International Garden Festival, which runs through June 3, 2019. There’s food, merchandise, concerts, and of course flowers and greenery. Read details on the official page here and check out this Saturday SIX for more reasons why this festival is such a feast for the eyes.
  • Time is running out to get your free Daisy AP magnet. Some guests have reported that you may also be able to pick up the Pluto magnet at the same time, although supplies are limited. You can see the Daisy magnet, plus other AP merchandise now for sale, 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

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

  • ABC Commissary

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

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

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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
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Discount Florida Resident Summer 2019 Room Offer
Discount Type Room-Only
Book By August 28, 2019
Travel Dates Most nights July 1 to August 28, 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
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Discount Summer Room Offer
Discount Type Room-Only
Book By August 28, 2019
Travel Dates Most nights:
May 28 to August 28, 2019
Details Save up to 25% on room reservations
Not available for all resorts or room types
For arrivals May 28 to June 30, 2019, receive Disney gift card:

  • Disney Value Resorts: $10 per room per night
  • Disney Moderate Resorts: $15 per room per night
  • Disney Deluxe Resorts: $20 per room per night
  • Disney Deluxe Villa Resorts: $25 per room per night

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Discount Kid Size Summer Vacation Package
Discount Type Package
Book By August 26, 2019
Travel Dates Most Sundays through Tuesdays
June 2 – June 25 and July 7 – August 26, 2019
Details

Not available for all resorts or room types

For arrivals in June, receive Disney gift card:

  • Disney Value Resorts: $10 per room per night
  • Disney Moderate Resorts: $15 per room per night
  • Disney Deluxe Resorts: $20 per room per night
  • Disney Deluxe Villa Resorts: $25 per room per night

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Discount Summer Meal Offer
Discount Type Package
Book By June 30, 2019
Travel Dates Most nights:
May 28 through August 21, 2019
Details

Receive a free meal per person (ages 3 and up), per night at a select Walt Disney World Resort quick-service dining location when you purchase a non-discounted 4-night/5-day room and theme park ticket package at select Disney Moderate and Value Resort hotels

Not available for all resorts or room types

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Discount Disney Visa Delicious Offer
Discount Type Package
Book By June 16, 2019
Travel Dates Most nights:
August 1 through August 21, 2019
Details

Disney Quick-Service Dining Plan with Value and Moderate Resort hotel packages; Disney Dining Plan with Deluxe and Deluxe Villa Resort hotel packages.

Park Hopper Ticket required

Not available for all resorts or room types

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Discount Summer Annual Passholder Discount
Discount Type Room-Only
Book By August 28, 2019
Travel Dates Most nights July 1 to August 28, 2019
Details Annual pass 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.

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Julia Mascardo

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

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