Walt Disney World Preview — Week of September 22, 2018

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The Minnie Vans have received a pricing makeover! Get the scoop on that and your Walt Disney World weekly preview below!

Special Events

  • Here are your artists for this week’s Eat to the Beat Concert Series:
    • 9/22 – 9/23: Sheila E (New)
    • 9/24 – 9/26: Sugar Ray
    • 9/27 – 9/28: David Cook
  • The pricing structure of Disney’s Minnie Van service has changed. Now, pricing will vary based on distance traveled. Previously, the Minnie Vans were a flat rate of $25. Check out Rikki’s article for a detailed price comparison between this service and Lyft.
  • Reservations can now be made for a new tour coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Up Close with Rhinos will take you behind the scenes to teach you about white rhinoceroses and how they’re cared for. While on this 60-minute adventure, you may even get to touch one! This tour begins November 1 and you can book by calling (407) 939-7529.
  • Disney Springs is launching the Dream Big, Princess Movie Marathon from September 14 – October 18. At 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. daily, AMC Disney Springs 24 Dine-In Theaters will show a different Disney Princess film every week. Here’s the list:
    • 9/21 – 9/27: Disney’s Princess and the Frog
    • 9/28 – 10/4: Disney’s Tangled
    • 10/5 – 10/11: Disney’s Moana
    • 10/12 – 10/18: Disney’s Cinderella (Live Action)
  • The Gardens course at Disney’s Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf is closed from September 4 to September 28 due to maintenance. During this time, the Fantasia course as well as Disney’s Winter Summerland Miniature Golf will remain open.


For the most current weather conditions, click here.

Crowd Levels

For more information about crowd levels, click here.

Park Hours

Attractions Closed For Refurbishments

Magic Kingdom:

  • Liberty Square Riverboat

Will this change in pricing structure make you more or less likely to use Disney’s Minnie Van service? Share your opinion below!

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Angela Dahlgren

Angela is cohost of the TouringPlans Podcast and regular contributor to the TouringPlans YouTube channel. When she's not talking about the happiest place on earth, she spends her time entertaining her own little Minnie and Mickey Mouse. You can find her on twitter @AngelaDahlgren or via email - angela@touringplans.com

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