This week at Walt Disney World, Disney starts getting ready for Halloween, The Pirates of the Caribbean returns from refurbishment, plus a new entertainment option is announced for the World Showcase at Epcot!
Outside Walt Disney World, a new shop opens at Universal plus LEGOLAND Florida debuts its newest ride!
1. Halloween events now available for booking
Though it is only March, Disney has made two of its Halloween events available for booking. First up is Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, which features more dates than ever and now begins in the middle of August, the earliest this event has ever been offered. This year's party will be more expensive than ever as well, with ticket prices rising between $3 and $10 for most nights. Here's the breakdown for full price tickets:
- August 17, 24, 31; September 7, 14, 21, 25 - Adult $89, Child $84.
- August 28; September 3, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23 - Adult $85, Child $80.
- September 28, 30; October 2, 4 - Adult $99, Child $94.
- October 5, 12, 19, 26, 28, 30 - Adult $119, Child $114.
- October 8, 9, 11, 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, 25 - Adult $109, Child $104.
- October 31 - Adult $125, Child $120.
2. New entertainment option comes to World Showcase
German rock group Durch & Durch is coming soon to the Germany pavilion at Epcot bringing a fresh pop-rock sound to the stage, beginning March 30. This group will perform Friday-Tuesdays at 12:05 p.m., 1:05 p.m., 2:10 p.m., 3:10 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 7 p.m.
3. Spyglass Grill now open
Spyglass Grill at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort is now open, offering guests a walk-up counter serving the south side of the resort. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, Spyglass Grill is located near the pool in Trinidad South, and is open from 7am to 10pm daily.