Category Archives: Walt Disney World

Portobello at Disney Springs Closing for Refurbishment Next Month


Portobello Country Italian Trattoria at Disney Springs will be closing for a lengthy refurbishment beginning April 23, 2017.  When the restaurant re-opens this fall, it will feature a new family-style menu and Italian craft beers and wine.

To view a complete list of current and upcoming refurbishments at Walt Disney World, please visit our refurbishment page.

Annual Passholders Can Register Now for Pandora – The World of Avatar Preview

Annual Passholders can be one of the first to experience Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom as they can sign up now for a special preview from May 13 through May 22, 2017.

To register, Annual Passholders should look for a special e-mail invitation from Disney and follow the link provided.

Pandora – The World of Avatar officially opens to the general public on May 27, 2017.

First Listen: Sneak Peek of ‘Happily Ever After’ Theme Song

FastPass+ Reservations Now Open for Pandora – The World of Avatar


FastPass+ reservations are now open for the two attractions located in Pandora – The World of Avatar.

Guests can book either The Na’vi River journey or the Flight of Passage.  Guests will not be able to book both experiences together as these are part of the Tier One  grouping and will be limited to one booking from this group per day.

Pandora – The World of Avatar opens May 27 at Disney’s Animal Kingdom.

Mission: SPACE at Epcot Closing for Refurbishment this Summer


Mission: SPACE at Epcot will be closing for a lengthy refurbishment this summer.  The attraction is scheduled to be closed June 5 – July 28; reopening to guests on July 29, 2017.