Port Orleans Resort — Riverside is a moderate resort located on the Sassagoula River. Although most of the dining options at Riverside have reopened with the resort today, one key dining spot is not set to return for a few more months.
In case you haven’t heard, Disney World turned 50 on October 1st, which means lots of celebrations throughout the next year and a half. But on top of that, there are reopenings, grand openings, and annual events going on as well, so there’s quite a bit you need to know if you plan on visiting. To make it simple, we’re breaking down the list of the top 10 things to know about Disney World in October!
Disney World resorts have gotten some major updates lately!
Disney just announced Early Theme Park Entry and Extended Evening Hours, rooms are getting refurbished at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort, Disney’s Contemporary Resort, and Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, AND we got a reopening date for Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge! But now, it’s time for another Disney World Resort to reopen!
Disney World is going through some big changes right now!
Health and safety measures are starting to disappear and restaurants, entertainment options, and resorts are starting to reopen more frequently. Disney recently announced that fireworks would be returning to the parks soon, and that announcement has some huge implications for the future of what’s happening in the parks!
It’s a BIG day for Disney hotels!
Disney’s Wilderness Lodge has officially reopened! The Disney Vacation Club villas reopened here wayyy back in 2020, along with some shopping and dining options, but the resort as a whole has remained shuttered. Now, non-DVC rooms are OPEN and available for booking! So of course, we had to bring ya along to take a peek inside.
Disney World is continuing with its phased reopening.
We’ve seen restaurants and resorts reopen as Disney World slowly increases its limited operations. Recently, Blizzard Beach even reopened! But if you’ve been following the hotel reopening dates closely, you may be a little confused. Why are reopening dates listed for hotels that are already open?! Well today, we’re breaking it ALL down for ya.
It has been quite some time since another Disney World hotel has welcomed back guests post-closure, and yet we’re just a couple of weeks away from the reopening of Disney’s All Star Movies Resort!
Let’s take a look at which amenities will be available to guests checking in at the resort beginning on March 22nd.
Wow! Nothing like starting your Tuesday with a whole crop of Disney news!
This morning Disney World has already announced a change to the Rise of the Resistance Boarding Group process and THREE (count ’em, three) resort hotel reopening dates. Here’s when a much-loved resort will be fully open again!
We’ve been anxiously awaiting reopening announcements for several Disney resorts for months now!
Some of Disney’s resorts have opened fully, like the Grand Floridian, while others are still only partially opened with the DVC sections operating. On top of that, Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort is currently under construction — undergoing a massive refurbishment to be completed next summer. We previously received an opening date for Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort, but now it seems as though that date has been pushed back!
This past week has been a foodie trip around the reopened Disney Vacation Club Resorts! Since several DVC Resorts reopened last Monday, we have been checking out some popular food spots like Kona Cafe at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort and Grand Floridian Cafe at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa to see what’s new and what’s the same old, same old!
Today, we’re sharing our experience at Whispering Canyon Cafe at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge! Are the waiters just as sassy as ever? Will we get ten bottles of ketchup!? Keep reading to find out!