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Ears the News: June 5, 2021 Edition

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Disney begins construction on 'Journey of Water Inspired by Moana' at EPCOT

A new project is happening at EPCOT.  The construction of the 'Journey of Water Inspired by Moana' has begun at the Disney World Theme Park.   According to Disney, this first-ever attraction based on the Walt Disney Animation Studios hit film, "Moana," will let guests interact with magical, living water in a beautiful and inspiring setting. 

Journey of Water Inspired by Moana
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Disney announces pricing and more details for the upcoming 'Disney After Hours Boob Bash' Halloween event

Disney announced pricing, booking dates and more details of entertainment offering for the upcoming 'Disney After Hours Boo Bash' at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.  Pricing begins at $129-$139 plus tax for August/September nights and $159-$169 plus tax for October nights, and $199 plus tax for Halloween.  Annual Passholders and Disney Vacation Club Memebers can take advantage of a $10 discount for August and September nights.  

'Disney After Hours Boo Bash' is a three hour event that includes special cavalcades full of characters.  "Disney Villains Halloween Cavalcade" will take to the street with Jack's Nightmare Cavalcade parade path to "this is Halloween". Maleficient will also make an appearance in the form of a fire-breathing dragon.

Complimentary snacks such as ice cream novelties and popcorn, along with select beverages are included in event admission.  Complimentary candy will be given out, as well.  Twenty attraction will be available including Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Haunted Mansion, Jungle Cruise, Space Mountain and more.  

Tickets will grant admission to Magic Kingdom as early as 7pm before the event begins.  The event takes place from 9:30pm to 12:30am on the following dates:

Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Friday, September 10, 2021
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Friday, September 17, 2021
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Friday, September 24, 2021
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Friday, October 8, 2021
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Friday, October 15, 2021
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Friday, October 22, 2021
Sunday, October 24, 2021
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Friday, October 29, 2021
Sunday, October 31, 2021


Disney After Hours BOO BASH
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Full menu and pricing for breakfast, lunch and dinner at soon-to-reopen Tusker House at Disney's Animal Kingdom

Tusker House overview
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The Tusker House at Disney's Animal Kingdom is set to reopen on June 20, 2021 with a new menu lineup of family-style dining in place of the previous buffett offering.  Lunch and dinner is priced at $55/adult and $42/child (plus tax and gratuity).  Breakfast is priced at $42/adult and $27/child (plus tax and gratuity)

You may book starting on June 4 for opening on June 20, 2021.  Guests will have a modified character experience as Donald Duck, Mickey and Goofy dress in their safari best as they move around the restaurant.

Tusker House breakfast
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Tusker House Breakfast menu June 2021

Pastries Basket
Safari Bread, Multigrain Croissants and Cornbread served with Whipped Butter, Nutella, and Strawberry Preserves

Fresh Fruit
Fresh Fruit with Honey Yogurt sauce

Breakfast Platter
Potatoes, Scrambled Eggs, Mickey and Simba-shaped Waffles, Bacon, Sausage, Durban Chicken-Egg Curry with Jasmine Rice

Tusker House Lunch and Dinner menu June 2021

Starters

Assorted House-made Breads
served with Hummus, Coriander and Mango Chutney

African Inspired Salads
Kachumbari and Arcadian Green Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette Dressing

Tusker House dinnerTusker House desserts

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Entrees

Moroccan Spiced Beef
Cape Malay Green Curry Shrimp
Spit-Roasted Herb Chicken
Berber Marinated Pork

Sides

Green Beans with Carrots and Corn
Roasted Potatoes
Jasmine Rice
House-made Macaroni and Cheese

Desserts

Animal Inspired Mini Desserts



Hartmann's Mountain zebra foal born at Disney's Animal Kingdom gets named 'Dash'


Born on May 17, 2021, the male Hartmann's Mountain zebra foal was named "Dash" to honor his "spunky spirit and dash stripe" on his left shoulder just like his mother, Heidi. Hartmann's mountain zebras are found in the sub-Saharan Africa and are a vulnerable species due to habitat loss and hunting

Dash the Baby Zebra at Kilimanjaro Safaris Disney's Animal Kingdom
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Disney further relaxes its mask policy

Disney made some slight adjustment to the mask policy for its Walt Disney World theme parks.  Masks must be worn in "all indoor theaters, including theater entrances."  Disney is currently operating a handful of theater shows such as Festival of Lion King at Disney's Animal Kingdom and the Frozen Sing-Along at Disney's Hollywood Studios.  Disney isn't planning on removing the indoor mask requirement this weekend following Orange County reaching phase 3 and eliminating its mask requirement.

Festival of the Lion king will continue to require masks as an indoor venue
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First new scene debuts at the Magic Kingdom's Jungle Cruise

The first new scene for the Magic Kingdom's Jungle Cruise giving guests the first new look at the characters.  The trapped safari of new characters include Felix Penchman XIII, the. Skipper who led this expedition up a tree.

Jungle Cruise trapped safari scene
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