Disney News Round-Up: New Balloon Debuts at Characters in Flight, Moonlight Magic for DVC Members, and More

Happy Friday! We made it through another week! Today we're talking about a new balloon at Characters in Flight in Disney Springs, Moonlight Magic events for Disney Vacation Club members, and much more. Let's check it out!

New balloon for Characters in Flight at Disney SpringsNew balloon for Characters in Flight at Disney Springs

Characters in Flight, the tethered hot air balloon at Disney Springs debuted a brand new balloon design earlier this week. The new balloon features a design that was inspired by the water at Disney Springs. If you're interested in taking flight, prices are $20 for adults, $15 for kids ages 3-8, or if you visit before 10 a.m. the price is $10 per person.

Portobello at Disney Springs has recently introduced a happy hour event Monday through Friday from 3-5 p.m., and Monday through Thursday from 9:30-11 p.m. Guests can enjoy pizza and wine selections.

Disney Vacation Club
members can enjoy 11 "Moonlight Magic" events throughout 2017. These events include a chance to ride popular attractions at the theme parks, special entertainment, character appearances, complimentary treats, and more.

And in non-Disney news, SeaWorld Orlando has announced a new event, the Seven Seas Food Festival. This event occurs on Saturdays beginning February 11 and runs through May 13. The Seven Seas Food Festival will feature 11 global marketplaces and 14 live performances.

We'd love to hear your thoughts on today's news stories. Leave us a comment and let us know what you're thinking.

Kristen K. wrote on Tue, 01/24/2017 - 15:07:

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While I think the new watery design on the balloon is pretty, and goes with the new Disney Springs theme. There are no more characters on "Characters In Flight" and that bothers me.

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