Comments and tidbits of news, much of which comes from the latest Cast Member Reference Guide.
Saturday, the crowds at the DLR were lighter than the current normal weekend day. The forecasted rain was one reason. Also, it seems that the "Mini Gay Day" was lightly attended (much smaller than the crowds the have in October).
They have brought out an old horse drawn vehicle that was used on Main Street close to 50th years ago, and sits where they stagecoach used to be next to the Petting Zoo.
Cafe Orleans is scheduled to reopen as a table service restaurant on June 9th.
Annual Pass Processing news.
First off, the Bank of Main Street opens at Rope Drop (1/2 hour prior to the official Park Opening) and remains open until one hour past closing time.
And a second location (Satellite) will open this Friday, April 7th. The Plaza Pavillion will offer AP processing from 10 AM to 7 PM daily. This location will be in addition to the Bank of Main Street. While not mentioned, I presume this will remain open thru the end of Easter Break (April 23rd).
Mickey's Halloween Treat will return in 2006, as Cast Members will be able to purchase tickets for the event starting Monday. (No list of dates was mentioned).
FYI, the Cove Bar is open 7 days a week, The Bar opens at Noon Friday thru Sunday, but at 2:30 PM Monday thru Thursday. The Bar has last call about 1/2 hour prior to park closing.
Alex Stroup over at MousePlanet mentioned in a thread that this is the last week for the "old" Dapper Dans, and that this Tuesday will be the last day the Main 4 will work together. If you have a chance, stop by and thank them for the entertainment they have provided for years. Looks like a new group of singers will start APril 11th.