Join us for episode 51 of the Theme Park Trader podcast!

View our show notes on all the news stories discussed this week:

Paddlefish Opening Date at Disney Springs

Dan and I kick off this weeks podcast by discussing the February 4th opening date for Paddlefish and why we think its a positive move that the restaurant has changed from Fulton’s Crab House.

You can read more about the opening here.

Volcano Bay Opening Date

We chat through the opening of Volcano Bay later this May and why we are both excited to see a water park that remains open after the sun has gone down.

View more on the opening details of Volcano Bay and check out the rumoured opening times for June below:

Rumoured Nighttime Harry Potter Show at Universal Studios Hollywood

Dan and I talk through the rumoured nighttime projection show at Universal Studios Hollywood and what we think is going to happen. Conversation naturally leads on to A Celebration of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Orlando and how we were both disappointed with the announcements.

Personal Shopping Service at Disney Springs

We go off on a massive rant with lots of weird impressions as we laugh at the introduction of the $250 per hour personal shopping service at Disney Springs. Seriously, we really don’t hold back on this one.

New Details on Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout

We talk through the new details that were released last week for the upcoming replacement to Tower of Terror at Disney’s California Adventure.

We are both pretty excited to see what Disney are doing to this new attraction, you can read more on the new details here.

Beauty and the Beast Additions to Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Disney announced that there would be new additions coming to the park to celebrate the upcoming live adaptation of the animated classic. Dan and I chat through these announcements (which you can read about here) and why we are both not excited at all for this new movie.

Planet Hollywood Observatory Finally Opens at Disney Springs

Dan and I talk through the opening of Planet Hollywood at Disney Springs and why we are both looking forward to trying out the restaurant again now that it has had its refurb. You can see more detail on the opening here.

If you enjoyed this weeks podcast, have ideas for future shows or have any questions about any of the stories then feel free to leave us a comment below!