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After Months of Closure, Disney Location FINALLY Reopens to Guests!

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This year has been a year of massive transition for the Disney Parks. Both Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort have experienced big shifts internally that will forever change the Guest experience. 2023 has introduced exciting new attractions like TRON Lightcycle/ Run, new areas like San Fransokyo Square, and new restaurants like Tiana’s Palace.

Opposing all of the new additions, Disney has also closed down quite a few Park elements. Whether it’s the numerous renovations happening right now or the permanent closure of attractions like Splash Mountain, fans have gotten quite used to saying goodbye to beloved Park locations.

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Disney Sees a Summer of Transformation

At Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, this summer has been full of construction. Now that August has come to an end, Guests are finally seeing the results of all of the summer-time closures.

Earlier today, August 31, 2023, fans celebrated the opening of San Fransokyo Square. This new Park, which is based on the world of the film Big Hero 6, has been a long-awaited addition for fans. However, it’s not the only opening that happened at Disneyland Resort today.

Over at Disneyland Park, the Mint Julep Bar has finally reopened after a lengthy hiatus. The bar, which is known for its delicious namesake drinks as well as its Mickey-shapes Beignets, is reopening in anticipation of the new Tiana’s Palace Restaurant, which will officially open on September 7, 2023.

The Mint Julep Bar has officially reopened prior to the September 7th opening of Tiana’s Palace!
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The Mint Julep Bar Is Back!

Located in the heart of New Orleans Square, this iconic bar is a must-visit for any Guests looking for a taste of Southern flair. Originating from the vibrant city of New Orleans, the mint julep is a classic Southern cocktail known for its refreshing flavor and unique blend of minty sweetness. The Mint Julep Bar at Disneyland Park aims to bring the authentic taste of this beloved beverage to visitors from all corners of the globe.

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Fans will be able to munch on a beignet and quench their thirst with a Mint Julep from now on; this bar is here to stay!

About Eva Miller

Eva was born and raised in the beautiful state of Oregon but has since relocated and lives in New York City. Since she was young, Eva has loved to perform in musicals, especially Disney ones! Through performing, Disney’s music became the soundtrack of her childhood. Today, Eva loves to write about all the exciting happenings for the Walt Disney Company. In her free time, Eva loves to travel, spend time in nature, and go to Broadway shows. Her favorite Disney movie is 'Lilo and Stitch,' and her favorite Park is Disney's Animal Kingdom.