WDWNT Weekly Recap: Baby Giraffes (and Baby Simba!), New Starbucks Mugs, Guide to Epcot Festival of the Holidays

Every week is a busy week when it comes to Disney news. To help you keep up with all of the updates coming out of Walt Disney World and other Disney resorts, here’s WDWNT’s weekly recap of this week’s Disney news!

Walt Disney World

Magic Kingdom:

Starbucks mk mug 2018
Yo ho, yo ho, a caffeinated life for me!


Epcot International Festival of the Holidays – Food Booth Reviews:

Chip nutcracker 2018

Hollywood Studios:

Animal Kingdom:

Disney Springs:

wp bar and grill grand opening 2018

disney springs marketplace sundae

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort:

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa:

Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter:

Walt Disney World Transportation:

D23: The Official Disney Fan Club:


Disneyland Resort:

Disney California Adventure:

Disneyland Paris

Shanghai Disney Resort

New Merchandise




  • Join us Wednesday, December 5th – Sunday, December 9th, 2018, as WDW News Today celebrates the holidays with a five-day fan event at the Walt Disney World Resort! 
    • Highlights of the event include a private catered breakfast in the Dinosaur Lounge at Disney’s Animal Kingdom (filled with presentations and surprises), an interactive game throughout the Epcot International Festival of the Holidays, private parties at a Bay Lake Tower Top-Floor Grand Villa with views of the Holiday Wishes fireworks, and a holiday-time trip to Andy’s backyard to see Toy Story Land!
    • Rooms and registration spots are still available!

That’s all of the Disney news for this past week! Be sure to check back at the end of each week for our weekly recaps!