WDWNT Weekly Recap: All The Star Wars News, More Disney+ Details Revealed and A Nighttime Show Preview

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 the Disney news from April 8-14 2019!


Walt Disney World

Magic Kingdom

Mr & Mrs Easter Bunny are visiting the Magic Kingdom!

Animal Kingdom


The new Passholder Flower & Garden Festival MagicBand

Hollywood Studios

Disney Springs

The new Ticket Center is now open at Disney Springs

ESPN Wide World of Sports

Walt Disney World Resorts

All-Star Resorts

Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Polynesian Village Resort

  • We reviewed the new Dole Whip Lime Margarita from Barefoot Pool Bar – a spicy but perfect poolside drink for the summer

Riviera Resort

Yacht & Beach Club Resorts

Disneyland Resort


If you like your desserts super bright and colorful, this Mickey Hat might be for you!

Disney California Adventure

Downtown Disney District

Disneyland Paris

Phantom Manor
The Manor will open again very soon!

Tokyo Disney Resort

New Merchandise

Disney Wishables, the newest plush collectable series you need to know about!
The fabulous new Minnie Mouse Balloon Popcorn Bucket
  • Take a look at these new mugs which we spotted in the parks this week, featuring favourite characters from Lilo & Stitch, The Lion King, Moana, Winnie the Pooh and many more!
  • You can now find Nemo… in your drink! With this new light-up Nemo sipper cup which we spotted at Animal Kingdom this week
  • Take a look at these retro-inspired Star Wars figures which will be released by Hasbro exclusively at the 2019 San Diego Comic Con
  • Check out this DJ R3X Funko Pop! which will be coming exclusively to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland

Entertainment & Media


Star Wars Celebration Chicago News & Announcements

A look at some of the merchandise coming to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge


Other Disney News

  • Help Disney Parks poster artist and Imagineer Jim Michaelson in his fight with cancer – read more here

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