WDWNT Weekly Recap: Everything You Need to Know About Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, Big Epcot Changes, and a Riviera 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 May 27 – June 2!

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

For all our coverage of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, make sure you check out the WDWNT Galaxy’s Edge landing page right here. Included on that page is our Black Spire 101 series which has all the basics for newcomers. But for now, here’s a recap of everything we posted during this incredible opening week of Batuu….

Know Before You Go



We tried everything on offer in Docking Bay 7 Food and Cargo



A newly-built droid in the Droid Depot workshop

Other Galaxy’s Edge Details

Black Spire 101: Everything You Need to Know About Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

WDWNT proudly presents our Black Spire 101 series, bringing you everything you need to know about all the dining, shopping and experiences travelers to Batuu can expect in one handy guide! Here are the links so far, be sure to check back to the site for more:

Walt Disney World

Magic Kingdom

They have returned!

Animal Kingdom

Hollywood Studios


Typhoon Lagoon

The Bathtub Party Sundae

Disney Springs

Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

All-Star Resorts

Contemporary Resort

Coronado Springs Resort

The new Coronado Springs bridges have opened up!

Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

  • New parking restrictions have been implemented at Fort Wilderness, limiting parking to guests with resort, dining or recreation reservations

Polynesian Village Resort

  • A guest is suing Walt Disney World over serious injuries she sustained during a bird attack at the Polynesian Resort

Riviera Resort

Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Park

Chocolate and Coffee Funnel Cake Hungry Bear Restaurant Disneyland
The Chocolate and Coffee Funnel Cake

Disney California Adventure

Disneyland Paris

  • Watch this special video broadcast by Disneyland Paris, giving us an behind-the-scenes look at the making of the two new performances coming to the resort during The Lion King & Jungle Festival this summer
  • Check out this construction update on the MARVEL themed land coming to the Walt Disney Studios park
  • An extensive renovation project is currently being planned for Disney Village, including the closure of the Buffalo Bill dinner show

New Merchandise

The Mickey and Donald Butt plush bags

Entertainment & Media

The first poster released for Onward

Other Disney News

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!