WDWNT Weekly Recap: Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Finally Opens, The 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Begins, and Preparations Underway for Hurricane Dorian

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 August 26 – September 1!

Walt Disney World

Have you spotted any new character buses around the resort yet?

Magic Kingdom


NOW ON: Epcot International Food & Wine Festival 2019

Have you tried this unique ramen offering from the Japan booth this year?
There’s some awesome merchandise offerings at this year’s festival!

Animal Kingdom

Hollywood Studios

Oasis Canteen has now opened!

NOW OPEN: Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

The new Coca-Cola stand in Galaxy’s Edge
This cute BB-8 sipper cup was among the Galaxy’s Edge opening day merch”

Disney Springs

The Purple Poison Apple Glow Cube

Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

All-Star Resorts

Fall has definitely hit the dessert menus at the All-Star Resorts!

Beach Club Resort

Caribbean Beach Resort

Polynesian Village Resort

Pop Century Resort

Disneyland Resort

  • Performances by the Pixarmonic Orchestra in Disney California Adventure and the Laughing Stock Company in Disneyland have been cancelled due to entertainment cutbacks at the Disneyland resort
  • We were deeply saddened to hear of the passing of a construction worker during a HVAC construction accident in Disneyland

Disneyland Park

Disney California Adventure

New Entrance to Mickey's PhilharMagic opens at Sunset Showcase Theater Disney California Adventure
The Sunset Showcase Theater

Downtown Disney District

Disneyland Paris

Tokyo Disney Resort

New Merchandise

The designer Enchanted Tiki Room Ear Hat by SHAG
The absolutely adorable Duffys Autumn Woods collection

Entertainment & Media

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!