WDWNT Weekly Recap: New Plant-Based Food Offerings, Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Logo Revealed, and a Bright Rainbow Figment Bus

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 October 7-13!

Walt Disney World

The new rainbow Figment bus is a sight to behold!

Magic Kingdom

The new Panna-Connie’s Congo Lime Dessert from Skipper Canteen is just one of the many new plant-based offerings across Walt Disney World

Animal Kingdom


epcot forever fireworks
A performance of the new Epcot Forever nighttime spectacular was cancelled earlier this week due to technical difficulties

Hollywood Studios

Disney Springs

There’s a new LEGO minifigure factory in Disney Springs

Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

Art of Animation Resort

Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

Pop Century Resort

We tried these vegan, plant-based Mickey Waffles this week

Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Park

Here you can see the newly-installed centralized Fastpass kiosks in Tomorrowland

Disney California Adventure

Downtown Disney District

Disneyland Paris

Tokyo Disney Resort

The groundbreaking ceremony was held this week for the upcoming Toy Story hotel

Hong Kong Disneyland

New Merchandise

Pleasure Island graphic tee
The new Pleasure Island graphic tee
The 2nd edition Disneyland Halloween Hatbox Ghost tiki mug
haunted mansion glow ears
The glow-in-the-dark Haunted Mansion Singing Bust Ears
The 85th Anniversary Donald Duck plush

Entertainment & Media

  • Watch the official first trailer for Disney and Pixar’s Onward
  • You can also catch the first official trailer for Disney’s Jungle Cruise
  • Check out these beautiful new Frozen 2 character posters from Japan

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!