WDWNT Weekly Recap: Skyliner Accident and Evacuation, A Farewell to “IllumiNations” as “Epcot Forever” Debuts, and Much More!

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 September 30 – October 6!

Walt Disney World

A Skyliner Evacuation took place this weekend

Magic Kingdom

This week, we said goodbye to The Muppets Present… Great Moments in American History


epcot forever fireworks
Epcot Forever made its stunning debut this week

Hollywood Studios

Animal Kingdom

primeval whirl
This week saw Primeval Whirl spinning again

Disney Springs

The new Dole Whip Nachos

Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

Animal Kingdom Lodge

Beach Club Resort

Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

The Enchanted Rose lounge is now open

Polynesian Village Resort

Port Orleans Resort

Riviera Resort

Saratoga Springs Resort

The new Mike and Sulley Cookie Butter

Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Park

Downtown Disney District

Tokyo Disney Resort

  • The details were revealed for the New Year’s 2020 event at Tokyo Disney Resort, including special greetings, merchandise and food
  • The entertainment, food and merchandise lineup was also revealed for the Very Very Minnie event at Tokyo Disneyland, which looks set to be absolutely adorable!

New Merchandise

A selection of the new Epcot Experience Center and Epcot Forever merchandise, which landed this week
Her Universe Designer Collection Ears
The new Disney Parks Designer Collection Princess Leia Bun Minnie Ears by Her Universe

Entertainment & Media

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!