WDWNT Weekly Recap: Extended Park Hours, Fire at Magic Kingdom, and a Sneak Peek at Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway

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 December 9-15! 

Walt Disney World

Magic Kingdom

Animal Kingdom

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The new Merry Menagerie cupcake


The full menus, interactive workshops and activity slates have been revealed for the 2020 Epcot International Festival of the Arts

Hollywood Studios

Lots more details were revealed for Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway this week

Disney Springs

What do you think of our awesome Joffrey’s custom latte art creation?

Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

Beach and Yacht Club Resorts

Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground

Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Park

Disney California Adventure

Disneyland Paris

The magical tree lighting ceremony in Disneyland Paris

Tokyo Disney Resort

New Merchandise

  • The highly-anticipated and super-glitzy new 2020 Minnie Ears have arrived in the parks, ready to ring in the new year
  •  A new kitchenware collection debuted at Walt Disney World, featuring a retro Mickey and Minnie cherry design
  • Disney Tails released a new Monsters, Inc. pet collection, including collars, pet apparel and more
  • A new Pirates of the Caribbean shiny Redd Funko Pop! figure sailed into Walt Disney World this week
We wants the Redd Funko Pop!
The 2020 logo Alex and Ani bangle
Time to Remember the Magic Long-Sleeved Holiday Sweatshirt $39.99
How nostalgic is this holiday sweatshirt?

Entertainment & Media

Hands up: who has claimed Baby Yoda as their Disney+ icon already?

Other Disney News

WDW News Today

Make sure you catch up on the three News Today episodes from this week!

News Today 12/9/19 – Carousel of Progress Incursion, Boarding Group Changes, Haunted Mansion Refurb

News Today 12/11/19 – Storybook Circus Fire, Magic Happens Opening, Marvel Land Invades Cars Land

News Today 12/13/19 – Innoventions Demo Nearly Complete, Very Very Minnie, Skyliner Hour Changes

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!