WDWNT Weeky Recap: Runaway Railway Opening Date Revealed, DuckTales Attraction Announced, Rise of the Resistance Opens at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, and Guest Breaks Carousel of Progress Props

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 2-8!

Walt Disney World

  • Monorail Black is back and sporting a sleek new interior and red deltas on the lines across the resort
  • Quick service dining locations across Walt Disney World are transitioning to using generic compostable plates
The sleek new Monorail Black refurbishment

Magic Kingdom


Animal Kingdom

The most festive dessert in Pandora

Hollywood Studios

Have you rode the incredible Rise of the Resistance yet?

Disney Springs

LEGO Anna and Elsa have arrived in Disney Springs!

Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

Beach Club Resort

  • The Wi-Fi upgrades currently in progress at the Beach Club are due to be completed this month

Polynesian Village Resort

Riviera Resort

Mickey and Minnie’s fancy new costumes for their visits to Topolino’s Terrace

Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser

Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Park

Disney California Adventure

Disneyland Paris

Tokyo Disney Resort

Shanghai Disney Resort

A fun Zootopia construction wall design

New Merchandise

The new Belle of the Ball Bronze Minnie Ears
Baby Yoda fever has well and truly hit the parks!
The Jingle Cruise Nutcracker Tiki Mug

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!