WDWNT Weekly Recap: Cast Member Unions Rally, Disney Parks Announce Inevitable Closure Extension, Permits Filed for New Wreck-it-Ralph Attraction, and A Slew of Baby Animals

Every week is a busy week when it comes to Disney news. To help you keep up with all the updates coming out of Walt Disney World and other Disney resorts, here’s WDWNT’s weekly recap of the Disney news from March 23-29!

If you have been following our news coverage over the past few weeks, you will be aware that currently all six Disney resorts across the world are closed due to concerns over the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Here’s our WDWNT Weekly Recap of all the news we’ve brought you this week, along with some extra fun things to keep Disney spirits high through these difficult times. Stay safe, readers!

Walt Disney World


There’s an adorable new baby in Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Hotels & Resorts

Cast members bidding an emotional farewell to the final family to leave Walt Disney World

Around Walt Disney World

Guest Services & Other Information News

Disneyland Resort

Hong Kong Disneyland

Disneyland Paris

Tokyo Disney Resort

The sweet new Disney Easter 2020 banner is up

Shanghai Disneyland

New Merchandise

The bright new tie-dye collection
The latest Vera Bradley collection

Entertainment and Media

Other Disney News


Other Fun Stuff

WDW News Today

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

Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Tokyo, Paris All Extend Park Closures – NewsToday 3/27

Permits Filed for New Wreck-it-Ralph Attraction, Latest Closure Information – News Today 3/24

That’s all the Disney news for this past week! Make sure you check back at the end of each week for our weekly recaps!