WDWNT Weekly Recap: Fall Treats Arrive at Walt Disney World, Christmas Offerings Announced for the Parks, New Merchandise, and More

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 September 6 to September 13, 2020.

Walt Disney World

Magic Kingdom

  • It was hardly a zip-a-dee-doo-dah morning in Frontierland today at the Magic Kingdom, as less than 30 minutes from park opening, Splash Mountain was down for the count and guests were evacuated from the attraction


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Disney’s Hollywood Studios


Disney’s Animal Kingdom


Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

  • Recently debuted for Labor Day weekend, the new Firecracker Float is popping with flavor at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Four Seasons Resort Orlando

Other Walt Disney World News


Disneyland Resort


Tokyo Disney Resort

Disneyland Paris

Hong Kong Disneyland Resort

Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa

Disney Cruise Line

New Merchandise


Entertainment and Media


  • Get ready to peek behind the scenes and see just what goes into taking care of all those animals at Disney’s Animal Kingdom with this new trailer for National Geographic’s “Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom” coming to Disney+ on September 25
  • Check out every new release coming to Disney+ this November, including: Season 2 of “The Mandalorian”, “A Christmas Carol”, and more!
  • Check out this sneak peek of Season 2 of “The Mandalorian” 
  • “Once Upon A Snowman”, an all-new original short, is coming to Disney+ on October 23, and it’ll reveal the backstory of one of the most beloved snowmen in Arendelle

The Walt Disney Company

WDW News Today

More Signs Point to Cancellation of EPCOT’s New Festival Pavilion – NewsToday 9/7

Disney World Cancels Some Christmas Offerings, Announces Replacements – NewsToday 9/9

Disney Prioritizing Some Theme Park Projects Over Others, Attractions May Be Delayed -NewsToday 9/11

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