We bring you a lot of stories every single day, and sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we’ve rounded up all our stories in one place to get today’s news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Wednesday, February 2, 2022.
Walt Disney World
- The canopy continues to grow as construction trickles along at TRON Lightcycle Run.
- Test Track closed a bit early at EPCOT today.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
- All scrims are down at Sunset Couture as the refurbishment continues on its exterior.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom
- Disney is auditioning new aerial performers for currently-cut sections of “Celebration of Festival of the Lion King”, indicating the full show may return soon.
- The new “Celebrate Soulfully” Cupcake and side of collard greens at Flame Tree Barbecue were surprisingly delicious!
- We also got to sample the delightful new “Celebrate Soulfully” Pineapple Mint Julep at the Thirsty River Bar.
Walt Disney World Resort Hotels
- Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resort will host The Federalist Society’s Florida Chapters Conference this weekend, featuring appearances from former Vice President Mike Pence, Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.
- The backstory of the Halcyon, home to the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, has been partially revealed in a new series of comic books.
- We got to try a rather disappointing Valentine’s Day cake pop at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa today.
Other Walt Disney World News
- Cast Members can finally use their discount on Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary merchandise now that demand has quieted down.
- Walt Disney World has extended its COVID-19 leave policy for unionized Cast Members through March 31, 2022.
- We got to explore every photo op available for Sweethearts Nite at Disneyland Park!
- There were also plenty of rare Character Sightings at Sweethearts Nite, including Milo and Kida, Bernard and Bianca, and more!
- In the mood for something sweet? We tried the new Watermelon & Cherry Valentine Dole Whip at the Tropical Hideaway today.
- Tents have been erected at Disney California Adventure for coverage of Super Bowl LVI in a couple of weeks.
- A new Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary Beacons of Magic puzzle set has made its way to stores.
- Limited edition metallic photo prints commemorating the Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary are now available at the Magic Kingdom.
- The alphabet character keychains we spotted earlier this week at Disneyland have made their way to Walt Disney World.
- Fans of “Harmonious” can pick up a new t-shirt alongside other new EPCOT merch at the Creations Shop.
- New 2022-dated iPhone cases, Apple Watch bands, magnets, and more are now available at the Walt Disney World Resort.
- A set of Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary blind box pins by Loungefly are now available at Hot Topic.
- The new Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure Wishables have made their way to Disneyland Resort this Wishables Wednesday.
- We spotted a “seriously cool” Lizzie McGuire t-shirt at the Disneyland Resort.
- Get ready to “play in the parks” with a new line of merchandise themed to Disneyland Resort as a board game!
- If Roxanne from “A Goofy Movie” is the girl of your dreams, you’ll love the new shirt we found at the Disneyland Resort just in time for Valentine’s Day!
- More merchandise has been revealed for Disneyland Paris’ upcoming 30th Anniversary celebration.
The Walt Disney Company
- Details have been released for the D23-exclusive tour of Walt Disney’s hometown of Marceline, Missouri.
- The Walt Disney Company has announced their plans to enter the crypto market, and are hiring an expert on NFTs.
WDW News Today
Walt Disney’s Plane Uncovered, Magic Kingdom Railroad Now Testing – NewsToday 2/2
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Sweethearts’ Nite Fireworks Spectacular – Disneyland After Dark Event 2022
That’s it for today; we hope you enjoyed this Daily Recap. Thanks for stopping by, and we’ll see you tomorrow!