We bring you a lot of stories every single day. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Thursday, June 15, 2023.
Walt Disney World
- We finally have dates for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party!
- A new “Frozen”-themed castle projection show to light Cinderella Castle in new holiday projections will be part of this year’s Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.
- TRON Lightcycle / Run will still require virtual queue during these upcharge events.
- As expected, the Candlelight Processional will return to EPCOT this year along with the EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays.
- The character breakfast has returned to Garden Grill Restaurant in The Land, part of World Nature.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
- A new hard ticket Disney Jollywood Nights event is coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios this fall.
- We also have new concept art, including the reveal that Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy will host a holiday special during the event.
- Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance will require virtual queue during Jollywood Nights as well.
- There will also be a “The Nightmare Before Christmas” sing-along, and we know more about the Tower of Terror soiree as well.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom
- Some baby cotton-tip tamarins were born this week at the park.
Walt Disney World Resort Hotels
- Florida Residents can save up to 35% on Walt Disney World Resort hotel rooms in late 2023.
- Discounts are now also available for Disney+ subscribers.
- Meanwhile all guests can save up to 25% on rooms from October to December this year.
- Finally, Annual Passholders can save up to 40% on their rooms late this year.
- Construction lifts have arrived in the main building of Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa for guest room refurbishment.
Other Walt Disney World Resort News
- Special holiday offerings like the Merry Menagerie, the Tower of Terror projections, and much more will return this holiday season.
- A new Goofy & Max fishing sipper has come to Mickey’s Toontown at Disneyland.
- There’s also a Pride mirrored sipper on sale.
- We got to meet the “Hercules” Muses as well as other classic characters in special costumes during Disneyland After Dark: Pride Nite.
- Stairs and scaffolding are now up around Splash Mountain as the Tiana’s Bayou Adventure transformation begins.
Entertainment & Media
- Big news, 28 restored classic Disney shorts will come to Disney+ over the coming months.
The Walt Disney Company
- Apparel for the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser is now available to all guests on shopDisney.
- The previously-announced Hey Disney! Alexa voice assistant is now available on Amazon Echo devices in the US.
- Breaking news today as Disney CFO Christine McCarthy steps down.
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