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, July 13, 2023.
Walt Disney World
- Wednesday was a nutty day at Magic Kingdom as a squirrel snuck itself onto Walt Disney’s Carousel of Progress and crashed the 1940s Halloween show scene.
There are new murals by street artist WiseTwo on Amani Village Traders at Refreshment Outpost, a.k.a. Africa Outpost in EPCOT.
Other Walt Disney World News
- Disney has revealed this year’s finisher medals that will be awaiting runners at the 2023 Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend.
- The Walt Disney World Monorail will open late on Friday, July 14, for routine maintenance.
- New “Haunted Mansion”-inspired food and beverage items will be available starting tomorrow at Disneyland Resort in honor of the new film.
- Disneyland Resort will celebrate its 68th anniversary on Monday, July 17, 2023, with a special cavalcade.
- More scaffolding has been erected over the Splash Mountain façade in Disneyland as the attraction is transformed into Tiana’s Bayou Adventure.
- The process of replacing all artificial turf throughout Mickey’s Toontown is still taking place at Disneyland, as construction walls have moved to an area near Donald’s boat.
- Ahead of the new “Haunted Mansion” movie’s release, new Haunted Mansion merchandise has arrived at Disneyland Resort.
Disney Cruise Line
- Disney Cruise Line has raised prices at nearly all of their adults-only eateries across all their ships.
- The official Disney Cruise Line Instagram page has announced the arrival of DisneyBand+ aboard the Disney Wish.
Entertainment and Media
- The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) has officially voted to go on strike.
- Disney Entertainment earned a whopping 163 nominations for the 75th Primetime Emmy Awards.
The Walt Disney Company
- After just announcing his contract extension, Disney CEO Bob Iger sat down with CNBC this morning to discuss his decision and the future of the company.
- The Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Iger commented on the ongoing writers strike and highly likely actors strike, saying the demands of those involved are “not realistic.”
WDW News Today
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