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 Monday, October 23, 2023.
Walt Disney World
- Walt Disney World has released new information about the “Frozen Holiday Surprise” festive show that will help ring in the holiday season at Magic Kingdom in early November.
- Last month, a real black bear meandered through Magic Kingdom, forcing several rides to remain closed for a portion of a day. Today, a newly released video shows the black bear’s capture.
- A man jumped from the Italy Pavilion bridge into the World Showcase Lagoon at EPCOT in several videos shared on social media, reportedly “for a bet.”
- We spotted a new kiosk that opened today, revealing Moana merchandise available for sale.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
- Walt Disney World has released additional information about Disney Jollywood Nights, the separately ticked holiday celebration at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
- Mickey Mouse and the rest of the sensational six will be wearing brand-new festive costumes exclusively at Disney Jollywood Nights.
- More than one year after the façade of Keystone Clothiers was initially damaged at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, another temporary visual repair to the area has been installed in the form of a patterned vinyl sticker.
Walt Disney World Resort Hotels
- Guests staying at Disney’s BoardWalk Inn may notice repair work around the resort hotel as the property-wide refresh continues, now with concrete replacement in some areas of the resort property.
- Disney has announced that a new gingerbread display is coming to Disney’s Yacht Club for the 2023 holiday season.
- With help from our friends at DVC Rental Store, we were recently able to stay in a 3-bedroom Grand Villa at Disney’s Old Key West Resort. (Sponsored)
- More new Kermit the Frog merchandise has hopped into Walt Disney World Resort this week.
- Walt Disney World has a new castle accessory playset inspired by Prince Charming Regal Carrousel and featuring Chip ‘n Dale.
- A new merchandise collection celebrating Rose & Crown Pub and Dining Room has debuted at EPCOT.
- Disney has announced the date that Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel at Disneyland Resort will complete its transformation into Pixar Place Hotel.
- Check out the reimagined Pixar Place Hotel’s flagship eatery, Great Maple, ahead of its opening this November.
- We noticed that most of the painter’s tape we’d seen at the reimagined Adventureland Treehouse has been removed and it looks ready to open at any time.
Entertainment and Media
- Disney is considering a deal to sell its India streaming operations, including Disney+ Hotstar, to Reliance Industries.
- Wizards of the Coast has announced an upcoming collaboration with Marvel that will see the brand’s iconic superheroes and villains included in the popular Magic: The Gathering tabletop game.
WDW News Today
That’s it for today; we hope you enjoyed this Daily Recap. Thanks for stopping by, and we’ll see you tomorrow!