WDWNT Weekly Recap: Hollywood Studios Turns 30, New Treats, and the First Skyliner Character Gondola

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Every week is a busy week when it comes to Disney news. To help you keep up with all of the updates coming out of Walt Disney World and other Disney resorts, here’s WDWNT’s weekly recap of the Disney news from April 29 – May 5!

Walt Disney World

  • Read up on the special merchandise, experiences and activities which went on across the Walt Disney World resort for Star Wars day on May 4th.
  • You’ve heard of Extra Magic Hours. Well, now there’s Extra, Extra Magic Hours, and they will include Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge entry! Read up on all the details here.

Magic Kingdom

The Magical Wish-Granting Donut

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

There’s a new baby in the Animal Kingdom family


Disney’s Hollywood Studios – 30th Anniversary Celebration

We reviewed the treats on offer at the 30th Anniversary Celebration
What do you think of the new Hollywood Studios park logo?

Walt Disney World Resorts

Animal Kingdom Lodge

Art of Animation Resort

Riviera Resort


Disneyland Resort Rules Update on Smoking and Strollers May 1 2019
The new park policies are in place in Disneyland

Disneyland Park

Disney California Adventure

Downtown Disney District

Churro Choco Taco CrazyShake Black Tap Craft Burgers and Shakes
The masterpiece of a shake we ordered from Black Tap Craft Burgers and Beer

Disneyland Paris

The Manor has reopened…

Tokyo Disney Resort

New Merchandise

The new Woody and Buzz Lightyear Spirit Jerseys are sure to be a hit!
The new Pandora utility suit figurine
You’d recognise these signs anywhere!

Entertainment & Media

Other Disney News


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

About the author


Madeleine is a languages student from England who spends more time watching Disney movies in foreign languages and calling it "revision" than actually doing the set work. She has a tendency to plan Disney holidays for other people, whether they asked or not, and loves talking about the parks to absolutely anyone who will listen. Get in touch - [email protected]