WDWNT Weekly Recap: Victoria and Albert’s Bistro, Disney Skyliner Dates, Unplanned Maintenance, and Fall Resort Offers

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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 July 15-21!

Walt Disney World

  • It was officially announced that the Disney Skyliner will be opening on September 29th
  • The new road which connects Floridian Way and Reams Road has now opened near the Magic Kingdom
  • Also, the Osceola Parkway overpass at Victory Way has now opened near Hollywood Studios
  • A portion of the Epcot Resorts Boulevard near the Beach Club resort will be closing in mid-August for bridge work

Magic Kingdom

Animal Kingdom

We had to embark on the new Lion King scavenger hunt in Animal Kingdom!


Hollywood Studios

alien swirling saucers
The interactive queue elements on the Alien Swirling Saucers ride have finally been activated

Disney Springs

Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

All-Star Resorts

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Stitch, catching a frosting wave over at All-Star Sports

Animal Kingdom Lodge

Coronado Springs

Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Riviera Resort

Disneyland Resort

  • Disneyland celebrated it’s 64th birthday this week, with celebrations including the Disneyland Band, The Dapper Dans, rare characters and more
  • A new annual passholder-exclusive refillable tumbler is now available at the Disneyland resort, offering 99-cent refills for a limited time through summer
Disneyland turned 64 this week!

Disneyland Park

Disney California Adventure

The Seasonal Bread Pudding at Pacific Wharf Cafe

Downtown Disney Resort

Disneyland Paris

Tokyo Disney Resort

  • Check out our latest photo report for Tokyo DisneySea, featuring a visit to the BellaVisa Lounge, preparations for the opening of Soaring: Fantastic Flight, new character greetings, FastPass scanners and more!

New Merchandise

The popular and adorable sleeping Figment plush
Splash Mountain 30th Anniversary Merchandise Disneyland Resort
Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Splash Mountain with this new line of merchandise
Starbucks "Been There" Mug Ornament Disneyland and Disney California Adventure
The Starbucks “Been There” mugs… in ornamental form!
Disney Eats: Pizza Night Collection available now on shopDisney
The Disney Eats: Pizza Night Collection

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!

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