WDWNT Weekly Recap: Halloween Has Arrived, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Previews, and New Reflections Resort Concept Art

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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 August 12-18!

Walt Disney World

Magic Kingdom

The Hocus Pocus Trick or Treat Candy Cupcake

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party 2019

The Disney’s Not-So-Spooky Firework Spectacular


Animal Kingdom

Hollywood Studios

Disney's Hollywood Studios Generic Cast Member Costume
A new Hollywood Studios generic cast costume has been revealed

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Have you tried the newly-iconic, alcoholic Blue and Green milks yet?

Typhoon Lagoon

Disney Springs

ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

Contemporary Resort

What would you think about an Incredibles overlay at the Contemporary?

Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

Port Orleans: French Quarter

Reflections – A Disney Lakeside Lodge

Stunning new concept art has been released for Reflections – A Disney Lakeside Lodge

Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Park

Disney California Adventure

Goofy Dressed as Iron Man and Pluto Dressed in an Avengers Bandana Meet and Greet at Disney California Adventure
It’s Iron Man Goofy with Avengers Pluto!

Tokyo Disney Resort

New Merchandise

Magic Kingdom Halloween Display Main Street Confectioners
Halloween has well and truly arrived in the Disney parks this week
The updated, safer Forky plush

Entertainment & Media

  • Disney has announced a new deal with Charter Communications, bringing a roster of Disney networks to Spectrum customers

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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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]

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I’d be curious to see how Galaxy’s Edge does in WDW. Apparently it’s not doing too well in Disneyland based on crowd levels. I wonder if Disney jumped the shark on this park.