WDWNT Weekly Recap: R.I.P. FuelRod, Sleigh-Loads of Christmas Merchandise, Changes to the “Disney Look”, and Still Some Skyliner Issues

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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 October 21-27!

Walt Disney World

A controversial $3 swapping fee will come into effect at the FuelRod charging vending machines from next week

Magic Kingdom

The Tomorrowland Speedway drivers licence booths are back

Epcot

Hollywood Studios

Animal Kingdom

Disney Springs

The sprinkle-topped pumpkin cookie-dough waffle taco!

Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

The Cove Hotel

Pop Century Resort

Riviera Resort

Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Park

The Sleeping Beauty Castle turrets are looking particularly wintery lately!

Disney California Adventure

Tokyo Disney Resort

New Merchandise

gingerbread christmas ears
The holiday merchandise has well and truly arrived in the parks this week
A royal Queen Minnie and Beefeater Mickey plush
New Skyway and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea sweaters

Entertainment & Media

The upcoming re-release of the 16-bit The Lion King Super Nintendo game is sure to be a throwback!

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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Madeleine

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]nt.com

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Any idea what happened during the final showing (12:00am) of Hocus Pocus Villian Spelltacular last Thursday night (10/24/19)? Just after Oogie Boogie’s song, they stopped the show for about 5 minutes, then the entire cast came out to sing the finale, but no explanation was given.