WDWNT Weekly Recap: Retro Lucite Pylons Added to the New EPCOT Entrance Fountain, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Experiences Downtime After Massive Lightning Strike, Tons of New Merchandise, and More

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WDWNT Weekly Recap: Retro Lucite Pylons Added to the New EPCOT Entrance Fountain, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Experiences Downtime After Massive Lightning Strike, Tons of New Merchandise, and More

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WDWNT Weekly Recap: Retro Lucite Pylons Added to the New EPCOT Entrance Fountain, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Experiences Downtime After Massive Lightning Strike, Tons of New Merchandise, and More

Every week is a busy week when it comes to Disney news. To help you keep up with all the updates coming out of Walt Disney World and other Disney resorts, here’s WDWNT’s weekly recap of the Disney news from August 9-16, 2020.

Walt Disney World

Magic Kingdom

CC castle moat refilled august 11 2

Disney’s Animal Kingdom

EPCOT

EPCOT fountain lucite pylons up close aug 11 8

Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Baby Yoda magic shot Galaxys edge Disneys hollywood studios 2

Disney Springs

Walt Disney World Resort Hotels

Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort

Saratoga Springs Two-Bedroom Villa Room Tour August 8, 2020

Other Walt Disney World News

covid 19 testing site 3
MLS is Back
Image Credit: Disney Parks Blog

Disneyland Resort

Disneyland Paris

  • Disney’s Halloween Festival and Disney’s Enchanted Christmas are still taking place at Disneyland Paris this year
  • Disneyland Hotel in Disneyland Paris has had its reopening delayed, with Disney’s Hotel Cheyenne temporarily closing in October and Disney’s Sequoia Lodge reopening postponed through May
  • Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel grand opening date is set for March 8th

Tokyo Disney Resort

TDL Castle Character Greeting

New Merchandise

nightmare before christmas plushes
wdw retro 90s hat 3
halloween villains pins 2020 walt disney world header
pixar toy story alien remix collection toys tin toy tinny mouse gear epcot 3
epcot forever LE magicband 7
HauntedMansionSingingBustMagicBandEPCOT 5
yak and yeti masks 3
  • Add some new reusable face masks to your collection with these Yak & Yeti branded masks from Disney’s Animal Kingdom!

Entertainment and Media

Disney+

The Walt Disney Company

WDW News Today

Walt Disney World Shortens Hours at All 4 Parks – NewsToday 8/10

Lightning Strike Closes Rise of the Resistance, Classic EPCOT Fountain Returns – News Today 8/12/20

COVID-19 Testing Site Opens at Walt Disney World – NewsToday 8/14

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

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