We bring you a lot of stories every single day. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Thursday, January 5, 2023.
Walt Disney World
- We just had to stop in and try the new Bear Tracks Churro as part of the latest line of 50th Anniversary food!
- The Figment popcorn bucket will return this year with a special EPCOT40 strap during the 2023 EPCOT International Festival of the Arts.
- Full restaurant menus are now available for every food booth during this year’s Festival of the Arts as well.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
- Lightning McQueen’s Racing Academy has remained mysteriously closed for the eighth day in a row.
Walt Disney World Resort Hotels
- Walt Disney World Annual Passholders can get up to 30% off hotel rooms this spring and summer.
- The discounts also go up to 25% for regular guests as well.
- Starting January 7, rooms across Disney’s Beach Club Villas are getting refurbished.
- Lots of new pre-arrival MagicBand+ designs are now available, including a Vault Collection band, a Figment band, and much more!
- Disney teased a new Dumbo-themed Annual Passholder magnet to come soon.
- The latest piece of 2023 dated merchandise is a die cast Peterbilt hauler truck!
- We found an absolutely massive new Cinderella Castle Cake keychain available now at the Magic Kingdom as part of the Vault Collection.
Other Walt Disney World Resort News
- Details have been released on a resort-by-resort basis for the Disney Dining Promo Card deal coming this year.
- More former Cast Members have joined a lawsuit against Walt Disney World regarding their COVID-19 vaccine and mask requirements on the job during the pandemic.
- We now have even more details on “World of Color: ONE” including the new song and some more of the films to be featured in the new show.
- There’s also details on how the virtual queue will work.
- The “Magic Happens” Plaza Inn dining package is set to return in February.
- Disneyland Resort gave us our first full look at the Disney100 Magic Key Holder-exclusive popcorn bucket art today.
- Some colorful stripes have been added to the side of Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel as the Pixar Place transformation continues.
Entertainment & Media
- James Cameron said in a new interview that “Avatar 3” will feature encounters with an “evil” tribe of Fire Na’vi.
The Walt Disney Company
- Disney has scheduled the first earnings call since Bob Iger’s return for early February.
- We’ve rounded up everything supposedly coming to the Disney Parks around the world throughout 2023!
WDW News Today
Half Marathon Returns to Disneyland, Star Wars at Disney California Adventure- Disneyland News Today 1/5
What’s Coming to Disney Parks in 2023, The Fan-ly Feud, Importance of Maintenance & Theme at Disney – WDW News Tonight Episode 233
That’s it for today; we hope you enjoyed this Daily Recap. Thanks for stopping by, and we’ll see you tomorrow!