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, October 5, 2023.
Walt Disney World
- Walt Disney World has announced the 2023 celebrity narrators for the famous Candlelight Processional at EPCOT.
- Journey Into Imagination With Figment at EPCOT will be closed for one day of routine maintenance on October 10, 2023.
- Walt Disney World has announced the Holiday Kitchens that will be at this year’s EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays.
- Walt Disney World announced several returning offerings coming to the 2023 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays in addition to the Candlelight Processional with celebrity narrators.
- Journey of Water, Inspired by “Moana” is set to begin its soft opening period tomorrow at EPCOT.
- A second barge for “Luminous: The Symphony of Us” has arrived at World Showcase Lagoon in EPCOT.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom
- Construction continues in Harambe Market at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, though the walls blocking the path to the market have now come down.
- If you’ve been unable to purchase Disney Lorcana starter decks, you’re in luck, as they’re back in limited stock at Disney Springs.
Walt Disney World Resort Hotels
- The “Frozen” Sven sipper has returned to Walt Disney World.
- In announcing several returning offerings for the 2023 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays, Walt Disney World shared a first look at festival merchandise.
- It’s time for a pin roundup! Several new pins have arrived at Walt Disney World in just the first few days of October 2023.
- A new Olaf weighted plush is available at Walt Disney World Resort.
- A new Spider-Man Spirit Jersey and more merchandise inspired by the web slinger have swung into Walt Disney World Resort.
- A new Marvel holiday merchandise collection is available now at Walt Disney World Resort.
Other Walt Disney World News
- A new restriction has been put in place that prevents international guests traveling to Walt Disney World Resort and staying on property from purchasing MagicBands at a pre-arrival price ahead of their stay.
- This week, we witness the Saqiyah water feature undergoing dry testing at the new Adventureland Treehouse in Disneyland, which is scheduled to open sometime this fall.
- The Golden Horseshoe at Disneyland has been closed after being closed for almost a month for an unannounced refurbishment.
- Ahead of the “Loki” season 2 premiere tonight on Disney+, guests visiting Avengers Campus at Disney California Adventure can meet Loki and O.B. from the show for a limited time.
- Loki and O.B. from “Loki” season 2 on Disney+ have begun meeting in Avengers Campus at Disney California Adventure, and we were there to say hi on their first day.
- A new dessert has joined the menu at Pym Test Kitchen in Avengers Campus at Disney California Adventure — the Key Lime Pie in celebration of “Loki” season 2.
Entertainment and Media
- Fantasy Flight Games announced that their new “Star Wars” trading card game, Star Wars: Unlimited, will hit shelves on March 8, 2024.
WDW News Today
- Tonight, don’t miss the internet’s only comedy show about Disney Parks! Join us at 9 p.m. ET for a recap of the latest news, the debut of The Kazoo Game, and drinks from The Twilight Zone!
That’s it for today; we hope you enjoyed this Daily Recap. Thanks for stopping by, and we’ll see you tomorrow!