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 Monday, November 13, 2023.
Walt Disney World
- The Walt Disney World calendar confirms that the annual New Year’s Eve “Fantasy in the Sky” fireworks will return to Magic Kingdom this December 30 and 31.
- If you’re hoping to go to EPCOT for New Year’s Eve 2023, you may need to park hop if you haven’t already secured a park pass for that evening, as most ticket types are already unable to make park reservations for that day.
- The annual Christmas tree featuring references to the various World Showcase pavilions has arrived at EPCOT.
- The screen-based Anna and Elsa animatronics on Frozen Ever After at EPCOT recently experienced an interesting malfunction where their faces disappeared and were replaced with black screens.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
- Annoyed about being stopped at Disney’s Hollywood Studios bag check, one tourist pulled out her lingerie from her bag and waved it around, loudly asking a security guard, “Do you want to see my bra?” (The security guard didn’t.)
- If you’re looking to upgrade your meal at Disney’s Hollywood Studios with a festive touch, Backlot Express has two returning menu items for the season: the red velvet whoopie pie and frozen salted caramel hot cocoa.
- Part of the new Disney Jollywood Nights hard-ticket event at Disney’s Hollywood Studios offers exclusive dining experiences, including Jazzy Holidays at the Hollywood Brown Derby. We were there to try everything on the menu.
Walt Disney World Resort Hotels
- The Disney100 gingerbread castle at Disney’s Contemporary Resort is now open and various sweet treats are available for purchase.
- The $450 Disney100 Minnie ear headband featuring Swarovski crystals is now available at Walt Disney World Resort.
- At the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Expo, Disney announced that the “Avatar” experience coming to Disneyland Resort will be at Disney California Adventure.
- Later the same day, Disneyland Resort officials stated that there was “no announcement made” regarding the location of the future Avatar experience.
- Disneyland Resort announced a few special food items, as well as a souvenir Life Day spork, coming to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in honor of the “Star Wars” holiday this year.
- Disney ¡Viva Navidad! Street Party returned to Disney California Adventure on November 10 as holiday festivities commenced across Disneyland Resort.
- Give your favorite beverage some festive flair with this new Chip & Dale Holiday Straw Clip that recently snuck its way into Disneyland Resort.
- After we got our first real look at the new stage in Downtown Disney District last week, it is now open and hosting performers to entertain guests in the evening.
- A new Holiday Olaf Bottle Topper has arrived at Disneyland Resort to coincide with the start of the holiday season at both Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure on November 10.
- A new retro-inspired Disney100 Mickey Mouse View-Master 3-D is now available at Disneyland Resort.
- It looks as though Disneyland Resort Magic Key holders have made the nice list this year, as a new Magic Key-exclusive Holiday Stainless Steel Tumbler has debuted at Disneyland Resort.
- Asha from “Wish” will begin appearing at Disneyland Paris on November 29, 2023, the same day as the film’s France release and a week after its U.S.A. release date.
Disney Cruise Line
- A Mickey Mouse Toy Soldier sipper is now available aboard Disney Cruise Line ships, instead of the popcorn bucket version available at the Disney Parks.
- Today, November 13, 2023, Disney celebrated their new terminal at their permanent cruise port location at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Entertainment and Media
- Disney Parks shared a video on Instagram of the beloved character of Figment at the headquarters of Walt Disney Studios, teasing the Figment movie we first heard about over a year ago.
- The last of the cards in Disney Lorcana: Rise of the Floodborn have been revealed via the game’s app.
WDW News Today
That’s it for today; we hope you enjoyed this Daily Recap. Thanks for stopping by, and we’ll see you tomorrow!