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 Wednesday, November 22, 2023.
Walt Disney World
- Menu boards have gone up in EPCOT for some of the Holiday Kitchens that will be available during the 2023 EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays, and they also include the prices of the dishes.
- During a recent visit to EPCOT, we spotted more Spaceship Earth-style panels had been installed on CommuniCore Hall, and continuing repainting efforts in the Canada Pavilion.
- Crush and Mr. Ray are back on the façade of The Seas With Nemo & Friends in EPCOT, and it looks like Bruce the shark will return soon.
- To celebrate today’s theatrical release of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ latest film, “Wish,” a new light show has made its debut at EPCOT on Spaceship Earth.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios
- Frosty has turned into frosting on the Melted Snowman Sugar Cookie that has returned to Disney’s Hollywood Studios for this year’s holiday season.
Walt Disney World Resort Hotels
- ‘Tis the season, as holiday decorations go up at Disney’s Contemporary Resort at Walt Disney World. We spotted the festive décor on a recent visit to the resort.
- Ginger and Debra have returned to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge for the 2023 holiday season.
- A colorful Christmas tree, garlands, and wreaths adorn Disney’s Art of Animation Resort for the 2023 holiday season at Walt Disney World.
- The holidays have arrived at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort in the form of garlands, wreaths, and Christmas trees throughout Old Port Royale.
- Wood-like paneling has recently been added to the exterior of an under-construction building at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground.
- Continuing the 2023 holiday season preparations, Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort has put up its festive décor.
- The Walt Disney World resort hotels are officially in the holiday spirit! Disney’s BoardWalk Inn recently got its holiday decorations installed.
Other Walt Disney World News
- Florida State Senator Linda Stewart is preparing to file a bill seeking to repeal Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ takeover of the former Reedy Creek Improvement District, which was replaced by the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District.
- The Orlando Sentinel obtained internal emails regarding the firings of two officials and two other employees from the Central Florida Tourism Oversight District.
- Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park will be closed for two full days this week as a cold front moves through Central Florida.
- A new 1st edition Holiday Rum Barrel Tiki mug will debut at Trader Sam’s Enchanted Tiki Bar in Disneyland Resort next week.
- Valentino and Star from the new film “Wish” have arrived at Disneyland Resort in the form of a popcorn bucket and sipper.
- To celebrate the release of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ new film, “Wish,” a lineup of new treats is coming to Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Paris.
Hong Kong Disneyland
- We visited the newly-opened World of Frozen at Hong Kong Disneyland to experience Wandering Oaken’s Sliding Sleighs, the first-ever “Frozen” roller coaster.
Entertainment and Media
- Tim Allen, the voice of Buzz Lightyear in the “Toy Story” franchise, has said that Disney has reached out to him and Tom Hanks (voice of Woody) about reprising their roles in another film.
WDW News Today
- Every year since 2008, WDW News Today has hosted a charity drive at the end of November to raise money for the Toys for Tots Foundation. To date, we have raised over $175,000 for this amazing organization with donations through our website and those made during our annual live program during the holiday season. This year, we are once again asking you to be a part of this holiday tradition where we continue Walt Disney’s dream and try to make a difference in the lives of those less fortunate.
That’s it for today; we hope you enjoyed this Daily Recap. Thanks for stopping by, and we’ll see you tomorrow!