WDWMAGIC.COM News http://www.wdwmagic.com The latest news from the WDWMAGIC web site Thu, 02 Jul 2020 19:12:04 GMT Thu, 02 Jul 2020 19:12:04 GMT en-gb http://www.wdwmagic.com WDWMAGIC.COM http://www.wdwmagic.com/images/logo_rss_144w.png 144 59 WDWMAGIC.COM Walt Disney World College Program suspended until further notice <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/02jul2020-walt-disney-world-college-program-suspended-until-further-notice.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37775.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Disney has proved an update today for College Program participants.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/02jul2020-walt-disney-world-college-program-suspended-until-further-notice.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/02jul2020-walt-disney-world-college-program-suspended-until-further-notice.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/02jul2020-walt-disney-world-college-program-suspended-until-further-notice.htm Thu, 02 Jul 2020 19:12:04 GMT Transportation options during the theme park phased reopening at Walt Disney World <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/transportation/ferry-boats/news/02jul2020-transportation-options-during-the-theme-park-phased-reopening-at-walt-disney-world.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/transportation/Fullsize/Ferry-boats_Full_11379.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Monorails, Watercraft, Skyliner and Buses will be available from July 11.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/transportation/ferry-boats/news/02jul2020-transportation-options-during-the-theme-park-phased-reopening-at-walt-disney-world.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/transportation/ferry-boats/news/02jul2020-transportation-options-during-the-theme-park-phased-reopening-at-walt-disney-world.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/transportation/ferry-boats/news/02jul2020-transportation-options-during-the-theme-park-phased-reopening-at-walt-disney-world.htm Thu, 02 Jul 2020 13:24:41 GMT Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort is now offering up to a 30 percent discount for Annual Passholders <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/walt-disney-world-swan/news/02jul2020-walt-disney-world-swan-and-dolphin-resort-is-now-offering-up-to-a-30-percent-discount-for-annual-passholders.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/resorts/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-World-Swan_Full_28122.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Reservations are available from July 29 and beyond.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/walt-disney-world-swan/news/02jul2020-walt-disney-world-swan-and-dolphin-resort-is-now-offering-up-to-a-30-percent-discount-for-annual-passholders.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/walt-disney-world-swan/news/02jul2020-walt-disney-world-swan-and-dolphin-resort-is-now-offering-up-to-a-30-percent-discount-for-annual-passholders.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/walt-disney-world-swan/news/02jul2020-walt-disney-world-swan-and-dolphin-resort-is-now-offering-up-to-a-30-percent-discount-for-annual-passholders.htm Thu, 02 Jul 2020 00:10:50 GMT PHOTOS - A look at the new Walt Disney World solar powered McDonald's <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/mcdonalds-all-star-resorts-area/news/01jul2020-photos---a-look-around-the-new-walt-disney-world-solar-powered-mcdonalds.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/dining/Fullsize/McDonalds-All-Star-Resorts-area_Full_38053.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The new McDonald's near to Disney's All Star Resort is designed to be energy and resource efficient.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/mcdonalds-all-star-resorts-area/news/01jul2020-photos---a-look-around-the-new-walt-disney-world-solar-powered-mcdonalds.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/mcdonalds-all-star-resorts-area/news/01jul2020-photos---a-look-around-the-new-walt-disney-world-solar-powered-mcdonalds.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/mcdonalds-all-star-resorts-area/news/01jul2020-photos---a-look-around-the-new-walt-disney-world-solar-powered-mcdonalds.htm Wed, 01 Jul 2020 13:05:52 GMT Walt Disney World monorail system to begin limited service from July 11 <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/transportation/monorail/news/01jul2020-walt-disney-world-monorail-system-to-begin-limited-service-from-july-11.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/transportation/Fullsize/Monorail_Full_38057.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The monorail will be available for the reopening day of the Magic Kingdom.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/transportation/monorail/news/01jul2020-walt-disney-world-monorail-system-to-begin-limited-service-from-july-11.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/transportation/monorail/news/01jul2020-walt-disney-world-monorail-system-to-begin-limited-service-from-july-11.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/transportation/monorail/news/01jul2020-walt-disney-world-monorail-system-to-begin-limited-service-from-july-11.htm Wed, 01 Jul 2020 12:45:23 GMT Disney Skyliner to resume operation on July 15 <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/transportation/walt-disney-world-gondola-system/news/01jul2020-disney-skyliner-to-resume-operation-on-july-15.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/transportation/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-World-Gondola-System_Full_36177.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The gondolas will resume flights alongside the reopening of EPCOT and the Studios.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/transportation/walt-disney-world-gondola-system/news/01jul2020-disney-skyliner-to-resume-operation-on-july-15.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/transportation/walt-disney-world-gondola-system/news/01jul2020-disney-skyliner-to-resume-operation-on-july-15.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/transportation/walt-disney-world-gondola-system/news/01jul2020-disney-skyliner-to-resume-operation-on-july-15.htm Wed, 01 Jul 2020 12:13:16 GMT PHOTOS - Aerial views of Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/star-wars-galactic-starcruiser/news/30jun2020-photos---aerial-views-of-star-wars-galactic-starcruiser.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/resorts/Fullsize/Star-Wars-Galactic-Starcruiser_Full_38033.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Construction on Walt Disney World's Star Wars themed hotel experience is on hold.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/star-wars-galactic-starcruiser/news/30jun2020-photos---aerial-views-of-star-wars-galactic-starcruiser.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/star-wars-galactic-starcruiser/news/30jun2020-photos---aerial-views-of-star-wars-galactic-starcruiser.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/star-wars-galactic-starcruiser/news/30jun2020-photos---aerial-views-of-star-wars-galactic-starcruiser.htm Tue, 30 Jun 2020 17:39:46 GMT European Union will not allow travelers from the U.S. when borders open July 1 <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/30jun2020-european-union-will-not-allow-travellers-from-the-u.s.-when-borders-open-july-1.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37775.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The rising number of COVID-19 cases across the United States means the country will be excluded from Europe's travel agreement.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/30jun2020-european-union-will-not-allow-travellers-from-the-u.s.-when-borders-open-july-1.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/30jun2020-european-union-will-not-allow-travellers-from-the-u.s.-when-borders-open-july-1.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/30jun2020-european-union-will-not-allow-travellers-from-the-u.s.-when-borders-open-july-1.htm Tue, 30 Jun 2020 16:58:15 GMT AMC Theatres pushes back Disney Springs reopening <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/amc-pleasure-island-24-theaters/news/30jun2020-amc-theatres-pushes-back-reopening.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/attractions/Fullsize/AMC-Pleasure-Island-24-Theaters_Full_37960.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The movie theatre reopening is moving back by at least 2 weeks.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/amc-pleasure-island-24-theaters/news/30jun2020-amc-theatres-pushes-back-reopening.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/amc-pleasure-island-24-theaters/news/30jun2020-amc-theatres-pushes-back-reopening.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/amc-pleasure-island-24-theaters/news/30jun2020-amc-theatres-pushes-back-reopening.htm Tue, 30 Jun 2020 14:56:20 GMT Cirque du Soleil files for bankruptcy and terminates 3480 employees <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/cirque-du-soleil/news/29jun2020-cirque-du-soleil-files-for-bankruptcy-and-terminates-3480-employees.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/elements/Cirque-du-Soleil.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;scale=both;encoder=freeimage;quality=60;progressive=true"></a></div>It remains unclear if the DisneyS prongs show will be able to restart.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/cirque-du-soleil/news/29jun2020-cirque-du-soleil-files-for-bankruptcy-and-terminates-3480-employees.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/cirque-du-soleil/news/29jun2020-cirque-du-soleil-files-for-bankruptcy-and-terminates-3480-employees.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/cirque-du-soleil/news/29jun2020-cirque-du-soleil-files-for-bankruptcy-and-terminates-3480-employees.htm Mon, 29 Jun 2020 19:49:20 GMT EPCOT's Garden Grill to offer a modified character experience when it reopens on July 15 <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/garden-grill-restaurant/news/29jun2020-epcots-garden-grill-to-offer-a-modified-character-experience-when-it-reopens-on-july-15.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/dining/Fullsize/Garden-Grill-Restaurant_Full_29956.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The restaurant in The Land pavilion is so far the only in-park character dining experience to be available when the parks reopen.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/garden-grill-restaurant/news/29jun2020-epcots-garden-grill-to-offer-a-modified-character-experience-when-it-reopens-on-july-15.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/garden-grill-restaurant/news/29jun2020-epcots-garden-grill-to-offer-a-modified-character-experience-when-it-reopens-on-july-15.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/garden-grill-restaurant/news/29jun2020-epcots-garden-grill-to-offer-a-modified-character-experience-when-it-reopens-on-july-15.htm Mon, 29 Jun 2020 17:43:44 GMT Oga's Cantina removed from the reopening line-up at Disney's Hollywood Studios <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/ogas-cantina/news/29jun2020-ogas-cantina-removed-from-teh-reopening-restaurant-line-up.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/dining/Fullsize/Ogas-Cantina_Full_35790.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The lounge in Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge is a popular spot, but has very low capacity and a cramped interior.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/ogas-cantina/news/29jun2020-ogas-cantina-removed-from-teh-reopening-restaurant-line-up.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/ogas-cantina/news/29jun2020-ogas-cantina-removed-from-teh-reopening-restaurant-line-up.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/ogas-cantina/news/29jun2020-ogas-cantina-removed-from-teh-reopening-restaurant-line-up.htm Mon, 29 Jun 2020 17:24:50 GMT Disney to open Walt Disney World dining reservations for guests with prior cancellations <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/29jun2020-disney-to-open-walt-disney-world-dining-reservations-for-guests-with-prior-cancellations.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37775.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Reservations will open on June 30 for guests with dining reservations cancelled during the COVID-19 closure.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/29jun2020-disney-to-open-walt-disney-world-dining-reservations-for-guests-with-prior-cancellations.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/29jun2020-disney-to-open-walt-disney-world-dining-reservations-for-guests-with-prior-cancellations.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/29jun2020-disney-to-open-walt-disney-world-dining-reservations-for-guests-with-prior-cancellations.htm Mon, 29 Jun 2020 17:06:06 GMT Registration now open for Walt Disney World reopening passholder previews <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/annual-pass/news/29jun2020-registration-now-open-for-walt-disney-world-reopening-passholder-previews.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/elements/Annual-Pass.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;scale=both;encoder=freeimage;quality=60;progressive=true"></a></div>Special preview at Magic Kingdom or Disney’s Animal Kingdom on July 9 or 10.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/annual-pass/news/29jun2020-registration-now-open-for-walt-disney-world-reopening-passholder-previews.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/annual-pass/news/29jun2020-registration-now-open-for-walt-disney-world-reopening-passholder-previews.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/annual-pass/news/29jun2020-registration-now-open-for-walt-disney-world-reopening-passholder-previews.htm Mon, 29 Jun 2020 15:10:03 GMT Joe Rohde comments on Expedition Everest's broken Yeti animatronic <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/expedition-everest/news/29jun2020-joe-rohde-comments-on-expedition-everests-broken-yeti-animatronic-.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/attractions/Fullsize/Expedition-Everest_Full_38031.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The main special effect in Expedition Everest has now been broken for more than 13 years.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/expedition-everest/news/29jun2020-joe-rohde-comments-on-expedition-everests-broken-yeti-animatronic-.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/expedition-everest/news/29jun2020-joe-rohde-comments-on-expedition-everests-broken-yeti-animatronic-.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/expedition-everest/news/29jun2020-joe-rohde-comments-on-expedition-everests-broken-yeti-animatronic-.htm Mon, 29 Jun 2020 13:00:11 GMT Disney Parks Pass opens for regular tickets completing the roll out to all guests with existing tickets <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/28jun2020-disney-parks-pass-opens-for-regular-tickets-completing-the-roll-out-to-all-guests.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/MyMagicPlus_Full_38030.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Walt Disney World's theme park reservation is now open for all guests.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/28jun2020-disney-parks-pass-opens-for-regular-tickets-completing-the-roll-out-to-all-guests.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/28jun2020-disney-parks-pass-opens-for-regular-tickets-completing-the-roll-out-to-all-guests.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/28jun2020-disney-parks-pass-opens-for-regular-tickets-completing-the-roll-out-to-all-guests.htm Sun, 28 Jun 2020 11:44:09 GMT D23 postpones 2020 Destination D event at Walt Disney World <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/d23/news/26jun2020-d23-postpones-2020-destination-d-event-at-walt-disney-world.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/D23_Full_30128.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The official Disney fan club event will move to 2021.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/d23/news/26jun2020-d23-postpones-2020-destination-d-event-at-walt-disney-world.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/d23/news/26jun2020-d23-postpones-2020-destination-d-event-at-walt-disney-world.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/d23/news/26jun2020-d23-postpones-2020-destination-d-event-at-walt-disney-world.htm Fri, 26 Jun 2020 18:09:40 GMT NBA deal with Walt Disney World to resume season finally gets the official go-ahead <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/espn-wide-world-of-sports/news/26jun2020-nba-deal-with-walt-disney-world-finally-gets-the-official-go-ahead.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/attractions/Fullsize/ESPN-Wide-World-of-Sports_Full_30266.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Game play will resume on July 30 with 22 teams at the ESPN Wide World of Sports.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/espn-wide-world-of-sports/news/26jun2020-nba-deal-with-walt-disney-world-finally-gets-the-official-go-ahead.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/espn-wide-world-of-sports/news/26jun2020-nba-deal-with-walt-disney-world-finally-gets-the-official-go-ahead.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/espn-wide-world-of-sports/news/26jun2020-nba-deal-with-walt-disney-world-finally-gets-the-official-go-ahead.htm Fri, 26 Jun 2020 16:50:43 GMT Alcohol consumption is suspended on premises state-wide in Florida as attempts are made to curb rising COVID-19 cases <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/26jun2020-alcohol-consumption-is-suspended-on-premises-state-wide-in-florida-as-attempts-are-made-to-curb-rising-covid-19-cases.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37775.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Walt Disney World's bars will be impacted by new guidelines effective today.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/26jun2020-alcohol-consumption-is-suspended-on-premises-state-wide-in-florida-as-attempts-are-made-to-curb-rising-covid-19-cases.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/26jun2020-alcohol-consumption-is-suspended-on-premises-state-wide-in-florida-as-attempts-are-made-to-curb-rising-covid-19-cases.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/26jun2020-alcohol-consumption-is-suspended-on-premises-state-wide-in-florida-as-attempts-are-made-to-curb-rising-covid-19-cases.htm Fri, 26 Jun 2020 15:38:25 GMT Europe's largest tour operator cancels all Disney vacations because new COVID-19 regulations would 'significantly impact the experience' <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/26jun2020-europes-largest-tour-operator-cancels-all-florida-vacations-because-new-covid-19-regulations-would-significantly-impact-the-experience.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37997.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>All flights from the United Kingdom and Ireland are cancelled until December amid COVID-19 uncertainty.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/26jun2020-europes-largest-tour-operator-cancels-all-florida-vacations-because-new-covid-19-regulations-would-significantly-impact-the-experience.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/26jun2020-europes-largest-tour-operator-cancels-all-florida-vacations-because-new-covid-19-regulations-would-significantly-impact-the-experience.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/26jun2020-europes-largest-tour-operator-cancels-all-florida-vacations-because-new-covid-19-regulations-would-significantly-impact-the-experience.htm Fri, 26 Jun 2020 15:22:14 GMT Florida sees massive rise in new COVID-19 cases to almost 9000 in today's Florida Health Department report <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/26jun2020-florida-see-massive-rise-in-new-covid-19-cases-to-almost-9000-reported-yesterday.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_38028.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Florida shatters its record for the most number of new cases reported in a single day.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/26jun2020-florida-see-massive-rise-in-new-covid-19-cases-to-almost-9000-reported-yesterday.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/26jun2020-florida-see-massive-rise-in-new-covid-19-cases-to-almost-9000-reported-yesterday.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/26jun2020-florida-see-massive-rise-in-new-covid-19-cases-to-almost-9000-reported-yesterday.htm Fri, 26 Jun 2020 14:40:42 GMT Annual Pass reservations open for Disney Park Pass and quickly reach capacity for early weeks <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/26jun2020-annual-pass-reservations-open-for-disney-park-pass-and-quickly-reach-capacity-for-early-weeks.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/MyMagicPlus_Full_38027.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>As expected, many days are no longer available for passholders using Disney Park Pass.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/26jun2020-annual-pass-reservations-open-for-disney-park-pass-and-quickly-reach-capacity-for-early-weeks.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/26jun2020-annual-pass-reservations-open-for-disney-park-pass-and-quickly-reach-capacity-for-early-weeks.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/26jun2020-annual-pass-reservations-open-for-disney-park-pass-and-quickly-reach-capacity-for-early-weeks.htm Fri, 26 Jun 2020 12:37:46 GMT Actors Equity Union calls for Walt Disney World to delay reopening <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/25jun2020-actors-equity-union-calls-for-walt-disney-world-to-delay-reopening-.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37772.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The union that represents many of Walt Disney World's performers wants more testing and few new cases of COVID-19 before reopening.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/25jun2020-actors-equity-union-calls-for-walt-disney-world-to-delay-reopening-.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/25jun2020-actors-equity-union-calls-for-walt-disney-world-to-delay-reopening-.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/25jun2020-actors-equity-union-calls-for-walt-disney-world-to-delay-reopening-.htm Thu, 25 Jun 2020 22:46:22 GMT Splash Mountain to be rethemed to The Princess and the Frog <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/splash-mountain/news/25jun2020-splash-mountain-to-be-rethemed-to-the-princess-and-the-frog.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/attractions/Fullsize/Splash-Mountain_Full_38026.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The massively popular Magic Kingdom ride loosely based on Song of the South will be rethemed.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/splash-mountain/news/25jun2020-splash-mountain-to-be-rethemed-to-the-princess-and-the-frog.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/splash-mountain/news/25jun2020-splash-mountain-to-be-rethemed-to-the-princess-and-the-frog.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/splash-mountain/news/25jun2020-splash-mountain-to-be-rethemed-to-the-princess-and-the-frog.htm Thu, 25 Jun 2020 16:14:14 GMT Walt Disney World leaders reiterate that their reopening plans continue <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/25jun2020-walt-disney-world-leaders-reiterate-that-their-reopening-plans-continue.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37997.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Disney clarifies that delays in California will not impact operations in Florida.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/25jun2020-walt-disney-world-leaders-reiterate-that-their-reopening-plans-continue.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/25jun2020-walt-disney-world-leaders-reiterate-that-their-reopening-plans-continue.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/25jun2020-walt-disney-world-leaders-reiterate-that-their-reopening-plans-continue.htm Thu, 25 Jun 2020 16:03:25 GMT How Walt Disney World's future may evolve from MagicBands to smart devices <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/25jun2020-how-walt-disney-worlds-future-may-evolve-from-magicbands-to-smart-devices.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/elements/MyMagicPlus.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;scale=both;encoder=freeimage;quality=60;progressive=true"></a></div>Disney is ending complimentary MagicBand distribution to Disney Resort hotel guests.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/25jun2020-how-walt-disney-worlds-future-may-evolve-from-magicbands-to-smart-devices.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/25jun2020-how-walt-disney-worlds-future-may-evolve-from-magicbands-to-smart-devices.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/25jun2020-how-walt-disney-worlds-future-may-evolve-from-magicbands-to-smart-devices.htm Thu, 25 Jun 2020 13:12:51 GMT Walt Disney World Ambassadors term extended for another year <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/25jun2020-walt-disney-world-ambassadors-term-extended-for-another-year.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_38020.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Marilyn West and Stephen Lim will continue on during this difficult period.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/25jun2020-walt-disney-world-ambassadors-term-extended-for-another-year.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/25jun2020-walt-disney-world-ambassadors-term-extended-for-another-year.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/25jun2020-walt-disney-world-ambassadors-term-extended-for-another-year.htm Thu, 25 Jun 2020 00:53:37 GMT Disneyland Resort delays its reopening <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/25jun2020-disneyland-resort-delays-its-reopening.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37775.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The original plans for a July 17 reopening are now on hold as the State of California delays its theme park reopening guidelines.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/25jun2020-disneyland-resort-delays-its-reopening.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/25jun2020-disneyland-resort-delays-its-reopening.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/25jun2020-disneyland-resort-delays-its-reopening.htm Thu, 25 Jun 2020 00:39:15 GMT Florida begins using cell phone Emergency Alerts to broadcast COVID-19 guidelines and introduces 'Three Cs' <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/24jun2020-florida-begins-using-cell-phone-emergency-alerts-to-broadcast-covid-19-guidelines-and-introduces-three-cs.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_38016.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Florida is moving to reinforce COVID-19 mitigation measures among the community.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/24jun2020-florida-begins-using-cell-phone-emergency-alerts-to-broadcast-covid-19-guidelines-and-introduces-three-cs.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/24jun2020-florida-begins-using-cell-phone-emergency-alerts-to-broadcast-covid-19-guidelines-and-introduces-three-cs.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/24jun2020-florida-begins-using-cell-phone-emergency-alerts-to-broadcast-covid-19-guidelines-and-introduces-three-cs.htm Wed, 24 Jun 2020 19:36:03 GMT More days reach capacity for resort guests using Disney Parks Pass <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/24jun2020-more-days-reach-capacity-for-resort-guests-using-disney-parks-pass.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/MyMagicPlus_Full_38014.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The two parks with lowest capacity are reaching capacity for resort guests on some days.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/24jun2020-more-days-reach-capacity-for-resort-guests-using-disney-parks-pass.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/24jun2020-more-days-reach-capacity-for-resort-guests-using-disney-parks-pass.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/24jun2020-more-days-reach-capacity-for-resort-guests-using-disney-parks-pass.htm Wed, 24 Jun 2020 18:16:19 GMT Everglazed Donuts and Cold Brew coming to Disney Springs <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/everglazed-donuts-and-cold-brew/news/24jun2020-everglazed-donuts-and-cold-brew-coming-to-disney-springs.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/dining/Fullsize/Everglazed-Donuts-and-Cold-Brew_Full_38013.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Disney Springs will have a new donut shop later this year.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/everglazed-donuts-and-cold-brew/news/24jun2020-everglazed-donuts-and-cold-brew-coming-to-disney-springs.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/everglazed-donuts-and-cold-brew/news/24jun2020-everglazed-donuts-and-cold-brew-coming-to-disney-springs.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/everglazed-donuts-and-cold-brew/news/24jun2020-everglazed-donuts-and-cold-brew-coming-to-disney-springs.htm Wed, 24 Jun 2020 16:30:05 GMT New York, New Jersey, Connecticut to require 14 day quarantine for travelers arriving from Florida <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/24jun2020-new-york-new-jersey-connecticut-to-require-14-day-quarantine-for-travelers-arriving-from-florida.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37772.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Florida is one of nine states that the Tri-State governors consider to be a place of high infection rates and aims to limit exposure.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/24jun2020-new-york-new-jersey-connecticut-to-require-14-day-quarantine-for-travelers-arriving-from-florida.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/24jun2020-new-york-new-jersey-connecticut-to-require-14-day-quarantine-for-travelers-arriving-from-florida.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/24jun2020-new-york-new-jersey-connecticut-to-require-14-day-quarantine-for-travelers-arriving-from-florida.htm Wed, 24 Jun 2020 15:55:51 GMT Florida continues to see COVID-19 surge with a record high day yesterday of more than 5500 new cases <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/24jun2020-florida-continues-to-see-covid-19-surge-with-a-record-high-day-yesterday-of-more-than-5500-new-cases.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_38012.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>With just over two weeks to go until Walt Disney World's theme parks open, COVID-19 is surging in Central Florida.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/24jun2020-florida-continues-to-see-covid-19-surge-with-a-record-high-day-yesterday-of-more-than-5500-new-cases.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/24jun2020-florida-continues-to-see-covid-19-surge-with-a-record-high-day-yesterday-of-more-than-5500-new-cases.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/24jun2020-florida-continues-to-see-covid-19-surge-with-a-record-high-day-yesterday-of-more-than-5500-new-cases.htm Wed, 24 Jun 2020 15:11:51 GMT 2021 Walt Disney World Resort hotels now available for booking <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/walt-disney-world-resorts-information/news/24jun2020-2021-walt-disney-world-resort-hotels-now-available-for-booking.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/elements/Walt-Disney-World-Resorts-information.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;scale=both;encoder=freeimage;quality=60;progressive=true"></a></div>Disney is reopening booking for its resort hotels for 2021 today.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/walt-disney-world-resorts-information/news/24jun2020-2021-walt-disney-world-resort-hotels-now-available-for-booking.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/walt-disney-world-resorts-information/news/24jun2020-2021-walt-disney-world-resort-hotels-now-available-for-booking.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/walt-disney-world-resorts-information/news/24jun2020-2021-walt-disney-world-resort-hotels-now-available-for-booking.htm Wed, 24 Jun 2020 10:36:42 GMT Virgin Atlantic delays its return of flights to Orlando <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/23jun2020-virgin-atlantic-delays-its-return-of-flights-to-orlando.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_38011.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The originally announced July 20 date for resuming service has been pushed back more than a month into late August.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/23jun2020-virgin-atlantic-delays-its-return-of-flights-to-orlando.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/23jun2020-virgin-atlantic-delays-its-return-of-flights-to-orlando.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/23jun2020-virgin-atlantic-delays-its-return-of-flights-to-orlando.htm Tue, 23 Jun 2020 20:00:36 GMT Tokyo Disney Resort to reopen July 1 <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/23jun2020-tokyo-disney-resort-to-reopen-july-1.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37997.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Both Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea will reopen with new health and safety measures.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/23jun2020-tokyo-disney-resort-to-reopen-july-1.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/23jun2020-tokyo-disney-resort-to-reopen-july-1.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/23jun2020-tokyo-disney-resort-to-reopen-july-1.htm Tue, 23 Jun 2020 16:14:03 GMT Full listing of Walt Disney World theme park reopening dining locations <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/23jun2020-full-listing-of-walt-disney-world-theme-park-reopening-dining-locations-.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37997.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>See what restaurants will be available when the parks reopen in mid July,<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/23jun2020-full-listing-of-walt-disney-world-theme-park-reopening-dining-locations-.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/23jun2020-full-listing-of-walt-disney-world-theme-park-reopening-dining-locations-.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/23jun2020-full-listing-of-walt-disney-world-theme-park-reopening-dining-locations-.htm Tue, 23 Jun 2020 13:34:03 GMT Be Our Guest Restaurant confirmed to end breakfast and become table service only <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/be-our-guest-restaurant/news/22jun2020-be-our-guest-restaurant-confirmed-to-end-breakfast-and-become-table-service-only.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/dining/Fullsize/Be-Our-Guest-Restaurant_Full_17301.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Lunch and diner will continue at Be Our Guest, but exclusively table service.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/be-our-guest-restaurant/news/22jun2020-be-our-guest-restaurant-confirmed-to-end-breakfast-and-become-table-service-only.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/be-our-guest-restaurant/news/22jun2020-be-our-guest-restaurant-confirmed-to-end-breakfast-and-become-table-service-only.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/be-our-guest-restaurant/news/22jun2020-be-our-guest-restaurant-confirmed-to-end-breakfast-and-become-table-service-only.htm Mon, 22 Jun 2020 19:42:13 GMT Disney's Hollywood Studios is the first park to hit capacity for Disney Park Pass availability <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/disneys-hollywood-studios/news/22jun2020-disneys-hollywood-studios-is-the-first-part-to-hit-capacity-for-disney-park-pass-availability.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/attractions/Fullsize/Disneys-Hollywood-Studios_Full_25904.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The park's first two days of its reopening are already at capacity.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/disneys-hollywood-studios/news/22jun2020-disneys-hollywood-studios-is-the-first-part-to-hit-capacity-for-disney-park-pass-availability.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/disneys-hollywood-studios/news/22jun2020-disneys-hollywood-studios-is-the-first-part-to-hit-capacity-for-disney-park-pass-availability.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/disneys-hollywood-studios/news/22jun2020-disneys-hollywood-studios-is-the-first-part-to-hit-capacity-for-disney-park-pass-availability.htm Mon, 22 Jun 2020 18:52:32 GMT Disneyland Paris to reopen July 15 <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/22jun2020-disneyland-paris-to-reopen-july-15.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_38008.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Disneyland Paris has been closed since March, and will begin a phased reopening in mid-July.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/22jun2020-disneyland-paris-to-reopen-july-15.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/22jun2020-disneyland-paris-to-reopen-july-15.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/22jun2020-disneyland-paris-to-reopen-july-15.htm Mon, 22 Jun 2020 13:14:45 GMT Disney Parks Pass reservations begin and new availability calendar now available <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/22jun2020-disney-parks-pass-reservations-begin-and-new-availability-calendar-now-available.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/MyMagicPlus_Full_38007.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>You can view park availability before you buy tickets with a new Disney Parks Pass calendar.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/22jun2020-disney-parks-pass-reservations-begin-and-new-availability-calendar-now-available.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/22jun2020-disney-parks-pass-reservations-begin-and-new-availability-calendar-now-available.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/22jun2020-disney-parks-pass-reservations-begin-and-new-availability-calendar-now-available.htm Mon, 22 Jun 2020 12:18:26 GMT Disney announces more Walt Disney World Resort hotel reopenings <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/21jun2020-disney-annonces-more-walt-disney-world-resort-hotel-openings.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37997.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Most Walt Disney World resort hotels will open in phases through to October 2020<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/21jun2020-disney-annonces-more-walt-disney-world-resort-hotel-openings.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/21jun2020-disney-annonces-more-walt-disney-world-resort-hotel-openings.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/21jun2020-disney-annonces-more-walt-disney-world-resort-hotel-openings.htm Sun, 21 Jun 2020 21:34:24 GMT Spaceship Earth changes officially paused as Disney confirms it will reopen along with EPCOT on July 15 <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/spaceship-earth/news/20jun2020-spaceship-earth-changes-officially-paused-as-disney-confirms-it-will-reopen-along-with-epcot-on-july-15.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/attractions/Fullsize/Spaceship-Earth_Full_37483.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Fans of the existing Spaceship Earth will have more time to enjoy the ride.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/spaceship-earth/news/20jun2020-spaceship-earth-changes-officially-paused-as-disney-confirms-it-will-reopen-along-with-epcot-on-july-15.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/spaceship-earth/news/20jun2020-spaceship-earth-changes-officially-paused-as-disney-confirms-it-will-reopen-along-with-epcot-on-july-15.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/spaceship-earth/news/20jun2020-spaceship-earth-changes-officially-paused-as-disney-confirms-it-will-reopen-along-with-epcot-on-july-15.htm Sat, 20 Jun 2020 17:40:48 GMT No virtual queues, single rider line or FastPass+ when the Walt Disney World parks reopen <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/20jun2020-no-virtual-queues,-single-rider-or-fastpass-when-the-walt-disney-world-parks-reopen.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37772.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Walt Disney World will use a much simpler queue system post COVID-19 shutdown.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/20jun2020-no-virtual-queues,-single-rider-or-fastpass-when-the-walt-disney-world-parks-reopen.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/20jun2020-no-virtual-queues,-single-rider-or-fastpass-when-the-walt-disney-world-parks-reopen.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/20jun2020-no-virtual-queues,-single-rider-or-fastpass-when-the-walt-disney-world-parks-reopen.htm Sat, 20 Jun 2020 17:30:32 GMT Full listing of attractions, shopping and entertainment for Walt Disney World's reopening <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/20jun2020-full-listing-of-attractions,-shopping-and-entertainment-for-walt-disney-worlds-reopening.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37775.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The majority of attractions will be operating when the parks reopen from COVID-19 closures.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/20jun2020-full-listing-of-attractions,-shopping-and-entertainment-for-walt-disney-worlds-reopening.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/20jun2020-full-listing-of-attractions,-shopping-and-entertainment-for-walt-disney-worlds-reopening.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/20jun2020-full-listing-of-attractions,-shopping-and-entertainment-for-walt-disney-worlds-reopening.htm Sat, 20 Jun 2020 16:12:59 GMT More details on the attractions and entertainment line-up for Walt Disney World's reopening <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/20jun2020-more-details-on-the-attractions-and-entertainment-line-up-for-walt-disney-worlds-reopening.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_38005.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance and AVATAR Flight of Passage are among the attractions that will be open.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/20jun2020-more-details-on-the-attractions-and-entertainment-line-up-for-walt-disney-worlds-reopening.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/20jun2020-more-details-on-the-attractions-and-entertainment-line-up-for-walt-disney-worlds-reopening.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/20jun2020-more-details-on-the-attractions-and-entertainment-line-up-for-walt-disney-worlds-reopening.htm Sat, 20 Jun 2020 15:06:12 GMT Cast Member previews to begin July 7 at Walt Disney World <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/19jun2020-cast-member-previews-to-begin-july-7-at-walt-disney-world.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37997.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Disney employees will be among the first to experience the new health and safety measures at the theme parks.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/19jun2020-cast-member-previews-to-begin-july-7-at-walt-disney-world.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/19jun2020-cast-member-previews-to-begin-july-7-at-walt-disney-world.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/19jun2020-cast-member-previews-to-begin-july-7-at-walt-disney-world.htm Fri, 19 Jun 2020 19:58:04 GMT Disney extending Walt Disney World Annual Pass duration by an additional month <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/annual-pass/news/19jun2020-disney-extending-walt-disney-world-annual-pass-duration-by-an-additional-month.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/elements/Annual-Pass.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;scale=both;encoder=freeimage;quality=60;progressive=true"></a></div>This additional month will automatically be applied to your My Disney Experience account in October 2020.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/annual-pass/news/19jun2020-disney-extending-walt-disney-world-annual-pass-duration-by-an-additional-month.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/annual-pass/news/19jun2020-disney-extending-walt-disney-world-annual-pass-duration-by-an-additional-month.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/annual-pass/news/19jun2020-disney-extending-walt-disney-world-annual-pass-duration-by-an-additional-month.htm Fri, 19 Jun 2020 19:50:05 GMT Annual Passholder previews at Magic Kingdom and Disney's Animal Kingdom to take place July 9 and 10 <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/annual-pass/news/19jun2020-annual-passholder-previews-at-magic-kingdom-and-disneys-animal-kingdom-to-take-place-july-9-and-10.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/elements/Annual-Pass.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;scale=both;encoder=freeimage;quality=60;progressive=true"></a></div>Passholders will be able to experience the parks a few days ahead of the official reopening on July 11<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/annual-pass/news/19jun2020-annual-passholder-previews-at-magic-kingdom-and-disneys-animal-kingdom-to-take-place-july-9-and-10.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/annual-pass/news/19jun2020-annual-passholder-previews-at-magic-kingdom-and-disneys-animal-kingdom-to-take-place-july-9-and-10.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/annual-pass/news/19jun2020-annual-passholder-previews-at-magic-kingdom-and-disneys-animal-kingdom-to-take-place-july-9-and-10.htm Fri, 19 Jun 2020 19:38:08 GMT Walt Disney World Annual Passholders will be able to make theme park reservations for 3 days <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/annual-pass/news/19jun2020-walt-disney-world-annual-passholders-will-be-able-to-make-theme-park-reservations-for-3-days.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/elements/Annual-Pass.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;scale=both;encoder=freeimage;quality=60;progressive=true"></a></div>Moire details for Passholders using the Walt Disney World theme park reservation system - Disney Park Pass.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/annual-pass/news/19jun2020-walt-disney-world-annual-passholders-will-be-able-to-make-theme-park-reservations-for-3-days.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/annual-pass/news/19jun2020-walt-disney-world-annual-passholders-will-be-able-to-make-theme-park-reservations-for-3-days.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/annual-pass/news/19jun2020-walt-disney-world-annual-passholders-will-be-able-to-make-theme-park-reservations-for-3-days.htm Fri, 19 Jun 2020 19:30:43 GMT Disney will be ending complimentary MagicBand distribution to Disney Resort hotel guests as it moves to smart devices <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/19jun2020-disney-will-be-ending-complimentary-magicband-distribution-to-disney-resort-hotel-guests.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/elements/MyMagicPlus.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;scale=both;encoder=freeimage;quality=60;progressive=true"></a></div>Disney is moving to using guest's own smart devices in 2021.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/19jun2020-disney-will-be-ending-complimentary-magicband-distribution-to-disney-resort-hotel-guests.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/19jun2020-disney-will-be-ending-complimentary-magicband-distribution-to-disney-resort-hotel-guests.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/mymagicplus/news/19jun2020-disney-will-be-ending-complimentary-magicband-distribution-to-disney-resort-hotel-guests.htm Fri, 19 Jun 2020 14:54:54 GMT Disney announces more details on its Disney Park Pass System for Walt Disney World theme park reservations <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/19jun2020-disney-announces-more-details-on-its-disney-park-pass-system-for-walt-disney-world.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37772.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Park reservations will get underway next week and are planned to run through to September 2021.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/19jun2020-disney-announces-more-details-on-its-disney-park-pass-system-for-walt-disney-world.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/19jun2020-disney-announces-more-details-on-its-disney-park-pass-system-for-walt-disney-world.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/19jun2020-disney-announces-more-details-on-its-disney-park-pass-system-for-walt-disney-world.htm Fri, 19 Jun 2020 14:43:37 GMT Walt Disney World theme park reservation system expected to go live on June 22 <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/19jun2020-walt-disney-world-park-reservation-system-expected-to-go-live-on-june-22.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37997.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Expect to hear more about Disney's plans for reserving a day at one of its theme parks later today.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/19jun2020-walt-disney-world-park-reservation-system-expected-to-go-live-on-june-22.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/19jun2020-walt-disney-world-park-reservation-system-expected-to-go-live-on-june-22.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/19jun2020-walt-disney-world-park-reservation-system-expected-to-go-live-on-june-22.htm Fri, 19 Jun 2020 14:27:32 GMT Walt Disney World tours, dessert parties and dining events cancelled <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/19jun2020-walt-disney-world-tours,-dessert-parties-and-dining-events-cancelled.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37997.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Although expected, Disney has now confirmed that most tours and experiences are cancelled.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/19jun2020-walt-disney-world-tours,-dessert-parties-and-dining-events-cancelled.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/19jun2020-walt-disney-world-tours,-dessert-parties-and-dining-events-cancelled.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/19jun2020-walt-disney-world-tours,-dessert-parties-and-dining-events-cancelled.htm Fri, 19 Jun 2020 13:26:53 GMT PHOTOS - Aerial pictures show kiosks in position for the modified EPCOT Food and Wine Festival <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/events/international-food-and-wine-festival/news/19jun2020-photos---aerial-pictures-show-kiosk-in-position-for-the-modified-epcot-food-and-wine-festival.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/events/Fullsize/International-Food-and-Wine-Festival_Full_25561.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>'A Taste of EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival' will begin alongside the reopening of EPCOT on July 15.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/events/international-food-and-wine-festival/news/19jun2020-photos---aerial-pictures-show-kiosk-in-position-for-the-modified-epcot-food-and-wine-festival.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/events/international-food-and-wine-festival/news/19jun2020-photos---aerial-pictures-show-kiosk-in-position-for-the-modified-epcot-food-and-wine-festival.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/events/international-food-and-wine-festival/news/19jun2020-photos---aerial-pictures-show-kiosk-in-position-for-the-modified-epcot-food-and-wine-festival.htm Fri, 19 Jun 2020 12:32:14 GMT AMC plans to reopens its theatres beginning July 15 <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/amc-pleasure-island-24-theaters/news/19jun2020-amc-plans-to-reopens-its-theaters-beginning-july-15.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/attractions/Fullsize/AMC-Pleasure-Island-24-Theaters_Full_37960.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The movie theatre at Disney Springs is expected to be open by the end of July.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/amc-pleasure-island-24-theaters/news/19jun2020-amc-plans-to-reopens-its-theaters-beginning-july-15.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/amc-pleasure-island-24-theaters/news/19jun2020-amc-plans-to-reopens-its-theaters-beginning-july-15.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/amc-pleasure-island-24-theaters/news/19jun2020-amc-plans-to-reopens-its-theaters-beginning-july-15.htm Fri, 19 Jun 2020 12:13:46 GMT Disney H2O Glow Nights at Typhoon Lagoon cancelled for 2020 <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/typhoon-lagoon/news/19jun2020-disney-h2o-glow-nights-at-typhoon-lagoon-cancelled-for-2020.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/elements/Typhoon-Lagoon.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;scale=both;encoder=freeimage;quality=60;progressive=true"></a></div>The after hours event at the Typhoon Lagoon water park will not take place this summer.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/typhoon-lagoon/news/19jun2020-disney-h2o-glow-nights-at-typhoon-lagoon-cancelled-for-2020.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/typhoon-lagoon/news/19jun2020-disney-h2o-glow-nights-at-typhoon-lagoon-cancelled-for-2020.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/typhoon-lagoon/news/19jun2020-disney-h2o-glow-nights-at-typhoon-lagoon-cancelled-for-2020.htm Fri, 19 Jun 2020 00:52:15 GMT An abbreviated Food and Wine Festival to debut July 15 at Epcot <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/events/international-food-and-wine-festival/news/19jun2020-an-abbreviated-food-and-wine-festival-to-debut-july-15-at-epcot.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/events/Fullsize/International-Food-and-Wine-Festival_Full_25561.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>A Taste of EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival' will feature over 20 signature global marketplaces.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/events/international-food-and-wine-festival/news/19jun2020-an-abbreviated-food-and-wine-festival-to-debut-july-15-at-epcot.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/events/international-food-and-wine-festival/news/19jun2020-an-abbreviated-food-and-wine-festival-to-debut-july-15-at-epcot.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/events/international-food-and-wine-festival/news/19jun2020-an-abbreviated-food-and-wine-festival-to-debut-july-15-at-epcot.htm Fri, 19 Jun 2020 00:43:12 GMT Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party 2020 cancelled <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/events/mickeys-not-so-scary-halloween-party/news/19jun2020-mickeys-not-so-scary-halloween-party-2020-cancelled.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/events/Fullsize/Mickeys-Not-So-Scary-Halloween-Party_Full_21772.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Disney is cancelling the popular Halloween Party nights at the Magic Kingdom due to COVID-19.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/events/mickeys-not-so-scary-halloween-party/news/19jun2020-mickeys-not-so-scary-halloween-party-2020-cancelled.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/events/mickeys-not-so-scary-halloween-party/news/19jun2020-mickeys-not-so-scary-halloween-party-2020-cancelled.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/events/mickeys-not-so-scary-halloween-party/news/19jun2020-mickeys-not-so-scary-halloween-party-2020-cancelled.htm Fri, 19 Jun 2020 00:36:32 GMT Orange County to require face masks to be worn in public amid rising COVID-19 cases <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/18jun2020-orange-county-to-require-face-masks-to-be-worn-in-public-amid-rising-covid-19-cases.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37772.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Mayor Jerry Demings acts in the midst of rapidly rising cases of COVID-19 in Central Florida.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/18jun2020-orange-county-to-require-face-masks-to-be-worn-in-public-amid-rising-covid-19-cases.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/18jun2020-orange-county-to-require-face-masks-to-be-worn-in-public-amid-rising-covid-19-cases.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/18jun2020-orange-county-to-require-face-masks-to-be-worn-in-public-amid-rising-covid-19-cases.htm Thu, 18 Jun 2020 22:05:17 GMT Union reveals more return to work details for Disney Cast Members and in-park restaurant openings <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/18jun2020-union-reveals-more-return-to-work-details-for-disney-cast-members-and-in-park-restaurant-openinggs.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37997.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The latest list of restaurant locations to open alongside the Walt Disney World theme parks in mid-July.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/18jun2020-union-reveals-more-return-to-work-details-for-disney-cast-members-and-in-park-restaurant-openinggs.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/18jun2020-union-reveals-more-return-to-work-details-for-disney-cast-members-and-in-park-restaurant-openinggs.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/18jun2020-union-reveals-more-return-to-work-details-for-disney-cast-members-and-in-park-restaurant-openinggs.htm Thu, 18 Jun 2020 18:19:29 GMT Marketplace Co-Op at Disney Springs now selling Disney face masks <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/shopping/marketplace-co-op/news/18jun2020-marketplace-co-op-at-disney-springs-now-selling-disney-face-masks.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/shopping/Fullsize/Marketplace-Co-Op_Full_25892.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The face masks that were online only are now available in-store at Walt Disney World.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/shopping/marketplace-co-op/news/18jun2020-marketplace-co-op-at-disney-springs-now-selling-disney-face-masks.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/shopping/marketplace-co-op/news/18jun2020-marketplace-co-op-at-disney-springs-now-selling-disney-face-masks.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/shopping/marketplace-co-op/news/18jun2020-marketplace-co-op-at-disney-springs-now-selling-disney-face-masks.htm Thu, 18 Jun 2020 17:56:45 GMT Disney taps the Incredibles for COVID-19 health and safety tips <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/18jun2020-disney-taps-the-incredibles-for-covid-19-health-and-safety-tips.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_38001.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>New artwork reminds guests to maintain distances and to use masks in the parks.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/18jun2020-disney-taps-the-incredibles-for-covid-19-health-and-safety-tips.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/18jun2020-disney-taps-the-incredibles-for-covid-19-health-and-safety-tips.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/18jun2020-disney-taps-the-incredibles-for-covid-19-health-and-safety-tips.htm Thu, 18 Jun 2020 12:46:12 GMT Disney rolling out extensions to Walt Disney World annual passes <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/annual-pass/news/17jun2020-disney-rolling-out-extensions-to-walt-disney-world-annual-passes.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/elements/Annual-Pass.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;scale=both;encoder=freeimage;quality=60;progressive=true"></a></div>The 4 month extension to annual passes is underway, although not all have yet been updated.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/annual-pass/news/17jun2020-disney-rolling-out-extensions-to-walt-disney-world-annual-passes.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/annual-pass/news/17jun2020-disney-rolling-out-extensions-to-walt-disney-world-annual-passes.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/annual-pass/news/17jun2020-disney-rolling-out-extensions-to-walt-disney-world-annual-passes.htm Wed, 17 Jun 2020 20:52:46 GMT NBA players expected to be staying at Gran Destino Tower, Yacht Club or Grand Floridan depending on seeding <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/espn-wide-world-of-sports/news/17jun2020-nba-players-will-stay-at-gran-destino-tower-yacht-club-and-grand-floridan-depending-on-seeding.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/attractions/Fullsize/ESPN-Wide-World-of-Sports_Full_30266.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>More news on resuming the NBA season at Walt Disney World.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/espn-wide-world-of-sports/news/17jun2020-nba-players-will-stay-at-gran-destino-tower-yacht-club-and-grand-floridan-depending-on-seeding.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/espn-wide-world-of-sports/news/17jun2020-nba-players-will-stay-at-gran-destino-tower-yacht-club-and-grand-floridan-depending-on-seeding.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/espn-wide-world-of-sports/news/17jun2020-nba-players-will-stay-at-gran-destino-tower-yacht-club-and-grand-floridan-depending-on-seeding.htm Wed, 17 Jun 2020 14:11:25 GMT Gideon's Bakehouse coming to Disney Springs <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/gideons-bakehouse-/news/17jun2020-gideons-bakehouse-coming-to-disney-springs.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/dining/Fullsize/Gideons-Bakehouse-_Full_37992.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The famous Orlando bakehouse will open its second location in The Landing later this year.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/gideons-bakehouse-/news/17jun2020-gideons-bakehouse-coming-to-disney-springs.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/gideons-bakehouse-/news/17jun2020-gideons-bakehouse-coming-to-disney-springs.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/gideons-bakehouse-/news/17jun2020-gideons-bakehouse-coming-to-disney-springs.htm Wed, 17 Jun 2020 13:05:47 GMT Mobile Dining Check-In comes to My Disney Experience to eliminate podium check-in at restaurants <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/16jun2020-mobile-dining-check-in-comes-to-my-disney-experience-to-eliminate-podium-check-in-at-restaurants.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37997.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Social distancing means a new contactless check-in process at Walt Disney World's restaurants.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/16jun2020-mobile-dining-check-in-comes-to-my-disney-experience-to-eliminate-podium-check-in-at-restaurants.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/16jun2020-mobile-dining-check-in-comes-to-my-disney-experience-to-eliminate-podium-check-in-at-restaurants.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/16jun2020-mobile-dining-check-in-comes-to-my-disney-experience-to-eliminate-podium-check-in-at-restaurants.htm Tue, 16 Jun 2020 20:45:41 GMT Disney resort hotel guests can make dining reservations later this week for arrivals beginning June 22 <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/16jun2020-disney-resort-hotel-guests-can-make-dining-reservations-later-this-week-for-arrivals-beginning-june-22.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37997.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Some Walt Disney World Resort hotels will reopen next weeks and dining reservations will soon be available.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/16jun2020-disney-resort-hotel-guests-can-make-dining-reservations-later-this-week-for-arrivals-beginning-june-22.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/16jun2020-disney-resort-hotel-guests-can-make-dining-reservations-later-this-week-for-arrivals-beginning-june-22.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/16jun2020-disney-resort-hotel-guests-can-make-dining-reservations-later-this-week-for-arrivals-beginning-june-22.htm Tue, 16 Jun 2020 20:24:15 GMT Walt Disney World Passholder admission calendar updated to include 'Reservations Required' dates <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/annual-pass/news/16jun2020-walt-disney-world-passholder-admission-calendar-updated-to-include-reservations-required-dates.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Annual-Pass_Full_37991.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The passholder website appears to be preparing to begin the reservation process for the theme parks.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/annual-pass/news/16jun2020-walt-disney-world-passholder-admission-calendar-updated-to-include-reservations-required-dates.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/annual-pass/news/16jun2020-walt-disney-world-passholder-admission-calendar-updated-to-include-reservations-required-dates.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/annual-pass/news/16jun2020-walt-disney-world-passholder-admission-calendar-updated-to-include-reservations-required-dates.htm Tue, 16 Jun 2020 16:24:11 GMT PHOTOS - Latest look at the main entrance construction at Disney's Animal Kingdom <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/animal-kingdom/news/16jun2020-photos---latest-look-at-the-main-entrance-construction-at-disneys-animal-kingdom.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/attractions/Fullsize/Animal-Kingdom_Full_37988.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>One of the construction projects to resume at Walt Disney World is the new security check point at the park's main entrance.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/animal-kingdom/news/16jun2020-photos---latest-look-at-the-main-entrance-construction-at-disneys-animal-kingdom.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/animal-kingdom/news/16jun2020-photos---latest-look-at-the-main-entrance-construction-at-disneys-animal-kingdom.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/animal-kingdom/news/16jun2020-photos---latest-look-at-the-main-entrance-construction-at-disneys-animal-kingdom.htm Tue, 16 Jun 2020 14:22:46 GMT Hong Kong Disneyland Resort to reopen June 18 <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/15jun2020-hong-kong-disneyland-to-reopen-june-18.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37985.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Hong Kong Disneyland will be the second Disney theme park to reopen post COVID-19.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/15jun2020-hong-kong-disneyland-to-reopen-june-18.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/15jun2020-hong-kong-disneyland-to-reopen-june-18.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/15jun2020-hong-kong-disneyland-to-reopen-june-18.htm Mon, 15 Jun 2020 19:30:54 GMT Coca-Cola Store reopens at Disney Springs <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/shopping/world-of-coca-cola/news/15jun2020-coca-cola-store-reopens-at-disney-springs.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/shopping/Fullsize/World-of-Coca-Cola_Full_28363.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Another retail and bar location is now open at Disney Springs.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/shopping/world-of-coca-cola/news/15jun2020-coca-cola-store-reopens-at-disney-springs.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/shopping/world-of-coca-cola/news/15jun2020-coca-cola-store-reopens-at-disney-springs.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/shopping/world-of-coca-cola/news/15jun2020-coca-cola-store-reopens-at-disney-springs.htm Mon, 15 Jun 2020 16:14:33 GMT The Bay Lake DVC resort 'Reflections - A Disney Lakeside Lodge' may be the first major COVID-19 cancellation at Walt Disney World <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/disney-nature-resort/news/15jun2020-the-bay-lake-dvc-resort-reflections---a-disney-lakeside-lodge-may-be-the-first-major-covid-19-cancellation-at-walt-disney-world.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/resorts/Fullsize/Disney-Nature-Resort_Full_33732.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The planned resort on the former River Country site appears to be no more.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/disney-nature-resort/news/15jun2020-the-bay-lake-dvc-resort-reflections---a-disney-lakeside-lodge-may-be-the-first-major-covid-19-cancellation-at-walt-disney-world.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/disney-nature-resort/news/15jun2020-the-bay-lake-dvc-resort-reflections---a-disney-lakeside-lodge-may-be-the-first-major-covid-19-cancellation-at-walt-disney-world.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/disney-nature-resort/news/15jun2020-the-bay-lake-dvc-resort-reflections---a-disney-lakeside-lodge-may-be-the-first-major-covid-19-cancellation-at-walt-disney-world.htm Mon, 15 Jun 2020 14:15:33 GMT PHOTOS - New Walt Disney World McDonald's aims to run on solar energy <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/mcdonalds-all-star-resorts-area/news/15jun2020-photos---new-walt-disney-world-mcdonalds-is-a-giant-solar-panel.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/dining/Fullsize/McDonalds-All-Star-Resorts-area_Full_37972.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The new All Star area McDonald's is covered in solar panels.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/mcdonalds-all-star-resorts-area/news/15jun2020-photos---new-walt-disney-world-mcdonalds-is-a-giant-solar-panel.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/mcdonalds-all-star-resorts-area/news/15jun2020-photos---new-walt-disney-world-mcdonalds-is-a-giant-solar-panel.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/mcdonalds-all-star-resorts-area/news/15jun2020-photos---new-walt-disney-world-mcdonalds-is-a-giant-solar-panel.htm Mon, 15 Jun 2020 13:33:49 GMT PHOTOS - New covered outdoor addition completed at Chef Art Smith's Homecomin' <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/chef-arts-florida-fish-camp/news/15jun2020-photos---new-covered-outdoor-addition-completed-at-chef-art-smiths-homecomin.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/dining/Fullsize/Chef-Arts-Florida-Fish-Camp_Full_37977.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>More covered outdoor seating will be available when Homecomin' reopens on June 17.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/chef-arts-florida-fish-camp/news/15jun2020-photos---new-covered-outdoor-addition-completed-at-chef-art-smiths-homecomin.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/chef-arts-florida-fish-camp/news/15jun2020-photos---new-covered-outdoor-addition-completed-at-chef-art-smiths-homecomin.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/chef-arts-florida-fish-camp/news/15jun2020-photos---new-covered-outdoor-addition-completed-at-chef-art-smiths-homecomin.htm Mon, 15 Jun 2020 12:54:21 GMT Disney Springs testing new no-stop security scanner for new entry screening when the parks reopen <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/disney-springs/news/13jun2020-disney-springs-testing-new-no-stop-security-scanner-for-new-park-entry-screening.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/attractions/Fullsize/disney-springs_Full_24973.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The new system is able to process 10X the number of guests as traditional metal detectors.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/disney-springs/news/13jun2020-disney-springs-testing-new-no-stop-security-scanner-for-new-park-entry-screening.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/disney-springs/news/13jun2020-disney-springs-testing-new-no-stop-security-scanner-for-new-park-entry-screening.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/disney-springs/news/13jun2020-disney-springs-testing-new-no-stop-security-scanner-for-new-park-entry-screening.htm Sat, 13 Jun 2020 17:11:17 GMT PHOTOS - The Cove construction at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/the-cove/news/12jun2020-photos---the-cove-construction-at-the-walt-disney-world-swan-and-dolphin-resort.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/resorts/Fullsize/The-Cove_Full_37969.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The tower is now more than 10 stories tall as construction continues despite COVID-19.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/the-cove/news/12jun2020-photos---the-cove-construction-at-the-walt-disney-world-swan-and-dolphin-resort.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/the-cove/news/12jun2020-photos---the-cove-construction-at-the-walt-disney-world-swan-and-dolphin-resort.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/the-cove/news/12jun2020-photos---the-cove-construction-at-the-walt-disney-world-swan-and-dolphin-resort.htm Fri, 12 Jun 2020 13:27:09 GMT Chef Art Smith's Homecomin' reopens June 17 at Disney Springs <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/chef-arts-florida-fish-camp/news/11jun2020-chef-art-smiths-homecomin-reopens-june-17-at-disney-springs.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/dining/Fullsize/Chef-Arts-Florida-Fish-Camp_Full_28386.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Fried chicken, Moonshine and Mac & Cheese returns!<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/chef-arts-florida-fish-camp/news/11jun2020-chef-art-smiths-homecomin-reopens-june-17-at-disney-springs.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/chef-arts-florida-fish-camp/news/11jun2020-chef-art-smiths-homecomin-reopens-june-17-at-disney-springs.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/chef-arts-florida-fish-camp/news/11jun2020-chef-art-smiths-homecomin-reopens-june-17-at-disney-springs.htm Thu, 11 Jun 2020 12:11:51 GMT 'The Magic is Returning' - a message from Josh D'Amaro Chairman Disney Parks Experiences and Products <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/10jun2020-the-magic-is-returning---a-message-from-josh-damaro-chairman-disney-parks-experiences-and-products.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37772.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Both of Disney's domestic resorts now have reopening dates from the COVID-19 shutdown.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/10jun2020-the-magic-is-returning---a-message-from-josh-damaro-chairman-disney-parks-experiences-and-products.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/10jun2020-the-magic-is-returning---a-message-from-josh-damaro-chairman-disney-parks-experiences-and-products.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/10jun2020-the-magic-is-returning---a-message-from-josh-damaro-chairman-disney-parks-experiences-and-products.htm Wed, 10 Jun 2020 22:22:41 GMT Disneyland Resort in California plans to begin phased reopening July 9 <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/10jun2020-disneyland-resort-in-california-plans-to-begin-phased-reopening-july-9.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_38017.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park are scheduled to open July 17, the day Disneyland marks its 65th anniversary.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/10jun2020-disneyland-resort-in-california-plans-to-begin-phased-reopening-july-9.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/10jun2020-disneyland-resort-in-california-plans-to-begin-phased-reopening-july-9.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/10jun2020-disneyland-resort-in-california-plans-to-begin-phased-reopening-july-9.htm Wed, 10 Jun 2020 22:08:03 GMT Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort now accepting reservations for July 29 and beyond <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/walt-disney-world-swan/news/10jun2020-walt-disney-world-swan-and-dolphin-resort-now-accepting-reservations-for-july-29-and-beyond.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/resorts/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-World-Swan_Full_28102.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The Swan and Dolphin will welcome guests towards the end of the MLS is Back Tournament.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/walt-disney-world-swan/news/10jun2020-walt-disney-world-swan-and-dolphin-resort-now-accepting-reservations-for-july-29-and-beyond.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/walt-disney-world-swan/news/10jun2020-walt-disney-world-swan-and-dolphin-resort-now-accepting-reservations-for-july-29-and-beyond.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/walt-disney-world-swan/news/10jun2020-walt-disney-world-swan-and-dolphin-resort-now-accepting-reservations-for-july-29-and-beyond.htm Wed, 10 Jun 2020 21:48:09 GMT Major League Soccer confirmed to resume season at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/espn-wide-world-of-sports/news/10jun2020-major-league-soccer-confirmed-to-resume-season-at-espn-wide-world-of-sports-complex.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/attractions/Fullsize/ESPN-Wide-World-of-Sports_Full_37956.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>MLS is Back Tournament at Walt Disney World to feature 16 consecutive days of soccer during the group stage.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/espn-wide-world-of-sports/news/10jun2020-major-league-soccer-confirmed-to-resume-season-at-espn-wide-world-of-sports-complex.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/espn-wide-world-of-sports/news/10jun2020-major-league-soccer-confirmed-to-resume-season-at-espn-wide-world-of-sports-complex.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/espn-wide-world-of-sports/news/10jun2020-major-league-soccer-confirmed-to-resume-season-at-espn-wide-world-of-sports-complex.htm Wed, 10 Jun 2020 13:26:17 GMT Disney advises guests on what to expect at the resort hotels in new blog post <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/10jun2020-disney-advises-guests-on-what-to-expect-at-the-resort-hotels-in-new-blog-post.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37955.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Katie Kelly, Vice President of Worldwide Safety Services gives an update on reopening Disney Resort Hotels<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/10jun2020-disney-advises-guests-on-what-to-expect-at-the-resort-hotels-in-new-blog-post.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/10jun2020-disney-advises-guests-on-what-to-expect-at-the-resort-hotels-in-new-blog-post.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/10jun2020-disney-advises-guests-on-what-to-expect-at-the-resort-hotels-in-new-blog-post.htm Wed, 10 Jun 2020 12:07:32 GMT Hilton Bonnet Creek, Waldorf Astoria and Four Seasons Orlando plan early July reopening <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/hilton-orlando-bonnet-creek/news/09jun2020-hilton-bonnet-creek,-waldorf-astoria-and-four-seasons-plan-early-july-reopening.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/elements/Hilton-Orlando-Bonnet-Creek.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;scale=both;encoder=freeimage;quality=60;progressive=true"></a></div>Three of the major non-Disney operated hotels on-property are expecting to reopen in a few weeks.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/hilton-orlando-bonnet-creek/news/09jun2020-hilton-bonnet-creek,-waldorf-astoria-and-four-seasons-plan-early-july-reopening.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/hilton-orlando-bonnet-creek/news/09jun2020-hilton-bonnet-creek,-waldorf-astoria-and-four-seasons-plan-early-july-reopening.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/hilton-orlando-bonnet-creek/news/09jun2020-hilton-bonnet-creek,-waldorf-astoria-and-four-seasons-plan-early-july-reopening.htm Tue, 09 Jun 2020 14:57:38 GMT Disney Springs returns to 10pm closing from today <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/disney-springs/news/08jun2020-disney-springs-returns-to-10pm-closing-from-today.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/attractions/Fullsize/disney-springs_Full_24973.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Disney has moved quickly to extended hours following this evening's announcement from Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/disney-springs/news/08jun2020-disney-springs-returns-to-10pm-closing-from-today.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/disney-springs/news/08jun2020-disney-springs-returns-to-10pm-closing-from-today.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/disney-springs/news/08jun2020-disney-springs-returns-to-10pm-closing-from-today.htm Mon, 08 Jun 2020 21:58:29 GMT Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin extends its closure to the end of July <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/walt-disney-world-swan/news/08jun2020-walt-disney-world-swan-and-dolphin-extends-its-closure-to-the-end-of-july.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/resorts/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-World-Swan_Full_28104.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The resort closed on March 24 and will remain closed for at least another 6 weeks.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/walt-disney-world-swan/news/08jun2020-walt-disney-world-swan-and-dolphin-extends-its-closure-to-the-end-of-july.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/walt-disney-world-swan/news/08jun2020-walt-disney-world-swan-and-dolphin-extends-its-closure-to-the-end-of-july.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/resorts/walt-disney-world-swan/news/08jun2020-walt-disney-world-swan-and-dolphin-extends-its-closure-to-the-end-of-july.htm Mon, 08 Jun 2020 16:32:45 GMT Virgin Atlantic to resume flights to Orlando from July 20 <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/08jun2020-virgin-atlantic-to-resume-flights-to-orlando-from-july-20.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37775.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The main carrier serving Orlando interns to resume operations next month.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/08jun2020-virgin-atlantic-to-resume-flights-to-orlando-from-july-20.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/08jun2020-virgin-atlantic-to-resume-flights-to-orlando-from-july-20.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/08jun2020-virgin-atlantic-to-resume-flights-to-orlando-from-july-20.htm Mon, 08 Jun 2020 14:28:13 GMT Topolino's Terrace will host the only character dining experience when the Walt Disney World resort hotels reopen <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/06jun2020-topolinos-terrace-will-host-the-only-character-dining-experience-when-the-walt-disney-world-resort-hotels-reopen.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37775.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Find out more about how Disney will handle dining when its hotels and parks reopen.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/06jun2020-topolinos-terrace-will-host-the-only-character-dining-experience-when-the-walt-disney-world-resort-hotels-reopen.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/06jun2020-topolinos-terrace-will-host-the-only-character-dining-experience-when-the-walt-disney-world-resort-hotels-reopen.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/06jun2020-topolinos-terrace-will-host-the-only-character-dining-experience-when-the-walt-disney-world-resort-hotels-reopen.htm Sat, 06 Jun 2020 22:26:54 GMT Disney outlines the reopening plans for its Walt Disney World resort hotels with new information <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/06jun2020-disney-outlines-the-reopening-plans-for-its-walt-disney-world-resort-hotels.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37997.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Masks will be required for guests at the Disney resort hotels.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/06jun2020-disney-outlines-the-reopening-plans-for-its-walt-disney-world-resort-hotels.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/06jun2020-disney-outlines-the-reopening-plans-for-its-walt-disney-world-resort-hotels.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/06jun2020-disney-outlines-the-reopening-plans-for-its-walt-disney-world-resort-hotels.htm Sat, 06 Jun 2020 21:58:53 GMT World Health Organization updates its guidance to recommend the use of masks for everyone in public settings <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/05jun2020-world-health-organization-updates-its-guidance-to-recommend-the-use-of-masks-for-everyone-in-public-settings.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37775.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Both the CDC and WHO now agree that masks should be worn in public settings such as theme parks.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/05jun2020-world-health-organization-updates-its-guidance-to-recommend-the-use-of-masks-for-everyone-in-public-settings.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/05jun2020-world-health-organization-updates-its-guidance-to-recommend-the-use-of-masks-for-everyone-in-public-settings.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/05jun2020-world-health-organization-updates-its-guidance-to-recommend-the-use-of-masks-for-everyone-in-public-settings.htm Fri, 05 Jun 2020 19:36:44 GMT PHOTOS - City Works Disney Springs adding a new canopy for more covered outdoor seating <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/city-works-eatery-and-pour-house/news/05jun2020-photos---city-works-disney-springs-adding-a-new-canopy-for-more-covered-outdoor-seating.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/dining/Fullsize/City-Works-Eatery-and-Pour-House_Full_37950.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The popular Disney Springs sports bar and restaurant will have more covered patio space when it reopens.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/city-works-eatery-and-pour-house/news/05jun2020-photos---city-works-disney-springs-adding-a-new-canopy-for-more-covered-outdoor-seating.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/city-works-eatery-and-pour-house/news/05jun2020-photos---city-works-disney-springs-adding-a-new-canopy-for-more-covered-outdoor-seating.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/city-works-eatery-and-pour-house/news/05jun2020-photos---city-works-disney-springs-adding-a-new-canopy-for-more-covered-outdoor-seating.htm Fri, 05 Jun 2020 19:20:34 GMT House of Blues reopens at Disney Springs and launches 'Get Some, Give Some' campaign to provide meals for those in need <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/house-of-blues/news/04jun2020-house-of-blues-reopens-today-at-disney-springs.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/dining/Fullsize/House-of-Blues_Full_32957.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>The opening will see the launch of the “Get Some, Give Some” meal-matching campaign to aid in the battle against hunger<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/house-of-blues/news/04jun2020-house-of-blues-reopens-today-at-disney-springs.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/house-of-blues/news/04jun2020-house-of-blues-reopens-today-at-disney-springs.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/dining/house-of-blues/news/04jun2020-house-of-blues-reopens-today-at-disney-springs.htm Thu, 04 Jun 2020 18:19:30 GMT The NBA board has voted to approve the restart of the season at Walt Disney World <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/espn-wide-world-of-sports/news/04jun2020-the-nba-board-has-voted-to-approve-the-restart-of-the-season-at-walt-disney-world.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/attractions/Fullsize/ESPN-Wide-World-of-Sports_Full_30266.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Reportedly, the plan to play at Walt Disney World was approved by a 29-1 vote from the NBA board of governors.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/espn-wide-world-of-sports/news/04jun2020-the-nba-board-has-voted-to-approve-the-restart-of-the-season-at-walt-disney-world.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/espn-wide-world-of-sports/news/04jun2020-the-nba-board-has-voted-to-approve-the-restart-of-the-season-at-walt-disney-world.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/espn-wide-world-of-sports/news/04jun2020-the-nba-board-has-voted-to-approve-the-restart-of-the-season-at-walt-disney-world.htm Thu, 04 Jun 2020 18:12:40 GMT Disney recruiting Cast Members for the Cultural Representative Program to work at Epcot's World Showcase <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/mexico/news/04jun2020-disney-recruiting-cast-members-for-the-cultural-representative-program-to-work-at-epcots-world-showcase.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/elements/Mexico.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;scale=both;encoder=freeimage;quality=60;progressive=true"></a></div>Cast Members representing their native countries will return to Epcot.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/mexico/news/04jun2020-disney-recruiting-cast-members-for-the-cultural-representative-program-to-work-at-epcots-world-showcase.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/mexico/news/04jun2020-disney-recruiting-cast-members-for-the-cultural-representative-program-to-work-at-epcots-world-showcase.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/mexico/news/04jun2020-disney-recruiting-cast-members-for-the-cultural-representative-program-to-work-at-epcots-world-showcase.htm Thu, 04 Jun 2020 17:36:49 GMT A piece of IllumiNations Reflections of Earth pyro launch hardware to be auctioned <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/reflections-of-earth/news/04jun2020-a-piece-of-illuminations-reflections-of-earth-hardware-to-be-auctioned.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/attractions/Fullsize/Reflections-of-Earth_Full_36203.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Despite much of the hardware from Reflections of Earth being scrapped, some of the smaller pieces are now be sold by Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/reflections-of-earth/news/04jun2020-a-piece-of-illuminations-reflections-of-earth-hardware-to-be-auctioned.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/reflections-of-earth/news/04jun2020-a-piece-of-illuminations-reflections-of-earth-hardware-to-be-auctioned.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/reflections-of-earth/news/04jun2020-a-piece-of-illuminations-reflections-of-earth-hardware-to-be-auctioned.htm Thu, 04 Jun 2020 16:07:43 GMT Walt Disney World recalls Cast Members for the initial resort hotel reopenings and restarts some smaller construction projects <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/04jun2020-disney-recalls-cast-members-for-the-initial-walt-disney-world-resort-hotel-reopenings-and-restarts-some-of-the-smaller-construction-projects.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37775.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Cast Members are being recalled to various restaurants ahead of the DVC resort reopenings on June 22.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/04jun2020-disney-recalls-cast-members-for-the-initial-walt-disney-world-resort-hotel-reopenings-and-restarts-some-of-the-smaller-construction-projects.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/04jun2020-disney-recalls-cast-members-for-the-initial-walt-disney-world-resort-hotel-reopenings-and-restarts-some-of-the-smaller-construction-projects.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/04jun2020-disney-recalls-cast-members-for-the-initial-walt-disney-world-resort-hotel-reopenings-and-restarts-some-of-the-smaller-construction-projects.htm Thu, 04 Jun 2020 12:58:39 GMT Governor Ron DeSantis announces Florida will move to Phase 2 in its COVID-19 reopening process <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/03jun2020-governor-ron-desantis-announces-florida-will-move-to-phase-2.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/other/Fullsize/Walt-Disney-Company_Full_37772.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Restaurants and retail stores will soon move to 100% capacity.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/03jun2020-governor-ron-desantis-announces-florida-will-move-to-phase-2.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/03jun2020-governor-ron-desantis-announces-florida-will-move-to-phase-2.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/other/walt-disney-company/news/03jun2020-governor-ron-desantis-announces-florida-will-move-to-phase-2.htm Wed, 03 Jun 2020 16:47:10 GMT Major League Soccer reportedly reaches agreement to play at ESPN Wide World of Sports <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/espn-wide-world-of-sports/news/03jun2020-major-league-soccer-reportedly-reaches-agreement-to-play-at-espn-wide-world-of-sports.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/attractions/Fullsize/ESPN-Wide-World-of-Sports_Full_30266.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Two major professional sports may be playing at Walt Disney World this summer.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/espn-wide-world-of-sports/news/03jun2020-major-league-soccer-reportedly-reaches-agreement-to-play-at-espn-wide-world-of-sports.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/espn-wide-world-of-sports/news/03jun2020-major-league-soccer-reportedly-reaches-agreement-to-play-at-espn-wide-world-of-sports.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/espn-wide-world-of-sports/news/03jun2020-major-league-soccer-reportedly-reaches-agreement-to-play-at-espn-wide-world-of-sports.htm Wed, 03 Jun 2020 16:40:17 GMT PHOTOS - Once Upon a Toy reopens and a quick look around Disney Springs <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/disney-springs/news/03jun2020-photos---once-upon-a-toy-reopens-and-a-quick-look-around-disney-springs.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/attractions/Fullsize/disney-springs_Full_37941.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Crowds are low at Disney Springs as its phased reopening continues.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/disney-springs/news/03jun2020-photos---once-upon-a-toy-reopens-and-a-quick-look-around-disney-springs.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/disney-springs/news/03jun2020-photos---once-upon-a-toy-reopens-and-a-quick-look-around-disney-springs.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/disney-springs/news/03jun2020-photos---once-upon-a-toy-reopens-and-a-quick-look-around-disney-springs.htm Wed, 03 Jun 2020 15:09:48 GMT Pearl Factory at Disney Springs becomes the first casualty of the COVID-19 shutdown <div style="text-align: left"><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/disney-springs/news/01jun2020-pearl-factory-at-disney-springs-becomes-the-first-casualty-of-the-covid-19-shutdown.htm"><img vspace="4" hspace="4" border="1" src="https://d3bo0mk5kk7egf.cloudfront.net/imgstore/ElementGalleryItems/attractions/Fullsize/disney-springs_Full_24973.jpg;width=300;height=250;mode=crop;quality=60;encoder=freeimage;progressive=true"></a></div>Most stores at restaurants have reopened at Disney Springs following the mid-March shutdown.<p><a href="http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/disney-springs/news/01jun2020-pearl-factory-at-disney-springs-becomes-the-first-casualty-of-the-covid-19-shutdown.htm">Read full article</a></p> http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/disney-springs/news/01jun2020-pearl-factory-at-disney-springs-becomes-the-first-casualty-of-the-covid-19-shutdown.htm http://www.wdwmagic.com/attractions/disney-springs/news/01jun2020-pearl-factory-at-disney-springs-becomes-the-first-casualty-of-the-covid-19-shutdown.htm Mon, 01 Jun 2020 22:49:44 GMT