Disney News You Need to Know: Weekly Roundup


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1 – Survey Reveals Possible New Park Theme and Name for Disney’s Hollywood Studios

August 26, 2017 • With all of the demolition, removal, and construction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, it is no secret that most of the park that once existed is now history, which has lead many a guest to ask what the new theme of the park will be and why Disney hasn’t just renamed it already. Well, a supposed survey being sent to select guests sheds some light on the possible new theme and a host of possible new names for the transitioning theme park. Read More


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 2 – Historic Solar Eclipse Wows Guests at Walt Disney World Resort

August 21, 2017 • Even with cloudy skies, today’s solar eclipse was an awe-inspiring experience for guests visiting Walt Disney World Resort as they watched the moon move between the sun and earth – casting a rare afternoon shadow over all four of our parks. Read More

 3 – Aerial View of Star Wars & Toy Story land Construction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

August 22, 2017 • It has been a little while since the last time we took to the skies over Disney’s Hollywood Studios to see the progress on the expansion of the park, but the time has come to see how Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and Toy Story Land are shaping up from above. Read More


 4 – My Disney Experience App Adds Tracker for Disney Dining Plan and Room Purchases

August 22, 2017 • The mobile app for Walt Disney World is one of the most convenient things imaginable, but this most recent update may be one of the best ones yet. My Disney Experience works really well for tracking wait times, making FastPass+ selections, and finding specific locations, but there has always been something missing. Now, the latest update to MDE will allow you to keep track of all of your dining plan credits as you go through your vacation time. On Tuesday afternoon, the latest update called “Version 4.8” was released by iTunes and it had a couple of great new additions to all it already does. Read More


5 – Disneyland Resort Adding 455 Parking Spaces, Eastern Gateway is Delayed

August 22, 2017 • In anticipation of the large crowds Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge will be bringing to the Disneyland Resort, the Anaheim Planning Commission agreed to allow Disneyland to add an additional 455 parking spots to the Toy Story Lot located off Harbor Blvd. This will bring the total number of parking spots to 5,378. Read More



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