Disney News Highlight: Epcot Food and Wine Festival Announced, Disneyland Splash Mountain Closing Date, New Harry Potter Series on MAX, Earth Day at Animal Kingdom

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Disney News Highlight

Disney News Highlight: Epcot Food and Wine Festival Announced, Disneyland Splash Mountain Closing Date, New Harry Potter Series on MAX, Earth Day at Animal Kingdom.

Garden Grill Restaurant in EPCOT will resume serving breakfast this June Garden Grill Restaurant in Epcot will resume its character breakfast this summer! Chip & Dale and their pals will be visiting with guests during breakfast once again starting June 14, 2023.

Disneyland Paris Will Soon House Largest Solar Canopy in All of Europe Disneyland Paris has started construction on the final phase of a solar canopy plant that, when completed, will be the largest in all of Europe. The solar canopy, which is located in the parking lot, covers 11,200 parking spaces and provides the added benefit of shielding guest cars from the elements.

Earth Day Character & Food Celebrations Announced for Animal Kingdom’s 25th Anniversary Celebrate Earth Day and the 25th anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park! Join Disney throughout the month of April as they honor the magic of nature through family-friendly experiences and specialty offerings.


Lotso Loungefly Bag And Sweatshirt Spotted At Animal Kingdom! These Lotso Loungefly Bag and sweatshirt will make you feel like you are walking through a strawberry field! We found them at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and some pieces are available online at shopDisney as well, they are so cute, take a look:

NEW Private PhotoPass Sessions Coming to Fantasyland in Magic Kingdom New private PhotoPass sessions are coming to Magic Kingdom next month! A second Capture Your Moment experience will be available in Fantasyland.

SOME Flavors Returning to Club Cool in EPCOT We reported the news back on April 1st that Club Cool in EPCOT was out of all flavors except Beverly. This was no April Fools Joke almost all flavors were gone. Don’t believe me check out the photos in the link below.

Mama Odie will Appear in Tiana’s Bayou Adventure This is gonna be good! Disney shared new details for Tiana’s Bayou Adventure that is coming to Disney World & Disneyland in 2024.

Splash Mountain in Disneyland to Close for Tiana’s Bayou Adventure at the End of May We have some sad news to report. We finally have the closing date for Splash Mountain in Disneyland. Originally it was reported that Splash Mountain would close at the beginning of May however that news was false.


Disney News Highlight

EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival Returns on July 27th, 2023! We have exciting news! The dates for the 2023 EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival have been released!

Disney Springs Restaurants Launch New Seasonal Cocktails Two Disney Springs restaurants have launched new seasonal cocktails! Maria & Enzo’s and Enzo’s Hideaway are offering new sips through the end of June.

New Happily Ever After Phone Case, Magnet And Ornament At Magic Kingdom! Celebrate the return of this nighttime spectacular with these Happily Ever After phone case, magnet and ornament we found at The Emporium in Magic Kingdom!

Happily Ever After Phone Case

Disney World Annual Pass Sales for DVC Members to Begin on April 13th Earlier this morning Disney Announced sales for Disney World Annual Passes would begin for all guests starting on April 20th! You can read all of the details here.

Jeremy Renner Walks the Red Carpet for “RENNERVATIONS” Since Snow Plow Accident Jeremy Renner’s first red carpet since his life-threatening snowplow accident turned into a family outing.

NEW Harry Potter TV Series Ordered for Max An all-new Harry Potter TV Series is coming to the small screen!

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi Gets 40th Anniversary Theatrical Release Date Star Wars Celebration provided some major announcements for Star Wars fans, including new movies, new character interactions in Disney parks, and upcoming Disney+ Star Wars series. The festival also produced an announcement about one of the movies from the original trilogy: Star Wars: Return of the Jedi is coming back to theaters in celebration of its 40th anniversary.



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