Disney News Highlights: Disney Dining Plan All You Need to Know, Disneyland Monorail and Ride Closures, Lower Park Attendance for Holiday Weekend, National Churro Day is Coming

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Disney News Highlights

Disney News Highlights: Disney Dining Plan All You Need to Know, Disneyland Monorail and Ride Closures, Lower Park Attendance for Holiday Weekend, National Churro Day is Coming, plus much more today in our end-of-the-day Disney News roundup.

Full Details Revealed for the Returning Disney Dining Plan at Walt Disney World Get ready for a delightful dining experience! Disney has just revealed more information about the highly anticipated return of the Disney Dining Plan at Walt Disney World in 2024.

Disney Reveals Extensive List of Participating Restaurants for the Return of Disney Dining Plan at Disney World Get ready to indulge in a culinary journey like no other! With the recent release of new details about the highly anticipated return of the Disney Dining Plan program at Walt Disney World, we now have the complete lineup of participating restaurants to tantalize your taste buds.

Dates Revealed for Minnie’s Seasonal Dining at Hollywood & Vine Restaurant Character dining is a guest-favorite experience at Disney World! Minnie’s Seasonal Dining at Hollywood & Vine offers a delicious meal along with popular Disney Characters—perfectly dressed for each season.

Two New Scary Good Monsters Inc Treats at the Magic Kingdom Calling all Monsters Inc fans! Get ready for a scare-tastically delicious experience! Starting on June 1st, two delightful treats inspired by the lovable characters from Monsters Inc will make their debut at Magic Kingdom Park: a Mike Wazowski Cake and a Sulley Slush.


Disneyland Monorail, Soarin’ Around the World, and Alice in Wonderland Closing in Early July for Refurbishment Three attractions at the Disneyland Resort will be closing for refurbishment in early July. The Disneyland Monorail, Soarin’ Around the World, and Alice in Wonderland will all be closed for an undetermined amount of time this summer.

Disney VoluntEARS Bring the Magic of Reading to the Anaheim Community  Disney VoluntEARS from Disneyland Resort and Disney Publishing Worldwide joined forces to bring the joy of reading to families, children, and educators by delivering an impressive collection of 40,000 children’s books.

Top 3 Disney World Deluxe Resorts You Need to Stay at! Walt Disney World has some amazing deluxe resorts! There are three in particular that we love and feel like everyone should stay at! Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Disney’s Contemporary Resort, and Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort are in our top 3 favorite Deluxe Resorts!

Star Wars Pride Products Spotted At Walt Disney World! Just in time for Pride Month, new Star Wars Pride Products have arrived to Walt Disney World! We found a super cool magicband+ and some figures any Star Wars fan will love, they are also available at shopDisney.com.

Star Wars Pride Products

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Low Park Attendance Hits Disney World on Holiday Weekend Low Park Attendance Hits Disney World on Holiday Weekend. Maybe it is the price for a single-day park ticket being $174.00, or maybe people are vacationing elsewhere, or maybe people have Disney burnout? It could be a combination of all three, plus other factors we haven’t even considered, but the parks have seen pretty low crowds this three-day weekend.

New Disney100 Plates To Celebrate 100 Year Of Wonder! Bring a piece of the magical celebration home with these Disney100 Plates available at Disney Springs! We found three different designs featuring Mickey & Minnie plus the Disney100 celebration logo, all in black, white and gray colors, take a look:

Celebrate National Churro Day 2023 at Walt Disney World June 6th is National Churro Day! Disney World is kicking off this fun day with some tasty and unique churros you can sink your teeth into at Walt Disney World.


Disney Legend Ming-Na Wen Honored with Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame Today Disney Legend Ming-Na Wen was honored with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Ming-Na Wen is the 2,757th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and can be found at 6840 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028, near the El Capitan Theatre.

Live Near the Magic! Homes available near Disney World Did you know you can live near Walt Disney World? Our friend Victor Nawrocki, the preferred realtor of Chip and Company specializes in homes near Disney World! 


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