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Weekly Disney Roundup For August 8 – August 14, 2021

In this edition of the Weekly Disney Round-Up: Halloween returns to the Magic Kingdom, Christmas After Hours times are released, plus we some new information on Space 220 is released.

This is your Disney news round-up for the week of August 8, 2021.

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Holidays at Disney

All-New Halloween Themed Treats Now at WDW: Yes, it is still August and hot outside, but Disney World is getting ready for the Halloween season. Disney mixologists, chefs, and pastry artists have created plenty of spooky options for 2021.

Magic Kingdom Now Donning Halloween and Fall Decorations: The Disney Parks Blog official Twitter recently posted that: From Aug. 10 to Oct. 31, 2021, the fall season is in full swing on Main Street, U.S.A. in Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort!  What is your favorite piece?” 

Disney Very Merriest After Hours Hours Released: In the same way that Disney World replaced Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party with the Boo Bash After Hours Event, it has now announced that it will replace Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas part with a new event called Disney Very Merriest After Hours.

EPCOT

Preview EPCOT’s Harmonious Soundtrack: Disney has released a preview of the music of Harmonious, EPCOT’s new nighttime spectacular that will debut for the resort’s 50th anniversary on October 1, 2021.

Space 220 Set to Open in Mid-September 2021: EPCOT’s newest fine dining restaurant, located next to Mission: SPACE in the World Discover neighborhood, is set to open in mid-September.  We don’t have a specific opening date for Space 220 yet.

Scrooge McDuck

Business of Disney

Third Quarter Business Results: The Walt Disney Company reported their third-quarter results, and things look pretty good.  Disney’s numbers exceeded analyst consensus estimates, and the company’s stock is up more than 2% following the results.

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50th Anniversary Celebration

Dumbo and Timothy Mouse Announced as New Fab 50 Statue: None other than John Stamos announced that Dumbo and Timothy Mouse will get a Fab 50 golden statue at the Magic Kingdom.

Biggest Disney news this week: Christmas party replacement or the new Harmonious soundtrack?