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Weekly Disney Roundup For December 13 – December 20, 2020

In this edition of the Weekly Disney Round-Up: Disney stars a new advertising campaign, a nightly ritual returns, plus adjustments have been to the Rise of the Resistance virtual queue.

This is your Disney news round-up for the week of December 13, 2020.

Screen Shot From Disney’s Investor Day Live Stream. Photo credits (C) Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Screen Shot From Disney’s Investor Day Live Stream. Photo credits (C) Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Business of Disney

New “Tomorrow is Just a Dream Away” Campaign Begins: Be on the lookout for Walt Disney World’s newest commercial that features “There’s a Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow”. The 60-second Disney World advertisement has begun to make its rounds both online and on Disney owned/operated television networks.

2o21 Dated Merchandise Pops Up on ShopDisney: For the past few weeks, we have been seeing 2021 dated merchandise pop up all around Walt Disney World. The dated merch has now made its way to ShopDisney.com! Let’s take a look at a number of the 2021 dated items!

Electrical Water Pageant returns. Photo credits (C) Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Electrical Water Pageant returns. Photo credits (C) Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Magic Kingdom

Now Streaming: Minnie’s Wonderful Christmas Fireworks: Feeling the Disney Blues this holiday season? Disney has you covered. You can now “relive” Minnie’s Wonderful Christmas Fireworks via the Disney Parks YouTube.

Electrical Water Pageant Makes Its Return: Disney confirmed via their Twitter feed that the Electrical Water Pageant will return on December 20, 2020. Disney will present the 15-minute show nightly, with stops at the following locations.

EPCOT

First Harmonious Barge Installed at EPCOT: EPCOT has installed the first of five barges that will be the centerpiece for the new nighttime spectacular, Harmonious. The barges contain huge video screens and lights and will remain permanently in World Showcase Lagoon both day and night.

Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Rise of the Resistance Star Destroyer interrogation hallway

Hollywood Studios

Disney Makes Adjustments to Rise of the Resistance Virtual Queue: Disney has announced that starting Sunday, December 20, 2021, it will change the time for opening the second virtual queue time for Rise Of The Resistance to 1 pm from 2 pm.

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Resort Hotels

Our First Look at Marriott’s Swan Reserve Resort: We are getting our first look at Marriott’s newest resort on Disney World property, the Swan Reserve. The upscale resort is set to open in Summer 2021. Let’s take a look at some of the concept art from Marriott.

Reopning Dates Announced For All Star Movies, Wilderness Lodge and More: Disney recently updated their “Know Before You Go” website to update guests on new opening dates for a number of Walt Disney World Resorts. The Resorts and their (new) opening dates are as follows.

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