In this artist rendering, Spaceship Earth becomes a Beacon of Magic in EPCOT at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. As part of “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” honoring Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th anniversary beginning Oct. 1, 2021, Spaceship Earth and other icons at each Walt Disney World theme park will come to life at night with their own EARidescent glow. (Disney)

Weekly Disney Roundup For February 14 – January 20, 2021

In this edition of the Weekly Disney Round-Up: theaters at Disney’s Hollywood Studios are slatted to get some upgrades, no new price hikes for 2022 (kinda), plus an all-new look at what to expect during WDW’s 50th anniversary.

This is your Disney news round-up for the week of February 14, 2020.

Let’s check out this week’s news!

Business of Disney

No Ticket Price Hikes, More High-Priced Days in 2022: Disney charges different amounts for daily admission depending on the day of the year.  The prices range from $109 per day on the low end to $159 per day on the high end.  Disney announced no change in price points, but more days of the year will be at higher prices.

Disney Park Pass Reservation System To Stay In Place Through January 2023: Are you a fan of the Disney World Park Pass reservation system, where you need to make a reservation for each day you plan to visit a Disney park?  If so, you might be happy to hear that Disney has extended the park pass reservation calendar through January 2023.

Analysts Predict Pre-Pandemic Profits for Disney Parks in 2022: Between vaccine rollouts and pent-up demand for going on vacation, Financial Analysts predict that Disney’s parks could soon return to making record profits.

Disney is going to give some theaters at Hollywood Studios some TLC.

Hollywood Studios

Work Permits Filed For Theaters at DHS: Walt Disney World has filed three work permits for theaters in Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

In this artist rendering, Cinderella Castle becomes a Beacon of Magic in Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. As part of “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” honoring Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th anniversary beginning Oct. 1, 2021, the castle and other icons at each Walt Disney World theme park will come to life at night with their own EARidescent glow. (Disney)

50th Anniversary

Concept Art For WDW’s 50TH Anniversary Released: We are starting to learn how Disney will celebrate the golden anniversary of the Walt Disney World Resort. “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” will start on October 1, 2021, and will run for 18 months.

What We’ve Been Up To

Bigger Disney news this week:  50th Anniversary plans, or ticket price changes?