In this edition of the Weekly Disney Round-Up: Disney makes a massive investment in their Florida campus, more statues are released from the Fab 50 collection, plus multiple nighttime shows will retire in the coming weeks.
This is your Disney news round-up for the week of July 18, 2021.
Daisy Duck Statue Announced: Disney also announced that a Daisy Duck Fab 50 statue will be installed in the Magic Kingdom.
New Coco Scene will be Added to Mickey’s Philharmagic: World of Walt recently reported that an all-new scene featuring Coco would be added to Mickey’s PhilharMagic. The new scene was officially added to both Disneyland’s (California and Paris) shows on July 17, 2021. Along with the debut of the updated show, Disney Parks also shared a behind-the-scenes video of how Imagineers were able to update the attraction for the first time.
Two Fan-Favorite Shows will be Retired: Both EPCOT Forever and Happily Ever will be permanently retired. Disney will end EPCOT Forever on September 28 and will end Happily Ever After on September 29 – both just a few days before the replacements shows begin on October 1.
Disney Cruise Line
Disney Cruise Line will Resume Sailings Starting in August: The Disney Dream will resume sailing to the Bahamas from Port Canaveral, Florida starting on August 9, 2021. Disney will offer up the features that make their cruises special – things like Broadway musicals, stops at Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay, and fireworks at sea – plus new processes for health and safety.
Resorts and Hotels
First Official Poster for Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser Released: The new resort hotel is described as a 2-night all-immersive adventure and is set to open in 2022. Guests will be transported to a galaxy far far away and will be able to live out all of their Star Wars dreams.