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Weekly Disney Roundup For July 25– July 31, 2021

In this edition of the Weekly Disney Round-Up: Disney starts a new mask policy, Disney Cruise Line will feature an adults-only area, plus a slew of Fab 50 statues have been released.

This is your Disney news round-up for the week of July 25, 2021.

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Magic Kingdom

Cheshire Cat Cafe Reopens at the Magic Kingdom: The Cheshire Cafe, one of Walt Disney World’s most popular snack spots, officially reopened on July 26, 2021. The reopening marks the first time the cafe has served guests since the Magic Kingdom’s COVID-19 shutdown.

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EPCOT

Disney Releases Video Previewing EPCOT’s Harmonious: Let’s take a look at how Disney Live Entertainment and Walt Disney Imagineering are preparing for the show’s opening night.

Go Behind The Scenes of EPCOT’s World Celebration: Disney continues to make progress on the Creations Shop and new Club Cool (complete with Beverly). which are scheduled to open this summer.  Later, Disney will reopen a quick-service restaurant and a new Starbucks location.

COVID-19 Health and Safety Reminder poster for mask and social distancing

Business of Disney

Masks Now Required at Walt Disney World: Disney World has updated its COVID-19 policies and now, once again, will require guests to wear masks when indoors, regardless of vaccination status.  The change is effective July 30, 2021.

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Disney Cruise Line

Disney Wish to Officer Adult Only Areas: Grown-ups on the Disney Wish, the newest ship under construction for the Disney Cruise Line, will have plenty of opportunities for fun, indulging, and pampering.

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Resorts and Hotels

Yachtsman Steakhouse, Toledo, Columbia Harbour House, and Pizzafari All Set to Reopen: The reopening of restaurants at Walt Disney World continues. Although a number of dining locations have opened, several fan favorites have yet to open their doors. It now appears several of these restaurants will be getting their official reopening date.

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Fab 50 Statues

As part of Walt Disney’s World 50th anniversary celebration, 50 new statues will be produced around the resort. The new announcements include Pooh and Piglet, Joe Gardner, and Edna Mode.

Biggest Disney news this week: Disney’s new mask policy or all the restaurant reopening?