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Weekly Disney Roundup For July 3– July 9, 2021

In this edition of the Weekly Disney Round-Up: EPCOT releases their Food and Wine 2021 menus, Disney Cruise Line will soon have a new Avengers themed meal option, plus we now know when several Disney hotels will reopen.

This is your Disney news round-up for the week of July 3, 2021.

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Business Of Disney

Pay For FastPass: Disneyland Paris is retiring its free FastPass and is replacing it with a paid service.  Disney Premier Access includes a number of digital services on the Disneyland Paris App.

EPCOT

Food and Wine 2021 Menus Released: Disney Parks has officially released the menus for the 2021 EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival Presented by CORKCICLE. The festival, which runs from July 15-November 20, is one of the most popular events that Walt Disney World hosts. Guests will be pleased to see a number of new offerings at some of their favorite pavilions, as well as 7 new booths.

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Disney’s Hollywood Studios

New Food Offerings Land at DHS: From Galaxy’s Edge to Sunset Blvd, a number of new food offerings are arriving at locations around Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The Disney Parks Blog recently shared several well-themed images of the new menu options.

Large sign at main hall entry at Disney’s Pop Century Resort Hotel

Resort and Hotels

Disney Has Now Released Re-Opening Dates for all Disney Resorts and Hotels: Disney World has announced the reopening dates for several resorts, and will begin to accept reservations starting July 8, 2021:

Disney Cruise Line

Take a Look at DCL’s New “Avengers: Quantum Encounter”: Disney has announced more details about the “Avengers: Quantum Encounter,” a new, interactive dining experience aboard the Disney Wish – the latest ship in the Disney Cruise Line family.

An early Disneyland cast member pin, is estimated at $1,000-2,000. This rarity measures 2 ½” long, dates from the 1950s, is numbered 6194, and has a unique oval design.
An early Disneyland cast member pin, is estimated at $1,000-2,000. This
rarity measures 2 ½” long, dates from the 1950s, is numbered 6194, and has a
unique oval design.

Collection Corner

Massive Disneyana Auction Planned for July 30th: Have you ever wanted to own a piece of Disney history? Well, here’s your chance! Potter & Potter Auctions, will be hosting a Disneyana sale on July 30, 2021, starting at 11 AM ET. The auction will feature over 500 lots of Disney Parks signs, props, Cast Member costumes, and other historic Disney antiques.

Biggest Disney news this week: the all-new Avengers: Quantum Encounter or Disney resorts and hotels re-opening dates?