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)

Weekly Disney Roundup For May 23 – May 29, 2021

In this edition of the Weekly Disney Round-Up: Disney will stream Avengers Campus opening ceremony, construction continues on Tron, plus Chapek confirms virtual queues are here to stay.

This is your Disney news round-up for the week of May 29, 2021.

Construction continues at TRON.
Construction continues at TRON.

Magic Kingdom

Construction Continues on Tron Coaster: Disney is making great progress on a number of projects. We recently got some photos of the exterior construction progress of TRON Lightcycle Power Run in Tomorrowland at the Magic Kingdom.

Photo credits (C) Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Photo credits (C) Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Business of Disney

Chapek Confirms Park Pass and Virtual Queues Are Here to Stay: Disney Company CEO Bob Chapek provided some new information about park capacity as well as the ongoing use of park pass reservations and virtual queues.

50th Anniversary TV Ad: Disney has released a television advertisement for the 50th-anniversary celebration.

Photo credits (C) Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved
Photo credits (C) Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Disney Cruise Line

Book A Trip On The Wish:  Disney Cruise Line has opened reservations for voyages on its newest whip, the Disney Wish.  The first sailings will happen in the summer of 2022.

Disneyland Updates

Starting June 15, Out-of-State Guests Allowed in Disneyland: Since Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure reopening on April 30, 2021, after being closed for more than a year, only California residents were permitted to visit the park.  Only California residents visiting in groups of 3 or fewer households are permitted in the west coast parks. Now, Disneyland will allow out-of-state guests to visit starting on June 15.

Disney to Stream Opening of Avengers Campus June 2: If you are a Marvel and Avengers fan, you will want to know that Disney will live stream the Avengers Campus opening ceremony on Wednesday, June 2 at 11:15 pm ET / 8:15 pm PT.

Biggest Disney news this week:  Virtual queues here to stay or out-of-state guests allowed in Disneyland?