In this edition of the Weekly Disney Round-Up: 2021 marks the end of the road for Radio Disney, DVC members and Annual Passholders get a special Christmas discount, construction in EPCOT continues, plus the reopening of 3 Disney World restaurants.
This is your Disney news round-up for the week of November 29, 2020.
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Radio Disney Disbanding in 2021: Radio Disney will be ending all operations by the end of the first quarter of 2021. The closure will end a 25 year run by the station. Starting in 1996, Radio Disney offered family-friendly music, mainly based on the pop music genre. As the decades went on, Radio Disney became available in almost every major radio market in the United States and eventually made its way to satellite radio.
Disney Has Curated a Special Christmas Playlist For Streaming Platforms: Disney wants to get you into the Christmas spirit with their new Christmas music playlists! The playlist is made up of some of your favorite Christmas songs from Disney films as well as some classic holiday favorites. This new Disney playlist is bound to bring you some “holiday cheer” this holiday season!
Hong Kong Disneyland to Close for the Third Time: Based on information released by Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam and reported in the South China Morning Post, Disney was forced to close Hong Kong Disneyland. The Special Administrative Region of China imposed new restrictions which include the closure of theme parks.
Three More Restaurants to Reopen at WDW:Walt Disney World continues the process of reopening since the unprecedented closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic in March. We have news of three restaurants which have reopened in the parks. Find out which three restaurants will reopen here.
DVC and Annual Passholders Set to Receive a Festive Discount: We have some exciting news out of EPCOT. Multiple online sources are reporting that a new discount for both Disney Vacation Club Members and Annual Passholders has been implemented. The discount is good for 10% off of food and non-alcoholic drinks at select booths at EPCOT’s International Festival of the Holidays.
LOOK: Final Exterior Construction Nears Completion at the France Pavilion: Unlike many Disney construction projects, which are hidden behind big walls and are kept out of public view, the progress on Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure in EPCOT’s France pavilion is easy to see from the Disney Skyliner. Take a look at the progress on Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure.