Weekly Disney Roundup For October 17 – October 24, 2020

In this edition of the Weekly Disney Round-Up: Disney releases the official trailer for Raya and the Last Dragon, we get a glimpse at the new sign of EPCOT’s newest attraction, plus exciting news about the future of festivals at WDW in 2021.

This is your Disney news round-up for the week of October 10, 2020.

Magic Kingdom

Disney’s PeopleMover Continues: Disney’s refurbishment calendar notes that the Tomorrowland Transit Authority won’t reopen until at least January 2, 2021.  That said, Disney World has only posted park hours through that day, so it could be that the PeopleMover will be down even longer.

The PeopleMover will be down for a while longer.
The PeopleMover will be down for a while longer.


Festival of the Arts Coming In Early 2021: It’s official, Disney is bringing back EPCOT’s International Festival of the Arts in 2021! This announcement is great news for anyone hoping that Disney World in 2021 would be their escape to normalcy.

Our First Look at Remy’s Adventure Signage: Work continues the new Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure coming to the France pavilion in EPCOT.  It appears that the exterior work is nearly complete, with Disney putting up awnings, shutters, and trees. Now, thanks to Disney Imagineer Zach Riddley’s Instagram account, we have a peek at this beautiful new sign – and work of art.

Remy will soon get a new sign!
Remy will soon get a new sign!

Disney Resort Hotels

Swan and Dolphin No Longer A Disney Bus Transportation Stop: Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resorts are no longer using Disney buses.  They are now using Mears Transportation – much like the Disney Springs area resorts.

The Swan and Dolphin will no longer use Disney bus service.
The Swan and Dolphin will no longer use the Disney bus service.


Raya and the Last Dragon-Official Trailer: After some recasting of the original voices, Disney has finally released the official trailer for Raya and the Last Dragon.

What was the biggest Disney news this week?