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Walt Disney World News
- When Walt Disney World’s theme parks reopen, most attractions and a number of other experiences will be available for Guests to enjoy, while a few will not be available until further notice. To find out the full list, take a look at this article.
- The major refurbishment of Spaceship Earth at EPCOT has been temporarily paused. The attraction is currently scheduled to reopen to Guests on July 15.
- The Walt Disney World Resort is taking a deliberate approach that includes limits on attendance to align with guidance from health and government authorities on physical distancing. To manage attendance during this reopening period, Walt Disney World is introducing the new Disney Park Pass system. During this time, all Guests with a ticket or Annual Pass will be required to make a reservation in advance for each park entry, using this new online tool. More details can be found here.
- Walt Disney World will be retiring complimentary MagicBand distribution to Disney Resort hotel Guests for new reservations with arrivals beginning Jan. 1, 2021. Find out details here.
- EPCOT will be holding a modified version of the EPCOT Food & Wine Festival. The event will be the longest that has ever been offered with the event kicking off on July 15. More details can be found here about this version of the festival.
- Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party has been cancelled for 2020. Learn more here.
- Disney H2O Glow Nights has been cancelled for 2020. Details here.
- Gideon’s Bakehouse, a local bakery, is opening a new location in The Landing at Disney Springs. Anticipating to open later this year, Gideon’s is best known for small-batch, handmade, almost half-pound cookies and cakes. Find out the details here.
- The NBA will be staying at three Walt Disney World Hotels during their shortened season. Learn which hotels they will be at here.