ICYMI: The DisWorld’s News Round-up for the Week of May 7, 2017

A sentimental week at Walt Disney World as we say good-bye to “Wishes” and look forward to welcoming in “Happily Ever After”, American Idol will return to TV with auditions to be held at Walt Disney World and a majority of the “Once Upon A Time” cast will not be returning for the show’s seventh season.  Let’s take a look!




‘American Idol’ auditions to be held at Walt Disney World Resort and possibly Disneyland Resort

‘Happily Ever After’ nighttime spectacular debuts at Magic Kingdom

#DisneyParksLIVE to live stream ‘Happily Ever After’ on May 12

Tickets now available for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Tickets now available for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

New Exotic Magic Shots now available at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Tarzan meet and greet at Disney’s Animal Kingdom changes location

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa to host special 4th of July Event

The Big Kahuna and Samoan breakfast choices at Disney’s Polynesian Village’s Kona Café are no longer available

Red River Hogs have been born at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

Bus Stop 1 at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort is closed through May 29



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First look at Volcano Bay’s merchandise

E.T. Adventure closing for refurbishment this month

Universal’s Aventura Hotel now accepting reservations



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Only one weekend left to experience LEGO Star Wars Days

Get the Awesomer Annual Pass for only $99 during Flash Sale



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Disneyland Resort is now hiring

Cars 3′ preview now at Disney California Adventure

Groot, Star-Lord and Gamora Coming to Disney California Adventure Park this summer

New refillable popcorn bucket available for Disneyland Annual Passholders



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Disney Cruise Line announces sailings for Fall 2018

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2’ explodes with $500 million worldwide box office 

D23 Expo Saturday single-day tickets now sold out

‘Bambi’ Walt Disney Signature Collection available on Digital HD May 23 and Blu-ray June 6

‘Beauty and the Beast’ available on Blu-ray/DVD and Digital HD on June 6

Jennifer Morrison, Rebecca  Mader,  Ginnifer Goodwin, Josh Dallas, Emilie de Ravin, & Jared S. Gilmore will not return for ‘Once Upon A Time’s’ seventh season

‘Billy Dilley’s Super-Duper Subterranean Summer’ will debut June 3 on Disney XD

Disney Channel is working on a zombie musical movie

Cartoon Network is working on a new animated series “Unkitty” based on ‘The Lego Movie’ character


Rumor of the Week: Is a new restaurant coming to the West Side of Disney Springs?